Thursday, 15 October 2009

Google search of the day

A literal transcription: “is dr, christopher n. lawrence a good proffesor.”

More surprisingly, Google doesn’t seem to have an answer to that question. So much for its omniscience.

Tuesday, 25 July 2006

Google Maps for Mobile adds real time traffic

There’s only one response to this news: cool! (þ: Ars Technica)

Wednesday, 9 November 2005

Google Local for Mobile

Google’s latest service, which puts Google Maps on your cellular phone, seems like a winner; I tested it out a little on my trip after reading about it in Monday’s USA Today. I did have to lie to the WAP website and claim that my steam-driven Sprint Samsung A620 was really a Samsung A680, but it seems to be working fine. The only thing missing from the big brother service is the “Hybrid” view with streets overlaid over the satellite images. Now, if only it worked with the GPS capability that the phone allegedly has…