Google's Tilt Brush Painting App To Get Multiplayer Mode: Create Works Of Art With Your Friends

Google's Tilt Brush is similar to Windows' Paintbrush application although it is built for the VR platform. The announced multiplayer mode allows users to draw, collaborate and create ideas with others in the same virtual space.

Google October 1, 2016

Google Express Delivery Service Hits Northeast With 3-Month Free Trial In Challenge To Amazon Prime

Google Express is rolling out to 12 states in the Northeast in a bid to take on Amazon Prime. Customers can now sign up for a free three-month trial of the service.

Google September 30, 2016

Google iOS App Now Comes With Incognito Mode, YouTube Support

Google has improved its security features on its app when it runs through the iOS. The incognito mode shields a user’s activities by keeping the browsing history out of sight.

Google September 29, 2016

Google Translate Receives Huge Accuracy Boost Through The Power Of Neural Networks

Google has deployed the Google Neural Machine Translation system to provide a boost to its Google Translate service using neural networks. According to the company, using GNMT will reduce translation errors by a massive 60 percent.

Google September 28, 2016

New Low-Bandwidth Versions Of Google Apps Targeting India: Why Go Through The Trouble Of Getting The Country Online?

Google is releasing versions of its apps and services geared toward users with low-bandwidth connections, primarily users from India. Why is the company going through all the trouble to give Indians better access to the internet?

Google September 27, 2016

Google Oct. 4 Event Roundup: Pixel And Pixel XL Smartphones, Chromecast Ultra, Wi-Fi Router, Daydream VR And More

Google's Oct. 4 event is about to kick off, but before it does, here's a roundup of what to expect there, ranging from the rumored Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones to the Chromecast Ultra and the company's Wi-Fi routers.

Google September 27, 2016

Chromecast Ultra Leaked Ahead Of Oct. 4 Event: Here's What Google's New 4K Streaming Dongle Looks Like

A photo of Google's third-generation Chromecast recently leaked, ahead of Google's Oct. 4 launch event. The dongle looks very similar to its predecessor, and will reportedly support 4K Ultra HD streaming.

Google September 26, 2016

Google Pixel Smartphone Revealed In New Leaked Image

The anticipated Google Pixel smartphone finally gets a clear leaked image, and if this turns out to be the finalized design, then we're looking at a pretty straightforward handset.

Google September 26, 2016

Google Pixel 3 Laptop Reportedly In The Works, Rocking 'Andromeda' OS Merged From Android And Chrome

Rumors of a hybrid Andromeda OS merging Chrome OS and Android have been circling for a while now, but more information is now available. A new report now details an Andromeda-powered Pixel 3 laptop set for Q3 2017, with intriguing specs in tow.

Google September 27, 2016

More Google Pixel And Pixel XL Renders Pop Up Online

The Pixel and Pixel XL are expected in October, but until then a slew of rumors and renders are hitting the online environment. The Google phones recently got new renders on Twitter, but they are not what you think.

Google September 26, 2016

Google Project Loon Now Also Using Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Allowed Balloon To Stay Up In Air For 98 Days

Project Loon tapped artificial intelligence, specifically machine learning, to improve the navigation system of its internet-providing balloons. One balloon was able to stay up in Peruvian airspace at a precise location for 98 days.

Google September 27, 2016

Google Testing Android, Chrome OS Hybrid On HTC Nexus 9: Will Andromeda Be Unveiled On Oct. 4?

There have long been rumors of Google combining Android and Chrome OS into one operating system. Internally codenamed Andromeda, will the hybrid OS finally be unveiled on Oct. 4?

Google September 25, 2016

Chrome OS Stable Version Now Grants Beta Access To Google Play Store: Select Chromebooks Can Now Run Mobile Apps

Google has rolled out a Chrome OS update that allows users to access the Google Play Store on the stable version. With the update, users can now run Android apps on their Chromebooks, but there's a catch.

Google September 25, 2016

Despite Privacy Concerns, Google Allo Scored More Than 1 Million Downloads Already

Google Allo made its debut just a few days ago, but it already raked in more than 1 million installs on Google Play. The number may not be as high as that of Google Duo, but it's still impressive considering the controversy Allo stirred over data collection and privacy concerns.

Google September 25, 2016

Google Scraps All Chrome Branding In First Chromecast Preview Firmware: This is NOT 'Beta,' Says Google

Google has released a new Chromecast firmware version into its freshly launched Chromecast Preview Program. Users, however, are reporting that the new firmware is devoid of almost all Chrome branding.

