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Google Stadia review: The cloud gaming platform we always hoped for
4.5 stars Google Stadia review: The cloud gaming platform we always hoped for By Rik Henderson

We've seen a few false starts when it comes to cloud gaming, but Stadia is the first to make us sit up and take notice. Find out why in our review. Read more

Google Stadia pricing, release date details, launch games and how it works
Google Stadia pricing, release date details, launch games and how it works By Rik Henderson

Google will be launching its much-rumoured cloud gaming platform, Stadia, in November this year. Here's everything you need to know about it. Read more

Google Stadia launch games list longer than expected
Google Stadia launch games list longer than expected By Rik Henderson

Stadia has hastened the release date of another 10 games to make for a better launch line-up. That makes 22 games available in total. Read more

Google slashes Pixel 3a and Pixel 4 prices for Black Friday
Google slashes Pixel 3a and Pixel 4 prices for Black Friday By Chris Hall

Google has made its move, announcing a sweeping run of discounts on many of its devices for Black Friday. Read more

The best Google Home and Nest Hub deals for Black Friday
The best Google Home and Nest Hub deals for Black Friday By Chris Hall

Savings across the Google and Nest family Read more

Get a Tile and Google Nest Mini bundle for less with this Argos deal
Get a Tile and Google Nest Mini bundle for less with this Argos deal By Dan Grabham

Tile has launched an Argos-exclusive bundle deal where you can get a Tile Essentials Pack along with a Google Nest Mini for a budget price.  Buy the Read more

Google Maps adds a translation feature to help you on your travels
Google Maps adds a translation feature to help you on your travels By Chris Hall

Google has always offered a range of translation options, but in the latest addition to Google Maps, it's going to make life in foreign lands easier Read more

Google Stadia app now arrives for iPhone
Google Stadia app now arrives for iPhone By Rik Henderson

Google Stadia will officially launch on 19 November, but you can get ready ahead of time. Read more

Your Chromebook now shows you its end-of-life date
Your Chromebook now shows you its end-of-life date By Cam Bunton

New Chrome OS software is rolling out, including an easy way to find out how long your device is going to be supported for Read more

B&O Beoplay H9 3rd Gen (2019) review: Great sound, now with Google Assistant
4.0 stars B&O Beoplay H9 3rd Gen (2019) review: Great sound, now with Google Assistant By Mike Lowe

The third-gen H9 introduce voice assistant and improved battery life. The price tag is steep, but the quality is unquestionable. The best over-ears? Read more

Project Nightingale: Why is Google secretly gathering personal health records?
Project Nightingale: Why is Google secretly gathering personal health records? By Maggie Tillman

You'd think big tech companies would learn by now that many consumers don't like their data being collected without their explicit consent. Or maybe they just don't care. One has to wonder that after reading The Wall Street Journal's report on Google's latest mass data-gathering project. Read more

Google Stadia app has appeared in Google Play Store ahead of launch
Google Stadia app has appeared in Google Play Store ahead of launch By Adrian Willings

Google Stadia is set to launch on 19 November and in preparation for it, the company has already released the system's companion app on the Play Store Read more

Google Camera update brings Pixel 4's astrophotography mode to older Pixel devices
Google Camera update brings Pixel 4's astrophotography mode to older Pixel devices By Britta O'Boyle

Google has started to roll out an update to its default camera app that gives older Pixel users access to the astrophotography mode that launched on the Read more

Leaked Google ad shows Pixel 4 and 4 XL getting huge Black Friday discounts
Leaked Google ad shows Pixel 4 and 4 XL getting huge Black Friday discounts By Maggie Tillman

One of Google's upcoming Black Friday deals appears to have leaked online. Read more

Google Pixel 4 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your Google phone
Google Pixel 4 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your Google phone By Chris Hall

The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are the latest phones from Google, a glittering showcase of Android 10's new features, pushing new methods of interaction, Read more

Google might have killed Daydream, but it's making Cardboard open source
Google might have killed Daydream, but it's making Cardboard open source By Adrian Willings

Just last month Google announced that it was killing off its Daydream VR project. The news came in the midst of the company's annual "Made by Google" Read more

Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Mini, Max, Hub and Hub Max
Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Mini, Max, Hub and Hub Max By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Get the most out of your Google Home, Mini, Max, Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max with our top tips and tricks, helping you master your voice-activated speaker. Read more

