Little by little, Google is slowly piecing together a more cohesive and complete mobile OS. Having the right hardware to drive Android doesn’t hurt either. While the Nexus 7 isn’t quite what I expected Google to roll out last week at I/O given the Motorola Mobility acquisition, it’s arguably the first real Android tablet to date.
With a $200 starting price, Android users and those looking for a… → Read More
Take that, conventional wisdom! The oddball Google Nexus Q is made in the good ol’ US of A, proving that electronics can be assembled outside of China.
This fun little tidbit wasn’t mentioned during the Nexus Q’s announcement yesterday. Sure enough, a label on the bottom of the device says “Designed and Manufactured in the U.S.A.” That little label is also why the device costs so much. → Read More
In 1995, long before Tom Cruise was waving his hands around in now eerily true-to-life vision of the future that was “Minority Report,” another science fiction drama was also painting a picture of the darker side of technology. In director Kathryn Bigelow’s “Strange Days,” (written by James Cameron and Jay Cocks), people and the technology they used to record their lives had practically merged. → Read More
In the land of tech, we bloggers rarely if ever have to step in front of the camera. But now that Google has launched Google Glass into the world, the camera has turned on us in a fit of rage. Welcome ladies and gentlemen, to the freak show that is Google Glass. → Read More
Today Google announced the latest version of its mobile operating system: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It’s an incremental upgrade — a number of valuable features have been added, but there’s no real revamp to be seen. Still, these features are incredibly competitive, and in many ways threaten Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 6.
Google’s voice transcription and search now has the… → Read More
Google Glass is real and will soon be shipping. Sergey Brin just took the stage at Google I/O, won the Internet with an amazing skydiving demo of the device and then announced that Google Glass is available for pre-ordering. Named Glass Explorer Edition, it’s available to those at Google I/O and costs a whopping $1500. Plus, the device will not ship until next year. But Google Glass is real. This… → Read More