Google has come up with new logo, precisely the favicon. Many of you must have noticed that the blue “g” sign that used to appear on your address bar (which is the Google’s favicon) just before the URL of Google, has been replaced by a motley favicon with a white “g” in the foreground and the colors blue green yellow and red as the background. Most of the Google services now have the same favicon.
You can disguise your Picasa Identity if you do not want others to know your real Google ID. Your Google username is generally shown in your Picasa Web Album address. Like if your Gmail ID is something like firstname.lastname@example.org then your Picasa Web Albums Address will look like this:
The One Laptop Per Child project announced that it is cutting its workforce by 50%. It has also said that salaries for the remaining staff have been reduced. For the upcoming changes in the coming year, Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the group made an announcement in the company’s blog.
You can have a quick view of the images sent to you as attachment in Gmail and then download it on the fly. But what if the attachments are not images but PDF files? Previously Google used to convert the PDF files to plain HTML with the images excluded for your quick view which didn’t look much appealing. But now you can view PDF, DOC and PPT attachments very easily from Gmail using the Google Docs Viewer.
Till now the desktop application Picasa used for uploading photos to Picasa Web Albums was only available for Widows XP and Vista. Mac users were relying upon a standalone Picasa Web Albums uploader and iPhoto album plugin for uploading photos to their Web Albums. But with the release of Picasa for Mac, millions of people using Picasa Web Albums around the globe will be benefitted.
Toksta is a browser based messenger service and you can integrate it on your website with ease. This service is completely free. You’ll need to add a few lines of code and you’re done. Or if you use wordpress, a plugin for wordpress is also available.
Power Twitter, a mozilla firefox addon developed by Narendra Rocherolle will amaze you if you are a regular Twitter user. Due to very simple functionalities in twitter, other services like Twitpic, Tweettree etc. have come up to add some flavor in it. You will find this addon to be handy and easy to use.
If you own a website, you must be using Analytics to track your visitors. If you don’t use it then you are missing a gem because a webmaster without analytics is a webmaster in the abyss. Hey don’t take my words gravely. Well if are just a beginner in the blogging world and aren’t getting much visitors to your site, you might not want to show your visitors status to others. But if your website is gaining popularity and more visitors everyday, you might want to show off your Analytics stats to your friends or other bloggers in your niche. Well if you want, here’s a nifty trick that can help you.