Chennai to Horsley Hills – family trip

Four families, four cars to Horsley hills from Chennai. We left on 9th of Aug and return on 11th of August 2013. It was an interesting ride and bit risky, will let you know what that risky part was The above are different routes – google maps to reach the destination.

Spot your train on Google maps – Indian Railways Trust me, the site is unusable. Reasons stated below Why would a user want to know 1000+ Active train running currently? Why load all the data, making it slow Like the search option, Ajaxified, Well after a click on the result the blue and red arrows don’t mean any thing to a user, Why… Continue reading Spot your train on Google maps – Indian Railways

Cuil may become tomorrow’s cool search engine

What is Cuil? It is the new search Engine for the web. Cuil to be sounded as cool. Who is bringing us the new Search Engine. guess who? Check the management page and that should lead you to old pals from Google top minds. My only thought is that, How could people at google search… Continue reading Cuil may become tomorrow’s cool search engine

mGinger Captcha Challenge, UserExperience

After a long time, I finally login to mGinger to find any thing interesting happening and wanted to know how much I had earned so far. There was an interesting promo to refer a friend, I did fell for the marketing stunt, so I choose the option as Orkut, because most friends at orkut don’t… Continue reading mGinger Captcha Challenge, UserExperience

FaceBook killer – Bravo Google Friend Connect

Seems like Google wants to embrace the non social networking sites to be part of social networking sites. If you thought Myspace, Ning and Facebook made a killing, Please welcome the new Kid on the Block – Google Friend Connect. Do check the introduction video for more elaborate answers. I see a lot of traffic… Continue reading FaceBook killer – Bravo Google Friend Connect

This site may harm your computer

If you did search with google for keywords, google suggest for a potential threat from a site, WOW that is proactive search results. Google guys nice work, hats of to you guys. click on the above image for the search results, to find the key words. If you wanted to know what the link suggests… Continue reading This site may harm your computer

Firefox firebug can slowdown Gmail

I was quiet thrilled when Gmail showed me this error msg. Gmail detected the browser to be firefox and the firebug addon turned on. I use firebug extension when I make AJAX calls on my projects, it is turned on by default. In fact Gmail suggest what you can do to fix the problem, here… Continue reading Firefox firebug can slowdown Gmail

Google Soon to announce Open Social API

What does that mean to developers? Those who are yet to start on the sharing platform, the work is simplified. For developers who have already started, I see little bit of rework for all their apps if they want to use Google’s code. Here is the link to google open social API OpenSocial More news… Continue reading Google Soon to announce Open Social API