Photos: Google airport lounge takes off

Photos: Google airport lounge takes off

Summary: We go behind the scenes of Google's latest venture - a free Internet area in London's Heathrow Airport where travellers can get to grips with some of the company's applications

TOPICS: Tech Industry

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  • Google Space is a trial project that offers passengers free acess to applications such as Google Earth, Google Mail and Picasa.

  • Google claims the project will allow passengers to turn their dead time into highly useful time by using its applications — such as Google Maps and Google Local — to prepare for their trip.

Topic: Tech Industry

Andrew Donoghue

About Andrew Donoghue

"If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism."

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Andrew Donoghue is a freelance technology and business journalist with over ten years on leading titles such as Computing, SC Magazine, BusinessGreen and

Specialising in sustainable IT and technology in the developing world, he has reported and volunteered on African aid projects, as well as working with charitable organisations such as the UN Foundation and Computer Aid.

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  • Ohh very hip
  • so, google rekons the average traveller wastes 9 hours a year waiting for airoplanes?

    Perhaps they need to be stationed near the charter holiday jet travellers who generally have kids (who could probably use some time out playing on a PC) Google could even charge for printing out the pretty 'pictures' that the kids have lovingly drawn in MS Paint - could be a big moneyspinner?

    I think I feel a business plan coming along . . .