The adventure title sold 1.5 million units. More than a third on iOS.
Google’s new Chromecast stick is already be a hit in terms of early sales, but it might not be the first streaming media device the company was planning to offer consumers.
Google has terminated a promotion for three free months of Netflix service with the purchase of its new Chromecast streaming device that launched yesterday. The reason? Overwhelming demand for the $35 gadget.
Apple has been declared America’s computer brand of the year, mobile phone brand of the year, and tablet brand of the year by a Harris Interactive poll of 38,500 Americans.
Guest Post On occasion I encounter the argument that Google App Engine is a proprietary platform, which implies lock-in, which many developers consider a Bad Thing. I’d like to address that complaint.
We compared the 2012 and 2013 models of the Nexus 7 to see what’s changed. Our first impression: The screen is much, much nicer.
Editor’s Pick Much like Android helped pave the way for Google’s future in mobile, Chromecast could do the same with media. Here’s why.
We got our hands on Google’s new $35 media adapter that plugs into a TV and lets you stream video from your phone or laptop. Here’s a photo gallery with our notes.
Facebook had been trading at around $26/share all day, but it jumped to to almost $31 within minutes of the news
If you’ve ever wanted more incentive to work outdoors in San Francisco, today is your kind of day. Google has donated $600,000 to the city to turn on free Wi-Fi in 31 public parks.
Life360 knows why Google is shutting down its location-sharing app latitude: niche products are winning over big “platform services.”
Libraries for Android, Chrome, and iOS are launching today along with the SDK developer preview.
Google’s new $35 Chromecast streaming device looks like a game-changer.
Restricted profiles, textbooks support, low-power Bluetooth, OpenGL support for screaming fast graphics in games… Yeah, 4.3 is a different beast.
Google Play Games app is available to download today.
Netflix is the first video partner to begin offering high-definition video at 1080p resolution on the Android platform, Google announced at a press event today.
Android chief Hugo Barra (pictured above) said the new device, which is built by Asus, will also feature front (1.2MP) and rear (5MP) cameras, 2 gigabytes of RAM, and a 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor (for better gaming experiences).
Who says Android tablets are dead?
Best Buy just couldn’t wait until Google officially announced its new Nexus 7 Android tablet.
Gmail’s tabbed interface is a great idea that doesn’t quite work. So why doesn’t Google focus on some more pressing email problems?
How the times have changed. Apple is the new enterprise.
Editor’s Pick Not much has gone right for Apple on Wall Street since AAPL passed $700 in September 2012. Now another quarterly earnings report has come and gone with so-so financial results and lackluster earnings, putting more downward pressure on the stock.
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Verizon Wireless has debuted three refreshed Motorola Droid smartphones, including a new Droid Maxx with a touted battery life of 48 hours.
“We are the complete marketing suite for visual interest-based social networks,” Piqora CEO Sharad Verma told me yesterday. “We’re the only company that provides a unified dashboard for Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr.”
The Moto X, Motorola’s first smartphone designed under Google, isn’t shying away from minimalist interfaces.
Two of our favorite deals stories of the day, involving director Spike Lee’s latest project and an ambitious smartphone that runs both desktop-grade Ubuntu and Android, are crowdfunding stories.
Android users can finally get down with one of the best co-op party games.
New speech and voice recognition technologies would likely be used to augment Google’s “conversational search” offering.
Vir2o wants to be the “local pub and community center” of the Internet. The startup launched a new social media platform today and revealed that is is backed by $1 million in seed financing.
Pictures of the next generation of Google’s popular Nexus 7 tablet have leaked to the web and the launch of the device is coming soon,
Google has agreed to buy a 6.3 percent stake of Himax Display, a sign Google is getting more serious about boosting production of its Google Glass wearable tech.
Just a day after Google invited media to attend the unveiling of the Moto X Android smartphone on Aug. 1, more pictures of the hyped device have been leaked to the web.
Motorola’s not-so-secret Moto X, its first Android smartphone developed under Google, will officially be unveiled in a few weeks.
Google has made a lot of design changes to Gmail in the past few months, sometimes to the dismay of its users. Now it’s fixing one of the biggest complaints.
Needless to say, investors’ confidence was impacted by this week’s flood of earnings news. Here’s a look at what moved up, what moved down, and why.
With Gmail’s new inbox, Google is creating its own flavor of spam.
This year Google made one of the biggest changes to the engine that drives its cash flow, ever. And that change was supposed to drive increased revenue and higher costs per click.
I guess someone forgot to tell Google.
“Write ten lines of code and you’ll have two-factor authentication on your site,” CEO Robert Masse told me a few days ago in Montreal. “You still own the customer, and it’s completely free.”
You might have been expecting an update on Google Glass, but Page chose to talk about Project Loon, an attempt to bring balloon-powered Internet access to people in remote and developing areas.
Google just released its Q2 2013 quarterly earnings: $14 billion in revenue, including $13.1 billion in ad sales, and almost $4 billion in profit.
Here’s the company’s quarter, visually.