Chrome to add support for VR / Oculus Rift

A developer for Google's Chrome browser has revealed that the company is working on adding VR headset support to its browser – following the lead taken by Mozilla's Firefox last month. Google developer Brandon Jones has posted a detailed technical…

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James O'MalleyChrome to add support for VR / Oculus Rift

Now you can use "OK Google" voice commands from any app

Google has announced an upgrade to its Android voice search. Following the latest update to the Google Search app, regardless of what app you're in you'll be able to say "OK Google" followed by what you want wherever you are…

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Google launch "Smarty Pins" map trivia game

Google has launched a new web game based on Google Maps. Called "Smarty Pins", the player is tasked with answering geography-based trivia questions. Its pretty neat: All you have to do is drag the map pin to the place the…

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James O'MalleyGoogle launch "Smarty Pins" map trivia game

5 Takeaways from GoogleIO

We're still reeling from last night's Google IO keynote event, in which the company unveiled several new products and tried to bore us to death with live, on-stage Java debugging. You can read about all the new gear here, but…

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Nest smart thermostat opens up its platform to developers

Nest, the smart thermostat and smoke alarm system that was recently acquired by Google has announced that it is opening up its systems to developers – which could lead to tighter integration with many other technologies. The company claims that…

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James O'MalleyNest smart thermostat opens up its platform to developers