Google September 26, 2016

Google Teases 'Something Sweet' To Celebrate Android's 8th Birthday

Google's Android operating system turned 8 years old on Sept. 23. To commemorate the occasion, Google posted a mysterious tweet hinting at the arrival of 'something sweet' on Sept. 24.

Google September 26, 2016

Google Self-Driving Car Gets Into Worst Accident Yet: Is The Autonomous Car At Fault This Time?

Google confirms that one of its automated vehicles was involved in an accident in Mountain View, California. No one was injured but the vehicle sustained serious damage after being hit by a van.

Google September 24, 2016

Google Wifi To Be Unveiled On Oct. 4: $129 Routers That Can Form Large Wireless Networks To Cover All Parts Of Your Home

At its upcoming Oct. 4 event, Google is said to be unveiling the Google Wifi. The wireless router, which will have a starting price of $129, can ensure that all parts of the home will have a strong Wi-Fi signal.

Google September 24, 2016

Google Daydream VR Platform Now Open To Developers As It Steps Out Of Beta

Google Daydream VR includes both VR interface and VR hardware (headset and VR controller) that are used with a compatible Android phone. The SDK kit and other developer tools are now available to programmers.

Google September 23, 2016

Google Pixel Advertising Goes Big - Literally: Are You Ready For The Oct. 4 Unveiling?

Google is going big with its Pixel advertising -- literally big. In addition to teaser clips, a dedicated website and other ads before the big unveiling on Oct. 4, Google is taking over an immense electronic billboard at Times Square, New York.

Google September 22, 2016

Are You Planning To Root The Google Pixel Smartphones? Sorry, You Might Have To Wait A While

For users who are looking to root the upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones of Google, you might have to wait a while. Discovered code reveals that the current rooting methods will not work with the devices.

Google September 22, 2016

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Won't Be Waterproof, But Will Have An IP53 Water-Resistant Rating: Rumor

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL won't be waterproof, according to a rumor. However, as a consolation of sorts, it could have an IP53 dust- and water-resistant rating.

Google September 21, 2016

Google Gigabit Internet Can Finally Roll Out In Nashville Following Final Approval Of Metro Council

Google registered another victory in Nashville, where the Metro Council gave a voice vote for the passing of a new law that would allow for the quick deployment of Google Fiber on its utility poles. AT&T and Comcast are displeased with the law, and might attack it in court.

Google September 21, 2016

Google Starts Getting Rid Of Any References To Google Now: Brand-New Assistant On The Way?

Google dropped any mention of Google Now in its recent beta release of its mobile search app, speculated to make way for Google Assistant. Now cards and Now on Tap now refer to as Feed and Screen Search, respectively.

Google September 21, 2016

Google To Unveil New Smartphone On Oct. 4: Pixel, Pixel XL About To Be Revealed?

Google will announce its next smartphone on Oct. 4 at an upcoming hardware event in San Francisco, and it could be the Pixel or Pixel XL or both.

Google September 20, 2016

Google Acquires API.AI To Push Development Of Bots That Are Easy To Talk To

Google acquires API.AI to leverage its own AI initiatives. The acquired company makes popular products that feature conversational interfaces for an array of smart devices, vehicles, home devices and applications, among others.

Google September 20, 2016

Google Photos Gets Faster Way To Share Content And 'Creative Concepts' Feature For Mini-Movies

Google introduced new features for its proprietary photos application, enabling users to easily share photos across friends, even those who don't have the app installed. A new concept-based feature, creating movies around a certain theme will also roll out today.

Google September 20, 2016

With Google Trips, You're Going Places: Meet Your New Personal Travel Guide [Video]

Google Trips is a hot new app for Android and iOS, aiming to serve as your personal travel guide so you can worry less about organizing your trip and more about having fun. Here's what this free app has in mind.

Google September 19, 2016

Google Play Books Makes It Easier To ‘Discover’ New Titles With New Feature

Google has announced the launch of a new 'Discover' feature for Google Play Books. Discover makes it easier to see personalized recommendations and find the most buzzed-about book the user should read next.

Google September 19, 2016

Google's Messaging Platform Allo Rumored To Launch This Week

Recent rumors reveal that Google's new mobile messaging app Allo could launch in Sept. 20. The app is part of the company's expanding messaging applications, which include Hangouts and Duo. Allo features its own unique features such as chat conversation that use end-to-end encryption.

