Google has launched a service allowing users to search the web with not words, but an image. This is done by simply dragging and dropping an image into the search box, or pasting in an image URL. For now it is limited to desktop (browser) search only, with plugins available for Chrome and Picasa. [...]
We had a teaser clip. Now we have the real deal. Check out the ‘real deal’ trailer above, for all the upcoming action in “3NGLAND” and “AM3RICA”.
Around a year behind the US, and a decade behind Japan, the UK finally has some form of NFC payment system. NFC technology uses chips embedded in smartphones to make a contactless payment, providing a completely mobile payment terminal that is quick and easy to use – and you already have with you. Americans have [...]
Bill Gates has declared himself a “strong proponent at the board” for Mirosoft acquiring Skype for a mere $8.5 billion. He also notes that “it’s a great purchase that a lot of innovation will come out of” – so it will be very interesting to see just what that innovation is; you can expect us [...]
Some people just have too much time, money, or enthusiasm. But hey, it’s pretty awesome stuff. Check out the video after the break – only the lens, lamp, and spindles are non-Lego.
Rolling out in the UK today is Samsung’s ‘Explore 3D’ service – free video on demand, including movies, music videos and trailers for upcoming releases. All you need is a one of Sammy’s so-called ‘Smart TV’s and your favourite pair of active shutter glasses. The streaming service launched in Korea in March, and will turn [...]
Did you sleep right through Google’s I/O event? Fully shameful. However, I am the bearer of good news. You can hit the links below to a couple of our posts from the event, or head on past the more link to watch the roughly hour long videos of the day one and two keynotes. [...]
Leaks from creatives close to the matter have spilled info on the latest instalment in the Call of Duty franchise. They say that we will start off “with the invasion of Manhattan by a Russian force and wrapping up with a final encounter in Dubai”, and then battle across “a dozen cities around the world [...]
Today Microsoft announced that they have bought the electronic communication company, Skype. The deal was signed last night, after being agreed on the 18th April – putting down those rumours that Facebook or Google were to buy Skype. The end to Windows Live Messenger (often incorrectly referred to as ‘MSN’) seems likely, but has been [...]
Google have announced that they will be making use of the increasingly popular inclusion of a front facing camera among smartphones running their Android OS, by supporting video chat, and voice chat in the updated version of Google Talk (which already allows written chat) which will ship with Android version 2.3.4. The Nexus S will [...]