Time to make Nest an ecosystem: Alphabet is looking for deeper integration into your home.
Time to make Nest an ecosystem: Alphabet is looking for deeper integration into your home.
Social engineering tricks victims into giving trojan apps a five-star rating on Google's official App Store.
Google announced the new convertible laptop as it celebrates the dominance of Chromebooks in the education market.
Google Translate neural machine translation will be applied to Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese, making a total of 12 languages upgraded with the technology.
Do you use Google Chrome? Do you want to become a Google Chrome power user? Read on!
MWC was held last week in Barcelona so Kevin and I spent the majority of MobileTechRoundup show #392 discussing what was announced. I've spent a week with the LG G6 too.
Not just an experiment: Google's hardware boss says Pixel will stay premium.
Android phone owners previously had to use a third party app for Exchange email, but Google updated Gmail last year to support Exchange. This week Google added support for Exchange Tasks.
Google is throwing more cash at security researchers, with its top web bounty rising over 50 percent to $31,337.
The implementation of the undersea link has just completed one of its most critical milestones
It turns out Google is still making its own high-end Chromebook laptops. It's just not going to sell them to customers.
Google tightens up restrictions in Chrome on macOS to prevent sites from changing browser settings.
LG spent the last month revealing bits and pieces of the G6 so the recent announcement was no surprise. After spending a couple days with the LG G6, it's clear that LG is ready to compete with the best.
Regular business travelers often use services like TripIt to consolidate and share their itinerary. TripIt has been working hard to offer more from its apps, and now your phone will tell you when you need to leave.
The site has increased its viewership 10-fold since 2012, in part by applying machine learning algorithms to its recommendations.
My new Electic color Nextbit Robin I backed on Kickstarter arrived yesterday and so far I'm enjoying the experience. Enjoy product photos of this unique color scheme as I continue testing out this new Android smartphone.
A review of the most useful Android apps to help you in your daily lives and on the road.
Google surprised everyone yesterday with the release of an early developer preview of Android N. Developers and others willing to take some risks can download and test out Android N on a compatible device.
I spent a couple of weeks with my first Xiaomi smartphone and cannot believe you can buy such high quality hardware for just over $200, $500 less than a comparable 5.5 inch Apple iPhone 6s Plus.
LG's G4 is almost a year old, but gets a new lease on life with the Android Marshmallow update rolling out to existing devices.
A look back at the hot topics, major deals, and the technological breakthroughs of the year -- from security to product launches, and the year's successes and catastrophes.
Buying on a budget? These gadgets are the very best on the market for their price.
Smartphones serve as the music hub for millions of people and if you commute, work, and play with music then you may be pleased that you have another choice on Android.
I've been a tablet user since the early Tablet PC days, and I buy a lot of them to use for work. I currently have four good ones, any of which can step in and do everything I need.
Microsoft just launched the public beta of Cortana for Android smartphones. Is Cortana better than Google Now? You be the judge.
A common misconception about Windows 10 is that it's not a good solution for those using Google stuff. Hands on experience show this to be false.
Getting ready to buy a Chromebook for school? Here are the best of the best.
What are the best five ways to stay safe online? Security professionals weigh in with these quick tips.
Your smartphone doesn't have to just be functional -- there are many apps which can customize your gadget to your satisfaction in a matter of clicks.
Google's dream of a smarter home (not to mention that self-driving car in the garage) is closer to reality than we all might expect.
Transform Google Chrome into the ultimate browsing tool.
Built-in search, artificial intelligence, machine learning and a knowledge graph connecting billions of entities is how Google plans to ultimately compete and win in many markets where it isn't first today.
This isn't as crazy as it sounds.
The products, the leaders, the rivals, the roadmaps: ZDNet's 'Hot Topics' webcast delivers valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing these three technology giants. Join host Jonas Tichenor, ZDNet Editor Andrew Nusca, as well as CNET's Dan Farber and Josh Lowensohn for an in-depth look at who may be standing out among the big three.
At a Google press event in Los Angeles, the company officially launches its music service and store. Now open to all, the service enables users to upload their music libraries to Google's servers, making those tunes available to stream on Android-based devices. Users can also now purchase songs from three major music labels.
At CBS Interactive's San Francisco headquarters, Steven Levy, author of "In the Plex," discusses the notion that Google runs with a degree of chaos. But he says there's also a coherence at the company, which, at its core, he believes is a combination of things, including a technology company, an artificial intelligence company, and an Internet company.
At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google CEO Eric Schmidt talks with "Avatar" and "Titanic" film director James Cameron about the future of 3D imaging and when it will be widely adopted in homes. Cameron says the big breakthrough for 3D will be "autoscopic" displays in which users can watch 3D programming without 3D glasses.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google execs Vic Gundotra and Sundar Pichai push HTML5 technologies to conference attendees. The execs believe switching development efforts from desktop-based applications to Web-based applications is key to continuing growth in the medium.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google's Vic Gundotra unveils a new royalty-free video format called WebM. Google has partnered with software developers Mozilla and Opera to support the encoding technology in their browsers. The format is based on the VP8 technology that Google acquired from On2 Technologies in February.
At the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford University, panelists discuss benefits that huge companies like Google and Facebook could get from embracing open source, such as third-party developers integrating their products into new application versions and easier connectivity with emerging technologies. Panelists include Ron Yekutiel, CEO of Kaltura; Kim Polese, CEO of SpikeSource; and moderator Matt Asay, vice president of business development at Alfresco and a member of the CNET Blog Network.
Buy it if you want a well-built Chromebook for all-day use, but spend the extra money for at least 4GB of memory, if not a faster processor.
HTC made some unusual moves with the HTC One A9, but the mid-level processor and small capacity battery turned out to be non-issues. However, the $500 price may just be too high when compared to other Android smartphones available today.
The Nexus 6P is an awesome device and earns a near perfect 10. It has great specifications, provides you with the latest version of Android and the promise of first updates in the future, and is priced less than other flagship phones.
If you are looking for an excellent mid-range device that you can count on for future Android updates, then the Google Nexus 5X is definitely one of the best. The 32GB internal storage may be an issue for power users, but then again power users should pick up the bigger Nexus 6P.
If you're comfortable working in Google's cloud, the Chromebook Flip is a nicely designed and attractively priced 2-in-1 hybrid that delivers impressive battery life.
Can a phone priced around $200 rival other handsets that cost four to five times more? Surprisingly, yes if that phone is the 2015 Moto G.
The Android phone won't win any awards for performance, but the addition of LTE will make this entry-level smartphone a strong contender for bring-your-own-device users.
The Nexus 9 is the first tablet to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and offers excellent performance plus impressive sound quality. There are drawbacks, though, including some build quality issues, a tendency to run warm and a premium price.
The 2013 Nexus 7 is a sleeker, lighter and better-specified device than last year's model. There's still no Micro-SD card support, but good all-round performance and battery life, plus a competitive price, add up to superb value for money.
Developers make good stress testers, and the initial Wave service has had a lot of testing in the last few months. We take a ride on the wave, which should be opening to a wider beta program at the end of September.
The much-hyped Google Android phone operating system will hit Australia on 29 January 2009, in the form of the Kogan Agora and Agora Pro. At first glance, this looks to be one of the most exciting products of the year.
Google Docs is a fantastic free online application that offers some exciting features. However, by virtue of being an online application, users with a slow connection will experience lag, and Docs still doesn't contain enough functionality to be a replacement for today's mainstay office suites in most businesses.
Google's new Web mail service is free and provides a gigabyte of storage, but also raises privacy concerns. We put the beta version through its paces.