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June 5th is World Environment Day. The focus as always is on the impact of global warming. World Under Water is a Google Street View simulation that hopes to bring the message closer to home.
Google Classroom seamlessly integrates Google Drive, Google Docs, and Gmail. The new free tool should help teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback, and communicate easily with their students.
Nostalgia may be bittersweet, but the mere thought of the past ties us all together socially. We share our best and worst memories. This is where the Web comes in as the great watering hole.
Google Docs now has basic image editing tools. It is a simple update, but it is another important step in turning Google Docs into a document editor for all seasons.
Snapchat has always been about fleeting pictures. With the latest update, the popular photo sharing mobile app has added something more live — Video chat and instant messaging.
Bring everyone together with free group video calls on Skype. The premium feature is now free on Windows desktop, OS X, and the Xbox One. Stay connected.
It’s not only about learning programming languages, but also the little unnoticed tech skills that could take you further in your career. Iterate to the next version of you. Class is in session.
The Coursera MOOC platform has launched The Global Translator Community (GTC) program that will attempt to add translated subtitles to the 600 plus video courses on the site. Coursera is calling on volunteers.
Udacity has launched a free iPhone app. You can now access 12 full courses and 26 free and ‘open’ courses on an iPhone’s smaller screen. Learn in your downtime.
Pinterest is a “search engine” in its own right. New updates to Pinterest on mobile should help with the visual exploration. Guided Search is a new way to find content on Pinterest.
Codecademy just pressed enter on a complete makeover. If you are learning how to code, the new layout of the popular website and the extra features could make programming more fun.
Thanks to the Web, we can take inspiration from the many who actually have escaped from the cubicle and have stepped out further with globetrotting. They are the intrepid breed called “the digital nomads”.
Google Street View has been the best tool to travel around the world in eighty seconds. Now, a simple but fun update on Google Street View allows you to roll back time.
Apple just reiterated that it is committed to its green initiative and recycling. The company announced that every Apple retail store around the world will take back Apple products for recycling.
Stay in the know with email notifications for Google Trends. You can now subscribe to your favorite search topics, “hot trends” for any country, and the U.S. monthly top charts.