Audio and video advertisements that auto play after a specific time interval are really very annoying. And sometimes, they can be embarrassing too. Let’s say you are reading an article on a blog during office hours and you have a lot of browser tabs open. Accessing internet is allowed in your office as long as [...]
The loading time of a website is one of the critical factors which determines how useful and usable a website is. Web users are pretty savvy these days, they want their answers as fast as possible and in fewer clicks. If your website takes ages to load on the clients browser, its common sense that [...]
Google Plus one is a new way to share content with your social friends and followers. When you read something on a website and want to recommend the same content to your friends, the plus one button can be handy. If you are signed in to your Google account, you can plus one a page [...]
Google apps has a new option which lets you get read receipt of Gmail mails, so you can find out whether the recepient actually received your message or not. The acknowledgement email will land in your inbox, whenever the receipient opens your email message.
One of the most interesting things about Google’s recent redesign is their black navigation menu bar, which appears on top of all Google services. Google wants to create a more unified user experience so they are rolling out design and feature updates on most of their products including Gmail, Google plus, Google Maps and so on. [...]
Ever wished to try out fonts used by Google in their services for your own projects/websites? Now you can. Head over to Google Web Fonts gallery and you can choose from 197 font families (and even more).
Google Plus is the current buzz word and this new social gig from Google has taken the web by surprise. Google Plus is still available on a field trial basis but thousands of users have already created their Google Plus profile which shows that Google has done it right this time, when compared to Google [...]
Google Plus is Google’s completely new social networking and sharing platform which is far more cleaner than Google Wave or Google Buzz. I have been using Google plus for some time now and I am finding it more compelling and easy to use, when compared with Facebook, Twitter, Friendfeed and other social networking websites. Google [...]
While surfing at Google.com, you might have noticed that Google has introduced a black navigation bar on top of every page at Google.com. Whether you are using Google reader, Google Buzz, Gmail or Google Translate, this black navigation bar stays and looks a little ugly to some people. We have previously discussed a Greasemonkey script [...]
Here is something really interesting, if you are into Flash and HTML5 web apps. Google has released a new tool called Swiffy, which allows you to convert Flash objects and SWF files to it’s corresponding HTML5 version. Google understands the fact that not all mobile browsers has built in support for Adobe Flash so this [...]
From the past couple of weeks, Google has been experimenting a major design overhaul of search result pages on Google.com. The design changes were randomly tested on different users and it appears that Google has finally implemented the newer design on Google.com. Here is how the new design of Google.com looks like: There is a [...]
Google has just launched a new mashup for organizing their product results on one page. WDYL.com which is the short version for What do you love, lets you search for a keyword across all Google products, directly from one page. Think of this as a way to find results from Google, Google Image search, Google [...]
Google Docs might soon announce offline support for desktop browsers which means you would be able to create Google Docs documents without requiring an Internet connection. This feature is supposed to be available for Google Chrome users only.
How many times have you searched for your own name on Google? Your own website, company name, Twitter handle, Facebook profile or personal blog? How do you keep up with name reactions and monitor personal mentions which might evolve anywhere on the web? Some questions to ask: 1. How do people find me on the [...]
If you have used the very amazing Google Goggles application from your smartphone, you know how powerful an image can be. Google Goggles is one of the very useful search technology used by Google.com which allows users to find information by uploading a picture to Google’s servers. Example: Let’s say you are on a vacation [...]