The Biggest Tech Screw-Ups of 2012

What a year for technology, what with all its tiny tablets and overhauled operating systems. But for every Nexus 7 triumph, a Nexus Q disaster reared its gruesome head. Here are the worst screw-ups the tech industry endured in 2012. Advanced warning: They're not for the faint of heart. » 12/31/12 8:21am 12/31/12 8:21am

Google Nexus Q Hacked to Run Android Launcher, Apps, Netflix

The Nexus Q is an odd little piece of hardware, filling a very small niche rather expensively. It could, however, turn out to be more useful than first thought, because a simple hack seems to bring it to life with the Android launcher, apps and as a result—you guessed it—Netflix. » 7/10/12 4:31am 7/10/12 4:31am

Nexus Q Teardown: Not as All-American as You Think

Last week Google announced the strange-looking Nexus Q: a media streamer built by Americans for... well, we're not exactly sure who it's for. But iFixit has taken a look inside, and it's not quite the all-American Google might have you think. » 7/05/12 4:32am 7/05/12 4:32am

Google Nexus Q Review: Who Is This Orb For?

Google unveiled its media-streaming glowing orb to many oohs and ahhs, followed by head-scratches. The thing looks cool. And it sounds good, both in concept and fidelity. But two major questions remain: Who is it for, and how well does it work? » 7/03/12 2:20pm 7/03/12 2:20pm