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Google web hosting has a wide variety of web hosting services. This article has information on many features offered by Google web hosting.  Keep reading for more on Google web hosting apps, Blogger, Gmail, iGoogle, Notebook, Orkut, Picasa, and more...

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Google web hosting service for 3D models is created in Google SketchUp application, with downloading capabilities for other users to open the models in Google SketchUp or Google Earth, a virtual globe.

Google Apps

Google web application products include Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, which has no hosting element, Google Docs, and Google Sites.

            • Gmail

Google's hosted email account, offering IMAP and POP email services that are accessible from desktop computers and mobile devices. The standard service is free, with more storage available in premier edition. A free education edition has a feature offering that combines elements of standard and premier.

            • Google Calendar

Google's answer to desktop calendar applications such as Outlook from Microsoft and iCal from Mac, Google Calendar is a web-based calendar.

            • Google Docs

Google's web-based answer to Microsoft Office, including a word-processor app, a spreadsheet app, a presentation app, and a form app, all of which can be created online and worked on collaboratively in real time. Gooogle Docs was created from the merger of three separate products: Writely, Spreadsheets, and a presentation product that emerged from work done by Tonic Systems.

            • Google Sites

Google's website creation tool developed from JotSpot, an enterprise social software focused on the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, but now available for personal use, as well. Page Creator, Google's web page publisher, is being merged with Google Sites in 2009.


Google's free weblog publishing tool with the url but subdomains for bloggers listed at


A free onsite location to organize one's health information in what is said to be a safe and secure application.


Google's free, customizable user homepage that has a set of wizards for various functions, some of which have hosting elements:

  • Framed Photo for a photo series
  • GoogleGram for daily messages
  • Free Form for user text and image input
  • Personal List for user lists  


Google's web-clipping application for saving research conducted online, as well as sharing it with others.


Google's social networking service which allows users to display information (personal and/or professional), connect to friends, and join communities.


Google Picasa, which runs on Mac, Windows, and Linux, has several components:

  • a desktop application for the organization and editing of photographs
  • a variety of uploaders for all three platforms, including plug-ins for iPhoto and Aperture
  • Picasa Web Albums, a photo-sharing service for Google account holders offering free service (with 1 GB of file space) and paid upgrades to add more space.


Google's free web site for video sharing, searchable with Google search.

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