Tag Archive | "Google"

Introducing The Google +1 Button… Like?

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

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Well, here comes Google’s first real shot at Facebook, introducing the +1 button, essentially, Google’s own “like” button and a step into social that will start appearing for people who have joined the experiment in Google Labs. The +1 button will hit search results from this week, allowing people to “+1″ search results, leaving a [...]

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Google Zeitgeist 2010: The Year In Search

Sunday, December 12, 2010

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For anyone interested in search, you’ve got to check out the Google Zeitgeist data showcasing the biggest things in search through 2010. This year, they’ve taken the Google Zeitgeist to a whole new level, with a great video and interactive data visualization to complement the insights search data that spans across everything from general search, to sports, [...]

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Google New: Everything New From Google

Friday, September 24, 2010

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Google Freak? If so, you won’t need to use this new site from Google, you’ll already be deep in Google Labs trying out the latest and greatest… But, chances are you don’t dig through the archives every day and you probably don’t subscribe to each products news feed either. So, Google New gives you the [...]

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Gmail Priority Inbox Video

Monday, September 13, 2010

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12-18 months ago Google would release a new product or service and tell us about it on their official blog, if we were lucky. Fast track a year and they now release a hype video for almost everything they do (a growing industry trend), and it’s working wonders for them from a marketing perspective. Each of the [...]

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Video: Introducing Google Instant Search

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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You’ve probably heard about the new Google Instant Search, so here is the introduction video to help you understand exactly what instant search is, how it works and why it’s so great. And I’ll tell you what, instant it is! Loving it so far. Instant search may very well change the SEO game from a [...]

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Apple Gets Special Google Street View

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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I thought everyone might like this! We were testing a street view app this afternoon and stumbled upon this interesting little “update” to Google Street View. Even though there is a lot of talk about how Google made some pretty heavy comments about Apple in their latest keynote presentation at Google I/O, and every second person is talking [...]

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Google Pac-Man Anniversary Logo Game

Saturday, May 22, 2010

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This might just be the best Google Logo yet! Created to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Pac-Man, Google has launched a Pac-Man style logo game and it will be available for the next 48 hours at Google.com. The game lets you insert a virtual coin (or two if you want to play multi-player) and then you [...]

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The Making of the Google Chrome Speed Tests

Thursday, May 6, 2010

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Just how fast is Google Chrome? In Sunspider benchmark tests it scored.. blah, blah, blah. Whatever. Benchmarking test scores used to measure browser performance don’t mean anything to anyone except for the most hardcore browser geeks, so Google came up with another way to show the speed of the latest beta version of Chrome; racing it [...]

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YouTube’s New Layout: It’s All Wrong?

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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If you’ve been watching YouTube videos over the last few days, you’ll have noticed they’ve radically changed the interface to what seems a seriously backwards step in both usability and experience. Shiva Rajaraman (a Google Product Manager) commented: “We really felt like we needed to step back and remove the clutter…” Remove the clutter they [...]

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Google’s Empire Visualisation – Is It Evil?

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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This video is getting some hype since airing on Australia’s ABC1 last week. So I thought I’d post and clear up a few issues with the numbers and facts they are using! Firstly, it seems some of the numbers, like the 450,000 servers are years old (that was quoted back in 2006!) and the 1 [...]

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Ninja’s Unboxing the Google Nexus One

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Google has taken unboxing (the process of documenting a products removal from its packaging) to the next level with the latest promotion for its “superphone” the Nexus One: “NINJA’S UNBOXING”. It’s pretty self explanatory/awesome. Check it out!

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Google’s Happy New Year Easter Egg!

Saturday, January 2, 2010

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If you’d like to experience a little new year treat from Google, just keep the search box blank and hit the “I’m feeling lucky” button to get a personal fireworks display from Google! So it again gives me the chance to wish everyone a Happy New Year, see you Monday with 2010 digital buzz posts!

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Google Goggles: Search The World You See

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

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Just over a year ago Google released an app for iPhone that did away with needing a keyboard for searching by using speech recognition. Now Google has come out with an amazing implementation of image recognition and augmented reality technology for their own Android platform that uses the camera, compass and GPS on compatible smartphones [...]

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Google Chrome OS: What is all the hype?

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

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So there is a tonne of hype around Google’s new Chrome Operating System. If you’ve been reading any of the tech blogs you’ll notice there are lots of lovers but just as many haters, which is a little different to the usual response to Google products! In the mix of all this, Google released this [...]

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Google Maps Streetview GPS Navigation Demo

Sunday, November 8, 2009

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If you’ve been considering the new Droid phone, then this is going to be your new inbuilt GPS app! Google Maps streetview GPS is in beta and should ship with the new Droid phone on the opensource Android 2.0 platform. The video above is a demonstration from the Google product team running the navigation project [...]

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