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The Year in Review 2010: The Highlights Reel

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2010. What a year to end a decade. From political uncertainty in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, the leaking of important US documents – from Afghanistan to diplomatic cables – and even a possible upheaval of our classification system to finally allow a R18+ rating in Australia, bringing it in line with other western nations. We got more information about the new National Broadband Network, while we […]

Google releases 2010 top search results – ChatRoulette, iPad, Bieber top “Fastest Rising”

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It’s nearing the end of the very first decade of the new millennium, and of course the year. And this is typically the time where the search engines release the top yearly trends that its visitors typed into their search boxes, collated in a pretty web page for us to examine the year that was. And of course, Google starts the list. It should be noted that Google doesn’t rank […]

Google adds the Vuvuzela sound to YouTube videos.

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World Cup fever. It’s everywhere. No seriously. Go down the street, a stroll in the park, the shopping mall, ANYWHERE, and you will find some form of World Wup support. Now Google has boarded the train by adding a little soccer ball on every YouTube video (well not every, only the ones that use Google’s new YouTube scrubber) that audio-overlays the vuvuzela sound heard during World Cup broadcasts. While annoying […]