If you thought that Google+ and that pesky +1 button was going anywhere, you were seriously wrong. Wired reports that Google is planning on turning that +1 button you see pop up on the web into a crowd sourcing tool to figure out what you're reading. The move would usher Google into the new era of search with its social networking offerings and maybe even change the way advertisers use search to make money.
Parents are always worried about the health and welfare of their little ones, but it’s not always easy to get the right information when the kids get sick. That’s why KidsHealth has introduced a new free iPhone app that asks the simple question: Is It Contagious?
Although we’re not getting them on our iOS devices here as yet, it appears that Google is rolling out some search page changes for Apple’s mobile devices with a fresh new look and tab-based user interface. Anyone else seeing this?
Over the course of 10 generations, Apple has turned the quaint music player software into a veritable media monolith -- complete with apps, video, books and even a virtual storefront where you can buy them all. But with each new version, subtle new features are often introduced and overlooked by the average user.
No one panic -- the official Google iOS app has some big changes. For one, the app is now called Google Search instead of Google Mobile, with a fresh new user interface that’s a lot more suitable for Apple’s mobile OS, including the ability to swipe to fine-tune your search.
Safari's crazy-go-nuts default search features are supreme, and a must for utilizing if you want to get the most out of the mobile browser when you're on the go. This week, we'll show you how to change default search engine, find words and phrases on a website, share your contacts via e-mail, and enable threads to make reading e-mail conversations easier to follow.
Apple was busy overnight making a few very welcome changes to the App Store interface for the iPad. In addition to new search filters, users can now see which apps have been purchased previously but aren’t currently installed on your device.
You’ve got to hand it to Google -- they may not be quick on the draw with features coming to iOS, but eventually they do get around to bringing their desktop-based browser features to Mobile Safari. The latest appears to be the “Instant Previews” feature.
Apple and Google may rattle their sabers every so often over browsers, cell phones and operating systems, but they appear to remain cozy pals when it comes to the ad dollars Cupertino is dropping into AdWords each month.