This thread will be showcasing the awesome and not so awesome things that sprang up in the past. The Windows `95 operating system was one that came out of Redmond with the taskbar and icons on the desktop that continued relatively unchanged until the Windows XP operating system delivered the themed interface that was in …

Google Gravity. The closest thing to a vanilla Google search page. Google`s search page has grown quite bloated and it is good to be able to use a simpler Google search option. I tried this in Firefox 7.0.1 and it worked perfectly. Once you finish typing your search query the ENTER key does not seem …

This is how to hide the circle of friends you are in from public view. The Google+ feature you really need. This feature is disabled by default, but you can re-enable this setting easily by following this simple tutorial. 1. Go to your Google Profile and click Edit Profile. 2. Click the little globe icon …

http://www.linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2011-06-08-018-41-NW-DP   Search engine giant Google has discontinued it`s dedicated Linux and *BSD search pages, preferring a standard unified search page instead, this is part of the new Google, where search quality has improved considerably and now you can search using search terms like [ubuntu nvidia issue] or [fedora 15 gdm bug] and get specific …

http://www.precursorblog.com/content/google-chrome-we-dont-need-your-permission. Found this website discussing the Google Chrome web browser, the Google company are apparently using it to open a security hole in users machines, according to the blog. I am not sure about this, but Google Chrome is the most advertised web browser, you see the advertisements everywhere you look, out in the streets …