Useful Google Tools You've Never Heard Of

I stumbled upon the following just today:
57 Useful Google Tools for Scholars, Students, and Hobbyists

A few highlights (go to the blog post for click-thru links):

Picasa. This
Google program makes it easy to manage your photos online and off.
Users can download a photo editing and management program to their
desktops which makes it easy to mail, upload or post photos to a blog
or they can use the online albums provided by the program.

Desktop. Make
it easy to find everything on your desktop with this application from
Google. It allows users to search through their email, computer files,
music, photos, chats, and web history to find what they need and also
allows them to install useful gadgets to their desktops.

Page Creator. This
program from Google allows users to design and build webpages and then
publish them to sites hosted by Google. Users are offered 100 MB of
storage and the program comes with a variety of preloaded templates and

Sites. Create
and collaborate on shared websites with this tool from Google. Users
can create a simple webpage, collect relevant information and choose
who can edit and work on the project with them.

Talk. You may
have heard of Google Talk but did you know that it’s not only a chat
tool but can be used for VoIP conversations as well? Users can make the
most of the service, and enjoy its integration into their Gmail

Trends. Get
easy to read graphs of Web trends over time with this tool. It allows
users to track searches over city, region or country to see when
certain topics were of more interest to browsers. Users can also take a
look at Hot Trends which displays the most popular searches over the
past hour.

Cookin’ With Google. Have
some random ingredients in the fridge but aren’t sure what to make with
them? Maybe this Google-based tool can help. Enter in a few ingredients
and it will give you recipes in several different categories.

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