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Google Docs Animation

Google Docs Animation

Three animators show off the power of Google Docs by creating a short animation using nothing but Google’s online office software and three days of their lives. View the slideshow itself here.

Google: Teach Parents Tech

Google: Teach Parents Tech

Need help helping your loved ones with their computer problems? Teach Parents Tech lets you email links for 12 instructional videos. We hope your relatives already know how to check email.

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Chrome Notebook Destruction

Chrome Notebook Destruction

Now that Google has revealed its Chrome notebook PC, what better way to prove the value of storing all your stuff “in the cloud”, but to destroy a few computers, and get back to work instantly.

Streetview Road Race

Streetview Road Race

While it’s not the speediest way to get around, you have to hand it to these guys who spent 5 days clicking their way across America using Google Streetview for their Demo Slam entry.

Google Chrome Notebook

Google Chrome Notebook

Aside from the curvy Nexus S, Google seems to be close to launching the cloud-based Chrome OS as well, along with a specially designed notebook. US residents can apply to be pilot testers here.

Google Earth Engine

Google Earth Engine

Google Earth plus Wayback Machine equals Earth Engine. The new technology stores historical and daily satellite imagery and data to allow scientists to observe planetary changes over time.

Google Goggles: Mt. Rushmore

Google Goggles: Mt. Rushmore

So how good is Google Goggles at recognizing locations? These guys decided to dress up as Mount Rushmore and see what the app did. The results are surprising. It’s all part of Google’s Demo Slam.

Radiohead: House of Cards Code

Radiohead: House of Cards Code

Ok, Radiohead’s video for House of Cards isn’t new, but did you know that you can manipulate the 3D plotting technologies they used to create it on Google code? Inspired, mindbending, cool stuff.

Sony Google TV

Sony Google TV

Sony’s first to market Google TV integrated HDTVs. LCD models range from 24-inch to 46-inch, all capable of watching tons of internet content, and running Android apps starting in early 2011.

Antarctica Street View

Antarctica Street View

We knew that Google Street View was a cool way to explore big cities and country backroads, but we had no idea they had POV shots of Antarctica. No cars. Just snow, rocks, and lots of penguins.

Google Chromium Aquarium

Google Chromium Aquarium

Built with JavaScript and WebGL, this 3D demo shows off what’s truly possible in a web browser. You’ll need a recent copy of Google’s Chromium. Hit “L” while the demo plays for a fun surprise.

Gmail Priority Inbox

Gmail Priority Inbox

If you struggle to keep your email box tidy, Google’s new tech might help. Gmail Priority Inbox uses fancy algorithms to automagically put your most important messages at the top of the list.

Google Chrome x Arcade Fire

Google Chrome x Arcade Fire

The Wilderness Downtown by Chris Milk uses Chrome to create an interactive and hyperactive music video for Arcade Fire’s “We Used To Wait”, and showcase the power of HTML5. Try it here.

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Call Phones from Gmail

Call Phones from Gmail

Google’s new plugin lets you call phones right from within Gmail’s chat window. Calls to the US & Canada are free for at least this year; check out Google’s blog for more info.

How Google Lost its Mojo

How Google Lost its Mojo

Taiwan’s NMA World Edition has been rockin’ the interwebs with their brilliant animated recreations of news events. This time, Sergey and Larry take the wraps off their plans for global domination.

Voice Actions For Android

Voice Actions For Android

Google’s Voice Actions app for Android 2.2 phones gives voice commands a major boost. It lets users create text messages, write notes, play music, search for websites and more, all via voice.

Google Maps x Song Lyrics

Google Maps x Song Lyrics

The BuzzFeed editors used Google Maps’ Get Directions feature to insert song lyrics with geographical references. We’ve also got a shot of the Journey mash-up that started the meme.

Google Alarm

Google Alarm

If you had any doubts that Google was watching your every move, just install this Firefox plug-in which fires off an annoying airhorn alarm every time data is sent to Google as you browse the web.

Video: Virtual Love

Video: Virtual Love

This clever one-take video from hip hop artist Legrand and students at Temple University Tokyo features Windows XP, OS X Snow Leopard, Ableton Live, Twitter, Second-Life, Skype and more.

YouTube Mobile

YouTube Mobile

Featuring a vastly-improved touchscreen user interface, YouTube’s new mobile website looks awesome on iPhones, Evos, Droids, and any mobile web browser with full HTML5 support.

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Google Voice Goes Public

Google Voice Goes Public

The big G has finally launched their phone app to anyone in the U.S. who wants it. Google Voice gives you a free roaming phone number, voicemail, text messages and cheap global calls.

Ads by Google

Ads by Google

A monster has kidnapped the princess and threatens to destroy the galaxy. The hero can still save the day, if only he can cross the vast chasm that separates them. But wait – there’s still hope!

Google Maps Historypin

Google Maps Historypin

This clever website mashes up Google Maps street view locations with old photographs taken at precisely the same spot years ago. So far, they’ve got over 2000 pics, and you can submit your own.

SEOLOL

SEOLOL

Get a glimpse into some of the strangest, dumbest, and downright funniest search queries, all from real people, through the magic of search engine sample data. Our favorite: “Get Rid of Friendly Ghost.”

Google TV + Logitech

Google TV + Logitech

This just-announced software and hardware combo will lets you search content from the web, cable, satellite or media library from your TV and control it all with an Android phone or Harmony remote.

Time-Lapse Google Logo

Time-Lapse Google Logo

Watching this time-lapse video of London’s Google employees creating their company’s logo out of 884 photos makes us wonder how long it would take to do this in black and white for ourselves.

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