January 16, 2010
Google has made a large number of advancements last year. Google has emerged itself in the fields where its competitors are still planning to do so. Either it be the development of its own browser (Chrome) or be its own operating system (Chromium OS), it has proved its worth and the hold on the market again.
The article below lists the top 10 product development of Google in 2009.
1. Google Chrome OS
Google launched one of the most unique thing which created waves in the entire industry. The Google Chrome Operating System. It's one of the least expected thing from Google, better Windows, Ubuntu, Mac, Linux be prepare. Google is also in the field now.
2. Google Wave
is a web-based service, computing platform, and communications protocol designed to merge e-mail, instant messaging, wikis, and social networking. It has a strong collaborative and real-time focus supported by extensions that can provide. Wave-mania struck after we introduced a new product for collaboration and communication at our Google I/O conference.
Official Wave Official Blog
3. Google Voice
Google Voice (formerly GrandCentral) is a telecommunications service by Google launched on 11 March 2009. The service provides a U.S. phone number, chosen by the user from available numbers in selected area codes, free of charge to each user account. Inbound calls to this number are forwarded to other phone numbers of the subscriber. Outbound calls may be placed to domestic and international destinations by dialing the Google Voice number or from a web-based application. Inbound and outbound calls to US and Canada are free of charge, while international calls are billed according to a schedule posted on the Google Voice website.
4. Google PowerMeter
Google PowerMeter is a free electricity usage monitoring tool that provides you with information on how much energy your home is consuming. Google PowerMeter receives information from utility smart meters and in-home energy management devices and visualizes this information for you on iGoogle (your personalized Google homepage). And, Google PowerMeter is free.
5. Email in Indian languages
Google launched a transliteration feature in Gmail that makes it easier to type in Indian languages.
6. Chromium OS Open Source Project
A few months after announcing the Google Operating system project, Google open-sourced it as Chromium OS.
7. New Home Page
Google launched a major change in the appearance of it's main page. Now you can look a clear main page without anything on it. If you notice the main page displays on Google logo with a search box, and the other things appear when you move your mouse.
8. Google Apps
Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Talk all lost their beta tags (in Gmail's case, after five years!).
9. Now S-U-P-E-R-sized!
There were a large number of changes on the main page of Google, including the mouse over effect, and this a new larger search box to enter more query with a more visible display.
10. Google Public DNS
Google launched its own, DNS resolver, which converts domain names into unique Internet Protocol (IP) numbers.
Guys this is not all, Google gave a fabulous start to the new year. Google launched its own phone
With, 3.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen WVGA AMOLED touchscreen, 800 x 480 pixels, 100,000:1 typical contrast ratio, 5megapixel camera, 2X zoom, Nexus is giving competition to iPhone and others.
Check out the complete details here, Google Phone
The top 10 list is being taken by the data gathered based on the basis of unique page views. For more details please check 5 years of Google Blogging