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How do you use Google Maps?

Google maps has revolutionized the way we look at the world, right down to our own neighborhoods. In this slideshow, Evan Dashevsky of PC Magazine reveals some fascinating possibilities that we can explore with Google Maps. Want to become an amateur cartographer? Fly over cities like Superman? Time travel? Evan explains how to use such […]

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A recent decision by Southern District Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein analogizes emails accounts to computer hard drives, permitting seizure of an entire email account by a law enforcement agency with a warrant in a money-laundering investigation. Judge Gorenstein’s decision is at odds with decisions by federal district courts in D.C. (In the Matter of the […]

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In a recent Google Official Blog post, Staying at the Forefront of Email Security and Reliability: HTTPS-only and 99.978 Percent Availability, Google announces that Starting today, Gmail will always use an encrypted HTTPS connection when you check or send email. Gmail has supported HTTPS since the day it launched, and in 2010 we made HTTPS the default. Today’s change […]

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Via the CNET News.com, Google now encrypts all its cloud storage customer data. The company announced on August 15, 2013 that all cloud storage data will be automatically encrypted at no charge to its customers in order to provide additional security in light of the recent NSA surveillance scandal. The encryption has “no visible performance […]

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In London, UK, the Science Museum is to host a year-long Web-Lab exhibit by Google. This exhibit can also be access online at chromeweblab.com, making it the first truly 24/7 exhibit. The exhibit is free and online, and will remain open until summer 2013. Check it out for yourself and share your experience. Visitors to the […]

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For those of you who are Google Docs users, as I am, check out Google Drive for iOS devices. Google’s native app for iOS devices allows users to access existing documents as well as create new ones on Google Docs. Additionally, users can mark their documents for offline access and editing or even collaborate offline. The […]

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Via the Official Google Search Blog, Inside Search, Google makes on average about 500 changes to its search algorithm every year. Click here to read about the ten most recent changes. To keep up with all the updates and changes, follow Inside Search.

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Happy Birthday Chrome! Via the Official Google Blog, Chrome – the open source web browser – has been launched three years ago. Download Chrome here. Additional Reading: Happy Third Birthday, Chrome! (Official Google Blog 2011) A Fresh Take on the Browser (Official Google Blog 2008)

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Good Bye To Google Wave

The big buzz over Google Wave is officially over. Google has announced that it has ended support for its Google Wave collaborative communication tool for lack of users. Google Wave, only a little over one year old, brought a new way of collaboration – collaboration and communication in real time. Even though Google Wave has […]

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When using Google Scholar’s advanced search option for legal opinion and journals, the title of the law review article retrieved is more often than not linked to the version of the article in HeinOnline or another subscription database like JSTOR. Since our Library subscribes to Hein, access on campus is not an issue. However, if […]

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