Google's Pixel Smartphone Has Been Leaked Ahead Of Its Launch

Google's Pixel Smartphone Has Been Leaked Ahead Of Its Launch

Thomas Tamblyn  3.10.2016
Pictures and details of the Google Pixel smartphone have been leaked a full day before the company was due to officially unveil...
Meet Google's New Assistants

Meet Google's New Assistants

Lucy Sherriff  27.09.2016
The Faroe Islands is one of the smallest countries in Europe. So it probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise that Google...
Mike Ashley, Rotten Apples, Jenga And The Laws Of Karma

Mike Ashley, Rotten Apples, Jenga And The Laws Of Karma

Jon Wilkins  23.09.2016
I was playing Jenga with my kids at the weekend. To say it was taxing and frustrating - as well as being damn right difficult - is an understatement....
Google Has Started Pixelating Cows On Street View

Google Has Started Pixelating Cows On Street View

Sophie Gallagher  16.09.2016
Google has admitted its face blurring may have been “a little overzealous” after pixelating a cow’s face in Street...
The Natural History Museum And Google Just Released 300,000 Digital Specimens Online

The Natural History Museum And Google Just Released 300,000 Digital Specimens Online

Oscar Williams  13.09.2016
The Natural History Museum has joined forces with Google to publish 300,000 digital specimens spanning millions of years. The unrivalled...
Tech Fans Await The Fish Main To Google's Nougat Starter

Tech Fans Await The Fish Main To Google's Nougat Starter

Stephen Ebbett  1.09.2016
It's hard not to predict a performance and power efficiency riot. Sailfish is thought to run the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor (the...
Google Is About To Make Surfing The Web A Lot Less Irritating

Google Is About To Make Surfing The Web A Lot Less Irritating

Oscar Williams  24.08.2016
Google will penalise sites that serve pop-up ads on mobile in its latest attempt to declutter the web. The firm revealed that pages with...
The Internet Is Actually Replacing Our Own Memory

The Internet Is Actually Replacing Our Own Memory

Sophie Gallagher  17.08.2016
Having Wikipedia on hand to resolve that argument in the pub might be useful, but it’s actually changing the way our memory works.  Researchers...
Ford Will Mass-Produce A Fully Autonomous Car By 2021

Ford Will Mass-Produce A Fully Autonomous Car By 2021

Oscar Williams  17.08.2016
Ford revealed yesterday that it will mass-produce a fully-driverless car for ride-hailing services by 2021, pitting itself against...
Google's New Video Calling App Duo Is Basically Just Social Blackmail

Google's New Video Calling App Duo Is Basically Just Social Blackmail

Thomas Tamblyn  16.08.2016
The great news is that Knock Knock is an entirely optional feature - you can turn it off. That said, the fact it exists at all shows that...
Is Siri Racist? Why Virtual Assistants Can't Understand Accents

Is Siri Racist? Why Virtual Assistants Can't Understand Accents

Philip Ellis  10.08.2016
It's a common enough complaint about smartphones. For all the wonderful things they can do, for all the ways they make our lives easier...
No, Palestine Has Not Been 'Deleted' From Google Maps

No, Palestine Has Not Been 'Deleted' From Google Maps

Louise Ridley  10.08.2016
Thousands of people are calling on Google to “reinstate” Palestine after reports the state was deleted from its maps service,...

Digital Democracy Meets the Oligarchs Uptown

Dr Richard Barbrook  2.08.2016
Can social media truly liberate the minds of the masses from the corporate propaganda of the mainstream media? Is it possible to imagine...
Your Android Phone Will Now Help The Emergency Services Find You More Quickly

Your Android Phone Will Now Help The Emergency Services Find You More Quickly

Oscar Williams  27.07.2016
Google has launched an emergency location service for Android users that could save thousands of lives a year, the tech giant claims....