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Google Now for Android adds cards from over 40 third-party apps like Pandora and Lyft

Google Now for Android adds cards from over 40 third-party apps like Pandora and Lyft

By 30 January 2015

Google has updated its Search app with more Google Now cards, but this time they're cards from third-party apps. "Starting today, the Google app on Android can help you keep up with all the good stuff in 40 different apps at a glance—it’ll bring you... >>

Google reliance on ads could force investors to question company direction

Google reliance on ads could force investors to question company direction

By 29 January 2015

Everybody knows Google makes a lot of money on advertising, but it begs the question: has Google become too dependent on that business model? The company continually struggles to pull revenues from other sources, as evident by its fourth-quarter results... >>

Send Money in Gmail reaches UK to make sending and receiving money simpler

Send Money in Gmail reaches UK to make sending and receiving money simpler

By 29 January 2015

When Google launched Send Money in Gmail in the US, UK dwellers could have been forgiven for feeling jealous. Now the easy way to pay is coming to the UK. Yay. Send Money in Gmail does what the name suggests allowing people to sign into their Gmail account... >>

Apple: Android users love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple: Android users love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

By 27 January 2015

Tim Cook has said that Android users just "love" the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, citing that the last quarter saw the highest number of Android switchers over the last three launches. The comments made during the Q&A session of the Apple Q1 '15 earnings... >>

Apple HomeKit explained: What is it, and how does it work?

Apple HomeKit explained: What is it, and how does it work?

By 22 January 2015

Hot on the heels of the home automation trend, Apple has introduced a new system called HomeKit that will enable you to have wireless and electronic control of your home, household features, activities, appliances, and more. HomeKit is not yet available... >>

Chrome browser for iOS now supports OS X's Handoff feature

Chrome browser for iOS now supports OS X's Handoff feature

By 21 January 2015

Google has updated its Chrome for iOS app. While the new Material Design, with fluid motion and bold graphics, is a cool addition, the most noteworthy feature is the ability to transfer from Chrome on your mobile to a browser on OS X. Chrome for iOS now... >>

Google Glass: A brief history

Google Glass: A brief history

By 16 January 2015

Google Glass is in danger of becoming a fond yet long-forgotten memory, much like Atari or LaserDiscs. Google announced on 15 January that it would soon end sales of Google Glass as well as kill the Explorer programme, though it promised to continue working... >>

Nest's Tony Fadell to take charge of Google Glass as Explorer Programme shuts down

Nest's Tony Fadell to take charge of Google Glass as Explorer Programme shuts down

By 15 January 2015

The guy who cofounded Nest and is considered "the father of the iPod" has now taken control of Google Glass. Google Glass is leaving the experimental Google X unit and will become one of Tony Fadell's responsibilities, Fortune has reported. Ivy Ross,... >>

What is Google Cast for Audio, what speakers support it and why does it matter?

What is Google Cast for Audio, what speakers support it and why does it matter?

By 15 January 2015

Google has announced a new method for streaming audio and you'll want to pay attention: it's called Google Cast for Audio. It capitalises on the success of Chromecast and it uses the same system to let you send audio to a compatible device, like a speaker... >>

This is the Project Ara phone (in pictures)

This is the Project Ara phone (in pictures)

By 14 January 2015

Google has revealed its latest efforts in creating a modular based mobile phone, dubbed Project Ara, answering plenty of questions and leaving us with many more. Aside from a bevy of new information, Google has released a host of new pictures that let... >>