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Identifying Music Playing Directly from Android Homescreen with ‘Sound Search for Google Play’ Widget

Sound Search for Google Play, a new widget let you start identifying music playing around you, directly from your Android device’s homescreen.

After you’ve installed the Google Play Sound Search widget, “just go to the widget picker and drag the Sound Search widget onto your homescreen. You can click on the widget at …

Google+ Tab in Blogger.com Dashboard; YouTube Homepage Experiment Puts Recommended Videos in the Activity Stream

To help its Blogger.com users tap into the growing Google+ community — Google today, introduced a new tab called “Google+” in the Blogger dashboard.

To get started, click the “Google+” tab in the Blogger dashboard and then the “Upgrade” button. If you’ve already upgraded to Google+, we’ll help you associate your blog with …

Google Analytics Adds Flow Viz PDF Export and Alerts Widget; DFP Academy Step-by-step Getting Started Guide for DFP Small Business Launched

Google Analytics introduces a new feature for Flow Viz: PDF Export. This feature can be found in all Flow Viz reports, including the Visitors Flow, Goal Flow, and Events Flow.

“The PDF export will respect your interactions within the flow. If you highlighted a connection, or changed the dimension, the exporter will print …

Facebook for WordPress Plugin Brings Social Publishing Features as Widgets to 16.6% of the Web

WordPress “powers 16.6 percent of the web,” and attracts “more than 600 million unique visitors each month.” In order to help WordPress publishers easily integrate Facebook features into their blog(s), the company today rolled out a new “Facebook for WordPress” plugin, making it simple for anyone to make their WordPress site more social – “no …

Gmail People Widget Shows Contextual Information About Contacts; Introducing Google Music Labs Page; Simplified Google Account Switching

Email is just as much about the people you communicate with as it is what you’re communicating about. The “Gmail people widget,” located on the right-hand side of your messages, shows you contextual information about people you’re interacting with in Gmail.

With the people widget you’ll also be able to easily email, chat, …

AdSense Publisher Toolbar for Chrome Opens ‘At a Glance’ Account Performance Widget in Your Browser

Google AdSense team released a new Chrome extension called “AdSense Publisher Toolbar,” that when viewing a website will show you a snapshot of your AdSense account performance as a widget in the corner of your browser window, and show you an earnings summary, broken down by recent and all time performance as well as your …

Custom Maps Android App Lets You Create Digital Maps from Any Map Image

A new Android app called “Custom Maps” — recently released as open source allows for easy creation of digital maps from any map image. The image can be a photo of a paper map, a photo of a brochure map, or a picture of the map posted at a trailhead or at the entrance to …

SSL Support Enabled On Tweet Button and Follow Button Widgets

Twitter has now enabled the SSL support for the Tweet and Follow Button widgets.

“That means that now you can add these widgets to your secure https pages, enabling users to easily share your content and follow your accounts without leaving your site,” said Twitter in a blog post. …

LG Optimus Pro and Optimus Net Smartphones Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread Announced

LG Electronics today on July 15, launched two new Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” additions to the LG Optimus Series of smartphones — the LG Optimus Pro (LG-C660) and the LG Optimus Net (LG-P690).

LG Optimus Pro, is a first smartphone with a portrait bar QWERTY keyboard, and offers the best …

Introduction to Building Complex UIs Using jQuery UI

Building a web application with jQuery makes the task easier. Similarly, building a web application with a complex UI is made easier with jQuery’s sister project jQuery UI.

“With jQuery UI we have a collection of interactions, widgets and a theme builder at our fingertips that allows us to make a cohesive UI. …

Sn0wbreeze 2.8b1 and Tethered Redsn0w Now Available – Unlocked iPhones Coming this Wednesday

This post covers some iOS jailbreak releated news;

First, for iOS 5 developer (or play one on TV), you may be interested in jailbreaking your iOS 5 devices (iPad 2s need not apply) so that you can build Notification widgets or something.

Good news,you now have options — both jailbreaks are …

Microsoft Translator Update Released Now with ‘Customize Translations, Enhanced UX and API Enhancements’

Microsoft Translator today received some new features, and a slew of improvements based on users feedback:

“The collaborative translations feature that we released as a technology preview last year is now complete, and adds a user and role management system that enables site owners to collaborate with their visitors, trusted translators and moderators …

Introducing ‘People Widget’ in Gmail Messages

Google over the next two weeks rolling out a new people widget located on the right hand side of your Gmail messages. “The people widget surfaces content from friends, family and colleagues that is already available to you but may be hard to find and makes it easier to connect with them,” informed Google.

Infographic: Timeline of Facebook’s Social Widgets

April 21st, was the 1st birthday of Facebooks’ “Like” button, and promptly shared the news that 10,000 sites are, like, using the plugin every day. The social networking behemoth then continued its parade of social widgets last week, giving the Like button a new partner in crime with the “Send” button, which allows users to …

ShortForm at 2011 Google I/O: Mix and Share the World’s Best Videos Curated by VJs

ShortForm participating in Google I/O 2011, is a new entertainment medium where you find continuous channels of the best videos, curated by a growing community of VJs. At ShortForm you can be a viewer, a VJ, or both. Viewers subscribe to channels of interest, lean back, and enjoy a continuous stream of videos. VJs mix …