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2 May 2011
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This list of Google products includes all major desktop, mobile and online products released or acquired by Google Inc. They are either a gold release, in beta development, or part official of the Google Labs initiative. This list also includes prior products, that have been merged, discarded or renamed. Features within products, such as web search features, are not listed.
Contents [hide]
1 In-Store
1.1 TV
2 Desktop
2.1 Standalone applications
2.2 Desktop extensions
3 Mobile
3.1 Online
3.2 Downloadable
4 Web
4.1 Account management
4.2 Advertising
4.3 Communication and publishing
4.4 Development
4.5 Mapping
4.6 Search
4.7 Statistics
4.8 Other
5 Hardware
6 Services
7 Previous
8 See also
9 References
10 External links

Google TV Hardware can watch TV and go on the internet, as known as Internet TV with Adobe Flash Player 10.1

[edit]Standalone applications
AdWords Editor (Mac OS X, Windows 2000 SP3+, XP, Vista)
Desktop application to manage a Google AdWords account, it lets users make changes to their account and advertising campaigns before synchronizing with the online service.
Google Chrome (Windows XP, Vista, 7, GNU/Linux, Mac OS X)
Web browser.
Google Desktop (Mac OS X, Windows 2000 SP3+, XP, Vista, 7, Linux)
Desktop search application that indexes emails, documents, music, photos, chats, Web history and other files. It allows the installation of Google Gadgets.
Google Earth (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, iPhone, IPad, Android)
Virtual 3D globe that uses satellite imagery, aerial photography, GIS from Google's repository.
Gmail/Google Notifier (Mac OS X, Windows 2000, XP)
Alerts users to new messages in their Gmail account.
Google Pack (Windows XP, Vista, 7)
Collection of computer applications—some Google-created (including Google Earth, Google Desktop, Picasa, Google Talk, and Google Chrome), some not.
Photos Screensaver
Slideshow screensaver as part of Google Pack, which displays images sourced from a hard disk, or through RSS and Atom Web feeds.
Picasa (Mac OS X, Linux, Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7)
Photo organization and editing application, providing photo library options and simple effects. Also includes Facial Recognition and GeoTagging features.
Picasa Web Albums Uploader (Mac OS X)
An application to upload images to the "Picasa Web Albums" service. It consists of both an iPhoto plug-in and a stand-alone application.
Quick Search box (Windows, Mac OS X)
A search box, based on Quicksilver, which allows easily viewing installed applications or performing online searches.
Secure Access (Windows 2000, XP)
VPN client for Google WiFi users, whose equipment does not support WPA or 802.1x protocols
SketchUp (Mac OS X, Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7)
Modeling application to sketch simple 3D structures for integrating into Google Earth.
Talk (Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, 7)
Application for VoIP and instant messaging. It consists of both a service and a client used to connect to the service, which uses the XMPP protocol.
Visigami (Mac OS X Leopard)
Image search application screen saver that searches files from Google Images, Picasa and Flickr.
Pinyin Input Method (Windows 2000, XP, Vista) (Google China)
Input Method Editor that is used to convert Chinese Pinyin characters, which can be entered on Western-style keyboards, to Chinese characters.
Japanese Input (Windows XP SP2+, Vista SP1+, 7, Mac OS X Leopard+) (Google Japan)
Japanese Input Method Editor.
Google Indic Input Method (Windows 2000, XP, Vista) (Google India)
Input Method Editor that is used to convert Indic characters, which can be entered on Western-style keyboards, to Indian Language characters.
[edit]Desktop extensions
These products created by Google are extensions to software created by other organizations.
Blogger Web Comments (Firefox only)
Displays related comments from other Blogger users.
Dashboard Widgets for Mac (Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets)
Collection of mini-applications including Gmail, Blogger and Search History.
Gears (Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari)
A browser plug-in that enables development of off-line browser applications.
Send to Mobile (Firefox; discontinued, and Google Chrome)
Allows users to send text messages to their mobile phone about web content.
Toolbar (Firefox, Internet Explorer)
Web browser toolbar with features such as a Google Search box, pop-up blocker and ability for website owners to create buttons.

These products can be accessed through a browser on a mobile device.
Google Wallet & Google Offers
On May 26, 2011, Google introduced Google Wallet at an event in New York City. The services will combine coupons and discounts and payments at the time people buy things through their phone. [1]
Blogger Mobile
Available on some US networks only. Allows updating Blogger blog from mobile devices.
Buzz is a social networking service built into Gmail. It was released on February 9, 2010.
