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Google Goggles released for iPhone

October 5th, 2010

Today, Google announced that its Goggles image search feature is immediately available in the App Store for Apple’s iPhone smartphone. The new feature, which will be bundled into the Google Mobile App, will support iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 devices running iOS 4 or higher. “Computer vision is a hard problem and Google Goggles is …

Google Maps for Android updated, walking navigation and new search bar included

September 9th, 2010

Today, Google announced that it would be updating its Google Maps application for the Android operating system to include voice-guided walking navigation and a new, improved search bar. As Google explains: Walking Navigation lets you use GPS navigation with walking directions that are more direct and use pedestrian pathways when we know about them. To …

Google announces 'Google Instant', predictive search results as you type

September 8th, 2010

Today, at Google’s search event, the Mountain View company announced a new search service titled Google Instant. Google details that over one billion users use the company’s search service each week. Those billions and billions of users, on average, take nine seconds to type a search query and an additional fifteen seconds selecting the appropriate returned result. Google is banking on …

Yahoo! News: Google Goggles to iPhone by year's end

August 23rd, 2010

Today, Google announced that they would bring their Goggles application to Apple’s iOS. Speaking at the Hot Chips conference at Stanford University, Goggles’ project lead David Petrou noted that the application would come to the iPhone before the end of 2010. Petrou also detailed the possibility of an open API for the image search application and potential …

Google Mobile app for iPhone gets push notifications

August 23rd, 2010

Today, Google announced that their Google Mobile App for Apple’s iPhone will be push notification compliant. Google Mobile will be able to push Google Calendar and Gmail notifications to your device and offers a handy quiet-time feature; for when you would prefer not to see or hear notifications. Google also boasts that the new code …

Google adds ability to search for mail and documents in Gmail

August 18th, 2010

Today, Google posted a quick note to let everyone know about a new “labs” search feature that is available to all Gmail users. The new feature will make the default Gmail search textbox query all your Gmail and Google Docs simultaneously. As Google describes, “Once you enable it from the Gmail Labs tab under Settings, the ‘Search Mail’ button in …

July search engine numbers out, Google down, Yahoo! up, Bing more of the same

August 17th, 2010

comScore has released their search engine numbers for July of 2010. The search market share numbers were gathered using a new methodology which only accounted for explicit searches (typing a search query in a text box) as opposed to including automated searches in the results (via hovered text for example). Analysts had predicted that removing automated searches would put …

Google redesigns image search page, ditches the text

July 20th, 2010

Today, Google announced enhancements to their Google Images search page that aim to be: more image-oriented, accurate, and efficient. The new look brings with it the following enhancements: Dense tiled layout designed to make it easy to look at lots of images at once. We want to get the app out of the way so you can …