Andy Hertzfeld Explains His Role and Experience Designing Google+

andy hertzfeldAndy Hertzfeld, the guy behind the design of the original Apple Macintosh development team during the 1980s helped Google design the user interface for its recent social network, Google+. In this post on Google+ itself, Andy describes the entire process, and also mentions other individuals who are part of making the entire user experience across all Google services much more unified. Read More

Google Calendar Gets New Look Too

google calendarGmail just got a new look, and now even Google Calendar sports the same neatly designed look. Google wants to create a unified user experience, and with these redesigns, they are definitely making their brand more recognizable. Google hasn’t added any new features to Google Calendar, but has redesigned it to make it sport the same look as Google+. Read More

Gmail Testing Redesign, Here’s How to Apply Them

gmail new lookAfter completely redesigning its search engine, and launching an all new social network, Google+, Google is also testing a new redesign for Gmail, its incredibly popular email client. The all new design now appears similar to the redesigned Google.com, and features a neat and attractive look. There is now much more white space between consecutive emails, and the order in which icons are arranged looks much more intimate. Read More

Flipboard Update Adds Awesome New Curated Content Navigation Bar

flipboardFlipboard, the social and curated magazine like reader App for iOS that makes reading content a breeze has been updated to version 1.5. This new version for iOS devices is huge, and adds LinkedIn integration, and also supports an all new right-side curated content navigation bar that allows you to add specific curated sections from publishers that make your reading experience much better. Read More

The Great Contest App – Play Games, and Win Prizes

tgcThe Great Contest is a new App for iOS that allows you to win exciting prizes by playing and competing in contests. The concept is pretty intriguing, and the prizes sure do sound exciting. In The Great Contest, you’ll have to enter different contests every month by paying 59c for a month, and then you are eligible for the contests for that month. Read More

Google Sparks – Discover New Relevant Content [Google+]

Google Sparks helps Google+ users discover new content that spark interest in them. Spark is basically an online content sharing engine that makes it easier to find content that will interest you, and also makes it easier to share interesting articles with circles on Google+. You can choose any topic that sparks interest in you, and the engine will scan the web to deliver a feed of ‘engaging content’ that will be relevant to your topic. Read More

Google Makes it Easier to Upload Photos With Google Instant Upload [Google+]

If you find it hard to always keep photos captured from your mobile device in sync with your computer, Google’s new Instant Upload might help you. Google Instant Upload makes it easy for you to quickly store and share photos from your mobile device with friends and family. By setting permissions to allow Instant Upload, you can upload each and every photo taken from your mobile device to an album privately stored in the cloud as you take them. Read More

Google Huddle – Group Messaging Network [Google+]

Google today introduced Google+, its very own social network. Along with Google+ comes Google Huddle, a group messaging service that can be used to chat with multiple people on Google+ at the same time. Huddle can only be used to chat with people in a particular circle. Multiple users can post messages, and build up the conversation. Huddle also works with mobile devices, and makes communicating, discussing, sharing, collaborating, and meeting with different people easy at the same time. Read More

Google Circles – Share Information With Selected People


A part of the recent Google+ social project is Google Circles. With Google Circles, you can share information with only the people you want. You can create different circles using Google+ like friends, family, co-workers, biking group team-mates, and so on. Instead of sharing information with everyone, you can share information with only relevant people in circles. Read More