Google+

On its 6th anniversary, remember that Google+ ‘changed everything’

An iPhone 5, for anyone who hasn’t picked up our subtle layers of nuanced humour SIX YEARS AGO today, the biggest single most important invention to come out of technology in the 21st century was announced. Google+ was born out of the success of Google Buzz and Google Wave – two products that had already, according to their manufacturer, “changed everything”, prompting ... Read More »

Google Says Nik Collection Photo Editing Tools Will Longer Be Updated

HIGHLIGHTS Google made Nik Collection completely free last year The search giant acquired Nik Software back in 2012 Nik Software was also the creator of Snapseed Google brought ample delight to professional photographers last year as the search giant made its set of photo editing tools – Nik Collection – completely free of cost from its price tag of $150 ... Read More »

Google+ Adds Recommended Topics

Google released a new Topics feature in Google+, which will recommend Topics to users based on the things it thinks they will be interested in. With the Topics feature, users will see recommended Topics in their Google+ Home Stream, and they can click each Topic to visit its page and view public posts associated with its theme. Topics cover everything from sports, to animals, to ... Read More »

Google+ for business marketing

If you have been thinking that investing resources and time in marketing your brand on Google+ is not worth it and have been ignoring it all this while, you need to reconsider your marketing preferences. Google+ had around 540 million active monthly users in 2016, and it is posolutely not a quiet display platform that your business can afford to brush off. Besides being ... Read More »

Why Google+ Failed And What We Can Learn From It

Most people under the age of thirty-five reminisce about social networks the way their parents giggle about half-forgotten TV shows. MySpace and Friendster, once Hollywood gets around to making nostalgic teen comedies set in the dot-com era, will be easy punchlines. It’s not hard to see Twitter, Snapchat, and Whatsapp suffering the same fate eventually. But what does it say ... Read More »

Google Photos for iOS Gets Support for Live Photos, Split View, and More

Google has consistently been rolling out updates and new features for its Google Photos application to increase its user base. It hasn’t only been focusing on its Android platform, but also on a rival mobile operating system – iOS. The company has this time rolled out an update for Google Photos for iOS with a feature exclusive to Apple iPhone ... Read More »

Google Chrome 49 Brings Smoother Scrolling and More to Desktop

Google on Wednesday started rolling out the stable version of Chrome 49 on OS X, Windows, and Linux. The new browser version includes several bug fixes along with number of developer APIs and new user-facing features. One of the key new features of the Chrome 49 is smooth scrolling functionality. Users would now experience a smoother mouse scroll while browsing ... Read More »

Google Revamps Play Store Guidelines Portal; Addresses Ad-Blockers

Google has revamped its developer website to help Android users better understand the guidelines of its app store. The interactive website helps a developer quickly walk through various aspects of an app including security, ads, monetisation, and copyright. While Google has maintained a developer program policy centre for years, a sense of confusion has persisted among its developers from the ... Read More »

Gmail’s New Scanning Feature to Prevent Leak of Confidential Data

After introducing Data Loss Prevention (DLP) service last year, Google last month launched Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for Gmail that can now even read the email attachments for better security. This will prevent employees to leak company’s sensitive information to those who shouldn’t have it. The feature is only for paid Google Apps for Work Unlimited customers. While for email ... Read More »

Google Maps for iOS Now Lets You Add Pit Stops, Gets 3D Touch Support

After hitting the Google Maps Android app in October last year and last month in India, the pit stop addition feature has now reached Google Maps for iOS as a part of an update. The Google Maps v4.16.0 also adds 3D Touch support for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. When in navigation mode, Google Maps for iOS users can ... Read More »