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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.


Google Earth 6.2 gets smooth tiles, social sharing

01/26/2012, Google Earth is a huge database of satellite photos and 3d polygonal models, and if you have used it before, you may have noticed that each tile (section of satellite/aerial photo) may have different colors/tones. That is due to the fact that satellite...

Gmail logo designed night before launch

01/26/2012, Are you one of those who leave things to the last minute because you do not have the inspiration to complete a certain task, and with the deadline looming on the horizon, only do you then get up and churn out a winner? For folks who can only work under...

Google+ lowers minimum age to 13 years old

01/26/2012, Google intends to increase their subscriber base by lowering the age where one is able to join Google+, the search engine giant’s own social networking service. ACcording to Google’s Vice President, Product Management, Bradley Horowitz, this...

Motorola video pokes fun at Siri

01/25/2012, If you’re interested in seeing a showdown between Siri on the iPhone 4S vs. Google Voice Actions, Motorola has cooked up a video to show you the two services pitted against each other. Needless to say, Voice Actions on the DROID RAZR beats Siri on...

Google+ to support alternate names

01/24/2012, In order to get an account on Google+, users were previously required to use their real names on their profiles. Of course, a number of people weren’t happy about the decision, especially those who wanted to create anonymous accounts or use nicknames...

White House gets own Google+ page

01/20/2012, The White House is a symbol of power, and is the official residence of the most powerful man in the world. Well, it seems that keeping in touch with a nation of 300 million or so people is important, so what better way to reach out to them than through...

Google Maps is game for some fun

01/18/2012, Who would have thought that Google Maps, one of the more popular Google apps offered across numerous handhelds, tablets and desktops that help people look for their destination, would eventually cross the line to that of a video game? Google+ Games will...

Google+ Creative Kit is a meme text generator

01/17/2012, Are you sick and tired of all the Internet memes to date? I guess not, as sites like I Can Has Cheezburger and 9gag will continue to rely on user generated content to keep the masses happy, as real life tends to provide plenty of material for one to cry,...

Survey: 39% of US smartphone buyers gravitate towards Android

01/16/2012, The march of the smartphone is inevitable – eventually, featurephones will most probably occupy just a minority in the total market share, but at this moment in time, they still are the de facto mobile communication device of choice for developing...

Google Sesame: an alternative way to login

01/16/2012, While our phones are great for accessing Google services, nothing beats the experience of doing it on a desktop computer especially when you have to edit documents or spreadsheets in Google Docs. But what if you’re not at home and only have access...

Google provides Android app design guidelines

01/12/2012, If there’s one thing that iOS and Windows Phone stands head above Android in, it would be the design of the apps. While apps on the former platforms have a uniform look, on Android it’s a completely different story. Every app has its own look...

Google Street View now has more university campuses

01/11/2012, It’s the start of the new year so some of you might be starting a new semester in a new school somewhere in the world. And just like every location you visit for the first time, you’re probably unfamiliar with where everything is. But thanks...

Google now searches Your World

01/10/2012, Google certainly is pushing its Google+ social network a lot these days, mostly through the use of its own search engine. Previously it was the ability to see in your search results +1′s from people in your contact list or circles, and now Google...

Google Translate iOS app makes jump to the iPad

01/05/2012, The Google Translate app on the iOS platform was previously restricted just to iPhone and iPod touch owners, as the iPad community were left out in the cold. Good news then (who says that Christmas is the only day in the year where good news can be...