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Feature request for GooglePlay app

Yesterday I re-installed my android system and apps in my mobile phone. After that, when I tried to get everything installed as before, I discovered that some of the apps I had installed in the past and were working without

“Bad request Error 400” for GMail on Firefox

For the last 2-3 days I had an unusual situation to deal with. Whenever I tried to visit my GMail account using Firefox, the response was: Bad requestError 400  At first I checked with the other browsers (Chrome, Opera and

How to hide “Mark all as read” in new Google Reader

With the new redesign of Google Reader (the Google+ look-alike), I’ve noticed a new annoying behavior today. The “Mark all as read” in now a button that takes and keeps focus. This means that if you press it once with

How to forward a Google+ post to your email inbox

While we ‘re still waiting for the full Google+ API to be available in public, I recently asked in twitter for “an easy way to save GooglePlus posts for later reading or archiving” and this is the solution I found

Re-enabling Google FriendConnect gadgets

Re-enabling Google FriendConnect gadgets

In case you see blank boxes in your Firefox, instead of Google FriendConnect (GFC) gadgets, you can try searching the configuration window of the HTTPS Everywhere add-on. For me, it was the GoogleServices option, which I had to deactivate in

How to share an article from Google Reader to Google+

How to share an article from Google Reader to Google+

Just a quick tip for every Google Reader user who needs to share an interesting article with one or more of her Google+ Circles. Given that we have the Google+ share box on the top-right corner of GReader, the simplest

Google secure search with Firefox

Google secure search with Firefox

Google has announced recently the option to search the web via an encrypted, secure channel. For Firefox, this can be accomplished by making some changes, like the following: in a new tab, open “about:config” and search for “http://www.google” (search box

How many jquery.js files do YOU have in your disk?

It seems that jquery is the most popular javascript framework among web developers out there. This is not a bad thing, of course. The bad thing, or should I’ve said “practice”, is that almost all developers [need to] use their

Google Wave as a chat web application

I admit that I’m not using Google Wave as much as I can and the main reason for this is the lack of coworkers/colleagues/friends who are actively using it. The tool must have a purpose, right? So, yesterday, I’ve come

Firefox ScrapBook: my locally hosted Internet!

One of the most useful Firefox plug-ins I’ve ever installed and used is ScrapBook. This plug-in is like an extension to the well-known “Bookmarks” mechanism, with the added bonus that, instead on not only saving/storing the URL address of a

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