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Alternative Browsers for the iPad

Till now I have only been using the built in safari browser on my iPad. It is fast and smooth and works well enough. However, as we all know, it lacks important features that we are all very used to on our desktop browsers. Most importantly, tabs. Until the fall when the iOS5 update comes to us, we have...
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Interesting Features of Google+

I was lucky enough to get onto Google + right from day one, owing to someone with the same name adding me to one of their +Circles and sending out an update. Since then I have been following the conversations about this product from Google with some interest. While a lot of it is very similar to what...
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Bandwidth Exceeded

I have been maintaining this website for a few years now and never have I faced the problem of going over bandwidth. However, between yesterday and today, my website was overwhelmed with traffic owing to a combination of a comment on Lifehacker and the online frenzy that has been seen in people trying...
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Updated: Google Maps: 3D Goggles View

I am frequently on google maps, looking at interesting places and whenever possible I go down to street level to roam the streets of an interesting looking city. This morning, I noticed that while in street view, there is now a new icon on the left below the zooming bar which seems to enable a “3D...
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Gmail Goes Social With Buzz

Google revolutionized the email arena with the launch of Gmail a little over 5 years ago. However, in the recent past other services like MSN and Yahoo have been adding features that Google has forgone or not really been interested in integrating in to the Gmail platform. The last few weeks we have all...
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Google Maps has Fresh Images for Mumbai

Google maps has been updated with fresh images for the city of Mumbai in India. The images are hardly a couple of weeks old and show the current aerial views of Mumbai that can be recognized including the under construction Mumbai Metro, the Chembur Monorail and everything else that was earlier missing...
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Magazine Styled Themes to Jazz up your Blog

When I look back on my online history, I realize that I really only started posting frequently after I was somewhat satisfied with the blog template that I was using. I am pretty picky about my working environment. Everything has to be neat and tidy and in-its-place before I can get down to any serious...
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5 Years of Not Deleting Emails

April fools day was celebrated by many on-liners by putting up fake posts and articles, attempting to confuse and confound the general weboshpere. A major occasion which was ignored by most, even by the people who are the reason for the occasion, was that on 1st April 2004, Gmail was offered to the general...
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Google Adopts Autopilot Mode for April Fools

The prompt display of new and technologically unimaginable features in Gmail every April Fools day has led me to believe that this is a script that runs automatically on 1st April xxxx and generates a nice html page and graphics to fool us all and be awed by the Google engineer’s amazing ability...
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Abusive Feedburner Account

For the last few days I have noticed something wierd in my Feedburner account. I have attached a screenshot of this below. Either its a technical glitch or maybe some of the Feedburner employees are not happy about the google take over. My Feedburner account page is abusing me! Most likely due to fonts...
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