Category: Google Voice Tips
March 12, 2009
Once again, Google released an excellent application that is, of course, in beta. It's Google Voice. Google acquired GrandCentral.com a couple years ago, and though the service has been up and running with minor updates, Google finally announced the transition and migration from GrandCentral to Google Voice. I've been using Grand Central for quite a while, […]
Google Chrome Tip #6: Where’s the Status bar?
September 14, 2008
Google has really gone to great lengths to try to increase the viewing space in its Google Chrome browser such as moving the tabs into the window's Title bar, etc. One thing that appears to be missing, though, is the Status bar at the bottom. So how do you see what URL you are hovering […]
Google Chrome Tip #5: How to see Browsing History
September 12, 2008
Unlike in Firefox and Internet Explorer, Google Chrome has no dropdown integrated in the back and forward buttons, so how do you view your recent browsing history? Simple! Just click and hold either button, and if there is history, a dropdown menu will appear. You can alternately right-click on either arrow with the same effect. […]
Google Chrome Tip #4: about:stuff
September 10, 2008
Enter about:memory into the Omni bar (the address bar) and Google Chrome will display a nice summary of your memory useage and all Google Chrome-related processes. As a bonus, the summary section also displays the memory usage information for all other open browsers giving you a nice comparison! Here is a list of other "about:" […]
Google Chrome Tip #3: Keyboard Shortcuts
September 8, 2008
Google provides many keyboard shortcuts to move around and work with Google Chrome. For a complete list, you can always jump over to the Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts page. In the mean time, read on to see a list of the keyboard shortcuts.... Here is a list of most of Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts: Window […]
Google Chrome Tip #2: Importing Firefox Portable Bookmarks
September 6, 2008
Currently, Google Chrome will only import Bookmarks from an installed version of Firefox. I use Firefox Portable exclusively, but unfortunately, Google Chrome does not recognize it as an import source. So, if you are a Firefox Portable user, here's a quick and dirty method of getting all of your existing Firefox bookmarks into Google Chrome.... […]
Google Chrome Tip #1: Enhanced Find Feature
September 4, 2008
This is a really subtle one, but Google Chrome improves nicely on the "find" function for finding text within an open page. As in other browsers, pressing <ctrl><f> brings up a find box, however its overall functionality is just a bit different. Read on to see the differences.... First, the find box is integrated unobtrusively […]
Welcome to Google Chrome Tips!
September 3, 2008
Google Chrome Tips is here to provide some tips and tricks for Google's new Chrome browser. I will also post some articles related to Chromium, the Open Source version of Chrome. While my browser of choice is still Firefox, Google Chrome offers some exciting features and performence enhancements that really makes it worth a look.
iPod Touch Tip #6: RSS Readers Still Missing The Mark
August 28, 2008
Having quick and easy access to information is one of the strong points of the iPhone and the iPod Touch. With their online capabilities, the Internet is at your fingertips, and just about any piece of information is just a few taps away. One group of applications that provides news information is the "RSS Reader" […]
iPod Touch Review: Wikpedia on your iPod Touch!
March 3, 2008
Arguably, one of the greatest current contributions to the Internet is Wikipedia, a solid encyclopedic resource for general knowledge of topics spanning literally millions of articles. Though the accuracy of some of its articles is questionable, overall, Wikipedia does an excellent job of presenting generally reliable content. A point of note that any researcher, student, […]