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Google launches WoW-meets-reality Ingress game in closed beta (Video)

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Google just launched a World of Warcraft-like alternate reality game in closed beta that is currently invite-only. “The concept is something like World of Warcraft, where everyone in the world is playing the same game,” explained Google Vice President of Product Management John Hanke to AllThingsD. Hanke heads Google’s Niantic...
Google launches WoW-meets-reality Ingress game in closed beta (Video)

Google's new Field Trip app puts an Android-powered tour guide in every pocket [video]

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Say hello to Google’s (GOOG) latest exploration app, Field Trip. Field Trip works by running in the background on Android smartphones (iOS version is coming soon), and just like a local tour guide, it can provide detailed information about a specific location without user intervention. The app will pop...
Google's new Field Trip app puts an Android-powered tour guide in every pocket [video]

Always on, location aware: Google's Field Trip app is a pocket tour guide for Android

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While Google’s long had a penchant for travel, the company’s purchase of Zagat might get its first showings today as Google releases an app called Field Trip. From the New York Times report, the app will be constantly running in the background, triangulating position via cell phone towers, to provide...
Always on, location aware: Google's Field Trip app is a pocket tour guide for Android

Field Trip for Android gets updated with over 80 countries, auto-translation

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Niantic Labs' Field Trip is a location-discovery app that runs in the background during your aimless wanderings, piping up when you stumble across something notable. Unfortunately, for software designed to help you travel, it'd only made the one journey itself -- to the UK, and no further. Fortunately, the...
Field Trip for Android gets updated with over 80 countries, auto-translation

10 Best Android apps this week

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Field Trip, Zeebox, Awareness HD for Etymotic, Sky Motion, Puss in Boots and moreThe flow of notable new Android apps quietened down a bit on the Google Play store this week, which is why this post has dropped down to a list of 10 rather than 20 - see the note...
10 Best Android apps this week
WordPress.com Launches Education Vertical For Students And Teachers

Google augments reality with Field Trip app for iOS [video]

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Google has a lot of information at its disposal, and it’s using it to great effect in its Field Trip app. The app debuted on Android devices last fall, but it just arrived on iOS last week. Using notifications and an optional Bluetooth connection, Field Trip turns your phone into...
Google augments reality with Field Trip app for iOS [video]
Facebook Updates Newsfeed With Inspiration from Mobile Devices, Rolling Out Over Several Weeks

YouTube to star Call of Duty: Black Ops II gameplay in real-time

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YouTube is all about live streaming lately, and now the video-sharing platform has announced COD (ahem—slang for “Call of Duty”) players can soon stream their gameplay when Activation launches the latest title for its popular franchise next week. The partnership essentially allows gamers to watch exploits in real-time multiplayer Call...
YouTube to star Call of Duty: Black Ops II gameplay in real-time

THE END OF SMARTPHONES: Google Is Working On A 'Smart Watch' Of Its Own (GOOG, AAPL)

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Google is actively exploring the idea of making its own smart watch, a source briefed on the plans tells Business Insider. Specifically, it is looking at ways it might be able to market this device. This makes sense for a few reasons. For starters, Google recently secured a patent for a smart watch...
THE END OF SMARTPHONES: Google Is Working On A 'Smart Watch' Of Its Own (GOOG, AAPL)

Field trip for black students sparks controversy at Ann Arbor elementary school http://www.annarbor.com/news/black-student-only-field-trip-sparks-controversy-at-ann-arbor-elementary-school/

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Field trip for black students sparks controversy at Ann Arbor elementary school http://www.annarbor.com/news/black-student-only-field-trip-sparks-controversy-at-ann-arbor-elementary-school/
Rumor Roundup: iPad Mini Funding Favors, a Field Trip to Phish, and an Art.sy By Any Other Name
Can A Startup Live Inside Google? Niantic Labs, Creators Of Field Trip And "Ingress" Try

Google readies Google Shopper app for holidays with 3.0 update: refreshed home screen, new Sales page, and more

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Google launched version 3.0 of Google Shopper for Android and iOS today. The update comes just in time for the holiday season, as Google noted on the Google Commerce blog this afternoon that users of the refreshed app could now “easily browse for gift ideas, research products, and locate...
Google readies Google Shopper app for holidays with 3.0 update: refreshed home screen, new Sales page, and more

Barcelona Activa: Could governments get entrepreneurship?

