Google Now Lands on iOS

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After a few rumours and a couple of leaks, Google Now has finally arrived on iPhone and iPad, in the form of an update to the Google Search application. The app does many things in the same way as on Android, including Cards and syncing with your Google account. However, it is far less integrated with iOS than it is with Android, so the experience is slightly less satisfying.

Google haven’t given one of their best features to iOS, they’ve only given a bite of it.

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Unofficial Google Keep Extension for Chrome

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Google Keep launched on Android last month, and despite having available online, there is still no official Google Keep extension for Chrome. However, a third-party developer has answered the calls of people who have already adopted the service into their daily lives, by releasing an extension for Google Chrome which can be downloaded right now.

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Advert: Chromebooks for Education

Google has released another trailer to advertise their Chromebooks, however this one is a little different to usual. The last few Chromebook ads have been a series of video clips played quickly within a short time period, with a laid over the top describing the different scenarios they can be used in. This advert takes a more serious, although equally heart-warming approach to advertise how the Chromebooks can be used in a teaching environment.

Google April Fools Day 2013 Roundup

Google April Fools 2013

Each year, Google creates a number of April Fools Day pranks which toy with the public. In previous years, the company has tweaked certain services such as Gmail, YouTube and even the Google homepage.

With any luck, this year shouldn’t be any different. So while I will be posting articles about as many 2013 pranks as possible, I will also be linking to them on this post. I will update this as soon as news comes through of a new prank, so it will always be current.

So Far..

YouTube has been an 8-year competition, shutting down on April 1st 2013

Google Nose, Smelling is Believing

Gmail Blue

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While we wait for more Google goodness, why not enjoy their pranks of 2012?

Google Maps for NES

Google Goro

Google Click-to-Teleport

Google Fiber Bar

YouTube DVD Collection

Chrome Multitask

Gmail Tap

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