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Google X: Google With a Touch of Apple Flair

Google X: Google With a Touch of Apple Flair

by , 6:00 AM EST, March 16th, 2005

While Mac users are no doubt accustomed to searching Google directly from their Web browser's Toolbar, for those times when you absolutely have to load Google's homepage, do so in style with the new Google X.

"Today is an amazing day: A small idea - a fun late-night coding jaunt to help me learn Javascript & DHTML - has just launched on Google Labs. I never expected it to make it as far as it has when I wrote it a month ago, said Google engineer Chikai Ohazama, the man behind Google X. "And now there's Google X, which came about because I wanted a quick fun way to access all of Google's services."

Google X is virtually identical to regular Google, but features neat icons for Google's services that enlarge when you move your cursor over them. A creation from the Google Labs, Google X proclaims at the bottom, "Roses are red. Violets are blue. OS X rocks. Homage to you."

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