G for Google: How the Alphabets stack up for the Internet giant

A list of some of its popular products and service... more

A for Android: The most popular OS for mobile was developed primarily for touchscreen devices but has now made inroads into TVs, watches and even cars. It currently has more than 1 billion users. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
1/12A for Android: The most popular OS for mobile was developed primarily for touchscreen devices but has now made inroads into TVs, watches and even cars. It currently has more than 1 billion users. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
B for Blogger: One of the earliest blog publishing tools, Blogger was acquired by Google in 2003—the same year it’s rival, WordPress was launched. It is available in 55+ languages including over 10 Indian ones. Photo: iStockphoto
2/12B for Blogger: One of the earliest blog publishing tools, Blogger was acquired by Google in 2003—the same year it’s rival, WordPress was launched. It is available in 55+ languages including over 10 Indian ones. Photo: iStockphoto
C for Cardboard: It is a DIY fold-out cardboard mount for mobile phones which when worn as glasses, can catapult ordinary gaming into a virtual reality experience. Rolled out only last year, it is also available on iOS since May. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP
3/12C for Cardboard: It is a DIY fold-out cardboard mount for mobile phones which when worn as glasses, can catapult ordinary gaming into a virtual reality experience. Rolled out only last year, it is also available on iOS since May. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP
E for Earth: Planning a trip to the mountains? With Google Earth, it is not a blind-fly attempt. You can actually chalk-out your trekking route map, visit Mars and even plant flags on the Moon without even leaving your desktop.  AFP
4/12E for Earth: Planning a trip to the mountains? With Google Earth, it is not a blind-fly attempt. You can actually chalk-out your trekking route map, visit Mars and even plant flags on the Moon without even leaving your desktop. AFP
F for Fiber: Launched 5 years ago, Fiber is Google’s broadband internet and cable television service. It promises to provide 1Gbps speed with which one can download a full 1080p movie in about a minute. Julie Denesha.
5/12F for Fiber: Launched 5 years ago, Fiber is Google’s broadband internet and cable television service. It promises to provide 1Gbps speed with which one can download a full 1080p movie in about a minute. Julie Denesha.
G for Gmail: Intuitive, efficient and useful, Gmail is the most popular email service that has annihilated its rival services. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
6/12G for Gmail: Intuitive, efficient and useful, Gmail is the most popular email service that has annihilated its rival services. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
H for Hangout: You can use the communication platform to send messages, emoji and photos or make voice and video calls as long as you have a Google account. It’s synced automatically so you can start a Hangout on your PC and switch to your phone. Chris Goodney/Bloomberg
7/12H for Hangout: You can use the communication platform to send messages, emoji and photos or make voice and video calls as long as you have a Google account. It’s synced automatically so you can start a Hangout on your PC and switch to your phone. Chris Goodney/Bloomberg
M for Maps: The web mapping service developed by Google offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views of streets (Street View), real-time traffic conditions (Google Traffic), and route planning. iStockphoto
8/12M for Maps: The web mapping service developed by Google offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views of streets (Street View), real-time traffic conditions (Google Traffic), and route planning. iStockphoto
N for Nexus: The swanky Google Nexus is a line of consumer electronic devices that run on the Android operating system. The devices currently available are the Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player digital media player. Jewel Samad/AFP
9/12N for Nexus: The swanky Google Nexus is a line of consumer electronic devices that run on the Android operating system. The devices currently available are the Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player digital media player. Jewel Samad/AFP
S for Search: Launched way back in 1997, Google is synonymous with Search and currently handles more than 3 billion searches every day. Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters
10/12S for Search: Launched way back in 1997, Google is synonymous with Search and currently handles more than 3 billion searches every day. Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters
T for Translate: Google Translate is great at translating text, speech, images, or real-time video from one language into another. One of its unique features is that you can use it offline when there is no 3G or Wi-Fi connectivity.
11/12T for Translate: Google Translate is great at translating text, speech, images, or real-time video from one language into another. One of its unique features is that you can use it offline when there is no 3G or Wi-Fi connectivity.
Y for Youtube: The video-sharing website is the third-most visited website on the Internet. YouTube which turned 10 in February this year was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005.  Ozan Kose/AFP
12/12Y for Youtube: The video-sharing website is the third-most visited website on the Internet. YouTube which turned 10 in February this year was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005. Ozan Kose/AFP
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