Tag Archives: google

  • ‘Sydney Opera House 360° Experience’ (Video)

    ‘Sydney Opera House 360° Experience’ (Video)

    If a trip to Sydney, Australia isn’t in the cards for you in the near future, you can now do the next best thing for at least one iconic Australian landmark – the Sydney Opera House. It’s watching the new Sydney Opera House 360° Experience, which gives you a ten-minute tour of one of the […]

  • ‘Postcards From Google Earth’ by Clement Valla (Pics)

    ‘Postcards From Google Earth’ by Clement Valla (Pics)

    There are times when the world captured by Google Earth looks more like a surreal landscape than the planet as we know it. These are the times captured and celebrated by artist Clement Valla for a project called Postcards From Google Earth. Postcards From Google Earth is an exhibit intended to be seen in art […]

  • Google Calendar Goals: Get Your Life on Track

    Google Calendar Goals: Get Your Life on Track

    Keeping track of your schedule via Google Calendar has long been a good way to stay organized and productive, but now there’s a new feature that aims to help users achieve even more. Google Calendar Goals lets you program your own life goals – exercising more regularly, reading more regularly, whatever – and fits them […]

  • Google Chrome Music Lab is Bad News for Productivity

    Google Chrome Music Lab is Bad News for Productivity

    Music is a surprisingly complex subject, should you choose to study it thoroughly. And unless your job involves that kind of study, the new Google Chrome Music Lab is probably going to serve as an addictive distraction from whatever it is you’re supposed to be doing with your time. Ostensibly designed for the purpose of […]

  • Hands Free: Google App Lets Users Pay for Purchases With Voice (Video)

    Hands Free: Google App Lets Users Pay for Purchases With Voice (Video)

    There are a lot of voice-control devices out there, but Google has released a new app that conquers yet another behavior that previously required hands: paying for stuff at the store. It’s called, simply, Hands Free, and it will give your credit card’s tired magnetic strip a welcome rest. In retailers that are set up […]

  • Smart Mirror Developed by Google Employee Max Braun

    Smart Mirror Developed by Google Employee Max Braun

    I am not a Google employee, and one of the many reasons why is that my only aspiration for my bathroom mirror is that it get dirty enough for me to clean it every couple months or so. But Google software engineer Max Braun had greater hopes and bigger dreams for his bathroom mirror, which […]

  • Audi Lunar Quattro for Moon Exploration

    Audi Lunar Quattro for Moon Exploration

    It’s been a while since man set foot on the moon, so it’s good to know that some people out there are working on proper technological advancements for when we eventually go back (metaphorically, anyway). Some of those people are working for Audi in view of the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, awarded by Google […]

  • YouTube Red: YouTube Launching Ad-Free Subscription Service

    YouTube Red: YouTube Launching Ad-Free Subscription Service

    We all know that YouTube ads are extremely annoying. But are they so annoying that you would pay ten dollars a month to never watch another one again? YouTube is hoping they are, with the launch of their new ad-free subscription service YouTube Red happening later this month. YouTube Red will also give users the […]