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If Google was a Guy Part 5.

The gang of funny over at College Humor have returned once more with their Google personified skit. A skit that imagines if being Google was a job any person could do. A funny skit that points a spotlight on the hilarious side of human curiosity.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest funny peek inside the workings of a search engine and its hilarious customers. Sit back relax and prepare to be reminded that the search for knowledge can at time be hilarious.

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If Google Was a Guy 4, Laugh Hard Moments.

The algorithmic search engine that is Google does one hell of a job keeping up with billions of requests each day, especially if you consider the odd requests that must pass over the Google desk. CollegeHumor have once again delved into this world of unusual requests, venturing to the other side of the search engine mirror to shine an hilarious light back on us all.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the funny take on life from Google’s perspective, highlighted by requests so strange that even Google’s algorithms must chuckle. Sit back relax and be sure to have your laughing pants on.

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Project Ara Goes Live, the First Working Prototype Demonstrated.

Project Ara has gone live, the first public demonstration of a working prototype took place on May 29, 2015 at the Google I/O conference. The day that changed how we connect electronics together.

Project Ara Lead Engineer Rafa Camargo took the helm for the demonstration, happily hands on with Project Ara, snapping into place all of the modules that make a phone a phone. Startup time and operation seemed just like any other phone. Taking a picture of an audience with a phone, now that’s pure Rafa. What makes Project Ara so special then? Its whats on under the surface that makes the difference.

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Google Dial-Up Mode, Slowing Fibre Down to the Speed of People…

As the world is made smaller by technology the speed of life is also increasing, especially the speed of our digital lives. Google’s latest product seeks to provide a pause button or throttle for these digital lives of ours, sneaking in a little time for our other lives to shine. Dial-Up Mode is this product and it can help anyone escape life in the fast lane just long enough for normality to return for a moment.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the poignant gag from Google. A brief insight into the side-effects of living with Google’s amazing Fibre internet connection, this is what Gigabit speed and limitless quota’s will get you. Sit back, relax and prepare to giggle at the Google.

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Google Project Ara, Be Part of It…

Since the inception of the mobile phone new features and technology has been rolled into these handheld wonders. Unfortunately with each new technology a new generation of phone has been required to integrate the technology, also requiring the wholesale disposal of the previous generation.  Think of this development process as hard wiring of functionality, a process that requires phone manufacturers to maintain their own system architecture and continually modify the hardware and software to add new functionality.

The current smartphone architectures also limit the choice for consumers, limiting it to the hardware manufacturers want to include, a decision generally based on gaining the most market share. If you want a phone with functions that aren’t in the mainstream vocabulary you are out of luck. This is just the nature of trying to cater for a generalised user base and has led to phone manufacturers battling over screen resolution or phone thickness. Never willing to take a chance with a feature only few would ever require.

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The Future of TV as Predicted by XBMC Kodi…

Television, in an entertainment hungry world TV is an endless stream of candy for the mind but the world is changing fast and so is TV. Not only what we watch but how we watch TV is experiencing a revolution. There are sign posts to the direction this revolution is taking, just as Napster predicated iTunes and the way we consume music XBMC is pointing us towards the next revolution and it may just lead to an incredibly entertaining future, if you can afford it.

The future of TV is global, with every channel and show available at the click of a button or swipe of hand. With multiple ways to consume every type of content; live or on demand video, radio and even video games, the future of global TV appears bright.

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Google’s Project Ara Update by Phonebloks…

Google’s modular mobile phone Ara is progressing nicely and they have recently released an update video that features the working prototype. Join Phonebloks Dave Hakkens as he ventures into the labs to see the latest developments and talk to the people making it all happen.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the progress report by an insider, a peak into the labs for a progress report on the smartphone of the future. Sit back, relax and prepare to see the not too distant future.

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What if Google Was a Guy Part 3, Google’s Funny Side Revealed…

The dignitaries of hilarious delight at CollegeHumor have once again turned their attentions to Google asking ‘What if Google Was a Guy’? An ordinary man receiving some extraordinary requests.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest hilarious installment of the Google personified series, and possibly the funniest so far. Sit back, relax and prepare to be amazed by the man that is Google.

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A Look inside Google’s Team ATAP, Crafting the Future One Technology at a Time…

After venturing to the Google I/O conference techie website The Verge has released a very interesting video highlighting the work of Google’s Advanced Technologies and Projects team. The video touches on three of the new technologies ATAP are working on; Tango, Ara and Duet. With many ex-DARPA employees in the team our future as far as gadgets are concerned seems to be in good hands.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video crystal ball that peers into the not too distant future to demonstrate technology that will soon be in the hands of consumers, think months not years. Sit back, relax and imagine the technology they have still under wraps.

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