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Google: Augmented Reality A Step Closer

Google's much talked about Project Glass may be a step closer to reality this week. Google appears to be moving forward with the patent application for a projection input concept for its head mounted display.

Select LG TVs now with OnLive built in

Signing up for an OnLive subscription may be a dangerous proposition these days, but for new owners of LG G2 Smart televisions, it'll also...

Google reveals $250 Chromebook

Google has revealed the $250 Samsung Chromebook, a lightweight laptop with full-sized keyboard, 2GB of RAM, 16GB hard drive, two USB ports, and 11.6"...

YouTube Rolls Out New iPhone App

Google has announced and rolled-out a full-blown YouTube app for iPhone that harnesses all the best aspects of the desktop browser experience... maybe now Apple and Google can kiss and make up.

Google Fiber TV adds NFL Redzone in Kansas City

Here's some good news for the few that subscribe to Google Fiber. The company has added NFL Redzone to its available channels, which already...

Shedding Light on Google Fiber Internet

The Age of Google Fiber has arrived. Sounds momentous, doesn't it? Well, if you're old enough to remember the difference between the days of...

Video shows ‘Battlefield 5’ through Google Glasses

A video posted on YouTube shows you what "Battlefield 5" would look like through Google Glasses (officially called Project Glass). Project Glass essentially allows the display of information through augmented reality glasses -- and possibly in the future any type of eyewear. That data, presently, is the same as what is delivered to smartphones running Android. Project Glass products are also voice activated.

Google reveals Ice Cream Sandwich Android OS

Google has revealed its latest iteration of the Android platform branded "Ice Cream Sandwich," complete with a splash of new features that should get any Android developer excited. In the big picture, Android 4.0 is expected to work on both tablets and smartphones, effectively combining Honeycomb and Gingerbread operating systems into one. According to Google UX head Matias Duarte, Android 4.0 should "simplify user's lives."

Google TV will expand to Europe

Google will expand its Google TV service to Europe early next year, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt announced on Friday. He mentioned fears in the U.S. that Google TV could create competition for studios and broadcasters,

Hulu bidding extended

We expected a buyer for Hulu yesterday, with names like Google, Amazon, Yahoo, and other well-known brands mentioned as possible bidders.

BioWare launches Dragon Age Legends for Google+

It didn't take Google very long to add games to its Google+ social integration, with the likes of Facebook and MySpace already inviting gamers...

X-Men: First Class to include Android Digital Copy

20th Century Fox's X-Men: First Class will be the first Blu-ray Disc to include a digital copy of the film compatible with Google's Android...

Bing copying Google search data?

Uh oh. Google says they have looked into Bing's search results and claim Microsoft's tool is using Google data to improve its own results....

Google’s Chrome dropping patented H.264 video

Google said this morning the H.264 video codec will be pulled from upcoming versions of the Chrome browser. Why? The H.264 codec, although an...

Networks block Google TV, so what’s next?

Google TV launched last week on several devices including Sony Bravia TVs and Blu-ray players but networks aren't exactly happy with the free access to...

Samsung may use Google Android software in TVs

Samsung Electronics is reported to be reviewing the possibility of using Google's Android software in their LED, LCD and plasma HDTVs. Apparently, Samsung doesn't...

Amazon to challenge Netflix streaming movies

According to The Wall Street Journal retail giant Amazon.com may challenge the Netflix streaming product with a service of their own. Apparently the company...

Google to compete with Netflix and Apple?

The company may launch a competing streaming video rental service through YouTube property. According to the Financial Times, Google is in talks with Hollywood to...

Google TV announces open platform for Web/TV integration

The search engine company forms alliances with DISH Network, Best Buy, Adobe, Logitech and Sony to improve television usability. Is it easier to find TV...

Viacom’s Tricky, But Google’s Trickier

In the end, it depends on what Google wants from YouTube… a profit driven studio-licensed content machine, or a democratic sharing point for user created content that sometimes transcends the lowest-common denominator in entertainment. Still, this development seems like a Google win, with Viacom now defending its tactics rather than trouncing Google on a cut-and-dried case of copyright infringement.

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