Google Offers on the Way, Should Groupon Have Sold?

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Google has a new project in the works that appears to be a direct competitor to Groupon. It’s called Google Offers. According to an official fact sheet about the product, obtained by Mashable, Google Offers is "a new product to help potential customers and clientele find great deals in their area through a daily email." Should Groupon have sold to …

Google Cloud Picker Feature Discovered Prematurely

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It has been revealed that Google is testing something called "Google Cloud Picker". It’s apparently not something we’re supposed to know about yet.  According to those who spotted it, it appeared when they tried to insert files and images into Google Sites and Blogger. A screenshot is now making the rounds, showing that it is tied to Picasa, Maps, Google …

World of Warcraft on the iPad With The Help of Gaikai

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Have you ever heard of Gaikai? It’s a service (currently in beta) that lets you play games in your browser, directly from the cloud. Gaikai runs and hosts the games, which are then streamed to the end user with the help of Java, Flash, or Silverlight. Although iPad’s browser doesn’t support Flash, someone seemingly found the way to run World …

Gmail Adds OAuth Support for Safer 3rd Party Sign-ins

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Google announced the addition of OAuth support in Gmail in a blog post today, which is a highly positive move that allows you to give third party applications access to the contents on your email without having to give them your password. You may be familiar with the term from Twitter, who added OAuth support back in April of last …

Twitter Unveils New Homepage [PIC]

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Twitter has just rolled out a new homepage that non-logged in users see when they visit Twitter.com. It features scrolling trending topics, “top tweets” (a tweet from Justin Bieber was the first one I saw… go figure), and a “who’s here” with avatars of well-known users and brands that are on the microblogging service. It’s not clear if the new …

Google Testing Hotel Prices in Google Maps

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Google is testing a new feature within Google Maps: displaying specific hotel prices. The feature has been turned on for “a small portion of users.” The new feature is very straightforward: whenever you search for hotels in a specific region, you will have the ability to check the prices of hotels that show up in search results, based on the …