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Deal: Save 95% on the Google Guru Training Bundle

Deal: Save 95% on the Google Guru Training Bundle
For years, it used to be that you needed to purchase expensive desktop software for word processing, spreadsheets, and other productivity applications. But you can achieve most of the same these days with Google’s online apps,…
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‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ Performed with Google Doodles

‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ Performed with Google Doodles
This is a fun video by samuraiguitarist, who managed to perform a beautiful version of Somewhere over the Rainbow using nothing but interactive Google Doodles that produce sound. How crazy is that? I remember when Google…
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World’s Largest Model Railway Captured by Google’s Tiniest Street View Vehicles

World’s Largest Model Railway Captured by Google’s Tiniest Street View Vehicles
Located in Hamburg, Germany, Miniatur Wunderland is the world’s largest model railway, occupying nearly 14,000 sq.ft. and inhabited by more than 200,000 Lilliputian citizens. Now we can check out its sights and details at our leisure,…
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Google’s Project Soli: Gesture All of the Things

Google’s Project Soli: Gesture All of the Things
Don’t touch. That should be the motto of Google’s new technology that allows people to control many of their favorite devices without ever laying a hand on them. Dubbed Project Soli, it’s a radar-based system that…
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Google’s Patent-pending Robotic Stuffed Animals: Cute or Creepy?

Google’s Patent-pending Robotic Stuffed Animals: Cute or Creepy?
I just saw a post on Time.com about a patent Google has filed for a high-tech Teddy Bear. (Hey, it had to happen sooner or later.) So I clicked on the link to read the patent…
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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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