Some say that doctors have the most atrocious writing. I think that anyone who has to write day-in and day-out will try and optimize their hand strokes to the bare minimum, which is what a lot of doctors do, with their squiggly writing.
I’m sure a lot of you have heard about OnLive, the gaming service that streams games to you from computers much more powerful than yours. Lots of people – myself included – were skeptical about the quality of service that it could provide.
Bill George has been in love with spaceships and other sci-fi props ever since he was a little boy. Now he’s a Visual Effects Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic, but even his job is not enough to satisfy his craving for fictional spaceships.
This year a company called ShambroWest Corporation launched the “first-ever worldwide cable television network,” called GenosTV, which is a broadband-based service that will supposedly feature “cable, network and other media content from every geography and in every language across the world.”
Now I didn’t realize that anyone actually needed tech support on how to use Google, but this audio recording from somebody’s granny demanding removal of Google’s recent Pac-Man game is just too funny to ignore.
I love the part where she says she needs to “turn her monitor on” in order to reproduce the problem.
The Internet nergasmed when Google released the playable Pac-Man Google logo. Not wanting to be a buzzkill, the big G has decided to make the logo-slash-game permanently available, unlike other theme logos that are taken down after a day or so.
Google’s newfangled instant email brainstorming organizer to-do list thing, Wave, is now open to everyone, no invites needed. So you and your friends, relatives and colleagues can now collaborate in real time and figure out once and for all how you’re supposed to use Wave.
Recently, the nerds at Google had a minor eureka: not all languages use the same alphabet, and yet a large number of personal computers are equipped with keyboards that feature the Latin alphabet, which is the one used by the English language.
The first YouTube video was uploaded five years ago – April 23, 2005 to be exact. The site has gone a long way since then, being sold to Google for $1.6 billion, then wasting countless hours of our lives.
I can’t remember the last time I sent analog mail. Hell, I can’t remember the first time I sent one. Map Envelope makes me want to send one now. It lets you add a Google Maps image to the inside of an envelope, kind of like a visual address, along with a short message.
Remember Google’s short and sweet Search Stories ads? Have your own naughty nerdy inspirational tale to tell? Now’s your chance! The big G recently launched the Search Stories Video Creator, so now anyone can create and upload his or her own Search Story in just three easy steps.
While we freely give away Internets – as in “you win over 9,000 Internets, sir” – for awesome content seen online, this intangible infrastructure of awesome might soon win an award itself. And not just any award – the Internet is in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Haven’t played Left 4 Dead yet because your computer is ancient? Well now you can!.. sort of. Just download Eric Ruth’s 8-bit version of Left 4 Dead. It’s the same maps, the same monsters, and the same characters, except in glorious 8-bit!
The folks at Gigazine spotted this 2010 Google calendar. As in a calendar calendar, made of paper and all. The analog calendar lists events in the same style as the app, and it even has links, buttons and tabs on top.
2009 has definitely been a bad year for the… uh, head pirates. Pirates-in-chief? Anyway, Judge Stephen Wilson of the US District Court, Central District of California has ruled in favor of Columbia Pictures’ “motion for summary judgment on liability as to inducing infringement” against Gary Fung, owner of several torrent sites, including the infamous IsoHunt.