Tag: Google

Facebook email may struggle to grab users

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) It’s always good to see new, free web tools available for us consumers. However, I don’t know that I’ll be rushing to join the Facebook email/messaging revolution. The social networking…

Google lines up ‘next big thing’

So, are we all excited and abuzz over yesterday’s Google operating system announcement?  Okay, so it will be a year before the OS is running on computers and it will be set up for netbooks to start with but even…

Google phone confirmed for NZ

According to the NZ Herald (shhh, don’t tell my bosses I’m reading the competition!), we’re getting the sexy wee Google-powered smartphone some time during the next few months. It look very flash but let’s hope it’s going to be more…

Don’t have a cow, man

Picture the scene: You are tucked up in bed, sound asleep, when suddenly you are awoken by a strange noise. And just what do you find upon investigating said noise? Well, if you are the poor woman in the news…

Branded: Google hits No 1

Google it bumped Apple out of the No 1 spot in the 2005 global poll of the world’s most influential brands put together by online branding magazine Brand Channel. The survey often gives controversial results, such as when Arabic TV…