Archive | Jul, 2010

Adwords Billing Tab Receives Updates

Google released updates to the Adwords Billing Tab earlier this month, giving users more control over when and how much they’re charged. This upgrade will be released to all advertisers over the next coming months and requires no action from advertisers – the billing method and form of payment will remain the same.  Checkout the Adwords FAQ for more information.

Jul 14th, 2010Comments Off on Adwords Billing Tab Receives Updates

App Inventor Available for General Public

Earlier this week, Google extended invitations for it’s App Inventor to the general public.  App Inventor, a new tool in Google Labs, is an application that makes it extremely easy to create mobile applications for Android devices.  This new tool enables everyone (even non-programmers) to create mobile applications and ‘reshape their communication experience.’

They’ve been testing the tool (App Inventor) in the US and found that ‘it opens up the world of computer programming to students in new and powerful ways,’ […]

Jul 13th, 2010Comments Off on App Inventor Available for General Public
Yahoo Search Assist Receives Enhancements

Yahoo Search Assist Receives Enhancements

Yahoo recently released enhancements to Search Assist, which now provides ‘fresher suggestions, which will be especially useful when there are recent top events or information related to your search topic.’  This enhancement also impacts Yahoo! News Search, where users can quickly find the most recent news and information more quickly.

Jul 10th, 2010Comments Off on Yahoo Search Assist Receives Enhancements
Yahoo Search Android Widget

Yahoo Search Android Widget

Yahoo launched their search widget for the Android platform earlier this month, allowing users to quickly search Yahoo! directly from their home screen using either touch input or voice.  The widget also provides search suggestions to provide a more intuitive search experience.

Although the application is only available in the US, it supports multiple languages for voice search.  Yahoo plans to release additional versions of the widget for other countries soon, however no specific timeline has been publicly reported.

Jul 8th, 2010Comments Off on Yahoo Search Android Widget
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