Posts by Ty

Google Caffeine Now Live On A Data Center, Any Changes?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2009 in Google, Search Engines | 0 comments

Like coffee? I do, several cups a day because I love the taste and smell of coffee, but also caffeine. Lets not talk about coffee though, but Google’s “sandbox” new and improved search engine, dubbed “Caffeine. It was announced recently on Matt Cutts blog that we can expect “caffeine” after the holidays, but I am not sure how they define “holidays” because yesterday they went live with one data center for testing 209.85.225.103, at least for 50% of the users hitting that data center. I must be on the other end of the 50%, because in my preliminary testing it’s about the...

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Garmin Using Google Maps & Local

Posted by on Dec 1, 2009 in Google | 0 comments

Man, Google is taking control of GPS dashboard units too…

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Mobile Movie Apps, More Than Just Movies…

Posted by on Nov 25, 2009 in Google | 0 comments

This morning Mashable posted an article about a new Google search feature for mobile devices. Just fire up your iPhone, Droid or WebOS phone, go to Google and search for “movies”, and click on the “More movies” link. Take a look at the video below. As much as I like Google, there are far more powerful “apps” that give you more than movie information, take for example “Flixster” app.  It geo-targets your location and provides places nearby to eat at after the movie (Pics below), upcoming movies, dvd sales and much more. Fandango app is also a movie app.  Overall, I...

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Google Advertising “Chrome” On Home Page Of CNN?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2009 in Google, ty downing, Video | 3 comments

I just happened to notice this on CNN’s home page today, an ad by Google? If you are aware, Google hardly ever spends on advertsing, at least not as much as Yahoo! & Bing? It’s just interesting to me that we are seeing a little more aggressiveness on Google’s part to dominate.  What do you think? By the way, if you click the ad Google has on CNN, it takes you to the video below. I also added some additional goodies from...

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Take a look at Googles gift to San Jose Airport

Posted by on Nov 15, 2009 in Google, Video | 0 comments

Just gotta love Google!

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