sports Stories May 13, 2016

NFL promises to add ‘some of the most exciting games in NFL history’ to YouTube

If you enjoy the NFL channel on YouTube, it’s about to get a whole lot better. The National Football League has announced that as part of a renewed deal with the Google-owned video site, it will for the first time be uploading full games.

sports Stories September 10, 2015

Google Play Newsstand get sports information in latest update

Google Play Newsstand is definitely my least used Google Play app. That’s not saying much, though, because Google Play Music is really the only one that I use. Play Books, Play Games, and Play Movies might as well not exist in my eyes. That said, if you do use Newsstand, you might be interested in today’s new update. Within, you’ll find new support for sports scores for your favorite NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB teams…

sports Stories March 24, 2015

The Google Glass Explorer program ended somewhat abruptly in January, and this didn’t come as much surprise to the Glass-bashing media nor those who tried the device for their own consumer use. In these situations, where Glass was a privacy nightmare and an underpowered gadget, the head-mounted wearable display would appear to be a failed piece of consumer technology (and Google’s Astro Teller believes that allowing this mindset to spread was one of the project’s biggest failures).

And it’s true. The first-generation of Google Glass might not really bring much value to the daily lives of most people, and it’s definitely not close to being socially acceptable quite yet. But many companies and organizations that adopted the experimental $1,500 spectacles for specific use cases weren’t so quick to dismiss the device. In fact, there are many groups—even now, after the Explorer program has ended—who are still doing some exciting things with it.

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sports Stories January 20, 2015

How to watch NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX live stream on desktop & tablets, Verizon’s stream to smartphones

NBCUniversal announced today that it will offer a free live stream of Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 to all desktop and tablet users to promote its TV Everywhere service. For smartphones, Verizon has exclusive rights to stream the event to users through its own mobile app. 

sports Stories September 8, 2014

Google Glass XE21.0 update brings quicker Google Now updates, Waze integration

Google just announced the XE21.0 update for Google Glass and with it introduce faster Google now notifications for flights and sports and the integration of Waze data for navigation:

When looking up routes to your destination, Waze accident indicators help you avoid potential traffic.

Google announced its acquisition of mapping company Waze last year and has quickly integrated real-time traffic alerts and other features from the app into its own Maps and navigation features across platforms.

Earlier this month Google began selling its $1500 Google Glass Explorer Edition through the US Google Play Store alongside a number of accessories.

sports Stories June 27, 2014

Google+ will paint your face to celebrate your team’s run in the World Cup

Football hooligans rejoice! If you’re still following the madness that is the 2014 World Cup and you’re ready to pledge your allegiance to your favorite club, Google has crafted a new way to show your support. Starting today, you can share a picture of yourself and up to four friends on Google+ and let the social network paint your faces with the flag colors of teams in the World Cup’s knockout round.

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