Posted by Prashant on April 24, 2012 in Google

Post image for Google Finally Launched Google Drive Today Google officially launched Google Drive – a place where you can create, share, collaborate, and keep all of your stuff. You can upload and access all of your files, including videos, photos, Google Docs, PDFs and beyond. You can also share your files directly into Google+ and can embed those in your emails. How to Access Google Drive? Go to Google Drive and login with your Google account. First time you go there you will be asked to Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on April 23, 2012 in GMail,Google,Interestingness

Post image for Use Gmail Meter to Send Monthly Report card of your Gmail Account How many email you received last month, how many email you sent last 2 weeks, what time did you receive most of the email, who send most emails to you, to whom you send most of the emails, how many words due to usually type in an email, which is the top thread, how was you daily, weekly and monthly email traffic, what is your usual response time to an email etc. Answers to all these questions and many more and that too in a graphical format are pRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on April 1, 2012 in Facebook,Google

Google has its own social network Google Plus, but still it has a strong presence on Facebook and has Facebook Pages for almost all the Google Products. Not only this all the Facebook Pages are still active and have a big fan following. With an initial strong start, Google + is still struggling to be anywhere near Facebook in terms of users and engagement. If you are a Google Fan who is quite active on Facebook then here are the Facebook Pages foRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on March 30, 2012 in Google

Post image for Real Time Traffic Data included in Google Maps New update in Google Maps now shows real time traffic data for a particular route. Currently available in major metropolitan cities, whenever you get direction from a source to target destination, you will be shown time taken in current traffic also . For e.g. as per the below screenshot if you plan to go to Willis Tower Skydeck , Chicago from NavyPier Chicago it would have taken 9 minutes on E Grand Ave but due to traffic at the time of search, Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on March 28, 2012 in GMail,Google

Post image for Google Introduces Account Activity for insight into Google Products Google today introduced a new tool which will send your account activity report every month with a password protected link. Google services that you have signed up for will be included in that report. It is another measure launched by Search Engine Giant which will provide more insight to users who can then monitor their account activity. Users can see how many emails they sent, which browser they use often, which place they log into Gmail accounRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on March 21, 2012 in Google

Post image for Google Docs Spell Checker now uses Web as dictionary Google Docs Spell Checker will now use Web to check the spelling mistakes and provide suggestions. Earlier like other spell checker programs, Google’s spell checker used to utilize the dictionary for suggesting spellings and checking the mistakes. But with this new update today, now Google Bot will give suggestions based on what it learnt on the web. There are many words which are not yet in dictionary but are widely used on the web for e.gRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on March 10, 2012 in Browsers,Google

If you have logged into Gmail on Chrome in the recent past you might have noticed a message on the top of gmail screen asking  if you would like to allow Gmail to open all email. Hit “Use Gmail” and next time you click any app which automatically opens up the email program , it will be directed to gmail new mail compose screen. Chrome users get this message in Gmail but if you are a Firefox or IE user, you have to manually update thRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on March 6, 2012 in Google

Google Recent Google has made a new addition to its Google Mobile home page and users  will start seeing a new Recent icon. This Recent icon will show the places that you have searched for in the recent past. If at home or in office you searched for a place using your computer or tablet and then later you are on the move & forgot the exact address you searched for. Now when you go to Google Home page on your Android or iPhone you will get to see the addreRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on November 13, 2011 in Google

recommend Now Google’s +1 button has become more powerful and will soon start appearing on display ads. Google’s +1 button was introduced few months ago which allowed users to recommend online content to their friends. After launching Google+, +1 button was extended to other Google products and soon you will see it at the bottom of Display ads. Few days ago, I noticed the +1 button at the bottom screen of a YouTube Ad and now I can see it more Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on November 4, 2011 in GMail,Google

gmail Like every other Google Product , Gmail is also undergoing changes to blend with Google+. Google has introduced few new changes to its free email service which ehances the look and ease of usage of the product. Currently this new look and new features are available for users to try but soon old look of Gmail will be gone and everyone will be switched to this new look automatically. 1. Email Threads with Profile images In the email chains, now youRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on October 3, 2011 in Google

helicopter view Google Maps are now enabled with helicopter view which allows you to view the route in an interactive 3d animation that can be paused and replayed too. Although only a select few might actually travel using a helicopter but helicopter view gives a nice aerial view of the area you will be passing through. User can choose any mode of transport and then choose to view the 3D animation of the route. If you like a particular area in your travelling roRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on September 19, 2011 in Google

Google has finally launched first version of Google wallet app to Sprint. Google Wallet is an app which makes your phone your wallet which can be used with Citi, MasterCard, Sprint and First Data. Using Google Wallet you can pay and save using your phone and near field communication. Citi MasterCard Credit card and Google Prepaid Card are currently integrated with Google Wallet which allows you to pay with any of these services which can be laterRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on September 16, 2011 in Google

Next time you search on Google for a particular iOS or Android app, you will be able to get the review of the app right inside your search results page. Google has added rich snippets for app stores for iOS, Android and CNET. Google’s Product Manger ‘Alejandro Goyen’ shared on Webmaster blog that “Rich snippets help users determine more quickly if a particular web page has the information they’re interested in.”Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on September 16, 2011 in Google,How To

Google has +snippets for Google maps which allows users to share their maps with their circles on Google Plus. Many people use Google maps to plan their trip from one place to another and few days ago Google allowed user to share their maps with others by getting a link to map and sending it to their friends. Now Google has extended maps to integrate with Google Plus and using +snippets now whenever you are done searching of your map, just click Read More...

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