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You can get a jump on what Google will bring to its mobile browser by installing the new Chrome Dev app; handy for those that test and build web apps or sites.
The first fruits of Google's Lucid Sleep effort for Chrome OS arrive on the Chromebook Pixel, bringing an always-on Wi-Fi connection in a low-power state.
Google Now -- and by extension, Android Wear -- becomes a little more useful thanks to new third-party integrations that provide highly valuable information at a glance.
Android Wear doesn't appear to have taken off with the mainstream audience. Will a more traditional looking product such as the LG Watch Urbane help sales?
Google has started working with cash-strapped European publishers to help them adapt their businesses to online news.
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Lenovo's new $199 Chromebox can be out of sight on employee desks: Just attach it to the back of Lenovo's Tiny-In-One monitor for an all-in-one desktop.
Still described as an "experiment" at this point in time, the hub is a bit of a spin on the countless cloud-based app stores popping up.
Google is working on a more user-friendly version of Glass with Italian eyewear company Luxottica.
The wearable market is heating up with new devices from Apple, Garmin, and others. Matthew and Kevin both have Apple Watches on the way.
Google has another handy way to get turn-by-turn directions from the web to your phone, showing how Chrome and Android are further linked together.
Comparing the largest cloud players on the block gets a bit convoluted the way tech vendors are compiling their financials. Here's a crack at playing the cloud revenue face-off game.
The burden placed on companies to block copyright-infringing websites is not justified by the evidence that site-blocking regimes are effective, according to Google.
Google CFO Patrick Pichette, who recently announced his imminent retirement, attributed the miss to ever-persistent currency fluctuations, defending annual growth could have been as high as 17 percent.
Google's new mobile voice and data service may save you money, or it may not. Either way, it offers network redundancy and coverage advantages for work and personal use.
Google made another enterprise play with Chrome OS today, announcing that Box now natively integrates with Chrome OS devices.
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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