And the Winners of the 2017 Google Play Awards Are…

Last at Google I/O, Google revealed the winners of this year’s Google Play Awards. They chose 12 apps and games that “give their fans delightful and memorable experiences,” but also that captured the “imagination” of Google. The awardees are everything from smaller indie titles you may not have heard of, to some of the most popular apps you do indeed know.

The winners are!  (more…)

Video: A Day at Google I/O 2017

Google I/O 2017 isn’t quite done, but our time at the developer festival has come to an end. Today, to really soak it all in before we head back to Portland, we took a tour of as much of it as we could, filmed a lot of it, and then attempted to put it together in highlight form.

Also, if you missed any of the big stories out of I/O this week, be sure to catch up in this full recap post.


Samsung’s Delayed Chromebook Pro Should be Available for Purchase May 28

Back in early February, pre-orders went up for the Chromebook Plus, the first to launch from a pair of Samsung-made Chrome OS laptops with Android app compatibility. Both were announced during CES, but as you may have noticed, we’re still waiting on the Chromebook Pro to launch. During Google I/O this week, we have learned just when we can expect the Pro version to be available.  (more…)