Google Sync for iOS Updated, Adds Three New Features

google syncGoogle Sync keeps your mail, contacts, and calendar data in sync with your Gmail account. By activating Google Sync on your iOS device, you are able to keep your iOS device in sync with your Gmail account and vice-versa. Today, Google has rolled out three new updates for Google Sync for iOS that will allow you to search all your Gmail mails from your iOS device, accept or decline calendar events from the native iOS calendar App, and send email from different Gmail accounts. Read More

Lunar Eclipse 2011 Shown on Google Doodle and YouTube in Realtime

lunar googleThe incredible lunar eclipse of 2011 in happening at the moment, and Google is showing the event as it unfolds right on its homepage in realtime. As the total lunar eclipse cannot be viewed from North America, Google has uploaded a doodle that demonstrates the event that is being captured by cameras in South Africa, Dubai and the Canary Islands. Read More

Google’s Instant Pages Will Load Web Pages Instantly

instant pagesGoogle’s spiciest new feature is dubbed ‘Instant Pages’ and it plans to make web page loading instantaneous. Instant Pages loads up the first result of your query displayed in the search engine results page even before your click it. Google does so only when it believes that it has produced relevant content, and when it believes that you are likely to click on the first result of the page. Read More

Google Images Now Lets You Search By Image

Google just rolled out some new features that make the search engine faster, better, and easier. Google Images now allows you to search for images by simply uploading images or by dragging and dropping images directly from the web. If you recently visited a vacation spot, and can’t remember its name, you can simply upload an image of that place, and Google will automatically scan the image and deliver the relevant results. Read More

Google Adds New Voice Feature in Search Engine

Just like voice is completely integrated with Android, Google wants to make the PC version of the search engine voice enabled too. Google is going to add a new search icon next to the search bar in its desktop version of the search engine which will allow users to search for queries instantaneously by speaking the query instead of typing it. Read More

Bill Gates Won’t Buy His Kids iPods

In a recent interview with the Daily Mail, Bill Gates admitted that he won’t buy his kids iPods because he believes that they have a better Windows equivalent – Zune. Zune is a portable media player from Windows similar to iPod, but is developed by Microsoft. Bill Gates also revealed some other interesting facts like he doesn’t care for legacy, and that he likes hard-cover books more, but this fact was the most stunning. Read More

Google Acquires AdMeld for $400 Million

admeldGoogle has acquired AdMeld, an advertising platform for publishers for about $400 Million. Blog posts by both Google and AdMeld suggest the acquisition to be confirmed. Although the price has not yet been disclosed, it is rumored that the deal took place for $400M. In a blog post, Michael Barrett of AdMeld mentions although the deal is waiting for review, AdMeld and Google will remain independent after the acquisition. Read More