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Westeros Google Map Poster Needs Walking, Horseback and Hodor Routes

Westeros Google Map Poster Needs Walking, Horseback and Hodor Routes
Hey Google, here’s a great April Fools’ Day idea for next year. Redditor selvag depicted A Song of Ice and Fire‘s place not to be in the style of Google Maps. Westeros’ and part of Essos’ …
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Giveaway: Win a New Chromebook Pixel!

Giveaway: Win a New Chromebook Pixel!
The 2015 Chromebook Pixel is an impressive laptop, running Google’s lightweight, but highly capable Chrome OS, which runs fast and without all the crapware you get with Windows machines. It packs a 12.85″ ultra-sharp touchscreen with…
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Fixed YouTube Flaw Let Coder Delete Any YouTube Video: Exploit Nearly Killed the Video Star

Fixed YouTube Flaw Let Coder Delete Any YouTube Video: Exploit Nearly Killed the Video Star
Software developer Kamil Hismatullin does software security as a hobby. Recently the search giant invited him to be part of its new Vulnerability Research Grants program, and boy is Google glad it did that. Because Kamil…
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Google Feud Browser Game: Autocomplete Says…

Google Feud Browser Game: Autocomplete Says…
Writer Justin Hook has come up with the 21st century version of Family Feud. His free browser game Google Feud taps into Google’s Autocomplete results. You’re given the first part of a Google search then you’ll…
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Google & Mattel Relaunch the View-Master as a Kid’s VR Headset: VRiew-Master

Google & Mattel Relaunch the View-Master as a Kid’s VR Headset: VRiew-Master
Google and toymaker Mattel are taking the classic View-Master toy to its logical evolution by relaunching it as a virtual reality headset for kids. Instead of holding cardboard disks, the new View-Master holds a smartphone and…
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DIY Raspberry Pi Google Calendar Display Keeps It on the Same Page

DIY Raspberry Pi Google Calendar Display Keeps It on the Same Page
If you have a spare tablet, you can turn it into an interactive calendar just by mounting it and keeping your calendar app of choice on the screen at all times. But if all you have…
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BioWare Headquarters in Google Maps: Shepard’s Favorite Studio in Canada

BioWare Headquarters in Google Maps: Shepard’s Favorite Studio in Canada
You can now take a peek at the house that Baldur and his gate built right from your browser. BioWare invited Google to make a virtual tour of its Edmonton office, the studio where classics such…
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Google Glass & Android App Turn Speech to Text: Life Subtitled

Google Glass & Android App Turn Speech to Text: Life Subtitled
Earlier this year we saw a project where Google Glass was used to project an interpreter for deaf students. A team of researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have come up with a more immediate solution…
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Hack Allows Android Apps to Run on Google Chrome: Play Store Unchained

Hack Allows Android Apps to Run on Google Chrome: Play Store Unchained
To bolster the software library of Chrome OS, Google made App Runtime for Chrome (ARC), which allows Android apps to run on the lightweight operating system. Software developer Vlad Filippov aka Vladikoff went beyond what Google…
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Google Project Wing Drone Delivery Service: An Endless Waltz of Packages

Google Project Wing Drone Delivery Service: An Endless Waltz of Packages
Like Amazon, it appears Google has been mulling the use of drones to deliver goods. The company recently unveiled its Project Wing, a system that uses drones with the goal of delivering goods within two minutes…
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Wearable Sensors Detect Disease-carrying Mosquitoes: Bzzfeed

Wearable Sensors Detect Disease-carrying Mosquitoes: Bzzfeed
We already have several ways to protect ourselves from mosquitoes, and even more are on the way. So why would something that only tells you that mosquitoes are around earn Google’s approval? Because that same device …
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Google Sells off Portland Barge and Scraps Floating Building

Google Sells off Portland Barge and Scraps Floating Building
Remember those Google barges that had us all curious what Google was up to late last year? One of them was in San Francisco, and another was in Portland. The barge in Portland has reportedly been…
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Query Board Game Based on Google Autocomplete: Search Engine Obfuscation

Query Board Game Based on Google Autocomplete: Search Engine Obfuscation
Autocomplete makes searching on Google convenient, but at times it can also be a source of amusement because it reveals what other people are searching for or saying online. Phoebe Stephens and her sister Nikki Flowerday…
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Adam Savage’s Awesome Man Cave Hits Google Street View

Adam Savage’s Awesome Man Cave Hits Google Street View
If you have ever watched an episode of Mythbusters, you know who Adam Savage is. He is the ginger that builds so many of the contraptions that smash myths – or prove them correct – on…
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Smart Picture Technologies Turns Your Smartphone’s Camera into a Measuring Tape

Smart Picture Technologies Turns Your Smartphone’s Camera into a Measuring Tape
Pictures make it easy to record or compare visible properties such as shape and color. But they’re not the best way to figure out distances and measurements. Until now. Smart Picture Technologies is working on an …
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Google VR Cardboard Toolkit: Mockulus Rift

Google VR Cardboard Toolkit: Mockulus Rift
At the 2014 Google I/O Conference, Google unveiled Cardboard, an inexpensive Android-based system for viewing and developing virtual reality and 3D content. As its name implies, it uses a cardboard base, along with other inexpensive items.…
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