This could be a massive change to the world if they get it right (or wrong). Google are also looking at this – “same day delivery drones” – basically, quad copters that can deliver a 5lb package up to 10 miles from a distribution centre. The delivery option page on your favourite eCommerce websites could look like this.. [ ]… Read more →
A few months ago, Google rolled out a service to the UK called Google play Music where you can upload, then use up to 20,000 songs to their cloud – free of charge. Once uploaded, you can access the tunes from wherever, whenever (pending an internet connection). You can download them to your device (phone, mp3 player, computer, etc.) or stream them… Read more →
Did you know, that every second, 500 hours of YouTube video are watched? I didn’t this morning, but I do now, thanks to the time I’ve spent today with a some Google employees. I don’t think they were aware that I’m such a Google fan boy. Maybe by the time they said “OK, Who’s heard of Project Loon” and I… Read more →
So Google have released a new version of their native, out the box keyboard for their nexus devices. The sentence above was written on my nexus phone using it, this sentence is written using my nexus tablet using it. And this sentence (and from this point forward) is being typed using a good ol’ mechanical keyboard. (ahh, that’s better). The… Read more →
Someone gave me the heads up on this today : Google Business Photos. In a nutshell, it allows a business to bring Google mapping inside their business premise, as Zweifel & Co. of Germany have done with the wine business here; View Larger Map The now 5 year old yet still very impressive Google Street View technology has a new string… Read more →
Although not due for public release until 2014, the first few ‘Explorer’ and ‘Reviewer Units’ are now out in the wild. The latest google buzz has begun – and somehow, I think this one will fare better than Google Buzz. I’ll go further than that, and say it’s potentially one of the most important consumer products of all time. Read on… Read more →
Quick test blog using the wordpress android app on my new phone (Google nexus s) . This was a test photo I took in the shop. Stunning phone so far. Superbly designed. Only slight gripe is that its has a weak wifi reception. Looks like a known problem and done on purpose to extend the battery life apparently. Can still… Read more →
Well – after the unmitigated pain in the harris that google caused by ceasing to support FTP, my hitherto unyielding loyalty has been re aligned and I’ve plumped for a wordpress solution to run dragondrop.org. Very early, yet hopefully in the right direction tentative step, as this, the first official post using wordpress instead of blogger.