I stumpled upon Vladik Rikhter’s post via Hacker News on how to utilize Google Adwords to max out your Dropbox referrals for less than $10. Basically, you set up an ad campaign that leads people to sign up for a Dropbox account via your referral link, giving them 2.25 GB (250 MB extra for using… Read more »
I recently changed my WordPress theme to Reflex+, a theme that resembles the current look of Google+ and other Google related services. I had to make some manual modifications. Excerpt vs. full content for each post On the main index page, you can either show just an excerpt or the full content of each post…. Read more »
Google CloudPrint allows users to print to the cloud from devices such as your mobile phone. That is, you can print documents and pictures from your phone to printers you have access to (e.g., at home) but is not directly connected to your phone. As of 5/12/2011, only printing from mobile Gmail and Google Docs… Read more »
Even though I have utmost trust in Google’s data centers (>= 99.9% uptime), I finally decided to backup my gmail account. I am pretty OCD when it comes to backing up my data (bi-weekly backups of my home directory into 3 external hard drives, one of which is in a water/fire-proof safe box; MOST important… Read more »
So I have to be in SF for an internship this summer. As with all relocation there is the hassle of finding a place to live. After googling to find a suitable apartment, I realized that Craig’s list is the best place to go. I tried to avoid it at first since I just wanted… Read more »
so i have so many things on my to do list, so i’ll just get this post out of the way while i can….it’s ‘old’ in that i’ve known about this last month but didn’t blog about it yet. google made it very easily to create an online store. u can set up a spreadsheet… Read more »
Go here to know how to do it. This site converts any image to a 16×16 favicon pretty well.
So recently my calendar got messed up a little (dupes) due my mobile phone (HTC Touch Pro running Windows Mobile 6.1) resetting [syncing again messed it up]. I realize (now???) I need to keep backups of my calendars and contacts. I took the following script online (which requires python and the gdata module): #! /usr/bin/python… Read more »
Google just recently unveiled Google WAVE (keynote presentation at Google I/O 2009). I read it on the news, googled it, went to the blog, and watched the video. The video is quite long (1+hr, 300+mb). I downloaded it and viewed it. Looks like it is Google’s next big product. Email has been invented for 40+… Read more »
One thing I’ve recently discovered about Google are the gadgets. I knew they existed, but I don’t use the iGoogle page that often for me to use them. However, I use gmail 24/7, so I added some there. They even have gadgets for Blogger.