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Be a ‘Google Power Searcher’

Google has many hidden features that can enhance and focus search queries, but not all of them are known to the public at large. These are in addition to the standard and advanced search options that are displayed whenever people use Google.…

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Google Maps for Android: Now Offline!

Have you ever lost reception while driving and discovered your Google map app could no longer give you directions? Previously, an internet connection was required to access area maps, so in places with low or no reception, you’d just have to find your own way.…

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Work of Fiction Inspires a New Search Engine

#JAGSTER: Judiciously Arranged Global Search-Term Evaluative Ranker

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“Caitlin Decter is young, pretty, feisty, a genius at math — and blind. Still, she can surf the net with the best of them, following its complex paths clearly in her mind. When a Japanese researcher develops a new signal-processing implant that might give her sight, she jumps at the chance, flying to Tokyo for the operation. 

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Wolfram|Alpha Becomes Smarter, Nobody Notices

In news that caught the attention of nobody, Wolfram Research implemented a significant upgrade to its Wolfram|Alpha answer engine.

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Wolfram|Alpha is one of the smartest answer engines out there, and so much more than that. Based on British scientist Stephen Wolfram’s 1988 mathematics platform Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha uses sophisticated algorithms to attempt to distil the meaning of questions.…

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Code Club: Teaching Children to Code

Code Club is a visionary new organisation dedicated to generating interest in and teaching children to code. They want to establish a free nationwide after school club for children aged 10-11 where the children will learn coding. Some of their objectives include getting a code club set up in a quarter of all primary schools in the UK by 2014 and to make coding a fun and cool activity for children to get excited about.…

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Google Coordinate

Google Coordinate is an enterprise service designed to oversee and manage mobile teams.

By utilising several existing technologies integrated into a new framework Google now offers their enterprise users ability to organise, track and coordinate staff ‘on the road’ more efficiently.…

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Isabelle Olsson & Google Glass

Isabelle OlssonIsabelle Olsson is the Senior Industrial Designer of Google’s “Project Glass”. The objective of the Project Glass is to create new technology that enables individuals to explore and share their worlds. Olsson’s team at Google is currently in the early stages of production, and still accepting feedback on what features Project Glass should include.…

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Do you want to contribute to the Australian Science knowledge community?

(For those drawn here from blog posts and other social media sites, Australian Science is a science and technology magazine and blogging network covering new technologies, web, education, scientific materials, and other related fields.)


We are expanding our blogging and network activities to cover more scientific fields.…

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5 Things I Love About Bing Webmaster Tools

Five awesome features and options in Bing’s ‘phoenixed’ webmaster tools and how they compare to Google Webmaster Tools.

#1 – Link Explorer

This tool allows you to slice and dice your link profile much like Open Site Explorer or Majestic SEO do.…

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