So your Gmail inbox is full of Photos, Important files, and messages from family, friends, and co-workers? Searching for a specific email message from a pool of thousands of messages is quite a challenge. Just like Google has advanced search operators, Gmail has it’s own set of operators. You can find the Advanced Search Operators for Gmail with various examples here.Read More
What is Google SquaredSuppose you want to know who were the American Presidents, the best thing you will do is to go straight to Wikipedia. But if you don’t want to read lengthy articles and would like to see small details, photos, and dates of those American Presidents, then Google Squared is for you. It displays all type of important information in a neat spreadsheet and is useful in many situations. Read More
Google Calendar used to be a unpopular service until GMail came out. Almost 1/5th of all GMail users now have Google Calendar widget in their sidebar. If you are one of those users who use Google Calendar to mark down all important events, then this tip is for you.
Since Google Calendar can be synced with your mobile and desktop email clients, it has vast benefits. GMinder is free tool for Windows that displays all Google Calendar events in the desktop system tray. Since, it downloads Calendar events from your Google account, it works offline.
Just run the tool and it will show you a setup window. Click Set, enter your Google account details, and click OK. Now click Download and it will add your account in the list and also save all events in that were present in your Google Calendar.Read More
geoGreeting is an interesting website that lets you send any message with letters made up from aerial view of buildings. Most buildings that you will find are located in the US, since the author has focused on one country. Finding a building that represent a letter when seen from an aerial view with Google Earth is not an easy task. A small community of users now help find the buildings for this website.Read More
We all know about Google Chrome, but what about Google Chromium? Chromium is an opensource version of web browsers from Google. By downloading the source code, you can create your own web browser from it. If you are a developer and looking for daily builds of Chromium, you can find both Linux and Windows versions here.
But going to this link daily and downloading the latest version does not make sense, since you will have to check it out multiple times a day to see whether the latest version is out or not. This is where Chromium Updater comes in, it notifies you every time a new version is added, and includes a build-in download manager.
Picasa is one of the most popular places to store images online but there are few limitations when it comes to sharing photos. One such annoying feature is that while embedding the image, you can only choose between one of the four sizes: Thumbnail(144px), Small(288px), Medium(400px), or Large(800px). Bloggers and Webmasters prefer different sizes when embedding an image, one of the most common size being 512px.
Get Picasaweb Image URL is a GreaseMonkey script for Firefox that adds 19 more sizes to the list(making a total of 23 sizes), from 32px to 1600px, thus enabling webmasters to use Picasa as a destination for sharing their photos more easily.
Are you annoyed by the text ads in Gmail? GMail Without Ads is a Greasemonkey script for Firefox browser that removes the ads from Gmail completely. By installing this script, the advertisement from the right sidebar will vanish and the message box will be automatically extended, giving you more width and visibility. In other words, it completely removes the right sidebar.
I came across Googleman while browsing blindly through different apps. According to the developer, it is a fun and pointless application that launches google.com in style of the Batman 60s TV Show, complete with spinning Google logo and sound effects. Sound’s cool , right? Since I was a big fan of retro Batman TV shows, I couldn’t miss this app.Read More
Ginipic is a free advanced image search engine for desktop that searches multiple photo sharing sites and search engines and displays the results in a neat, simple-to-use window. Once you run the program it will open as a neat sidebar window. It is able to search images in the following sources: Flickr, Google, Yahoo, SmugMug, deviantART, Live Search, Picasa, Photobucket, Facebook, and Fotolia. By default the option is set to search images in all sources.Read More
Did you even imagine checking and sending emails offline? Gmail can finally be used offline thanks to their Offline Team. But what’s the use of accessing Gmail offline? Well if you receive plenty of emails daily and travel a lot, then it can come handy all the time. What it does is downloads all your emails so that you can check them later and also send important emails, these send emails are saved in Outbox. Once you connect to the internet again, messages in the Outbox are send automatically.Read More
If you are using Gmail and receive a lot of spam emails, you can filter them out easily. One way to mark emails as spam is to click Mark As Spam Button, but what if there are hundreds of spam emails and you want to delete them all instead of marking them as spam only. You can use the Gmail build-in filter tool to delete and block all such spam emails within seconds.Read More
Are you still using Google Chrome and looking for a way to backup, restore, or simply manage the profiles? Your Google Chrome profile contains all information about you, i.e your history, user data, passwords, etc. Google Chrome Backup is a free little tool that helps in creating, restoring, and backing up all your Google Chrome profiles for free. It is a portable app, therefore no installation is required and can be carried anywhere in a USB flash drive.Read More
You must have heard of Google Earth where you can explore cities, streets, locations anywhere in the world. But do you know about Worldwide Telescope, a software made by Microsoft that can turn your computer into a virtual telescope allowing you to explore galaxies, starts, planets, etc. It is a powerful visualization software that brings together imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes for a seamless exploration of the universe.Read More
Google has release a new set of themes for its Gmail service which would be a great news especially for those who tend to get bore easily with the same interface and design with a period of time. A while back you could change the design and looks of Gmail with Greasemonkey scripts on Firefox that allowed you to spice up standard Gmail theme, in order to satisfy its users Google has finally released enough themes that you may like at lease one or two.Read More
Do you want to manage all your email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL, etc from Gmail? Instead of checking different email accounts on their websites respectively, you can now manage all your email accounts from Gmail. All you need is to enable POP3 from your Yahoo, Hotmail, or any other account, POP 3 is a protocol that enables your emails to be accessed through any email client like MS Outlook, Outlook Express, or Mozilla Thunderbird etc.Read More
Note: To clear the confusion, Google Apps Gmail Account is an email address that ends with a custom domain name(e.g firstname.lastname@example.org) and vanilla Gmail Account is an email address that ends with Gmail domain(e.g email@example.com)Read More