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Cast your mind back to January if you will. Head full of steamy CES action? Of course, but you may also remember Google teased us about a new tilt-and-roll Maps game. Well, it looks like the creators may have missed the original February deadline, having finally snuck it out this week. The browser...

April 28th 2012 at 7:08am 0 Comments
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If you weren't in the know on Google Earth's flight simulator easter egg, rest assured that Google's next map-centric game will be entirely public. A new promotional video pimping Google+ Games invites you to "play your world" by cubing a mapped area of the Earth, and dropping a ball into it. Tilt...

January 16th 2012 at 3:14pm 0 Comments
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As if you needed more evidence that Google was planning a games service than the recent job listing -- and the fact that, as something you do on your computer, it falls into the category of things Google would want to own -- Engadget found a hint in some Google+ source code. Unused code somewher...

July 1st 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been no secret that Google TV is scheduled to arrive sometime this fall and we've already seen the Logitech Revue box hardware pass the FCC, but a tipster has just shared an internal Best Buy document with us disclosing that the original planned launched date was October 3rd, and it's now been...

September 13th 2010 at 11:25pm 0 Comments
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We're not sure why people wouldn't just... you know, use Gmail, but Japan's KDDI is working with Google to roll out a customized version of the ubiquitous email service for subscribers of its au brand. Called "au one mail," a prototype getting passed around last week showed a mobile interface virtua...

August 9th 2007 at 4:34am 0 Comments
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It appears that Google has released a mobile-accessible search page just for iPhone users, which sent us scratching our heads a bit. Isn't the iPhone supposed to give customers "the real web?" If so, why has Google developed a bare-bones search page that appears to be just for iPhone customers? Per...

July 24th 2007 at 9:41pm 0 Comments
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Google Maps' capability for the mobile environment won us over a long time ago. Alas, it was just a matter of time before GPS integration was unveiled in Google Maps for Mobile. That day recently arrived, and Google's mobile maps software will now use the GPS capability of many newer handsets (with...

May 24th 2007 at 5:08pm 0 Comments
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With Google's wireless phone plans still under close guard, the web search giant may get a little ahead of itself in Europe soon. Rumor on the street is that Google will launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) wireless brand in the UK sometime in the early summer of 2007. Google will brand i...

May 22nd 2007 at 10:05pm 0 Comments