The chaps at Google are always working on interesting ways for improving their search results. Their latest announcement is about nutritional information which will start showing up for searches such as “How many calories are in an avocado?” or “How much protein is in a banana?” This is an expansion on the work Google has [...]
Google is currently testing their latest upgrade to Google maps. For now it is by invitation only, but here is an overview of what users can expect in the near future. A new search box A new, and smarter search box provides not only the ability to do the traditional search, but clicking the empty [...]
Google announced today that Gmail will be getting a new inbox to help make it easier to organize and manage emails. They also posted a video on YouTube which explains the new inbox and what users can expect. The new Gmail inbox will roll out over the next few weeks.
When Google first came onto the scene, it’s mission statement boiled down to something like “We want to organize the World’s information.” But it looks like their goals have slightly shifted–they recently announced that they’ll be pilot testing a shopping service which promises to deliver your orders the very same day the order is placed. [...]
Google, as part of their spring cleaning, is discontinuing several services. One of the services on the chopping block is causing particular angst among its users–Google Reader. Google Reader is an RSS feed reader which allows users to aggregate news stories an articles in one location, making it easier for consumption. As is the M.O. [...]
Slowly but surely Marissa Mayer’s (the CEO of Yahoo!) changes are starting to show up on the public-facing side of Yahoo!. First came the Yahoo! Mail interface redesign, and now comes a new home page. Today, Mayers posted a blog entry introducing the new Yahoo! home page. She referred to the origins of the portal [...]