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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 Docs for mobile is new and improved

07/07/2011, Working while you are on-the-go has become the norm for many of us, and while notebooks and netbooks have become a staple in our everyday lives, the use of tablets and even smartphones to manipulate and modify work documents have started to become more...

Google Docs videos get new features

07/07/2011, From this week onwards, those who have always loved the ability to play videos within Google Docs will be pleased to know that more can be done with the existing infrastructure – that is, inserting your favorite videos into Google Sites. To put it...

Vlingo gets updated to 3.0 and gets a new user interface

07/07/2011, iOS users may not be familiar with Vlingo, which is an app that is Android’s version of voice control, which has since had some of its features taken by Google and integrated into the Android platform. It used to cost $10 but is now free. Android users...

Google+ Android app has NFC functionality

07/07/2011, Now as we all know, Google is a huge fan of NFC technology, having launched Google Wallet as well as making the Google Nexus S device NFC-enabled, so is it really a surprise that Google+ will support NFC too? Apparently not, as developer Ridzuan Ashim has...

Google Maps 5.7 for Android released

07/06/2011, If you are a longtime fan of Google Maps Navigation to help you get around, then you would be thrilled to hear that Google Maps 5.7 for Android is now available via an update, throwing in Transit Navigation (still in Beta) that will make sure GPS...

Apple overtakes RIM in US smartphone share

07/06/2011, The days of RIM dominating the smartphone industry is finally over. According to recently released findings by comScore, it looks like RIM has finally slipped from second to third place in the race. In the last quarter that ended in May, Apple’s...

Google now supports up to ten accounts for multiple sign-in

07/06/2011, While most of us are content with having only one Google account, there are people out there with multiple Google accounts – each one for a different purpose (to fake bid in auctions or score points for fake referrals?). Previously, users could only...

Google profiles go public by July 31st?

07/06/2011, It seems that Google will outlaw private Google profiles once the calendar goes beyond July 31st, according to Search Engine Land. The Internet search giant currently leave the door open for users to create and maintain profiles on its service without...

GG Picasa and Blogger, Google to rename them

07/05/2011, For those who have been using Picasa and Blogger all this while, it is time you kiss those familiar names goodbye. In a Mashable exclusive, they claim that Google will be retiring both names, but not the service. That ought to have you stop sweating for...

Training bike powered by Google Maps

07/05/2011, Who would have thought that Google Maps might actually be used on a stationary device – yes sir, we are talking about your regular exercise bicycle that sits at home, gathering dust long after you have made your New Year resolutions to lose weight....

Apple has yet to approve Google+ app

07/05/2011, Erica Joy, a support technician at Google, has recently been reported posting this message on Google’s new social networking website, Google+. It reads, ”For my iPhone using friends: the Google+ iPhone app has been submitted to the App store...

Pharmacy Spam Disguised As Google+ Invite

07/04/2011, Are you looking to get into Google+? If you are, you’re not alone as Google’s new social networking site has been quite the hot topic the past couple of days. Invites are hard to come by and you would need to know someone with an invite before...

Google forked out $585 million for Google+?

07/01/2011, Industry analysts love analyzing stuff – that’s what they’re paid to do anyways, right?  Bruce Upbin of Forbes whipped out his calculator recently, intending to discover just how much dough Google has put in to get Google+, their social...

Google improves search for BlackBerry 6.0 devices

07/01/2011, After what seemed like forever, Google has finally decided to improve the search functions on BlackBerry 6.0 devices after making them available for its Android and iOS counterparts a long time ago – despite BlackBerry 6 OS having a WebKit browser as...