LG and Google to launch a “Project Tango” 3D-sensing tablet in 2015

Google’s Project Tango is an effort to develop phones and tablets that use cameras and sensors to build 3D models of their environment so that virtual apps can interact with real-world objects. Up until now Google’s been working on Project Tango in-house and offering high-priced Tango tablet and phone development kits. But the company says it’s […]

Google’s office suite for mobile gets Slides, native editing

Google is fleshing out its suite of office apps for mobile devices with the launch of a Slides app for presentation which joins the company’s Docs and Sheets apps. All three apps feature QuickOffice technology for native editing, which means you don’t need an internet connection to create or edit documents anymore… although when you are online, […]

Google Cast moves beyond the Chromecast, adds screen mirroring and more

Google is courting app developers to create new apps that can run on Chromecast and other devices that support the Google Cast protocol… including new Android TV devices set to launch later this year. The company wants to make it easier for users to find apps that work with Chromecast through chromecast.com/apps. Google is also […]

Android TV is Google’s (latest) play for the smart TV space

Google has been building software to bring internet video to your television for a few years… but the company’s Google TV platform never really took off. Now Google is trying again, and this time it’s using something called Android TV. It’s basically Android… but for the television. App developers can use Google’s 10-foot user interface […]

Google introduces Android Wear SDK, shows off early apps

Google is launching a full SDK for its Android Wear software platform for wearable devices. Earlier this year the company released  preview SDK that allowed Android developers to let their smartphone or tablet apps send notifications to an Android Wear smartwatch. Now developers can create apps that run fully on the device itself. All users […]