Archive for the 'Google Mobile' Category

Matt Cutts on the future of search: “Mobile will be big”

Posted by Nadir on December 2nd, 2009

In the latest GWC video on YouTube, Matt Cutts, Google’s head of Webspam team, is answering a question about the future of search in the next few years.

During Google Searchmasters Conference 2009, one of the presentations was about Mobile Web Design. The presentation, named “Building Mobile Friendly Websites” and held by Ankit Gupta, helped Indian webmasters understand why there is a need for mobile websites and provided guidance on how to build mobile friendly sites.

Sometimes a company just needs to provide a new service or functionality, even if it’s a very basic one, but unique, to grab more market share and crush its competitors.

T-Mobile’s Google G1 Phone User Agent

Posted by Nadir on October 24th, 2008

Google G1 Phone from T-Mobile launched with this user agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 1.0; en-us; dream) AppleWebKit/525.10+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.0.4 Mobile Safari/523.12.2

Back at the end of July 2008, a patent from Google named “Blending Mobile Search Results” has been published. It’s only until recently that I decided to read it.

Google may have teamed up with T-Mobile to launch the G1, but I heard from someone close to the matter that Yahoo! will soon be the default mobile search engine on T-Mobile USA’s mobile web portal. All phones launching from November 8th will have a shortcut button to Yahoo! OneSearch, except obviously Google G1 and […]

Mobile SEO: Google Updates its Mobile Web Index

Posted by Nadir on September 23rd, 2008

I was looking at the ranking positions on Google Mobile for a bunch of websites I’m working on and noticed what looks like a major update in the “Mobile Web” index (I’m linking to a search results page here)

Google Street View Comes to Mobile

Posted by Nadir on September 17th, 2008

This is probably the most exciting news I’ve ever heard in mobile search: Google Street Views is coming to mobile phones. Google announced today that its Google Mobile Application now includes Street View. And it’s the same level of quality than what you can see from your desktop.