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Google Maps now warns you if your destination is closed, lives contextual search

Say you’re in a faraway place on holiday, and you’ll be there for less than a week. You have your first couple of days already packed with activities, and on the remaining day you decide to go to this famous restaurant that is said to blow the minds of even…

Turn on Undo Send on your Gmail now!

Emails are one of those things you double- and triple-check before you hit the ‘Send’ button. However careful you are though, the nature and definition of ‘accident’ dictates that every once in a blue moon, you will inadvertently send that cake recipe to your employer instead of your cousin, or…

Gmail’s Basic HTML Warning

If you use this URL to open Gmail’s basic HTML interface, you’ll probably see this message: “Do you really want to use HTML Gmail? You’re about to use a version of Gmail designed for slower connections and legacy browsers. To get all of Gmail’s features, including inbox categories, images, and…

Google’s Project Loon proposes internet distributed by high flying balloons (video)

No, we’re not joking. Google is seriously proposing hot air ballon-powered internet access, and has already launched a pilot project in New Zealand with 50 testers trying to connect via a helium-filled, solar powered balloon. One of the Google[X] moonshot projects, there are a couple of videos embedded after the…

Want To Find Your Phone? Just Google It

I lose my phone in more stupid places than I can possibly count. I seriously considered installing a landline so that I can call my phone the three times per day it goes missing. But Google just made something even better. Type three magic words into search, and you’ll find…

Google Alert – Monitor the Web for interesting new content

Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your queries. It actually help you to monitoring the web for interesting new content that you request. The tools a actually available for long time but may forgotten by most of us. Because of…

Free timer from Google Timers

The desktop Google Search has a cool feature: search for [timer for 5 minutes] and you’ll see this interactive timer box. You can stop the timer, reset it and Google even has a notification sound you can disable. Here are some examples of searches you can use: [set timer for…

Distributing Andriod application file .apk with IIS 7+

To distributing the Andriod application via the IIS 7+, you need to create the custom MIME type map for it, than only your IIS can recognize and know how to handle the file with .apk extension. To doing that is very simple only: Upload the .apk file to your webserver…

$6.30 a special number for Google

Plenty of numbers are important to Google, a company that grew to dominate the Internet by creating search and advertising algorithms that its competitors simply couldn’t find a way to compete with. But today, there is one number in particular that is more important to Google than any other: $6.30. That…

Google shutting down Bump and Flock by 31 Jan 2014

David Lieb, CEO and cofounder for Bump technologies (The company was acquired by Google back in September 2013) announced in the official Bump blog that they will officially discontinue the 2 main product which is Bump and Flock on Jan 31 2014. As mention by David Lieb, the application will…