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Google Launches Indoor Maps for Locations Across England

Google is lending a hand to UK residents (or visitors, of which there will probably be more than a few for the upcoming Olympics) who have lost their way indoors, for example in a train station or museum, through its Indoor Maps feature. (It’s already available to …

LEGO – Building Virtually in Google Chrome

Google has partnered with LEGO to launch a simulator that allows you to build virtual LEGO structures in Chrome. The application, simply titled Build, is the product of a collaborative effort between Google Australia and LEGO. It presents a play set based on a Google map of …

Google Project Glass | Detailed Look

Following our high-flying look at Google’s Project Glass, we present a more in-depth examination of the highly anticipated and very high-tech Google product, thanks to the company’s presentation today at the Google I/O developers conference. First, some basics: the glasses have the kind of components you’d find …

Google Project Glass – Skydiving Demo | Video

Google co-founder Sergey Brin made a surprise appearance at Google I/O 2012 in San Francisco today for a live demo of Project Glass, a portion of which featured skydivers wearing the Google Glass prototypes. Onstage, Brin communicated with the skydivers, who were broadcasting their jump 4,000 feet …

Google – Street View Trekker | Video

It looks likes Google‘s Street View will soon be expanding off the beaten track with their brand new tool, the Street View Trekker. Much like the project sponsored by Nature Valley, the device is worn on a person’s back to map and photograph areas that Google’s current …

Google Earth 3D | Preview

Google Earth has been implementing 3D visuals since 2006, yet with newly acquired technology, Google intends to offer a 3D aerial view of metropolitan areas that have a combined population of 300 million people by the end of this year. The computer renderings are created by flying …

Felix Heyes + Ben West – Google 2012 Image Book

In recent years, we have come to use Google as more than just a simple online search engine, and rightfully so as the company is growing and progressing exponentially. Two UK designers, Felix Heyes and Ben West, got together to compile a book featuring images found on …

GOOGLE+ for EYESCREAM

The once print only Japanese lifestyle magazine, EYESCREAM, has taken full advantage of the internet to expand their presence and reach to a whole new audience. And there probably isn’t a bigger name in the internet game out there right now than GOOGLE, whose GOOGLE+ social networking and sharing …

Google Doodle – Gideon Sundbäck 132nd Birthday Celebration

No, this isn’t the Google doing a digital version of the stripe tease, though that itself would be an interesting proposition. Instead, the search engine giant is celebrating the achievement of one Gideon Sundbäck on what would’ve been his 132nd birthday. While virtually a footnote on the …