Early in 2011 I switched from Firefox to Google Chrome. Just before the end of 2011 I switched back. I switched back because I had ignored Firefox for so long, I was almost damned sure that they should have fixed a few issues I had in the 3.1-3.6 releases. And sure enough, they have. In […]
There’s a few things that have been swirling around inside my cavernous mind since the initial launch of Google+ which all relates to the future of social networks. I’ve already noticed a fracture forming in the camps of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ users. I’ve already seen the behaviour of cross posting to each and even […]
I’m not sure why everybody is surprised that Google’s “new” (not new, been around for a while, just released to the public) url shortener can provide an extra piece of info known as a QR code. This is just Google’s url shortening crew being smart and using existing graphic/image APIs that Google provides to everybody. […]
Google latitude now gives you the option of enabling ‘history’ – you can enable it here. It’s kind of neat, and I can see it being somewhat fun to use if you go on long trips. I gave it a little test run while I was on the train back to Toronto the other day […]
Google seems to be rolling out an interesting pack of security updates for their sites. The only official announcement I’ve seen is for Gmail, but I’d expect this to come for many other services. Currently a lot of Google services work fine with https (docs, calendar, blogger.com) but none seem to offer the same default […]
OpenID would be much easier to implement and use if the big-guns who’ve all promised support over a year ago actually have working production environments. Yahoo! is currently the only one of the big three who properly support OpenID. Google, Microsoft, where are you? Enough with the usability testing – lets roll this shit out.