Yahoo continues its rebranding campaign dubbed “It Starts with Y!ou” by adding some more bling blings to the Yahoo Messenger client. Now with new audibles and avatars, YM extends Yahoo’s “Yodelling” campaign which started with the Yodel Studio.
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As the data you store on Google’s servers is still yours, not theirs, it’s good to see the Internet giant taking seriously your right to easily move it around without being tied to using Google’s services forever once you’ve decided to start.
To that end, “data liberation” (as Google calls it) has extended to Google Docs.
You can now ZIP up and export multiple documents in multiple formats all at once instead of doing it one at a time.
There is a content limit of 500MB on each download, but that’s apparently around 20,000 files so it shouldn’t be an inconvenience.
File export options include (depending on original format) Microsoft Word and Excel, HTML, Open Document and Spreadsheet, PDF, Rich Text Format or plain text.
Results of the survey conducted by a research company shows that majority of moms who won an iPhone use it to entertain their kids – downloading games and educational materials. In addition, majority of them also use the iPhone as a a shopping tool – locating stores, jotting down to-buy lists and as a notepad.
Do you use Google Maps much? I use it a fair bit not only for finding local directions and landmarks but also because I like maps for their own sake.
So, I was pleased to see that Google has updated its Google Maps to make them even clearer to view and more useful.
Given that the range of information that’s represented on Google Maps has increased significantly over the almost five years it’s been around, it probably was due a facelift.
Colours have been optimised, roads are clearer to follow, and there’s more detail when zoomed in making it easier to use the maps for navigation.
Presumably, these changes will be echoed on mobile versions of Google Maps as well.
Check it out. What do you think?
In case you’re a Mac user feeling left out when Amazon announced that it will be releasing “Kindle for PC”, well don’t fret because there will also be “Kindle for Mac.” Both Kindle for Mac and Kindle for PC