Category: Mobiles

Nest thermostat will be the central point for Google’s Internet of Things

Google bought Nest in 2014 with the plan for big things. The Nest thermostat is one of the most powerful WiFi connected thermostats in the word, but programming the temperature in your home is only the tip of the iceberg. Google started a program called “Works With Nest” last year that allows Nest to communicate […]

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Check out the Android Choir from Google I/O

Back in February, Google linked together 300 different smartphones and tablets to create an “Android Choir.” Each device had its own specific Androidify character singing a certain note, and when everything was played together it formed a song. It was a pretty cool display that really highlighted the variety of different hardware in Google’s mobile […]

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Google Photos app now available in Play Store

Earlier today Google took the wraps off the new, standalone Google Photos app. Since then, lots of users have been hitting the new web site for all of the uploaded photos, photos.google.com, to see if the service was available yet. As the site has started to light up for users, Google has also pushed the […]

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Brillo, Google’s operating system for the Internet of Things

Android has been a phenomenal success for smartphones and tablets. Last year, we saw the introduction of Android Wear, Google’s first foray into a type of device that doesn’t pack as much computing power as our larger smart devices. Google, obviously, had to strip down Android in order to not bog down our electronic timepieces; […]

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Google updates Android TV Remote Control app

Just hours before Google takes to the stage at I/O, the search engine giant has started pushing out an update for its Android TV Remote Control app. This leads us to believe that their is likely to be an announcement advising us of Google’s big plans for the media-streaming platform at the conference. In terms […]

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LG G4 now available in the UK via Carphone Warehouse and Clove

After just a week of pre-orders, the LG G4 is now available in the United Kingdom, and can be bought through Carphone Warehouse and Clove. If you’re picking up LG’s latest flagship from Carphone Warehouse, plans begin at £35 ($54) on a two-year contract with Vodafone, no down payment required. If you’re looking to purchase […]

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Lenovo announces the $49 Lenovo Cast streaming device

Lenovo has been unveiling its latest creations at its Tech World 23015 conference, and here we have the Lenovo Cast streaming device that fills a similar role to Google’s Chromecast device. Instead of looking like a weirdly shaped USB stick though, the Lenovo Cast looks rather like a hockey puck, black and round. Whereas the […]

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Buying a computer and an Oculus Rift should cost “around $1500″

Brendan Iribe, CEO of Oculus, recently discussed just how much you can expect to spend on a “complete package” of a computer powerful enough to use the VR headset, and the headset itself. He estimated the price of everything at around $1500, which is definitely not something just anyone will be able to afford. The […]

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