Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s difficult to remember a time when every other social media post or television commercial wasn’t a push to ingrain a feeling of “need” in you. This Tuesday, Google strives to leverage its video broadcasting service Google+ to host a “Hangout-a-thon” – our modern day telethon. To celebrate Giving … Read more
Google isn’t the only one trying to get in on the music streaming game. On Monday June 10, Apple announced a new music streaming service called iTunes Radio. Although the company has already created a name for itself in the digital music space, it will now go head-to-head with a whole slew of web radio leaders like Pandora, … Read more
In this breathtaking video, a gay French couple of 40 years decide to take a firm, yet tranquil stand against prejudice in their country. They get married on Google Hangout. Same-sex marriage only became legal in France a few days ago (though the issue is still generating heat). Prior to this amendment, gay couples with eyes … Read more
Vine – the app for people too ADHD to watch YouTube videos – has many hidden gems. Thanks to Je Kop, we can view a handful of funniest Vines from May in a compilation video. Enjoy! If you don’t have the app, download it here!
The data-crunching Google developers are renowned for taking vast amounts of information and processing it into fascinating snapshots of our world. In the most recent endeavor, Google teamed up with Nasa and several other partners to produce a virtual, 30-year time machine. The timelapse shows almost 30 years of satellite imagery of Earth’s surface undergoing … Read more
As the percentage of people with smartphones increases both domestically here in the US and globally, the amount of money spent on mobile advertising continues to grow. I sure as heck don’t want advertisements spamming my smartphone, but receiving specialized ads from some of my favorite brands may be appealing, especially when I’m shopping on … Read more
In honor of Mother’s Day, Google and the agency Whirled have released a video that pays tribute to moms and all of their encouragement, enthusiasm, terrible dance moves, and tender loving care. Like previous tributes, “Here’s To The Moms” makes a viewer feel all gushy by portraying the human connections and emotions enabled by Google services. Whether that’s … Read more
Everyone faces some of those days full of: Stress. Anger. Exhaustion. Maybe you are not exactly sure how you are feeling or why you are feeling a certain way. Not to worry. Xpression, an app developed by U.K.-based EI Technologies set to release within the next year, will help you identify and track your moods. … Read more
Google has released their latest teaser video for Google Glass which is rumored to be slated for release towards the end of this year. This awesome video takes us through the urban streets of New York to skydiving, catwalking the fashion runway and dancing like a ballerina. Be sure to check out TechCrunch’s article if … Read more
See how the world searched in 2012, as Google put together an awesome video of all the best events in the past year.
We see them all the time–the iconic logos of Nike, Google, Coca-Cola etc. Just think, how important is the “swish” to Nike? A well crafted logo can go a long way in improving a brand’s awareness or image. So how much did some of the most famous company logos cost to design? Surprisingly, the answer … Read more