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Google Mobile Receives Update

Google Mobile Receives Update

Google also updated their mobile search this week, to provide a “consistent look, feel, and overall user experience” to searching with Google on your computer, stated Reza Ziaei and Mike Buchanan of the Google Mobile Engineering Team.

Using an iPhone or Android device in the US, users can view additional search options that will allow them to refine their search query by tapping a button on the left of the search box on the mobile search results page.  They are planning […]

May 7th, 2010Comments Off on Google Mobile Receives Update

Google’s New Look

Google released updates to their search results earlier this week. They have added relevant navigation on the left-hand side of the page as well as made some minor changes to their logo.  The new panel “highlights the most relevant search tools and refinements” for users’ queries, stated Marissa Mayer, VP Search Products & User Experience at Google. View the video below to learn more about the updates. (via Google)

May 7th, 2010Comments Off on Google’s New Look
Google Services Now Available from Hosting Control Panels

Google Services Now Available from Hosting Control Panels

In 2009, Google announced a program that would enabled hosting companies to integrate Google services into their control panels for easy access to their customers.  According to Google, several hosting companies (including Go Daddy, FatCow, and Aplus) have adopted the program, and “thousands of websites have benefited from configuring services like AdSense, Custom Search and Webmaster Tools.”

Rajat Mukherjee, Group Product Manager of Search at Google, stated that “we’ve taken an additional step to improve access to these tools. Parallels, a […]

Apr 16th, 2010Comments Off on Google Services Now Available from Hosting Control Panels
Google Testing New Search Results Page

Google Testing New Search Results Page

It looks like Google has changed up their layout / design of the search results pages that they’ve been testing since late 2009.  This new version appears to incorporate many of the enhanced features that Yahoo released in their updated search results pages. This new version includes a slightly different logo and layout.  Take a look at the new layout / features below.

For users that wish to view the new updates, but aren’t in the test pool, Google Blogoscoped has […]

Apr 15th, 2010Comments Off on Google Testing New Search Results Page
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