Have you ever heard about access keys? Well, I did. And I loved them. Your productivity can be so improved when surfing a web page by avoiding to use the mouse and by using shortcuts, instead. The bad thing about access keys is that they’re often hidden, by default, in the web pages. This doesn’t … Continue reading
Based on the Google’s 2010 ad at the Superbowl, I’ve created a sicilian version of the “romance in search”. Hope you’ll enjoy it
Recently, Google released a new Beta version of its browser Chrome. Well, my installed version of Chrome didn’t detect automatically the update, so I downloaded the latest version from: http://www.google.com/landing/chrome/beta/ Then, when I tried to drag and drop the application into the Applications folder (this will require you to quit from Chrome, if open), Snow … Continue reading
Google has just released a series of really interesting tips for Gmail. Some of them look extremely cool: Are you already using the full power of Gmail?
In the past month, people were wondering about the reason behind a strange hidden feature of the Google search engine. In fact, when clicking on the I’m feeling lucky button without inserting anything in the search box, a countdown to the new year’s eve was shown. Obviously, people were expecting some great surprise from Google for … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, I decided to use Gmail as SMTP server to send emails from my Joomla website. Here is explained what I did to make everything working. First of all, I edited my configuration.php file to contain the following settings: var $mailer = ‘SMTP Server’; var $mailfrom = ‘MY_GMAIL_ADDRESS’; var $smtpauth = ‘1’; … Continue reading
Google just revealed real-time search. Here’s the original article: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/12/relevance-meets-real-time-web.html If you’re wondering how to enable it, well… Real time search will be available for everyone in a few days. If it’s still not active for you, just do the following: Go to http://www.google.com Search for something Edit the URL so it contains: &esrch=RTSearch&tbs=rltm%3A1. For … Continue reading