Top 100 Brands 2008, Google hits number 10
Google finally makes it into the Top 10 most recognized brands - and we see IBM overtake Microsoft - IBM and Microsoft swapping second and third place, with brand value marked at $59.031 billion and $59.007 billion respectively.
Save YouTube video to your desktop
Is this possible to do?
Yes, but as suggested in a recent Google document only by retrieving it from Cache - although there are alternatives such as website Flashload and the Firefox add-on VideoDownloader.
Fix Google Mail (G-mail) crashing Firefox
There have been a lot of reports about Google Mail crashing Firefox, normally when trying to access the ‘All Mail’ section of a Google Mail account.
Thankfully we think we’ve found the problem to be caused by the HTML Validator plugin trying to access mail.google.com, here’s how to modify it and get back to […]
Heath Ledger’s death triggers net spike
Heath Ledger’s shock death caused one of the biggest internet spikes since the death of Steve Irwin in 2006, with news sites and search engines experiencing huge amounts of traffic.
Yahoo reported that four of the fastest moving search terms on its Buzz index were Ledger related, with searches on the quickest mover, “Heath Ledger”, sky-rocketing […]
Wikia Search gets luke warm reception
Wikia Search, a potential rival to Google was launched yesterday but has already taken fire from Bloggers. Spawned from the co-founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales aim was to provide a search engine which internal workings were totally transparent to users and developers a like.
Google unveils new software for Mobile phones
Google has unveiled software it hopes will power a variety of future mobile phones and boost the web on the move. The software could lead to cheaper phones as it is designed to speed up the process of making mobile services.
The move will be seen as a major competitor to Microsoft, Research in Motion, […]
Google pays public for information on local Businesses
Google is offering cash to the public to take photos and gather info on their local businesses.
All you have to do is go to your local shop and give them a spiel about Google Maps and Google Adwords.
Then you have to ask them a few questions about their business and take some […]