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Native Google Voice Apps Come back to the App Store
Monday, September 20, 2010 11:26 AM
One of the first big controversial App store decisions Apple made that began this whole Google vs. Apple ordeal began with the removal of the native Google Voice Applications. One day Apple decided that the Google Voice application duplicated the iPhone's functions and they removed all of them. Well now native Google Voice applications are back, after Apple... Read More...
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Google Instant - Results as you type
Thursday, September 09, 2010 12:19 PM
Google released an interesting feature this morning called Google Instant. It's an enhancement to the Google search engine. It allows you to see search results as you type saving you time. According to Google people take on average 300 milliseconds between key strokes and only 30 milliseconds to glance at another part of a page. Giving you the ability to... Read More...
How to get Google to index a web page instantly
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 2:24 PM
There comes a time in every bloggers life that you write something that is time sensitive. You want people to know about a concert or an event that his happening soon. The only problem is you have no idea how long it's going to take for Google to make it's rounds and index your urgent message to the world. There is a very simple way to make sure that... Read More...
Apple's Response to Google TV – The New Apple TV Rumors
Wednesday, June 02, 2010 1:57 PM
A lot of people have been wondering what the new Apple TV will be like after seeing Google unveil their new Google TV product. According to Engadget Apple has been working on the new Apple TV long before the unveiling of Google TV. The new Apple TV is going in a new direction and has some surprises under it's black turtle neck. According to sources the new... Read More...
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Google TV – Overview and Predictions
Friday, May 21, 2010 11:46 AM
Everyone has been talking about Google TV, a new product that Google announced at the end of Google I/O. The product is simple a set-top box that runs android OS on your TV. You can search for shows and watch web content on your TV. It's a full featured web browser with flash support that you can view in high definition and full surround sound. Let me first... Read More...
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Phonebooth an Alternative and Google Voice Contender
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 5:08 PM
For all you anti-google people out there that feel the sting of not being able to take advantage of some of Google's applications like Google Voice checkout Phonebooth. They have some of the same features and each of them have a leg up on the other. Phonebooth is much like google voice in that you get a free phone number that you can forwarded to all your... Read More...
Google Wave Extension Library Now Active
Friday, March 12, 2010 3:35 PM
Google Wave is great for a lot of things but being able to an extension to your Wave makes the wave just that much more useful. Wave extension are elements that can be embeded and added to a wave that can add things like maps, video conferencing, iframes, and much more. It is by far one of the most powerful features of Google Wave Before now in order to add an... Read More...
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Google Maps Now Helps you Plan your Bike Route
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 1:51 PM
This has got to one of the most requested features of Google Maps, a full functioning bike layer for the popular Google Maps online map program. The Layer allows you to get directions to and from locations using bike friendly roads and bike trails. You can turn on the bike layer under the more menu and explore your local area for bike friendly streets and bike... Read More...
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Google Buzz Criticized for Exposing your Contacts to the Public
Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:09 PM
Google Buzz as I wrote earlier is the new social network built into Gmail. Google has recently been criticized for exposing the people you follow as well as the people who follow you. This however does not expose their email address and even after both parties follow each other the email address is still kept private. The only time you actually see the email... Read More...
Google Buzz – New feature added to Gmail and Mobile phones
Tuesday, February 09, 2010 2:58 PM
Google Buzz is new product by Google that adds some social networking like features to Gmail. Google Buzz is kind of like FriendsFeed or like a Facebook status update that you can post right from gmail or from your mobile phone. It allows you to post text, videos, pictures, links, and geo-tagged updates. Google Buzz integrates with gmail and mobile phones and... Read More...
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Google Voice Comes to iPhone and Other Smart Phones VIA HTML5 Enabled Browser
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 12:11 PM
Google has solved the problem they were having getting Google Voice on the iPhone. As some of you out there might remember Apple had rejected Google iPhone application a while ago. Apple then followed up by pulling other third party Google Voice apps from the app store. Apple claimed the apps were redundant to the iPhone features. Google said from the beginning... Read More...
Google Indexes Shared Voicemails on Google Voice
Monday, October 19, 2009 12:34 PM
I was reading an article on engadget about the fact that Google is indexing voicemails that where recorded on Google Voice. You can find some of them if you copy paste this into a search site:https://www.google.com/voice/fm/ . When you do you come up with three pages of voicemails that have been indexed with the ability to click on them and listen to the audio... Read More...
Apple Acquires Placebase a Google Maps Competitor
Thursday, October 01, 2009 1:50 PM
So it seems that the rift between Apple and Google is become more and more apparent as Apple acquired a Map making company back in July that has been a Google Maps competitor from the start. It seems that Apple is trying to free themselves of your Google dependence. The iPhone and iPhoto both rely on Google Maps. Google even helped develop the Maps application... Read More...
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Google Voice Widget for Mac – send SMS and make calls from your Google number
Sunday, August 16, 2009 1:32 PM
Want an easy way to send SMS messages or call people from your Google Voice number? Well Andreas Amann created a widget that does just that. The widget allows you to login to your Google Voice account and send SMS messages to anyone in your address book or your Google address book. Likewise you can also place calls from your Google number and have them connected... Read More...
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Why are Apple and AT&T Afraid of Google Voice
Monday, August 10, 2009 2:28 PM
Porting your Number to Google Voice! Is porting your number to Google Voice what AT&T and Apple are worried about? I wrote a post recently discussing Apple rejecting and removing Google Voice applications from the App Store. Are they afraid that people are going to use Google Voice to place outgoing calls instead of their service? Is AT&T afraid people... Read More...
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