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Going Behind the Closed Doors of Google X

TechComments ⋅ Apr 23, 2014
Google scientist Astro Teller recently allowed unprecedented access to Google X, the company’s secretive think tank and innovation lab. Located at the edge of the Google Campus, the lab houses the Rapid Evaluation Team – a unit charged wi...

LG Unveils Android Wear-Powered G Watch

TechComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2014
After a bevy of details surfaced back in March regarding the upcoming release, LG’s Google-powered G Watch has been officially unveiled. Powered by Google’s new Android Wear operating system, the smartwatch will boast a screen that never...

Nas Teams Up with Google and Microsoft for Tech-Based Scholarships

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 21, 2014
General Assembly, a private technical school in New York has created a new fund designed to increase minority participation in the tech world, and it’s receiving help from none other than Nas. The hip-hop artist has enlisted the help of Hirepur...

Google Maps: Pokémon Challenge

EntertainmentComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2014
Google recently launched a new add-on for the Google Maps platform dubbed Pokémon Challenge. Integrating the best-selling game’s universe with the existing Maps app, users can activate the ability to view, find and capture randomly-plotted wild...

Google Chrome Textile Sculpture by Janet Echelman and Aaron Koblin

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 24, 2014
Aaron Koblin of the Google Creative Lab recently joined with American sculptor Janet Echelman to pay tribute to the 30th anniversary of the TED conference with a massive interactive textile art installation. Unnumbered Sparks allowed users viewing it...

Google Amsterdam Offices by D/DOCK

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 18, 2014
Designed by D/DOCK, the reimagined interior office space for Google Amsterdam drew its inspiration from the garage in which Google’s founders started the tech giant as it features quirky elements like graffiti, exposed brick wallpaper, open ceilings...

Google Introduces Android Wear

TechComments ⋅ Mar 18, 2014
Extending its Android platform to wearables outside of its own Glass project, Google has unveiled Android Wear. Designed with smartwatches in mind and set to eventually roll out to other types of yet-to-be-revealed wearables, the operating system pul...

Information on Google’s Smartwatch by LG Leaks to Public

TechComments ⋅ Mar 17, 2014
In continued contribution to the wearable tech conversation as prompted by devices like Google Glass and Samsung Gear, new information regarding Google’s LG-produced smartwatch has surfaced. News of the watch, which still has yet to be official...

Google Hunts for Space in New York’s SoHo for First Retail Store

TechComments ⋅ Mar 14, 2014
Google has recently been poking around SoHo in Manhattan for space to house its first standalone retail location. At present, the search engine giant is eying several locations including 131 Greene Street, just a stone’s throw away from Apple&#...

Google Smartwatch Reportedly In the Works?

TechComments ⋅ Feb 24, 2014
Aside from glasses and even contact lenses, more updates on Google’s more immediate wearable tech release has surfaced. Google’s smartwatch is still in development, but those hoping for the original official release in March might have...

Google Shows Support for Gay Rights as the Olympics Get Underway in Sochi

TechComments ⋅ Feb 7, 2014
As the 2014 Winter Olympics get underway in Sochi, Google has updated its homepage in response to Russia’s anti-gay laws and mounting pressure on the International Olympic Committee to formally address discrimination on the basis of sexual orie...

Build: A Google Chrome Experiment with LEGO

TechComments ⋅ Jan 30, 2014
As Google Chrome literally enables users to explore, innovate and play around the Internet, the good people behind it have teamed up with LEGO for a new experiment – Build. Developing on the feeling of creating with physical LEGO bricks, the program...

Google Unveils Eyewear Frames for Glass

TechComments ⋅ Jan 28, 2014
Google makes its Glass technology much more wearable, and even more functional in most cases, with today’s unveiling of a new collection of frames that can now support prescription lenses. The Titanium Collection as it has been dubbed, offers an arra...

Top Gear’s The Stig vs. a Google Street View Car

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jan 25, 2014
Acclaimed British television show Top Gear recently invited the Google Street View Car to its remote test track located at the Dunsfold Aerodome in Surrey, England to photograph its 1.75-mile course. As you click through the street view you’ll...

Google’s Smart Contact Lens Project

TechComments ⋅ Jan 17, 2014
Google Glass has yet to reach the market but Google is already working on its latest wearable technology with a new smart contact lens in development. Primarily designed for medical applications for now, the new lens is made up of two layers of ̶...