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Google Developing Standalone VR Headset [Rumor]

02/11/2016, Recently the rumors of Google working on new virtual reality hardware have been making their rounds, but it was unclear as to whether Google was simply trying to create their own Cardboard headset, or if they were aiming for something like the Oculus...

Chrome For Android Will Start Noticing Bluetooth Beacons

02/11/2016, iBeacons is a feature that Apple has been tinkering with for the past year or so. The idea is that when your iOS device approaches a Bluetooth beacon that’s located in a Starbucks store, you will be able to directly launch the Starbucks app from your...

Google Updates Right To Be Forgotten To Appease The EU

02/10/2016, For those who are unaware, a couple of years ago Google launched a Right to be Forgotten program. Basically what this does is that it supposedly removes links in Google search to any articles or websites that might contain information about you that you...

Google Has Fixed Missing Gmail Notifications For Nexus Devices

02/10/2016, Last month, Nexus owners took to Google’s support forums to complain about an issue about their devices. Namely how Gmail did not seem to be syncing properly with their devices and that it would not deliver notifications about new emails until the app...

Google Maps Update Lets Users Add Places To Their Timeline

02/10/2016, It was sort of a hidden feature in which users could see where they have been on Google Maps. It was accessible via your browser and while it is an interesting feature, it was also rather controversial as some felt like they were being tracked, not to...

Google Patent Points At Self-Driving Delivery Trucks

02/10/2016, Right now Google has a plan for self-driving vehicles in the form of cars, but what’s next? According to a patent discovered by Qz (via 9to5Google), it seems the next big thing Google wants to look at could be self-driving delivery trucks. These trucks...

Google Dropping Support For Flash Ads, Turns To HTML5

02/10/2016, A recent report has predicted that in the next 2 years, there is a good chance that the Flash standard used on the web could be dead. While a darling back in the day of web design and web development, Flash over the years has proven to be a bit of a...

NHTSA Tells Google That Computers Can Qualify As Drivers

02/10/2016, Self-driving cars are still a relatively new technology, which means that the current system needs to be updated to better reflect said technology. So far self-driving car tests have been somewhat restrictive, and there is also the need for a human driver...

Gmail Gets Visual Cues For Improving Security

02/09/2016, A couple of new visual cues have been added to Gmail today as part of Google’s celebration of Safer Internet Day. For now on, Gmail is going to flag emails from non-encrypted sources. Gmail users who send or receive messages from email providers...

Google Restores Samsung-Backed Ad Blocker To The Play Store

02/09/2016, Samsung recently updated its internet browser with an API that enables ad blocking plugins to tap into it and block ads and tracking for users when they’re browsing the internet using Samsung Internet. Merely a couple of days after Adblock Fast,...

Google Offers 2GB Free Storage Again For Security Checkups

02/08/2016, Google already offers 15GB of free Google Drive storage for everybody, there are paid options available to those who want more storage, but last year it offered an additional 2GB free to all users if they did a security checkup of their account. It hardly...

London Wants Google To Test Self-Driving Cars On Their Roads

02/07/2016, Last week, we reported that the Isle of Man wanted to become the testing hub for self-driving cars, which makes sense since self-driving cars need to be tested on a variety of roads and different conditions. Turns out that the deputy mayor for transport...

Google To Release Their Own VR Headset This Year [Rumor]

02/07/2016, Last month there were reports that Google could be planning on creating their own virtual reality hardware. This was based on recent job sightings that seemed to indicate that Google was interested in virtual reality beyond just providing schematics for a...

Google Wants To Wirelessly Charge Their Self-Driving Cars

02/05/2016, Google’s experiment with their self-driving car has certainly come a long way from being made legal in California a few years back, and it seems that the tech giant wants their autonomous vehicles (which have already been tested in Kirkland and Austin)...