Google often operates in strange and inexplicable ways. Perhaps its strangest behavior exists in its dealings with two rival smartphone platforms, iOS and BlackBerry.
A few weeks later, right around the time of the re-release, Google also announced that it was discontinuing support of its Gmail for BlackBerry app. Its reasons for both are strange.
As with all holidays, Google is celebrating Halloween with a new fun doodle on the home page. However, today’s doodle is not a static image, but instead a time lapse video of several people carving six giant pumpkins.
In addition, we changed our logo and updated our site’s colors for Halloween.
Remember the web over 13 years ago?
Although Google was officially incorporated on September 4, 1998, Google recognizes its official birthday as September 27. The company is celebrating by continuing its tradition of Google Doodles.
Do you want to have easy links to all your Google services everywhere you go on the web? Want to see all your notifications and be able to share content to Google+ regardless of where you are on the web?
The Google navigation bar (or Google+ bar) shows up on every page when browsing the …
Are you using Google Chrome? What do you think of the current new tab page? Chrome’s new tab page shows thumbnails of the user’s most visited pages as well as installed web apps.
When I started Google Chrome this morning, I noticed something very different about the new tab page.
It features 3 different sections: …
Do you use Gmail? One feature it is missing that competitors and most email clients all have is the email preview pane. The preview pane lets users see the content of an email message while still being able to see their inbox at the same time. This lets users quickly scroll through to the next …
Remember the CO.CC free subdomain service that we mentioned last year? CO.CC is not only free, but also shares a resemblance to some ccTLDs like co.uk. As a result, it is commonly abused by spammers to create fraudulent and/or malicious sites.
A few days ago, it appears Google has had enough. Doing a site search for co.cc returns absolutely no results, not even the main website. Google has removed the domain and all subdomains from its search results.