Displays a list of all Google Calendar events on a mobile device; users can quickly add events to personal calendars.
View documents on a mobile device.
Access a Gmail account from a mobile device using a standard mobile web browser. Alternatively, Google provides a specific mobile application to access and download Gmail messages quicker. User must now provide phone number to verify account.
Allows user to access Google News in a mobile-optimized view.
Google Mobilizer
Optimizes web pages for mobile web browsers.
Mobile version of iGoogle that can be easily customised with modules.
Connect and share with friends on the go.
Product Search
Updated version of the prior Froogle Mobile that allows users to easily search for information about a product.
Displays Google Reader on a mobile device.
Mobile search
Search web pages, images, local listings and mobile-specific web pages through the Google search engine. Mobile view is enabled by default.
Picasa Web Albums
Allows viewing, sharing photo albums that are stored online on Picasa.
Google Latitude
Google Latitude is a mobile geolocation tool that lets friends know where users are via Google Maps.
Google Maps Navigation (Android only)
An Android navigation application for GPS-enabled mobile devices (such as Google Nexus One) with 3D views, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation and automatic rerouting. It is currently available in the United States, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium.[2]
Some of these products must be downloaded and run from a mobile device.
A downloadable application that has many advantages over accessing Gmail through a web [interface] on a mobile such as the ability to interact with Gmail features including labels and archiving. Requires a properly configured Java Virtual Machine, which is not available by default on some platforms (such as Palm Treo).
Maps (Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, iOS, Symbian, Palm OS, Palm WebOS, and J2ME)
A mobile application to view maps on mobile devices. Lets users find addresses and plot directions. Teamed with a GPS, it can use user geolocation and show current location on the map. Users can also share current locations with friends through Latitude. The device must have either a specific application to use Google maps or any phone with a properly configured Java Virtual Machine.
Synchronizes mobile phones with multiple Google calendars and contacts using a Google Account.
Talk (Android, BlackBerry, iOS)
VoIP and text application for smartphones. The Android version is text only and lacks the VoIP function of BlackBerry version.
Sky Map (Android, Mobile)
Augmented reality program displaying a star map which is scrolled by moving the phone.
Voice (Android, Blackberry, iPhone)
(available in U.S. only) A downloadable application for accessing Google Voice functions on selected devices.[3]
A downloadable application to view YouTube videos on selected devices.
YouTube Remote (Android)
A downloadable application to view YouTube videos, it lets users browse and play videos, control television volume and essentially do everything the YouTube Leanback product supports, but from their mobile handset.[4]
Listen (Android, Mobile; from Google Labs)
A downloadable application for subscribing to and streaming podcasts and Web audio.
Goggles (Android, iOS; from Google Labs)
A downloadable application that uses image recognition to trigger searches based on pictures taken with a device's built-in camera; taking pictures of things (examples: famous landmark, product barcode) causes searches for information on them.[5]
Shopper (Android, iOS)
A downloadable application that makes shopping easier and smarter.
Reader (Android)
A downloadable RSS application that supports unread counts, friends, sharing, liking, and starring.[6]
Books (Android, iOS)
(available in U.S. only) A downloadable application that allows users to buy and download books and keep them stored on remote servers, allows reading one book on a variety of devices.[7]
Translate (Android, iOS)
Allows users to translate conversations instantly.
Music (Google China)
A site containing links to a large archive of Chinese pop music (principally Cantopop and Mandopop), including audio streaming over Google's own player, legal lyric downloads, and in most cases legal MP3 downloads. The archive is provided by Top100.cn (i.e., this service does not search the whole Internet) and is available in mainland China only.
Music Beta by Google (beta, invitation only)
Music Beta is available now for free for a limited time, by invitation.[8] Will be an online music store that is scheduled to start operations in 2011.[9]

These products must be accessed via a Web browser.
[edit]Account management
Dashboard is an online tool that allows Google Account holders to view all their personal information Google is storing on their servers.
Ad Planner
An online tool that allows users to view traffic estimates for popular web sites and create media plans.
Ad Manager
A hosted ad management solution
Mobile advertising provider
Advertisement program for Website owners. Adverts generate revenue on either a per-click or per-thousand-ads-displayed basis, and adverts shown are from AdWords users, depending on which adverts are relevant.
Google's flagship advertising product, and main source of revenue. AdWords offers pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, and site-targeted advertising for both text and banner ads.
