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The revamped Youtube homepage

16 December 2010
Google has published a public beta of the new homepage for its video platform Youtube. Being worked on for some time already, this beta is now available for anybody to try out. There are some new features to discover.

Chrome: View your unread Gmails at a glance

5 December 2010
Google Chrome is the fastest browser and getting more and more popular as alternative to Internet Explorer and Firefox. Gmail users however miss the integration of their email account into the Google browser. The free “Google Mail Checker Plus” extension adds this feature and links Google Chrome to Gmail.

Google adds preview thumbnails to results

12 November 2010
Since this week, Google has added a new useful feature: On entering a search term, you may discover a small magnifying glass next to each result.

Welcome to Streetview, Oberstaufen!

3 November 2010
7,225 inhabitants, idyllic position in the German Alps with mountains and cows—that’s Oberstaufen. At once, this small town gets highly popular, as Google starts its Web service Streetview in Germany with photos from Oberstaufen.

Google: Use encrypted search

2 October 2010
Everything you enter at Google is unencrypted. For encrypting all search terms and receiving encrypted search results, you have to call Google with a special web address.

WebP: can it replace JPEG?

1 October 2010
Google is developing a new Graphics format called WebP (pronounciated “weppy”). A first developer preview for WebP proves that image file sizes can be reduced markably, while retaining the image quality.

Google: work in progress!

15 September 2010
Google is showing us day by day even more interesting news and great improvements. Actually thousands of people use to visit home page both to use the powerfull search engine, and also to see if there's a new funny doodle by BIG G! Just Today in memory of the 120° anniversary of Agatha Christie's birth we can see this image

Doodle fun, Part two

8 September 2010
Right after yesterday's crazy bubbles doodle, Google now lets you type into the main logo. With each keystroke you press, one more letter of the word Google gets colored. What is going on? Google keeps quiet. Yet.

Cryptic Google doodle brings up rumors

7 September 2010
When you visit Google’s home page today, you are welcomed by a really strange logo: A bunch of small circles in Google colors jump over the screen apparently by random before forming the well-known Google logo. According to Google, the doodle is announcing big news.

Google Streetview in Germany soon to launch

10 August 2010
In late 2010, Google Streetview will launch in Germany. Photos taken in the 20 largest cities within the country will be made available then. These are: Berlin, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Bremen, Cologne, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt/Main, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Mannheim, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and Wuppertal.