October 1, 2011
by googleplusplanet

Google opens its own retail stores

Google just opened its first retail kiosk in London, UK as an effort to promote Google’s Chromebooks running on ChromeOS. Called the Chrome Zone, Google hopes to help consumers choose and purchase the right chromebook for them.  Unlike Apple Stores or Microsoft Store, the Chrome Zone is only a kiosk inside a branch of PC World.

The store currently sells Chromebooks and various accessories, but no sign of other Google hardware products like Android tablets and phones. Chromebooks runs on ChromeOS, which is heavily dependent of Cloud services for storage and for day-to-day use. Google … Continue Reading →

July 26, 2011
by googleplusplanet

Customize your Google+ with Ultimate Google Plus

Google+ Ultimate extension for ChromeThe Chrome extension Ultimate Google+ is a great way to enhance your time on the Google Plus. Think of it as  counterpart to Better Facebook for Facebook.

This extension adds a few extra features to Google plus. For instance, it adds a notification icon to your Chrome toolbar as well as some subtle (and some obvious) interface tweaks on Google +.

Here are some of the features included with this useful plugin:

  • dropdown-google-plus-ultimateA notification counter is displayed in your Chrome toolbar; clicking it will reveal the notifications just like on Google’s top bar.
  • The navigation
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