In today’s very Google-y remains: Google’s released a new Chrome extension that exchanges your tabs for charitable donations, Google TV adds Netflix support, and Bing gets a very big upgrade.
- Chrome for a Cause
Between December 15 – 19, using Google Chrome’s charity extension, users will support donation efforts across a variety of causes by simply opening tabs in Chrome. [Google Causes]
- Security Guru Launches iPhone App To Hack Colorblindness
Researcher Dan Kaminsky created an augmented reality iPhone app that helps people with red-green colorblindness to better distinguish the colors. [Forbes]
- What’s new with Google TV?
A Google TV update went out to users today adding support for Netflix, Android devices as remotes, and the capability to resize dual view windows. [Google TV Blog]
- Bing Releases Huge Set of Upgrades: Maps, Local, Mobile, Travel, Image Search
In a slew of updates today, Bing and Bing mobile added deeper Facebook integration along with Maps, and search updates. [Search Engine Land]
- Google Body Browser
Recently demoed Chrome webapp Body Browser showcases Chrome’s ability to render application-like apps through the web without plugins. Chrome 8 users can enable the feature, while beta users already have it enabled. [Google Operating System]
- Letting everyone do great things with App Inventor
Users looking to get their hands on Google App Inventor can now do so as the application leaves private beta and enters labs. [Google Research Blog]