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Top 10 FREE & extremely useful apps from Google

Google, is not just a search engine working on some random keywords. It is more to that. It provides a lot of useful applications, both desktop and app, for its users. Here are Top 11 most useful apps from Google which are awesome, brilliant, useful and FREE. Have a Look :

Google Keep :

Do you like making notes? If yes, then this is a cool way to do so. Google Keep lets you make some very colourful notes which can help you remember, manage and synchronise your daily tasks.

Google Keep

Google Translate app :

This app in particular is an essence of the utility a traveller can have. The app allows a user to instantaneously translate phrases of various languages in the familiar language.

Google Translate app

Google Trends :

There are two ways to know what’s trending in the world; one is news sites and second and the most efficient is Google trends. You can get to know the most searched terms on a particular moment of time using this app. Great, informative and FREE of-course.

Google Trends

Think with Google :

With this feature, you can stay informed about the results of the latest research, ongoing consumer trends and the newest insights in marketing.

Think with Google

Google Sound Search :

The app matches the song you are listening with the available songs online and will tell you what song you are listening to within seconds.

Google Sound Search

Gmailify :

This is an app for those whose email defines the track of progress. People may have many email ids; some for personal and some for professional use. This app lets you combine all your email accounts like Outlook.com, Yahoo! or Aol. into one Gmail inbox.

Gmailify

Google Images :

This is a real issue faced by me where I wasn’t able to get the info about an image. A colleague of mine told me about this feature where Google let’s you upload the image and show the related info/original uploader’s info related to it. The results may include similar images, different resolutions of the image, pages containing the image and more.

Google Images

Google Scholar :

It is an online library of references of the domain of knowledge for a particular topic or topics. Basically a search engine of books.

Google Scholar

Google Shopping :

This one is interesting, very interesting. Do you know that Google have its own product discovery search engine? Well, it do have in terms of Google Shopping. This particular page or web app is a compilation of various categories and trending products all across your country. Though the page looks plain and fine at the first look but it is very deep and useful if you dig deep.

Google Shopping

Timer :

This is a timer, yes exactly the kind of reverse motion of clock you are thinking. It is a timer and you can set the timer for any time you want. When your time is up, you’ll hear the alarm sound. Free and always online.

Timer

Google Sky :

We included this app too in our list as it can be used for fun and knowledge both. Use this app to see outer space as if you are looking through the most powerful telescope. With this app you will also have a chance to literally walk across the Milky Way Galaxy and learn about the latest studies.

Google Sky

We hope you’ve enjoyed the list.

Kindly Note : An app is not just a mobile app, it can be a desktop app or a web app as well.

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Now read attachments and write mail simultaneously on Yahoo Mail..!

Yahoo, in pursuit of beating Gmail in competition has made an amazing update in its mail system. Now a user of Yahoo mail can read attachments and work on mail simultaneously. According to The Next Web, Mayukh Bhaowal, senior product manager, Yahoo Mail, described the whole process in a blog post. He explained that whenever the user selects an attachment, a new preview window will open which will let the users read the attachments on the preview window while enabling him/her to work on mail simultaneously.

As of now, the users have to go back and forth while reading the attachment or while composing a mail. Yahoo saw this as a problem and made this extremely innovative product where users will experience the best of the functionality a email system currently present. Not only this, Yahoo has added a new preview mode for the small screens and a presentation mode for PowerPoint Presentations.

The design is highly responsive, even if the users reduce the size of their operating window, the preview window will change into the expanded preview mode. Not only this, while working in the expandable mode, the user can still toggle between the mail and the attachment by hovering over ‘back to message. Gmail is expected to soon launch such a feature.

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How to Switch between basic and full-featured Yahoo Mail

According to Yahoo, these steps must be followed to between basic and fully fledged Yahoo Mail version.
Yahoo Mail offers two versions – basic and full-featured. Here’s how to switch between them.

Switching to full-featured Yahoo Mail

If you’re using the “Basic” version of Yahoo Mail:

  • Click Switch to the newest Yahoo Mail in the upper-right corner.
  • Clear your browser’s cache and cookies.
  • Restart your Web browser.
  • Return to Yahoo Mail.

Switching to basic mail

Yahoo Mail Basic Mail option radio button selected
In the “Full-featured” version of Yahoo Mail:

  • Mouse over the Settings menu icon Small gear icon | select Settings.
  • - If you’re using a screenreader, you’ll want to select the Settings menu icon Small gear icon in the top right corner, then click Settings from the drop-down list.
  • Click Viewing email on the left.
  • Next to “Mail version,” select Basic.
  • Yahoo Mail Basic Mail option radio button selected
  • Click Save.

 

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Google’s logo evolution from 1998 to 2015

Google, the leader in the search engine domain have diversity and simplicity in its DNA. It has always placed some of the minor yet strong changes in the logo which signinfies the ideology of the company.

The first logo Ever :

 

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Google in August 1998 with a doodle:

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Google in September 1998: 

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Google in May 1999: 

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Google dropped the shadow in the logo in May 2010: 

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A plain and simple logo was introduced in September 2013: 

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The latest logo of Google, launched this September 2015:
google-logo-september-2015 Have a look at this awesome official Google video stating its timeline.