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[9 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

As you’d well know, you can grab the latest “news” from a plethora of sources on a variety of devices — email, web, phone, whatever…. some of the technophobic amongst us even use paper!
But what do you do when you want the oldest news — back before the Gold Rush (well, perhaps not quite that long ago). Well, if Google has their way, it’ll be stored in their Google News Archive — as they work hand-in-hand with publishers to digitize their content — ripe and ready for you to search through. …

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[21 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

How do you find a lost document? Probably not by using the Windows Search Assistant, his name is Rover, but let’s just say he’s not exactly a greyhound…
Nope — when you’ve really got to find something in a hurry, and you’ve no clue at all where you left it, it’s time to step up and give the big boys a chance, see what Larry Page and Sergey Brin have to offer.
Possibly somewhat alarmingly Google Desktop indexes just about everything on your hard disk(s) … no matter what the format. So …

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[20 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Roughly a year ago, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, included the word “Google”, albeit with a reference to it being a trademark.
arts technica’s Nate Anderson, even went so far as to make a prediction that within a decade, it will also become a word with an alternate (negative) connotation, i.e.
“Go google yourself”
Of course, presently it refers to the use of the Google search engine on the web. On the other hand, the same online dictionary isn’t quite so generous with fellow search-engine-classmate Yahoo – referring to it as a noun for a …