Google Toolbar 5 for Firefox:
Thursday, September 25th, 2008
Back in December 2007, Google released the Google Toolbar version 5 for Internet Explorer. And Guess what? Now a version 5 is also available for Mozilla Firefox, with a bunch of new features and changes.
Unfortunately, this new release breaks some of the functionality that used to work with the older toolbar. And it seems like [...]
Google Search 2001:
Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008
In honor of Google’s tenth anniversary, Google brought back their search engine index of 2001. Below an old-school Google logo the input box invites you to search through â€œ1,326,920,000 web pagesâ€. A search for Barack Obama returns around only 773 results, for instance, with the top link leading to the old address as it was, [...]
Google Talk Help:
Sunday, September 21st, 2008
Google Talkabout blog recently announced that they have launched a new help forum for Google Talk as they are planning on closing the old Google Talk Group.
Itâ€™s very interesting to see that Google is finally moving away from using Google Groups for their own product support forums. Some of you might remember the Pomoc [...]
Saturday, September 20th, 2008
Google released a tool called Google Moderator which is a Google App Engine hosted program which accepts questions directed at certain persons, and then lets others vote on the quality of the question. Googleâ€™s Matt Cutts explains that this tool was actually called Dory internally within Google, and it is widely used by all Google [...]
Google Firefox Homepage:
Google Loves Firefox
Friday, September 19th, 2008
Take a look at what Google, the company that is behind the Google Chrome browser, (still) has to say hosts on their Google Firefox homepage at google.com/firefox (this message box currently changes on every reload):
Strange isn’t it? Because few days back they told the press that “chrome is the safest browser”!.
A New Feature by Google
Thursday, September 18th, 2008
Google added a new service to their Labs called Google In Quotes that lets you enter a keyword and then shows you what some politicians â€“ from Canada, India, UK and USA, like Gordon Brown or George W. Bush â€“ said on a particular topic. Quotes can also be presented side-by-side for comparison. In the [...]
Google Android Phone:
Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
T-Mobileâ€™s G1 phone was officially announced today and itâ€™s going to be the first mobile phone based on Google’s Android, which is a google powered mobile operating system.
T-Mobile has reported that the phone has a touch screen, a keyboard, and includes different Google apps, like Google Maps or Gmail, with data synchronization features to [...]
Google Book Search API:
Tuesday, September 16th, 2008
Google has recently started to offer a book search API which allows other websites to embed book previews, query for certain book information, or simply link to books at Book Search. In Googleâ€™s recent blog entry announcing this, Google mentions that they have already managed to partner with several online book stores who use their [...]
Sergey Brin Blog:
Monday, September 15th, 2008
Google co-founder Sergey Brin has recently started a blog called Too. The blog uses a simple light on black template and hosted in Google’s Blogger Platform. Sergey says in the opening note, â€œWelcome to my personal blog. While Google is a play on googol, too is a play on the much smaller number â€“ two. [...]
On your Right
Sunday, September 14th, 2008
If you want to put your Gmail labels and chat box to the right-hand side of your gmail window, you can now do so. Just go to Settings -> Labs, and opt-in to the two new experiments named â€œRight-side chatâ€ and â€œRight-side labelsâ€.