Category «Internet Tips»

2005 Year-End Google Zeitgeist

It turns out that looking at the aggregation of billions of search queries people type into Google reveals something about our curiosity, our thirst for news, and perhaps even our desires. Considering all that has occurred in 2005, we thought it would be interesting to study just a few of the significant events, and names …

Gmail Changes

Google seems to be making some more changes to Gmail: The “Move to Trash” option of the drop-down menu has now been changed to simply “Delete”. This confused me at first because I was so used to the “Move to Trash” option. I thought this option had been removed entirely. Thankfully it hasn’t. Now if …

GMail Tips & Tricks

Did you know… Gmail does not take dots in consideration. So if your address is myname@gmail.com, someone writes to my.name@gmail.com, or myna.me@gmail.com or m.y.n.a.m.e@gmail.com. All those mails will arrive in your mail box. Don’t worry, this won’t cause your mail to go another GMail user, because when you subscribe your GMail Account, Google verify that …

Open source content management platform

In the past, I tried several web site content management solutions such as PHP-Nuke, Xoops, etc. I recently came across another one called Drupal: Drupal.org is the official website of Drupal, an open source content management platform. Equipped with a powerful blend of features, Drupal can support a variety of websites ranging from personal weblogs …

My Google Page Rank

Determine a site (or web page) page rank by filling in the form at http://www.mygooglepagerank.com/ and submitting it. It returns the page rank immediately. As of right now, the page rank for the PCIN Update blog is As of right now, the page rank for the PCIN.net main page is Note: Both of these values …

isnoop.net urlizer

This tool is meant to take any URL and make it right-clickable. It does not do any sort of encoding or parsing of the URL other than adding ‘http://’ where necessary. You might find this tool handy if you have a URL to a .ra file on your clipboard. Pasting it directly into your browser’s …

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