Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Now find books using cover color with Google Image search

August 1, 2011 |  by  |  Google, Tips n Tweaks  |  No Comments

Google’s Inside Search blog shared how we can quickly find books by cover using the Image Search color filter tool. Google’s Image Search has a color filter tool that lets you narrow down your results by showing images of a particular color. For example, if you choose Orange, Google will show only those images whose predominant color is Orange or shades of Orange. By using this tool, you will find that it’s easier to find a book by its color rather than its exact title. Suppose you want to find a book by Nicholas Sparks. You don't remember the title, just

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Google’s new service ‘Page Speed Service’ improves web page load speed

July 28, 2011 |  by  |  Google, News  |  No Comments

Two years ago Google released the Page Speed browser extension and earlier this year the Page Speed Online API to provide developers with specific suggestions to make their web pages faster. Page Speed is an open-source project started at Google to help developers optimize their web pages by applying web performance best practices. Page Speed started as an open-source browser extension, and is now available via Page Speed Online and as an API. The Page Speed Online API makes it easy to integrate Page Speed performance analysis into your development tools and workflow. Here are some of the things developers can

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The history of advertising on YouTube – Infographic

July 27, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

YouTube, the world’s most popular video-viewing platform, sees 2 billion hits per day. Fortunately, the Google-owned company has figured out a few ways to monetize all of those video views. Take a look at the infographic below to see how the site and its advertising strategy has evolved since its founding in 2005. via

The android story – Infographic

July 26, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments


Google Image search now shows EXIF data

July 25, 2011 |  by  |  Google, News  |  No Comments

Google has been making a lot of new improvements to Google Image Search lately – date annotations, restoration of the image size filter and addition of a date filter. The giant search engine has started showing EXIF data of photos, which incidentally was another top requested feature by the Reddit community. When you click on a thumbnail on the image search results page, you are taken to a landing page. The landing page's sidebar now includes EXIF data including camera make, focal length, flash usage, aperture, shutter speed, ISO speed and exposure bias. This is one feature that any photographer will

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VideoInbox app from Google’s which brings viral video from Facebook to your inbox

July 24, 2011 |  by  |  Apps, Concepts, Facebook, Google, Sites, Twitter  |  No Comments

VideoInbox a combination daily newsletter/Facebook app that basically centers around the viewing, sharing and cataloguing of viral videos. The service, as the name implies, delivers a pick of videos to the users' email inbox every day, curated by the team. Sign up for VideoInbox with Facebook Connect / Twitter and you’ll get a daily email with “hand selected” viral YouTube videos. The app uses, amazingly enough, the Facebook API to allow you to share videos with individual friends on Facebook or post them to your Facebook Wall. While the button is there its Twitter OAuth aspect seems to be not

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Faveous aggregates content from social media in one place

July 23, 2011 |  by  |  Concepts, Sites, Video  |  No Comments

If you consume content on the web, you are probably bogged down with the many interesting articles that you want to read. Fortunately, Faveous is a content aggregator and curating tool that combines all content coming from your favorite readers and social networks and places them on one elegant dashboard. Faveous is essentially a ‘Favorites aggregator’. Once you have signed up and logged in, you only need to add your accounts to the website. Faveous does it seamlessly, using a step-by-step approach to ensure that you are signed into as many of your accounts as possible. It allows you to

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Tilt – Firefox extension which makes your web pages 3D

July 21, 2011 |  by  |  Apps, Downloads, Plugins  |  No Comments

Tilt a Firefox extension containing a 3D representation of a web page, as both a fun visualization tool and a developer-friendly environment for debugging the document's structure, contents and nesting of the DOM tree. Various information besides the actual contents will be displayed on request, regarding each node's type, class, id, and other attributes if available. The rendering will be dynamic, in-browser, using WebGL and GLSL shaders. Tilt represents a new way of visualizing a web page. This tool creates a 3D representation of the document, with the purpose of displaying, understanding and easily analyzing the DOM. It will take advantage

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Cheat Sheets for Google+ account

July 20, 2011 |  by  |  Google  |  No Comments

Cheat sheet full of tips for formatting, adding images or videos, hotkeys to use.

Google now detecting viruses in form of Malware

July 20, 2011 |  by  |  Google, News  |  No Comments

Google announced something pretty interesting, that it is using its own data to detect viruses and will as of today be using Google Search results pages to warn users if their computers are infected with a specific form of malware. Users infected with the virus, which is apparently rerouting traffic to Google and other sites through a proxy. From the Google blog post mysteriously titled “Using data to protect people from malware”: “Recently, we found some unusual search traffic while performing routine maintenance on one of our data centers. After collaborating with security engineers at several companies that were sending this modified

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