CNET Update gets ready for a new batch of Google goodies:
Google will announce new products and software updates at its annual Google I/O developers conference, which kicks off Wednesday in San Francisco. Today's Update gets you prepared with a look at what's expected, such as developments around gaming, social and Google Now.
In this special edition of CNET Update, I put Google Glass to the test as a coaching tool. Since I need to learn archery to become a proper heroine (e.g. Katniss, Merida, Lara), I wanted to try an archery coaching session through a Google+ Hangout.
I reached out to CoachUp.com to find a coach that was willing to go on this tech adventure with me. CoachUp connected me with M.J. Rogers, an archery coach in South Dakota who has worked with Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
- Welcome to the software subscription era. Adobe is moving its creative software, including Photoshop, to a subscription-only model. Read up on the latest upgrades to see if you want to go the monthly-payment route.
Google Glass has arrived. CNET's Bridget Carey takes you though the basics of the early developer model of Google Glass, known as the Explorer Edition. This episode of Update explains what the wearable computer can do and what it's like to look at the screen.
CNET will bring you continuing coverage of Glass as we learn to live with this new device and explore the apps being created for it -- because that's when things will get interesting.
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One of the killer features of Android is now available to Apple devices. It's called Google Now, and iOS users will find it inside the Google Search app. Google Now can be thought of as a personal assistant app. It taps into your location and Google accounts to learn about you, and it displays info you might find interesting. For example, it can alert you to traffic on your commute to work or the latest score of the sports team you follow. On Android, Google Now is limited to devices with 4.1 Jelly … Read more