Google Wifi Preorders Now Open: $129, Shipping In December

Google has finally started taking preorders for its powerful Google Wifi router, with shipping set for next month. A single Google Wifi costs $129, but you can also get a three-pack at an attractive price to cover a larger surface.

Google November 16, 2016

Google Launches PhotoScan App To Easily Digitize Old Photos: Features, Tradeoffs And How It Works [Video]

Google launched a new Android and iOS app called PhotoScan, aiming to digitize old photo prints with ease, without buying a scanner. The app comes from the same team behind Google Photos, so here's what it has to offer.

Google November 15, 2016

Google Pixel Hacked In Under 60 Seconds: Is Your Smartphone Safe From The Exploit?

A team of Chinese hackers were able to hack the Google Pixel in less than 60 seconds, allowing them access to remote code execution. Are owners of the smartphone safe from the exploit?

Google November 13, 2016

128 GB Google Pixel XL On Verizon Gets Delayed: Shipping Date Now Moved To Nov. 26

After delaying the rollout of the 128 GB Google Pixel XL to its retail stores, Verizon is also extending delivery schedules for preordered devices. Consumers are now being asked to wait as much as two more weeks.

Google November 12, 2016

You Can Now Download The YouTube VR App For Android Via Google Play Store

Google released a standalone VR app for YouTube a day before the Daydream View VR hits the market. Through the VR headset, users can step inside the YouTube virtual world, which has been enhanced by specially designed features.

Google November 10, 2016

Users Report Google Pixel, Pixel XL LTE Band 4 Connectivity Issue

Users are reporting that their Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL smartphones are encountering connectivity issues. The smartphones are unable to connect to LTE band 4 in many countries.

Google November 9, 2016

Google Has A Plan To Solve The Fragmentation Problem Of Android: Is 'Android Extensions' The Answer?

One of the biggest problems regarding Android is the fragmentation found among the devices. Google might now have a plan to address the issue through a system known as Android Extensions.

Google November 9, 2016

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Displays React To Magnets: Here's Where The Switch Is Located

Google Pixel and the Pixel XL have a hidden feature that makes the display react to magnets. The switch that makes this happen is located near the "G" at the rear of the Google devices.

Google November 9, 2016

Google To Roll Out WebVR Support To Chrome For Android In January: Daydream Platform Shaping Up Soon

Google is poised to unleash stable Chrome builds for Android and PC to support WebVR. This means that the public will soon get to experience virtual reality while browsing web pages.

Google November 9, 2016

Google Will Help Keep Tabs On US Presidential Election: Updates Every 30 Seconds, Results As Soon As Polls Close

Google really stepped up its game for the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8. With key info straight in search results, updates every 30 seconds, live coverage on YouTube and election results as soon as the polls close, Google has you covered.

Google November 7, 2016

DeepMind Now Trying To Beat StarCraft II: Why This Is A Crucial Step In AI Development?

DeepMind could soon beat 'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.' The development is crucial for humans as some aspects of the strategic game are very complex and need coordination of tools simultaneously.

Google November 7, 2016

New Google Play Store UI Starts Appearing In The Wild: Revamped Main Page, Larger Install Button For Apps And More

A few users are starting to see the planned changes coming to the user interface of the Google Play Store. Among the redesigned elements are the service's main page and the install button of apps.

Google November 7, 2016

Google Home Now Available At Best Buy, Walmart And Target For $129

Google Home is now up for grabs at Best Buy, Walmart, Target and, of course, the Google Store for $129. Anyone who's been itching to get their hands on the Google Assistant speaker can now find peace.

Google November 5, 2016

Google And Sprint Promise Next-Generation Messaging With RCS, Pretty Much The iMessage Of Android

Google teamed up with Sprint as its first carrier for the Rich Communications Services (RCS) initiative, aiming to improve the messaging experience on Android. Rather than simple SMS, RCS will add advanced messaging features and serve as a sort of iMessage for Android.

Google November 4, 2016

Google Fires Back At EU In Antitrust Case: Improving Quality Is Not Anti-Competitive, On The Contrary

The EU has been going after Google over antitrust matters for a while now, and the company keeps fighting back. In its latest response, Google again argues that its services are improving quality, not being anti-competitive.

Google November 3, 2016

Android Dominates Q3, Powers 88 Percent Of Smartphones Shipped In The Quarter: iOS Far Behind At 12 Percent

Google's Android is pulling away further from Apple's iOS in the global smartphone market. According to Strategy Analytics, 87.5 percent of smartphones shipped in the third quarter are powered by Android.

