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What the Hell Is Google Fiber, Anyway?
A quick primer on the service everyone's talking about
"...actually made it to today without hearing the phrase "Google Fiber," congratulations: You are likely the only one...."

April 8, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Through the Google Glass
Take the computer for your face on a test drive
"...Google shows off its little wearable computer to the public..."

Dec. 13, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Google Fiber Rolls Out in South Austin
Sign-ups begin in South, Southeast Austin today
"...unveiling its Downtown “Fiber Space” and payment plan options, Google Fiber representatives said they’re officially rolling out the sign-up..."

Dec. 1, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Time to Google Mark Strama
Retiring rep heads to Google Fiber, will not run for mayor
"...not running again. Now we know where he's going. Google Fiber...."

June 26, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Google Making 'Important Announcement' Next Week
Internet is frothing with rumors, including Google Fiber
"...than to speculate wildly about tech rumors. But when Google sends out a media invitation to "a very important..."

April 5, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

It's Official: Google Fiber Is Coming to Austin
Austin will be second city in nation to host ultrafast network
"...national tech blogs, local outlets citing "unnamed sources," and Google themselves appearing to jump the gun, Tuesday's announcement that..."

April 12, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Housing Authority Gets Free Google Fiber
City, Google aim to bridge digital divide
"...In partnership with Google Fiber, the city is offering 4,300 public housing residents..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Google Fiber's Hiring Projections?
"...Editor, I read with great interest the story concerning Google Fiber and their Austin presence [“Point Austin,” News, April..."

April 11, 2013 Postmarks

Google Metro
Google can now help you plan your bus trip.
"...a bit easier. Capital Metro has teamed up with Google to roll out a handy dandy public-transit trip planner..."

March 9, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Dell, Google, and an Untold Story Hit SXSW
More additions to South by Southwest Interactive
"...array of information vast. Joined by the director of Google Ideas, Jared Cohen, Schmidt will discuss their co-authored book,..."

Feb. 20, 2014 SXSW Post by Neha Aziz

Council: Google Fiber, Music, Monuments, and More
CMs take on high speed Internet, but don't expect a quick meeting
"...First things first – who'll be getting free Google Fiber services next year? The super-speedy fiber network is..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Google Mail Feels Your Morning-After Shame
Google Mail Goggles aim to curb drunk-emailing scourge
"...Apparently the smarty-pants engineers at Google are as human as the rest of us –..."

Oct. 7, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

It's True, Google It
"...that the majority of women are pro-life (it's true, Google it). Please drop the propaganda BS about the pro-life..."

Dec. 28, 2017 Postmarks

Food Issue Extra Helpings: My Relationship as a Google Doc
Foodie favorites find an OCD home
"...bless his heart, he finally accumulated them into a Google Doc affectionately known as The List...."

Feb. 10, 2014 Chronolog Post by Monica Riese

Before Google, There Was Ellie Rucker
Consumer columnist was Austin's own finder of facts

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature

Connecting a Whole Community
Austin and Google Fiber move to bridge the digital divide
"...as such. So in April 2013, when Internet giant Google announced plans to lay down fiber-optic cable in Austin..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Internship
Once Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson joined forces to crash weddings; in their new comedy, the duo crashes Google as older-than-average interns.
"...If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “Yeah, I use Google – as a search engine, a map, a translator,..."

June 7, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Closing the Digital Divide
Low-income housing gets cheap Google Fiber
"...state leaders announced last Thursday afternoon. In partnership with Google Fiber, the city is offering 4,300 public housing residents..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

It's Official
Google Fiber is coming to Austin
"...national tech blogs, local outlets citing "unnamed sources," and Google themselves appearing to jump the gun, today's announcement that..."

April 9, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

In Space
Google bombs
"...Want a giggle? Google "weapons of mass destruction." But be sure to click..."

April 23, 2004 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

I'm Your Friend! Air Hug!
The tubes come alive with the sounds of allies
"...Oh Google, how often do I gaze upon your lovely Doodles..."

Nov. 4, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from East Riverside
"...While it would be ludicrous to accuse the Google car of trying to take upskirt photos, this one..."

July 5, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

Creative Control
This whip-smart comedy received Special Jury Recognition at SXSW 2015
"...working on a new marketing campaign for Augmenta (think Google Glass meets Oculus Rift), and endlessly pops pills emblazoned..."

March 11, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Unfriended
Social media strikes back in this grisly teen horror
"...time, amidst the Facebook, Skype, IMs, YouTube, Chatroulette, and Google Chat confabs among a group of teens and an..."

April 24, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Adult Beginners
After failing in enterprise, a man returns to his childhood home
"...of his money and then some into a gaudy Google Glass knockoff that collapses before it even hits the..."

April 24, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Film Flam
‘No No’ nabs distribution, Google Glass gets the boot, & more film news
"...Acid ballers, banned Google Glasses, and technical snafus are in today's edition of..."

June 12, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Blue Is the Warmest Color
This three-hour-long French film has been much hyped for its graphic sexual content, but it's the less explicit stuff that makes it worth a watch.
"...took the Palme d’Or prize at Cannes in May. Google the backstory, if you’ve got a few hours to..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Let's Take a Survey Together
Help create a resource guide for Austin's trans* community
"...Ever wish there were a cheat sheet to finding..."

Oct. 29, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

News Ticker: April 9
All the news that's fit to blog
"...the glory, Dan Patrick refuses to give up, and Google makes some sort of announcement. Fiber is on the..."

April 9, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Last Up Too Early: Bring It, Bitches!
Your chance to fashion critique the LuvDoc
"...random people unfortunate enough to be captured by the Google Streetview car, I am throwing in the towel...."

Aug. 1, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

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