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Google Reveals New Watch Faces for Android Wear

Today we’re getting our first look at 17 new watch faces that Google has revealed for their Android Wear line. Equal parts digital and physical, the Android Wear watch further extends its ability to match your mood and personality with the ability to pick from over 1,500 …

Google Photos Offers Free Unlimited Storage

Google has launched a standalone, unlimited photo and video service prosaically titled Google Photos. It’s an entirely free sharing and editing service, available on Android, iOS and the web. A pinch-and-zoom interface allows the user to navigate the images, and an auto-grouping feature allows for easy finding of files without having …

Google Takes Another Stab at Mobile Payments with Android Pay

At its I/O developer conference today, Google announced Android Pay, a new mobile payment system that effectively replaces the company’s wildly unpopular Google Wallet. The Mountain View powerhouse partnered with the three major U.S. cellular carriers — AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile — who will pre-install Android Pay on devices running Android …

Google’s Self-Driving Car Approved to Hit the Road This Summer

Google is one step closer to achieving its goal of delivering a vehicle that carries passengers from point A to point B at the push of a button, effectively shouldering the burden of driving. This summer, prototype cars will roll off the test track and hit the roads of Mountain View, …

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 …