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Topic: Google

Google Made a Tiny Programmable Choir Out of 300 Android Devices

Installed in a Tokyo shopping mall

Google Japan wanted to draw attention to a little Android app called Androidify, which makes tiny android avatars. So, it synchronized 300 Android devices, each with their own little avatar,…

This Beautifully Simple Site Makes It Easy to Create the Right Digital Color Palette

Made for app designers, it's handy for all

For the most talented designers, creating a palette of complementary colors comes easy. For the rest of us, not so much. Enter Material Palette, a site launched this week by European…

How This Agency Cleverly Stopped People From Googling Their Medical Symptoms

The right ads at the right time

If you're like me, you type your symptoms into Google every time you get the sniffles or feel the slightest bit under the weather. Well, that plan is ill-advised. It…

So Happy Together? You and Android Lollipop Should Never Be Apart, Ads Say

OS connects all your devices all the time

Android wants to be with you. Everywhere. All the time. Is that so wrong? The Google-developed platform doubles down on the "togetherness" theme in work touting its new Android 5.0 Lollipop…

How Did Google Get a Street View of the Arabian Desert? Well, First It Got This Camel

Mapping even more of the world

You're lost somewhere on the planet and freaked out for a second. But then, you remember. Uncle Google can lead you home. Or can he? What if you're in the…

Google Embeds Itself in NYC With Some Delightful Site-Specific Outdoor Ads

72andSunny searches the city

Google has been running a lovely ad campaign promoting its rebranded mobile app. But some of the best executions have been pretty hard to find—because they've been woven into the…

A Filmmaker's Dramatic Spec Ad for Google Glass Is Getting Lots of Fans, Including Google

'Captions' shows the power of translation

Can Google Glass help cross cultural boundaries and even save lives? It can in "Captions," a 4-minute short film promoting a translation app currently in development. Writer, director and editor Joe…

Reggie Watts Has Created Truly Odd Greenpeace Ads Aimed at the Tech Industry

'My grandma clicks dirty'

Reggie Watts yodels, raps, hangs with woodland fauna, floats on a giant leaf and generally goofs around in a quartet of new videos from Greenpeace. The environmental group is sending a…

Google Thanks Every Teacher on Earth for Helping Kids Discover the Worlds Beyond

An unfulfilled dream becomes a lifelong passion

Google thanks "every teacher on Earth" for inspiring students to reach for the stars in this clip that uses space exploration and astronomy as its central theme. Space is a great…

The 10 Best Brand Channels on YouTube

Go Pro No. 1, followed by Six Pack Shortcuts

YouTube has anointed GoPro the No. 1 brand on the site with its inaugural monthly leaderboard. Google quietly released the top 10 YouTube brands this week, looking at the highest…

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