As we say goodbye to one of my favourite Google features it is time to find a replacement.
Since last Thursday Google’s excellent Map Maker has been made available for UK users.
Are you leaving a digital will? On Thursday Google announced a new feature called ‘Inactive Account Manager‘, described first in the Google Public Policy Blog.
Last week Google took away the ability to change the background on their homepage. I want it back…
Internet browsers are of fundamental importance to surfing the internet, you are using one right now! There are many debates about which browser is the best, and at some point I hope to write my own, I use Google Chrome and want to talk about my top 19 Google Chrome extensions. Extensions which will improve […]
Just a quick blog post about one of the most useful websites around, and one I check in excess of 5 times a day (and that isn’t some form of social network), that is Google Reader. Google reader simply reads Atom and RSS feeds and collects them all in one place.
Gmote is a great Android application to turn your phone into a remote control for your computer. You can use it as a touchpad (which I think is the most useful) or you can use it as a media control. Playing music or videos on either the computer (via its own media player) or on […]
If you don’t use linux then this post is probably of no use to you (unless you plan to swap OS). If you do use linux then I’m sure you will have often spent time searching the internet for information about installing a program, for a terminal commmand or for something else to do with […]
It is really easy to set Google up to receive your emails from another account. This is especially useful for University emails (here I especially mean for my Birmingham University colleagues) which you may forget to check. Or, like me, you would rather have all your emails in one place.
I am constantly astounded by the number of services that Google provide yet people have no idea about. The one in question today is ‘Google News Archive Search‘. I think what this does is pretty evident from the title, but nonetheless I will briefly explain it.