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The upcoming Nexus 6 gets leaked with more pics

Google's taking more control over its Android and Android Wear Operating Systems, LG is working on a 3G smartwatch that won't need a smartphone and the Nexus 6 is coming soon.

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Google's Panoramio offers people a way to explore the world through maps and photos. The founders of the service don't want Google to kill the service.

Panoramio founders try persuading Google not to kill site

Users of the site for sharing geotagged photos are upset Google is migrating to its Views service instead, and now the founders want Google to reverse course.

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Evan Rapoport, Google's product manager in charge of its Views photo service, at Photokina 2014.

Google Views' growth means death for longtime photo-sharing service

The little-known Panoramio service will eventually disappear as Google moves to a new Views option for sharing location-linked photos -- and adding imagery to Google Maps.

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Google Maps had screen orientation issues and sometimes wouldn't even show where on the map it thought we were.

How Google Maps led me astray

Google Maps should be the all-knowing geographic assistant that gets me where I need to go. But after some botched navigation on a European vacation, I now have trust issues.

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A new Sneak Peek of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Reports point to an early August release for Samsung's next flagship phone, Google's Workshop wants you to customize your Nexus 5, and are the Google mystery barges no more?

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Get the new Google Maps with voice commands, cyclist elevation info

​Want to skip waiting for Google to push the latest Maps update to your device? Here's how you can get the update right now (and why you'd want to).

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Android Wear Apps are here!

The flood of Android Wear apps has started, a close up look at the rumored Samsung Galaxy F and Google Street View on a cruise ship.

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Test your trivia and geography knowledge with Google SmartyPins

Are you good at tying together your trivia and geography skills? You have 1,000 miles -- spend them well.

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Access Google Maps offline

Going off the grid? Find out how to save Google Maps for offline access on iOS and Android.

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How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.

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Directions to a shortcut to classic Google Maps

If you prefer the older, simpler brand of Google Maps, we have a link for you.

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Samsung's next smartwatch looks to run Android Wear

Amazon's first smartphone is ready to roll, FCC documents point to Samsung's next watch and Google makes you a Pokémon Master.

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