New Chrome removes X11 dependence
Published in News


Freon graphics stack gets an airing

Chrome OS 41 has been been updated to Google's new "Freon" graphics stack and removes X11 dependencies from Google's world.

Huawei will get the next Nexus deal
Published in Mobiles


Google finally turns to Chinese vendor

Google is going to rope in a new supplier for its next Nexus. According Kevin Yang, director of China research at iSuppli, Google is set to tap Huawei to make its next Nexus. 

Google smartwatch initiative tanks
Published in Wearables


Only Apple expects it to be great

It is starting to look like only Apple and its allies in the Tame Apple press think that smartwatches are a good idea.

Google redesigns Glass
Published in News
06 February 2015

Google redesigns Glass


Wants to remove the 1970s serial killer look

Google has worked out that the reason that its Glass product was never going to work was because it they made you look like you were an axe murderer on their way to their part-time job as a stalker of women.

Google silently confirms Android 5.1 Lollipop
Published in Mobiles


Android One nods

Google has quietly confirmed the existence of Android 5.1 on one of its websites.

Google releases new Project Ara trailer
Published in Mobiles


Select journos get hands-on access

Google has released another Project Ara trailer-teaser and for the first time it granted hands-on access to a number of journalists.

MediaTek lands Android TV deal
Published in Graphics


Quad-core big.LITTLE running Android 5.0

MediaTek has struck a deal with Google to power the first UHD TV platform for Android TV. The company has some new silicon for smart tellies and plans to demonstrate Android TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Project Ara gets Marvell A53 and Tegra K1
Published in Mobiles


Spiral 2 form factor prototypes ready

Project Ara is a modular smartphone platform that got us interested in DIY phones and it looks like Ara is getting a few more interesting SoCs for its reference hardware platform.

Android 5.0 doesn even register yet



Do no evil, eh?