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.
Deleting your Facebook account? Facebook has reverted to the old terms of service and show the sorry message if your try erasing yourself from Facebook.
What is the Credit Crisis? Why did big Wall Street banks go bankrupt? This animated video explains the entire story of the Credit Crisis in Plain English.
Sign-up with Reply for All and choose the cause you want to support via your email signature - it could be Cancer cure, AIDS prevention, animal rights, children's rights, global warming, clean water, poverty or education.
Face Transformer is a tool released by the University of St Andrews that transforms the age, race or gender of an image of your face.
Tumblr Stats is free web service that analyzes and displays some very interesting statistics about your Tumblr based micro-blog.
If you’ve ever wondered how the internet will look on a standard paper notebook, you now have an answer.
If you own unused web domains that are getting some traffic because the domain is listed in some web directory or printed on your old business card, here's an opportunity to monetize those visitors with Google AdSense.
Indibloggies is an annual blog-award website targeted at Indian Blogs and was started as a parody clique on the Bloggies. The site slogan says that it showcases the best of the Indian blogosphere.
Emoticons, which are usually drawn sideways, need you to turn your head to read them. If for some reason you prefer them right side up, here is a list of emoticons you don’t have to turn your head for.
Devolve is an online photo morphing service inspired by Charles Darwin's theory of human evolution. Upload a picture of your face and see yourself transform into a prehistoric ape.