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Over the past few weeks, there has been a plethora of leaked screenshots, information and reports of Google’s planned “cross-platform” messaging service, codenamed Babel. With the success of Apple’s iMessage on iOS, Google’s looking to not only match it for Android, but to actually make it even better, by allowing messages to sync to other platforms like Chrome, Google+, Google Voice (eventually), Gmail (web client), Android and quite possibly iOS. Google’s Babel will allow users to chat seamlessly...

According to recent reports, Google is working on a new, self-branded Chromebook that will feature a touch-sensitive display, much like those found in the new Windows 8 laptops. Similarly to how Google handles their Nexus branded Android smartphones, they’ve outsourced the Chromebook’s construction to two different companies, WinTek and Compal, who will...

We may be a little late to post this story, but that’s because we wanted to wait it out and see if any one could disprove is credibility. If you haven’t seen this “leak” posted else where, a Quick Start Manual for the rumored Google Nexus 10—built by Samsung—found its way online via a Korean website, Seeko, who snapped a shot of the cover...

Google’s Nexus 7 may have just been the opening act for the search giant, when it comes to its tablet effort. According to a new photo that was uploaded to Picasa (Google’s photo sharing website), a device with the name “Nexus 10″ has been listed as uploading an image. While the image it uploaded looks like crap (see image below), what’s...

Did the idea of Google dropping Samsung in favor of LG to produce its next Nexus smartphone sound a little odd? It did to me, while it’s been no secret that Google wants to keep the Nexus platform open to many OEM’s, the fact they’d drop perhaps the best Android OEM for one that, well let’s face it, makes better budget phones, seemed a little...

It looks like Samsung will once again be the manufacturer of Google next Nexus device, according to Taiwanese blog, DigiTimes. I’ll wait for you to stop rolling your eyes… All set? Okay, good. DigiTimes is reporting that it’s a “given” that Google has selected Samsung to build their next Nexus because of Samsung’s continued dominance...

We’ve been reporting on Google’s cloud based storage service, Google Drive, for what feels like months now. It was original rumored for an early April release, but we now a report from TheNextWeb, that the release may now come next week, making it more of a late April release. The TNW report also says the service will be “folder” based. Meaning,...

We know Google’s been building and testing their own cloud storage service for a while, we even reported on back on February16th, when apparently the service accidentally went live, allowing one lucky user to grab a screen shot (hence the image above). But it looks like things are about to get a little more real. According to rumors making their way around the...

With the release of the iPad 3/HD looming in just two days, we hope you’re ready for another slew of tablet rumors as we shift to the on again/off again, Nexus tablet from Google. With the success of Amazon’s 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet, word on the street is that Google is looking to prepare not just an iPad killer, but a Kindle Fire extinguisher. Google...

What’s that on the table, inside Google’s private event space at Mobile World Congress? Why it’s a bowl full of jelly beans. Quick recap, for those of you who don’t already know, Google has given each new Android release a name after a sweet treat, everything from Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, and most recently, Ice Cream Sandwich....