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Google Zeitgeist 2013: A Year In Search

Monday, December 23, 2013

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Here we are again, the Google Zeitgeist for 2013 has just been released, summarising the most popular searches for this year in a nice little video. What were we searching for this year? Google’s Amit Singhal, senior vice president, said “We want to find out more about our heroes, explore far-away destinations or settle a [...]

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Doctor Who: 8-Bit Interactive Google Doodle

Sunday, November 24, 2013

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Just incase you missed it yesterday, and you’re a fan of ‘Doctor Who’, here is the official Google Doodle for the 23rd November 2013, which provides an interactive 8-bit platform game in which you play the Doctor through all his 11 incarnations. The Google Doodle was to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, and [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Stats 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Here’s a great infographic created by Digital Insights that covers all the latest Social Media facts for this year, including figures, numbers and statistics. Some of the highlights cover: 4.2 billion people use their mobile device to access social media sites There have been over 10 billion Facebook apps developed so far 28% of Retweets on [...]

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Google Glass: Colour Snap Colour Match App

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

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Here’s another Google Glass App example, but I’m just not sure how relevant this one is specifically to Google Glass, let alone the quality of colour match from the Glass Camera? I’ve seen a number of iOS and Android apps that do this pretty successfully, but this attempt from Sherwin-Williams, feels a little gimmicky as [...]

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Google Chromecast Device: For Bigger Fun

Monday, July 29, 2013

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I thought I should share the new Google Chromecast Ad, which showcases the new Chromecast device, which incase you’ve been away for the last few days, the interwebs have gone a little crazy around this new HDMI device, which allows you to broadcast content from any of your devices… Mobile, Tablet, Laptop or Desktop… Straight [...]

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Google Project LOON: Balloon Powered Internet

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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Have you ever heard of a Moonshot? It’s the pursuit of not just the 10% better than everyone else, but the 10x better that what exists to date, a reach for glory through science and practicality. It’s not science fiction stuff, but it’s close. And this is the next Google Moodshot. And it’s called Project [...]

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Google Chrome: The World Wide Maze

Sunday, March 24, 2013

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Google’s addiction to creative experiments continues to skyrocket, and with it comes this, ‘The World Wide Maze’ which essentially, turns your favourite websites into mobile controlled pinball meets marble maze games. Click here to start the action, connect your phone, find a site and then play! Very cool work form Google Japan… It reminds me [...]

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Google Chrome: The Peanut Gallery Experiment

Thursday, March 21, 2013

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I think it’s getting to that point where Google can release just about any old Chrome Experiment and the internet will love it! And here is another example of something super simple, with a little story telling thrown in, that leverages their Web Speech API to turn speech into text in real time, as part [...]

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Volkswagen Smileage: Socialising Road Trips App

Monday, March 11, 2013

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Volkswagen Smileage is an app that is set to socalise your road trips! Powered by the guys from Google Labs in partnership with Deutsch LA, the App syncs with your drive, has the ability to connect in multiple people, combining their photos, milage, checkins, comments and the like, into a Smileage score, which also aggregates [...]

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Google Chrome: Super Sync Sports Mobile Game

Friday, March 1, 2013

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Google Chrome UK have just released this new Chrome Experiment called ‘Super Sync Sports‘ which, as the name suggests, allows players to sync their mobile phones and tablets to be used as a remote control. Once you’ve chosen a game, you’ll use your mobile to run, swim and cycle your way to victory, whilst the [...]

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Google Maps: Explore the Grand Canyon

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

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On their quest to map the earth Google Maps has gone off road with the release of these panoramic images of the Grand Canyon which allow people to virtually explore this natural wonder by viewing the site with full 360° views. Google’s ever expanding image collection aims to give people wider access to the world [...]

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Google Zeitgeist 2012: A Year In Search

Friday, December 14, 2012

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Here it is again, the Google Zeitgeist, summarising the years most popular searches in a great video round-up. So what featured this year? Well Red Bull did pretty well as always, but they really smashed it this year, becoming the opening and closing pieces of content. Meanwhile, just about everything you’d expect made it in, [...]

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Google Ingress: A Global Alternate Reality Game

Sunday, November 18, 2012

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I’m sure there are a few of you who’ve been waiting for this a long time, but here it is, Google’s brand new, global, Alternate Reality Game called ‘Ingress’ which places you and your smartphone in the middle of a global mind control battle that you’ll fight out in real life, where ever you live… [...]

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Google Data Center: Street View Experience

Monday, October 29, 2012

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Ever wondered what a Google Data Centre would look like inside? Well, now you can Street View it and explore just about every square inch of one or follow a guided tour. On first glance, I couldn’t exactly get the street view platform to get me into the deepest parts of the data centre with [...]

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Google: Interactive Star Trek Google Doodle

Sunday, September 9, 2012

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Just in case you missed this the other day, here is the Interactive Star Trek Google Doodle that celebrated the 46th anniversary of the debut of Gene Rodenberry’s original Star Trek series. Created by Google doodler Ryan Germick, this is perhaps the most interactive animation for a Google Doodle yet, in which the letters of [...]

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Google: Introducing Agile Creativity

Thursday, August 9, 2012

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Google is famous for its Agile process and now they are attempting to bring that world of experience to creative agencies to help them find an edge and create a more fluid creative/innovation process to keep up with the digital age. In a new site curated by Think With Google, you’ll find a range of [...]

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Google Fiber: The Next Chapter of the Internet

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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So you’ve probably heard that Google is launching its own Fibre network in Kansas City, well here it is, with Google starting to ramp up information around the massive project, starting with this video, Introducing Google Fiber: The Next Chapter of the Internet, upping Internet speeds by upto 100x. The installation is of course real, [...]

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Google: The Exquisite Forest Experiment

Sunday, July 22, 2012

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How many of us have had this idea before? I’ll claim to, but never could quite wrangle the resources to create it, then along came Google (with a few partners and a tonne of resource) to create The Exquisite Forest, a Chrome Experiment no doubt, where a HTML 5 drawing application meets animation engine to [...]

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Google Chrome Web Lab Experiments

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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As Google continues it’s Chrome Experiments, we’ll now be lucky enough to see them in the flesh with a year-long public exhibition at the Science Museum in London. The Chrome Web Lab Installations can be interacted with by anyone, anywhere at at the Chrome Web Lab Site. The Lab is made up of 5 Chrome [...]

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LEGO: Build with Google Chrome

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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It was only a matter of time before Lego released something like this and it’s pretty cool! LEGO and Google Chrome have joined forces to create Build, the largest LEGO set the world has ever seen, online on a Google map. The video above is one of the ads for Build and shows the Sydney [...]

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