Tag Archive: Google’s


Apple Metal, introduced at last year’s WWDC, gives developers low-level access to the GPU to maximize the graphics and performance potential of their games. Now Android gamers are going to get a taste of that, too. No, Apple isn’t bringing Metal to Android — but Google is adopting an alternative called Vulkan. Created by the developers of the OpenGL […]

Apps that you can stream is Google’s newest dream

  Downloading apps to your smartphone could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a software streaming service reportedly being developed by Google. A new report claims the search giant wants to make apps available on-demand without the need to install… Read more ›

Why Google’s I/O keynote was a massive disappointment

I had been looking forward to the Google I/O keynote for weeks before it kicked off Thursday. I was rubbing my hands together like a little kid on Christmas morning when Sundar Pichai, Google’s senior vice president, took to the… Read more ›

Google Now is about to get far more powerful, thanks to a promising new feature called Now on Tap that leverages contextual search to offer quick answers to quick questions from within various apps. “We’re working on a new capability… Read more ›

Google’s new mobile wallet is just like Apple Pay

Google’s first attempt to revolutionize mobile payments didn’t work out so well. Nearly four years after introducing Google Wallet, the company announced at Google IO this morning that it’s replacing its first mobile wallet solution with a new app called… Read more ›

If you live in Mountain View, CA, get ready for a new sight this summer. That’s because, several years after starting its self-driving car program, a handful of Google’s autonomous vehicles will finally be leaving the test track and hitting… Read more ›

Google took the wraps off its new wireless network called Project Fi today, revealing that it will sell basic plans with talk, text, Wi-Fi, tethering and international coverage for just $ 20 a month. Rather than building out its own infrastructure… Read more ›

Google’s Snapseed app got much worse in version 2.0

Available for both iOS and Android, Google’s Snapseed has long been one of my favorite on-the-go photo retouching apps. After a year without updates, then, I was excited to see Google update Snapseed to version 2.0, with several new features,… Read more ›

Google today announced its new Chromebook Pixel, which is just as pretty as its predecessor, only more powerful and less expensive. It’s powered by an Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM, and just like Apple’s new MacBook, it… Read more ›

Shortly before Apple kicked off its Spring Forward event yesterday, Google released its latest Android Wear ad, which showcases the one thing you won’t get with the upcoming Apple Watch: choice. As I mentioned in my Apple Watch vs. Android Wear… Read more ›