Category Archives: Google

April Fool’s Day 2015: Google introduces #ChromeSelfie

Early today, Google Chrome users found this unusual new feature… Google introduces #ChromeSelfie to Chrome users: the ultimate social mood sharing tool! Have you ever read an article that made your jaw drop or seen a funny clip that made … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day 2015: Google Maps turns into PacMan Arcade (no coins required)

It’s April Fool’s Day again! Google turns its great Google Maps into a PacMan worldwide videogame. You’ll be able to run the Pac-character on your own streets avoing Pinky and most other evil ghosts – yes, that’s right: using your … Continue reading

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Google’s Vint Cerf warns of ‘digital Dark Age’, talks about ‘digital obsolescence’

Vinton Cerf (now a VP at Google) talks about how we should take care about our “digital heritage” in this BBC video-interview. Vint Cerf, a “father of the internet”, says he is worried that all the images and documents we … Continue reading

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April fools’ 2014: Google Maps + Augmented reality!

April Fools’ Day this year is bringing several new ideas for pranksters! Google has created a video advertising an augmented reality Pokémon game loosely tied into Google Maps. In Google’s vision, players would hold their smartphones out in front of … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle: happy 318th birthday Giambattista Tiepolo

Today’s Google Doodlec celebrates the 318th birthday of 18th century italian painter Giambattista Tiepolo. Blame it on my venetian pride or something else, but I’m very happy that Google chose Tiepolo for today’s Doodle.

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Doctor Who 50th anniversary with character-based game.

Believe it or not, Doctor Who has been traveling around on TV for half a century, since it was first aired in 1963. 50 years means obviously nothing to a Time Lord as the Doctor… Today Google celebrates the 50th … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Roswell 66th anniversary (with a tiny HTML5 game)

Whatever happened in 1947 in Roswell, New Mexico, (an alien crash landing or any other controversial event) today, the latest Google Doodle celebrates the 60th anniversary with a very nice HTML5 game. Think of it as tiny adventure-game, just like … Continue reading

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Google inside: where the Internet lives

Imagine you’re using Google, searching as usual. Now imagine you’d like to know what behind the curtain, what are the inner secrets of Big-G. Imagine you could see inside a server-farm, take a peek at the some of the best … Continue reading

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April Fools’ #1: Google Treasure Map!

Try it now: Google Maps has gone crazy just for April Fools’! What’s this treasure map for? The main aim is to explore 2D hand drawn landmarks, find hidden treasure chests, and “Be-aware of pirates!”.

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Winsor McCay’s Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay. Little Nemo is maybe his best-known cartoon: this Google Doodle is so cool, be sure to check it all!

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