Latest Google app reviews

Android 7.1 Nougat review: Subtle but super-sweet OS update
5.0 stars Android 7.1 Nougat review: Subtle but super-sweet OS update By Cam Bunton

Android 7.1 Nougat is the latest version of Google's mobile operating system. It makes its debut on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, the company’s first... Read more

Hands-on: Inbox by Gmail, a clean email app that doubles as a to-do list
Hands-on: Inbox by Gmail, a clean email app that doubles as a to-do list By Elyse Betters

Inbox is a new email experience from the Gmail team. While it hasn't completely launched yet, we were able to snag an invite and give it a go.To use Inbox,... Read more

Android 4.4 KitKat review
4.0 stars Android 4.4 KitKat review By Chris Hall

Another year, another version of Google's Android operating system. This time it's version 4.4, better known as Android KitKat. Yup, the Nestle four-finger... Read more

New Google Maps: We explore the features of the preview
New Google Maps: We explore the features of the preview By Ian Morris

At Google I/O one of the most exciting developments was the reworking of Google Maps. Both online and on mobile devices. With maps being ubiquitous now,... Read more

Hands-on: Google Play Music All Access review
Hands-on: Google Play Music All Access review By Jake Smith

It was no surprise when Google announced Google Play Music All Access during its keynote at Google I/O on Wednesday. Set to take on Spotify, Rdio, Pandora... Read more

Google Chrome on iPhone pictures and hands-on
Google Chrome on iPhone pictures and hands-on By Danny Brogan

Google has announced that it’s Chrome browser is now available as an app on both the iPhone and iPad. The words had barley left the lips of Brian Rakowski,... Read more

New Android Market hands-on
New Android Market hands-on By Chris Hall

The new Android Market was announced and demoed by Google a couple of days ago and rather than sit and twiddle our thumbs waiting for it to be pushed out... Read more

Music Beta by Google hands-on
Music Beta by Google hands-on By Chris Hall

Anyone who has used a Google product will know that they like to release software and services to the world long before for the beta tag is removed. Music... Read more

Google Earth has a Honeycomb makeover
Google Earth has a Honeycomb makeover By Paul Lamkin

Google has released a version of Google Earth for Android devices "to take full advantage of the large screens and powerful processors that this exciting... Read more

Is this the new streaming Android Music player?
Is this the new streaming Android Music player? By Chris Hall

There are a number of Android pieces waiting to fall into place and this leaked, but working, Music app seems to fit perfectly into the middle of that... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Personal Blocklist by Google review (Chrome)
APP OF THE DAY: Personal Blocklist by Google review (Chrome) By Stuart Miles

App of the day as you know isn't just about iPhone or Android apps, but about all apps on all platforms including Google's Chrome browser. In steps this... Read more

Google Maps 5 explored
Google Maps 5 explored By Chris Hall

Google Maps 5 has just been released to the Android Market, meaning you can scurry out and update your Google Android devices.This isn’t just an incremental... Read more

Google Chrome OS - First Look
Google Chrome OS - First Look By Duncan Geere

Google has dropped the source code of Chrome OS into the wild, so we thought we'd take a look and see if it lives up to the lofty hype that's been placed... Read more

Google Wave - First Look
Google Wave - First Look By Duncan Geere

While other sites are writing reviews of Google Wave, we think it's a little unfair to judge Google's new communications tool so early, especially as it's... Read more

Google Voice
4.5 stars Google Voice By Stuart Miles

Not content with dominating the world of search, email, maps, and pictures, Google has set its sights on another target: your mobile phone. No we aren't... Read more