Google Friends Newsletter - November 2010

POWER TIP

Edit Google Docs on your mobile browser

Now you can edit your Google Docs on the go from your mobile device. To get started, go to docs.google.com in your mobile browser and select the document you want to edit. Then, while viewing that document, press the "Edit" button to switch to the mobile editor. This feature is currently available to English-language users on Android with Froyo (version 2.2) and on iOS devices (version 3.0+).
http://mobile.google.com/docs

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NEW PRODUCTS & UPDATES

Instant Previews

Instant Previews helps you choose the right search result faster by displaying a visual preview of each result showing the layout of that webpage as well as text call-outs that highlight where your search term appears on the page. To use Instant Previews, click once on the magnifying glass next to any search result to see a preview of the webpage. After you activate Instant Previews, you can hover over any other result to see a preview.
http://www.google.com/instantpreviews

Google Earth 6

The newest version of Google Earth features an integrated Street View experience, so you can seamlessly explore areas at street level. Try it by dragging and dropping Pegman from the navigation control dock to any highlighted blue road, then look around. We've also added dozens of species of 3D trees all over the world. Finally, it's now much easier to travel back in time and browse historical imagery. Download Google Earth 6 for free.
http://www.earth.google.com

Boutiques.com

Boutiques.com is a personalized shopping experience that lets you find and discover fashion goods, by creating your own curated boutique or through a collection of boutiques curated by taste-makers—celebrities, stylists, designers and fashion bloggers. Boutiques uses computer vision and machine learning technology to visually analyze your taste and match it to items you might like.
http://www.boutiques.com/

Track Santa on Christmas Eve

This Christmas Eve, visit the NORAD Tracks Santa website to follow Santa on Google Maps and Google Earth. Follow Santa as he travels around the world and watch videos of him delivering presents to children everywhere. Visit the site from December 1-23 to play a fun game in the Countdown Calendar and don't forget to come back on December 24 to watch Santa's flight live on Google Maps.
http://www.noradsanta.org

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MISCELLANY

For YouTube fans with little time on their hands, we recently started a new series of YouTube updates on the Official Google Blog. Every couple of weeks, we'll share the latest product features, interesting programs to watch and tips you can use to grow your audience on YouTube. So far, we've covered a wide variety of topics, including Chrome browser extensions to make the YouTube viewing experience more cinematic, milestones like the fact that 35 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute and much more.
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/search/label/youtube%20highlights

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