Don’t have the time for a real Easter egg hunt this Sunday? Turn to Google instead.
The search engine has been hiding Easter eggs — hidden features and tricks — inside its site for years. Sometimes they’re elaborate, like the entire video game hidden in Google Images, and sometimes they’re as simple as a quirky search result.
Google‘s presence in the Big Apple is about to get even bigger, according to a new report.
The search giant is in talks with various property owners to lease as much as 600,000 square feet of additional office space in New York, The Wall Street Journal reported. The company is reportedly considering a range of locations, including the former headquarters of the New York Daily News on the west side of Manhattan.
Though emoticons have become widely popular in the Internet era, they did exist much earlier — most definitely as early as the 19th century
Now, a new discovery from a poetry fan reveals that the smiley may date as early as 1648, when it appeared in a poem called “To Fortune” by Robert Herrick. Found by Levi Stahl, publicity manager for the University of Chicago Press, and first reported by The Atlantic, the poem has a smiley face next to the words “smiling yet.”
Timehop, the mobile app offering a way to recall your past one day at a time by displaying your old photos and posts from Facebook, Instagram, Foursquare and Twitter, is now launching its service on Android. The app, for those unfamiliar, is a simple service that lets you look back on what happened on this day last year, and the year prior, and so on. It’s a “this day in history”… Read More
The wireless price war is ongoing, but T-Mobile may have just shot itself in the foot. The so-called “un-carrier” is giving customers on its Simple Choice plan more data, although for those who like everything unlimited, the price just went up by $10 a month.
Do you have trouble making decisions? Do you to get your friends’ input on a bunch of things? Are you 15 years old? Then you might like Pop, a new iPhone application today making its official debut, which lets you quickly ask your friends for feedback by sending them two photos. Basically, Pop is a simple voting app with a more limited number of choices compared with other social polling… Read More