Tag Archives: Google Search

Google unleashes a faster way to search for movies

Have you ever been sitting there, somewhere, and suddenly there’s a movie that you have in your head you can’t really remember the name of? Or, maybe you can’t place the actor who stars in it? Pulling out your phone and doing a quick search is probably good enough, but now Google has managed to make it faster. And no one can complain about a search having… Read more

Google Images gets a facelift on Android tablets

Google announced on its mobile blog that image search on Android tablets is undergoing some changes today. Adjustments have been made to UI settings with improvements like infinite scroll and a film strip mode, making the experience much more like a native desktop application as opposed to one on a mobile device. So without further ado, we will jump right… Read more

Google optimizes search results pages for tablets

Images from Google Mobile Blog If you search via Google.com from a tablet today, you might notice some format changes. White space, button size/arrangement, and text have been adjusted in order to make the experience cleaner, better looking, and easier to use. The update is rolling out for iPads and Android 3.1 tablets in the coming days and enhances… Read more

Introducing the Google +1 Button

Google’s +1 project has been teased and talked about for quite some time now, and we finally get to take an in-depth look at what the +1 button is all about. According to Google, “the +1 button is shorthand for ‘this is pretty cool’ or ‘you should check this out.’” If you’re signed into your Google account when searching from your desktop, you’ll… Read more

Google click-to-call now enabled for emergency numbers

One of the most handy features of Google’s mobile search site is click-to-call. When you search for a local business on Google, phone numbers are links which you can easily click that send you straight to the dialer. Starting today, Google has added the click-to-call feature to emergency numbers in 14 countries. When searching for something like poison… Read more

Instant Previews for Google mobile available now

Announced today on the Google Mobile Blog, Google has added Instant Previews to their mobile search site. Available in 38 languages on any device running Android 2.2+ or iOS 4.0+, Instant Previews support provides a button next to search results on Google.com that when clicked, provides you with a preview of what the website will look like. The way… Read more