Google magazine

Google has just brought out the first issue of its new online magazine ‘Think Quarterly’ which, as the title suggests, will be a quarterly publication. The main subject of the first issue is ‘data’ in all its aspects and the articles come from numerous, respected sources. Think Quarterly

Cloud printing from a smartphone

Imagine printing an important document from your smartphone on the way to work and finding the printout waiting for you when you walk in the door. This is the latest cloud offering from Google. You do have to set up the printer beforehand, but even still, I’m sure a lot of smartphone owners will find it extremely useful. Cloud printing …

Larry Page takes over at Google

In a surprise announcement, Google co-founder Larry Page will take over as CEO, replacing current CEO Eric Schmidt, as from April 4th 2011 and will assume responsibility for Google’s day-to-day operations.

Apps, extensions and links for Chrome

Google are forever tweaking existing products or bringing out new ones and, to their credit, are not afraid to admit it when they get it wrong, which means we will never see them entering the political arena.

Tabs for good causes

Last week, Google invited Chrome’s users worldwide to “donate” their opened tabs in Chrome to drive a charitable gift of one million dollars. An interesting idea which ended up with 60 million tabs going towards good causes. You can see which good causes benefited here: 60 million tabs towards good causes

Google launches eBookstore

Google has entered the world of e-books, the company launching its e-book marketplace with more than 3 million titles on the shelves and available to nearly anyone with a smartphone, laptop, tablet, netbook or desktop computer.

Chrome 8 released

Google has released a stable version of its excellent web browser Chrome 8, having squashed more than 800 bugs during the beta period. Chrome 9 developer build will presumably now go into beta testing with the release of Chrome 8. Out of interest, have not experienced any problems whatsoever with Chrome 9 dev build since its release a month or …

Only if you show me yours

Google has just made a minor, but possibly far-reaching, amendment to its Terms of Service which will affect the world’s largest social network…Google To Facebook: You Can’t Import Our User Data Without Reciprocity…