Archive for the ‘Google’ Category

MobileRSS syncs with your Google Reader so you can keep up with all of your favorite blogs and websites at all times.  There’s a free version and a pro for $2.99 (iTunes links) which I’ll show you in the screencast. After you install it and sign in with your Google account it will automatically sync […]


TechCrunch posted a story today about Google Moderator being available on YouTube and I decided to test it out.   The learning curve is not very steep — just go to your channel modules, enable moderator, post a request for ideas or suggestions and then wait for your subscribers to respond. DemoGirl gets a lot of […]


When I logged into Gmail this morning I finally saw what I really wanted to see yesterday afternoon – “Buzz”.  It was right where everyone said it would be, under my inbox tab. After spending a few hours poking around and (unsuccessfully) searching for some help topics on exactly who can see what, I think […]


I finally got around to checking out Google Search integration with Gmail today and it turned out to be more useful than I had anticipated. You see, I’m getting ready for my Mom to come visit me in San Francisco this weekend and now, instead of copying and pasting numerous Google search results of places […]


TabJump is an extension for Google Chrome that helps you manage your tabs.  After you install it you’ll see all of your most used tabs that are open, related tabs, and recently closed tabs.  You can also lock tabs – but since you can find recently closed tabs, this feature doesn’t seem all that necessary.  […]


Google City Tours is a Labs project that has some pretty helpful features for people planning a trip to an unfamiliar city.  You can begin by entering in the name or address of the place where you’ll be staying.  From there, Google City Tours will load a map with various points of interest that you […]


Google Chrome has a lot of Extensions worth checking out, but these are three that I find myself using throughout the day.  Don’t expect a lot of bells and whistles here, folks – these three Extensions just help me get things done a bit quicker.  Watch the screencasts that follow the brief introduction to see […]