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Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

By 3 July 2014

When the European Court of Justice ruled that search engine providers must offer a way for individuals to effectively prevent articles or online activities about themselves from being found, it was easy to find the positives in such a move. Few of us... >>

Google buys Songza music curation service for $39 million, iOS app included

Google buys Songza music curation service for $39 million, iOS app included

By 2 July 2014

Google has acquired Songza for a reported $39 million. The music curation service offers ad-supported playlists of tunes chosen around topical themes and while Google does not plan to change it in the immediate future, it is thought that Google Play Music... >>

What can Android Wear do? Here's all the best features explained, with tips and tricks

What can Android Wear do? Here's all the best features explained, with tips and tricks

By 28 June 2014

The world's first Android Wear watches have begun to launch for consumers, and that means it is time to review all the best features and hidden gems buried within Google's operating system for wearables. This is everything you need to know. Let's just... >>

Project Tango LG tablet to release next year for consumers, says Google at I/O

Project Tango LG tablet to release next year for consumers, says Google at I/O

By 26 June 2014

Google's Project Tango will become a reality for consumers by 2015, it's claimed. According Forbes and several other publications, Google announced at the I/O developer conference on 26 June that it is working with LG on a consumer device. The announcement... >>

Want Cardboard? Here’s how to make (or buy) Google’s DIY VR headset at home

Want Cardboard? Here’s how to make (or buy) Google’s DIY VR headset at home

By 26 June 2014

Clear off a space on your work desk. It's time to get all MacGyver with Google Cardboard. Google gave developers who attended I/O a cardboard do-it-yourself kit that turns into a virtual headset. The company said it wanted everyone to experience virtual... >>

Step aside, Oculus Rift: Cardboard is Google's DIY VR headset for Android devices

Step aside, Oculus Rift: Cardboard is Google's DIY VR headset for Android devices

By 25 June 2014

When you think of virtual reality today, you probably think of the Oculus Rift or some mammoth setup that involves heavy machinery for your head, lots of wires, and a person fumbling around in another realm. But Google had something else in mind: cardboard.... >>

What's new with Android L? Seven things to be excited about

What's new with Android L? Seven things to be excited about

By 25 June 2014

Google has kicked off its I/O developer conference, with an event that previewed the next version of Android. The company is really excited about the upcoming upgrade to its mobile operating system. And you should be too. We were on hand at the event,... >>

Google Fit announced as Android version of iOS 8 HealthKit, Nike and Adidas onboard

Google Fit announced as Android version of iOS 8 HealthKit, Nike and Adidas onboard

By 25 June 2014

Google has announced in detail its Google Fit platform. The fitness hub means that multiple data inputs, from smartwatches to heart rate monitors, can be processed all within Android. This should make tracking fitness data all in one place a far easier... >>

HTC: Working to bring Android L to HTC One M8 and M7

HTC: Working to bring Android L to HTC One M8 and M7

By 25 June 2014

HTC has said that it is already planning on bringing the new Android OS, Android L, to the HTC One family including the M8 and the M7: "HTC is excited about the new features in Android L and we can't wait to share them with our customers. We are committed... >>

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

By 25 June 2014

Google has confirmed that it will soon allow Chromebook users run Android apps on the desktop operating system, blurring the lines of what Chrome OS and Android is. Google demoed Evernote, Vine, and Flipboard Android apps working on a Chromebook Pixel... >>