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Day: February 8, 2017

Popular Services Provided By Google

Popular Services Provided By Google

Google is a multinational giant that produces many innovative services and products. Their initial venture was a simple search page engine that proved extremely successful and now is used by most of the world. Overtime they acquired many other ventures and now own a vast range of products and services. Here is a list of Google’s most popular services.

Google Chrome

Google Chrome is the most popular and successful browsers out there.  First released in 2008, it is currently the most used browser in the world. It is also the most popular browser on smartphones. Known for its minimalistic approach, ease of use and speed Chrome competes with Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge and Opera. Chrome is also noted for the number of features it offers including access to other Google products. Check out here for siem security solutions.

Gmail

Gmail is an email service owned by Google. Most Google services are connected via Gmail and your account can be accessed from anywhere. Gmail has more than 1 billion active users worldwide and is one of the most used email service in the world.

Chrome OS

Chrome OS is an operating system that mainly supports web applications. This OS works primarily via the internet and therefore needs a stable internet connection for most applications to run. Google has informed that it is one of the most secure operating systems and this may be due to an advance security network intrusion prevention system at GA Systems. Due to its growing popularity many laptop manufacturers have started releasing laptops. Due to the fact that Chrome OS work via the internet it does not require a very powerful processor or space as opposed to a windows laptop therefore it’s very affordable.

Android

Android is a mobile operating system owned by Google. It is the most popular mobile operating system in the world. Android powers popular smartphones manufacturers such as Samsung, HTC, LG and Huawei. Android is a highly customisable OS with many settings and gives the end user many options to tweak the OS to their needs as opposed to Apple who limits user customisability.

Google drive

Google drive is a cloud storage service. Google drive competes with OneDrive, iCloud and Dropbox as one of the cloud service providers for their respective platform. It is very secure and syncs across all your devices. For example through your Google account you can use Google drive with Android, Chrome OS and Chrome browser.

These are some of the popular Google services used by us. There are many other popular services namely YouTube, Google Maps, Google Photos and Google Docs. Google is vast and growing company with many new services and products to be released in the future.