Google Advertising Professionals
Google's AdWords partner certification program, providing AdWords qualifications to agencies that pass exams and other criteria
AdWords Website Optimizer
Integrated AdWords tool for testing different website content, in order to gain to the most successful advertising campaigns.
Audio Ads
Radio advertising program for US businesses. Google began to roll this product out on 15 May 2007 through its existing AdWords interface, however has been discontinued.
Calling system so users can call advertisers for free at Google's expense from search results pages. This service was discontinued.
Internet ad serving provider.
Scheme for non-profit organizations to benefit from free Cost-Per-Click advertising on the AdWords network.
TV Ads
CPM-driven television advertising scheme available on a trial basis, currently aimed towards professional advertisers, agencies and partners.
[edit]Communication and publishing
3D Warehouse
Google 3D Warehouse is an online service that hosts 3D models of existing objects, locations (including buildings) and vehicles created in Google SketchUp by the aforementioned application's users. The models can be downloaded into Google SketchUp by other users or Google Earth.
Custom domain and service integration service for businesses, enterprise and education, featuring Gmail and other Google products.
Weblog publishing tool. Users can create custom, hosted blogs with features such as photo publishing, comments, group blogs, blogger profiles and mobile-based posting with little technical knowledge.
Boutiques is a personalized shopping experience that lets users find and discover fashion goods.
Integrated with Gmail service allowing to share updates, photos, videos and more at once. It lets users make conversations about things they find interesting.
Free online calendar, includes Gmail integration, calendar sharing, and a unique "quick add" function that allows inserting events using natural language input. It is similar to those offered by Yahoo! and Windows Live.
Document, spreadsheet and presentation application, with document collaboration and publishing capabilities.
News feed management services, including feed traffic analysis and advertising facilities.
Friend Connect
Friend Connect is an online service that empowers website and blog owners to add social features to their websites. It also allows users to connect with their friends on different websites that have implemented Google Friend Connect on their website.
Mini-applications designed to display information or provide a function in a succinct manner. Available in Universal or Desktop format.
Gmail (also termed Google Mail)
Free Webmail IMAP and POP email service provided by Google, known for its abundant storage and advanced interface. It was first released in an invitation-only form on April 1, 2004. Mobile access and Google Talk integration is also featured.
iGoogle (was Google Personalized Homepage)
Customizable homepage, which can contain Web feeds and Google Gadgets, launched in May 2005. It was renamed to iGoogle on April 30, 2007 (was used internally by Google).
Jaiku is a social networking, micro-blogging and lifestreaming service comparable to Twitter.
Knol is a service that enables subject experts and other users to write authoritative articles related to various topics.
Marratech e-Meeting
Web conferencing software, used internally by Google's employees. Google acquired the software from creator Marratech on April 19, 2007. Google has not yet stated what it will do with the product.
Notebook (unsupported by Google, replaced with Docs)
Web clipping application for saving online research. The tool permits users to clip text, images, and links from pages while browsing, save them online, access them from any computer, and share them with others. Google recently stopped development on Notebook and no longer accepts sign-ups. While old users can still access their notebooks, newcomers are offered to try other services such as Google Docs and Google Bookmarks.[10]
Social networking service, where users can list their personal and professional information, create relationships amongst friends and join communities of mutual interest. In November 2006, Google opened Orkut registration to everyone, instead of being invitation only.
Photos of the world.
Picasa Web Albums
Online photo sharing, with integration with the main Picasa program.
Online photo editing service.
Allows controlling how users appear and present themselves on Google products, to other Google users, and tell others a bit more about who they are.
Questions and Answers (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Thai)
Community-driven knowledge market website. Launched on June 26, 2007 that allows users to ask and answer questions posed by other users.[11]
Web-based news aggregator, capable of reading Atom and RSS feeds. It lets users search, import and subscribe to feeds. The service also embeds audio enclosures in the page. Major revisions to Google Reader were made in October 2006.
Google Sidewiki
A browser sidebar and service that allows contributing and reading helpful information alongside any web page; went online on September 23, 2009‎.
Sites (was Jotspot)
Website creation tool for private or public groups, for both personal and corporate use.
SMS Channels (Google India only)
Launched September 2008, allows users to create and subscribe to channels over SMS. Channels can be based on RSS feeds.
Speak To Tweet
Telephone service created in collaboration with Twitter and SayNow allowing users to phone a specific number and leave a voicemail; a tweet is automatically posted on Twitter with a link to the voice message stored on Google's SayNow.