Google September 19, 2016

Google Testing Download Queue Feature For Play Store Apps And Games

The Google Play Store's new queue feature lets users list apps over mobile data, which will download once connected to a Wi-Fi network. This is Google's latest attempt to help consumers avoid huge mobile data fees.

Google September 17, 2016

Google Street View Blurs Cow's Face For Bovine Privacy: Hilarity Ensues, But It Shows Face Recognition Technology Needs Work

Google Street View blurs an ordinary cow's face as it was grazing, and as expected, the bovine puns started coming in. Hilarity aside, it shows that the company's face recognition technology needs some tweaks.

Google September 17, 2016

Google Pixel XL Rumors: Specs, Features, Release Date And Everything We Know So Far

Google is preparing to announce its latest flagship smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL, with pure Android OS on board this October. We compiled the full list of rumors pertaining to the Pixel XL, so you know what to expect.

Google September 17, 2016

And So It Begins: Google DeepMind AI Learns How To Talk Like Humans

Google DeepMind A.I. is now equipped with a speech-generation technology powered by neural networks that function like the human brain. It allows the reproduction of human voice, complete with accents, emotion and artificial breathing.

Google September 10, 2016

Google Chrome Will Soon Call Out Unsecure Websites To Help Protect Your Passwords, Credit Card Details

Google will soon begin to mark HTTP websites with a 'not secure' label on Chrome. The move is a part of Google's long-term plan to mark all HTTP connections as unsafe ones.

Google September 10, 2016

Google Maps Gets Uber Alternatives: Ride-Hailing Options Now Include Lyft, Gett Too

Google Maps is no longer limited to Uber when it comes to ride-haling options. Lyft and Gett are now joining the scene, effectively making the app an all-in-one place for various booking services.

Google September 9, 2016

Alphabet Teams Up With Chipotle For Project Wing Test: Drones Will Deliver Burritos To Virginia Tech

Alphabet's Project Wing is teaming up with Chipotle Mexican Grill for the delivery of burritos to Virginia Tech staff and students. The testing, which is set to begin this month, will see the drones fly on an automated route.

Google September 10, 2016

Google To Acquire Apigee For $625 Million: Why Does The Company Want The API Specialist?

Google will buy API specialist Apigee for roughly $625 million to improve its efforts in providing services to its corporate customers, essentially taking a step forward in its next business venture.

Google September 10, 2016

Google Collaborates With Box: Big Move To Rule The Cloud?

Google has partnered with online storage service provider Box Inc. to enable the latter's users to integrate Google Docs. The deal between the two presents Box with a valuable opportunity to widen its suite of apps.

Google September 9, 2016

Google Has A Plan To Dissuade Potential IS Recruits: 'Don't Be Evil' Is Still Very Much Alive

Google is hatching a creative plan to fight against terrorism. Named the Redirect Method, the program will look to dissuade potential recruits from joining IS through a unique form of targeted advertising.

Google September 8, 2016

Google Shop The Look Aims To Let You Buy Clothes Directly From Search Results

Google is rolling out a new mobile ad experience called Shop the Look, which will allow users to shop for outfits straight from search results. Here's how it works.

Google September 7, 2016

Google Shows Off Chrome 53 Battery Life, Speed Improvements Via Microsoft's Surface Book

Google Chrome 53 is a whole deal faster and more efficient in terms of battery life, and to make sure that's clear, the company launched a video that highlights the new version's improvements on Microsoft Surface Books.

Google September 7, 2016

Google, Huawei To Release 7-Inch Tablet Within The Year: Nexus 7 Successor On The Way?

Notorious leaker Evan Blass tweeted that Google is planning to release a 7-inch tablet with 4 GB of RAM before the year ends. The device will likely be the successor of the successful Nexus 7 tablet.

Google September 6, 2016

Google Analytics Now Provides Stream Of Automated Insights Thanks To AI-Powered Tool

Google Analytics is getting more tricks up its sleeve, and to be exact, it now has AI-powered automated insights to show important trends quickly.

Google September 5, 2016

Google Will Unveil Pixel Smartphones, Google Home, 4K Chromecast, Daydream VR Viewer On Oct. 4: Here's A Recap Of The Upcoming Devices

Google is said to be planning an Oct. 4 event to make some big hardware announcements. Among the devices that the company is set to unveil are the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones and the Google Home speaker.

Google September 3, 2016

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