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Google's new goal: Make everything work together

The search giant has found a new purpose in all our lives: Bringing together the various products and services we use to work together as easily as possible.

By May 28, 2015

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Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glass

When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.

By May 26, 2015

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Virtually there: How Google is readying VR for you

The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.

By May 29, 2015

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Google Glass is still misunderstood, says the guy who wore them in the shower

Commentary: Forget the privacy issues -- it was a long list of other shortcomings, social and technical, that doomed Glass. Can Google learn for the next go-round?

By May 27, 2015

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Google Maps goes offline, complete with turn-by-turn directions

The service previously required users to be connected to the Web in order to take advantage of its features. That's changing "later this year."

By May 28, 2015

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Google's Android Pay to duke it out with Apple Pay

Its Wallet app failed to take off, but Google is trying again with a new system.

By May 28, 2015

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Google crafts new Cardboard virtual reality headset

The Internet giant also shows off "Expeditions" kits, letting teachers conduct virtual field trips, and its new "Jump" VR video recording system.

By May 28, 2015

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The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015

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Virtual reality wants to rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

By May 22, 2015

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Amazon reportedly plans to offer its own line of groceries

The online retail giant is getting ready to add milk, cereal and baby food to its Elements brand, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By May 28, 2015