Tag: Google

Waze vs. Google Maps: Which one is right for you?

When you need to go somewhere, you naturally seek out the best route with the lightest traffic possible and fewest obstructions. Today’s mapping and navigation apps are there for you. The two most popular apps for both iOS and Android — Google Maps and Waze — both present a huge amount of up-to-the-minute information, real-time…

What Different States Are Saving For According to Google

As our lifestyles and budgets have drastically changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have found ourselves spending less and saving more. With the personal savings rate in the US hitting a record high of 33 percent, it’s clear that consumers’ priorities have shifted. We decided to dive into Google search…

Google co-founder’s Kitty Hawk scraps one of its flying-car projects

Kitty Hawk is done with its Flyer single-person flying machine (above), saying this week that it’s learned all it can from the project. Led by Google co-founder Larry Page and Sebastian Thrun, who helped to launch Google’s autonomous car unit (now Waymo), the California-based company said it will turn its attention to developing its more…

Digital Trends Live: Apple event preview, Google Play Pass, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler and Nicole Raney, managing editor of The Manual, talk about the biggest trending stories in tech, including Apple’s September event, a Google Play Pass subscription service, a Sony PlayStation controversy, MIT’s color-changing ink, robot priests, and more. We then speak with Jason Harris, co-founder, chief…