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Here's everything exciting at Google's Android Global Village

Mobile World Congress -- for some it's the trade show to watch for all the smartphone news, and for others, it's the place to collect an unnecessary amount of Android pins. Follow us along on a tour of Google's Android Global Village at the…
Mobile

Check out Google Assistant running on a variety of Android smartphones 3:19

If you've been dying to use Google Assistant, you may be in luck. Google is rolling out an update to its app that enables Assistant on smartphones running Android Marshmallow or higher. We tried it out on a few random Android…
Home Theater

Youtube becomes even more ubiquitous, lands on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 service

On Monday, Comcast and Google announced that YouTube will is coming this year for subscribers of Comcast's Xfinity X1 service, following previously added services like Netflix and Sling TV.
Mobile

Google Assistant is coming to millions of devices running Android Marshmallow or Nougat

Google's biggest announcement at Mobile World Congress is about its artificially intelligent Assistant -- it's now available on millions of smartphones running Android Marshmallow and Nougat.
Cool Tech

From RFID implants to genital yogurt, Epicenter is the future’s awesomely odd office

Epicenter is part of a movement to build the office space of the future. For many Epicenter members, the goal isn’t just to kick back with yesteryear’s pleasures — it’s to push forward as early adopters of untested technology.
Mobile

Data disaster averted! How to back up your Android smartphone

You never know when your Android device might meet its unexpected demise, which is why you should always back up your device in advance. Here's how to do so using a variety of methods, including first and third-party software.
Cars

Google’s allegations of self-driving tech theft are ‘baseless,’ Uber says

Google filed a lawsuit Thursday against Uber alleging that Otto — a startup purchased by Uber last year — stole confidential information related to autonomous-car technology. Google claims Uber is in possession of 14,000 stolen files.
Social Media

Google is shutting down Spaces, its experimental group discussion platform

Google Spaces was launched in May 2016, but the service is already headed to the graveyard. Spaces will be read-only starting on March 3, and will officially shut down on April 17.
Computing

Google devices mutiny en masse — has the robot uprising begun?

The devices in question, the OnHub router, Google Wifi, and Chromecast, all logged themselves out of their user accounts, and in some cases went so far as to reset themselves to factory settings.
Mobile

Google is working with designer Christopher Cowan to make 'Really Blue' Jeans

Unless you start matching it, you can't really claim to be that big of a fan of your phone. Luckily, Google is giving you an opportunity to prove yourself. It's all thanks to a new partnership with fashion designer Christopher Cowan
Computing

Tired of choosing between Windows or Mac? The best Chromebooks offer a third way

We've compiled a list of our favorite Chromebooks, systems that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run the lightweight Chrome OS.
Mobile

Texting 2.0: Google rebrands Messenger to support next-gen SMS

To enforce a seamless experience on RCS-supported networks like Sprint, Rogers, Orange, and Telenor, Google is rebranding Messenger, the default texting application on some Android devices, to Android Messages.