Google+ And More With Mike Elgan: Episode 33

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Google+ And More With Mike Elgan: Episode 33


Mike Elgan joins John and Nicholas this week. Mike starts off giving his tips and tricks on how to succeed using Google+. The new Google universal menu, YouTube movie rentals and redesign, President Obama joining Google+, Chrome now #2 browser and phone calls within Hangouts are the top stories this week on Google At A Glance!

1. Google BarHack
Google is eliminating the universal black bar at the top of each application and is replacing it with a drop down menu that appears when you hover over their logo.

2.  YouTube Movie Rentals/New YouTube Design
YouTube is rolling out movie rentals and a dramatically different UI. The new UI features tighter Google+ integration and shows a feed on the front page of recent videos your friends have shared.

2.Obama Joins G+/G+ Adds Politician Guide
Google+ is attempting to reach out to politicians with a new guide. It seems to be gathering at least a small amount of traffic with President Obama jumping on Google’s social network this week.

3. ASUS Transformer Prime
We give our opinions on the iPad vs Android tablets. Do you own a tablet? Answer our new poll question!

4. Chrome now #2 Browser
Chrome jumps ahead of FireFox to take the #2 spot in the browser wars. Internet Explorer still is far ahead and accounts for over 50% of market share.

5. Phone calls within Hangouts
You can now add users via phone to Google+ Hangouts. This is a great new feature for conference calls but at the same time enables video chat for those near a computer.

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