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That's Joystiq, as seen through a new Google Chrome "Experiment." The game World Wide Maze turns the website (or Google search result) of your choice into a three-dimensional maze, full of jumps, elevators, and desirable blue spheres to pick up.

It's sort of a 3D Marble Madness – or, if you prefer, a Super Monkey Ball with somewhat less. If you have Chrome on your phone, you can connect it to your computer and play the game using your phone's tilt sensor, adding to the Monkey Ball-ness.

Source/World Wide Maze

Interesting concept.
    
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post #2 of 10
Sad I can't even try this because Motorola decided my Photon 4G is not worthy of an OS upgrade so I'm stuck with Gingerbread... which the Chrome App does not support.

Tried it with Firefox, it loads, but it doesn't give you the input controls.
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I remember over 10 years ago there was a talk about 3D internet. They even showed a demo of it, but it's been quiet since then.
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Heh I am at home sick and this made me more nauseous. Seems like a fun idea just not for me today.
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Never going back to google chrome smile.gif
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Wow, I am completely amazed. Forget turning internet into a 3D model. That's just a gimmick. What I'm impressed by was their seamless use of our cellphones as a controller for our PCs via the our web browser. Absolutely outstanding.
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I couldn't even get it to work with Overclock.net
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I am so lost @_@
 
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This might be the one time I wish I owned a smart phone with some kind of data plan.....

But alas; I do not.
    
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Originally Posted by Atomfix View Post

I couldn't even get it to work with Overclock.net
It loads non-preselected websites really slow.

As a proof of concept, it's absolutely amazing.
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