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In Android this week surfaced reports of Android Wear getting iPhone support, Prime Instant Video hits Android, and Dell releases an Android 2-in-1.
Out of the box, Google's new Chromebook Pixel impressed. After 30 days of nearly full-time use, it gets even better if Chrome OS and a few tweaks can work for you.
As Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey makes plans to broaden the country's GST to include downloaded content, he has been warned against unilaterally closing tax loopholes for multinational companies without the support of the OECD.
Apple Watch too pricey for you? Maybe a less expensive Android Wear watch fits your budget better; Google may be working on software to get it working with an iPhone.
Getting at photos and other files on a USB-connected Android phone is about to get easier if you have a Chromebook, thanks to a new experimental feature in Chrome OS.
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Look at the Apple Watch app partners and you'll see one name missing: Google. Although it has Android Wear, Google should get its software on Apple's latest hardware.
Matthew loves everything about the Chromebook Pixel, but the Surface Pro 3 is a better fit for his career as a professional engineer and ZDNet writer.
Germany's data protection watchdog has ruled Google must abide by an earlier order to limit its data collection practices.
Would you pay a monthly fee to kill annoying adverts when you stream YouTube videos?
The long-running speculation that Google will eventually merge Chrome OS and Android surfaces from time to time. James Kendrick hopes the firm will keep converging them, while leaving them separate at the core.
Google has designed a system to store and distribute personalities to robots.
The compromised website is redirecting all traffic to a Nuclear Exploit Kit targeting vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash, Oracle Java and Microsoft Silverlight software.
Nexus devices and now a few Google Play Edition phones and tablets are getting the software which adds features for both consumers and enterprises.
One of the biggest pains for travellers abroad can be roaming charges. Google may be looking to fix that for US customers.
The video streaming website says the open-source codec will allow for 4K streaming at up to half the bandwidth cost.
There are dozens of personal cloud storage services, but which one is the best deal for you or your company? Here's my pick of the best of them.
Who are the key players and what are the top technologies to watch out for in the automotive industry this year?
During my years of using Google I've picked up an arsenal of tips and tricks to help me get to the information I'm looking for faster and more efficiently. Here are six tricks that I use most regularly.
Screenshots from the new iOS word processor and spreadsheet apps from Google.
Here is a roundup of Google easter egg jokes and hoaxes in 2014. Did you miss the Tardis?
To celebrate the day, tech firms around the globe make announcements to try and dupe us -- and what are some of the best this year?
Motorola and LG have shown off their smartwatch designs with other tech companies and fashion brands working on projects too. So would you wear one?
Google says it's developing a talking smartwatch as the challenge for its Android Wear operating system for wearable devices. Plus, Google shows off a new feature for sports fans on Google Glass.
Nokia Lumia and Nexus smartphones have Qi wireless charging functionality and with the Mugenizer N11 you can simply place your phone on the battery pack and have it charged on the go.
After years of talk about the Linux desktop becoming important, it finally is. But thanks to Chromebooks and Android PCs, it's not the Linux desktop we expected.
The Chrome browser has evolved into a platform of its own, in large part due to the ability to add functionality through extensions. These are some of the most useful.
These tricks will help old and new Chromebook owners alike get more out of the laptops with Google's OS. There is also a bonus tip for connecting securely to work.
From super strength exoskeletons to massive neural networks, we have seen a bunch of awesome - and odd technology announcements this year.
Welcome to the official 2013 edition of our ZDNet DIY-IT Gift Guide. This year, in honor of 2013, we present to you 14 interesting and useful products that the DIY-ITer in your life will find particularly useful, fun, or cool.
Chromebooks make good gifts and these are the ones to look for.
All the Web content in the world is useless, if you can't find what you're looking for, right? ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about new search services and features that aren't necessarily going toe to toe with Google, but may prove to be disrupters for the search giant.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz talks about Research In Motion's recent praise from UBS analyst Jeffrey Fan and whether his notes are merited. Diaz believes the company's successful first-quarter was due to some special promotions and that the second quarter will be a better gauge of RIM's long-term health as competition in the smartphone market heats up.
The White House asked to use Google's moderator program for President Obama's town hall meeting, which garnered huge participation numbers. Vic Gundotra, vice president of engineering at Google, explains to Tim O'Reilly at the Web 2.0 Expo how people were able to not only ask questions, but to vote for the ones they most wanted to hear the president answer.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Google VP of Engineering Vic Gundrota showed off the prototype of a new Web-based Gmail app that could one day be used on any smartphone. By using HTML 5 standards, he predicts, developers will no longer have to choose just one platform to write for. When the app is released, users will be able to archive and use their e-mail even when not online. Moderator: Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Palm Senior Vice President of Applications and Services Michael Abbott announced an early access program of the company's new developing platform, WebOS. The new platform will run apps natively on the device and enables greater integration with cloud applications like Google and Facebook. Abbott stressed that the company is looking for developer feedback and that the platform is evolving.
At the Green: Net '09 Conference in San Francisco, Jesse Berst, managing director of Global Smart Energy, breaks the smart grid down into three components: smart devices, two-way communication, and advanced control systems. He explains what each component adds but says it's not just about the components--it's also the value you can build on top of them.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Senior Editor Sam Diaz about the updates to Google's mapping application, Google Earth 5. While Google Earth Pro sells for a pricey $400, Google Earth is free and Diaz explains why the search giant is giving away the goods during cash-strapped times. Diaz also discusses the competition the application faces from Microsoft.
Silicon Valley is atwitter over what kind of CEO Yahoo needs to hire to replace the outgoing Jerry Yang. CNET's Kara Tsuboi hears opinions and analysis from some "armchair quarterbacks" over this crucial decision for the Internet giant.
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