Google November 3, 2016

Unlocking The Google Pixel With A Voice Command Sounds Cool, But It Is A Security Problem: Here's How To Protect Yourself

The Google Pixel comes with the Trusted Voice feature, which allows owners to unlock the smartphone by saying "OK Google." The feature sounds cool, but it has been flagged as a potential security issue.

Google November 4, 2016

Cast 'Harry Potter' Spells With Your Android Phone As Your Wand Via Google's Voice Command

Google will let you in on a magical experience, transforming your Google devices into wizarding tools to cast spells, hunt for fantastic beasts and explore the Harry Potter world. These features has been launched in collaboration with Warner Bros. Pictures.

Google November 2, 2016

T-Mobile $325 Discount For Google Pixel Now Also Applies To Simple Choice Unlimited Plans

T-Mobile took a shot at Verizon, the exclusive carrier for the Google Pixel, when it launched a $325 offer for the smartphone a few days ago. The Un-carrier has now expanded the offer to allow more subscribers to avail it.

Google October 31, 2016

Verizon Launches Google Daydream View Ad: See More Of The VR Headset Before It Rolls Out [Video]

Verizon's latest promotional video shows how the Daydream View VR stuns first-time users. The ad, however, focused on the Google Pixel and its top features such as the Google Assistant and its dual-camera technology.

Google November 1, 2016

Google Rolls Out Tools To Keep The Play Store Clean, Untainted By Fraud, Spam And Manipulation

Google announced a new detection and filtering system to keep the Play Store clean. With the new tools in place, Android developers and end users should be further protected against spammy, fraudulent and manipulative practices.

Google October 31, 2016

Google Pixel And Pixel XL: Best Clear Cases For Discreet Protection And Minimal Bulk

Google's Pixel and Pixel XL took the market by storm and are in great demand, but they cost a pretty penny. To protect your investment, here are the best clear cases that will shield the smartphone while keeping bulk to a minimum.

Google October 31, 2016

Trick Or Treat! Google Halloween Doodle 2016 Launches Cute Game With Ghosts And A Magic Cat

Google launched a fun new game for Halloween, so head over to the Magic Cat Academy and help Momo fight ghosts. Ghastly fun guaranteed.

Google October 30, 2016

Upcoming Google Allo Chat Themes Revealed: Here's What They Look Like

Google Allo will start getting new chat themes soon, and based on leaked images, they look awesome. This feature is already implemented in the app after the rollout of the 2.0 update.

Google October 30, 2016

Google Pixel, Pixel XL On Verizon Bootloader Unlock Now Available

SunShine developers have easily cracked Verizon's security that protects the Google Pixel and Pixel XL bootloaders. The unlock tool called dePixel8 has been released and is available for free.

Google October 28, 2016

Google Brain Demonstrates AI-Generated Encryption: Yes, Machines Can Keep Secrets From Us

Machines are smart but, with the help of Google, they are getting even smarter. Google Brain has shown that A.I.s are capable of creating their own encryption that we are unable to crack since we have no idea how it works.

Google October 28, 2016

Google Parent Company Alphabet Q3 2016 Earnings Bolstered By Mobile, YouTube

Google parent company Alphabet enjoyed a significant boost in revenue in the third quarter of 2016 as its net income increased by 27 percent from a year ago. Increase in sales volume was primarily thanks to Google's video platform, YouTube, and other business sectors such as mobile.

Google October 28, 2016

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Drops Big Google Pixel Hint, Says 'It Works Great On Our Network'

John Legere, T-Mobile CEO, posted a mysterious post at Twitter suggesting a deal that will involve the Google Pixel smartphone soon. This has baffled observers because the Pixel line is being offered exclusively by Verizon.

Google October 27, 2016

Alphabet To Upgrade Google Self-Driving Car Project Into A Standalone Business: What This Means For Interested Customers

Astro Teller, the head of Alphabet's experimental lab X, said that Google's self-driving car project will be upgraded into a standalone business. This shows the company's confidence in the commercial viability of its autonomous vehicle.

Google October 28, 2016

Google Allo Update 2.0 Brings Android 7.0 Nougat Features To The Table: Split-Screen, Quick Reply Support

The latest update to Google Allo introduces several new features that are designed to take advantage of Android 7.0 Nougat. These include split-screen mode and quick reply support.