Google's first Pixel phone will get one last software update
Google's first Pixel phone will get one last software update By Cam Bunton

Google has confirmed that its first Pixel phone, launched in 2016, is only getting one more security and software update Read more

Doubling up on Google Home: How and why to use multiple Google Home devices
Doubling up on Google Home: How and why to use multiple Google Home devices By Adrian Willings

Updated You can use multiple Google Home devices around the home, we've got the details on how to do it and why it's worthwhile. Click here to read more. Read more

When is Android Pie coming to my phone? Details for Samsung, OnePlus, Huawei, and more
When is Android Pie coming to my phone? Details for Samsung, OnePlus, Huawei, and more By Chris Hall

The annual cycle of Android rolls on, with the latest version of the Google mobile software being called Android 9 Pie Read more

Google Chrome tips and tricks: Master your desktop browser
Google Chrome tips and tricks: Master your desktop browser By Maggie Tillman

Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers in the world, and yet, because we use it so often, we often forget what it can do. Read more

Tile adds Google Assistant support: Hey Google, find my keys
Tile adds Google Assistant support: Hey Google, find my keys By Britta O'Boyle

Google has added support for Tile - the original Bluetooth trackers that help you find lost items. Tile previously revealed at the beginning of September Read more

What is a mesh network and what's the best mesh system for you?
What is a mesh network and what's the best mesh system for you? By Rik Henderson

Using a mesh network system can ensure your entire home has great wireless internet throughout. We explain how. Read more

Google Pixel 4 XL review: Look mum, no hands
4.0 stars Google Pixel 4 XL review: Look mum, no hands By Chris Hall

A great pure Android handset - but rivals have closed the gap in camera performance, offer more power, more compact design and better battery life. Read more

Stadia first-party exclusives planned, but not until long after launch
Stadia first-party exclusives planned, but not until long after launch By Rik Henderson

Stadia launches on 19 November and a stack of games will be available for purchase on day one. But, none of them will be in-house Google exclusives. Read more

Google will fix the Pixel 4's 90Hz display so it'll stop dropping to 60Hz
Google will fix the Pixel 4's 90Hz display so it'll stop dropping to 60Hz By Maggie Tillman

Google has been forced to respond to this controversy; it's now providing more detail on why the screen changes its refresh rate, and it's promising a fix in the form of an upcoming software update. Read more

How to force Google Chrome to show any website in dark mode
How to force Google Chrome to show any website in dark mode By Maggie Tillman

Google has updated its Chrome browser to version 78, and it brings new features like a Forced Dark Mode that literally forces a dark theme upon any and every website, even if the website doesn't natively have its own dark mode. Here's how to enable the feature. Read more

What is Google Duplex, where is it available, and how does it work?
What is Google Duplex, where is it available, and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Google is beginning to roll out its human-sounding Google Duplex technology to Pixel users in the US. Read more

How to turn on Gmail's new dark mode
How to turn on Gmail's new dark mode By Maggie Tillman

Dark modes have become very popular in recent years, thanks to their ability to blacken interfaces, thereby reducing the strain on your eyes and simultaneously saving your device's battery life. As a result, companies like Google and Apple have begun to release system-wide dark modes across their operating systems, and even app developers are updating their apps with their own dark mode takes. Read more

Hey Google, give me 13 tips and tricks for a spooky smart home this Halloween
Hey Google, give me 13 tips and tricks for a spooky smart home this Halloween By Britta O'Boyle

Here are 13 tips and tricks for Google Nest devices that will add an extra scare to your home this Halloween. Read more

Google will add eye detection to controversial face unlock feature on Pixel 4 phones
Google will add eye detection to controversial face unlock feature on Pixel 4 phones By Chris Hall

There's been a storm in a teacup recently over Google's new face unlock system on its new Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL phones Read more

Google ARCore: Android's augmented reality tech explained
Google ARCore: Android's augmented reality tech explained By Maggie Tillman

ARCore is Android’s version of Apple ARKit. It's a baked-in augmented reality tech. Read more

Google Pixel 4 review: Shooting for the stars
4.0 stars Google Pixel 4 review: Shooting for the stars By Cam Bunton

