TinyArro.ws uses Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) to create short URLs that could well be, as they claim, “the shortest URLs on Earth”.
There are no privacy concerns here because no human beings are reading your Gmail email but it would still be nice to know if email attachments are taken into account by Google when determining AdSense ads.
Do you call yourself a designer ? If yes, you better be able to tell Arial apart from Helvetica in the simple and addictive Deep Font Challenge.
Well, maybe not. But there is a very tattered billboard of Bill Gates College of BCA (Bachelors in Computer Applications) somewhere in Maharashtra (India) inviting applications for a limited number of seats.
Herdict Web show you a list of sites that are inaccessible in a particular country. You can also use it to know locations where a particular site may have been blocked.
Meet a free online OCR service that lets you perform Optical Character Recognition without having to install new software. You can convert scanned images and PDF documents into searchable and editable text from the web itself.
E.ggTimer lets you create an online timer via an easy-to-remember URL. It will also make a sound so you can have the timer tab running in the background while you work on other tasks.
This chart courtesy Nick Bilton will help you visualize the number of hyperlinks that currently exist on homepage of 98 popular news websites and tech blogs.
AdSense Optimization Tips: With Google AdSense, one should never feel complacent because there's always a chance to improve your AdSense earnings provided you are willing to experiment.
Looks can be surprisingly deceptive when it comes to guessing the age of a person but if you are really curious to know how old you look in that picture you posted on Facebook, then give How Old are You a try.
Gmail, Google's free web mail service that turns five this year but is still in beta, went down for a couple of hours recently. The outage even affected Google Apps customers and Google is paying them a 15 day credit to cover any lost productivity due to the Gmail downtime.
The next time you jot out a set of instructions or tasks for someone to follow, keep in mind that the choice of fonts might well determine if that job gets done in time or not.
Regular search engines like Google are of little use when searching for English words while playing Scrabble or Hangman.
Does the girl on the right look familiar ? You’ve probably seen her on one of those ad-filled parked domain when you happen to mistype a URL.
If you’re not comfortable touch typing, Keyboard Challenge, a simple game that teaches you the position of each key of the keyboard, could be of assistance.
You can now choose to customize the appearance of your Google Adsense ad unit by choosing between “Arial”, “Verdana” or “Times” font-faces on all English (Latin-based) web pages.
Check out this video for a simple trick to confuse an idiot. Note that the video might take a little time to load, but it’s well worth the wait.
Google is normally quite secretive about their search infrastructure but, in a break from tradition, they have revealed that a single search query on Google can consume the processing power of 1000 machines.