Category: Google

  • Google Reader Easter Egg…..

    For those of you using Google Reader… is a neat little distraction……type the following while google reader is the active browser window (up/down/left/right are cursor keys): up up down down left right left right b a fun stuff…..thank G :-).

  • G rocks!!!…Linux users rejoice.

    Yeah, in case you haven’t figured it out yet, I LIKE GOOGLE. I like their spirit and I like the way they do their business. They just made my day (again) by releasing their desktop based google gadgets for linux for free and totally open sourced under Apache License 2.0 to boot. This is fantastic […]

  • Go to Disney World for Free…..

    Is google ever going to stop doing cool stuff? Can you imagine doing this type of thing for a living? Well, like it or not, the next time you decide to dive down the rabbit hole, you can turn to your computer and GE instead. Yep, Disney’s wonderland has been ported to google earth. Just […]

  • Move over to Gmail…..

    Lifehacker has a couple of great articles on how you too can cut those ties holding you back from Gmail heaven and move your Email accounts (and old Emails) to Gmail. So go ahead, head on over to Gmail, create an account, download this utility and start uploading your old Outlook/Outlook express/thunderbird mailboxes from your […]

  • How to setup easyDNS to work with Google Apps

    Well I finally took the plunge and signed up for google apps for my domain, I use easyDNS (DNS-Only service & Registry Fees) for DNS and having gone through the setup I thought I would put a summary together for anyone else interested. Remember that this is specifically written for easyDNS (but should apply […]

  • JotSpot gets re-launched into Orbit…..

    Sixteen months after it’s purchase by Google, JotSpot has been launched into orbit as Google Sites. Our favorite G-Folks have completed their overhaul of JotSpots hosted wiki product. Users now have a choice between five basic templates – a standard wiki, a dashboard where google gadgets can be embedded, a blog-like template for announcements, a […]

  • Take a virtual vacation….

    Head over to 360 Cities and take a virtual tour of almost anywhere in the world. This google mashup is very similar to twittervision/flickrvision and shows you 360 degree panoramas from around the world.

  • TwitterVision/FlickrVision

    If you’re a twitter nut — not that there is anything wrong with that — or are just plain bored, head over to Twittervision, a real-time geographic visualization of posts to Twitter. It’s all thanks to google’s open API (thanks guys/gals……you ROCK!!!). It’s kinda cool to have it opened — specially in 3D mode — […]

  • Zoho Writer makes web2.0 Word Processing a breeze…..

    …..Not only that — yes we know about google docs and all the other online word processors out there — it also allows you to go offline while editing your documents and sync when you get back online. All this is done through the magic of Google Gears browser plugin (Thanks G). So throw away […]

  • Google in 1807

    Well did you know google has been around for 200 years. If you don’t believe me have a look, they’ve got actual footage of it in motion :-).