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Is Google Analytics Installed? – GA? Firefox Extension

  To get the best results out of Google Analytics, you need to ensure it’s installed on each page of a website. To automatically check for you, I’ve created a Firefox extension to do all the work. GA? will put a little icon in the status bar of your Firefox web browser. It will then […]

Google Personalized Search Switch for Firefox

Have you ever wanted to turn Google Personalized Search on or off without logging out of your Google account? Well now you can with the Google Personalized Search Switch for Firefox. Google Personalized Search Switch is a Firefox extension that adds the ability to turn on and off Google’s personalized search results by just clicking […]

Help Save A Startup – Zooomr

One of my favorite startup companies is in need of help. Zooomr is a great photo sharing site much like Flickr or Photobucket. However, during a recent upgrade, they ran into major issues. Now they are in dire need of new database machines to get everything back online. One can donate via the Zooomr homepage. […]

Run red lights in NYC without leaving home.

If you haven’t seen the buzz, Google Maps now has street level views. You can actually see what the city looks like from the street level along with what’s to the right and left of you. All views from the drivers seat. Unfortunately this isn’t available for all cities yet, but New York City is […]

Google Loves Apple? iGoogle Launched

I was reading over at TechCrunch that Google personalized homepages were re-launching as iGoogle. When I logged into my account, sure enough, there it was; iGoogle. Now, most things that start with an i followed by a product name remind me of Apple. I think it was that iMac that started it all and of […]

Mailplane brings Gmail to the desktop.

If you use Gmail and a Mac, Mailplane is a must have application. It’s really the first program I’ve seen that really takes a web based application to the desktop. At it’s core, it’s really just a webkit browser (or so I assume) that shows Gmail. But then there is so much more. It has […]

What’s the point of Google Desktop Mac?

When I arrived home from vacation last week I saw the news that Google Desktop was released for the Mac. All excited, I downloaded it and installed it. However, it’s not really necessary on a Mac. When Google Desktop came out for Windows, it was great. The main reason was becasue it gave Windows a […]

Google Coming to the Twin Cities?

No, Google is not opening up an office here just yet, but over at the Technology Evangelist they have a convincing argument going on. Their thought is that Google should move into the Ford plant in St. Paul. Why? Well first of all it’s a large plot of land in the middle of the Twin […]

View Google Calendar in Thunderbird

Update: Here is the best way to sync Google Calendar & Thunderbird. Works like a charm. Getting Things Done (GTD) is very popular these days and people are always looking for an easy way to save another minute. With that in mind, I’ve found a simple way to view my Google Calendar in Thunderbird. Step […]

A Month with Google Reader

I’ve been using Google Reader for about a month or so now and the transition to it has been pretty good. It’s got most of the features I want and works quite well. I think Google has a ways to go on it yet, but so far it has turned into my default feed reader. […]