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New and Interesting this week – Happy 30th birthday to the PC!

Review Of Cross-Browser Testing Tools (Web Development, Posted Sunday August 7 2011, 620 Tweets, 108 Facebook likes) Google+ Update Adds Emulated iPad Support, More (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Monday August 8 2011, 319 Tweets) Apple offers buyback program for old iPhone, iPad, Macs (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Wednesday August 10 2011, 199 Tweets, 0 Facebook likes) Welcome to the Cloud - "Your Apple ID has been disabled." (.NET, Posted Friday August 12 2011, 159 Tweets, 0 Facebook likes) Survey Finds Smartphone Apps Store Too Much Personal Data (Information Security, Posted Monday August 8 2011, 132 Tweets, 30 Facebook...

posted @ Sunday, August 14, 2011 11:42 PM | Feedback (0)

New and interesting this week

Facebook Announces New Design, In-Browser Video Chat With Skype (Gadgets and Technology, Posted Wednesday July 6 2011, 323 tweets) Microsoft Adds Lasso Gesture to iPad for Bing Searches (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Tuesday July 5 2011, 276 tweets) Skype Update Adds New Video Chat Features (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Tuesday July 5 2011, 276 tweets) Inside Google’s User Experience Lab: An Interview With Google’s Marcin Wichary (Web Development, Posted Friday July 8 2011, 247 tweets) Why the #AskObama Tweet was Garbled on Screen: Know your UTF-8, Unicode, ASCII and ANSI Decoding Mr. President (.NET, Posted Thursday July 7...

posted @ Sunday, July 10, 2011 10:20 PM | Feedback (0)

Google Plus–tips and tricks

This document contains some tips and useful information on Google Plus. It’s also interesting that it’s a document that was written by about 120+ people at the same time. Some useful G+ related stuff in there. Tags: Google

posted @ Sunday, July 10, 2011 3:56 PM | Feedback (0)

Irony is always funny

Tags: Google

posted @ Tuesday, July 5, 2011 11:52 PM | Feedback (0)

Why yo’ momma won’t use Google+

Why yo momma won’t use Google+ (and why that thrills me to no end) – Scoble on Google+. I kind of agree with a lot of what he’s saying there, but the elitist tone comes off pretty badly. I really do like the level of granularity that Plus gives me – not that putting people in circular boxes is a good thing, but simply that one of Facebook’s biggest flaws right now is that sometimes you don’t want to share everything with everyone, and that sometimes you’re socially obliged to “Friend” someone who you might wish to deprioritize –...

posted @ Tuesday, July 5, 2011 11:39 PM | Feedback (2)

When can we follow Google into the world of supporting only modern browsers?

So now Google has said no to old browsers when can the rest of us follow suit? Interesting discussion on Stack Exchange. I like how Google avoids the issue of retiring IE6 by just jumping straight out and not supporting IE7. Unsurprisingly most stats suggest that when it comes to Internet Explorer people are either running the latest version or they’re running IE6 due to using a stolen copy (Hello China!). Tags: Web Development, Internet Explorer, Google

posted @ Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:32 AM | Feedback (0)

Gmail adds new stuff

Some new features and fixed annoyances to distract you from your eroding privacy while your email is harvested and archived: Custom background images – first we had themes, and now backdrops. Gmail Can Now Stop Auto-Saving Contacts, Fixes Other Small-But-Crucial Things – some minor revisions, but not saving the name of every single person you ever email is welcomed. Tags: Google

posted @ Wednesday, April 20, 2011 10:15 PM | Feedback (0)

Come on Safari, keep on dropping!

Chrome overtakes Safari among browsers. Tags: Apple, Google

posted @ Thursday, July 22, 2010 9:36 PM | Feedback (0)

Google Analytics launches asynchronous tracking

Google Analytics goes async – Google has launched asynchronous tracking for their analytics service. Not only does it make web sites faster, switching over to this async pattern improves uptime and increases the amount of analytics data gathered. I’ll touch on each of these three benefits, and wrap-up with an overview of the new code snippet. Tags: Google

posted @ Tuesday, December 8, 2009 8:42 PM | Feedback (0)

Why Google Wave Sucks, And Why You Will Use It Anyway

Why Google Wave Sucks, And Why You Will Use It Anyway – while this TechCrunch post is written in the negative it still has some interesting points about Wave (especially useful if you don’t yet have a Wave account). Tags: Google

posted @ Tuesday, December 8, 2009 8:20 PM | Feedback (0)

Google Wave – theory vs practice

Tags: Google

posted @ Saturday, November 14, 2009 11:02 AM | Feedback (0)

Mystery Google

Mystery Google displays the previous search query instead of yours. Potentially interesting/amusing (and so far nothing dodgy) fun for a rainy day! Tags: Google

posted @ Monday, October 26, 2009 3:26 PM | Feedback (0)

SurveillanceSaver from Google

SurveillanceSaver is a screensaver for OS X and Windows that shows live images of over 400 network surveillance cameras worldwide. A haunting live soap opera. Disturbingly compelling. Link: SurveillanceSaver Tags: Google

posted @ Thursday, March 6, 2008 8:16 PM | Feedback (0)

Google calendar just got a lot more useful

Well, it did for some people anyway - read Publishing your Google Calendar (similar content, different link here). Tags: Google  

posted @ Tuesday, June 20, 2006 3:47 PM | Feedback (0)

Google Calendar

Google Calendar is pretty much what it's name suggests. A Calendar, from Google.   Simplify. Organize. (And relax.) Organizing your schedule shouldn’t be a burden. That’s why we’ve created Google Calendar - our free online shareable calendar service. With Google Calendar, it’s easy to keep track of all your life’s important events - birthdays, reunions, little league games, doctor’s appointments - all in one place. Using Google Calendar, you can add events and invitations effortlessly, share with friends and family (or keep things to yourself), and search across the web for events you might enjoy. It’s organizing made easy. Google Calendar released Import Outlook...

posted @ Sunday, April 16, 2006 11:40 PM | Feedback (0)

Google Mars

To be filed in the 'kinda cool' pile, comes Google Mars. The pinpoints showing the landing/resting spots for various spacecraft is a nice touch. Tags: Google

posted @ Wednesday, March 15, 2006 7:35 AM | Feedback (0)

First they giveth, then they taketh away..

Just logged into Gmail - no delete button. That was a nice short 1 month stay.Technorati tags: Google, Gmail

posted @ Thursday, February 2, 2006 9:42 PM | Feedback (0)

Google seeks patent for polluting RSS

Google is currently seeking a patent around the concept of putting ads into RSS feeds. Perhaps instead of a patent they should get a punch in the mouth for helping to pollute a technology which previously provided a nice means for people to help AVOID useless information, rather than to help subject them to it. Tags: Google

posted @ Wednesday, August 3, 2005 6:35 PM | Feedback (0)

Google Caching

For quite some time I've noticed something quite puzzling going on with the access logs to this site. A long time ago the site was moved from server x to server y - however a huge percentage of people still end up accessing it on server x, even months after I edited the Merauderweb.com domain. It puzzles me as to how this is happening, and it's even more worrying as the site has been moved AGAIN, but this time the database on both of the other servers has been removed. Hopefully deletion of the older sites will force search engines to...

posted @ Friday, January 9, 2004 10:14 AM | Feedback (1)


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