Tag Archive | "Google"

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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Video: YouTube’s 7th Birthday Celebration

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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May 21st 2012 marks the 7th Birthday of YouTube, and to celebrate they’ve compiled a video showcasing everything that has made them great to this very day, including a host of great statistics about what happens on YouTube. Thanks Alicia. Here’s just a few YouTube stats for 2012: There are over 4 Billion Videos viewed [...]

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The Google Art Project Update

Friday, April 6, 2012

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The Google Art Project has just been updated and now comes complete with 30,000 high-res pieces from 151 museums covering 40 countries. The entire experience is viewable via a street-view style interface and now tied directly into Google+, including the new addition of “Hangouts” to let you browse the museums with friends in real time. [...]

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Google April Fools: 8-Bit Google Maps

Monday, April 2, 2012

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Simply awesome. For the last few years Google has thrown out great little April Fools, and this might just be the coolest (or at least the most old-skool) yet, launching this video promoting 8-Bit Google Maps for Nintendo! And while it’s obvious it’s an April Fools prank, they actually built it into Google Maps and [...]

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Introducing Google Play: iTunes for Android!

Monday, March 19, 2012

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Welcome to Google Play, you can be forgiven for thinking this is just iTunes for Android, because you’d be right, it is. But Google does take it a little further I guess, as the Google Play platform is ready to connect with their smart TV platform, which will give them a slight edge, if you [...]

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Infographic: 24 Hours on the Internet

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

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Here’s a great infographic showing what happens on the internet every 24 hours, and as you’d have guessed, it’s a lot. The volume of blog posts, time spent on Facebook and video content being uploaded to YouTube has exploded yet again! A few facts that really stand out – each day: 294 billion e mails are [...]

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