Google: More than Just a Search Engine

Google: More than Just a Search Engine

For years, it's seemed like the only companies that were actually changing the world and how we communicate were computer and technology companies. When Google was found in 1996 as a research project, people didn’t think much of it. However since then, it has not only changed the world and how we communicate, but it has redefined several features of the internet. Now Google is reinventing itself as more then just a search engine, with new services like Google Maps, Adroid smartphones, Google Glasses and even a driverless car. Google has even developed its own catchphrase created by the community themselves… if you’re looking for something, just “Google It”.

Google Maps

One of the earliest evolutions that came about from Google was Google Maps, now complete with variations, including Google Earth. Back before google map technology people would use flat 2-dimentional maps on sites like Mapquest, which often featured complicated directions that would only lead to frustration. Google Maps gives people the opportunity to get a 3-dimensional look at their directions and where they’re going. Additionally, global enthusiasts can use Google Earth to get a realistic topography map of layouts around the world.

Android

No one ever thought there would be a competing phone that would stack up to Apple’s still famous iPhone. But with Android powered by Google, Google has managed to effectively change communication. Many of the features and presentations of the Apple iPhone are similarly found on the Android. Additional features like Gmail, Google Earth, and several other applications have made the “Droid” stand out from the rest of the competition, and put it in the same ring with the iPhone.

The Driverless Car

The driverless car was a project created by Google several years ago, and they have even begun testing them on open streets in both Nevada and Arizona. What does it have to do with the internet and communication? Absolutely everything, from GPS to satellite internet technology. When you have the resources to make the world a safer and more technologically advanced placed, Google takes advantage of that.

Importance of a Quality Web Development Portfolio
Understanding Web Development Basics

Related Posts

 

Popular Blog Posts

Administrator
12 July 2012
Company Blog
Nothing’s more important than protecting our family, our investments, and our businesses. While we may be very wary about how much we spend on other things, most people realize that they need to use a...
Administrator
01 May 2013
Marketing Blog
After a rocky start with branding through social media, companies are catching on to the importance of threading a brand's message through the fabric of the social media fabric. Only a handful of medi...
Administrator
02 February 2013
Tech Blog
Facebook’s introduction of voice messages through its Messenger app presages a major shift in how the world communicates. Voice messaging is available through other web services such as Vonage, Skype ...
Administrator
13 January 2019
Web Design Blog
When building a new website, take into consideration the Content Management Platform (CMS) that is going to best suit your companies needs. Today's leading web platforms include WordPress, Joomla, Mag...
Administrator
11 October 2018
Tech Blog
Google has officially announced the end of Google Plus. The struggling social media platform is seeing an end to its short-lived run, which simply never seemed to gain traction.The Failed Social Media...
Wordpress Joomla Drupal Magento Dreameaver