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Google Homepage Guitar, 6/9/2011

If you haven't seen it yet, today is Les Paul's birthday, and Google is honoring him with its first interactive homepage.  It consists of some guitar strings, that you can strum or pluck with your mouse/cursor.  You can even record a short piece, and it will give you a link that you can then share with your friends.

 

Very, very cool!!!

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Re: Google Homepage Guitar, 6/9/2011

It's actually not there first, they did one for an aniversery for Pac-Man and made there own level that you can go around.

But its still cool.

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