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April 1, 2017
Google April Fools' Day 2017
April Fools' Day should probably be called Google Fools' Day, since there are so many Google hoaxes. Google Japan developed a &quo...
February 19, 2017
January 25, 2017
Google Image Search Shows Colorful Suggestions
Google Image Search has a different way to display suggestions: it now shows a long list of colorful boxes with related searches. You can cl...
January 16, 2017
Google Image Search Starts Playing YouTube Videos
Google Image Search's mobile interface tests a new feature that starts playing snippets from a YouTube video at the top of the search re...
January 13, 2017
YouTube Desktop Notifications, Now For Everyone
It looks like YouTube's notification experiment is now a regular feature and you can no longer disable it by clearing cookies. When sig...
December 29, 2016
YouTube Notifications in the Navigation Bar
YouTube has recently started to experiment with replacing Google+ notifications in the navigation bar with YouTube notifications. You get no...
Google's New Mobile UI for Recipe Search
Just in time for New Year's dinner, Google has a new mobile interface for recipe search. I searched for [avocado mayo] and noticed a lon...
December 8, 2016
Google Translate's 5000 Character Limit
For some reason, Google Translate now has a limit of 5000 characters per translation. There's even a character counter at the bottom of...
Google Tests Movie Ratings
Google's knowledge graph card tests a feature that lets you like or dislike movies and TV shows. For example, when you search for "...
December 6, 2016
Google's Holiday Decorations
When you search Google for [ Christmas ], [ Hanukkah ], [ Kwanzaa ], [ Festivus ] or other related queries, you'll see some special deco...
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