Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Hack Tricks: Searching Google

Hack Tricks: Searching Google

Note: Turn YouTube annotations on. Some of the information in this video may be out of date. Refer to the text below to find the up-to-date details and additional search tricks. Google is getting more and more intelligent with each update, allowing us to find answers to basic questions without clicking through to another page. ...

Google Launches the Nexus 5, Starting at $349

Google Launches the Nexus 5, Starting at $349

Google’s latest flagship phone, the Nexus 5, is available now on Google Play starting at $349 with no contract. There weren’t any of the commercials or big marketing campaigns that we see from Android phone makers like Samsung and HTC,  but that’s because Google doesn’t need to sell you on how amazing the Nexus 5 ...

You Should Be Using: Location-Based Reminders on Your Smartphone

You Should Be Using: Location-Based Reminders on Your Smartphone

You Should Be Using is a new weekly series of app tips and tricks aimed at helping students work smarter. To-do and reminder apps make getting things done a lot easier, despite the distractions our smartphones often cause. One of the most common ways this is accomplished is by setting time-based reminders for our tasks. If ...

Google Adding Nutrition Information to Search Results

Google Adding Nutrition Information to Search Results

Google‘s Knowledge Graph is expanding into a new category today, with the addition of nutrition information to search results. Over the next ten days, the company will be rolling out the feature — which includes over 1,000 foods and meals — to U.S. visitors. Essential fruits, vegetables, meats, and some meals will be apart of ...

The 4 Biggest Announcements at Google I/O 2013

The 4 Biggest Announcements at Google I/O 2013

Google’s I/O developer conference is an event mostly focused on the latest and greatest tech being worked on by the search giant. Over the past few years, however, the event has become an outlet for Google to announce new hardware and services that appeal to the masses and thus attracting a lot of media attention. ...

Study Break: Play Breakout with Google Images

Study Break: Play Breakout with Google Images

While the 37th anniversary of Atari’s Breakout may not be a big deal to you, Google celebrated the occasion by making the game playable in its image search engine. By typing “Atari Breakout” into Google Image Search, you can play the game right in your browser. But instead of bricks, you’ll be breaking the images ...

Google Now for the iPhone Takes on Siri

Google Now for the iPhone Takes on Siri

Google Now, the search giant’s mobile assistant, has officially made its way to the iPhone in the latest update to the Google Search app for iOS. Up until now, the feature was only available on Android devices running version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or higher. The tool uses information gathered from your location and browsing history ...

A Visual Guide to Google Glass

A Visual Guide to Google Glass

Google has given the world a glimpse into the possible future of communication (and perhaps personal computing) with its “Glass” project. The wearable computer, being developed in the company’s futuristic tech lab, displays information in transparent widgets and takes voice commands much like a smartphone. The display uses a small projector to create a layer ...

Google Takes on the Macbook with Premium Touchscreen Chromebook Pixel

Google Takes on the Macbook with Premium Touchscreen Chromebook Pixel

The Chromebook has been marketed as the device for everyone, with a variety of affordable, lightweight, and fast laptops available, powered by Google’s barebone cloud-centric Chrome OS. Today, however, Google takes its first step into the premium laptop market with its newest Chromebook, the Pixel, featuring a Macbook Pro-esque design and a high-resolution retina-like touchscreen ...

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