By Christopher Price on May 5, 2012
Company, like Google previously, points its users to its mobile data-driven search tools.
By Christopher Price on November 11, 2010
As previously reported, Google’s 411 service (aka GOOG-411) will be discontinued after today. We recommend that you switch to 800-BING-411 as it now allows for call routing, and the same tricks that GOOG-411 offered for making free calls. For those unaware, you could place 800-GOOG-411 as one of your Friends & Family (myFaves, etc) numbers, […]
By Christopher Price on October 9, 2010
Google has decided to shut down 800-GOOG-411, their free business directory assistance service. The service will close after November 11. The company entered the free 411 market, directly challenging 800-FREE-411 and other similar tools. Google’s service tapped into their Google Local directory listings, offering free calling to long distance businesses. Many have used GOOG-411 as […]
By Christopher Price on October 13, 2007
Google has announced that GOOG-411 is no longer a Google Labs product, meaning it has graduated to being one of Google’s official offerings. The free service, available by calling 1-800-GOOG-411 gives free directory assistance, with many options and choices (such as SMS, Google Maps, and auto-dialing integration). Google touts the service as being “better than […]