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Google's time-traveling car plans 'leak' online on Back to the Future Day

Google's time-traveling car plans 'leak' online on Back to the Future Day

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It seems like every company is using Back to the Future Day for fun or promotional purposes, including Google.While Lyft is offering free DeLorean rides throughout New York City on 21 October 2015, Nike has announced it is collaborating with the Michael... >>

Your old Chromecast now supports Spotify

Your old Chromecast now supports Spotify

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With the launch of the new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio came the news that Spotify was joining the list of compatible apps. It's a big name joining the casting revolution, making it really easy to cast music from your phone to your TV. It was one... >>

Fossil details Q family of connected accessories, including Q Founder Android Wear watch

Fossil details Q family of connected accessories, including Q Founder Android Wear watch

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Fossil has finally shed some light on its line-up of connected devices called Fossil Q, designed to keep you informed, without sacrificing your style. The devices were previously teased at New York fashion week.There are two "connected bracelets", the... >>

HTC One A9 vs Nexus 5X, Moto X Play, OnePlus 2, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference?

HTC One A9 vs Nexus 5X, Moto X Play, OnePlus 2, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference?

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HTC has officially announced the much-rumoured One A9 smartphone. It comes with a lovely premium build and some good specs, even if they don't quite hit flagship territory.We have put HTC's new device up against a few of the other mid-range Android smartphones... >>

Watch Google X test air delivery with a real-life Project Wing drone

Watch Google X test air delivery with a real-life Project Wing drone

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Videos of drones flying around and dropping off packages are pretty sweet. Amirite?Well, Google confirmed last year that it was developing a drone-based delivery program called Project Wing. The Google X team at Google had been working on Project Wing... >>

Project Fi: 9 things to know about Google's new mobile network

Project Fi: 9 things to know about Google's new mobile network

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Google has launched its very own mobile network in the US.Although the company hasn't suddenly invested in the costly infrastructure required to become a T-Mobile-like network operator overnight, it has partnered with some of the biggest carriers and... >>

Get your invite! Google's giving instant access to Project Fi for next 24 hours

Get your invite! Google's giving instant access to Project Fi for next 24 hours

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Google is handing out free "instant" invites for its Project Fi wireless network.Project Fi first debuted last April. It doesn't require a contract, has no termination fees, and will refund unused data. It's also all about keeping you connected to the... >>

Nexus 5X official: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

Nexus 5X official: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

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The Nexus 5X was formally announced on 29 October 2015, refreshing Google's pure Android handset. There's not just one handset this year, but two: the Nexus 5X made by LG and a larger Nexus 6P built by Huawei. We've kept track of the Nexus 5X from rumour... >>

Chromecast 2 review: Make any TV smart, effortlessly
4.5 stars

Chromecast 2 review: Make any TV smart, effortlessly

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When Google launched the first Chromecast back in 2013, we quickly picked up the affordable HDMI dongle for several friends and family members. After all, it's an inexpensive and incredibly handy way to wirelessly "cast" content to a TV and access smart... >>

View the world in VR: Google Street View now works with Cardboard

View the world in VR: Google Street View now works with Cardboard

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Google is making an effort to show how successful Cardboard has become since launching last year, as it just announced interesting developments for the virtual-reality platform, including new Street View functionality.Google gave developers at its I/O... >>

Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL vs Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus vs Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P: What's the difference between the flagships?

Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL vs Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus vs Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P: What's the difference between the flagships?

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It's been a busy few weeks for flagship phones across all platforms - iOS, Android and Windows. Apple announced the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus first, followed closely by Google and the Nexus 5X and 6S devices. Microsoft then completed the flagship platform... >>

Chromecast Audio review: Simply connect your disconnected speakers
5.0 stars

Chromecast Audio review: Simply connect your disconnected speakers

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Google's Chromecast, launched in 2014, grasped home cinema by the lapels and shook it firmly. The convoluted path to a connected TV experience was firmly diverted into modern streaming ease and at a price that was almost rude. Jump forward to the present... >>

What is Google's Now on Tap and how does it work?