Voice (United States only)
Known as "GrandCentral" before 2009-03-11, this is a free voice communication system that includes a POTS telephone number. It includes a follow-me service that lets users forward their Google voice phone number to simultaneously ring up to 6 other phone numbers. It also features a unified voice mail service, SMS and free outgoing calls via Google's "click2call" and 3rd party dialers.
Wave (unsupported by Google)
Google Wave is a product that helps users communicate and collaborate on the web. A "wave" is equal parts conversation and document, where users can almost instantly communicate and work together with richly formatted text, photos, videos, maps, and more.
Free video sharing Web site which lets users upload, view, and share video clips. In October 2006, Google, Inc., announced that it had reached a deal to acquire the company for $1.65 billion USD in Google's stock. The deal closed on 13 November 2006.
Open Source mobile phone platform developed by the Open Handset Alliance
App Engine
A tool that allows developers to write and run web applications.
Google's site for developers interested in Google-related development. The site contains Open Source code and lists of their API services. Also provides project hosting for any free and open source software.
Mashup Editor
(deprecated as of January 14, 2009) Web Mashup creation with publishing facilities, syntax highlighting, debugging.
A set of common APIs for building social applications on many websites.
Subscribed Links
Allows developers to create custom search results that Google users can add to their search pages.
Webmaster Tools (was Google Sitemaps)
Sitemap submission and analysis for the Sitemaps protocol. Renamed from Google Sitemaps to cover broader features, including query statistics and robots.txt analysis.
Web Toolkit
An open source Java software development framework that allows web developers to create Ajax applications in Java.
Google Chrome OS
An Operating System utilizing the Linux kernel and a custom Window manager.
Google Go
A compiled, concurrent programming language developed by Google.
Google Closure Tools
Javascript tools used by Google products such as GMail, Google Docs and Google Maps
Page Speed
A tool for helping developers to optimize the speed of their webpages.
City Tours
An overlay to Maps that shows interesting tours within a city
Mapping service that indexes streets and displays satellite and street-level imagery, providing driving directions and local business search.
Map Maker
Edit maps in more than 100 countries and watch the edits go into Google Maps. Become a citizen cartographer and help map the world.
Building Maker
Web based building and editing tool to create 3D buildings for Google Earth.
Google Body
A 3D anatomical model of human body.
Imagery of Mars using the Google Maps interface. Elevation, visible imagery and infrared imagery can be shown. It was released on March 13, 2006, the anniversary of the birth of astronomer Percival Lowell.
NASA imagery of the moon through the Google Maps interface. It was launched on July 20, 2005, in honor of the first manned Moon landing on July 20, 1969.
Ride Finder
Taxi, limousine and shuttle search service, using real time position of vehicles in 14 US cities. Ride Finder uses the Google Maps interface and cooperates with any car service that wishes to participate. Discontinued as of October 2009.
Sky Map
An Internet tool to view stars and galaxies, can be used via browser version of "Google Sky".
Public transport trip planning through the Google Maps interface, now fully integrated with maps. Released on December 7, 2005.
(For Google Earth, see "Standalone applications")
Social search utility which allows people to ask and answer questions within their social networks. It uses people's claimed expertise to match askers with good answerers.
Accessible Search
Search engine for the blind and visually impaired. It prioritises usable and accessible web sites in the search results, so users incur minimal distractions when browsing.
Email notification service, which sends alerts based on chosen search terms, whenever there are new results. Alerts include web results, Groups results news, and video.
Google submission database, that enables content owners to submit content, have it hosted and make it searchable. Information within the database is organized using attributes.
Blog search
Weblog search engine, with a continuously-updated search index. Results include all blogs, not just those published through Blogger. Results can be viewed and filtered by date.
Books (was Google Print)
Search engine for the full text of printed books. Google scans and stores in its digital database. The content that is displayed depends on the arrangement with the publishers, ranging from short extracts to entire books.
Online payment processing service provided by Google aimed at simplifying the process of paying for online purchases. Webmasters can choose to implement Google Checkout as a form of payment.
Code Search
Search engine for programming code found on the Internet.
Once part of Google Translate, it is now a standalone service that allows searching of words and phrases from over 22 languages.
Collection of links arranged into hierarchical subcategories. The links and their categorization are from the Open Directory Project, but are sorted using PageRank.
Directory (Google China)
Navigation directory, specifically for Chinese users.
Experimental Search
Options for testing new interfaces whilst searching with Google, including Timeline views and keyboard shortcuts.
Fast Flip
Online news aggregator that mimics the experience of flicking through a newspaper or magazine, allowing visual search of stories in manner similar to microfiche.
