How Does Google Work

By |2017-02-08T01:18:34+01:00June 20th, 2015|Categories: Google|Tags: |

Most of us use Google every day but sometimes we ask the question How does Google work really - how on earth does it find the answers to our many questions so quickly. We might just put in a few words, not even something that makes much sense but Google works its magic and within seconds we have our answer. We often wonder how we ever managed without Google, searching through books for our answers, which could take days. Now we need the information, right here, right now - and Google never disappoints, we almost always find the answer we were looking for. We search on Google over 100 billion times every month and Google has recently created an expansion of Google Trends you can can every look at now, what are the most popular searches on Google. Although Google may seem like magic to us mere mortals, because its so so simple to use. However it actually has many different algorithms and uses hundreds of variables to find what you need. Its so complex to explain but quicksprout has [...]

iGoogle is retired

By |2017-02-08T01:19:13+01:00November 3rd, 2013|Categories: Google|Tags: , , , |

IGOOGLE is RETIRED iGoogle was launched in 2005, and it seems Google feel there is no longer a need for a personalised homepage, so iGoogle is retired.   Many people are now in mourning for sudden loss of iGoogle, we knew it was destined for the scrap heap as Matt Eichener did explain in a googleblog that Google had started a spring clean and it will mean the end for iGoogle. So, as promised on November the 1st iGoogle was officially retired.  Its completely gone, you can't even see the page anymore, it just redirects to the Google home page. A small note from Google to explain [note note_color="#fdfaf1"]We originally launched iGoogle in 2005 before anyone could fully imagine the ways that today’s web and mobile apps would put personalized, real-time information at your fingertips,” the obscurely posted death notice reads. “With modern apps that run on platforms like Chrome and Android, the need for something like iGoogle has eroded over time[/note] What happened to my iGoogle information All of your data stored in your google gadgets will continue to [...]

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