Guest Post Why Google’s voice assistant technology is superior to Apple’s and why it will stay that way.
Smartphones did a number on us. They changed the way we communicate, the way we interact with the Web, heck, even our posture.
Is your Google Glass not fitting well over your regular glasses? The digital eye wear may one day come with prescription lenses.
Guest Post But is cloud gaming for Android even possible?
Google is building a Chrome-based development environment, code-named Spark. The IDE would function as a Chrome app on a Chromebook and would enable developers to build apps for Chrome faster and easier than they can currently.
92 of the world’s top 100 brands have at least one app on Apple’s app store. 75 have at least one app on Google Play. But only 26 have an app in Amazon’s upstart app store.
Good news for early adopters of Google’s Chromecast streaming media stick: HBO is rolling out a new Chromecast app today for its streaming video service HBO Go, the company announced today.
Microsoft says its Kinect voice controls will work with YouTube app on Xbox One.
This week, Calico’s chief executive Art Levinson revealed that he is beginning to recruit a superstar genetics team.
Editor’s Pick At companies that run on Google Apps, the Google+ identity machine creates an invasive view of everything you do, including personal email and search conducted from work devices.
Google is doing some consolidating when it comes to its various news services.
While it might seem unfair to those of us poking along at a few tens of megabits per second, Kansas City residents are getting a second chance to sign up for Google Fiber, the company posted today.
Editor’s Pick Google has an even bigger vision for Helpouts, its face-to-face video consultation platform: To bring affordable health care to patients.
The debate actually precedes the first app store to hit volume.
Signaling its advance into new turf, mobile developer Glu Mobile announced today that it has developed a word game, Spellista, for the Google Glass wearable device.
Every time you complain about government spying on Facebook, an NSA agent gets his wings.
Is this facet of modern life something we are getting used to — something that doesn’t bother us any more than using a fob to enter a building?
Yahoo wants to keep the NSA out, just like Google.
Google and its partners provide small, concrete tasks; teens choose tasks that interest them and earn points for each task completed.
Google Play has better search than the iOS app store, but Apple has better app discovery and content curation. It’s also much better at helping users evaluate app options, but trails the Amazon app store in a key usability score.
Google finally released its Google Play Music app for iOS today, with unlimited songs, custom radio stations, no skip limits, smart recommendations based on the music you like and listen too, and more.
Guest Post Manish Dudharejia is the co-founder of e-marketing firm E2M Solutions
Android tablet shipments have outpaced Apple iPad shipments all year. But it’s only in the last quarter that Android tablet revenue has surpassed iPad revenue for the first time.
Check out our little picture gallery, featuring Stallman, DHH, Rasmus, and whole bunch of hardware hackers. It only gets better from here!
“This claim is literally outrageous,” BrandYourself CEO Patrick Ambron told me this morning. “Anyone can do this for free.”
New York U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin said Google’s scanning and cataloging of printed books fell within fair use because it was “highly transformative.”
A new Apple patent details how Siri, the company’s digital assistant, could use crowdsourcing to provide smarter, human-powered answers in the future. The patent, however, sounds almost exactly like what existing crowdsourced search engine ChaCha is doing today.
Google’s latest Transparency Report makes the scale of government data requests for user information clearer than ever.
Brad met the woman of his dreams, and it turned into a nightmare. A great first date was followed by the inevitable googling of his name.
Apple and BlackBerry can now be mentioned in the same breath as two major (or, in BlackBerry’s case, once-major) mobile platforms that are decreasing in market share.
Your Android app could soon be speaking French, Swedish, Hindi, and many more languages now that Google officially launched its mobile app translation service today.
Wary of trusting everything to Google? With the open-source arkOS server, you’ll be able to host your own cloud files — and your own website, your own email server, and your own chat server — in the privacy of your own home.
A French court ordered Google to remove links to images of former chief of Formula One racing Max Mosley. The press caught Mosley having a “sick Nazi orgy” in 2008, and Mosley said Google’s remaining links to these photos are an invasion of privacy.
Will Microsoft have the killer app for its new game console?
Editor’s Pick Always be hacking. Always be shipping. Optimize later. Learn to say no. And many other tips from devs already on top of their game.
Editor’s Pick 15 examples of technology that will roster your faith in humanity, or is just plain cool!
You could call the Nexus 5 many things, but exciting is not one of them.
Google would have been crazy not to build out Hangouts. Helpouts combines some of the best tools, services, and features Google has to offer, and it’s more than the sum of its parts.
But Glass and Helpouts are still in their milk years. Whether one or both makes it big is totally up in the air, but it’s hard to imagine Helpouts working perfectly without Glass.
It’s video chat plus scheduling plus payments plus ratings — it’s Google Helpouts. Based on the best of Google+, it’ll connect you with all kinds of experts.