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Some people think governments should stay away from the entrepreneurial world. Yet, some of the most interesting programs we have seen recently, such as Start-Up Chile, are promoted by local authorities. However, this program is very recent compared to another initiative called Barcelona Activa. If you have traveled to Barcelona...
Barcelona Activa: Could governments get entrepreneurship?

Google Field Trip to Chipotle: 2 new, 3 updated iOS apps to check out

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After a brief break from the weekly app roundups, some of you expressed sadness that you couldn't get your weekend app fix. Worry not, as we're back this week with five iOS apps that struck our fancy. Two are brand new to the App Store and three received updates—some...
Google Field Trip to Chipotle: 2 new, 3 updated iOS apps to check out

Google Brings Field Trip Local Exploration App to iOS

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Field Trip, the location-based local info and trivia app from Google’s experimental Niantic Labs division, crossed over to iOS today. The app isn’t a blockbuster hit — it’s been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times in the past 30 days – but the Android version got a good review from our Bonnie...
Google Brings Field Trip Local Exploration App to iOS

Briefly: Samsung updates NFC TecTiles, Field Trip museum tickets

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Samsung has released an updated version of its NFC tagging stickers that will work with the Galaxy S4. TecTiles 2 can be assigned individual on-device functions, like automatically updating Facebook and Twitter with a predefined status or muting all sounds, that are triggered when scanned by an NFC-enabled Samsung smartphone...
Briefly: Samsung updates NFC TecTiles, Field Trip museum tickets

Believe it or not, Google Tries to Trademark English Words like Hangouts, Wildfire & Field Trip

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In March we reported that US Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Laporte has ordered Apple and Amazon to convene on March 21 with their respective legal teams to settle the former's trademark infringement suit against the latter over its use of the term "app store." If not, the trial will begin in...
Believe it or not, Google Tries to Trademark English Words like Hangouts, Wildfire & Field Trip

Google's Niantic Labs Will Soon Launch An eBook Spin-Off Of Its Ingress AR Game

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This is a bit of an odd story: according to paidContent – and as first reported by to PublishersLunch – Google’s Niantic Labs, the somewhat mysterious division of Google that is home to Field Trip, the Niantic Project and Ingress, will soon start co-publishing a series of eBooks based on...
Google's Niantic Labs Will Soon Launch An eBook Spin-Off Of Its Ingress AR Game
Google's location-based Field Trip serendipitous discovery app comes to iOS

Google's John Hanke details Niantic Labs, new Field Trip app, and ubiquitous computing

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Mercury News recently sat down with Google Vice President of Product Management John Hanke to discuss Google’s Niantic Labs, and the resulting interview gave an interesting sneak peak into how Google is actively exploring ubiquitous computing. Google acquired Keyhole in 2004. As CEO of the mapping startup, Hanke joined the folks in...
Google's John Hanke details Niantic Labs, new Field Trip app, and ubiquitous computing
Crash Debuts An Online And Mobile Guide To Local Tourist Attractions

15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Users Experiencing Fan Issues Related to SanDisk SSDs?

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Earlier this week, Geek.com highlighted a growing a number of complaints from owners of Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro regarding overactive fans. The issue has been noted in our forums and is the subject of a lengthy thread in Apple's discussion forums. From one report:My first instance of runaway fans...
15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Users Experiencing Fan Issues Related to SanDisk SSDs?

Google launches Field Trip app for Android

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Google's Field Trip provides walking tours for Android devices. [Read more]...
Google launches Field Trip app for Android

A New Google App Gives You Local Information - Before You Ask for It

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A new Google app, Field Trip, sends historical trivia, architectural facts and restaurant reviews to mobile phones, based on the user's location. It is a way for Google to get its services and ads in front of mobile users, and also a step toward a world in which computers and...
A New Google App Gives You Local Information - Before You Ask for It
The Niantic Project is Google's most bizarre idea yet

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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Triptease, Ridiculous Fishing, MessageMe, Intuit Pay, The Great Brain Experiment, Field Trip, Look and Find Elmo, The Croods and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.The selection covers apps released for the first time in the last seven...
30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

Google curates points of interest with Field Trip for iPhone

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The Field Trip app has been available for Android users for some time, but today the location discovery app has officially launched for iPhone. [Read more]...
Google curates points of interest with Field Trip for iPhone
Google Now Updated With Passbook-Style Boarding Passes, Improved Local Discovery And Song Identification
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