Posts Tagged ‘Google’

GButts is a Firefox Add-on that allows you to create a single menu loaded with all of your favorite Google services. After you install it you can choose to have an icon for each service displayed or a drop down from the Google logo (which is what I chose).  You can select as many, or […]


If you use Google Calendar then you may have noticed the little green labs icon up near your settings.  This is where Google is allowing you to test out some features that may or may not get pushed through as permanent fixtures in Google Calendar.  As of now there are six features:  Adding a background […]


Yesterday, while I was talking to my Mom, I learned something fascinating.  Not everyone has, or even knows, what a Google account is.  As I was trying to explain to her what you can do with a Google account, I realized that nothing I was saying was sinking in.  I also realized that there are […]


CustomizeGoogle is a Firefox Extension that does just what you’re probably thinking it does.  It allows you to completely customize your Google search experience.  You can remove ads from Google searches, filter search results to not include specific websites (like that pesky about.com), block Google Analytics cookies, and add other search sites to your search […]


Minimap is a neat little Firefox add-on that opens up a map in your sidebar where you can store addresses, view traffic, and get directions using Google, Yahoo!, or Windows Live Local.  You can right click on any address on a web page and choose to immediately map that location in your Minimap or drag […]


Remember The Milk, a task management and organization tool, is now available to use in Gmail.  First, you need to install it and then your Gmail account will have a “tasks pane” on the right hand side, next to your inbox.  You can add tasks right in Gmail and  and even add emails and Gmail […]


I don’t know what they’re feeding the Google Maps team, but I wish they’d send some of it my way. There are some new features that have been released over the past couple of weeks, and I thought I’d show them to you just in case you’ve missed them. First off, Hybrid view is out […]