Can't install user.js in Google Chrome

In recent Chrome versions (22 in my case on Ubuntu) it's not possible to install user.js (Greasemonkey) scripts by just dragging them onto a window. Instead the script is downloaded and you see the following message: "Extensions, apps and user scripts can only be added from the Chrome…

Android: Google Navigation App Review

When on holiday recently I made extensive use of the Google Navigation app with my HTC Desire to provide satnav for our journey across France. Before we travelled I'd been using Navigation in the UK and was really quite impressed with it. The directions were accurate and I'd found it…

Google App Engine

Fancy running a Python app on Google's scalable architecture? Now you can. Google App Engine has launched offering developers the ability to run python applications (other languages to follow) using a wsgi compliant framework via a built-in framework called webapp. You also get access to datastore which shows a lot…

Gmail adds select all conversations feature

I'm not sure exactly how new this is, but I've just noticed when you press the select all link in Gmail/Googlemail, a new option appears which says 'select all X conversations in "label"'. This is great. Now you can delete all the messages under a given…

Whassup with Google Analytics?

Eagle-eyed Tim Mark let me know earlier today that Google Analytics seems to have stopped collecting data. After checking my accounts I can concur that all of them have stopped collecting data. Now either this is a minor glitch in the Matrix or someone just added Google Analytics to Yahoo's…

Google Acquires Measuremap

Yet another aquisition, Google has snapped up MeasureMap. For those of you that don't already know Measure Map is a web based stats package which is aimed at bloggers. It specifically tracks how much attention your blog is getting in terms of vistors, links and comments. This is an interesting…

Google Earth For Mac

Google have launched a version of Google Earth for mac. Apparently this version wipes the floor with the leaked version in terms of performance. If you were waiting to get a bit of Google earth goodness for your mac then now's the time. Download Google Earth.…

Google Earth Launches

Google Earth is a free download (for windows) that enables you to view the earth as a 3D object that you can zoom in and fly around. You can adjust the tilt and see buildings in 3D, fly to locations, it really is quite amazing. Imagine a combination of Google…

Google Maps for the UK launched

Google has launched Google maps for the UK as well as Google local. Whilst Google maps is not a new feature it is certainly nice to see it in action for the places that you know. I think that with it's directions feature and clean graphical interface it will probably…