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Google says it needs an automotive specialist to bring self-driving cars to masses. Google wants a partner for self-driving cars 2014 was a big year for smartwatches - we've collected the best in one guide. 7 of the best smartwatches of 2014 Report suggests the in-car system could one day work independently of a phone. Google 'wants Android Auto built into car' Digital Spy rounds up the biggest new apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Best new apps for tablets and smartphones Google tipped to launch next update just weeks after many users received the last. Android 5.1 rumoured for February arrival Report says Google's latest operating system is coming to HTC flagships next month. Android 5.0 to hit HTC One M8 in January? Web giant reportedly launching its own version of Amazon's one-click ordering button. Could Google challenge Amazon in e-commerce? Robin Williams, Games of Thrones and Flappy Bird feature highly on the list. What were the top Google queries of 2014? Maps users can now find out how delayed their train is and plan another route home. Google Maps adds real-time rail data Report suggests thermostat controls are on the verge of being introduced. Google Now 'to add Nest controls soon' The Nexus 5, BT and The Pirate Bay feature in this week's biggest tech stories. The week's biggest tech news in pictures Facebook, Netflix and Candy Crush Saga are among the highest downloaded content. Google's most downloaded apps of 2014 Digital Spy rounds up the biggest new apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Best new apps for tablets and smartphones So-called 'Google Tax' forces the web giant to shut down its news site in Spain. Google to shutter Spanish news service The Android smartphone will no longer be available after existing stock is gone. Google ceases Nexus 5 production Chat service will offer suggestions based on what the user is talking about. Google Hangouts adds 'smart suggestions' Account holders are no longer limited to just 'Male', 'Female' and 'Other'. Google+ lets users define their own gender Source says the operating system is coming to your wrist on December 10. Android Wear Lollipop update due today? Data from the Android Open Source Project suggests biometric security was dropped. Nexus 6 'almost had fingerprint scanner' Follow this quick guide to Android setup and you'll be underway in no time. How do I set up my new Android phone? Google continues its roll-out of Material Design across its apps and services. YouTube app gets Material Design Apple and Google feature in this week's biggest tech stories. The week's biggest tech news in pictures Galaxy Note 3, Note 4, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 in line for a lick of Lollipop. When is Android 5.0 due for Galaxy devices? Digital Spy rounds up the best new apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Best new apps for tablets and smartphones Versions of Chrome, YouTube and Search for under-12s are on the way. Google working on kid-friendly apps Special offer gets you unlimited calls, texts and 2GB of data for £38 a month. Nexus 6 phone now available through O2 Firms that operate in the UK but move profits to another country will be hit by a new 25% tax. 'Google tax' announced by government Second-generation headset looks set for a streamlined makeover. Google Glass 2 patent hints at new design Google is reportedly planning to launch a revised model of Google Glass next year. What does 2015 hold for Google Glass? Queen star says Sir Bob Geldof has "done a great thing" with the charity single. Taylor glad Band Aid is beating Take That The European Commission and EU member states will decide what to do next. EU votes for Google break-up plan The trio's new album III will not be available on Spotify until 2015. Take That confirm Google Play streaming deal Google's contract with Apple to be the default search provider is due to expire in 2015. The fight to be Apple's next search provider Amazon apparently pays its interns the highest at $7,500 a month, as well as a housing allowance. How much do Silicon Valley interns earn? European Parliament wants Google Search to be split from the rest of its business. EU to call for Google break-up? The three stores in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles are no longer taking appointments. Google closing Glass Basecamp stores? The Android app now provides facts about the area and accepts new voice commands. Google Maps app update provides more detail Android 5.0's encryption features have made the Nexus 6 feel slower than its predecessor. Nexus 5 'is faster than newer Nexus 6' Digital Spy rounds up the biggest iOS, Android and Windows Phone apps. Best new apps for tablets and smartphones Adverts on a select number of websites will be replaced with a 'Thank you' message. You can now pay Google to hide online ads