Tag Archives: google

  • 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 […]

  • Google My Activity: See and Manage All the Goods Google Has on You

    Google My Activity: See and Manage All the Goods Google Has on You

    Remember in Ex Machina when reference is made to the main guy’s “pornography profile” being used to create an attractive woman robot for him to interact with? Creepy stuff, but it represents real anxieties people feel about the information Google and other internet companies are collecting on them. Google is striking a blow against that […]

  • Lenovo Phab2 Pro Smartphone With Depth and Motion Sensing Tech (Video)

    Lenovo Phab2 Pro Smartphone With Depth and Motion Sensing Tech (Video)

    For several years, tech fans have been aware of Google‘s Project Tango, which gives mobile devices abilities to sense depth and motion that were previously impossible. But it’s taken until now for a smartphone company to actually use the technology for a consumer product.  It’s the Lenovo Phab2 Pro smartphone, coming to a future near […]