Google Easter Eggs

The Google Web site–and many of the company’s software programs–are loaded with gags, goofs, and Easter eggs that have helped Google maintain a fun-loving spirit in the cut-throat world of Web competition. Here’s a compilation of a few ones: Thanks to Google Calculator, you can use the Google search box for serious number crunching–anything from […]

Google Caffeine – Future of Google Web Search

For the last several months, a large team of Googlers have been working on a secret project: a next-generation architecture for Google’s web search. It’s the first step in a process that will push the envelope on size, indexing speed, accuracy, comprehensiveness and other dimensions. The new infrastructure sits “under the hood” of Google’s search […]

Finally – A Google Operating System

Google Chrome has always been a little more than a browser: it’s optimized for running web applications, each tab runs as a separate process, the interface is minimalistic and there’s even a task manager. “We realized that the web had evolved from mainly simple text pages to rich, interactive applications and that we needed to […]

Firefox 3.5 is officially out!

Yes, as confirmed by Mozilla, they have officially released Firefox 3.5. My earlier post detailed about the features but now you can experience all of these yourself with the public release of Firefox 3.5. If you are a Firefox fan like me, am sure, by this time, you would have already upgraded your browser. Well, […]

Firefox 3.5 – Two times faster than 3.0, Ten times faster than 2.0!

Mozilla released Firefox 3.5 Release Candidate 2, which you can download from Mozilla’s Web site. Release Candidate 2 is the first version of Firefox 3.5 that average users might want to run, since it’s faster and more stable than the beta versions were.

Radio on iPhone and iPod Touch

There’s just something about radio – that element of surprise, that anticipation of what’s coming next, that man-I-haven’t-heard-that-song-in-years sensation. That’s the promise of the new free Yahoo! Music iPhone app. Powered by CBS Radio, it lets you browse through 300+ stations within more than 20 genres (from Bollywood to Goth to Naughty Comedy). CBS RADIO […]