Quick, what's the coolest product Google has ever unveiled? Oh, and software doesn't count.
Right, exactly — there isn't one. Google's software services are immensely popular and permeate our daily lives. It's hard to imagine the world before Gmail or Google Maps, but on hardware it's usually the same story: a swing and a miss.
Certainly there have been successes. The Chromecast streaming dongle is one of the best products in the category you can buy, and I'd still recommend it today.
More ad products, more software, more developer services, and more hardware all add up to more money as Google retains its position as one of the most powerful companies in the world.
Every few weeks I see another "rival" to Google Glass. Some hardware looks much better than Google's own product, but in the end, will it matter? Few other companies today offer the range of services and software to create a winning...
On the eve of Google’s big hardware event, some Android enthusiasts voice concerns on the direction of the popular operating system.
Gmail is one of the most popular email services on the planet. Having been started in 2004 as an invitation only Google product, it is currently ranked as the second most popular client in the world, with the iPhone service leading ...