In case you missed Google’s April Fools joke yesterday, they released this video announcing their new 8-bit version of Google Maps for the classic Nintendo entertainment system. This comes complete with the classic “fix” where you can get the cartridge to work by blowing into it! Check out some Google humor below!
If you use Google+, you may have noticed some of your pictures or videos being uploaded to your profile. While these are only visible to you, some still dislike the idea of their private photos being online. The good news is that it is simple to disable or enable the option that does this for [...]
*Before you get too excited, unless your phone is currently running the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the browser will not work. Announced today via the Chrome blog, Google has launched a beta version of the Chrome browser available for free on your Android devices. What does Chrome have to offer that your current browser [...]
I have witnessed several complaints over Google’s move to more personalized search results, and some were wondering if there was a way to disable it. Clicking the hide personal results button only works temporarily, but there is another way to make your selection stick, and it is simple to do. From the Google search page: [...]
As you certainly learned Wednesday, the internet is a powerful tool. Following the blackout of thousands of websites, including popular sites like Wikipedia and Reddit, and protests by a limitless number of voters, the bills proposer Lamar Smith today announced he is pulling the bill. Mr. Smith quickly lost support as the blackouts called attention [...]
You may notice something is up tomorrow when some of your favorite sites, and many more, blackout their pages in protest of the SOPA and PIPA bills that are currently moving through Congress. Some big-name websites, such as Wikipedia as well as Reddit, will be joining in, and although Google will not be blacking out, [...]