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Managing Emails: Taming Gmail

By admin | June 25, 2008

Although emailclients such as outlook and Apple’s Mail are packed with features, they lack on very useful option: being available everywhere… Luckily, there are other solutions, in the form of webmail, however, most of them lack the powerful features of an offline mailclient. However, Google’s Gmail is the exception that sets the rule, by delivering…

Google’s Goal

By admin | June 12, 2008

Google Chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt, who was the featured speaker at a Newhouse School event in San Francisco, said that โ€œThe goal of the company [Google] is not to monetize everything, the goal of the company is to change the world, monetization is a way to pay for that.” He replied this on the…

Jumpstart AJAX Tutorial

By admin | April 25, 2008

Days I’ve been searching after a decent, small, simple tutorial, to help me take the first steps into the World Of Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML). None did I find… Therefor, I decided to write this small jumpstart Ajax Tutorial Thingy. Feel free to try it, comment on it, and spread it… First… what the…

Keyboard Shortcuts you should know: Part 2: Internet Explorer 7

By admin | April 23, 2008

Basics: Alt+Left Arrow: Takes you Back to the last page Alt+Right Arrow: Takes you Forward to the next page Escape (Esc): Stops the page from loading any further F5 or Ctrl+F5 : Refresh the page (Ctrl+F5 reloads without using the cache! Always handy to test out some stuff) Alt+Home: Go straight to your Homepage Alt+D:…

Firefox shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts you should know: Part 1: Firefox

By admin | April 15, 2008

(note: for Mac users, Ctrl can be replaced by the Command key (Apple sign)) 1: Alt + D: Brings you straight to the address bar of your Firefox browser. This can come in VERY handy when you want to try out the next keyboard shortcut below ๐Ÿ˜‰ 2: Ctrl-Enter: Auto complete the address in the…

How to add Google’s Image Search to your website?

By admin | April 11, 2008

I know how to add a Google Search Box to my website, but how can I add the Image Search from Google? Easy! Let’s take a look at a standard search url from Google: http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&q=rubarber&btnG=Google+search Now, let’s strip that one down to right the bare essential: http://www.google.com/search?q=rubarber The extra info in the string tells Google…

Wow! Oh no… 1st of April, and Google…

By admin | April 2, 2008

A bad combination, or at least, if you do not like jokes… This years joke from Google on Gmail is great again. Wouldn’t you just wish it was true? I know alot of people on the internet believed it was true… How would they do it? Simple: Gmail utilizes an e-flux capacitor to resolve issues…

Google’s newest joke or not? Adsense Stickers!

By admin | March 20, 2008

I just found this email from Google Adsense about Adsense Stickers in my mailbox, would it be real, or not? If you’re well versed in webspeak, you’re probably familiar with the concept of stickiness — the quality that entices web users to stick around a given site. Here at AdSense, we’re down with the web…

Earn Money with Adsense

Did you know this about Adsense?

By admin | March 13, 2008

Some nice things to know about Adsense   You get your AdSense account approved faster if you request it via blogger.com ? Once you get your AdSense publisher code, you can put it any of your websites without requiring further approval again? When you do not comply to the Google AdSense Program Policies and Terms…

Adsense Math: add add add

By admin | March 12, 2008

[Some simple math: Your AdSense Earning = Impression-count x Click-though-rate x Cost-per-click x smart-pricing-factor. The Impression count is referring to the traffic on your adsense-filled pages. It means the number of times AdSense blocks are displayed. The higher this number, the better. Why? Simple, the more visitors you have, the higher this number. The higher…

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