Google Translate for iOS boasts speech recognition
February 9, 2011 – 03:16 | Comments Off on Google Translate for iOS boasts speech recognition
Google Translate for iOS boasts speech recognition

Google Translate has been available to iOS users for a couple of years now, but Google has now released a dedicated app that works in much the same way as the desktop version of the …

Find product details and save money with Google Shopper
February 4, 2011 – 11:46 | Comments Off on Find product details and save money with Google Shopper
Find product details and save money with Google Shopper

If you’re looking to save money or want to check out reviews of a product before making a purchase, Google Shopper may just be the app you’ve been looking for. Previously available for the Android …

Google Chrome Dev hits version 10
December 17, 2010 – 14:34 | Comments Off on Google Chrome Dev hits version 10
Google Chrome Dev hits version 10

Both pre-release versions of Google Chrome – Beta and Dev – have jumped version numbers, with Google Chrome Dev now standing at version 10. However, despite this landmark release, there’s practically no fanfare on the …

Google Chrome 8 goes stable
December 3, 2010 – 08:08 | Comments Off on Google Chrome 8 goes stable
Google Chrome 8 goes stable

Google Chrome has reached version 8 with its latest stable release, and features vastly improved performance alongside a smattering of new features and a whole host of bug fixes.
One of the biggest improvements is in …

15 fabulous tips and tools for Google Mail users
November 21, 2010 – 09:30 | Comments Off on 15 fabulous tips and tools for Google Mail users
15 fabulous tips and tools for Google Mail users

Webmail can liberate your email from your PC, and one of the best webmail packages out there is Google Mail, enabling you to tie in all your existing mail accounts in a single web-based interface …

Official Google Voice app launched for iPhone
November 17, 2010 – 01:12 | Comments Off on Official Google Voice app launched for iPhone
Official Google Voice app launched for iPhone

Google Voice has proved to be an incredibly popular service in the US, with tens of thousands of users turning to the site to make free online phone calls and text messages as well as …

Chrome Dev 9 released
November 3, 2010 – 16:25 | Comments Off on Chrome Dev 9 released
Chrome Dev 9 released

The development version of Google’s Chrome web browser has just jumped another version number – this time to 9 (or, to be more precise, version 9.0.570.0). Despite the rapid jump through version numbers, though, the …

Take Chrome to the next level with ChromePlus
October 13, 2010 – 11:35 | Comments Off on Take Chrome to the next level with ChromePlus
Take Chrome to the next level with ChromePlus

The beauty of open-source software like Google’s Chromium (on which its web-browser Chrome is based) is that there’s always someone willing to take the source code and take it in a new direction, or at …

Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7
October 11, 2010 – 23:11 | Comments Off on Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7
Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7

After months of build-up, Microsoft has finally unveiled the first Windows Phone 7 devices that are due to launch in the very near future. The company is hoping that the latest foray into the smartphone …

Gmail's threaded conversation view to become optional
September 29, 2010 – 19:21 | Comments Off on Gmail's threaded conversation view to become optional
Gmail's threaded conversation view to become optional

Google’s Gmail service – or Google Mail, depending on where you are in the world – revolutionised webmail when it launched, and very quickly gathered a huge following. However, if there is one feature that …

Google SketchUp 8 integrates with Google Maps/Earth
September 2, 2010 – 16:43 | Comments Off on Google SketchUp 8 integrates with Google Maps/Earth
Google SketchUp 8 integrates with Google Maps/Earth

Google have released SketchUp 8, the latest version of their easy-to-use 3D modelling tool.
New features include geo-location integration with Google Maps, improved and more accurate terrain, and integration with Google Building Maker, a simple tool …