Google

40 third-party apps coming to Google Now

Apps such as eBay, TripAdvisor, Lyft, Pandora, Instacart, Waze, Shazam, Kayak and many more are joining the Google Now party on Android, as the digital assistant looks for outside help.

Mobile

The NFL and Google make nice, partner up for an official YouTube channel

A new partnership between the NFL and Google will see a dedicated NFL channel on the video streaming site, with daily updated content, and search integration.

Home Theater

Google’s rumored wireless network may try to cure your reception woes

According to new rumors, Google is in the process of setting itself up as a mobile network. The project, codename Nova, is expected later this year, and the company may team up with T-Mobile and Sprint to make it a reality

Mobile

Google Fiber in North Carolina to be announced this week, work might start in April

Google Fiber’s next stop appears to be North Carolina, according to sources and some connect-the-dots conjecturing. An announcement could be made as early as this week. Google remains mum on the potential endeavor.

Computing

Set your Chromebook free by installing Linux

If you're a tinkerer and like to really squeeze efficiency from your machines you can get a lot from your Chromebook by installing Linux. This gives you greater control over the system and lets you run software Chrome OS can't.

Computing

140 Awesome apps for Android Tablets (January 2015)

It's 2015, so we decided to completely overhaul our Android Tablet apps list. We've got more than 100 of the best tablet apps available on the Google Play Store and beyond including apps in every category, organized so you can find what you want quickly and…

Mobile

Google pushes Firefox users to dump Yahoo search

Firefox recently installed Yahoo as its default search engine, ending a 10-year deal with Google. With data showing Yahoo increasing its share of the U.S. search market, Google has started posting messages urging Firefox users to change their settings.

Web

180 Awesome Android Apps for 2015

We've completely overhauled our Android apps list. Here are more than 180 of the best apps available on the Google Play Store and beyond. We've got apps in every category, organized so you can find what you want fast and easy.

Mobile

Google pumps sizable sum of money into SpaceX

Google and investment firm Fidelity are together investing $1 billion in Elon Musk's SpaceX company. The money will be used to advance a number of projects, including the recently announced Internet satellite plan.

Web

Google is considered more trustworthy than traditional media for news

Definitely a trend that continues to grow each year, more people are ditching traditional news sources, like television news networks, in favor of of online search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing.

Web

YouBowl: YouTube will live stream its own Super Bowl halftime show

YouTube will live stream its on Super Bowl halftime show this year, featuring stunts, musical performances, and fake Super Bowl ads from top YouTube talent.

Home Theater

Google wages security war against Microsoft, reveals yet another Windows bug

A new week, a new Windows security vulnerability posted on Google Security Research's website. Unfortunately, the bug will only be addressed in February.

Computing

The importance of privacy, style, and other lessons learned from Google Glass

There’s good news for everyone in the lukewarm reception to Google’s very public Glass experiment. The company is clearly taking all of the lessons learned from one of the most public betas in recent memory back to the drawing board.

Wearables

What’s a Chromebook, anyway?

We're sure you've heard talk of dirt-cheap Google computers within the last year. Chromebooks, as they're called, are in a league of their own. So what's a Chromebook anyway?

Computing

Google is in talks to buy mobile payments company Softcard to fend off Apple Pay

Google is girding its loins for an all-out mobile payments war with Apple and others, and its next move appears to be acquiring current competitor Softcard. The move would help Google fend off Apple’s growing mobile payments market share.

Mobile