Tag: google

Can Insync dethrone Dropbox as a cloud storage service?

A couple of weeks ago I read a Techcrunch article about Insync. It is a service that works almost identically to Dropbox. Their differentiating feature is the fact that they use your Google Docs account for storage. A downside to this is that you only have 1GB of storage with normal accounts, but Google lets you add 20GB to that… Read more →

It feels like the 50s with all this Chrome

Although Firefox has been my default browser for several years, every so often I try out alternative browsers. A couple of weeks ago I started to use Chromium (developer builds of Google’s Chrome browser) for OS X and it has now become my default browser. Google has an obsession with speed. In fact, they have found that a .4 second… Read more →

Gmail presents Autopilot

From the website: The easiest email could possibly be. As more and more everyday communication takes place over email, lots of people have complained about how hard it is to read and respond to every message. This is because they actually read and respond to all their messages. With Gmail autopilot no longer do you have to worry about actually… Read more →

Google Reader and the iPhone/iPod Touch

Using my RSS reader of choice Google Reader, I’ve discovered two ways to use it on my iPod Touch. If I navigate to: http://google.com/reader/m I get a slightly different interface than using http://google.com/m#reader. The former address gives me a nice icon when I add it to my home screen, but the latter address works better on my touch. Does anyone… Read more →