Posts Tagged: google

Google Wifi

The latest “confirmed” Google rumor is the infamous “wifi service” that has long been predicted. Not entirely certain why Google would want to get into the wireless business, but who knows, it probably falls into The Master Plan somehow. From John Battelle: In any case, I think folks really want to believe that Google is… Reads more »

Google Wallet?

This is another one of those rumors that just will not die. I wonder if it’s going to turn out to be true, just like Google Talk was. Here’s the latest evidence to suggest that Google might be entering the online payment business: Gary spotted a job opening (and here) for a “Fraud Operations Director,… Reads more »

Why the WebOS won’t happen!

Interesting post by Jason Kottke on a so-called “WebOS”. Speculation about such an operating system, that is powered over the web, has always been around but seems to pick up whenever Google releases something new, like Google Desktop 2 last week. Granted, Jason does talk about having local applications too, but then I question how… Reads more »

When should you release software?

When Dickson and I saw Google Talk the other day, an old discussion about when software should be released was renewed. The application was so basic and underwhelming that we couldn’t help but think they should have waited longer to release it. Usually Dickson thinks that software should be released when it’s more complete, whereas… Reads more »

Google Talk

Google has certainly been busy as of late. They launched another new program recently, this one called Google Talk: They say talk is cheap. Google thinks it should be free. Google Talk enables you to call or send instant messages to your friends for free-anytime, anywhere in the world. Google Talk is in beta and… Reads more »

Google Desktop 2

Looks like Google isn’t slowing down their efforts to become a software company! Today the company released Google Desktop 2: Google has rolled out a beta version of its desktop software, adding such features as “Sidebar,” which offers a personalized panel of information such as e-mail, stock quotes and news. The software, unveiled on Monday,… Reads more »