What is Google's Now on Tap and how does it work?

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow brings a number of changes to your Android phone, but Now on Tap is the biggest individual new feature. First demoed at Google I/O, the idea is to extend the reach of Google across your device, making it easier and faster to find... >>

LG V10 vs Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, Nexus 6P, Moto X Style and LG G4: What's the difference?

LG V10 vs Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, Nexus 6P, Moto X Style and LG G4: What's the difference?

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LG has announced a new Android superphone going by the name of V10. It is the first of a new line of "V" smartphones, which will set a focus on premium specs and materials.The LG V10 has some interesting features up its sleeve including two displays,... >>

Google team behind Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P reveals what 'X' and 'P' mean

Google team behind Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P reveals what 'X' and 'P' mean

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Google just unveiled two new Nexus smartphones made in collaboration with LG and Huawei, and now we're starting to learn all the behind-the-scenes details and decisions made by the company during their development.The Google team behind LG's Nexus 5X... >>

Nexus Protect explained: This is how Google's new warranty plan works

Nexus Protect explained: This is how Google's new warranty plan works

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During its event on Tuesday, Google unveiled a two-year extended warranty programme designed to cover the latest Nexus phones.It's called Nexus Protect. If you purchase the new programme, Google promises to replace your Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P should the... >>

Nexus 6P vs S6 edge Plus, Moto X Style, LG G4, Xperia Z5 Premium, Mate S: What's the difference?

Nexus 6P vs S6 edge Plus, Moto X Style, LG G4, Xperia Z5 Premium, Mate S: What's the difference?

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Google has announced its new Nexus smartphones, introducing the world to the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.The two devices were heavily rumoured in the run up to their unveiling, leaving little to the imagination. We have compared the Nexus 5X to what we consider... >>

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 5: What's the difference?

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 5: What's the difference?

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Google has finally announced the new Nexus handsets following months and months of speculation. The Nexus 5X is set to replace the two-year old Nexus 5, while the Nexus 6P will stand in for the Nexus 6 and we have compared the two devices against... >>

Nexus 6P vs Nexus 6: What's the difference?

Nexus 6P vs Nexus 6: What's the difference?

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Google has announced two Nexus devices, with a replacement for the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 6 unveiled at an event in San Francisco.The two devices have been heavily leaked over the last couple of months, so there was little left to the imagination but... >>

Google Chromecast (2015) official release date, price and everything you need to know

Google Chromecast (2015) official release date, price and everything you need to know

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After two years of the original Chromecast, Google has announced an updated device that looks a bit different, but works on the same premise.Chromecast plugs into any TV with HDMI and USB ports (or requires separate power if not) and can be controlled... >>

Chromecast Audio explained: What is the new Chromecast with Spotify?

Chromecast Audio explained: What is the new Chromecast with Spotify?

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Google has launched a new version of its streaming hardware: Chromecast Audio. The idea here is to offer a way to turn any speaker or audio playing device into a smart connected wireless audio system.The dedicated hardware is made purely for audio and... >>

Nexus 6P official: Release date, price and specs

Nexus 6P official: Release date, price and specs

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Google has officially announced the Nexus 6P as a 5.7-inch smartphone made by Huawei during its launch event in San Francisco.It's pretty much identical to the many leaks and rumours we've seen and heard in the last few months, with a better camera, higher... >>

Watch the Google Nexus live stream

Watch the Google Nexus live stream

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The Google Nexus launch is one of the biggest gadget events of the year, and is Android fans chance to see what a pure Android experience looks like without the additional input from manufacturers like LG, Huawei, HTC or Sony.This year is certainly no... >>

15 smartphones with 3,000mAh batteries or larger, made to last longer

15 smartphones with 3,000mAh batteries or larger, made to last longer

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Some smartphone releases this year have shown us that bigger batteries aren't always going to keep coming. Samsung opted for smaller power cells in its Galaxy S6 than the previous generation – in favour of faster charging. Apple's iPhone 6S Plus has... >>

