I’ve been using Chrome for a few months now, but I’ve never actually seen the Favorites bar, until today. While testing a new java bookmarklet I realized that I needed a favorites bar to properly use it. Firefox automatically has the favorites bar visible, but in Chrome it is hidden by default. So, let’s quickly […]
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Instagram for Chrome is a handy extension that lets you browse and interact with Instagram. You can check out photos, comment on them and more.
Too many tabs in Google Chrome makes it unresponsive and hogs system resources. Here’s how to close all open tabs with one click.
Want to use Google Voice on your iPhone? Finally, there is an official app for that. Earlier today Apple and Google finally worked through their differences and brought the real Google Voice to the iPhone. The app works as expected, much like what many Android users have been enjoying for some time now. (more…)
By now, we all know the pain of signing up or registering for a website, product or service. Regardless of how reputable the company is, entering your email address into that contact field amounts to one big matzo ball hanging out there. In spite of ubiquitous promises not to sell your address or spam you, […]
Google’s all about the instant these days. Hot on the heels of Google Instant search is a new feature called Google Instant Previews. Google Instant Previews places a little magnifying lens next to each of your search results. When you click it, it pulls up a thumbnail of the website. Not only that, it even […]
On Thursday the Google Chrome team rolled out a new feature for Chrome 8 Beta, a PDF viewer. Say goodbye to adobe reader and other PDF plugins, Chrome is taking over. If you’re running the latest beta version of Chrome you can already test it out and view PDF files without any extra plugins. (more…)
Even though Outlook and Thunderbird make formidable RSS readers, Google Reader completely dominates the market for most geeks out there. So, if you subscribe to RSS feeds you have probably used Google Reader at some point. With that said, did you know you can make Google Reader fun with the new “Play’” feature. Well, I […]
This week, Google announced the roll out a new feature that allows you to quickly find businesses, landmarks and other places of interest in the geographic area where you are searching. “But wait,” you say. “Google Maps has always shown me results from Google Places!” And you’re right. But the big change is that now, […]
Today at work I needed a free online Currency Converter and after a little digging I stumbled across a few groovy techniques that I think you might find useful. This is especially true for those of you who do any kind of international travel since all 3 methods I discovered can be used from both […]
Three weeks ago we covered the launch of the first ever Google TV device, the Logitech Revue. In the community forum, members posted up some great screenshots and stats on the tech. Are you interested in getting one? What if I told you that the price was free. 7,000 Google TV devices are up for […]
Today one of my favorite airlines, Virgin America, has gone Google. It was bound to happen. After all, Google and the airline have been teaming up since 2008 when they did the first ever live YouTube stream at 35,000 feet in the air. It really gives a literal sense of “cloud computing.” The YouTube stream […]
Do you like to make demo videos showing off new technology? Or maybe you might be interested in watching said videos… Either way, Google Demo Slam has you covered. Videos featured on Demo Slam are fun, entertaining, and unique. There is even a virtual trophy and slight competition! Like said above, Google Demo Slam […]
Google Docs has been trying to catch up to the functionality of Microsoft Word for a while now. Yesterday they took a major step forward and introduced drag-and-drop image support. That’s right, now you can simply drag images from your computer straight onto your Google Docs page in your web browser. With this […]