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Impossible Maze Game

This has to be the hardest maze I have ever tried to complete. I am doubtful anyone could make it right to the end.

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Google

Google Maps in the UK & Ireland

Google has gone outside of North america for Google Maps. It now includes the UK and Ireland. I’m delighted to introduce Google Local UK and Google Maps UK. The Google UK office and a few of us homesick Brits in California have been helping out with the development.

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Free iPod

Many of you may have seen the free iPod contest that has been circulating around the Internet. This is probably old news to many. The new thing though is that the contest is finally available to Canadians. The deal is you sign up, choose one of seven offers (I choose a week supply of vitamins […]

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Nigerian Scams

We’ve all seen them, or at least heard of them. Nigerian scams. The ones where they promise you a share of a multimillion dollar reward, but reality only want to kidnap you, hold you for ransom and maybe kill you. Anyhow, I created a new webpage to document my interaction with such scam artists. At […]

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Google

Google Q&A

Google just released a new search feature called Google Q&A that allows user to ask a question and receive an answer based on compiled information around the web. Have you ever needed a piece of info right now? Today we’re excited to introduce Google Q&A. We’ve pulled together facts from all over the Web to […]

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Google

Google Changes Search Limit

I do not know when it happened, but at some point, Google changed their search query word limit from 10 words to 32 words. Good. There have been a few instances where i needed more than 10 words. Thanks, Google.

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Google

Google Satellite Maps

When will it end? In an effort to out pace Yahoo! Maps, Google has now implemented integration of satellite imagery with Google Maps. Users can now switch between the traditional map view and the satellite view. So now not only can you use Google Maps to see how to get to a location, you can […]

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Google

Google Video

Apparently, Google release a service called Google Video in January. Users can enter a search term and Google Video will return video stills from TV shows where the search term occurred. Click on the TV show and you will receive excerpts from the show’s transcript and timestamps for all the times the search term occurred […]

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Browsers

Firefox Popup Improvements

Mozilla is revamping the pop-up feature for Firefox to disable Flash and JavaScript popups by default. Firefox can disable such popups, but the current version has that feature turned off due to concerns that it would interfere with legitimate popup windows that some sites use. A manual method of changing the default to block plug-in […]

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Google Offers Ride Finder

It just keeps getting better. First Yahoo! Maps offers cross streets and inline establishment indicators. Now Google offers Ride Finder. Just select one of the major US cities listed and you can see all the locations for shuttles and taxis in the area. A commuter’s dream come true. Somehow, I don’t think this will catch […]