Category Archives: Google developments

Android 4.4 KitKat released: What’s new?Techie News

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Send page by email for Chrome description

Send page by email for Chrome is an extension designed to enable you to send a webpage by email using the context menu. The extension will create a shortcut (page,link,image,text) using the default mailto function. You can also choose to send the email by … Continue reading

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The Best Tool to Sync Outlook and Google Contacts

Google offers a free Outlook plugin called Apps Sync to help keep your Outlook Contacts and Google Contacts in sync with each other but probably for business reasons, they have made this utility available only for premier Google Apps customers.

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Google will ignore your Wi-Fi router … if you rename it

Google has offered to ignore Wi-Fi hotspots that have been renamed with a trailing "_nomap" to let the snoops know what you don't want them to know. Google logs the location of Wi-Fi routers to aid its location pinpointing services. … Continue reading

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How to Set Up a Google+ Page

   Google has now made it possible for anyone to create Google+ Pages, any brand, artist, sports team and so on. The process is rather simple, perhaps the hardest part is starting it, but if you're having trouble, here's an overview … Continue reading

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The Next Generation Google TV Is Here and it’s got Apps!

That was fast. Just as the first devices claiming that Google TV 2.0 was coming, Google announced that the next generation is here. Well, now it's actually here, the updated Google TV will start rolling out next week to existing … Continue reading

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Google Is Testing a New Tablet-Optimized Google Search

Google is working on tablet-specific Google Search. It has tested tweaked designs for tablets in the past, now it's back with another one that seems to mold pretty well to touch interfaces, but also integrates some of the future design … Continue reading

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Google to Start Charging for Excess Use of the Maps API

The Google Maps API, perhaps the API 'that started it all' is not going to be free anymore for developers that pass a certain usage threshold. Small time developers and websites should not be affected, but those running a more … Continue reading

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Turn your Google+ profile into a blog with Plusses

Google+’s interface is pretty cool, especially when it comes to sharing photos, but if you want your Google+ profile to look more like a blog, Plusses is exactly what you’re looking for.

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Google’s latest Chrome release brings redesigned ‘New Tab’ homepage

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