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This presentation is part of a project that is required in COL 270. It's about Google, its history, its uses, tools and programs. Google has become very important in our daily lives, and this …

This presentation is part of a project that is required in COL 270. It's about Google, its history, its uses, tools and programs. Google has become very important in our daily lives, and this presentation aims to prove that.

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  • 1. ALIA ALI 200903634 MARYAM OBAID 201012297 Google.com and Beyond Adjusted presentation
  • 2. Purpose of the Presentation
    • In our present day, most people need the Google searching engine to find the information they need. However, not everyone knows that Google does not only help you find specific information, but it also contains other tools that can perform other specific tasks that would make everyone’s lives much easier. From researchers to travelers, everyone can benefit from Google because it contains tools such as maps, mail box, Google Earth and Google Chrome.
  • 3. Content
    • Introduction
    • History of Google.
    • Who uses Google.
    • Google tools (Maps, Mail box)
    • Google programs (Google Earth, Google Chrome)
    • Practical assignment: Use Google Earth to locate Zayed University, Dubai
    • Google upcoming products.
    • Helping resources in learning more about Google features.
    • Bibliography.
  • 4. Introduction
    • What are search engines
      • A program that searches documents for specified keywords and returns a list of the documents where the keywords were found.
      • What are they used for?
        • Searching information from websites through internet.
        • Examine information personally.
        • The search engines and directories help you sift through all those 1's and 0's to find the specific information you need.
      • Example: Google
  • 5. History of Google
    • The Developers: Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Ph.D. students at Stanford.
  • 6. Origin of the name
    • In 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Brin called their initial search engine "BackRub,“ - named for its analysis of the web's "back links.
    • "google.com" .
  • 7. History of Google
      • Difficulties Google Faced
      • Why is it successful until now?
        • ability to adapt
        • their work ethic philosophy, their aggressive
        • stance in terms of acquiring business which they believe add value to their services
        • providing an outstanding service to its users.
  • 8.  
  • 9. Google Users
    • Who uses Google?
    • Travelers
    • Business people
    • Researchers
    • Students
    • Basically, all literate people
    • Why they use Google?
    • - To determine location
    • - To be updated on the stocks
    • - Find information on certain subjects
    • To look for specific person
    • And so much more..
  • 10. Google Tools
    • Google map
      • f ind local businesses, view maps and get driving directions .
      • To learn how to use this tool, visit this link: http://maps.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=144337&topic=1687350
    • Mail-Box and Google talk messenger
      • To chat with friends and exchange emails.
      • It is similar to any messenger like yahoo and MSN messengers, it has the same functions but it works with GMAIL accounts.
  • 11. Google Programs
    • Google Earth
      • L ets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain , 3 D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean .
      • It is useful program that allows you to see the how the environment looks like of country that you might visit, see how the shape of the hotel looks like or any building in the earth.
      • While you searching in Google earth program you should provide the address of the place, and it zooms immediately on the place.
      • This link has detailed instructions about using this tool and using the tools in it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2qnx7oN33s&feature=related
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6_T5mZ1cHE&feature=related
      • This is a picture of my house, this is to show how the buildings look in 3D.
  • 12.  
  • 13. Google Programs
    • Google Chrome
      • a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
      • It is like any other browser, but the benefit of it that when you use Google website it works faster than other browsers.
  • 14. Assignment:
    • Use Google Earth to locate Zayed University, Dubai
  • 15. Google Android
    • Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smart phones and tablet computers.
    • It is a cheap device and it offers services like free games.
    • This link has more information about Android device: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-F_ke3rxopc&feature=player_embedded#!
  • 16. Google New Products:
    • Google Music Cloud Service
      • A programs that help people spend more time listening to their music and less time managing it. Once their music is online, it's always available. Playlists are automatically kept in sync, and they don't have to worry about cables, file transfers, or running out of storage space.
    • Chromebooks
      • They are personal computers that run Google Chrome OS. The devices comprise a distinct class of personal computer falling between a pure cloud client and traditional laptop.
  • 17. Helping Resources
    • Website:
    • http://www.googleguide.com/
    • http://www.mapelli.info/ultimate-google-search-tips-guide
    • Video Tutorial:
    • http://www.youtube.com/user/Google?blend=1&ob=4
  • 18. Conclusion
    • Our opinion:
    • Google is a very helpful search engine that can help you find any kind of information very quickly. It also makes your life much easier because it contains tools and programs that can help us perform tasks without wasting time on other gadgets or wasting time. Google is essential in our present life.
  • 19. Bibliography
    • About . (n.d.). Retrieved November 05, 2011, from Google Music: http://music.google.com/about/
    • Chromebook . (n.d.). Retrieved November 05, 2011, from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chromebook
    • Koller, D. (2004). Origin of the name "Google" . Retrieved November 05, 2011, from Standford: http://graphics.stanford.edu/~dk/google_name_origin.html
    • Features . (n.d.). Retrieved November 05, 2011, from Chrome: http://www.google.com/chromebook/features.html
    • Google . (n.d.). Retrieved November 05, 2011, from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google
    • Introducing Android 4.0 . (n.d.). Retrieved November 05, 2011, from Android: http://www.android.com/about/ice-cream-sandwich/
    • Lenzie, M. (2009, June 23). Why is Google so Succesful . Retrieved November 05, 2011, from Ezine Articles: http://EzineArticles.com/3963846
    • Speakers Sergey Brin and Larry Page: Co-founders of Google . (n.d.). Retrieved November 05, 2011, from TED: http://www.ted.com/speakers/sergey_brin_and_larry_page.html