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Google announces its Amazon Echo rival, Google Home

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2016 10:31am PDT

Move over, Alexa. Google Home may soon be taking your place in everyone's homes.


"If I did that, it would trigger every time I talked with maddogs mom. C'MON, THINK!"

- zolointo see all 6 comments

Google Assistant aims to help users get things done in the real world

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2016 10:21am PDT

Google has announced Google Assistant, which it hopes will help users get their tasks done in the real world.


"Google announces Assistant because it doesn't want Viv to gain any traction in a field they want ..."

- singlespace see all 2 comments

The Legend of Zelda's Link replaces Google Maps' Yellow Pegman

By Daniel Perez, Mar 04, 2016 7:30am PST

With Twilight Princess HD releasing today, Nintendo has teamed up with Google to replace the Yellow Pegman with a version of Link.


Google VR may not require a smartphone, PC, or console to run it

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2016 8:52am PST

A self-contained VR headset sure would raise a lot of eyebrows.


"Whatever it was, people kept hating on it and trying to ban it"

- RikiTiki2 see all 6 comments

Unity To Receive Native Support for Google Cardboard

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 10, 2016 1:20pm PST

Google and Unity, a match made in heaven. 



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YouTube Music now available on iPhone and Android devices

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2015 9:28am PST

YouTube Music is finally here. Find out what it's all about here.


Google celebrates Halloween with adorable candy-collecting minigame

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2015 7:42am PDT

If you absolutely can't wait to collect delicious candy in real life, then head on over to today's Google Doodle where you can collect a ton of it.


Google Play Games app will offer native support for sharing game clips directly to YouTube

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2015 10:24am PDT

Google has announced it will update its Google Play app to allow users to upload their memorable gaming moments directly to YouTube.


YouTube Red launching next week to offer ad-free videos for $9.99 per month

By Daniel Perez, Oct 21, 2015 11:07am PDT

It's finally time to put your money where your mouth is as Google has announced it's launching an ad-free YouTube service next week, called YouTube Red.


"lol, this is pretty much why paying for YouTube is a terrible idea. "

- jdcope see all 48 comments

Google Announces Alphabet, a new operating structure for Google and all its subsidiaries

By Josh Hawkins, Aug 10, 2015 2:35pm PDT

Today Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the founders of Google, are proud to announce that Google Inc. will now be Alphabet Inc. and that this transition will concern more than just a change of name.


"Sorry, abc.wtf . Seriously, try it. abc.xyz is the official URL."

- node see all 39 comments

Google celebrates Eiji Tsuburaya's 114th birthday with mini-game-filled Doodle

By Daniel Perez, Jul 07, 2015 7:23am PDT

Today's Google Doodle is filled with several mini-games to celebrate Eiji Tsuburaya's 114th birthday.


Opinion: How Google Cardboard Could Usher In the VR Era

By Steven Wong, May 29, 2015 1:15pm PDT

When you hear virtual reality, big headsets like the Oculus Rift or Sony Morpheus probably come straight to mind. But even though these devices represent the pinnacle of technology, the true pioneer of the VR Era might actually be an unassuming cardboard box with a smar...


The Witcher 3's free manual is being ripped off and sold on Google Play by scammers

By Daniel Perez, May 20, 2015 9:15am PDT

Each copy of The Witcher 3 comes with a free manual, but some people are apparently trying to profit by selling a scanned version of it online.


"Probably to keep prices level across major distributors, or possibly a contract that was in ..."

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YouTube reveals top 10 Let's Play games for 10th birthday celebration

By Daniel Perez, May 13, 2015 12:35pm PDT

We aren't at all surprised to read what the top game is on YouTube, but there still are some surprising additions.


"It's awesome man. He has a bunch of different fallout runs that I've enjoyed a bunch! "

- Fiisher see all 12 comments

Google launches Project Fi low-cost mobile network

By Daniel Perez, Apr 22, 2015 12:45pm PDT

Google has announced it has entered the mobile network game with its Project Fi, which offers both unlimited talk and text for as low as $20 per month.


"If they expand this out beyond the Nexus 6 I'll give this serious consideration. T-mo is great ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 4 comments