Searchable US business news, opinion, and financial data. Features include company-specific pages, blog search, interactive charts, executives information, discussion groups and a portfolio.
Web and email discussion service and Usenet archive. Users can join a group, make a group, publish posts, track their favorite topics, write a set of group web pages updatable by members and share group files. In January, 2007, version 3 of Google Groups was released. New features include the ability to create customised pages and share files.
Google Hotpot
is a search that allows people to rate restaurants, hotels etc. and share them with friends.
Image Labeler
Game that induces participants to submit valid descriptions (labels) of images in the web, in order to later improve Image Search.
Image Search
Image search engine, with results based on the filename of the image, the link text pointing to the image and text adjacent to the image. When searching, a thumbnail of each matching image is displayed.
Language Tools
Collection of linguistic applications, including one that allows users to translate text or web pages from one language to another, and another that allows searching in web pages located in a specific country or written in a specific language.
Life Search (Google China)
Search engine tailored towards everyday needs, such as train times, recipes and housing.
A specialised search engine that obtains show times of films near a user-entered location and provides reviews of films compiled from several different websites.
Automated news compilation service and search engine for news. There are versions of the aggregator for more than 20 languages. While the selection of news stories is fully automated, the sites included are selected by human editors.
News Archive Search
Feature within Google News, that allows users to browse articles from over 200 years ago.
Patent Search
Search engine to search through millions of patents, each result with its own page, including drawings, claims and citations.
Product Search (was Froogle)
Price engine that searches online stores, including auctions, for products.
Search engine for the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and scholarly fields. Today, the index includes virtually all peer-reviewed journals available online.
Generates a list of items when users enter a few examples. For example, entering "Green, Purple, Red" emits the list "Green, Purple, Red, Blue, Black, White, Yellow, Orange, Brown."
Mobile phone short message service offered by Google in several countries, including the USA, Japan, Canada, India and China and formerly the UK, Germany and Spain. It allows search queries to be sent as a text message. The results are sent as a reply, with no premium charge for the service.
Creates tables of information about a subject from unstructured data
Auto-completion in search results while typing to give popular searches.
University Search
Listings for search engines for university websites.
U.S. Government Search
Search engine and Personalized Homepage that exclusively draws from sites with a .gov TLD.
Video search engine and online store for clips internally submitted by companies and the general public. Google's main video partnerships include agreements with CBS, NHL and the NBA. Also searches videos posted on YouTube, Metacafe, Daily Motion, and other popular video hosting sites.
Voice Local Search
Non-premium phone service for searching and contacting local businesses
Web History (was Google Search History, Personalized Search)
Web page tracking, which records Google searches, Web pages, images, videos, music and more. It also includes Bookmarks, search trends and item recommendations. Google released Search History in April 2005, when it began to record browsing history,[12] later expanding and renaming the service to Web History in April 2007.[13]
Web Search
Web search engine, which is Google's core product. It was the company's first creation, coming out of beta on September 21, 1999, and remains their most popular and famous service. It receives 1 billion requests a day and is the most used search engine on the Internet. Google Also offers Regional search by its regional level domains, it has 189 different regional domains, see List of Google domains
Traffic statistics generator for defined websites, with strong AdWords integration. Webmasters can optimize their ad campaigns, based on the statistics that are given. Analytics is based on the Urchin software and the new version released in May 2007 integrates improvements based on Measure Map.
Data trend viewing platform to make nations' statistics accessible on the internet in an animated, interactive graph form.
Google Insights for Search is a service by Google similar to Google Trends, providing insights into the search terms people have been entering into the Google search engine.
Graph plotting application for Web Search statistics, showing the popularity of particular search terms over time. Multiple terms can be shown at once. Results can also be displayed by city, region or language. Related news stories are also shown. Has "Google Trends for Websites" sub-section which shows popularity of websites over time.
Collection of lists of the most frequent search queries. There used to be weekly, monthly and yearly lists, and topic and country specific lists. Closed 22 May 2007 and replaced by "Hot Trends, a dynamic feature in Google Trends". An annual Zeitgeist summary for the US and other countries is still produced.
Fusion Tables
Tool for gathering and visualizing arbitrary data.
Lets users control and organize all of their health information in one place; claims to be safe, secure, and free.
A website demonstrating and testing new Google projects.

Google Search Appliance
Hardware device that can connect to corporate intranets to index/search company files.
Google Mini
Reduced capacity, lower cost version of the Google Search Appliance.
Nexus One
Smartphone running the Android open source mobile operating system.
