Tag: Google

  • Switch text direction from ltr to rtl and vice versa in Google Chrome

    Today, I accidentally found two keyboard shortcuts in Google Chrome to switch text direction in Address bar from rtl (Right to Left) to ltr (Left to Right) and ltr to rtl. This quite simple and can be used as a prank on friend’s systems. 😉 Here you go: Open Google Chrome.. Click on Address bar.…

  • How to impress your Geek Girlfriend using Google.com

    How to impress your Geek Girlfriend using Google.com

    So, you have a geek girlfriend or want to impress some geek girl. You can try following tip or I should say inadvertent Google easter egg. Its pretty simple, just ask her to search following string on Google: (sqrt(cos(x))*cos(200x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.7)*(4-x*x)^0.01, sqrt(9-x^2), -sqrt(9-x^2) from -4.5 to 4.5 For impatient or lazy, curious dudes here is a shortcut…

  • Google Search 502 Error

    Google Search 502 Error

    I was searching on Google as usual and just moments ago I faced 502 error on search result page. Even Google can face such problems. HTTP Error code 502 is also known as Bad gateway error, which in simple language means that the server which is distributing the content received from upstream server got invalid…

  • Google Once Again Hires 200… Goats

    Google Once Again Hires 200… Goats

    Confirmed through Official Google Blog: Google once again hires 200 Goats to mow down the overgrown Greens(Excess Grass in their Mountain View headquarters). They did this last year too. According to them it is comparable to hiring Lawn mowers in terms of monetary expenses, Animal Love, plus its completely natural Green Solution – Which Google…

  • Quake II GWT Port : Play Quake II in web browser

    Google is simply awsome. This time Google Geeks have managed to port lagendary game Quake II to Web Browser, completly HTML5, WebGL and Canvas API based. No flash etc has been used in this version of browser based Quake II game. Lets see the preview: For more information please visit: http://code.google.com/p/quake2-gwt-port/

  • Aw, Snap! Found a silly bug in Google Chrome

    Aw, Snap! Found a silly bug in Google Chrome

    Today while I was doing some weired experiemts on a site I found that in Chrome pasting a special ASCII character [ALT+0173] twice in any text box instantly crashes that browser instance as well as its parent tab(if you’ve opened that new page by clicking on a link on another page then its parent would…

  • The Day a Single Byte made Google look stupid.

    Earlier today every google user was amazed to see that their reliable ol’ Google warned users not to open any site from their search results including google.com You may check my earlier post on this topic here. Now it turned out that a single ‘/’ character caused this worldwide confusion. Here is the explanation from…

  • Google thinks every site is infected with malware

    Everything was working fine, but just few minutes ago I noticed something really strange with google search. I tried many keywords and tried to visit many links on the result page but some how Google thinks every site listed on the result page is infected with malware and it is giving a warning that “visiting…