Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.
All the news from the annual Google I/O event, including the latest on Android.
Startup Nextbit, run by former Google and HTC executives, hit its goal of selling $500,000 worth of smartphones in a single day.
The search giant and Android maker will introduce two smartphones, one made by LG and the other by Huawei.
Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
Technically Incorrect: Is it really about reflecting a new Google reality? If so, which one?
The newest iteration of the Google-owned Nest thermostat has a larger screen and a slimmer profile, as well as a few new features.
The cool design and easy setup of Google's OnHub router can't make up for its lack of features and average performance out of the box -- though the promise of future software updates offer the potential for big improvements.
Verizon is opting for a cleaner look and says it stands for "simplicity, honesty and joy."
Starting Tuesday, Google's Chrome browser won't automatically play ads that use Flash -- another blow for the long-criticized animation software.
The search giant is hoping to give smartwatches powered by Google-made software a jolt of popularity. How? By opening them up to the Apple faithful.