As we’re coming to the end of this year, everyone starts to look towards the next one and there will no doubt be an upsurge of articles predicting the web trends of 2010 in the next days to come. However, in this article, we’ll be talking about what’s actuallydriving these trends now, and what they mean for the future of the internet.
BREAKING!!! Google has just launched real-time search, integrated into it’s all search results pages.
Google real-time search takes all the latest happenings from Live tweets, Yahoo Answers, News articles and Web pages. Good part: It works on mobiles (including iPhone) too.
That’s not all, though. Google’s has laid partnerships with both Facebook (Facebook) and MySpace (MySpace) to pull in data in real-time. The features might not be available to everyone yet, but will be within the next few days. However, all users can see it now via a “Hot Topics” feature that’s been added to Google Trends. Click on any trend, then click a “Hot Topic,” and you’ll see the new “Latest Results” area of Google search results. For example, you can currently see real-time updates for the Tiger Woods story. or CLICK HERE TO TRY NEW RealTime Search
Visual search, amazing, I knew it was a missing functionality in the world 3 years ago. I tried to figure out how to realize it and now, it comes with google goggles.
Today at Google’s Search event, Google has launched a new application for Google Android mobile phones that will allow people to search for more information about a famous landmark or work of art simply by taking a photo of that object. The announcement came along with Google Real Time Live search.
Google Goggles can recognise books, tourist attractions, famous paintings and even company logos. Focus your phone’s camera on an object, and Google compares elements of that picture against its database of images and will point you to the relevant results.
What’s more is the Google is able pinpoint the location of the phone user through the GPS software and digital compass built in to many of the phones that run Google’s Android operating system. The company says it can recognise tens of millions of objects and places.