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Google enables site blocking for everyone

03/10/2011, Google previously introduced a Chrome extension that allowed users to block sites from showing up on Google’s search results. This feature allowed users to search much more efficiently, with results from useless sites not showing up at all, but it...

Google Instant Preview now on mobiles

03/09/2011, Google’s nifty “instant previews” feature that was introduced to desktop browsers in November last year has finally made its way to the small screen on our mobile phones. Android (2.2 and above) and iOS (4.0 and above) users will get to...

Chrome 10 is out of beta

03/08/2011, Google has announced that the speedy Chrome 10 is out of beta and can be downloaded now by all Chrome (and other) users. Looked at it when Google launched the Cr-48 Chrome OS laptop, but back then there were things that needed fixing – it should all...

Kik Messenger updated with group messaging and picture sharing

03/07/2011, Kik Messenger burst onto the scene about 5 months ago and since then it has garnered over 3 million users and is still growing every day. Despite RIM taking away some of their momentum with the recent lawsuit and removal from the BlackBerry App World, it...

Google Maps Navigation beta updated

03/07/2011, Google has just updated the beta version of Google Maps Navigation, bringing a welcome feature to the navigation app on Android phones. The latest version of Navigation now provides users with automatic routing based on real-time traffic conditions....

Google Music Sync working on rooted Android phones

03/07/2011, The folks over at XDA-developers have managed to get Google’s upcoming Music Sync service working on their rooted Android phones. After getting their hands on the Honeycomb music player and replacing the default player found on their phones,...

View unsecured network cameras from all over the world

03/07/2011, If you love watching security cam footage, you’re going love this. Someone has discovered a way to view video footage from unsecured cameras from all around the world. If you go into Google and enter inurl:”ViewerFrame?Mode=” -inurl –intitle...

Google intends to strengthen Android Market defenses

03/07/2011, Google’s Android Market was caught unawares recently with malware proliferating their Android Market, but it is good to know that the Internet search giant has already taken steps to remedy that situation. Now, they certainly aren’t going to...

Mozilla to go head to head with Chrome Web App Store

03/04/2011, It looks like Google’s Chrome Web App Store is going to face some competition from Mozilla. The creator of the famous Firefox browser has plans to release a web store of their own, where users can download apps that work on Firefox browsers on their...

Google’s self-driving car takes the public for a ride

03/04/2011, Google’s super high-tech, self driving car that was revealed last year, has finally been developed enough to give members of the public to experience. At the TED conference 2011 this week, the folks from Search Engine Land got to experience what it...

Google updates Chrome OS beta

03/03/2011, Google has recently updated their Chrome OS beta to hit R10 release 0.10.156.46, and of course, with each new software update, there will be changes made – mostly for the better, although some of the changes are so subtle you won’t even...

Google fixes broken Gmail

03/03/2011, Remember the email glitch that afflicted a percentage of Google users which we reported on? Well, the Internet search giant has already managed to fix broken Gmail accounts, restoring all the deleted e-mails and labels for affected users. Of course,...

Gmail issues resolved by Google

03/03/2011, According to an official announcement from Google, the issue where a number of Gmail users lost all their old emails has been resolved. The incident, which was reported this Monday and claimed to be fixed a few days later wasn’t completely fixed,...