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How to Perform Encrypted Google Searches From Firefox and Google Chrome

How to Perform Encrypted Google Searches From Firefox and Google Chrome

Quite some days back, Google introduced encrypted Google searches. The concept of encryption comes into play when Internet services use secure socket layers, better known as SSL connections to encrypt the information that travels between your computer and their service. An encrypted service is recognized by a web address that starts with “https” and this […]

6 Ways to Reclaim Your Privacy When Using Google Products

6 Ways to Reclaim Your Privacy When Using Google Products

Google knows a lot about you. To date, they’ve been pretty good about handling that information responsibly, but many people are still concerned over the quality and quantity of information held by the search giant. Additionally, other websites have learned to expect that we all use Google and have created tools to harvest as much […]

7 Ways to Protect Your Gmail Account From Getting Hacked

7 Ways to Protect Your Gmail Account From Getting Hacked

Email is the most invaluable asset of anyone’s identity on the web. You use email everyday and have all the important information stored in your inbox. All your social networking accounts, website registrations, Paypal accounts etc are connected and controlled by your email and thus it makes sense to completely secure your Gmail account and […]

9 Gmail Labs Add-ons That You Should Enable Right Now

9 Gmail Labs Add-ons That You Should Enable Right Now

Gmail is inarguably the best web based email service in the world. We, at Make Tech Easier, use Gmail for all our email communication needs and have never felt the need to rethink on the decision. Google is also famous for their developer friendly culture and one of the offshoots of that is the 20% […]

How to Add More Control To Your Gmail Inbox With Syphir

How to Add More Control To Your Gmail Inbox With Syphir

I bet a lot of Gmail users out there would like a little more control over their inbox. I know I have felt a little limited at times. The nice thing about most Google products, is they allow other applications to add to the core Google application. The other day I was scanning my Twitter […]

How to Manage Google Docs Documents From Microsoft Outlook

How to Manage Google Docs Documents From Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is by far the best email client for Windows. It helps you to manage all your emails, set up contact lists, plan meetings, schedules and so much more. You can also use Microsoft Outlook to read Google Reader feeds as well. So is Google Docs – one of the best online office applications […]

Heapr: A Super Fast Meta Search Engine That Is Worth Using

Heapr: A Super Fast Meta Search Engine That Is Worth Using

When you use Google to search for stuffs, how do you want it to be served – slow, normal or fast? I prefer it to be fast, that why when I was introduced to Heapr, I like it instantly. Just like any other meta search engines out there, Heapr uses Google as its backend engine […]

How to Install Google Go in Ubuntu

How to Install Google Go in Ubuntu

What do you get when you mix Python and C? According to Google, it’s Go – a new programming language developed in-house and later open sourced. Go was created by a small team inside Google, including the well known Ken Thompson, co-inventor of Unix and major influence on C. It was created out of a […]

Mastering Google App Marketplace In 3 Simple Steps

Mastering Google App Marketplace In 3 Simple Steps

If you are part of the increasing majority, you have a data enabled phone. A big part of having one of these phones is being able to buy applications that are designed to work with native features of the device. With all of the popularity Google has had with their Android Market, they recently debuted […]

Google Reader Play – The New Web Discovery Portal

Google Reader Play – The New Web Discovery Portal

Like many of you, I use Google Reader to keep track of new content from my favorite news sites and blogs. As a feed reader, it does a great job of storing and organizing information from countless sources. My friends can share their favorite Reader items with me, and I can with them. One thing […]

How to Read Your Google Reader Feeds In Microsoft Outlook

How to Read Your Google Reader Feeds In Microsoft Outlook

RSS feeds let you read blog updates and news items from all over the web in a news reader. The most popular web based news reader is Google Reader and we have earlier discussed some Google Chrome extensions to maximize your RSS experience. But in some situations, reading feeds inside a browser may not be […]

Backup and Sync your Google Docs with Gladinet

Backup and Sync your Google Docs with Gladinet

Backing up anything in case of a disaster is never a bad practice. The problem with using a cloud based office suite is, you really don’t have many options to back things up. Sure you can download everything to a USB drive or keep them in an email, but it kind of defeats the purpose. […]

Is Google Buzz a Facebook Killer?

Is Google Buzz a Facebook Killer?

While the dust is still settling from Chrome OS, Wave, Android, and the Nexus One, Google drops another big announcement with Google Buzz, a new social networking platform. Some of you may be thinking “they’ve already tried that“. That’s true, but there are a few things that make Buzz particularly interesting. Namely, it’s integrated with […]

How to Customize Your iGoogle Homepage

How to Customize Your iGoogle Homepage

Google has their hands in almost every aspect of the web. They have a free web tool for pretty much everything the average person could need. In my opinion, one of the most versatile Google tools is the iGoogle homepage. I say this because it can be configured just the way you need it to […]

Do You Want to Try Google Wave? We Have 25 Invites

Do You Want to Try Google Wave? We Have 25 Invites

After all the buzzes in the blogosphere, I am sure you have already heard the rage created by Google Wave. If you have not have the chance to give it a try, here’s your chance now. We have 25 invites to give away to MakeTechEasier readers. What’s Google Wave? For those who have absolutely no […]

How To recover Google account Password Via SMS Message

How To recover Google account Password Via SMS Message

If you haven’t added your Phone number in your Google account preferences, it’s high time you do it. The mobile phone number can be used to recover your Google account password in case you forget your password or lose control of your Google account. Yes, you can recover your Google account through a secondary email […]

4 Useful Google Wave Apps

4 Useful Google Wave Apps

Like most everything Google does, they give you the core product and let other people create the tools to use it; Google Wave is no exception. If you would like to read more about Google Wave, Joshua did an outstanding job in a couple earlier posts. Read them here and here. Below are the most […]