Posted by Apurva on October 30, 2012 in Google

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Getting just the right information at just the right time – this is what Google Now is. Google Now tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, when the next train will arrive as you’re standing on the platform, or your favorite team’s score while they’re playing. And the best part? All of this happens aRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on September 27, 2012 in Google,How To

Now you can download YouTube Videos in their original format i.e the format in which they were uploaded on YouTube. When you upload any video to YouTube, it is transcoded automatically and then posted in your videos. Google Takeout has been updated with an option to download YouTube Videos. Either you can choose to download all of your Google data like +1, circles, contacts, drive, picasa web album, profile, stream and youtube or you can select tRead More...

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Posted by Diya on September 14, 2012 in Google,How To

google search Google has become an inseparable part of our life.  Anything we want to know Google acts as a principal who knows where to find the right teacher to answer our question. But how many of us really know how Google search works.. Here is a very nice video by Matt Cutts of Google explaining the concept behind search. Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, posted a 8 minute video on how Google search works. From crawling, indexing to ranking, he geRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on September 11, 2012 in Google

Google Image Search is no doubt good but when it comes to view those result images in original size, you need to click on each image individually and then go the target website to view the original image.  If you really want to enjoy these images in a hassle free manner , you can use this nice online tool to view results from Google Image search as Slideshow.     GoogleImageSlideshow is a website which shows your Google Image search rRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on September 4, 2012 in Google

Google Maps has got so many integrated features like reading Wikipedia articles, viewing real time traffic data, sharing Map links directly on Google+ , even a helicopter view, but in past few days firstly Apple and then Amazon announced that they won’t be using Google Maps in their devices. If you ever get in a situation that you don’t have to use Google Maps, below is a list of top alternative to Google Maps. Bing Maps If you are noRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on August 30, 2012 in Google,How To

Google Reader being one of the most popular feed reader program is used by users all across the world. With many great features already part of Google Reader like sharing articles on Facebook or other social networking websites, you can also download the articles from your Google Reader feed to your computer as PDF files. There is a very simple tweak that can be done to existing ‘Send To’ Feature of Google Reader. Google Reader’Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on August 29, 2012 in Google,Google+

Starting today Google will start showing birthday reminders of your friends on its search engine’s Home page . If you didn’t get a chance to log into Facebook ( which also shows birthday reminder) , don’t worry Google is there to remind you about a friend’s birthday. To get the reminders, you need to be logged into your Google account and then Google will show the birthdays of people who in your circles. This feature alsoRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on August 28, 2012 in Google

Google Maps can be used to read Wikipedia articles about the places that you plan to visit.  Let’s say you are planning a trip to Los Angeles, CA and don’t know about the place where you are staying. Like most people, I believe firstly you will search on Google Maps and then Go to Wikipedia to know more about the nearby places. Yes we know there are smarter apps that can tell you more about tourist places around but they won’t Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on August 27, 2012 in Google,How To

Google Reader allows users to send document to various websites like Twitter, Blogger, Delicious, StumbleUpon, Digg etc. and most important Facebook. ‘Send to’ Feature in Google Reader can be used to post articles on either your Facebook Profile or your Facebook Pages. To enable ‘Send To’ feature for your favorite sites, go to Settings page of Google Reader and then click on ‘Send To‘ tab. Here you can choose tRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on August 22, 2012 in Google,How To

Post image for How to Listen to Music Directly in Google Drive If you use Google Drive to store your music files too then you should be knowing the Google doesn’t have any utility to play music files directly from your Google Drive.  If you try to play the file, Google will give you a message ” No Preview Available” and asks you to download the file. But there is a third party app which allows you to listen to your favorite music stored in your Google Drive. DriveTunes is an app for GoogleRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on August 21, 2012 in Google,How To

Search engine giants like Google, Bing capture your web history to deliver more personalized search results based on the things you’ve searched for on Google and the sites you’ve visited. You might not notice a big impact on your search results early on, but you’ll notice a steady improvement as these sites capture details of your preferences and taste over a longer period of time. Web history is different than your browser histRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on August 14, 2012 in Google,How To,iPad,iPhone

Post image for How to Open Google Drive Documents in iBooks Google Drive like any other cloud service allows you to store your documents which are synched automatically and are available on all your devices.  You can store your documents, PDFs, photos etc. and you are given a free storage of 5GB to store your stuff. Besides Client for Windows and Mac, Google Drive is also available as app on your mobile devices like iPhone or android devices. You can download Google Drive app from respective app stores fRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on June 17, 2012 in Google,How To

First part of this series to Remove Google from Search is for Firefox users. The Search Bar is the text bar found in the top right corner of the Firefox window. Firefox’s Search bar lets you perform search from any webpage open at that time, rather than having to visit websites of those search engines. When you enter a term in the Search bar, the indicated search engine is queried, and the search results are displayed in Firefox. In the NavRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on April 24, 2012 in Google

Post image for Edit Photos in Google Drive using Pixlr We all know that Picnik has retired just few days ago and we shared a list of other great tools to edit images online. One of the editor in that list was Pixlr and to my surprise I just found it today here in Google Drive. Yes, Pixlr is an app that can be added to your Google Drive which allows you to directly create, edit images from Google Drive and once you are done editing, you can choose to save it back in Google Drive. It has made photo ediRead More...

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