LG will lift the curtain on its first UltraHD curved TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January and is billing its new 105-inch, top-of-the-line television display as “officially the largest curved TV ever made.”
Look out for an open SDK, international expansion and new devices from Google’s Chromecast system over the coming year.
Busy times in the console gaming world right now, with Sony announcing what it calls the “largest console launch in history” and even the Nintendo Wii U showing promising signs of life.
On the gaming front, Call Of Duty: Ghosts officially topped the table for US sales in November, while GTA slipped to a rather disappointing fifth place.
In an out-of-the-way Google office, two life-size humanoid robots hang suspended in a corner.
If Amazon can imagine delivering books by drones, is it too much to think that Google might be planning to one day have one of the robots hop off an automated Google Car and race to your doorstep to deliver a package?
Google has revealed it has taken over seven robotics companies in the past half a year and has begun hiring staff to develop its own product.
A spokesman confirmed the effort was being headed up by Andy Rubin, who was previously in charge of the Android operating system.
Google Inc opened its first two data centers in Asia on Wednesday to cater to the world’s fastest growing consumer technology markets, but the company has no plans to open one in China or India.
Google has begun rolling out an update to Android KitKat, bringing the operating system on its Nexus family of device up to version 4.4.2.
Nexus phone and tablet devices, except the Galaxy Nexus, have been receiving the over the air update to Android 4.4.2, which irons out a few bugs that shipped with the Android 4.4.1 update last week that fixed the Nexus 5′s camera. Not all Nexus devices got 4.4.1, however this latest update brings all models up to date.
Even if Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was serious, his surprise plan to deliver packages by flying drones probably won’t get off the ground for quite a while. That’s according to regulators and experts who have been watching the evolution of drone technology and politics from its earliest days.
Just three months after its release, Apple’s latest mobile operating system is responsible for 74 percent of the internet traffic originating from iOS 7 devices in the U.S. and Canada versus 22 percent for iOS 6, new web analytics data suggests.