Google OS X [MIA]

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Google Does OS X
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UPDATE: Google X has gone Missing in Action - Threadwatch members are speculating as to whether Apple's trigger happy lawyers have been giving G a hard time over it lol...

Following in the same vein as Google Maps, we now have Google with an OS X style dock.

Check it out at

From the Google Blog ...

"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, especially since my "real" job is working on Keyhole, where I'm having the time of my life taking our cool 3D mapping application and putting the power of Google behind it. It's fulfilling to have the opportunity to reach the audience we always dreamed of when we started Keyhole five years ago, and that by itself is absolute coolness.

And now there's Google X, which came about because I wanted a quick fun way to access all of Google's services. I gave it to a few friends in the company, who gave it to their friends, some posted it on their blogs, others sent it around on mailing lists, and it eventually made its way to Marissa Mayer, who liked it enough to say, when do you want to put it up on Labs? So after some spit and polish from some enthusiastic Googlers and the keen eye of the UI team, Google X is here. I hope all of you enjoy it - especially Mac users, who I'm sure will appreciate its lineage."


That link is not working now and

I couldn't find Google X listed at Google Labs either (or in a search on Google) :-).

First day problems?

I couldn't find it either. Se

I couldn't find it either. Seems it was announced prematurely :)


prolly threatened to sue them.


*added NFFC beat me to the punch.*

You're not missing much. Should I even ponder whether or not Apple's lawsuit happy lawyers had anything do with the dissapperance ;)

Who's Apple's Legal team

So who is Apple's legal team, and are they a publicly traded company? If they are I bet they have a nice increase in receivables this quarter. ;-)

Still have it mentioned on Google's blog

They haven't removed this (yet?) > Google blog

the cache of GoogleX

(in Google, of course) is still there, FWIW


they have this text, with a link to apple: "Roses are red. Violets are blue. OS X rocks. Homage to you."

Google X Pulled, Archived

Since Google just pulled their new Google X product, I'm posting a screenshot at full resolution, as well as the archived code:

A zip archive of the Google X homepage can be found here (~90kb). Here is the announcement from their blog, in case...

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