Sitting on my black swivel chair, in the office that emitted screeching noises, as I tilted left to right trying to find my comfort spot, with my fingers slowly gliding on the mouse, I clicked on the Chrome Icon.
I knew my mind felt dull after an hour-long ride to the office, I wasn’t hungry but I was soon curious when a chocolate birthday cake with a green candle showed on the Google front page on my screen.
The little number font “23” confused me, that I had to click on it. Surprisingly to me, it was Google’s 23rd birthday.
It’s no doubt that Google’s influence in people’s personal lives, business, family, friends, and technology is mammoth, that it doesn’t even feel like Google came about twenty-three years ago.
The American multinational technology company is the most visited worldwide website, that designates in Internet-related services and products, such as a search engine, online advertising technologies, software, cloud computing, and hardware.
Google stands as one of the Big Five companies in the American information technology industry, along with Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft.
The rapid growth of the company since its incorporation has been outstanding. Through the years the company has included acquisitions, products, and partnerships above Google’s core search engine.
The technology company has not relented in product development, stance, and success, on making life enjoyable, easier, and faster.
A few of these products are widely popular while a few are still coming up and as we know Google is not done with its innovations so we expect more.
Google’s most used products include Gmail, YouTube, Map, Drive, Docs, Meet e.t.c
In celebration of Google’s active twenty-three years, we have come up with a few Google’s products that you may not be familiar with:
Google Contacts is a Google management tool for contacts, that is available and attached in its free email service Gmail, as a standalone service, and is a part of Google’s business-oriented suite of web apps Google Workspace.
This computer program, known previously as Keyhole EarthViewer, renders a 3D representation of Earth-based chiefly on satellite imagery. The program maps the Earth by overlaying satellite images, onto a 3D globe, enabling users to see cities and landscapes from various angles. Users can also explore the globe by entering addresses or coordinates. The app can also be downloaded and navigated on a smartphone or tablet.
Google Collections helps in suggesting new collections to you. Using the stuff you searched for, Collection will group them and store them in one place. With that done Google’s algorithm will look at your search habits and suggests new collections. For example, Collection could suggest an activity like cooking based on your searches.
One can also save proposed recommendations and even create new ones depending on what they like, which will improve one’s search recommendations on Google, causing the desired search results to have high chances of appearing at the top.
Google Arts & Culture
This service was previously known as Google Art Project. The online platform deals with high-resolution images and videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from partner cultural organizations all around the world.
The utilization of high-resolution image technology enables the viewer to tour Google’s partner organization collections and galleries and explore their artworks’ physical and contextual information.
This product was previously known as G Suite. It is a digital interactive whiteboard refined by Google to work with Google Workspace. It has a 55″ 4K touchscreen display and is used for online partnership using Google Workspace. The display can be mounted on a wall or can be configured into a stand.
This is a podcast application done by Google and released on June 18, 2018, firstly for Android devices before opening versions for IOS and Windows. Google podcasts are supported by Google Cast.
The podcasts make users able to transfer their podcast subscriptions and history to Google Podcasts from Google Play Music
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