Every other week, we gather some of the best tech stories from around the web and bring them to you here with our spin on it.
The latest from your friendly neighborhood search giant
Google’s annual developer conference kicks off this week in Mountain View, California as the ubiquitous tech giant shows off what it has been working on for the past year. Previous events have included the unveiling of new Pixel hardware, new versions of the Android mobile OS, and updates to Google Assistant to make controlling your D-Link cameras easier.
Google always has something great to show off, and while it’s technically a developers conference, those of you who are technically-inclined should find plenty to get excited about.
Click here to watch the live stream tomorrow and keep up with all of the exciting new announcements!
IOT is about to get a big Android boost
A slew of internet of things devices that work with Android are likely on the way. Google says Android Things, their IOT development platform, will now be open to all developers.
What does this mean for the general public? It means that, for those of you with Android devices, controlling them with your gadgets will become easier as your smart home grows with the availability of new tech.
Tales from EVE, one of the largest-scale online games in history
It’s the 15th anniversary of EVE Online, a massive multiplayer space game that worked on large-scale cooperation between players to explore the galaxy.
In fact, the game was so massive that Andrew Groen from WIRED has published a book detailing the history and dynamics of the game from 2003-2009. EVE Online was multiplayer online gaming on the grandest scale, and the story Groen illuminates is fascinating for any gamers out there familiar with EVE or not.
Click here to read an excerpt from one of the chapters of his book to get a sense of the scale of this distant galaxy, and continue the spirit of EVE’s massive world by using the EXO AC2600 Wi-Fi Router to power your new explorations.