Chrome: View your unread Gmails at a glance

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.

Welcome to Streetview, Oberstaufen!

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.

WebP: can it replace JPEG?

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!

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

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

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

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.