Writing on the Google Wave blog yesterday, Lars Rasmussen from the Wave team spoke of its scheduled death, confirming that Wave.google.com "will be available at least through the end of the year," and that "there will be ways to export your waves before the end of the year." Those 28,000-odd fans of the "Save Google…
There's a lot of under-the-hood changes to Wave to make it faster, more stable and more extendable with new APIs, among other improvements, but the big news for most people is that now anybody can use it with their standard Google (or Google Apps) account—it's just going to live in Google Labs for the time being. [Wave
I cannot, I will not use the pun Google wants me to use. But this video kept my attention for the whole two-and-a-half minutes, which is no mean feat in this easily distractable time we bananas are surprisingly filling!
In this guide we suggest gifts for a variety of bad bosses, from the ones who try too hard to the ones who make you work too hard. Not that I, as a Gizmodo intern, would know anything about that. But for those of you who do hate your bosses, here are the best gifts to give them.
A Google Wave started by the Seattle Times is being used to track information about the search for a man suspected of killing four police officers. It's the first Google-supported manhunt and finally a decent use for Wave. Update 6.
Engadget got a few screenshots of what may be the user interface for all Google web applications, from Gmail to Google's search itself. As you can see in these images, they may adopt Google Wave's look.
I'm trying to like Google Wave, but at the end of the day, I can't. I don't really give a damn about it. Recreating movie scenes is cute, but hardly the life-changing paradigm they predicted. RPGs, on the other side...
The following information on Google Wave may not be 100% "real" or "accurate," but you'll agree that it makes a lot of sense and that it's probably what Google has planned. I mean, maybe. In any case, it's shocking.
The WSJ is making the call—email isn't as important as social networks. It's an interesting conclusion, derived from the fact that both growth and absolute numbers are on the side of social networking this year. That's kind of weird.
So I get that Google Wave is an attempt to re-invent a modernized version of email. But its mashup of email, documents, and social networking is kinda hard to get your head around. For me at least, this video helped: