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Comcast Gigabit vs. Google Fiber: Red Tape and Scissors

Comcast Gigabit vs. Google Fiber: Red Tape and Scissors

Comcast is trying hard to impress with Gigabit Internet, but when compared to Google Fiber its efforts are more marketing and less substance.
Google Increases Chromebook Hacking Prize to $100,000

Google Increases Chromebook Hacking Prize to $100,000

Google is increasing rewards for hackers and bug finders to help improve its white hat resources.
Google Star Wars: Pick a Side, Enjoy New Themes and Easter Eggs

Google Star Wars: Pick a Side, Enjoy New Themes and Easter Eggs

Ready to celebrate The Force Awakens digitally? Pick a side on Google's site and get all new sounds, wallpapers, and themes.
Google’s AI Smart Reply Offers to Reply to Emails for You

Google’s AI Smart Reply Offers to Reply to Emails for You

Google has a big new idea about email that it’s ready to share: A neural net system that can answer your emails by itself, called Smart Reply. “Ho ho ho, my good gadget buddy,” you are thinking, “I have enough trouble answering my own emails correctly, I’m not letting a…
Google Lets Us Unsend Emails with New Settings Feature

Google Lets Us Unsend Emails with New Settings Feature

Google is finally bringing the “unsend emails” option out of beta and into Gmail accounts everywhere. It was a no-brainer that Gmail users still had to wait a long time for: Who hasn’t accidently sent an email to a boss, friend, or spouse and realized immediately afterward that it contained…
Google Unveils True Self-Driving Car Prototype for Christmas

Google Unveils True Self-Driving Car Prototype for Christmas

Google has a holiday surprise for all of its fans – a true prototype of its self-driving car. Google first made headlines with a driverless car back in the spring, but that was just a futuristic theory being tossed around. As the company admits, that first mock-up was more of…
4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Excited About The Googlecar… Yet (List)

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Excited About The Googlecar… Yet (List)

Today, Google debuted the Googlecar, a car built from the ground up for short hops done safely. It’s not going to excite anyone’s inner speed demon; it’s got a front end made of foam, it only goes 25 miles per hour, and it looks like somebody bolted a camera turret…
5 Ways The Improved Google Maps Make It The Perfect Travel Companion (list)

5 Ways The Improved Google Maps Make It The Perfect Travel Companion (list)

Google Maps has gotten a bunch of new improvements just in time for summer road trips! The Maps app for both Android and iOS both feature small improvements that’ll make navigating your road trip that much easier. Here’s a list of new features for your driving pleasure! 1. Specific Lane…
4 Things To Pack Up In Your Mind About Google’s Same Day Delivery Service

4 Things To Pack Up In Your Mind About Google’s Same Day Delivery Service

You may have heard that Google is expanding a same-day delivery service you didn’t realize it had to two cities you may actually live in. And it’s an idea that deserves attention, certainly. But why is Google doing this? And what does it mean for you? 1. It Only Works…
Google Buying Robotic Firms (video)

Google Buying Robotic Firms (video)

Google seems to want to have their hand in everything these days! They’ve recently ventured into the military robotics realm, buying eight of them in the last six months. They confirmed last Friday that their latest acquisition is Boston Dynamics, an engineering firm that has build and developed battlefield robots…
Google’s Voice Search Hotword Extension Is… Interesting, But Not Quite There Yet

Google’s Voice Search Hotword Extension Is… Interesting, But Not Quite There Yet

As we all know, it’s pretty simple to use your voice to order your phone around, whether you’re saying something to Siri or demanding something from Google Now. And it’s something that Google wants to expand with a Chrome extension. But how’s it work? Not quite to the degree that…
Google Offers New Wallet Card, Acts Like A Debit Card

Google Offers New Wallet Card, Acts Like A Debit Card

Google is on the right track to becoming a bank…well sort of. It finally unveiled its Wallet Card after practically a year of rumors. The physical debit card can be used like a regular card, with funds taken from your Google Wallet account. It’s a Mastercard-powered debit card that’s available…
And Google’s Mystery Barges Are…

And Google’s Mystery Barges Are…

It’s been captivating the tech press for a week or so now, because let’s face it, being captivated by shiny, mysterious things is pretty much the job description: Google has been building… something in Portland, ME, and in the San Francisco Bay, and people want to know what. Well, it…
Android Kit-Kat: Are You Getting It? And When?

Android Kit-Kat: Are You Getting It? And When?

Yesterday, Google announced an update to Android to 4.4, named Kit-Kat because they were running out of generic terms for desserts. But not everybody is getting Kit-Kat, and not everybody is getting it at the same time. Here’s who’s left out, and who will get the new stuff. No Candy…
CERN Google Street View Now Available For All Mad Scientists to View

CERN Google Street View Now Available For All Mad Scientists to View

Google’s Street view has made it’s way inside of shops, Mt. Fuji, and even to the watery depths of the ocean.  And now they’ve some how gained access to CERN, the European particle physics laboratory based in the suburbs of Geneva. So if you can’t afford a trip to Switzerland, and…

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