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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 to shut down App Inventor

11/10/2011, Remember Google’s App Inventor that allowed anybody to create new Android apps with no programming skills (even though it wasn’t exactly a walk in the park)? Well, it looks like it’s going to down the same path that quite a number of...

Google wants Chrome OS on desktops; manufacturers disagree

11/10/2011, It looks like Google isn’t satisfied with only having its Chrome OS on netbooks aka Chromebooks. Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, recently shared in Taiwan to PC manufacturers about the benefits of having Chrome OS-powered desktops. However, it...

Google Translate iOS app updated

11/09/2011, If you’re a fan of the Google Translate app on your iOS device, you’ll be pleased to know that Google has launched a new update for it today. The update brings iOS 5 support to the app, the usual host of bug fixes and tweaks, and five new...

Google to stop support for Blackberry Gmail app come 22nd November

11/09/2011, Blackberry users, if you haven’t already downloaded the Gmail app for your Blackberry smartphone, we suggest that you do so as Google has announced that come 22nd of November, support for the Gmail app will be coming to an end. This means that downloads...

Google+ launches Pages and Direct Connect

11/07/2011, No man is an island – that much is true. How else do you explain the explosive growth chart of social networks? Google’s effort in the social networking scene is simply known as Google+, where it had so far been focused on connecting people...

Google develops job search engine for the US military

11/07/2011, Our men (and women) in uniform would definitely be proud to know that the military is one of the most advanced in the world – not to mention boasting some of the deadliest weapons in their armory, but in this time of economic crisis, you never quite...

Siri a Threat to Google Says Eric Schmidt, Siriously?

11/06/2011, In a recent appearance before a Senate subcommittee that investigates whether or not Google is abusing its dominant position on the web, Eric Schmidt has declared that he sees Apple’s voice-assistant named Siri as a “significant...

New Chrome Beta hits the market

11/04/2011, For those of you who have experienced Chrome on more than a single device, chances are you would have realized that the entire Chrome experience is different compared to when you are using it on your primary computer, as chances are you will be missing on...

Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread is now the dominant Android version

11/04/2011, We’ve seen the Android operating system go through a number of delicious iterations, and here are the official statistics concerning Android 2.3 Gingerbread – it is now officially the most dominant Android version in the market, eclipsing its...

Google+ Notifications now available for Google Chrome

11/03/2011, If you’re a heavy Google+ user, and Google Chrome is your browser of choice, you’re in luck. Google has just released an official Chrome extension that brings the social network right to your very browser. You know that little red...

Google Offers app hits the Android Market

11/03/2011, You know for a fact that the more often the email program on your smartphone “talks” to the server to see whether there is any mail in your inbox, the higher the amount of drain your battery experiences? Well, instead of going through your...

Gmail app for iOS devices now official (updated)

11/02/2011, A few days ago there was a rumor going on about Google releasing an official Gmail app for iOS devices. Well it turns out that the rumor was spot on because Google has just announced the launch of the aforementioned app. Available for free on all iOS...

Google Maps ready to charge

11/02/2011, Normally you would treat your larger customers better, but it seems as though Google is going to reverse that policy by charging the heavy users of Google Maps more in the future. Currently, the service is free, but it seems that from 1 January 2012...