Google X boss Sebastian Thrun revealed on Charlie Rose that sharing a photo from Project Glass to Google+ was as easy as a nod, but a new Google patent suggests that the AR glasses could be controlled with the fingers.
Google is always adding little bells and whistles to its various platforms, and recently has been tweaking its mainstay, Search, pretty aggressively. The latest addition is the "Knowledge Graph," which will divine what you're really looking for and spit out a ton of relevant information.
Google traditionally works with one handset maker to build its flagship "Nexus" Android smartphone. The Wall Street Journal says Google is looking to expand the amount of Nexus smartphones by partnering up with more than one OEM (original equipment manufacturer).
After weeks of hype, teasing and a few public appearances here and there, Google's finally come clean on just how much augmentation its Project Glass HUD glasses will provide. The truth: Project Glass is going to disappoint (initially).
Google's Chrome browser has come a really long way since it was launched three years ago. Today, it adds another excellent feature that workaholics have been pining for: cross-device syncing for all of your open tabs between other computers and any Android device running the new Chrome browser.
You know how Google Maps has always been pretty nifty, but it really was missing a gaming component? Well, Google thinks we think that, thus the company has introduced Google Cube, a game in which you guide a ball through various cities.
The most exciting piece of technology without an "i" in its name this year is undoubtedly Google's funky Project Glass AR glasses. Previously spotted on Google co-founder Sergey Brin, Sebastian Thrun, head of Google X sat down with Charlie Rose to give us common folk a look at the future.
It's here. Finally. At last! Google Drive is live. All of your data — accessible in the cloud — from any computer, tablet or smartphone. The cloud has finally arrived for the masses.
Remember that Wi-Fi snooping scandal a couple of years ago, where it turned out that Google's Street View cars were downloading people's web surfing info from passing unsecured networks? Now the FCC has come down on Google like a ton of bricks, by fining them about what Google earns in one minute.
The master plan for Chrome OS was to move everybody into the cloud — away from file systems and desktops — and towards the Web browser as the operating system. Having failed to build much momentum, Google's giving the OS a more traditional desktop experience — one that takes cues from Windows and OS X.