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Freshness Week In Review: 5/09/2011 5/16/2011

Quite a solid newsweek, including a slew of notable stories in fashion, sneakers, art, business, and technology. First up is the AW2011 movie from White Mountaineering, which shows that for the coming season, the label is taking some of it’s strongest suits, and giving them season-appropriate updates. … READ MORE

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Samsung Chromebook Series 5 | Powered By Google Chrome

Remember the “net book”? Before the first Apple iPad ushered in the post-PC era, web-centric laptops were all the rage. Small, thin, and less power-hungry than their desktop counterparts, these mighty minis, with their Intel Atom processor, made computing truly “mobile”. As the Google I/O Conference for … READ MORE

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Google Martha Graham 117th Birthday Search Page Doodle | Animation Video

Couldn’t quite make of it at first? Was it a celebration of martial arts in general? Or was it commemoration on the current Google I/O conference? At a closer glimpse, the animated figures were actually in-motion to spell each letter of “Google” in honor of the late … READ MORE

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Angry Birds – Google Chrome Browser Version | Available Now

Keynote address, breakout sessions, developer “sandbox”… day 2 of Google I/O conference went on pretty much like day 1 or any other tech fest – heavy on jargons, weak on excitement. That was till Peter Vesterbacka of ROVIO Mobile went on stage as “red bird” from the … READ MORE

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Sony Unveils Tablet – S1 + S2 | Powered By Android 3.0

With a prerequisite announcement on emergency exit locations, a stark reminder of the March 11th Earthquake & Tsunami, Sony kicked off its technology briefing with gathered reporters in Tokyo early this morning. Along with several communiqué on the earthquake’s impact and Sony’s recovery efforts, Kunimasa Suzuki, the … READ MORE

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Google Gmail Motion – April Fool’s Day Hoax

First came the “pigeon-power” search algorithm (accurate but a bit dirty). Then it was switching places with City of Topeka, Kansas. The hoaxes and pranks played by internet search giant Google are affirmations that geeked out Masters and Mistress of Virtual Domain still have great senses of … READ MORE

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Google Translate For Android In Response To Crisis In Japan

The people of Japan weren’t the only ones affected by the Tohoku-Kanto Earthquake and subsequent tsunami last Friday. In Tokyo, dozens of embassies begin the grim task of listing some 400 foreign nationals as missing. To alleviate distress from ongoing nuclear crisis at Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant … READ MORE

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Streetview Zombie Apocalypse – Google Street View Zombie Mash-Up Game

As long as there was Google Map and Google Street View, there were mash-ups and hacks to help us navigate through the congested (or not so congested) streets. Now, one of these hacks can save your life. Introducing the Streetview Zombie Apocalypse by Wonder-Tonic, a mash-up game … READ MORE

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Google Art Project

With high costs of traveling and finite amount of time we have to see everything that the world has to offer, Google have taken the huge step forward with their Art Project bringing together art and technology. Utilizing their innovative street view technology, viewers are able to … READ MORE

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Google London Headquarters – Beach Theme Office Space | By Scott Brownrigg

With free food, open office layout, and non-pretentious appointments, search engine giant Google has long been on the list of “Best Places To Work”. Now add another attractions to the long list Brighton Beach, at least in its new London Headquarter location near Buckingham Palace. In designing … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 1/03/2011 1/08/2011

There’s no getting around it: this week was defined by electronics (and thankfully not by another snowstorm that brought NYC to a standstill). We covered a number of items from the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (internet refrigerator, anyone?), but that wasn’t the only source of interesting … READ MORE