Category Archives: Google

Chrome, the Game Changer

A PC World analysis claims that the Chrome OS netbook will be a “radical departure from techniques of recent years.” If you were around the computer industry 10 or 15 years ago, you may recall Larry Ellison’s infatuation with the … Continue reading

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Google OS and Google Cloud Printing

Google is proposing a paradigm shift in the everyday task of how we print. Chrome OS and other web-connected platforms will use the same mechanism for accessing information from any web device, only in reverse: Using the one component all … Continue reading

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iPad vs. Laptop

Wall Street Journal takes an in depth look at the iPad, its features and its shortcomings: Laptop Killer? Pretty Close In my view, this first generation of iPads will not be killing too many laptops. It may be as easy … Continue reading

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What’s the Best URL Shortener?

This is the question asked by Mouse in the House. Facebook’s shortener (fb.me) is abysmally slow, taking more than twice the time of any other service to resolve, connect, process and perform the transfer. On the up-time side, it was … Continue reading

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YouTube Makes a Profit

And might have been making a profit for a while. Technorati Tags: YouTube, Google

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Google Acquires DocVerse

Google advanced its Microsoft-crushing world domination agenda today by acquiring DocVerse, a web service that allows teams to create, share, and simultaneously group-edit Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word documents. “We’ve always believed the Web is the best platform for creating … Continue reading

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Google Goggles Translates Text

Google demonstrated a prototype text translation application called Google Goggles at the Mobile World Congress. To use it, you take a picture of some text with your Android phone, the picture is sent to a server where it is OCR’ed … Continue reading

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Mashable: How Google Buzz Changed the Game

Mashable explains Google Buzz Has Completely Changed the Game: Here’s How: It’s becoming increasingly clear that Google didn’t launch a small addition to Gmail — no, it has dropped a nuclear bomb whose fallout will permanently alter the social media … Continue reading

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