Google patents smart lenses you inject into your eyes

Google Glass may have been too clunky to succeed in its original version, but the search giant will find its way into your eyeballs one way or another. According to a new patent filing, the company has devised a method to inject a device direc…

Google Glass may have been too clunky to succeed in its original version, but the search giant will find its way into your eyeballs one way or another. According to a new patent filing, the company has devised a method to inject a device directly int…

Can tech teach kids to teach themselves? XPRIZE, Google, and the UN team up to find out

reading_feature Hundreds of millions of kids around the world lack access to, among other things, basic education — much less organized school systems with adequate teaching resources. XPRIZE is hoping that tech can help where humanitarian efforts have yet to make a dent — and putting $15 million on the line to that end, with the help of Google and the United Nations. Read More

reading_feature Hundreds of millions of kids around the world lack access to, among other things, basic education — much less organized school systems with adequate teaching resources. XPRIZE is hoping that tech can help where humanitarian efforts have yet to make a dent — and putting $15 million on the line to that end, with the help of Google and the United Nations. Read More

Google’s Mode Android Wear bands snap on for easy changes

If you want to change the band on your Android wear device, it takes a few minutes. Thanks to a new line of accessories Google, though, swapping out that wrist strap can be done in a matter of seconds. Google revealed its new Mode “snap-and-swap” ban…

If you want to change the band on your Android wear device, it takes a few minutes. Thanks to a new line of accessories Google, though, swapping out that wrist strap can be done in a matter of seconds. Google revealed its new Mode "snap-and-swap" ban…

Ford, Google and Uber form a group to push for self-driving cars

Some of the biggest names in transportation tech aren’t waiting around for the US to legalize self-driving cars — they’re determined to give the government a boost. Ford, Google, Lyft, Uber and Volvo have formed the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer…

Some of the biggest names in transportation tech aren't waiting around for the US to legalize self-driving cars — they're determined to give the government a boost. Ford, Google, Lyft, Uber and Volvo have formed the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer…

To the Moon! Lunar XPRIZE team looks to send Wikipedia into space aboard homemade rover

PTS lunar rover Quick: you can send 20 gigabytes of data to the moon. What’s it going to be? Time’s up!
Wikipedia? What a coincidence — that’s what the Part-Time Scientists, a team working on a homegrown lunar rover for Google’s Lunar XPRIZE, decided too! And they’re really planning to bring Wikipedia to the Moon. Read More

PTS lunar rover Quick: you can send 20 gigabytes of data to the moon. What’s it going to be? Time’s up!
Wikipedia? What a coincidence — that’s what the Part-Time Scientists, a team working on a homegrown lunar rover for Google’s Lunar XPRIZE, decided too! And they’re really planning to bring Wikipedia to the Moon. Read More

Google now lets you design custom cases for your Nexus phones

 Google is launching a new service today that allows you to create $35 custom cases for its Nexus 5X, 6 and 6P phones. You can choose between two variations of the Live Cases. One allows you to pick any photo and print it onto your case. The other…

MM_Toolkit_Blog_Animated_2160x1080_transparent Google is launching a new service today that allows you to create $35 custom cases for its Nexus 5X, 6 and 6P phones. You can choose between two variations of the Live Cases. One allows you to pick any photo and print it onto your case. The other lets you design and print a stylized map with the help of Google Maps. Both of these variations allow you to select a couple of filters and other… Read More

Nest demonstrates the risks of being an early adopter by shutting down Revolv

revolv-720x375 Remember the Revolv home automation hub? Probably not. The device was released in late 2013, and while fantastic, it largely flew under the radar before Google’s Nest division bought the company, and promptly stopped selling the device. But the device was still available from various retailers and worth the cash for home packed with Internet of Things devices. It works great — and… Read More

revolv-720x375 Remember the Revolv home automation hub? Probably not. The device was released in late 2013, and while fantastic, it largely flew under the radar before Google’s Nest division bought the company, and promptly stopped selling the device. But the device was still available from various retailers and worth the cash for home packed with Internet of Things devices. It works great — and… Read More

Google reverses Gmail April 1 prank after users mistakently put GIFs into important emails

minions gif It’s past midday on April 1 in some parts of the world, so already we’re seeing some of the inevitable glut of April Fools Day announcements from tech companies. There looks to be one (surprising) early loser: Google. Read More

minions gif It’s past midday on April 1 in some parts of the world, so already we’re seeing some of the inevitable glut of April Fools Day announcements from tech companies. There looks to be one (surprising) early loser: Google. Read More