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Google is an Internet Search company with profits mainly derived from its AdWords advertising program. Google is also known for other high-profile web-related products such as Chrome, GMail, Google Docs or Google Map, and it has also made a very successful entry into the mobile handset market with its Android mobile operating system. The company was created in 1998 and went public in 2004. Google is one of the most visited site in the world.


Chrome browser delivers Retina Display support now

08/01/2012, The most recent version of Google’s Chrome browser will now play nice with Apple devices that carry a Retina Display, which is a good indicator of how well Google keeps its promises to the end user after making a commitment to support Retina Display...

See Google Street View in ASCII

07/31/2012, Google’s Street View is not exactly controversy-free, but that does not mean it is a bed of roses, either. For those of you who have a great love for ASCII art, then you might be interested to hear about this particular method of rendering Google...

France asks Google for Street View data

07/31/2012, According to France’s data-protection authority, they have requested for Internet search giant Google to pass data that were collected in secret from Internet users through their Street View mapping cars, which Google did mention recently that they...

Nexus Q delayed, but pre-orders get it for free

07/31/2012, You may remember the Google Nexus Q from our coverage of Google IO in San Francisco. It’s a multimedia device that connects to your home theater system and TV to deliver multimedia streams from an Android device. Well, Google has listened to the...

Google Maps now shows you NYC subway alerts

07/31/2012, If you’ve ever experienced the inconvenience of arriving at a subway platform only to find out that your train has been rerouted to another line or skipping stops – we’ve got some good news for you. Google announced today on its Lat Long Blog...

Android and Chrome to feature radial-style menus?

07/31/2012, It looks like Apple isn’t the only one looking into using radial menus on its mobile operating system. According to reports online, a recently revealed patent shows that Google is considering implementing radial-style menus to Chrome and Android in the...

Google Nexus 7 overclocked with custom kernel

07/30/2012, Asus is the manufacturer of the highly sought after Google Nexus 7 tablet, where it already comes with a rather zippy NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, although it must be noted that this particular version of the Tegra 3 comes with just a clock speed of 1.2GHz,...

Google Nexus 7 up for sale again

07/30/2012, Good news for those of you who wanted to order a Nexus 7 tablet for yourself and found out that it was out of stock on the Google Play Store. According to reports online, it looks like the tablet is back up for sale again. Previously only the 8GB version...

Hangouts on Gmail allows you to launch face-to-face-to-face chats

07/30/2012, How many of you out there actually make use of Gmails’s video chat feature in your browser window? I suppose there would be a fair number of users, although if you were to tout it as more than the number of users who perform video chats via Skype,...

Apple and Google fighting for Kodak’s patents?

07/27/2012, Another day, another patent dispute – at least that’s what the current state of the tech world is. It looks like there’s now another war over patents between Apple and Google. According to reports online, both Apple and Google have been...

Google now lets you search with your handwriting

07/26/2012, If you’ve got a mobile device and want a new way to search Google without using your on-screen keyboard, you’re in luck. Google today announced a new feature for its mobile website: Handwrite. In case you’re in a place where it’s...

3D City View and Tour Guide hits Google Earth iOS version

07/26/2012, If you happen to use Google Earth on an iOS-powered device (namely the iPad and the iPhone), then surely you would have noticed that the latest version of Google Earth for iOS will now be able to support the visual wonders of 3D imagery – that is,...