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Archive for April 1st, 2007

I’ve been extremely impressed at the ideas and innovations they come up with: Google Docs & Spreadsheets let’s you upload files that can be modified by multiple users at the same time; Google Calendars let’s you share and collaborate as a family, church, etc.; Google Maps merges looking for directions with searching for an address when you don’t know directions (I used to text message google for directions and even weather without internet phone costs); Image Google offers an awesome catalog of images simply by typing in text. What else are they gonna think of???

Another new product I was thinking about a few months back was a good way to save all the great stuff you find while surfing the net- especially for students or writers doing research. Enter Google Notebook.

I can’t believe it. Gmail is introducing Gmail Paper, which will print out email and photo attachments for free, with no shipping and handling cost.

How? Advertisements on the paper:

Is it free?

Yes. The cost of postage is offset with the help of relevant, targeted, unobtrusive advertisements, which will appear on the back of your Gmail Paper prints in red, bold, 36 pt Helvetica. No pop-ups, no flashy animations—these are physically impossible in the paper medium.

This really beats them all. Free printing. If anyone tries it out, leave me some feedback. It seems to good to be true.

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