The Sparrow blog: We’re excited to announce that Sparrow has been acquired by Google! We care a lot about how people communicate, and we did our best to provide you with the most intuitive and pleasurable mailing experience. Why does that last sentence sound like they failed at it or are giving up? We’d like … Continue reading Sparrow Gets Google’d
I love that they’ve done this when you search for a sports team now. It’s not overly practical, but it’s nice to know they care.
This is a great search results page, for more than one reason:
It’s telling that even within the Gmail team, there is a basic, fundamental, deep-seeded inability to put things together in a contextually graceful way that makes sense to actual (non-Googler) users—in other words, to deliver a great user experience. […] Understanding how users want to navigate around the application, which tasks to show as buttons … Continue reading Gmail’s Permanent Failure: Only Humans Can Build Software For Humans
Recently, I switched back to using Google Reader from a short experiment with Feverº. As part of the switch back, I decided I would wipe my list of subs and start over to make sure I was prioritizing and categorizing appropriately. In doing so, I stumbled across this post on the Google Reader blog from … Continue reading Use Google Reader? Make Subscribing Easier.
Google Books: I’m excited to announce that starting today, Google Books will offer free downloads of these and more than one million more public domain books in an additional format, EPUB. By adding support for EPUB downloads, we’re hoping to make these books more accessible by helping people around the world to find and read … Continue reading Google Books: I’m excited to announce …
Well, actually, Google is all about the advertising, but that’s another article. From the Twitter blog: We went back to the original sketch and made everything far more awesome. Currently, a small subset of Twitter users are trying this new search feature in the sidebar of their Twitter home page. When you do a search, … Continue reading Twitter, Like Google, Is All About the Search