Category Archives: Google

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Google Translate Includes “Handwriting” Feature

By Mark Rosch

While many people are familiar with the ability to type or enter a link to a Web page written in a foreign language into the Google Translate tool, fewer are aware that you can also handwrite or draw characters or pictographs of languages (such as Chinese, Japanese, or Korean) that do not use the "Latin/Roman/Western&quo...


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Google Shuts Down Google+ Social Networking Site

Google is shutting down it's Google+ (Google Plus) social networking site.

Google is shutting down its social networking site after "reportedly failing to publicly disclose a security bug affecting hundreds of thousands of accounts on the service," (according to CNN).

The "security bug"...


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Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting

Did Google mean to take away the ability to turn off "Instant Predictions" in search? Or did it just get lost in the last update of the Chrome browser?

I had a look at my Google Search Settings today and was surprised by...


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Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting

Did Google mean to take away the ability to turn off "Instant Predictions" in search? Or did it just get lost in the last update of the Chrome browser?

I had a look at my Google Search Settings today and was surprised b...


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Size Matters to Google | Increases File Size Limit for Incoming Email Attachments

In a blog post, Google announced that Gmail users can now receive email attachments up to 50MB in size.

By way of an explanation, Google recognizes that, "sometimes you need to receive large files as direct email attachments." The key phrase here is "direct email attachments." This cha...


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Size Matters to Google | Increases File Size Limit for Incoming Email Attachments

In a blog post, Google announced that Gmail users can now receive email attachments up to 50MB in size.

By way of an explanation, Google recognizes that, "sometimes you need to receive large files as direct email attachments." The key phrase here is "direct email attachments." This cha...


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Google Offers Proximity Search

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Updated: November 13, 2016

Many paid legal research products such as LexisNexis and Westlaw o...


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Google Introduces (Yet Another) New Name for Google for Work

Google has announced yet another new name for its suite of cloud-based office productivity and collaboration software. The product most-recently known as Google Apps for Work in now called "G Suite." 


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Google Kills Hangouts On Air

Category : Google , Google Apps , Newsitem , YouTube

Google is apparently discontinuing the public "Hangouts On Air" feature. Hangouts On Air allowed users to broadcast a video stream (lecture, presentation, performance, or other event) and make it accessible to anyone with the URL. Public streaming of events will still be available via Google's YouTube Live feature.


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Google Introduces New Email Security Warning in Gmail

Category : Gmail , Google , Google Apps , Newsitem

Most of you know that when Google detects "spam" messages, Google flags them as "Spam," and automatically moves them into a separate Spam folder, bypassing your Inbox completely. You may have also noticed that Google displays an "exclamation point: in place of the sender's picture or avatar in the upper left-hand corner of the message as a visual flag.


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