Monthly Archives: September 2012

These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics Education – Wired

Wired These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics EducationWiredWhen the African Robotics Network announced their $10 robot design challenge this summer, co-founder Ken Goldberg was careful not to share too many expectations, lest he influence contestants' designs. But he never imagined … Continue reading

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Students construct basketball-shooting robots for competition – Florida Today

Students construct basketball-shooting robots for competitionFlorida TodayMELBOURNE — High school students wearing capes and fuzzy hats mastered basketball-shooting robots for the last time Saturday at Florida Tech. In January, they will get a new challenge for the FIRST Robotics Competition. … Continue reading

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Google Maps app for iPhone 5 / iOS 6 — Get it here – Computerworld (blog)

Computerworld (blog) Google Maps app for iPhone 5 / iOS 6 — Get it hereComputerworld (blog)Looking for the Google Maps Web app on your iOS 6 device? New Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5 Maps not working so well? In IT Blogwatch, … Continue reading

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Google Performs More Spring Cleaning for Lesser-Used Features – PC Magazine

All Things Digital Google Performs More Spring Cleaning for Lesser-Used FeaturesPC MagazineGoogle's grabbing its digital broom and starting up another round of spring cleaning for the features, services, and apps its patrons no longer use with great frequency. On the … Continue reading

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Apple Maps vs. Google maps: Which is better for DC navigating? – Washington Post

Wall Street Journal (blog) Apple Maps vs. Google maps: Which is better for DC navigating?Washington Post(1) I like Google's multi-colored indicators of traffic congestion. The roadway goes from green to black, depending on the flow of traffic. Apple Maps shows … Continue reading

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Google Field Trip shows the most interesting things around you – NBCNews.com (blog)

New York Times (blog) Google Field Trip shows the most interesting things around youNBCNews.com (blog)Google's new Field Trip app is a virtual local tour guide that's always running in the background. It pops up interesting local information — from local … Continue reading

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Apple IOS 6 moves toward a Google-free future – Chicago Daily Herald

New York Times (blog) Apple IOS 6 moves toward a Google-free futureChicago Daily HeraldGone from iOS 6 are two formerly built-in Google apps that were integral to previous versions of the operating system: Google Maps and YouTube. (The latter, at … Continue reading

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Google adds movie trailers to search results – Digital Trends

Digital Trends Google adds movie trailers to search resultsDigital TrendsDetailed on Google's official Google+ account this week, the search company has added links to movie trailers when a user searches for information regarding showtimes at local theaters. In order to … Continue reading

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Google EMD Update: Exact Match Domains No Longer Rank As Well – Search Engine Roundtable

Search Engine Land Google EMD Update: Exact Match Domains No Longer Rank As WellSearch Engine RoundtableLate Friday afternoon, Google's head of search spam, Matt Cutts, dropped a bomb on some webmasters and SEOs. He announced on Twitter that Google is … Continue reading

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Google Brazil head’s arrest stirs YouTube debate – Newsday

Newsday Google Brazil head's arrest stirs YouTube debateNewsdayRIO DE JANEIRO – The arrest of a top Google executive is reviving a debate about Brazilian laws that hold services such as YouTube responsible for the videos posted on them, making the … Continue reading

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