"Game" Consoles Are the Final Key to Digital Domination

Google might be building a game console, rumours say. Apple too. Actually, everyone's building game consoles. It's just, they aren't game consoles, exactly. They're puzzle pieces. Read More >>

Has Google Discontinued the Nexus Q?

The Nexus Q page in the Google Play store says the media streamer is "no longer for sale." Does this mean Google has given up on the device? Read More >>

The Biggest Tech Screw-Ups of the Year

What a year for technology, what with all its tiny tablets and overhauled operating systems. But for every Nexus 7 triumph, a Nexus Q disaster reared its gruesome head. Here are the worst screw-ups the tech industry endured in 2012. Advanced warning: They're not for the faint of heart. Read More >>

Google Delays Nexus Q Because the Weird Thing Is Half-Baked

Google is reportedly sending letters to customers who pre-ordered its bizarre media streaming orb, saying it needs time to make it better." Ouch. Read More >>

Nexus Q Teardown: Not as All-American as You Think

Last week Google announced the strange-looking Nexus Q: a media streamer built by Americans for... well, we're not exactly sure who it's for. But iFixit has taken a look inside, and it's not quite the all-American product Google might have you think. Read More >>

Google Nexus Q Review: Who Is This Orb For?

Google unveiled its media-streaming glowing orb to many oohs and ahhs, followed by head-scratches. The thing looks cool. And it sounds good, both in concept and fidelity. But three major questions remain: Who is it for; how well does it work, and will the UK ever actually see it? Read More >>

The Nexus Q is Also a Magic 8-Ball

Google's Nexus Q is many thing to many people. A miniature Death Star, an alien being, necessary but overwrought or, umm, a media streamer. It also has an extra, hidden function: it works as a magic 8-ball. Read More >>

Does Google Have Any Social Skills at All?

Google revealed a lot at Google I/O: a shimmering tablet at a good price, a sci-fi home theater orb, seriously sophisticated search, and Jelly Beans. It also revealed an unsettling lack of human understanding. Read More >>

The UK's Getting Screwed Over the Google Nexus Q

What with people hurling themselves out of planes with Google Glass strapped to their faces yesterday, and the surprise announcement that yes, the UK will be getting the Nexus 7 tablet and it'll actually be cheap, it was easy to miss the fact that the UK isn't on the list for that fancy Nexus Q. Read More >>

Nexus Q Hands On: First Impressions of Google's Media Streaming Orb

We've spent some time with Google's new media Orb, and put our eye-orbs all over it. It's a funky little device, but is it funky in the right ways? Read More >>

Jelly Bean; Nexus Tablets, and Pricey Media Streamers: What Did You Make of Google's Announcements?

Google absolutely killed it on day one of its I/O show, unveiling the next version of Android, along with the hotly-tipped Nexus 7 tablet. But wait! They also chucked in a free set of steak-knives, in the form of the Nexus Q media streamer; a new cloud messaging service, and Google+ Events. Let's chat. Read More >>

Nexus Q: Google Play Invades Your Living Room Its Own Media Streamer

The Nexus Q just showed in Google Play, just before the start of Google I/O. The $299 (£200) cloud-service streaming box promises to be the first social streaming media player. The Nexus Q is supposed to be for Google Play at Home. It has trippy flashing lights and lovely design, but is it any good? Read More >>


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