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April 15, 2014

Google contact lens with built-in microcameras patented

Google scores a patent on a “smart” contact lens system that users could control by the way they blink their eyes. People with eye problems (even the blind) can greatly take advantage of this new technology. Find out why after the jump.

April 09, 2014

Google’s Project Ara prototype to finish “within weeks”

Phonebloks has released a video showing the updates on the build-it-yourself smartphone. One of the main highlights of the video is how the Project Ara‘s modules attach and dettach from its endoskeleton using electro-permanent magnets. We also might see a prototype version coming very soon.

April 03, 2014

Android Silver – Google’s customer support service?

Having troubles with your Android smartphone? Whether setting up your first Google account, transferring old files, or finding your lost phone, Google might just be able to help. The Android Silver project is rumored to offer quality services for Android users any time and any day of the week.

April 01, 2014

You can now catch Pokemon on Google Maps

Yup, you read it right. Google and Nintendo has released Pokemons around the world for everyone to catch just by using Google Maps on their iOS and Android device.

March 27, 2014

HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition now available

Following the announcement of HTC’s latest flagship handset, the Taiwanese firm has also released the HTC One (M8) GPE which marries the device’s pretty looks with stock Android flavor.

March 22, 2014

Google Nexus 8.9 releases June, features 2K+ display?

Google is said to be in the process of releasing an 8.9-inch variant to add to its well-received Nexus lineup. The Nexus 8.9 could feature a display with more than 2K resolution and will hit store shelves some time in June if alleged reports prove true.

March 14, 2014

Google Drive now offers lower monthly storage plans

Companies and individuals who are relying heavily on Google Drive can now avail higher storage plans at a lower price, starting at $1.99 for a huge 100GB.

March 14, 2014

Google Smartwatch specs leak

It’s been long-rumored that Google and LG are working on a smartwatch that will feature heavy Google Now integration. Thanks to @evleaks, we now have a glimpse of what it will pack under the hood.

March 10, 2014

Google Nexus 6 concept image – how thin is enough?

While surfing the Internet, I came across this concept photo of the upcoming Google Nexus 6. I’m sure you’ve scrolled past everything by now and initially checked the photo before reading anything else. As you can see, it is mighty thin.

March 07, 2014

Google Nexus 6 reported to be LG-made once again

It seems that Google has enjoyed working with LG in producing its Nexus handsets. LG has been the company behind the last two Nexus phones we’ve seen and enjoyed, and now reports say that they’re once again partnering up with Google for the Nexus 6. Excited? So are we.

March 02, 2014

Google’s Project Ara, DIY smartphone starting $50

The build-yourself smartphone that’s being groomed by Google, Project Ara, is about to have its first developer conference in a few months. It was also reported that the basic device may be available next year with a $50 starting price.

February 27, 2014

Google Now Launcher now on Play Store

Since Nexus 5 was launched last November 2013, it had an exclusive launcher that no other Google devices officially have. Three months after that, all Nexus and Google Play Edition smartphones can now have the same experience!

February 21, 2014

Project Tango: Google’s new mobile mapping technology

Google Advanced Technology and Projects group has introduced its latest technology that will soon enable a mobile device like a smartphone or tablet to scan and map your 3D world – the Project Tango.

February 17, 2014

Google buys SlickLogin – uses sound waves, not passwords

There have been many cases of hacking Internet sites due to stolen passwords. What if your way of securely getting inside is by using unique sound waves? This is what SlickLogin is about, and they have just been bought by Google.

February 15, 2014

Google intros ‘relationships’ option in Voice Search

With Google‘s update for Android smartphones, the company has announced that it will be introducing a new feature that lets users voice search a contact by simply saying their relationship to him/her.

February 07, 2014

Google Chromecast gets updated with 7 new apps

Google Chromecast just got an update with additional apps to work with it. The update automatically kicks in once you run the device on your TV.

February 04, 2014

Snap, a Google Play client for BlackBerry 10

If we thought that BlackBerry OS 10 devices are doomed, this is probably the best news we’ve heard from their camp in a long while.

January 30, 2014

Lenovo buys Motorola from Google

In a surprising news, Google has agreed to sell its newly-acquired phone company, Motorola, to Lenovo for just $3 billion. Google bought Motorola 2 years ago for $12.5 billion (story here).

January 28, 2014

Google Philippines officially launches StreetView, Trekker

Back in November, we reported the a Google StreetView Car was spotted along EDSA, noting the possibility of StreetView to be available locally . Today Google Philippines is formally launching Google Street View.

January 27, 2014

Google’s new acquisition DeepMind costs $400M

Google has been purchasing a lot of companies recently and the newest one is DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company.

January 17, 2014

Google Now for desktop Chrome in beta

Google Now, Google’s personal card-style assistant, is pushing its way into your desktops.

January 17, 2014

A smart contact lens for diabetes by Google X

Google X, the secret facility division of Google that is behind the Google Loon, the self-driving car and the now-released Google Glass, is now working on a new announced project.

January 15, 2014

Motorola Moto G gets a Google Play Edition

The much affordable Motorola Moto G becomes available in the Google Play Store for the same price of $179. As most would know, despite being under Google, Motorola adds in some extras in their Android phones just like most manufacturers. The Google Play Edition, on the other hand, will have stock Android & fast software […]

January 11, 2014

Google+ connections now connected by default with Gmail

Google is expanding their social networking site Google+ so that more users will be in it but the new update will mostly benefit Gmail users.

January 02, 2014

Google Nexus 5 Review

I’m not going to lie; I’m a huge fan of Google’s products – and that includes the Nexus, which is probably why I dropped my Nexus 4 for the Nexus 5 in just 9 months. Of course though, that is not without rational reason: the Google Nexus 5 packs a top-tier Snapdragon 800 CPU, much improved cameras […]

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