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The Google Trap

Went and saw a discussion at the Thalia-bookshop here in Vienna about a new book by an Austrian journalist titled “Die Google Falle” (The Google Trap). Unfortunately, it was the worst panel discussion I’ve ever witnessed. Here are a few points they should consider next time they hold something like that: Apart from the author,…

GMail goes colour

Well, to hell with my separate tech-blog, I need to write about this here: After releasing a tricked-out new version of GMail only a few weeks ago, the busy GMail team has now introduced a funky new feature called, tellingly, “colored labels”. And well, that’s what it is. They don’t offer a stunning array of…

Google Pages

Well, just in time with Microsoft’s announcement to remove their crappy web-editing tool “Frontpage” from upcoming Office releases , Google launches their own, ultra-smooth web-editing tool, Google Pages. But wait, it’s not just online editing, it’s actually a web-page suite. It’s got a page manager, loads of templates to choose from, you can upload pictures…

Google Reader

Knowing that Google usually is really interested in what I have to say about their products, I’ve decided to chime in on the bashing of Google’s newest product, Google Reader. It sucks. It really does. What the hell were they thinking? How can anyone release something like this, even into beta, without the sole intention…