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If you were browsing through the Google Play store to check out this month's free music, you might've noticed an addition to the sidebar. Nestled between the device and wishlist tabs is a section devoted to showcasing anything you've starred or given a +1, called, wait for it, "My Play activity."...

April 2nd 2014 at 1:22am 0 Comments
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Google has finally added a feature to its social network that makes its +1 feature work more like That Other Social Network's "like" button. As shown above and detailed in a post by team member Shimrit Ben-Yair, starting today it will "occasionally highlight" posts that were +1'd by people you've...

July 9th 2013 at 9:34pm 0 Comments
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If you're lacking the mental perspicacity to memorize that bizarre string that constitutes your Google+ profile (or business page) we've got some good news -- Google's continuing its roll-out of custom URLs to its most popular social network pages. You'll have to make sure that you stake a claim t...

August 23rd 2012 at 5:17pm 0 Comments
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Although Google's had its +1 button all over the web for some time now, helping folks show their allegiance to things they like, it's lacked a dedicated button just for sharing content. That's now changed, as the Google+ development team recently let loose the Share button. The button is similar i...

April 25th 2012 at 4:21pm 0 Comments
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Twitter recently revamped its web interface, and now Google has decided to do the same for the Google+ web app, bringing two new features that should be a boon for the Big G's thriving social network. You can now see who's been rolling out +1's to your latest Hello Kitty pics with a simple click o...

January 18th 2012 at 3:51pm 0 Comments
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Looking for someone to hang out with today? Grab your iPhone and slurp up the latest update to the Google+ app. Released on Friday, this refresh introduces Hangouts functionality to the iOS crowd, bringing them up to speed with Android users. The app's Huddle feature, meanwhile, has been rename...

September 26th 2011 at 12:28am 0 Comments
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Looks like not even mighty Google itself is able to resist the charms of a bit of widespread internet shorthand. +1, whether used to uprank an Engadget comment or in freehand writing to signify one's support / approval of something, is making its way into Google search results. You'll soon be able...

March 30th 2011 at 2:39pm 0 Comments