Google Thanksgiving 2010

Today, Google is celebrating with a special holiday logo. But instead of sending users directly to a search query, Google is sending you to a landing page. Could this be the start of a content-driven trend by Google? A landing page with a recipe by Ina Garten.

Google Doodle – Veterans Day 2010

Google is celebrating Veterans Day today. I am so proud of my father for having served in the army many years ago. My heart goes out all my relatives and everyone else who has been or is currently still in the armed forces.

Free In-flight WiFi by Google

Google has announced that they are sponsoring this holiday season, free WiFi for travelers on Delta, Virgin America, and AirTran — U.S. domestic flights only. You can read more about it here:

Google X-Ray Doodle

Google is celebrating the 115th birthday of the X-Ray invention today. X-Ray is also known as X-radiation, X-rays is a form of electromagnetic radiation.

Google Buzz Class Action Lawsuit

I recently received an email about the Google Buzz Class Action Lawsuit. Here’s what it says. Google rarely contacts Gmail users via email, but we are making an exception to let you know that we’ve reached a settlement in a lawsuit regarding Google Buzz (, a service we launched within Gmail in February of this […]

Google APIs Console

Google has a lot of APIs. There is no doubt about that. So what did Google do to make it more friendly for non-developer folks to start using them? Google has released the Google APIs Console. One of the major APIs that was added in this release is the Custom Search API. The Google Custom […]

Google on Halloween – 2010

Google mixed it up a bit and added an image switcher today, where you can switch between five (5) different images. They focused on a Scooby Doo theme this year. Here is what the images look like [and the switcher].

Why Clicks Don’t Match up with Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics

Great video by Matt about the reason behind clicks not matching up in Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics. The short? Server-side vs. client-side tracking are measured differently.

Google Celebrates Dizzy Gillespie

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (pronounced /ɡɨˈlɛspi/; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer. Together with Charlie Parker, he was a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz. He taught and influenced many other musicians, including trumpeters Miles Davis, Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown, […]

Top 7 Best Gmail Logos

Here’s a line-up of what I think are the top 7 best Gmail logos or creatives ever made. Something interesting along the way of doing this research is that I noticed Google strongly out-performed both Yahoo! image search and Bing image search, by leaps and bounds. Yahoo! and Bing showed the fist two pages worth […]