Google Photos Breaks Free Of Google+, Now Offers Free, Unlimited Storage

Google officially announced its long-rumored revamp of its photo-sharing service, Google Photos, at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco today. The killer feature? Users can now backup up ful

Google Partners With Udacity To Launch Android Development Nanodegree

At its I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google today announced that it has partnered with Udacity to launch a six-course Android development nanodegree. The idea here is to help developers

Google’s New Cloud Test Lab Lets Android Developers Quickly Test Their Apps On Top Android Devices For Free

Google launched a new project at its I/O developer conference today that will make it easier for developers to check how their mobile apps work across the 20 most popular Android devices from around t

Google Brings Turn-By-Turn Directions To Offline Maps

Google announced that Maps will soon provide turn-by-turn navigation for routes saved for offline use (or when you completely lose your connection in the middle of nowhere).

Google Play Store Now Lets Developers A/B Test Their App Listing Pages, Customize Their Catalog Page

Google today at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco announced a number of new features for developers who want to sell their apps in the Google Play Store. Developers who have a number of ap

Android M Will Be Able To Give You Contextual Info About What’s Happening In Your Android Apps

Google Now has long helped Android users get timely information about local traffic, movies that are playing locally and other information based on their commutes, browsing history and other data. W

Google Debuts New AdMob Tools For Ad Targeting, Native Ads, Scaling Apps And More

In addition to new products and media partnerships aimed to help app developers grow and manage their businesses, Google today also announced a new set of AdMob tools to help developers better target

Draw A Crappy Emoji On Your Android Wear Watch And It Will Send The Real One

Internet kids reojice! Are you sick of browsing through endless emoji to find the right one? Now Google's smartwatch operating system Android Wear will let you draw a clumsy version of the emoji you w

Google Expands Its App Promotion Business With “Universal” App Campaigns And New Media Partnerships

Google announced today a number of new tools and updates designed help app developers better promote their applications across Google's own network, as well as measure ad performance across a broader

Google Reveals Plan To Get Android Powering Internet Of Things Devices

Today at Google I/O 2015 Google detailed its plan to roll Android into the home and everyday devices. Meet Brillo and Weave. Together, these two software products will power and allow Internet of Thin

Android Wear Puts More Information A Single Glance Away

Google just demonstrated the next evolution of Android Wear, its operating system for smart watches. The focus of the updates shown here at Google IO (which will roll out over the next few weeks) is p

Future Android Phones Could Recharge Another Devices

Google just announced new features for the next version of Android and the most interesting one has little to do with the user interface: Properly equipped devices will be able to recharge other USB d

HBO NOW Is Coming To Google Play, Will Support Chromecast

Android-loving cord-cutters who want to catch up on Game of Thrones will get their chance soon — Google just announced that the HBO NOW app will be coming to Google Play. The HBO NOW app (distinct f

Google Takes Another Shot At Mobile Payments With Android Pay

At its I/O developer conference today, Google announced Android Pay, a new payments solution native to its mobile operating system. In addition to making it easier to pay at a merchant's point of sale

Google Opens Inbox To All, Adds Smart Reminders, Trip Bundles, Undo Send And More

Google today announced that Inbox, the Gmail-based mobile email client the company launched late last year, is now open to all. Until today, you still needed an invitation to use the service, though i

Gmail Now Has 900M Active Users, 75% On Mobile

Google’s senior vice president of products Sundar Pichai today announced that Gmail now has a total of 900 million users at the company’s annual I/O developers conference. That’s up

Watch Google’s I/O Keynote Here

Google is kicking off its annual I/O developer conference today. You can watch the live stream right here on this page or, if you can't watch video at work, follow along with our live blog here (or, e

Google I/O 2015 Keynote Live Blog

Google’s I/O developer conference for 2015 kicks off today, with a keynote that begins at 9:30 AM PT. Google typically uses this to make big, splashy announcements about its software platforms a

What To Expect From Google I/O 2015

Google I/O begins Thursday, kicking off with the usual keynote from the search giant during which it generally drops a lot of news. We’ll be there to cover it live as it happens, but a lot of info,

Google Search Will Now Also Feature Content From iOS Apps

For the last two years, Google has been showing Android users relevant content from apps they have installed on their phones and tablets. Now, it's also bringing this feature to iOS users and apps. La