Entries in 'google' (123)

Google readies Android TV for launch - report

Google readies Android TV for launch - report

Not a week after Amazon unveiled its Fire TV set-top box, it looks as though Google is set to launch its own device.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 7:30PM in News
Apps twice as likely to crash on iOS versus Android - report

Apps twice as likely to crash on iOS versus Android - report

Apple’s reputation as offering the most stable operating system around may not be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Chromecast arrives in the UK

Chromecast arrives in the UK

UK shoppers can from today officially get their hands on the Google Chromecast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Google Play update allows cross-platform multiplayer with iOS

Google Play update allows cross-platform multiplayer with iOS

Owners of Android and iOS devices are now able to compete against one another online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 3:07PM in News

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Hit puzzler Threes arrives on Android

Hit puzzler Threes arrives on Android

Having become one of the most discussed games this month on iOS, Threes has now arrived on Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Google acquires Green Throttle Games staff and assets

Google acquires Green Throttle Games staff and assets

Google has hired on former staff members and purchased assets from the now defunct Green Throttle Games development studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:38PM in News
Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft is reportedly looking to expand cross-platform functionality for its Xbox Live service onto iOS and Android platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 8:57PM in News
Apple and Google rejecting Flappy Bird clones from app stores

Apple and Google rejecting Flappy Bird clones from app stores

New game submissions containing the word ‘Flappy’ are reportedly being rejected by both Apple and Google.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 11:31AM in News

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App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

A new report says that games spending on both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store overtook portable gaming last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 1:29PM in News
Nexus phone and tablet line could be scrapped by Google

Nexus phone and tablet line could be scrapped by Google

Google is rumoured to be readying the axe for its Nexus hardware line.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Plastic Surgery kids' game removed from App Store

Plastic Surgery kids' game removed from App Store

A game that saw players practicing plastic surgery on overweight patients has been removed from both the Apple and Google app stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Google's most searched tech gadget in 2013 is PS4

Google's most searched tech gadget in 2013 is PS4

PlayStation 4 was Google’s most-searched for gadget in the US this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 22nd 2013 at 11:30PM in News

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Publishers ready to engage YouTube in copyright battle

Publishers ready to engage YouTube in copyright battle

Video creators who have suddenly been hit with copyright claims on their YouTube videos are being offered a helping hand by publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 12:36PM in News
EA CEO: Console living room dominance will likely end

EA CEO: Console living room dominance will likely end

The living room dominance Microsoft and Sony experience with consoles will soon be challenged, EA CEO Andrew Wilson reckons.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:07AM in News
Glu CEO reckons Google Glass will 'revolutionise' games

Glu CEO reckons Google Glass will 'revolutionise' games

Wearable technology such as Google Glass could have a revolutionary impact on games, claims the CEO of Glu Mobile.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 29th 2013 at 12:57PM in News
Doctor Who takes over Google with 50th Anniversary game

Doctor Who takes over Google with 50th Anniversary game

It's a moment fans have been waiting for for years, it's dominated the media, the radio, the TV, press and the High Street all week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 9:53AM in News

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What did you miss from the London Games Conference?

What did you miss from the London Games Conference?

Last night's London Games Conference was another jam-packed event filled with incredible insight on how to discover, sell and even make games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 10:55AM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 launches on Android

Plants vs Zombies 2 launches on Android

Plants vs Zombies 2 has launched for Android devices, available now as a free download on the Google Play store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2013 at 7:22AM in News
Study: Tablets, Smartphones hurting PC market

Study: Tablets, Smartphones hurting PC market

The worldwide PC market is in decline thanks to iOS and Android tablets, according to a new study from research firm Gartner.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 11th 2013 at 7:50AM in News
Apple denies payoff for Plants vs Zombies 2 Android delay

Apple denies payoff for Plants vs Zombies 2 Android delay

Apple has swiftly denied a statement from Electronic Arts’ executive Frank Gibeau that the iOS device-maker paid EA to delay the Android release of Plants vs Zombies 2.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2013 at 8:10AM in News
Google slashes £80 off the price of the Nexus 4

Google slashes £80 off the price of the Nexus 4

The highly regarded Nexus 4 Android smartphone has had its price cut in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 10:41AM in News
Xbox One U-turn could hand console market to Apple and Google, Darling argues

Xbox One U-turn could hand console market to Apple and Google, Darling argues

Microsoft should have been stronger in its argument for the Xbox One’s former digital features, Codemasters founder David Darling has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 3:00PM in News
Android app downloads overtake iOS

Android app downloads overtake iOS

Sales of Android hardware have been ahead of Apple for some time now, but for the first time Android downloads have now overtaken iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 12:57PM in News
New Nexus 7 tablet launches today

New Nexus 7 tablet launches today

The second generation Nexus 7 is set to hit shelves later today, and already some retailers are reporting shortages in stock.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 30th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
Rumour: Google developing Android-powered console and wristwatch

Rumour: Google developing Android-powered console and wristwatch

Google is reportedly readying itself for an entrance into the games hardware market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 28th 2013 at 6:15AM in News