Google boosts mobile search & maps & Allo &…
Google boosts mobile search & maps & Allo &…

In a flurry of digital space updates and upgrades, Google boosts mobile search & maps & Allo &… a travel app & concept movies in Google Photos…maybe even soon a new tool to fight online harassment. It’s been a busy week or so at the Googleplex. Don’t these folks ever take a break? (The answer […]

Launching a restyled GooglePlus
Launching a restyled GooglePlus

Over the next few days, maybe weeks, Google is launching a restyled GooglePlus. Goo+ has always been far more than merely a social network – a depth often lost on the tech press. It’s Google, after all, and that means integration up and down, backwards and forwards, side to side across the entire Googleverse. And, […]

GooglePlus is not dead, not even ill
GooglePlus is not dead, not even ill

Despite all the headlines you’ve seen in the tech press over the last week, GooglePlus is not dead, not even ill. If anything, the social network that’s plenty more than just a social network is evolving for the better, maybe even more focused as a social network. The latest round of “Googe+ is dead” nonsense […]

Retrace your steps with Google Maps
Retrace your steps with Google Maps

Here’s something you may either like or something which may really freak you out: you can now retrace your steps with Google Maps. Yes, you read that correctly, Google is so efficient at tracking your personal information it has created a function in Google Maps which allows you (and only you, it swears, promise, pinky-swear) […]

Google Photos appears focused and sharp
Google Photos appears focused and sharp

Google Photos may well be the frame into which all your future (and past) pix are seen, shared, stored and edited. Google has, of course, sprung Google Photos as a stand-alone app just as it announced in March it would do and the result is pretty impressive. And here’s the good news: one doesn’t have […]

Google Street View of Mount Everest
Google Street View of Mount Everest

Just the other day was thinking, “wish I had a Google Street View of Mount Everest.” Wait…what? There are streets in Nepal? Leading up to Mt. Everest? Um, no. But there are now photos in Google Street View of Mt. Everest; well, at least, some of the region surrounding the world’s tallest peak. The concept […]

Instagram focuses on new editing tools
Instagram focuses on new editing tools

Sure you love Instagram, millions do, but those old filters have gotten stale and Instagram knows it so it’s added new editing tools for brightness, contrast, warmth and plenty more. You will find the new editing tools in your updated apps – both iOs and Android – and in the new wrench icon within the […]