The Google+ Project – Real life sharing. Move over Facebook.

We’ve been waiting for this from Google for a long time, since the speculations (inside information) around SXSW in March came out about Google circles. We thought then it was just going to be Google circles that was to take on Facebook but The Google+ project looks much bigger than we thought circles would ever be. Google plus is invitation only right now (figures), launching with what they are calling a field trial period, so who knows when the rest of us will get it, they say it won’t be long.  Even the requests to be informed have overflowed now, with a message […]

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Changes / and how to use Google url shortener

Google have recently made some small changes to their URL shortener goo.gl. To shorten a URL You just paste your long URL in the space provided and it gives you your shortened URL at the side. Its much easier now to copy to clipboard, no longer to you have to highlight and then right-click copy. Now when you shorten your URL it immediately appears already highlighted and you just press Control+C   or Command+C for Macs. Also you don’t have to wade through unwanted links to find the link you are looking for any more, you can select URL’s to delete on […]

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Gmail Motion

Coming to Google Docs soon! I loved the April fools day joke that Google played today, and I know that some people did get caught out on it. Google put Motion on their help page today, suggesting a new way to communicate and get fit at the same time! Gmail Motion uses your webcab to detect your movements and translate them into commands – Classic! There is even a video, schematic, and a printable guide to show you how to use the gestures. The precautions were my favourite, telling you to take short breaks and clear the area around you. First I […]

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