Google’s overseer of Virtual Reality, Clay Bavor, states that folks looking to get into Daydream, the Android VR platform, should hold off on upgrading their smartphone for a couple of months. For anyone who wanted to upgrade within the next few weeks, if VR is an important purchasing factor, you may want to take Bavor’s advice. Show More Summary
This month saw Google announce Daydream, the company’s big push into the virtual reality (VR) market. The company has grand plans for the platform as a whole, including launching its own headset, plenty of apps, and support for a variety of phones. However, it sounds like the support department for devices to enjoy [...]
Google wants to ensure a phone using Daydream has all the necessary components it needs in order to deliver a fluid experience, so phones will have to be "Daydream-certified." Unfortunately, Google doesn't think many of today's current devices will be supported.
Excited about VR for Android? We are too, but we’ve also got some bad news: your current phone probably won’t support it. Speaking to Road to VR, Google’s VR boss Clay Bayvor says we’ll all need an upgrade: I can tell you that there will most likely not be any ‘retroactively’ Daydream-ready phones. Show More Summary
Google’s dongle line-up is currently on sale with a $5 discount at retailers like Best Buy and through the Google Store. The dongles I’m talking about are the Chromecast and Chromecast Audio of course, two products from Google that turn TVs and speakers into Cast-ready devices for modern day stream-a-thons. Show More Summary
This post originally appeared on Business Insider. Google is building a new self-driving car research and development center near Detroit to be closer to current and future partners. The Novi, Michigan, space will help Google "collaborate...Show More Summary
One of my all-time favorite games for the NVIDIA SHIELD, called Never Alone, is currently on sale through Google Play for only $5. Regularly priced at $14.99, Never Alone is the story of a young Iñupiaq (Alaskan natives) girl and her Arctic fox friend attempting to stop a blizzard from destroying their village. Show More Summary
Foursquare and Uber have today announced a global partnership that would use Foursquare’s location data to let users type in a venue name (instead of address) when setting their destination. Uber currently partners with Google Maps for points of interest, with TomTom Navigation hooked into the driver apps for directions and transit information. Show More Summary
Google is currently constructing a self-driving car development center in Novi, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. The location happens to be in the backyard of Motor City, which is where GM and other large car companies also have production...Show More Summary
Video chat needs to escape its current social limitations, and Duo is the first attempt. The act of communicating in real time through video hasn't really changed in nearly 20 years. Two devices with the same software initiate a connection,...Show More Summary
The investigation involves whether Google does more business in France than its current tax structure suggests, according to a report. The company says it's done no wrong and that it's cooperating with authorities.
The Google Store is currently offering a $5 savings on the Chromecast and Chromecast Audio. Normally, each of these costs $35, but for a limited time you can grab one for $30. Whether you are looking to stream audio or video, there is a Chromecast for you. If you are interested in this deal, you'll want to act quickly. Show More Summary
Really when you think about it, artists like me are a lot like inventors; we bring new ideas to life that change the world. But world-changing inventors, both good and evil, are currently at war. Big mean tech companies like Google, Apple and Samsung are being granted hundreds of patents that encroach upon the free spirit of the altruistic artist. Show More Summary
Google is pushing out an update to the Play Store which will provide some organization in terms of what beta programs you are currently enrolled in.
The following guide walks you through the steps of installing Google Chrome extensions in Firefox. Mozilla is currently working on implementing WebExtensions support in the Firefox web browser which will make the browser compatible with many of the extensions offered for Google Chrome and Chrome compatible browsers. Show More Summary
Google’s plan to eliminate passwords in favor of systems that take into account a combination of signals – like your typing patterns, your walking patterns, your current location, and more – will be available to Android developers by year-end, assuming all goes well in testing this year. In an under-the-radar announcement Friday afternoon at the Google I/O developer… Read More
Thousands of sensitive documents that violate privacy laws are currently available on the Internet. These documents belong to hospitals, schools and corporations. Most of these organization are unaware that they are in violation of privacy law. Show More Summary
During its day ine keynote speech at the start of this year’s I/O developer conference, Google officially debuted a new feature that would allow Android devices to automatically update to the latest version of the platform without any major input from the user thanks to tweaks in Android N. For Google, [...]
A screenshot of the Doug Burgum campaign application in the Google Play Store Fargo businessman Doug Burgum is currently running the most ridiculously expensive primary campaign our state has ever seen. We’ll never be able to put a dollar figure to how much all this is costing the candidate. Show More Summary