Google moves forward with Android password-nixing Project Abacus

Google didn’t make a big fuss about Project Abacus at the I/O 2016 conference, quietly talking about its recent developments on the password-killing front.

Google shows off Project Soli evolution in gesture-controlled smartwatch

Project Soli is another extremely ambitious and futuristic Google concept, envisioning a future where you can control every gadget from a distance.

Houzz wins Google Play Award for best app, Clash Royale named best Android game

The inaugural Google Play Awards ceremony just took place in Mountain View, and the list of winners is quite… eclectic.

Android N doesn’t have a dessert name, but it’s most likely version 7.0

There seems to be a lot of (circumstantial) evidence supporting the theory Android N will carry the predictable and fitting 7.0 version number.

Android TV-powered Xiaomi Mi Box with 4K will soon be available stateside

As Google and NVIDIA hesitate to roll out new Android TV gear, the Xiaomi Mi Box dropped at I/O 2016 with 4K support and Google Cast compatibility.

Android Wear 2.0 picks up standalone apps, smart replies

Android Wear 2.0 is here, at least for developers, hitting the masses in the fall with greatly improved autonomy in a wide range of apps and services.

Android N security includes file-based encryption

Android N is several months away from a commercial launch, and it doesn’t even have a dessert name yet, but a few of its security features are official.

Google Duo goes official as secure and always reliable video calling service

Google Duo, along with Allo, are essentially what Hangouts should have always been.

Google Home previewed at I/O ahead of launch ‘later this year’

Google Home goes after the road-opening Amazon Echo with intuitive Google Assistant support and many, many neat tricks up its sleeve.

Watch the Google I/O 2016 live stream here

In just a few short hours, Google I/O 2016 kicks off in Mountain View, and people all over the world will be able to follow the action live on YouTube.

Immerse yourself in Google I/O 2016 with live YouTube VR stream

The inaugural keynote of the Google I/O 2016 developer conference will be broadcasted live in 360 degrees on YouTube tomorrow at 10AM PT.

And there you have it: Google practically confirms Android VR platform

Something called Android VR is definitely coming, according to the Google Play Developer Console, probably at the I/O conference next week.