Google

Poll: 43% of Americans oppose the commercial use of drones, especially to make deliveries

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows there are more Americans who oppose the use of commercial drones than there are Americans who support their use. Americans are especially opposed to the use of drones to deliver small packages.

Cool Tech

Best Google easter eggs

Google is known for playing pranks every year in April, but the fun doesn't stop there. The company has also hidden Easter eggs throughout the web and if you know where to look, you can find them.

Computing

Android 5.0 update news for the Moto G, Galaxy S5, Note 4, and the LG G3

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.

Mobile

Google said to be testing ‘buy’ button in bid to compete with Amazon

As more and more online shoppers begin their product search on Amazon rather than search engines, Google is reportedly testing a 'buy' button with its Shopping tool as part of an effort to win them back.

Web

Trends with Benefits: Welcoming our Uberlords, Spain doesn’t understand the Internet

Uber has come to Portland illegally and we're waiting with open arms, Spain doesn't seem to understand how the Internet works, and Google+ continues to rust while we wonder what happened.

Podcasts

Google’s Nexus 9 is $100 off if you add it to a two-year contract at AT&T

HTC is making its return to tablets with Google. The two have partnered up for the Nexus 9, the first Nexus device with a 64-bit processor. Here's what we know about the new tablet, available for order October 17.

Mobile

Mess with your Gmail profile mugshot in just a few simple steps with this guide

Switching up your Gmail account pic may be necessary, especially if you just got a brand new makeover. Pulling it off isn't the simplest thing to do, however. We show you what to do with this guide.

Computing

Google Fit tracks your steps offline and logs 100 more activities

Google Fit received a big update, which allows for offline step tracking and supports 100 new activities. The app also works on Android Wear now, so users can go exercise with their smartwatch only, while keeping tabs on activity levels.

Mobile

Vsenn’s modular smartphone will let you swap operating systems

Finnish startup Vsenn, founded by a former Nokia project manager, is producing a modular smartphone to take on Google's Project Ara. It promises owners will be able to upgrade many aspects of the phone, from the screen size to the OS.

Mobile

Google pulled the plug on the Nexus 5, so you’d better hurry if you want one

Google's Nexus 5 is disappearing from store shelves, after a report surfaced that Google has stopped producing the device for good. The Nexus 5 is already sold out on the Play Store.

Mobile

Cast away from home without busting out a password with Chromecast Guest Mode

Teased at Google's I/O conference last summer, Chromecast Guest Mode went live today, letting Android users cast to a friend's Chromecast without signing into Wi-Fi.

Home Theater

2014 is the year of health and fitness apps, says Google

Google has been crunching data in the last few weeks of 2014, and it turns out Health and Fitness is the year's fastest growing category in the Google Play store, echoing the fitness wearable trend.

Mobile

New update means your choice of Android Wear watch face is about to get much bigger

Google issued an update to Android Wear that allows third-party developers to make their own watch faces. The update also includes several performance enhancements., and it will roll out to all smartwatches this week.

Wearables

Google forced to close Google News Spain after licensing fee hassle

Google's rough year in Europe continues. The Web giant said Wednesday it's been forced to shutter its Google News operation in Spain following the government's decision to introduce a new law forcing it to pay a licensing fee for story links.

Mobile

Google makes official its ‘mobile-friendly’ label for search

Google search results on smartphones and tablets now include 'mobile-friendly' labels where appropriate, allowing users to know in advance what kind of website experience they're in for should they tap on the link

Mobile