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2010 : Google New Year Logos

Every year Google features a special logo for the New Year, on its home-page. Here is the Google New Years logo for the current year 2010.

Google Coutdown Timer…an easter egg?

An Easter egg was discovered on Google’s homepage today. When the user visits Google.com, leaves the search box blank and clicks “I’m Feeling Lucky”, the user is prompted with a countdown timer.

Microsoft launches Windows 7 Test Drive website.

Microsoft has launched the Windows 7 Test Drive site. This site offers developers a chance to get first-hand experience in developing for Windows 7, even if they don’t have Windows 7 installed on their development environment.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit from Microsoft

The free  Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit Analyzer helps you increase traffic and visitors to your site, and as a result can increase the revenue you directly or indirectly make through your web-site. The SEO Toolkit Analyzer increases traffic to […]

Anatomy of a Fanboy & The Cult Of Mac

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a Fanboy as “a person who is an enthusiastic devotee, such as of comics or movies” … or an OS or a video game console!!!

The Hidden 7’s In Windows 7.

In the recent video at Channel10 – Progression of the Iconic Background,  Larry Larsen talks to Denise Trabona to know about how the default Windows 7 background was designed.  And in the end the talk is about the Easter Eggs…

Steve Ballmer’s portrait in Blue Screen of Death mosaic

This is actually quite astounding! A reader has created a mosaic using 80 random Windows crash shots to portray Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. You can, on that website, click on the images to see them in greater detail. “The full […]

Comic : Google Chrome OS

Chrome OS is an open sourced Linux-based OS designed by Google. The operating system comes preinstalled in some select devices. Here is a comic from Joy of Tech. which takes a humorous look at Chrome OS.

Send a Smile or Frown to Microsoft for Office

Looks like sending feedback with Microsoft Office is really easy. And whats more, you can send both positive and negative feedback for Office products like Word, Excel, Access etc. Give feedback about Office to Microsoft The Send-a-Smile tool installs along […]

200 Free Online Games From Microsoft

Who does not like playing online games? Most of us do. But did you know that Microsoft offers over a 200 online games to play? And that too free!? Not only can you play these 200+ games free, you can […]

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Tour Bill Gates’ house.

The Microsoft chairman’s high-tech Medina mansion, built in the mid-1990s on the shores of Lake Washington, is considered notable enough to have its own Wikipedia page.

The Special Hidden Google Pages

There are some special works of Google, that are known but to a select community of people. They are the  special  or hidden or lesser known of the Google pages, and are worth having a look at. Check them out […]

Who wrote the Notepad ???

Back in the late 1990s, some large Internet association conducted a survey in order to bestow awards in categories like Best Web server and Best Web browser, and one of the categories was Best Web authoring tool.