Google announces Project Brillo and Weave, their new platform and language for ‘Internet of Things’

May 28th - Fresh off the stage from Google IO 2015, Senior VP Sundar Pichai has officially taken the wraps off Project Brillo, their new platform for the “Internet of Things.” For those that haven’t been keeping up with the term, Internet of Things (IoT) simply refers to internet connected devices which will soon reach everything in your […]

Google announces Android Pay to replace Google Wallet

May 28th - Today during the annual Google IO keynote, Google announced Android Pay, the long awaited successor to Google Wallet.

Android M battery lasts 2X longer than Lollipop thanks to new “doze” feature

May 28th - If you were watching the Google IO 2015 keynote, you've gotten an early look at some of the things Google's doing for Android M. One of the biggest things they announced was a feature called "doze," and it has everything to do with saving precious juice on those petite batteries.

Apps in Android M only ask permission for things when they need it

May 28th - One of the rumored features of Android M was more control over app permissions, and now it has come true. Google has formally announced that Android M will allow users to have much more control over which permissions apps need.

Official: HBO Now is coming to Google Play with Chromecast support

May 28th - When HBO announced its online streaming service that doesn't require a cable subscription -- dubbed HBO Now -- it was exclusive to iOS, but we quickly learned that wouldn't be the case for very long. Thankfully that was accurate: Google has announced that HBO Now will soon be headed to Google Play.

Mobile Roar 94: Google IO predictions, Cortana, Periscope, and more!

May 28th - The tech world is about to be buried in Google IO news, so we make some predictions before the big event. Also, Cortana is coming to Android and iOS, but is that a bad thing for Windows Phone?

Here’s where to watch the Google IO live stream online today starting with the 9:30AM PST keynote speech

May 28th - What better way to be made privy to all the info being unleashed at Google I/O than to see it all for yourself? As usual, Google will be live streaming much of the goings-on at the Moscone West this week, and you can watch it right here on our Google I/O Live portal.

Lenovo reveals $49 Chromecast competitor, projector smartphone and a smart watch with a 2nd display

May 28th - Lenovo had a lot of interesting announcements to make at their Tech World conference in Beijing today, including a Chromecast competitor, a laser-projection smartphone and a smart watch with a secondary display!

Google introduces cross-platform goo.gl URLs for deep linking inside of apps

May 27th - Google is supercharging their goo.gl short URLs with the ability to deep link into apps. Developers that have taken advantage of Google's new App Indexing -- available on both Android and iOS -- can create goo.gl URLs that take users to specific places inside their app.

Ads on Google Search will soon have a “buy” button for easy purchasing

May 27th - We're sure Google has a ton of new developments in store for this year's Google I/O developers conference, but they're already spilling the beans on one new feature that will help them drive business to their customers and better compete with Facebook and Amazon's ad business.

Verizon LG G4 up for pre-order tomorrow, arrives in-store June 4th – LG G Pad X8.3 available tomorrow as well

May 27th - If you're on Verizon and can't wait to get your hands on the LG G4, you can get a head start tomorrow, May 28th. That's when pre-orders for the Verizon version will officially kick off and yes, it'll come with all those goodies we told you about.

We’re here: Google IO 2015!

May 27th - After making 22 bold predictions about Google IO 2015, we jumped on a plane, flew to San Francisco, and got in line with hoards of others to grab our passes for tomorrow's huge keynote presentation.

Android 5.1 for the Samsung Galaxy S6 will bring super easy exposure controls

May 27th - Without question, the Samsung Galaxy S6 camera is one of the best we've ever used -- even when paired against the iPhone 6. But no matter how amazing the quality of a smartphone's camera, there are those times when it just can't get some things right. Like the exposure.

US Cellular’s 2nd gen Moto X and Moto E get Android 5.1 Lollipop

May 27th - Owners of the 2nd generation Moto X and Moto E on US Cellular are getting some Lollipop love today! That's Android 5.1 Lollipop to be specific, and it's rolling out over the air to both handsets as we speak.

ASUS ZenPad leaked ahead of Computex 2015 reveal, 4:3 aspect ratio confirmed

May 27th - ASUS is going to be waving their Taiwanese flag proudly at Computex next week, and the company is expected to introduce a new good-looking tablet to add to their ZenPad line. Check out this newly-leaked render of it.