A vanity URL is creatively linked to something making it easier to remember. Google+ doesn’t offer vanity URLs for user profiles, making it difficult to remind and share with others. It didn’t take long for a couple of profile address shortening service for the beta version of the Google+ which help in creating a vanity URL free of charge.
Now you can use an image instead of words to start your Google search. Image search narrows down your search results, and saves your valuable time. Google image search is very useful if you are working on images on a certain topic.
Instant Pages is the next step of Google Instant introduced last year to save search time. Instant Pages can get the top search result ready in the background while you are choosing which link to click, saving you yet another two to five seconds on typical searches.
Now you can explore the web in an entirely new way by using an image instead of words to start your Google search. There are four ways to search by image. You can drag and drop an image, upload an image, copy and paste the URL for an image, or right-click an image on the web to search Google with an image.
Now it is easy to search out loud. You can talk instead of type to search on google.com. All you need is Google Chrome and a built-in or attached microphone. Google has added speech recognition into search on desktop for Chrome users.
Google has added some new stuff with the launch of Google+ Project to make sharing online more like sharing in real life. They have set up a demo page to take a tour to have a quick look at the core features of the project. I am publishing here the text and graphics from that demo page.
Google+ is currently available for download as an app in the Android Market. With Instant Upload, your photos upload themselves. Huddle takes care of texting by turning all different conversations into one simple group chat.
Bumping into friends while you’re out and about is one of the best parts of going out and about. With Hangouts, the unplanned meet-up comes to the web for the first time. Let your mates know that you’re hanging out and see who drops by for a face-to-face-to-face chat. Until we perfect teleportation, it’s the next best thing.
Remember when your Grandpa used to cut articles out of the paper and send them to you? That was nice. That’s kind of what Sparks does: It looks for videos and articles that it thinks you’ll like, so that when you’re free there’s always something to watch, read and share. Grandpa would approve.
You share different things with different people. But sharing the right things with the right people shouldn’t be a hassle. Circles makes it easy to put your friends from Saturday night in one circle, your parents in another and your boss in a circle all on his own – just like in real life.