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Google ATAP and Project Jacquard add gesture control to this Levi’s Commuter jacket

Google has collaborated with Levi's to build a Commuter jacket that has gesture-sensing technology. It's useful for when you want to play the next song while biking, or check when your next appointment is -- all you have to do is…
Mobile

Houzz takes the crown as the Best App at the Google Play Awards

Google live-streamed the first-ever Google Play Awards yesterday at Google I/O. The company picked 10 winners across varying categories, ranging from most innovative, to best standout startup.
Wearables

Android Wear 2.0 won't convert haters, but it's a good step forward for watches

Android Wear 2.0 is much slicker, cleaner, and smarter than before. The new design includes a darker color palette, complications on watch faces, stand-alone apps, and more. Here's our hands on.
Mobile

20 handy HTC 10 tips and tricks you’ll want to know

If you’ve got yourself a sexy HTC 10, then you’ll want to unleash its full potential with our HTC 10 tips and tricks. Find out how to get the best from your new smartphone.
Mobile

Chase will support Android Pay some time 'this year'

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system, that turns your phone into a wallet, and stops the need to pull out your credit card in stores. It's now live in the U.S. and the U.K., so here's everything you need to know about it.
Mobile

Here’s Larry Page defending Google against a $9 billion lawsuit

The Oracle vs. Google court case continues to drag on. Most recently, Alphabet CEO Larry Page testified, arguing that Java was open source when it was created. Google could face a $9 billion fine if it loses.
Mobile

Samsung Pay gains support for loyalty cards, adds 38 new banks and credit unions

Samsung Pay aims to rival Apple Pay and Google Wallet in the mobile payment space. The company just announced that it has hit 5 million registered users, and will soon be supported in Canada, along with Australia, Brazil…
Mobile

One Google engineer is pushing for default end-to-end encryption in Allo

While Google's new messaging app, Allo, does not enable end-to-end encryption by default, at least one engineer at Google seems to wish otherwise. Allo was launched at Google I/O, and only offers end-to-end encryption in incognito mode.
Mobile

Google Play devs getting better pre-launch reports, so they can fix bugs early

Google is updating Google Play services for developers, offering better beta tests and pre-launch reports, as well as a slew of other new features aimed at developers. The features should help cut down on bugs in apps.
Mobile

Moto G4 vs. Moto G (2015): Is the new Moto G really that much better?

Lenovo has taken the wraps off of the new Moto G4, the successor to last year's Moto G. But how does it stack up against last year's lauded device? Check out our in-depth comparison for a closer look at the hardware and software powering…
Mobile

We break down Google’s 6 different personal chatting apps

Google now offers Hangouts, Allo, Duo, Spaces, Messenger, and Voice. Confused? Here's how these services differ, and where they overlap when it comes to innate features and functionality.
Computing

Google confirms: Chrome OS is getting Android apps and the Play Store

The Google Play Store -- and almost all its Android apps -- is coming to Chrome OS, Google's confirmed. It'll speak on the integration at a 2016 I/O development session later this week.