Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Monday, July 2, 2007
Its Official according to Webware.com!
As if I didn't like Google and all that it offers enough, they have now purchased my absolute favorite web service. That's right GrandCentral.com is now owned by Google!
If you haven't heard, GrandCentral is a VoIP service that makes it possible to have one phone number that rings all your phones. If you are like me and have cell, home, work, and more phones, this service is great. People just call one number to reach you and no matter which phone you are close to, you can get the call. No more calling home, then the cell.
It has loads of other features, including one voicemail for all (that emails your messages), customizing rings and messages for callers or groups. It even lets you record calls, listen in live while people leave messages, and switch phones during calls.
I've been using GrandCentral for more than 9 months and I can't say enough about it.
I can't wait to see what Google does with it, but be gentle please.
p.s. combine GC with T-Mobile's My Faves for free incoming calls!
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Jesus Was Never Too Busy :: Desiring God: "When his cousin and friend John the Baptist had just been beheaded, Jesus tried to go to a lonely place to mourn, but the crowds beat him there. He healed their sick and he served them all dinner."
Posted by Austin at 7:27 PM
Sunday, April 1, 2007
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Sunday, March 11, 2007
If you are anything like me, you often open your fridge to find a variety of foods, but don't have inspiration to decide what you can make with it. Of course, you could a recipe on one of the various food websites, but you feel drunk trying to navigate their sites. Lets just try entering the things you do have and see what a search on Google finds...
What is this? Google Recipes?
I just stumbled across this feature and further research finds it is part of Google Base. I'll have to check that out more later.
Back to the recipes. Not only can you use keywords, but it lets you select your main ingredients, cuisine and course type. Everything you'd expect from a recipe search, but wait...
It also includes fields for Protein, Prep Time, Saturated Fat, Sodium and Fiber. These features are a necessity for the health conscious.
It is a fairly "thin" Google service, so don't expect a full menu yet. It will be interesting to see how this pans out for Google and when they start to promote it. Until then try it out. If you don't find what you're looking for, maybe you should post it!
Thursday, March 1, 2007
ScrubIT is a DNS server that regulates what comes into your home. To put it simply, once you are set up with ScrubIT, no one can access pornography or malicious content from your home computer or computers. This is NOT a browser replacement or utility that your kids will turn off or go around when you aren't watching. It truly gives you peace of mind that your kids wont have access to adult sites. ScrubIT is a service that disallows mature content at the server level before it can even be sent to your computer. The website explains how to easily set it up whether you have a router or direct connection. ScrubIT even automatically corrects most domain misspellings.