Posts tagged with google

Create a separate Chrome profile for website testing

If you’re someone who uses Chrome as their primary browser for general browsing and reading the news, but also does website testing, you may have wondered how you can keep your work and your general browsing separate. Chrome has built-in functionality that lets everyone have their own personalized copies of Chrome on the same computer….

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Find the fastest DNS servers available for your computer to use

Do you sometimes wish that your internet was a tad faster? It’s possible that the DNS servers provided to you are not the fastest that you have available to use. So, why does DNS matter? The DNS protocol is an important part of the web’s infrastructure, serving as the Internet’s phone book: every time you…

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Phone Number Search

This is something I threw together quickly one afternoon. Google does not provide great support when doing a phone number search if you don’t format the number correctly. This tool will take a South African phone number, convert it to multiple phone number formats and then perform a Google search. Phone Number Search  

Exploring the deep web

There is a lot more to the web then meets the eye. In fact, approximately a whole 7,500 terabytes of data more! The vast, teeming portion of the World Wide Web that contains websites never imagined or viewed by most web users. This includes the dark, labyrinthine sites providing anything and everything considered illicit or…

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Neat Google Labs ideas

Google Labs is the playground where some of Google’s most popular and successful products are born, e.g. Gmail and Google Calender. While some of the ideas might just be “plain crazy” (their words not mine) it’s still a great place to find the prototypes of the engineers who work at Google. Google Sets Google Sets…

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