Google

Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin named the search engine they built "Google," a play on the word "googol," the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeros. The name reflects the immense volume of information that exists, and the scope of Google's mission: to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Google became a part of the cellular world after creating the Android operating system.  They have also introduced a cellular phone, the Google Nexus One.

There's been rumor of a Google branded tablet for some time now.  In fact, I believe the expected time frame for said device was purportedly the end...
9 years 1 month ago
It's no secret that Google and China have been undergoing negotiations (if you want to call it that) regarding censorship on the internet for some...
9 years 2 months ago
A quick demonstration of the Nexus One's voice input capabilities. I think I should point out that this occured in a very noisy environment. The...
9 years 4 months ago
This morning, Noah covered Google’s press conference unveiling (and launching) the Nexus One via live Twitter rhyme-stream style. (That’s one...
9 years 4 months ago
The highly anticipated Nexus One and Apple iPhone made an appearance on Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update, with a bit of humor attached.  Happy...
9 years 5 months ago
There’s some buzz this Thanksgiving weekend, mostly due to a new Apple job posting for an iPhone Software Engineer to help “take Maps to the next...
9 years 5 months ago
When I wrote up the post about Google possibly launching its own phone, some PD readers found it a little hard to believe. "Why would the Android...
9 years 6 months ago
Nothing like hanging out at the airport, while your minor flight delay ticks over into its 2nd hour. And for what? A red-eye that plunks you down at...
9 years 6 months ago
Leaving a voice mail for a Google Voice user? Be careful what you say… it might wind up all over the Interwebs. According to Boy Genius Report, GV’s...
9 years 7 months ago
I was wondering how the Nokia N900 Maemo device would cope with Google Wave... would it work? Have Google created a custom version, as they have for...
9 years 7 months ago
The Wall Street Journal published an article today detailing the contents of letters sent by the Federal Communications Commission to Apple, AT&T...
9 years 9 months ago
Can't wait to get your hands on Google Voice? If you?re on the waiting list, you may not have to wait much longer. Looks like the service has (...
9 years 11 months ago
There are telephony management services currently available from various companies. The ability to automatically redirect one caller to your cell...
9 years 11 months ago
Google's forthcoming Wave system is definitely interesting. And the presentation is too - it's just very long. So here's the recap in ten minutes....
9 years 12 months ago
I finally got the RC33 update, which means I can purchase items from the Android Market now. I think waiting for something slows down time. In this...
10 years 2 months ago
The Android community already knows about Shazam, thanks to free advertising from Apple. Hear a track on the radio and can't remember who recorded it...
10 years 2 months ago
Snaptell does with visual data what Shazam does with audio information. See a great flick at your buddy's house and want your own copy? Take a photo...
10 years 2 months ago
Air Hockey is always ready - there's no learning curve, no back-story, and no need to pause or save. It's the perfect distraction for those little...
10 years 3 months ago
Of all the Android programs available for calculating tips and splitting bills, this one is the silliest. I also think it's the most practical,...
10 years 3 months ago

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