Google wants you to use Chrome. To get you to use it, the company has turned its browser into a game. In fact, the game in question actually requires you to install both the mobile and desktop versions of Google's Chrome browser. Pretty clever, huh?
Dubbed Google Chrome's World Wide Maze, the game involves opening the same tab on both your phone on your desktop and then using your phone as the controller for a little ball that appears on your screen. You tilt your phone to make the ball roll around your favorite sites.
Engadget reports that the game will work with both the iPhone and Android devices, though you need to be running Android 4.0 or iOS 5.0 or higher for it to work. Check out the video for yourself below, or head on over to Chrome.com/maze and give it a whirl.
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Tomshardware was difficult to navigate with the phone/tablet tilt controls. There seems to be a half-second, if not longer, delay between tilting and the browser responding. Wonder if it's due to the web link or whether the Android devices are being taxed quite hard rending the map while you play? Perhaps something with faster internet/a top-end android device could let us know how it works for them?
Good point...I'll tell them to go out side and play with some sticks in the mud. Either that or just use M$...since they don't comply with judicial orders or worry about profits...