Can't remember your password? Someday, you might not have to. A new feature in Google's Chrome OS dev channel promises to instantly unlock a user's Chromebook whenever their phone is nearby. Unfortunately, the feature doesn't actually work. The...
Upstarts, newsmakers and influencers who caught our attention on Wednesday, April 16. Google’s “science-fiction” thinking is actually a limitation.The strange odyssey of AOL Instant Messenger.Counterpoint: The Washington Post and The...Show More Summary
Technology problem? Easy, just hit the Mayday button (if you have one) or sign up for Google Helpouts and within a few minutes, you'll instantly connect to an expert. Compare that with selecting a healthcare plan, or making trips to the clinic, and...
If you use Auto Backup to instantly store your smartphone and tablet photos on Google+, you’ll soon be able to add them to new Gmail messages with just a few clicks. Starting today, Google is updating the ‘Insert Photo’ button located on the bottom toolbar of new Gmail messages to include photos that have been backed up from mobile devices. Show More Summary
A co-worker took this photo hours before the incident, while we were still in downtown San Francisco. On Friday night, I was assaulted while walking down the sidewalk in the Mission District of San Francisco. In an instant the person was sprinting away, my Google Glass in hand. More »
So, what makes the iPhone and Google Glass app Refresh so interesting? Refresh creates an instant dossier on the people you know and the people you want to meet. It helps turn you into a great conversationalist by giving you something to talk about with the people you meet. Don't worry, Android friends -- that version is being worked on as we speak...
Google Glass, despite its social awkwardness, is getting a lot of attention in the public service sector – firefighters and doctors alike. With the wearable interface, doctors can use it to quickly access patient information during critical...Show More Summary
Amazon's Fire TV is here but how does it compare to the Apple TV? Fire TV is Amazon's answer to the Apple TV, and to other options like the Roku 3 and the Google Chromecast. Fire TV brings Amazon Instant Video, Showtime Anytime, and tons of games to your big screen TV. Show More Summary
Credits: Andrew Burton/Getty Images Alt Text: Amazon Fire TV More than 200,000 films and TV episodes will be instantly available on Amazon Fire TV One-Minute Read Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 11:43am AMAZON has unveiled a new set-top box...Show More Summary
If Google announces something new and potentially groundbreaking on April 1st, one might instantly chalk it up as an April Fools’ prank. That’s because the company takes part in this frivolity, cooking up ingenious pranks to catch us all by surprise. Show More Summary
If your eyes are starting to look a little more tired or you find yourself googling plastic surgeons, it might be time to try some new makeup tricks. These tips may just turn back the clock-or at least save your day. 1. Use concealer. "I highly recommend Clé de Pea concealers, because the creamy texture provides great coverage. Show More Summary
It certainly wouldn’t be a surprise to see Chromecast creep deeper into Google’s mobile ecosystem. The $35 dongle instantly became a hit when it was released late last year, with Google selling “millions” of units in the U.S. alone. Earlier this week it finally released Chromecast in nearly a dozen international markets. Show More Summary
US Cellular today announced it'll carry two colors of the Samsung Galaxy S5, with both of them available for $199 on contract and after an instant rebate. In addition, USCC's throwing in a code good for $50 worth of stuff on Google Play. Show More Summary
Hashtags became instantly popular when they were introduced to us via Twitter, and then soon spread across Pinterest, Google+, Tumblr, Instagram, and the holy grail Facebook, to create the hashtag phenomenon that we experience on a daily basis today. Show More Summary
The wide-angle perspectives of Google Street View are almost instantly recognisable these days, but Aaron Hobson turns the imagery captured by the roving cameras into exotic worlds that look anything but familiar. More »
Google Hangouts, commonly referred to as GChat, is down. Multiple people are having difficulty connecting to the instant messaging service. We've also seen reports on Twitter that Google Drive, AKA Google Docs, is down for some people. Join the conversation about this story »
Google hasn’t exactly revealed sales figures of the Chromecast, but it did say soon after the launch of this HDMI dongle that they had underestimated its demand. This $35 dongle became an instant hit soon after it was launched last year, and even though its only available in the U.S. Show More Summary
ByMihir Mehta: If we were to think of a company that has the ability and enthusiasm to pursue moon-shot ideas and execute on them, then the instant name that would pop up in our minds would be Google (GOOG). This internet search giant has diversified and transformed itself into a behemoth that reaches and appeals to almost every aspect of human life. Show More Summary
Locaid launches first multi-state poker pact API. Google Wallet Instant Buy API makes your wallet...lighter. Plus: Parasoft enhances mobile API testing, and Google and Intel release x86 emulator with Google APIs.
Born from the brief union between Google and Motorola, the Moto X bears several unique features worthy of both names, including instant activation when removed from a pocket and constant attention to voice commands. Two shakes of the handset brings up the Moto X's simplified camera interface, which is where we come in. Show More Summary