Entries in 'google' (25)

Google dreams big on VR

Google dreams big on VR

After toying with virtual reality with its Cardboard project, tech giant Google has finally launched a ‘proper’ virtual reality platform: Daydream.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Developers working on Google Daydream VR titles have said that the tech giant has put a huge focus on quality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Google unveils £1bn UK investment plan

Google unveils £1bn UK investment plan

Internet giant Google is building a new London HQ which is hopes will create in the region of 3,000 new jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2016 at 11:39AM in News
Google Daydream VR arrives next week

Google Daydream VR arrives next week

Yet another VR competitor will be arriving on the scene next week in the UK, US, Germany, Australia and Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Daydream View

Daydream View is Google's new VR headset

Not one to be left behind Google has finally entered the world of VR, we’ll just ignore Google cardboard, with Daydream View.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:28AM in News
Google Pixel

Google announces new Pixel phone

Google has announced the Pixel, the first phone made entirely by the search giant with no other companies involved.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Google rumoured to be abandoning 'Nexus' smartphone branding

Google rumoured to be abandoning 'Nexus' smartphone branding

Last year’s Google Nexus 6P may have been the last handset to feature the branding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 3:31PM in News
Google is phasing out Chrome Apps

Google is phasing out Chrome Apps

Google has announced it has begun “the evolution away from the Chrome apps platform”, with plans to shut the entire initiative down by 2018.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 2:53PM in News

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Google Play adds family sharing

Google Play adds family sharing

Families are now able to share apps across their various accounts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2016 at 3:36PM in News
Niantic calms Pokemon Go data access fears

Niantic calms Pokemon Go data access fears

Pokemon Go co-creator Niantic has said that it is not accessing iOS users’ entire Google accounts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Google gets serious about VR with Daydream

Google gets serious about VR with Daydream

There’s a new major player in the virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2016 at 11:37AM in News
Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Apple boss Tim Cook has received the backing of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his security row with the US government.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2016 at 3:29PM in News

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Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Google's former director of gaming content for YouTube Rodrigo Velloso has joined Twitter in a similar capacity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:15AM in News
Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Disney and Google have teamed up to promote upcoming movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a virtual reality app designed for Google Cardboard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 1:37PM in News
YouTube Red lets you skip ads and download videos for $10 a month

YouTube Red lets you skip ads and download videos for $10 a month

YouTube has launched its new premium offering, YouTube Red.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:28AM in News
Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs has received investment from a trio of companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 2:48PM in News

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Amazon is pulling Apple TV and Google Chromecast over streaming video dispute

Amazon is pulling Apple TV and Google Chromecast over streaming video dispute

It looks as if shoppers will soon no longer be able to buy the Apple TV or Google Chromecast from Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2015 at 9:20AM in News
Games absent from Top 25 US mobile apps chart - report

Games absent from Top 25 US mobile apps chart - report

New data revealing the top 25 most popular mobile apps in the US for June 2015 shows Facebook out in front, while games are no where to be found.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:55PM in News
YouTube Gaming website and mobile apps launch today

YouTube Gaming website and mobile apps launch today

YouTube Gaming will officially launch later today, with the service tracking gaming videos and livestreams for more than 25,000 games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 26th 2015 at 7:59AM in News
YouTube launching 'YouTube Gaming' dedicated app and website this summer

YouTube launching 'YouTube Gaming' dedicated app and website this summer

YouTube has announced a new app and website dubbed YouTube Gaming, with the video streaming service apparently ready at last to take a more focused approach towards its abundant video ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 14th 2015 at 10:46PM in News
YouTube rolls out support for gaming-focused livestreams

YouTube rolls out support for gaming-focused livestreams

YouTube is finally looking to acquire some of the growing video game streaming pie, with the video service announcing the launch of 60 frames per second live streaming.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2015 at 3:18AM in News
Threes pulled (and now restored) from Google Play store over search term dispute

Threes pulled (and now restored) from Google Play store over search term dispute

Popular puzzle game Threes was temporarily removed from the Google Play store yesterday because it listed one of its copycats in its search terms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2015 at 10:11AM in News
EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

Google has broken European antitrust laws and as a result could be fined up to 10 per cent of its annual earnings, the European Commission has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 1:03PM in News
YouTube to launch live streaming eSports drive, report claims

YouTube to launch live streaming eSports drive, report claims

The world’s biggest online video provider has set its set on the live streaming video market, with eSports to be a central thrust.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
Microsoft criticises Google for outing Windows vulnerability prior to fix

Microsoft criticises Google for outing Windows vulnerability prior to fix

Google has prioritised the calling out of a rival over the digital security of its customers, Microsoft has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 1:29PM in News