Google+ Nothing to see here…move along…move along [INFOGRAPHIC]

On August 10, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

I’ve written before about the adoption of Google+ and the Chemical Ali style spin machine that is seemingly in place to ensure it remains hyped as the social network to be on. The ‘leading’ accounts on Google+ continue to remain dormant, and despite me hardly ever posting on there, people still circle me which makes me question…

Google Rant

On March 29, 2012, Posted by , In News, By , , With 5 Comments

Ok my wife is out at a work dinner; the kids are tucked up in bed…I’m going to take a deep breath and a long run up for this one… <rant> If you have been watching my tweets recently you will have seen my growing frustration with Google. I have…

Interesting research on Android OS upgrades: Visualizing a Sad History of Support #google #android #mobile

On October 28, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

via theunderstatement.com Interesting work by Michael DeGusta tracking the lag on upgrading Android phones to the latest version of the OS, with commentary on the implications. Well worth checking out…

Locating the cash: Now Google charge for their Maps API #google #maps #api #developers #yam

On October 28, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Despite refusing to charge end users for their services, it seems Google are getting increasingly comfortable charging developers to use their APIs. Previously you only had to pay to use the Google Maps API if your site or app was charging users. Following Wednesdays announcement there is now a second…

Wanna a job at Google, make time for the interviews [infographic]

On October 14, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

Thinking of getting a job at Google, make some time for the interviews… Infographic by Jobvine Job Search

Google to start monetising analytics, but good luck searching for a price #google #yam

On September 30, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Following on from Google recently announcing they will charge developers to use their translation API, Google announced yesterday that they are now introducing a premium version of Google Analytics. Interestingly I found it impossible to find any pricing information. In fact it seems you have to talk to someone to…

Weekly Wrap inc. #f8 #twitter #google #uncrunched #yam

On September 25, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

This post is a wrap of this weeks stories in tech, social and mobile that caught my eye…   Facebook F8 The biggest event was of course the annual F8 Facebook conference. New timeline profile view, and deeper interaction via new verb buttons were the highlight announcements. You can read…

Google LatLong: New 45° imagery available for 24 cities

On September 4, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

via google-latlong.blogspot.com Google now have pretty impressive photography taken at a 45 degree angle for a number of major cities.

Google translate API demand into cash #google #api #developers

On August 30, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Looks like Google listened to the feedback they got after they announced back in May they were going to shut down their popular translation API. A blog post from Google confirms it is back, as a paid for service. Translation costs $20 per million (M) characters of text translated (or…

Latest Google+ data [INFOGRAPHIC] #social #google #yam

On August 19, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Source: Google+ User Statistics Part II – BimeAnalytics.com