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Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Play Atari's Classic Breakout in Google Image Search

Play Atari's Classic Breakout in Google Image Search

To celebrate the 37th anniversary of Atari's classic 1976 arcade game, Breakout, Google has added a playable version through an image search easter egg. Just search images for "Atari Breakout". Or you can just click this link!

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google + Storage: 15GB for All

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google + Storage: 15GB for All

Google is unifying the storage space across its Gmail, Google Drive and Google + products, giving all users access to a combined 15GB of data to use as they wish.

Friday, 10 May 2013

YouTube Close to Announcing Paid Subscription Plans (Updated)

YouTube Close to Announcing Paid Subscription Plans (Updated)

UPDATE: YouTube paid subscriptions are now live starting at US$0.99/month! Google‘s YouTube subscription plans for specialist video channels could officially be announced as soon as this week, according to a report by ft.com.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Google Drive Desktop App Now Allows Easy Sharing of Files on a Mac or PC

Google Drive Desktop App Now Allows Easy Sharing of Files on a Mac or PC

The desktop app for Google Drive now allows for easy and fast sharing of files that are in a user's Google Drive folder. Hit the link for more details.

Friday, 3 May 2013

Gmail Now Allows Users to Add Events Directly to Google Calendar

Gmail Now Allows Users to Add Events Directly to Google Calendar

If you do a lot of events scheduling from your Gmail account, Gmail has just made it easier for you; it now has the ability to add events directly to their Google calendar. Hit the link for more.

Google+ Hangouts Adds Remote Desktop App

Google+ Hangouts Adds Remote Desktop App

Google+ Hangouts now comes with remote desktop, which lets you remotely control someone else's PC during a Hangout chat session. The Hangout Remote Desktop app is built using the same technology found in the Chrome Remote Desktop app.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

A survey done by American measurement company Nielsen has revealed that Youtube reaches more users in the 18 to 34 age group, than any other US cable network company. These viewers are what Youtube calls "Generation C", and the company reckons that advertisers need to be on Youtube in order to reach them.

Monday, 29 Apr 2013

Predicting the Stock Market with Google Search Terms

Predicting the Stock Market with Google Search Terms

'Big Data' researchers have demonstrated the possibility of creating money-making investment strategies for the stock market by mining Google search terms related to finance.

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013

All New Homes to be Installed with Fibre Points According to Revised Code by IDA

All New Homes to be Installed with Fibre Points According to Revised Code by IDA

To provide easier access to fibre broadband for new homes, the IDA has made some changes to the Code of Practice for Info-communication Facilities in Buildings (COPIF), which include the installation of optical fibre points in all new homes. These revisions will take effect from 1 May 2013.

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013

YouTube Adds Tape Mode to Celebrate 57th Anniversary of Videotape

YouTube Adds Tape Mode to Celebrate 57th Anniversary of Videotape

If you've ever pined for the days of fuzzy, static-filled VHS tapes, your prayers have been answered! To mark the 57th anniversary of commercial videotape, YouTube has added a 'Tape mode' to selected videos, emulating the look and feel of vintage VHS.

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