Archive for the "Google" Tag

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Posted On: 2013 / 03 / 29

As soon as YOURLS 1.6 ships, I'll move the project development from Google to Github (why? long story short: read this). So, I wrote down a little todo list to make sure the transition is as smooth as possible for everyone, which is: On Github Move in issues and tickets from Google. I wrote a […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2013 / 02 / 07

Here is a story about a guy who tried to speak a language he didn't know. Like Twilight, there are several chapters in that story, but don't worry, it's not about sissy hormone troubled teenagers trying to grasp the meaning of life.[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 06 / 02

Did you notice? I've just seen that Google has a new favicon. I couldn't find any new thing across all other services, though (Gmail and stuff). Is this a first step in some bigger redesign process? No more green-blue-red-yellow logo on the search page?[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 27

WordPress 2.6 will implement a potentially very cool feature: Google Gears. Here is what you get to see after you click on a catchy "Speed up!" link in WordPress 2.6 … Basically, Google Gears is a browser addon that stores on your local computer some files, allowing for quicker (as in "immediate") access. Those files […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 04 / 19

Hu? I didn't know there was a Google Bookmarks service (apparently it's been around since June 2006). It's a bit like, without the social dimension, without the usable interface. Sort of sucks.[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2007 / 12 / 02

I just found out about Google's Music Search (example). Don't expect anything to find illegal MP3s (although Google can be used for this) but this is a neat tool when researching about a band: their discography, album names and release dates, reviews, even lyrics. I didn't know about this.[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2007 / 10 / 29

"How much does Google hate Text Links Ads ?" This question seems to have a simple answer: google it. TLA doesn't even appear in the first 100 results (while it is obviously #1 result in other major search engines)[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2007 / 08 / 13

Half of the planet (or so) is actually suffering from "Pagerank Update Disorder", which make them check every minute if, finally, the long awaited Google Pagerank update occurred and what PR their various websites now have. If you belong to them, or if you just happen to wonder from time to time "What PR this […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2007 / 07 / 31

I'm back online (yes, it's been slightly less than a month this time:), all tanned, all rested, and all depressed that I'm back to work :Þ Croatia was very nice, and our dive center Diving in Croatia was probably the finest and kindest group of people we've dived with. Now waiting from a few fellow […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2007 / 06 / 30

According to Google's hot trends for today, keyword "iPhone" is used in more than 10% of all searches. How come then that nobody has some adwords on iPhone related searches, then? Is the keyword banned in AdWords ?[...] → Read more