Google Pixel C tablet likely in the works but with Android and not Chrome OS

Google Pixel C tablet likely in the works but with Android and not Chrome OS

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Google is apparently planning to expand its Pixel line to include a new tablet.Unlike other Pixel devices, such as the Chromebook Pixel that launched in 2013 and its follow-up from March this year, Google's Pixel-branded tablet won't run its own Chrome... >>

Google might introduce a Play Music family plan at its big Nexus event

Google might introduce a Play Music family plan at its big Nexus event

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When it comes to streaming music services, Google Play Music is a solid option... except for one thing: it doesn't offer a family plan.Spotify, Apple Music, and plenty of other competing services currently offer households with multiple users the option... >>

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

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Fossil, the well-established fashion brand, has just announced three new smartwatch devices it's created with Google and Intel. We first heard about these back in August but now know the device are being called Fossil Q.Since Fossil is fashion focused... >>

This is the Nexus 6P, incredible official leak reveals all

This is the Nexus 6P, incredible official leak reveals all

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The next Nexus 6P, made by Huawei, has been leaking a lot of late as the expected release date approaches. Now the most official looking information and pictures yet have appeared revealing everything.The leaked slides appeared on Imgur and look like... >>

Huge Nexus 6P photo leak reveals design, confirms rumours

Huge Nexus 6P photo leak reveals design, confirms rumours

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As we approach the Nexus 6P release date of 29 September, we've seen more and more of the next Nexus device. But this is probably the biggest leak yet when it comes to design.Courtesy of Android Police we have what appears to be a product shot for the... >>

This is how to block weirdos with Gmail's new 'Block Sender' feature

This is how to block weirdos with Gmail's new 'Block Sender' feature

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Google wants you to reach inbox zero. It also, presumably, wants you to have a pleasant email experience that you can control. And so, in an effort to do all that, the company has introduced a new feature in Gmail.It's a "Block Sender" feature. The idea... >>

Huawei Nexus 6 is still on the cards, latest report claims mammoth 128GB storage

Huawei Nexus 6 is still on the cards, latest report claims mammoth 128GB storage

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With Google announcing a launch event for 29 September, there be no let up in the rumours and speculation over the multiple devices it is expected to announced.A new Google Chromecast has been talked about, along with the LG-made Nexus 5, and another... >>

This is the Google Chromecast 2 and it looks bonkers

This is the Google Chromecast 2 and it looks bonkers

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The second generation of Google's Chromecast appears to have leaked revealing details that suggest we can expect a big upgrade.The Chromecast 2 details were leaked to 9to5google which says the device was simply referred to as the "new Chromecast". So... >>

Google Glass is dead, long live Project Aura instead

Google Glass is dead, long live Project Aura instead

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Although Google has consistently made noises to suggest otherwise, it has been widely reported for much of the last year that the Google Glass project has been shelved - at the very least postponed.Now it seems that is in part true, with reports today... >>

Google Express same-day grocery delivery: Where is it available, how does it work?

Google Express same-day grocery delivery: Where is it available, how does it work?

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Google's same-day delivery service is adding fresh groceries to its basket.According to Bloomberg, Google Express will soon deliver fresh foods in two US cities by the end of this year. If you're interested in learning more about this new offering from... >>

Google's new logo: This is what it looks like, how it's evolved over the years

Google's new logo: This is what it looks like, how it's evolved over the years

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Google has changed a lot in recent weeks.Earlier this month, in a sweeping overhaul of how one of the world's most powerful technology companies operates, Google created a new publicly-traded parent company called Alphabet to house its different businesses.... >>

Your iPhone will now work with Android Wear: Here's what you need to know

Your iPhone will now work with Android Wear: Here's what you need to know

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Those of you who own an iPhone and want to own a smartwatch other than Apple Watch will be overjoyed to learn that Google has heard your woes and made Android Wear compatible with iPhone.That's right. Your iPhone will now work with any Android Wear watch.... >>

What is YouTube Gaming and could it kill Twitch?

What is YouTube Gaming and could it kill Twitch?

