Category: google

  • Google Arts & Culture

    Google Arts & Culture App Google Arts & Culture is an app that allows people to look at Arts and culture from around the world easily and intuitively. This app allows you to learn more about arts and culture based on your current location as well as by topic, art medium and more. With this […]

  • Google Local Guides and I

    Google Local Guides and I

    Google Local Guides and I are mutually beneficial. I love to go up to the mountains and document their beauty and Google Local Guides needs images and reviews. I have been sharing images with Google Services for several years but it Google Local Guides is relatively recent. When I was added to the program they […]

  • Setting up Chromecast

    Setting up Chromecast takes four steps 1. Plug it in 2. Connect to chromecast wifi 3 type appropriate wifi password for home network 4. wait as chromecast updates Now you can use it from your devices. It’s like setting up a gopro camera. If you’ve managed that you can do this-

  • What the World Searched for in 2014.

    Not the most inspired year in search.

  • The new user interface every website now uses.

    We have more processing power available so what do we do? we find web services like Flickr creating UI that don’t play nicely with one year old macbook airs and other machines due to the processing power required. We see this with flickr and a few other web services.

  • The Demise of Google reader

    Google Reader was a great tool because it made gathering and sharing content from specific sources intuitive and easy. It provided us with one place from which to do most things. Today Google have announced that they are pulling the plug on Google reader. In my eyes Google reader had become obsolete four years ago. […]

  • NewsRack

    For a while I have been looking for an external feedreader for reading the items collecting and stagnating in google reader. Yesterday I came across Newsrack and what I like is that it syncs instantly with the online version. As a result I can read the feeds on the macbook air when I am at […]

  • Instant translation with Google Chrome

    One of the best features of google chrome at the moment is it’s instant translation function. The idea is simple. You surf to a page, it automaticaly detects the language and then presents the content in a language you understand. With such a feature the advantage is that it opens up a whole new batch […]

  • Google Chrome – a quick look.

    It’s not often that you see me seated at a PC running windows but when Google Chrome was released that’s the OS of choice. I had to test it and so far there are a few features I find of interest. These featres are seen when looking at the Google Chrome most visited page. Here […]