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Google’s Doodle Pays Tribute To John Lennon On His Birthday

Published by pratyushkp on October 10th, 2010 - in Social, Technology

Google’s latest Interactive doodle is a tribute to John Lennon on his 70th Birthday.

Popular search engine Google has paid its tribute to musician John Lennon in the only way it knows by dedicating a doodle in memory on his 70th Birthday.

The Doodle initially shows a hill with Lennon’s animated face peering over and once clicked the Doodle opens to a 32-second animated video, which features a wispy seeds of a dandelion blowing away to morph into a black and white animation trees, leaves, and butterflies merging in to one another and in the end the word “Google.” is formed with Lennon’s signature glasses forming the double o’s in the word. The tune of the video is set to the iconic song “Imagine,”

Born in Liverpool on October 9 1940, Lennon was a member of the famed Beatles band that featured Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. He was also successful after the band split, churning out hits after hits. But, he was tragically shot dead by Mark David Chapman outside his New York apartment on December 8 1980, in front of his wife Yoko Ono.

Tags: Beatle, , George Harrison, , , , john lennon, johnlennon, Mark David Chapman, Paul McCartney, ringostarr, The Beatles

Google Instant Unveiled In India

Published by pratyushkp on October 8th, 2010 - in Social, Technology

Google’s latest innovation “Instant” has now reached Indian shores.

Google has not wasted any second to bring its “Instant” to Indian users. The latest innovation of Google “Instant” claims that it can save two to five seconds of a user’s time. The service displays search results continuously as the user keys in the search parameters along with auto-complete predictions, and scroll-to-search functionality.

Google already offers a feature that suggested popular search queries as a user typed a word in the search box, but the new feature actually delivers a complete page of search results as a search term is being typed. In addition to this Google has extended Instant to Google Books, videos, blogs and updates, and has launched keyboard shortcuts to navigate through the search results.

Google Returns To Stone Age

Published by pratyushkp on October 1st, 2010 - in Social, Technology

Google celebrates 5O years of The Flintstones, a popular cartoon show worldwide.

Google goes “Yabba-Dabba-Doo!” with its latest doodle. Flintstones have joined hands with Google to display a doodle on its homepage to celebrate 50 years of its production.

The Flintstones is a popular cartoons show worldwide. The show which made its debut on ABC Sept. 30, 1960, featured Fred and Wilma Flintstone, as well as Barney and Betty Rubble was set in the fictional town of Bedrock, where they shared their screen time with various dinosaurs, saber-toothed tigers, woolly mammoths and many other creatures — several of which served as appliances.

The cartoon show series chronicled popular culture and spotlighted icons of the day.Fred Flintstone was voiced by Alan Reed, Wilma and Pebbles by Jean Vander Pyl, Betty Rubble by Bea Benaderet for the first four years and then by Gerry Johnson, and Bamm Bamm by Don Messick. Barney Rubble and Dino the Dinosaur were voiced by Mel Blanc.

Here’s  Wishing Flintstones “A Happy Birthday”. Have a Yabba-Dabba-Doo! Time

Tags: Barney Rubble, Bea Benaderet, Betty Rubble, flinstone, Flintstones, Fred Flintstone, freddy flinstone, , , Jean Vander Pyl, Seth MacFarlane, Wilma Flintstone
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