Tag Archives: google

  • Mario Time: Google Maps Commemorates Mario Day with ‘Mario Kart’ Feature

    Mario Time: Google Maps Commemorates Mario Day with ‘Mario Kart’ Feature

    Tomorrow, March 10th, (or, my sources tell me, MAR10 in leetspeak) is Mario Day. There are myriad options available for individuals to celebrate this occasion, and Google Maps has added to that extensive list with a new limited time feature known as Mario Time. When you enter Mario Time, here’s what happens: Wahoo! Now you can navigate the […]

  • Google Song Maker: A New Feature of the Chrome Music Lab (Video)

    Google Song Maker: A New Feature of the Chrome Music Lab (Video)

    The Google Chrome Music Lab is designed as a space on the internet where anybody can learn about music and how it works, and now there’s a new feature that goes beyond education and into the field of actual music-making. It’s called Google Song Maker, and you don’t even need a Google account, let alone any […]

  • Spa Car: Inventor Colin Furze Made a Driveable Hot Tub

    Spa Car: Inventor Colin Furze Made a Driveable Hot Tub

    YouTube inventor Colin Furze (that’s an inventor who puts his inventions on YouTube, not a guy who invented YouTube) has been called a “mad scientist” by the media, but hopefully he will never decide to use his abilities for evil. I say that because anybody who can turn a BMW E30 into an honest-to-God drivable […]

  • Google Lens: Give Your Smartphone “Everything Recognition”

    Google Lens: Give Your Smartphone “Everything Recognition”

    The march of augmented reality technology marches one step closer to Samus Aran-style visors for every man, woman, and child with the unveiling of Google Lens. Basically, the idea behind Lens is very similar to the dear, departed Google Glass, but instead works with your smartphone camera as an addition to the Google Assistant and […]

  • “Connected Whopper”: New Burger King Ad Hijacks Google Devices (Video)

    “Connected Whopper”: New Burger King Ad Hijacks Google Devices (Video)

    It’s been less than two weeks since Burger King unveiled Whopper Toothpaste, and now they’re trolling everybody with a voice-activated Google device (as well as Google itself) with a new advertisement. It’s called the “Connected Whopper,” but what it really is is a commercial that activates your phone to ask Google about the chain’s signature […]

  • Google AutoDraw: Turn Your Doodles Into Art (Video)

    Google AutoDraw: Turn Your Doodles Into Art (Video)

    Some of us, as the saying goes, can’t draw a straight line to save our lives. There are a variety of different aids to help those of us with these difficulties, but the latest is the first to use Google‘s artificial intelligence technology. It’s Google AutoDraw, available now for your doodling pleasure. Google AutoDraw uses […]

  • Google Timelapse: See How the World Has Changed Since 1984 (Video)

    Google Timelapse: See How the World Has Changed Since 1984 (Video)

    The world is always changing, and those of us who are around while it does sometimes don’t notice, since it’s happening so gradually. A cool new feature from Google using its Google Earth satellite imaging technology can show you just how much the world around you has changed, thanks to satellite images dating back to […]