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Google & Mattel Update The View-Master

If you were ever a child before the digital era, you’ll probably remember what a View-Master is. Before iPads and even video games, it was not just a source of entertainment but a very temporary journey into another world. After being lost in a sea of electronics, …

Google Unveils Project Ara – Modular Smartphone Prototype

True to its well-earned reputation as a disruptive force in Silicon Valley, technology behemoth Google is poised to change the way we think about how mobile phones should be built, packaged and sold. The undertaking is titled Project Ara, a modular smartphone featuring separate components that can …

Top 12 Stories of 2014 – Tech & Gear

With an average of 20 or more stories on technology, gadgetry and gears per month, you can only imagine the difficulties of sorting through them over the last few days. Even though a number of them have gained spots in the “Runner-Up” category, there were 12 slots in this particular segment. So another two rounds of filtering later, we came to these…

Google Reveals the Finished Prototype of Its Self-Driving Car

Back in May, Google revealed an early mock-up of its self-driving car, an extremely rudimentary vehicle that lacked even functioning headlights. Yesterday, the Mountain View-based tech giant announced that its first completed prototype was ready to be road tested. The new design isn’t a radical departure from the previous …

The Best Android Apps to Download This Year

Even before it brought out Android Inc. in 2005, people knew of Google’s ambition to become a major player in the world of mobile devices. What no one expected, however, was how Google maneuvered through various obstacles in the marketplace and pressed its agenda forward till Android …

Guardians of the Galaxy “Awesome Mix Vol. 1″ Is Free Today

Even though all the music from Marvel‘s massive box office hit Guardians of the Galaxy is totally recycled songs from our parents’ generation, it was still great and was one of the many things (90 percent of those things being Groot) that made the movie so enjoyable. …

Amazon Fire TV Stick

After expanding their growing line of products with the Fire TV earlier this year, Amazon will take on streaming devices like the Google Chromecast with their Fire TV Stick. Connecting directly to your TV’s HDMI port, the Fire TV Stick will give you easy access to all …

Google Nexus 9 Tablet

Along with the unveiling of its new Nexus 6 flagship phone, Google has also announced the launch of its Nexus 9 tablet, made by HTC and sporting front-facing speakers, an 8.9-inch 2048 x 1440 281 PPI LCD screen, and a 6700 mAh battery. The device will run the new Android …