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Remember Views, Google's repository for geotagged Photo Spheres and panoramas? Honestly, many of us around the Engadget compound had forgotten about it too. Mountain View has decided that rather than hide away these features on some separate site that nobody ever visits, it'll be folding the servi...

August 17th 2015 at 6:58pm 0 Comments
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When a video posted to YouTube starts to really rack up hits, the view counter has always frozen at "301+" for a while as the system checked for any robotic view count inflating shenanigans. It's become something of an institution at the site, acting as a flag for videos that were on the verge of...

August 5th 2015 at 3:46pm 0 Comments
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Google's Photo Spheres can sometimes be a marvel to behold, but it's not always easy to let the photographer know about it; if you stumble across a picture in the Views portal, for instance, you may be stuck. Or rather, you were stuck. Google has just added commenting and +1s to Views, making it e...

July 22nd 2014 at 2:22am 0 Comments
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Google's Street View has let us virtually explore the heights of the Eiffel Tower, the depths of the Large Hadron Collider and the world's train stations, but there are places on the globe that remain hidden from Mountain View's all-seeing camera. That's where you can come in, if you so choose, th...

December 9th 2013 at 9:02pm 0 Comments
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Sometimes you find yourself railing against something at one point only to support it later on. That's the process that Piranha Games president Russ Bullock went through regarding a third-person viewing mode in MechWarrior Online. Bullock addresses player concerns about the inclusion by detailing h...

August 7th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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You've probably seen the YouTube series Epic Rap Battles of History before -- they're the wild guys behind the (slightly not safe for work) Steve Jobs and Bill Gates rap battle, where the two creators, Peter Shukoff and Lloyd Ahlquist, face off as the two titans of the computer industry in a ca...

March 19th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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OnLive has announced that its popular game streaming service is headed out to even more platforms, including LG Smart TVs with Google TV, and a Internet browser near you thanks to a new In-Browser Gaming feature. Starting today, players will be able to go to OnLive's website, and load up the stream...

June 5th 2012 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Russian company Vito Technology was in one of the booths around the Mobile App Showcase at Macworld 2011 last week, and they kindly sat down to show off new versions of their apps, all coming up in the next month or so as free updates on the App Store. Popular astronomy app Star Walk was first. It'...

February 1st 2011 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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I really like this post over at Mend Pet -- after five years in a game's life, no part of the WoW interface should be remiss from getting the occasional update, and they mention possibly the only part of the game (even the login screen's been updated quite a few times) that's been the same since da...

October 3rd 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments