Google is a name synonymous with search but it a much wider term now that includes social networking, blogs, photo sharing, video sharing, email and more.

Google’s URL Shortener Supports Custom Aliases

Google’s URL shortening service – – supports custom aliases just like and but it appears that they have enabled this feature only for internal use.

Animated Google Logo for Newton’s Birthday

Google Doodle for Newton's Apple tree is the first Google Logo that's animated but they haven't used Flash or GIF animation for the image - it's a simple JavaScript.

Perform Case Sensitive Search with Google

Words with capital letters don't always have the same meaning when written with lowercase letters. Google however treats all search queries as case-insensitive and hence you'll see the same results for March (month) or march (walking briskly).

What is Google Personalized Search

Google can customize your search results based on your past search activity on Google. This customization includes searches you’ve done and results you’ve clicked.

SEO Basics: Creating a Google Friendly Website

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips for small businesses and new web masters. These simple but effective SEO tips will help make your website search engine optimized especially for Google, the grand-daddy of the Internet.

How to Bypass Google Universal Search

This article describes how you can disable Universal Search in Google and prevent images, news and video clips from showing up in Google results pages.

Google Puts an .EXE File on their Homepage

If you click the Update Now link on the Google home page, it will download an executable file - setgooglesearch.exe - on the desktop that will set Google as the default search engine inside IE.

Mahatma Gandhi on the Google Homepage

Today marks the 140th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and Google India is celebrating this with a new Gandhi logo on their homepage.