“Have you ever found yourself trying to get the perfect selfie, but couldn’t quite reach your arms far enough?” No? I thought not! Narcissism is a powerful driver, it’s true, but I hope it never comes to the stage where a product like Selfiebot could actually exist in reality. Still, as a piece of perfectly pitched […]
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Google Launch Treasure Map Mode For Google Maps
As part of Google’s rather elaborate suite of April Fool’s jokes they’ve unveiled a “Treasure Map” mode for Google Maps. [youtube]http://youtu.be/_qFFHC0eIUc[/youtube] Here’s O’Connell Street in Dublin using Treasure Map mode: And if you switch to street view you get this kind of sepia tone effect: You can view pretty much everywhere using the “treasure map” […]
Youtube Shutting Down
Well no, it isn’t really, but seems that their April Fool joke is this hilarious video featuring lots of Youtubers: [youtube]http://youtu.be/GuCMQGgTPU4[/youtube] Of course Youtube is owned by Google who have an annoying tendency of shutting down services that people use, so maybe the joke is really on us?
Google Maps Goes Retro For April Fool’s Day
Love them or hate them, Google does some pretty cool things. For April Fool’s Day they’ve enabled an 8-bit retro version of Google Maps. It’s pretty cool if, like me, you’re old enough to remember the days when 8-bit graphics were the norm. If you’re bored you can check out some of the monuments that […]