Nexus S
Smartphone running the Android open source mobile operating system, version 2.3 "Gingerbread".

Google Crisis Response
A public project, which covers ongoing and past disasters, turmoils and other emergencies.
Google Public DNS
A publicly accessible DNS server run by Google.

Applications that have been discontinued by Google, either because of integration with other Google products, or through lack of support.
Question and answer service, allowing users to pay researchers to answer questions. Google announced the close of service on November 28, 2006. All past discussions have been publicly archived.
Browser Sync
Saved browser settings for backup and use on other installations of Mozilla Firefox.
Search can be defined to specified web sites or areas of a site. Free to set up Google Co-op renamed Google Custom Search.
User desktop bar with a built-in minibrowser. It was discontinued when a very similar feature was added to Google desktop. Some users preferred Deskbar for its ability to add custom search and the minibrowser so there was no need to open another window. The last release, version 5.95, had a .NET plugin.
Free Search
Free code to embed either web search or site search into another website. Discontinued in favour of Google Co-op Custom Search Engine.
Allowed users to send images across the Internet and publish them to blogs.
Joga Bonito
Soccer community site, similar to services such as MySpace, in that each member had a profile, and could join groups based on shared interests. The service allowed a user to meet other fans, create games and clubs, access athletes from Nike, and watch and upload video clips and photos.
Lively (Windows XP, Vista)
3D animated chat program launched on July 9, 2008 and closed December 31, 2008.[14]
Local listings service, before it was integrated with mapping. The merged service was then called Google Local, which was further renamed to Google Maps due to popular demand. Google Local still exists, but only for Google Mobile Search.
Google MK-14
A 4U rack mounted server for Google Radio Automation system. Google Inc. has sold its Google Radio Automation business to WideOrbit Inc.[15]
Music Trends
Music ranking of songs played with iTunes, Winamp, Windows Media Player and Yahoo Music. Trends were generated by Google Talk's "share your music status" feature.
Page Creator
Webpage-publishing program, which can be used to create pages and to host them on Google's servers. However, to focus on another Google Webpage-publishing service called Google Sites, new sign-ups are no longer accepted since 2008. And all existing content on Page Creator has been transferred to Google Sites in 2009.
Personalized Search
Search results personalization, now fully merged with Google Accounts and Web History.
Public Service Search
Non-commercial organization service, which included free SiteSearch, traffic reports and unlimited search queries. Discontinued in February 2007 and re-directed to Google Co-op.
Rebang (Google China)
Google China's search trend site, similar to Google Zeitgeist. As of 2010, part of Google Labs.[16][17]
Related Links
Script that places units for related Web content, including pages, searches and videos, on the owner's Website, through embedded code. Discontinued in July 2007.
Search engine that means to "test innovative user interfaces." Among its features are the ability to display image results on the same page as web results, feedback about features, and continuous scrolling results. Aside from its privacy policy and terms of service, there is no Google branding on the site. Discontinued November 2008.
Shared Stuff
Web page sharing system, incorporating a Share bookmarklet to share pages, and a page to view the most popular shared items. Pages can also be shared through third party applications, such as del.icio.us or Facebook. Discontinued on March 30, 2009.
Spreadsheet management application, before it was integrated with Writely to form Google Docs & Spreadsheets. It was announced on 6 June 2006.
Video Player (Mac OS X, Windows 2000, XP)
Standalone desktop application that allows viewing videos from Google Video.
Voice Search
Automated voice system for searching the Web using the telephone. Now called Google Voice Local Search, it is currently integrated on the Google Mobile web site.
Web Accelerator (Windows 2000 SP3+, XP, Vista)
Uses various caching technologies to increase load speed of web pages (no longer available for download).
Web-based word processor created by software company Upstartle, who were acquired by Google on March 9, 2006. On October 10, 2006, Writely was merged into Google Docs & Spreadsheets.
Google X
Re-designed Google search homepage, using a Mac OS style interface. It appeared in Google Labs, but was removed the following day for undisclosed reasons.
Social networking site built specifically for use on mobile phones. Users text their location to the service, which then notifies them of crushes, friends, friends' friends and interesting venues nearby. Discontinued January 2009. Google Latitude now provides most of Dodgeball's functionality integrated into the Google Maps service.
Search engine for over 6,600 print catalogs, which are acquired through optical character recognition. Discontinued January 2009.
Google Notebook
View and add notes to an online notebook. Discontinued January 2009.
Google's directory assistance service, which can be used free of charge from any telephone in the US and Canada. Disconti
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