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Tag Archives : Search Engines

Google Nexus 7 customers facing trouble – Screen Separation and Dead Pixel Issues

Google Nexus 7 customers facing trouble – Screen Separation and Dead Pixel Issues

If you are among the hundreds of Google Nexus 7 pre-order customers are still waiting for their tablets to arrive on their doorsteps and think that you are unlucky, you are wrong as some of the consumers, lucky enough to receive a Nexus 7 were dumbfounded when they began using the tablet only to find a number of manufacturing defects. XdaDevelopers and other online forums have numerous reports that [...]
Yahoo Revamps its Search Engine

Yahoo Revamps its Search Engine

Yahoo! Yahoo has rolled out refreshed search engine favoring news and entertainment related searches for Yahoo U.S. domain.  When you visit search.yahoo.com and search for entertainment or news-related topics, you ll get to see a box with vertical text tabs for different options – Videos, Images and Twitter. Yahoo is indeed trying to keep up in the search engine competition.  ” These [...]
Google releases new version of  Gmail app for Android

Google releases new version of Gmail app for Android

Gmail app on Android 2.2 Google has updated the Gmail app for Android 2.2 Froyo, it now gets the ability to reveal more quoted text in the  email threads and introducing limited support for Priority Inbox. The Gmail app now has a “show quoted text” button,too view older parts of a conversation as needed.  Actions like reply, star, and archive now have a permanent place at the top of [...]
Google Instant Search in Chrome Labs

Google Instant Search in Chrome Labs

Instant Search in Google Chromium Chromium, the open source browser that Chrome is based on, now offers the Google Instant feature integrated into the browser.  This makes real-time searches pop up in your main browser window while typing in queries from the Omnibox. This may not mean that you will have this option added to your Chrome browser soon, most features that come to Chromium, usually find [...]
Android 2x is on more than half of all Android phones

Android 2x is on more than half of all Android phones

According to an online dashboard Google provides to developers, nearly 60 percent of all Google Android devices that recently accessed the Android Market are running Android Froyo  or Android  Eclair. It took nearly nine months since Android 2.0 was introduced, but more than half of those frequenting the Android Market have the most recent and polished versions of Google’s mobile platform. 55.5 [...]
Google Pays $75 in Gift checks to test new Blogger Features

Google Pays $75 in Gift checks to test new Blogger Features

Google is inviting users aged over 18 to participate in their 60 minutes research.  If you have an hour to spare and a machine running Windows, Google has a proposition for you. The company is conducting a usability study for Blogger and it’s offering to make up for the ‘inconvenience’ with $75 in American Express gift checks. Image via CrunchBase // // “We’re working hard to [...]
Pac-man on Google UK

Pac-man on Google UK

Image via Wikipedia Google UK (www.google.co.uk) pays homage to Pac-man, one of the most favored game of all times on its 30th anniversary with a fully playable version of Pac-man replacing the search engine’s logo that too all the 255 levels of the arcade classic have been recreated  along with the game’s distinctive sounds. Google’s  tribute to Pac-man does not stop here, Google has [...]
Google adds wiki-like features to Google Street View

Google adds wiki-like features to Google Street View

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Google has gone the Wikipedia way for its  Street View  by giving web users the ability to edit the locations of businesses that appear in its Street View service. It  will even allow users  to move the tags, many of which are badly positioned. Street View was made available in UK last year  is an add-on to Google Earth and  Google Maps   that allows [...]
Microsoft Takes on Google with Bing TV Ads

Microsoft Takes on Google with Bing TV Ads

Image by louisvolant via Flickr The internet search war has just taken its ugliest turn with Microsoft leaving no stone unturned to take on Google’s supreme dominance in the UK search market. The latest step in this showdown is Microsoft’s multi-million pound TV ad campaign to promote Bing. Known as the ‘Bing and Decide’ ad campaign, the three month TV ad campaign will not only showcase Bing’s [...]
Google retires 5 Gmail Labs features, adds 6 new ones

Google retires 5 Gmail Labs features, adds 6 new ones

Google’s Gmail playground – Gmail Labs has produced world class email features ever since it was introduced by Google 18 months ago. As has been the tradition earlier, Google picks the most popular features from Gmail Labs and integrates them into Gmail while retiring the experimental features which didn’t quiet perform up to the mark. Google has integrated the following 6 new features from Labs [...]
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