Google October 27, 2016

Alphabet Pauses Google Fiber Rollout: Here's A List Of Affected Cities

Alphabet unit Access has decided to pause the rollout of the high-speed internet service Google Fiber. Layoffs are also coming to the business, as a shift in focus is said to be on the way.

Google October 26, 2016

Google Pixel Order Pending? Shipping Falls Behind Due To Overwhelming Demand

Google has seen overwhelming demand for its latest Pixel smartphones and it's barely keeping up. Shipping times for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL have slipped by three weeks, so that's why you may be seeing your order still listed as 'pending.'

Google October 26, 2016

Introducing Jamboard: The High-Tech Whiteboard From Google

Google has been unveiling different devices recently, starting with the release of its Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. And it looks like the company won't be stopping there as it has just announced its digital whiteboard, Jamboard.

Google October 25, 2016

Google To Beef Up Android Pay By Adding Support For Visa Checkout And MasterCard Masterpass

Android Pay gets new boost after Google successfully secured Visa and Mastercard into the mobile payment platform. This partnership will allow consumers to shop online with one tap, using fingerprint for authentication instead of username and password.

Google October 25, 2016

Google Continues Work On Virtual Reality Headset: Standalone Device Will Feature Eye Tracking Tech, Blur The Line Between VR And AR

Google is continuing work on a standalone virtual reality headset that will feature eye tracking technology. The device is different from the Daydream VR platform, which is said to be a mere stepping stone into a bigger hardware push.

Google October 25, 2016

Google Pixel Water Resistance Test: 30 Minutes Underwater? How About An Hour? [Video]

Google Pixel and Pixel XL have IP53 ratings, but are they really water resistant? A video of the Pixel phone spending 30 minutes submerged in water may offer some clues.

Google October 23, 2016

Google Pixel Scratch, Bend And Burn Tests: Did The Phone By Google Survive? [Video]

The Google Pixel smartphone just went through the torture chamber. While it did not emerge entirely unscathed, the device held itself well despite getting scratched, burned and bent to become one of the most durable phones of 2016.

Google October 22, 2016

Google Pixel Factory, OTA Images Go Up For Download

Google has made three builds available for both the Pixel and Pixel XL handsets. These files could provide insights regarding these devices difference with models of the Nexus line.

Google October 21, 2016

Google's Chromecast Ultra, Daydream View VR Headset Now Available: Price, Shipping Date And More

Google Daydream View VR and Chromecast Ultra are now available for preorder at the Google Store for $80 and $69, respectively. The VR headset could, however, get delivered earlier if purchased at Verizon at the same price.

Google October 21, 2016

Google Opens NYC Pop-Up Shop In SoHo, But You Can't Buy Anything

Google has officially opened its pop-up shop in New York City, showing off its latest products. You can learn more about the new Google Pixel smartphones, Daydream and Google Home, but you can't actually buy anything.

Google October 20, 2016

Google's YouTube Unplugged Live TV Service Taps CBS As First Major Network, Plans Attractive 'Skinny' Bundle

Google has reportedly signed CBS as its first major network for the upcoming live TV service called YouTube Unplugged. The company is also in advanced talks with NBCUniversal, Disney and Fox, and plans an attractive 'skinny' bundle.

Google October 20, 2016

Google Pixel, Pixel XL To Receive First Update At Launch: Android 7.1 Nougat NDE63P

The first software update for Google-branded smartphones Pixel and Pixel XL will arrive on Oct. 20, the same day as the devices' release date. The update brings Wi-Fi connectivity improvements to the devices and not much else.

Google October 20, 2016

Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview Now Available For Pixel C, Nexus 5X And Nexus 6P

Google has launched the Android 7.1 Nougat developer preview for the Nexus 5X, the Nexus 6P and the Pixel C. Other Android devices will gain access to the preview version by next month.

Google October 20, 2016

New Google Click-To-Message Ads Extension Connects Consumers To Companies Over SMS

Google has launched a new Ad Extension that helps marketers put customers and companies in contact much easier via SMS. The feature is a neat addition to Google AdWords.

Google October 21, 2016

Google Pixel Review Roundup: Best Android Smartphone To Date?

Google's Pixel smartphones have started to find their way to everybody's hands. Here's what those who are lucky enough to get ahold of one early have to say, from the specs to the extra-sweet Android 7.1 Nougat.

Google October 18, 2016

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