The Google+ feature you’ve never used is actually one of its most innovative

Google has changed the world by sorting the world’s information, and with Project Boswell (Google+ Stories) it now hopes to become your own personal historian.

Social Media

Nest acquires Revolv, adds a slew of new products to its smart home ecosystem

With plans to expand its Works With Nest developer program even more, Nest has recently acquired the smart home startup Revolv -- and also announced a slew of new additions to its ecosystem


Why can’t we be friends? Google wants to bring Android Wear to iOS

Google would consider adding iOS support for Android Wear devices, but says there are a lot of obstacles in the way. Would Apple ever agree to support it, or should Google target Windows Phone instead?


Android 5.0 Lollipop Update List: LG G3 and Galaxy S5 rumored for late 2014

The latest version of Google's Android mobile OS, 5.0 Lollipop, could be coming to your smartphone very soon. Here's the latest news on which phones will be getting it, and when it's scheduled to arrive.


AI research: Google teams up with leading experts at Oxford University

Google is hooking up with leading researchers at Oxford University to further explore the areas of natural language understanding and image recognition in an effort to push ahead with its artificial intelligence (AI) projects.

Cool Tech

Android Wear update features offline music playback, bluetooth pairing, and GPS support

The newest version of Android Wear brings GPS support and welcome enhancements to music playback. The update is rolling out to users in stages.


Google Inbox is an Advil for your pounding email headache

Google is testing out a new kind of email with the invite-only Inbox app for iOS and Android. The app makes organizing your email a breeze, but has a few quirks.


Security upgrade! Google will now let you log in with a special USB key

Google on Tuesday announced support for Security Key for its Web services. The Mountain View company promises that the system, which uses a special USB stick, will provide stronger online protection for "particularly security-sensitive" individuals.


Google leads major investment in Magic Leap, creator of ‘jaw-dropping’ AR tech

Google is leading a $542 million funding round in Miami-based startup Magic Leap. The secretive firm is thought to be developing highly advanced AR headgear that offers a "jaw-dropping" 3D experience, according to one investor who's tried it out.

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Need to switch from iPhone to Android? Google posted a guide that will help you

With the impending releases of the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, Google saw fit to publish a guide on how to make the switch from iOS to Android. While it's not all that in-depth, it's meant to give new users a running start.


Thanks to Songza, Google Play Music now tells you what you want to hear

Google Play Music harnesses the power of Songza to give you context-based listening suggestions. The redesigned app is available on Android, iOS, and the Web.


Google gives Gmail for Android a makeover, adds support for any email account

The as-yet unreleased Gmail 5.0 introduces material design and support for third-party email accounts like Outlook and Yahoo.


Google exec musical chairs suggests an eventual fusion of Chrome OS and Android

A top Google executive in charge of Android has seen his responsibilities get extended to Chrome OS, which suggests that the two platform could merge someday.


Google gets FCC approval for Nexus Player, preorders likely to reopen

Forced to halt all preorders of the Nexus Player on Saturday, Google will now be able to take orders of the set-top box once again after receiving approval from the Federal Communications Commission.

Home Theater

7 things Google’s Nexus Player must do to rule the living room

Thanks to the massive failure of Google TV, some think it may be too late for Android TV and the Nexus Player to join the party. Here's nine things the Nexus Player must just to get a stab at success.

Home Theater