Google Announces “Play Music All Access,” “Hangouts” And “Play Game Services” At Google I/O 2013

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In case you didn’t realize it, today the Google I/O conference 2013 is underway and it could best be compared to Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference. So far nothing on the hardware side has been announced, but the search engine giant has announced three new software-related services that are worth talking about. The first is [...]

Google I/O 2013 Will Take Place On May 15-17 In San Francisco

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Many of you will probably remember this year’s iteration of Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference; they put on a super ridiculous demonstration of Google Glass that included skydivers, mountain bike jumping, and a man rappelling down the side of the conference venue. They also announced the Nexus 7, the mini-tablet that has gone [...]

One-Click Root Tool For Google/ASUS Nexus 7 Now Available To Download

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Well that didn’t take long, did it? Prior to the Nexus 7 even being available to regular consumers, a member of the XDA-Developers forums has built a root tool for it called Nexus 7 Root Toolkit. Thanks to Google giving all the  I/O 2012 attendees a free Nexus 7, there’s about 6000 of them floating around [...]

Practical Applications For Google Glass Include Raising Babies [Video]

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Along with the extreme sports-related shenanigans that Google used to show off Google Glass at I/O this year, there was a more sober look at how Glass might be used in people’s everyday lives. Some prototype Glasses were given to the wife of a Google staffer, and she wore them while raising a newborn baby. [...]

Google I/O 2012 Keynote – Day 2 Uploaded [Watch Now]

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If you missed out on catching it live, the keynote from Day 2 of Google I/O 2012 has now been uploaded for your belated viewing pleasure. If you don’t have an hour and a half to kill, read on for a roundup of what we saw from the second day of Google’s annual developer conference, [...]

Google I/O 2012 Keynote – Day 1 Uploaded [Watch Now]

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This has been a crazy month for keynote addresses. Microsoft announced the Surface tablets last week, and the week before that Apple released the MacBook Pro with Retina display and dropped details about iOS 6 and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. That’s great if you’re a Microsoft or Apple aficionado, but what if you’re into [...]

Google Glass Will be Available To The Public In 2014, Developers Can Pre-Order Beta For $1,500

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Following yesterday’s action movie-esque demonstration of Google Glass (seen in the video embedded below), as part of Google I/O 2012, Google co-founder Sergey Brin told Bloomberg reporters that the augmented reality glasses wouldn’t be available to the public until 2014. While yesterday’s demonstration – complete with skydiving, rappelling, and back flips on bicycles – was [...]

Google Chrome Announced For The iPhone, iPod Touch And iPad

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Great news for iOS users hoping to dump their Safari browser: Google Chrome is coming! Announced as part of the second day of Google I/O 2012, Chrome will be hitting the App Store for iPhone and iPad later today. Already available on just about every other platform ever, Chrome has been conspicuously absent from the [...]

Updates Have Arrived For Google Earth (3D Maps, Tour Mode) And Google Maps (Offline Maps) [Download Now]

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Both of Google’s world-exploring apps have just received updates, as part of the ongoing announcement extravaganza that has been Google I/O 2012. Version 7.0 of Google Earth, and the latest build of Google Maps, are both available in the Google Play Store now. Google Maps’ biggest change is that you can now save maps to [...]

Nexus Q Announced, Google’s “Social Streaming Device” [VIDEO]

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As part of today’s Google I/O keynote, Google announced a new streaming device called the Nexus Q. Billed as a “social streaming device,” the Nexus Q streams all your digital media directly from the cloud. Anything you have in your Google Play library, be it movies or music, can be streamed from the cloud. This [...]