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5 Alternative Web Browser Choices
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5 Alternative Web Browser Choices

Your internet browser is one of the most important and most used pieces of software that you install on your computer whether it is a Windows, Mac or Linux powered system. Privacy and security, standards compliance and features such as feed aggregation and plug-in support are some important facets that capable web browsers should posses. Internet Explorer is currently the most used web browser with over 60% of market share Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Opera are the more well known web browsers but what other options do web surfers have and what are the benefits? (more…)
Google Facts and Figures Infographic
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Google Facts and Figures Infographic

Google has has come a far way since it's incorporation in 1998. With it's mission statement "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful" Google has blazed a path that results in its name being a household name and instantly identifiable with the internet. The guys over at Pingdom has created an awesomely detailed infographic that some interesting facts and figures about the internet powerhouse Google. It's presented in a such an accessible and easy to understand way I thought I'd share it. Beware, it's one huge chart! (more…)
Google Introduces Buzz for Gmail
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Google Introduces Buzz for Gmail

Google has dipped it's toe into the social networking pool before but it official dived in today with the revelation of Google Buzz - a new service it described as "a Google approach to sharing". Comparisons have already been drawn with the current social networking kingpins Twitter and Facebook but just how useful will Buzz be? The first advantage that Google Buzz has is that right out of the blocks it has an installed base of over 100 million users or at least potential users because Buzz will be tied in with Google's email service Gmail.  Google Buzz borrows many features of Facebook and Twitter as users can share status updates, links, photos and videos as well as interact with comment on and respond to postings from friends. The video below is an overview of what is possible with G...