Google launched Android Wear amid lot of fanfare. The operating system for smartwatches hinted that Google is ready to enter the wearable market. Now, the first hands-on video of Android Wear has surfaced, running atop an LG smartwatch.
VirusTotal is a Google-owned site that provides free tools to scan for viruses and other security threats. The company has now released a Mac-compatible version of its flagship VirusTotal uploader app, available for free.
Google seems to have a keen interest in home automation systems, something that perhaps fits in with its Internet-of-Things vision. The company is reportedly considering acquiring Dropcam, a home security firm that creates affordable and connected security cameras.
We have seen many intriguing uses of Google Glass ever since the wearable debuted. Now, a surgeon has pushed the envelope further by using Glass during a surgical operation, allowing thousands of medical students to stream the operation live as it happened.
Ever since Google Glass was launched, there have been many privacy concerns raised about it. Not only that, people tend to think it’s a tool only for developers. Google has now hired top fashion expert Ivy Ross to change that perception.
Apple has been engaged in a long-drawn patent battle with a number of companies from the Android group over the past few years. Now, the iPhone-maker has announced that it has settled its patent issues with one of these companies, namely Motorola.
Voice-based search is all the rage these days. Google has now updated its official Search app for iOS with what the company is calling ‘smarter conversations.’ It means that you can use voice for search queries, and then also ask relevant, follow-up questions.
Google seems to be finally tuning up the volume of Google Glass sales. The company has now announced that it is making Glass available to all users in the U.S. And that this is not a limited time offer.
If you have been planning on laying your hands on a really affordable Android laptop, here is your chance. Archos Arcbook is a 10.1-inch touchscreen laptop which comes with the unbelievable price tag of $169.99.
Tech analysts have long lamented that email is one part of the internet that has been more or less similar to what it was in early days. It seems that Google is all set to change this with a huge visual overhaul of Gmail that it is currently testing.
Chromebooks are one of the very few desktop machines that are registering good growth and turning a fine profit. Pushing this success further, Intel has now partnered with Google and many hardware vendors to unveil an extensive new line-up of Chromebooks.
Teachers give their students assignments in class and later collect them. But sometimes this give and take process becomes lengthy. So, Google has launched a new free tool called Classroom which will help teachers create and organize assignments, provide feedback to their students, and communicate with their classes.
When Edward Snowden blew the lid on NSA’s massive digital surveillance, many including Google denounced the agency. A fresh badge of emails released by Al-Jazeera now shows that Google and NSA had quite a friendly relationship.
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