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  • Free Original Doom for Android gets 10,000 downloads in a week
    Apps

    Free Original Doom for Android gets 10,000 downloads in a week

    By 30 December 2013

    Doom, in all its glory, was released for Android recently by developers Eltechs, and it’s shifted over 10,000 downloads in a week. While there are a few variants of Doom on Android right now, we've not seen anything as accurate as this Original Doom,...

  • Google and Audi could announce Android in-car next week
    Cars

    Google and Audi could announce Android in-car next week

    By 30 December 2013

    The age of the smart car is here. In-car controls are about to get even easier to use as Android finds its way into a dashboard near you. At CES next week Google and Audi are expected to announced the first appearance of Android in-car. According to The...

  • Be addicted, be very addicted, to the Google Santa Tracker Gumballs online game
    Online

    Be addicted, be very addicted, to the Google Santa Tracker Gumballs online game

    By 18 December 2013

    If you have no spare time, and yet are inexplicably reading this, stop now. Do yourself a favour and don’t read on only to hear about the Google Santa Tracker Gumballs game. It’s dangerously addictive. How can an online game with only two buttons...

  • Microsoft and Google jointly building new WinPhone YouTube app with ads
    Apps

    Microsoft and Google jointly building new WinPhone YouTube app with ads

    By 24 May 2013

    Microsoft and Google are pulling together to build a Windows Phone YouTube app that will serve ads and abide by Google's demands. The Next Web reported on Friday that the rival companies have made amends and are collaborating on an update that will appease...

  • Google Apps no longer free for new customers
    Online

    Google Apps no longer free for new customers

    By 7 December 2012

    Google has ditched its free Google Apps offering to companies with 10 or fewer users, as it looks to generate cash from the thousands of businesses around the world using the email, calendar, and office applications provided by the company. It's a move...

  • Google Chrome on Android now in Google Play for all ICS users
    Apps

    Google Chrome on Android now in Google Play for all ICS users

    By 18 April 2012

    If you don’t already use Google Chrome on your Mac or PC, stop reading, go and download it and then ask yourself how you browsed the web without it. If you’ve got an Android smartphone or tablet there’s further good news with Google making Chrome...

  • Google Search iPad app update adds a hint of Chrome
    Apps

    Google Search iPad app update adds a hint of Chrome

    By 22 November 2011

    The latest version of the Google Search app for iPad has landed in the App Store - and there's more than a slight whiff of the Chrome browser and Chrome OS bursting out of the app. Starting with the improved search aspects first though, and Google Instant...

  • Google Apps users get Google+ access
    Online

    Google Apps users get Google+ access

    By 28 October 2011

    As we reported last week, Google Apps customers can now use Google+. Google made the change on Thursday. “You’ve been asking for it. I’ve been talking about it. And today we’re excited to make Google+ available to all Google Apps customers worldwide,”...

  • Google enables offline Gmail, Docs and Calendar
    Online

    Google enables offline Gmail, Docs and Calendar

    By 31 August 2011

    Google has announced its offline Gmail, Docs and Calendar, meaning you'll now be able to access a whole host of content when a connection is proving hard to come by. Offline access for web apps was mentioned at Google's I/O 2011, and now it seems functionality...

  • Google confirms Google Apps users will gain Google+ access
    Online

    Google confirms Google Apps users will gain Google+ access

    By 8 July 2011

    The recent release of Google+ has since launch seen Google Apps users screaming out for access. Now thanks to Google's president of enterprise, Dave Girouard, we know its coming.  Girouard confirmed via Google+ that the Apps access was in the works:...

  • Google Docs mobile and web update released
    Online

    Google Docs mobile and web update released

    By 8 July 2011

    Google has gone and revamped its docs, adding in easy video sharing and a set of mobile UI tweaks.  Google Docs videos can now be inserted pretty much anywhere on the web. You can stick them straight into your Google Site via the insert menu. If you...

  • Google Apps expands for an 'Appier workplace
    Online

    Google Apps expands for an 'Appier workplace

    By 19 November 2010

    Google has announced that the full suite of Google services will now be available under its Google Apps banner. That means that as well as the usual services you might use with your Apps account, like GMail and calendar, you'll also now have access to...

  • Google Instant hits your handset
    Phones

    Google Instant hits your handset

    By 5 November 2010

    When Google launched Google Instant back in September it promised that it was working on a mobile version of the service. And it didn't take the techies over in Mountain View long to develop it, as it has gone live already. Announced via the Google blog,...

  • VIDEO: Google TV apps in action
    Home Cinema

    VIDEO: Google TV apps in action

    By 5 October 2010

    Google TV excitement is heating up with the service, and the devices to deliver it, set to go live in the coming days. And, to add to the nice Google TV guide site that the web giant has set up, we've now been treated to this little demo video of the...

  • Gmail Priority inbox promises to prioritise your email
    Online

    Gmail Priority inbox promises to prioritise your email

    By 31 August 2010

    Google has launched a new Priority inbox system for its gmail users that automatically sorts your email based on what it believes are important and not so important emails. Working in a similar, but considerably more simplified, way to the Xobni Outlook...

  • Google pushes through updates for iPhone app
    Apps

    Google pushes through updates for iPhone app

    By 24 August 2010

    iPhone users who rely on Google's apps to get them through the day will be pleased to hear that the Big G has added push notifications to its iOS app. The update means that when you receive mail in your Gmail account, or when you have an appointment pending...

  • Gmail adds drag and drop attachment saving
    Online

    Gmail adds drag and drop attachment saving

    By 4 August 2010

    Google has added a feature to its Gmail service whereby you don't need to click to save an attachment, and then select a destination - you can now simply drag and drop your email attachments to your desktop or a designated folder. The process, which only...

  • Businesses get Google Apps Marketplace
    Online

    Businesses get Google Apps Marketplace

    By 10 March 2010

    Google has announced a business-oriented cloud software store which it's calling the Google Apps Marketplace. The service allows businesses using its Google Apps software to install plugins that allow them to access cloud-based productivity applications....

  • Gmail gets updated for iPhone and Android
    Phones

    Gmail gets updated for iPhone and Android

    By 27 October 2009

    Google has unveiled a new version of the Gmail web interface for the iPhone and Android handsets. The last edition was released back in April, but since then the company has made a whole host of improvements, making the mobile version nearly as feature-complete...

  • VIDEO: Google explains "Going Google"
    Online

    VIDEO: Google explains "Going Google"

    By 19 October 2009

    Google has released a preview of its next phase of the "Going Google" campaign that will launch across six new countries. The campaign, to get businesses to switch over to Google's corporate solutions, has seen bill-board ads across the States. As part...