Google Home is (almost) here in Canada. The device is now available for pre-order for $179 CAD and starts shipping on June 26th.
This year marks the 10th birthday of Google Street View. It first began as a “far-fetched idea” by Larry Page to create a 360-degree map of the world, now it has become something that people use everyday.
Android Pay was first introduced at Google I/O 2015 to go up against the likes of other mobile payment systems such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. But so far, it’s only been available in a few countries (10 to be exact) but Google has confirmed that Android Pay is coming to more countries.
Google first introduced their VR platform Daydream back at Google I/O 2016 but it wasn’t available until the Pixel released and the Daydream View headset released last fall.
Now, Google has shared details about the upcoming Daydream 2.0 Euphrates at Google I/O 2017.
Google made a few announcements at their I/O 2017 keynote about Android, VR/AR, YouTube, Google Assistant and more.
And if you missed the keynote, here it is:
It’s only been a few months since the Google Assistant first launched, and it’s already on so many devices but Google could be bringing it to iPhone users.
It’s time to get schwifty, as Owlchemy Labs, the developers behind award-winning Job Simulator and the recently released Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality has been acquired by Google.
News about how Google is working on a new operating system, called Fuchsia, has been circulating since, Android Police reported first it, last August. Fuchsia uses Google’s Magenta kernel instead of Linux, which the company has used for Android and Chrome OS. At the time, it was just a bunch of code and no real indication of what the new OS would look like but now we have our first look.
Google has (quietly) released the LG Watch Style in the Canadian Google Store, just a few short months after it first launched in the US.
Google has announced the first developer preview of the Google Assistant SDK. This will allow developers to run the Google Assistant on their hardware prototypes.