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Coming Soon to Google Wave: Applications

According to sources Google Wave will almost certainly have an application marketplace, where users will be able to purchase third-party applications for the new communication tool. Google Senior Staff Engineer and Wave co-developer Lars Rasmussen has said that he would be very surprised if the applications model was not followed by Google. Google might be making the jump into the ...

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CantYouSeeImBusy.com: Play Games and Look Busy At the Same Time

It’s hard to look productive when Solitaire is clealry your top window. Your boss might think your slacking, but… hell, let’s be honest… you are slacking. But there’s a way to avoid slacker persecution! CantYouSeeImBusy.com disguises your gaming as work, making you appear as if you’re extremely consumed in your work… EXTREMELY!!! Even if you’re just playing a game such ...

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Much Ado About Nothing: Google Music to Be a Music Search Engine

So, yeah, that big music service we were talking about earlier that Google was supposed to be launching? Turns out the truth of the the matter is slightly more anticlimactic than we had hoped. As it turns out, the Google Music service is actually going to be the One Box search engine, a search engine that will blend results from ...

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Coming Soon: New Google Music Service

While Spotify has taken the rest of the free world by storm, the U.S. remains without a solution for legally downloading or streaming music. According to several sources, Google is planning on launching a U.S.-bound music service, which might or might not be called Google Audio and might or might not be for downloading or streaming tunes or possibly both. ...

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Twitter Jewelry Increases Your Social NetWorth

Are you one of the millions which have caught Twitter-mania? WhatsWear has launched their Survival of the Hippest line of jewelry which allows you to create a piece of customizable socialwear featuring your Twitter username or favorite hashtag. With your choice of necklace, bracelet, keychain or ring in white gold, yellow gold or sterling silver; with diamonds or without, the ...

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I Knew It!: Study Shows Internet Makes You Smarter

A study conducted by a UCLA research team concluded that searching the net can increase your brain function, further confirming that I’m a genius (or so says all of the internet IQ tests, that’s right, all of them baby.) The study followed the brain activity of 24 adults aged 55 and 78 years old, half of which had little to ...

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Google Wave Invites Now Available

Hello, fellow GEARheads. We’ve managed to get our hands on several invites for the sacred Google Wave preview. If you need an invite drop us a line and leave a comment including your e-mail address or follow us on Twitter and let us know! We’ll get one out to as many of you as possible. Just a small disclaimer. The ...

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Mystery Google: Search Someone Else’s Query

Although it doesn’t do much good to type in your search query, click search and wind up with someone else’s search results, Mystery Google is actually pretty entertaining. Type in a search and press enter. You aren’t whizzed off to your own search results, but the results of the person who searched before you. For example, I typed in a ...

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Does Facebook Need a Facelift?

Facebook has had the same basic design for at least a few years now. There have been small changes along the way, but for the most part, the last few years for Facebook have remained pretty standard — news feed, images and link sharing. Some might say if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, but artist Barton Smith is under ...

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