Understanding the convoluted Windows path: How did it get so screwed up?

Windows XP is now officially obsolete. The OS is a malware magnet, yet Microsoft dropped support for it this month. A lot of folks are, or shortly will be, screwed.

Report: Google prepping Android TV


Google's original TV platform wasn't exactly a stellar success in the hyper-competitive marketplace. 

Nevertheless, Mountain View is apparently ready to once again jump on the set-top box bandwagon with a new device known as Android TV.



Intel's Android 4.4 (KitKat) for 64-bit chips goes live

Intel recently debuted new builds of Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) specifically optimized to run on devices with 64-bit Intel chips. 



Google rolls out Android wear for devs

Google has officially rolled out Android Wear (preview) for developers, effectively extending Mountain View's popular mobile platform to wearables.

Report: Google smartwatch equipped with a 280x280px display



When Google finally debuts its smartwatch, it will be joining a hyper-competitive space filled with similar devices from other companies.

What will the country of Google look like? Anticipating Google’s next big step

It may sound like a strange idea, yet Google (the company becoming synonymous with evil) employees are supposedly being regularly harassed by San Francisco locals because they are driving housing and rental prices up to unaffordable levels.

Roku debuts $50 streaming stick



Roku has announced a new Streaming Stick at a $50 price point.

Google launches Project Tango



With Project Tango, Google hopes to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion.



Chrome OS runs Windows apps (remotely)



Google and VMware have teamed up to remotely run Windows apps on Chromebooks and Chrome desktops by allowing users to easily access the software on a remote machine. 



Dell’s partnership with Google grows, affordable group video conferencing gets closer

Today, Dell announced that it will be bolstering the company's relationship with Google and launching a Chrome-based video conferencing solution targeted at businesses.  

Asus unveils $179 Chromebox



Asus has unveiled its very first Chromebox specifically designed to run Google's web-centric operating system. 



Lenovo is Google's nudge stick against Samsung

Hot on the heels of buying up IBM's PC server business, the Chinese manufacturing giant just took the loss-making smartphone manufacturing business of Google. It is these billion dollar debt and more debt transactions piled on top of loss making businesses that have stymied our desire to enter the Fortune 500.

Is Google losing control of the Android ecosystem?

ABI Research confirms that Android once again dominated the Q4 2013 shipment numbers for smartphone advanced operating systems with 77% market share of over 280 million smartphones shipped in Q4 2013.

Apple's iOS to duke it out for supremacy in your car

The next great battle for the hearts and minds of mobile computing is going to take place inside your car. A developer shows existing features in iOS 7.0.3 that are automobile-ready. Watch the video here.

Samsung and Google make sweet patent love to each other

The Korean electronics giant and the Android pater familias are probably not going to sue each other over a bunch of stuff because, they're pals, buddies, hate Apple, and do things for each other.  Group hug.

Who needs a $249 thermostat?

Google's purchase of uber-cool thermostat and fire alarm maker Nest for $3.2 billion isn't that difficult to understand: Internet of things = you need things, Internet-y things, to sell. Are we going to see Google, Microsoft and Apple now duke it out in the aisles of Home Depot?

The Problem and Promise of PC+

This year's CES in Las Vegas should see hybrid Android and Windows devices which may be designed to give Microsoft a warning that changes need to be made. But, is this the right way to get Microsoft to wake up to the realities of the post-PC era?

Fighting the Net Trolls

While the internet is one of the greatest boons to mankind, many hate it for the fact that so many people post nothing but trash, and can get away with it because they’re anonymous. The modern vernacular calls these denizens “trolls,” and frankly, trying to fight their vitriol is a pretty futile exercise, something like trying to hold back the ocean with a broom. 

Will an erasable Internet kill Google?

In 2013, a small app called Snapchat put the fear of god into Google and, for that matter, government spooks.

Apple and Google buses blocked by protesters

Apple and Google are not as popular with San Francisco residents as they might think.