Blog Master G

Word. And photos, too.

Blog Master G random header image

Entries Tagged as 'google'

Google Fun

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005 · Comments Off

Google has quietly begun to compete with everyone’s favorite message board, craigslist, via the new Google Base. Google is taking it up a notch, though, with photos for just about everything, from personals to blogs to coupons. Time will tell how popular Google Base becomes, but I think many of us are already very attached […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google

Google Sightseeing

Saturday, June 11th, 2005 · Comments Off

How cool is Google Sightseeing? Whether it’s the UFO blobs over Florida and LA, CIA headquarters in Virginia, or SBC Park in San Francisco, the site chronicles and comments on all the cool sights across America. You can view an index by locality or by category. Sure, you can also explore Google Maps on your […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google

Gmail Increases Storage

Friday, April 1st, 2005 · 3 Comments

As I suspected they might do at some point, Google has increased the capacity of Gmail as of this morning. “Our plan is to continue growing your storage beyond 2GBs by giving you more space as we are able.” My account is showing a total of 1308 MB right now. On the Gmail login page, […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google

Gmail Drive Shell

Thursday, March 10th, 2005 · Comments Off

If you use Gmail and Windows, do I have a treat for you: The Gmail Drive shell extension. Quite simply, it maps your Gmail account to your file system so that you can drag ‘n drop files for backup directly into your Gmail account. How kick-ass is that? The primary limitation is not one of […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google

Google Desktop

Friday, October 15th, 2004 · Comments Off

Google has released its long-anticipated Google Desktop tool, which indexes your computer and puts the power of the Google search right on your desktop. Installation is fast and easy, then you access it via your Web browser just like you would view any other Google tool (Web, News, Froogle, etc.). Once installed, it actually runs […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google

Google IPO

Friday, April 30th, 2004 · Comments Off

The long-awaited and much-anticipated IPO comes to be. Google Inc. Files Registration Statement with the SEC for an Initial Public Offering: “MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 29, 2004 – Google Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its Class […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google

Gmail

Thursday, April 1st, 2004 · 4 Comments

“A Google approach to email: Gmail is an experiment in a new kind of webmail, built on the idea that you should never have to delete mail and you should always be able to find the message you want.” I’d heard the rumors, and now it’s confirmed. Google is launching email. I love the concept: […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google

New Look

Monday, March 29th, 2004 · Comments Off

Google suddenly has a new look this morning: More streamlined and clean, along with two new links incorporated into the results tab: Froogle and more >>, which leads to a page with a bunch of cool icons and the associated services. Perhaps the new look is in preparation for this year’s rumored IPO?

[Read more →]

Tags: google

Don’t Be Evil

Sunday, February 22nd, 2004 · 1 Comment

This is a form letter I just sent to Google’s PR directors since the company seems to be violating its own motto. I’d encourage you to please do the same. Recently, your AdWords service rejected two advertisements placed by the international ocean advocacy group Oceana (http://www.oceana.org/) on the grounds that they “contained language critical of […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google

Gabe #1

Wednesday, September 10th, 2003 · Comments Off

In December 2002 I began to pay attention to where in Google’s search results my site was showing up. The last major overhaul of my site was in that month, so I think that’s when I began to take an interest in this. At the time, a Google search for Gabe yielded about 68,800 pages. […]

[Read more →]

Tags: google