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Google displays a preview of every page in the search results

Google is showing a sort of a preview next to the search results on every page. All these days we needed to use a 3rd party browser add-on to achieve the same functionality, which in effect displayed a thumbnail preview […]

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Google TV website launched

Google today launched a new website that provides more information about Google TV and its apps and all of the other features of Google TV.

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WebP, a new image format from Google

As a new initiative from Google to make the web faster, they have introduced many tools like Page Speed etc. Now to make the web appearance look stylish, they have come up with the new image format for the web […]

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Google’s Privacy Policy to change wef October 3, 2010

Possibly as a reaction to the criticism that Google has been facing recently, Google has announced updates to its Privacy Policy, starting 3rd October 2010. The Privacy Policy applies to all of the products, services and websites offered by Google […]

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Gmail Chat adds bigger Video Chat Window and Higher Resolution

Gmail video chat has rolled out new enhancements such as higher resolution to video chat in Gmail and bigger video chat window. Now the feature is currently on labs section, where you need to enable the video chat enhancement labs […]

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Yahoo’s Instant LiveSearch came long before Google’s Instant Search

Yahoo had, back in 2005, built its Instant Search called LiveSearch! But Yahoo did not ship LiveSearch on yahoo.com or as a part of Yahoo’s search engine.  Instead is was launched in 2006 on AllTheWeb.com, a smaller, lower-traffic search engine […]

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Google Launches Family Safety Center

Google today, launched its new Family Safety Center; a one-stop shop about staying safe online. Google has included advice from leading child safety organizations around the world, tips and ideas from parents here at Google, as well as information on […]

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Google unveils Google Instant

Google today unveiled Google Instant. Google Instant is a new search enhancement that shows results as you type. The most obvious change is that you get to the right content much faster than before because you don’t have to finish […]

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And now Google UK home page loses some color!

So you saw the animated Google logo yesterday, and now see what the Google UK home page displays! The Google UK home page displays a white mono-colored Google logo.

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Google displays animated logo on home page

Have you seen Google’s home page today? The Google logo is animated and comprises of several multi-colored dots which come together finally to read ‘Google’!

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Google Wave to reappear as … Wave in a Box!

Google Wave was a personal communication & collaboration tool which however did not really take off as expected, and finally failed. While there were die-hard fans who even started a Save Wave movement, Google ultimately decided to discontinue it.

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Gmail unveils new Priority Inbox feature

GMail has introduced a new Priority Inbox feature! This new Priority Inbox feature in Gmail automatically sorts out emails according to the importance. Google has been introducing a few enhancements to the Gmail user interface.

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Google launches Realtime Search

Today Google announced significant enhancements to Google Search, giving real-time information its own home and more powerful tools to help you find what you need.  Google Realtime Search lets you see up-to-the-second social updates, news articles and blog posts about […]

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Gmail increases the ‘Undo Send’ time to 30 Seconds

Google’s Gmail has a beautiful Labs feature which is must use for every one of us. Many a times, we are worried, when we accidentally end up send a mail without the attachment. In such cases we wish we could […]

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Google testing new feature: Get Live Search Results As You Type

Looks like Google has been slowly testing out a feature to few people. One of the users who experienced this  has posted a video on this new search feature where, when you type the search query in the search box, […]

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Yahoo! Search … Now Powered by Bing!

Last month Yahoo Search had shared that they had begun limited testing of displaying organic search listings from Microsoft on Yahoo! Search result pages. This week they began transitioning the back-end technology for Yahoo! Search in the U.S. and Canada […]

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Age of Empires: Back, and online

Intel Pentium 4 was the fastest processor. Apple only made computers. Microsoft was developing service packs for Windows XP. Google was just a search engine. And we spent hours in playing Age of Empires multi-player in our college labs… UPDATE: […]

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The power of Google: Oracle punished briefly by removal from Search index

Yesterday Oracle announced in an exceptionally brief and direct press release that it had filed a lawsuit against Google.  The statement issued by Oracle spokesperson Karen Tillman simply said: “In developing Android, Google knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s Java-related […]

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Demo Video: The $35 Tablet PC, Sakshat, from India

The $35 Tablet PC, Sakshat, from India was received with skepticism in most circles. However, this Tablet PC was reviewed by Gadget Guru on NDTV, a few days back. UPDATE: The Sakshat Tablet will launch by June 2011. end.

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YouTube re-designs its Video End Screen

Google’s own product YouTube have been working on many new things in the past few months. They had rolled out dynamic playlist bar & increased the video length time to 15 mins. Now they have redesigned the End screen of […]

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Silent Updates Coming to Mozilla Firefox

Recently Mozilla launched the Beta of the upcoming Firefox 4 within a few weeks we saw the second build release for the same. Now with the next new version they  are planning to add a new feature for updates in […]

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Google Adds Web History To Mobile Version

For mobile users, Google has added a link called “Google web history” at the bottom of your search homepage. For all the iPhone and Android users, you can use this mobile web history to find out most recent searches, search […]

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Why did Google Wave fail?

Google has dumped the Google Wave service  a real time collaboration tool which had the ability to drag-and-drop files from the desktop, character-by-character live typing and much more. It was a innovative project from Google and got much hype in […]

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Ultra-thin Dell Inspiron M101z laptop launched in the US

Dell has launched its ultra-thin Inspiron M101z laptop  in 4 colors in the US. The Dell  Inspiron  M101z is perfect for at home or on the go with the performance of a laptop and the portability of a netbook.