Google's fourth-gen Pixel brings with it Motion Sense gesture control and a great camera. But poor battery life and the competition let it down... Read more

Google Assistant tips and tricks: How to master your Android assistant
Google Assistant tips and tricks: How to master your Android assistant By Maggie Tillman

To help you figure out everything Assistant does on the phone, we've rounded up some expert tips and tricks. Read more

Stadia Controller is not as wireless as initially thought
Stadia Controller is not as wireless as initially thought By Rik Henderson

Google's Stadia launches on 19 November in a number of countries but we've just found out that one of its key features will not be ready in time. Read more

What is Google Live Caption and how does it work?
What is Google Live Caption and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Those of you who are hearing-impaired or love to watch videos with captions on will enjoy Google's new Live Caption feature now rolling out. Read more

RIP Google Clips: Google quietly removes camera from its store
RIP Google Clips: Google quietly removes camera from its store By Maggie Tillman

The company quietly killed the camera, it seems, because the actual product listing has been removed from Google’s online store Read more

Google Nest Mini review: Mini update, max impact
4.5 stars Google Nest Mini review: Mini update, max impact By Chris Hall

With a new name - it's Nest rather than Home - this 'mini' entry point to the smart home speaker maximises the sound quality compared to before. Read more

Google Daydream VR is dead, kaput, it has ceased to be
Google Daydream VR is dead, kaput, it has ceased to be By Rik Henderson

Google is winding down its Daydream VR project after a two-year run, with the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL phones not supporting the platform. Read more

Pixel 4 'Made by Google' event: Everything that happened
Pixel 4 'Made by Google' event: Everything that happened By Maggie Tillman

Here's what happened at the Pixel 4 launch event and how you can still watch it. Read more

Google Home vs Nest Mini vs Home Max vs Nest Hub vs Nest Hub Max: Which Google speaker should you buy?
Google Home vs Nest Mini vs Home Max vs Nest Hub vs Nest Hub Max: Which Google speaker should you buy? By Adrian Willings

Our guide to Google Nest's smart home speakers. Read more

What are Google Home, Home Max, Nest Mini, Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max and what can they do?
What are Google Home, Home Max, Nest Mini, Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max and what can they do? By Maggie Tillman

This is everything you need to know about Nest and Google Home devices. What are they, how do they work and what devices work with them? Read more

Google Pixel 4 vs Pixel 4 XL: What's the difference?
Google Pixel 4 vs Pixel 4 XL: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Here are the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL's specifications up against each other to see what the differences and similarities are. Read more

Google Pixel 4 vs Pixel 3: What's the difference?
Google Pixel 4 vs Pixel 3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Here are the specifications for the Pixel 4 and 4 XL against the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. Read more

Google Pixelbook Go is a lightweight mid-range Chrome OS laptop with a 'rippled, wavy bottom'
Google Pixelbook Go is a lightweight mid-range Chrome OS laptop with a 'rippled, wavy bottom' By Dan Grabham

Google has officially announced Pixelbook Go, a Chrome OS laptop that's available at a mid-range price point. Read more

Google officially unveils the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL with boosted camera and radar Motion Sense
Google officially unveils the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL with boosted camera and radar Motion Sense By Chris Hall

Google has taken the wraps off its 2019 phones, revealing the often-leaked Pixel 4 Read more

All-new Pixel Buds have long-range connection, better sound and a wireless charging case
All-new Pixel Buds have long-range connection, better sound and a wireless charging case By Dan Grabham

Google has announced an all-new set of Pixel Buds that are flush with the ear and have adaptive sound.There's ambient noise passthrough and a vent so Read more

What is Google's Soli chip and how does Motion Sense work?
What is Google's Soli chip and how does Motion Sense work? By Britta O'Boyle

This is everything you need to know about Google's Soli chip, including what it is, how it works and what its potential applications are. Read more

What is Night Sight and what can it do on the Pixel phone?
What is Night Sight and what can it do on the Pixel phone? By Chris Hall

Everything you need to know about the Pixel night shooting mode Read more

The Pixelbook Go leaks out again - but it looks a bit different this time
The Pixelbook Go leaks out again - but it looks a bit different this time By Dan Grabham

More official-looking images of the new, low-priced Pixelbook Go laptop have leaked out. The new device won't be a tablet - as Google says it has given Read more