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Monday: August 3, 2009

Google launches new ad campaign directed at Microsoft.Google launches new ad campaign directed at Microsoft.

The campaign, called “Going Google,” has a very clear target: Microsoft Office. A series of advertisements will begin touting how and why some 3,000 organizations are signing up to use Google apps each day.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:47 AM | Tags (6) | ads | advertising | apps | campaign. microsoft | google | office |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

Fourteen tips and tricks to get more out of your beloved Gmail account.Fourteen tips and tricks to get more out of your beloved Gmail account.

A nice collection of tips ranging from offline reading to setting up multiple signatures.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:51 AM | Tags (5) | email | gmail | google | tips | tricks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Ten computing tasks you probably won't be doing with Google's Chrome OS.Ten computing tasks you probably won't be doing with Google's Chrome OS.

You won't be leaving your desktop PC behind anytime soon, even after it's officially released.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 2:48 PM | Tags (6) | chrome | computing | google | os | system | tasks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Behold! The top ten wonders of Google Earth.Behold! The top ten wonders of Google Earth.

Arizona's Schnepf Farms carves a maze with the outline of a famous person into its 10-acre cornfield each year around Halloween. Larry King, Jay Leno and Steve Nash are among the celebrities who have been recognized in this way.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:42 AM | Tags (5) | discoveries | earth | google | oprah | wonders |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 56 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 21, 2009

Google Maps now allows you to explore the moon.Google Maps now allows you to explore the moon.

Includes important reference points as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:52 AM | Tags (4) | google | moon | space | maps |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five YouTube myths debunked courtesy of Google.Five YouTube myths debunked courtesy of Google.

Even though we're not drafting big rigs, or getting shot by 20,000 paintballs, we like to do a little myth busting as well. Too often, stories dredge up issues about YouTube products, metrics, or the state of our business that we thought were settled a long time ago

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:34 AM | Tags (4) | google | youtube | myths | debunked |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

Behold, the great Google doodle triforce conspiracy.Behold, the great Google doodle triforce conspiracy.

Several Doodles appear to have a symbol in it which looks very much like a Triforce – this could be an easter egg or an artist’s signature, and a hidden reference to the Nintendo Classic Zelda game, where the Triforce appeared.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:35 AM | Tags (6) | google | link | triforce | conspiracy | doodles | logo |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Five things the new Google OS will do for your beloved netbook.Five things the new Google OS will do for your beloved netbook.

Some interesting things to consider for those curious about a netbook purchase.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 11:54 AM | Tags (6) | chrome | google | linux | netbook | os | system |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A new operating system from Google will be available in 2010.A new operating system from Google will be available in 2010.

Speed, simplicity and security are the key aspects of Google Chrome OS. We're designing the OS to be fast and lightweight, to start up and get you onto the web in a few seconds. The user interface is minimal to stay out of your way, and most of the user experience takes place on the web.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:46 AM | Tags (4) | chrome | google | opensource | os |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Your favorite Google Apps are no longer in beta as of today.Your favorite Google Apps are no longer in beta as of today.

And it only took five years!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 1:00 PM | Tags (3) | apps | beta | gmail |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Google would like you to know that they have improved their real estate search.Google would like you to know that they have improved their real estate search.

Wow, look at all the tiny dots.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:35 AM | Tags (4) | realestate | google | maps | improvement |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

A closer look at whether or not you'll actually have a need for Google Voice.A closer look at whether or not you'll actually have a need for Google Voice.

Handy overview for those thinking about taking the plunge when the service becomes available.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 1:17 PM | Tags (6) | communications | features | google | mobile | need | voice |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

Google CEO would like you to know that the worst of the crisis is over.Google CEO would like you to know that the worst of the crisis is over.

Phew. Oh, and Google is also studying Bing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 11:06 AM | Tags (4) | crisis | financial | google | over |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Plan your future sight-seeing trips with Google Maps.Plan your future sight-seeing trips with Google Maps.

Neat little project to come out of Labs, calculates routes and directions for major tourist attractions in a given city (only from the current available selections). Added bonus: lists off the operating hours of said major tourist attractions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 3:55 PM | Tags (8) | city | directions | google | labs | routes | sights | tourists | tours |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five reasons to use Google Voice and five reasons why you shouldn't.Five reasons to use Google Voice and five reasons why you shouldn't.

Some privacy advocates have expressed concerns that Google Voice may lead to 'increased profiling and tracking of users without safeguards.' Whether that's a problem is largely up to you, and how comfortable you feel with the situation.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 2:04 PM | Tags (4) | google | voice | privacy | security |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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