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Google is about to launch something a lot like Twitch. It's YouTube Gaming.At an event held at YouTube Space LA on 12 June, Google previewed a new initiative called YouTube Gaming. It's a mobile app as well as a website designed to showcase YouTube's... >>

Photos reveal that the Huawei Nexus looks awesome

Photos reveal that the Huawei Nexus looks awesome

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There has been plenty of speculation that Huawei is building a Nexus handset, and the growing mass of evidence makes it difficult to deny. Having seen video renders for the new device, we've now got photos of what's reported to be a prototype of the... >>

Big Mac, large fries, Android Pay: McDonald's outs 26 August live date

Big Mac, large fries, Android Pay: McDonald's outs 26 August live date

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We've all been waiting for Android Pay to officially launch and it could be as soon as 26 August, in the US at least, if details from McDonald's prove to be true.Android Police has got hands on some internal documents from McDonald's, informing staff... >>

Bing's Android app has a new feature that's just like Google Now on Tap

Bing's Android app has a new feature that's just like Google Now on Tap

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Microsoft has added a new feature described as "snapshots on tap" within it's Bing Search app for Android - and as you might've guessed already, it works very similarly to Google's Now on Tap feature coming with Android Marshmallow this autumn.Google... >>

Google Hangouts now has its own website for videos calls and messaging

Google Hangouts now has its own website for videos calls and messaging

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Although there are already a hundred different ways to access the Hangouts video-calling service, Google has apparently decided you need yet another way. It has launched an all-new Google Hangouts website.You can still start a Hangout from Gmail, your... >>

Google's OnHub smart Wi-Fi router might actually excite you

Google's OnHub smart Wi-Fi router might actually excite you

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We've all been there. Your internet isn't working at home, so you resort to unplugging and then re-plugging in your Wi-Fi router. Maybe that'll do the trick... or maybe it won't. It's just one of life's mysteries.But Google has developed a new product... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the next version of Google's mobile OS

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the next version of Google's mobile OS

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Google has unveiled a Android lawn sculpture outside its Mountain View headquarters, confirming that M is officially Android Marshmallow.There had been plenty of speculation about what sweet treat Google would name the next version of Android after,... >>

Watch Google tease 'What's M Gonna Be?' in jingly video about Android M

Watch Google tease 'What's M Gonna Be?' in jingly video about Android M

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Google is majorly teasing Android M, with a new video posted to YouTube.Nat and Lo is a YouTube channel from two Google employees, and they make videos about various developments and special projects at Google. Their latest video, for instance, takes... >>

Dell Chromebook 13 announced: Intel Core i5, 12-hour battery, business secure and more

Dell Chromebook 13 announced: Intel Core i5, 12-hour battery, business secure and more

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Dell has teamed up with Google to create its latest Chromebook 13. The plan was to create a sleek design that's powerful enough for business use.The design is aimed at the premium end with a carbon fibre weave cover, magnesium alloy palm rest and aluminium... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Google Nexus 6: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Google Nexus 6: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced two new flagship phablets - the Galaxy S6 edge Plus and the Galaxy Note 5. Both devices have been the subject of rumours for several months and now they have finally arrived sporting some pretty decent specs.But how do they hold... >>

Google restructures, becomes Alphabet

Google restructures, becomes Alphabet

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Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have announced that they have restructured Google so it is now a division of a bigger company called Alphabet.The new parent company, run by Page and Brin, allows the new venture to create a number of companies... >>

Huawei Nexus smartphone revealed in video: Fingerprint reader, USB-C and more

Huawei Nexus smartphone revealed in video: Fingerprint reader, USB-C and more

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The Huawei Nexus smartphone appears to be the next major handset release from Google, following rumours. Now a video has leaked.The video, which claims to show off the Huawei Nexus, was shared by serial leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer, also known as the... >>

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

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Android hack worriers rejoice, the fixes are coming to save the day. Google, Samsung and LG and now going to start rolling out monthly security updates.After Android's biggest bug yet was revealed at the Black Hat security conference recently, it was... >>