Category Archives: Google

Google Reader

Google Reader is shutting down. It has been my daily routine since 2008 and I am genuinely sad about losing it. There are a bunch of petitions around, but why would Google bother to listen. In the meantime I’ve been … Continue reading

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Gmail stats

I was looking round the Google dashboard for the settings of a service when I stumbled across these stats: Inbox: 3936 conversations All mail: 58113 conversations Sent mail: 5290 conversations Saved drafts: 185 conversations Chat history: 4740 conversations Spam: 234 … Continue reading

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To-do lists

I’ve never been a fan of to-do lists in my private life which, I suppose, is mostly due to always using them in a working environment to keep myself organised. It all progressed over time starting with making notes in … Continue reading

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And my Google+ issues are still not resolved

I changed my name on my Google+ profile the other day after being warned I would be unable to carry on using other Google services. Two days after I had noticed my profile is still under review and it is now … Continue reading

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Job searching with social media – Day 1

For the past few months I have been looking for a new job, as well as working on updating my CV and all the other things that come with it. Up until yesterday I was unable to utilise social media … Continue reading

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More Google+ woes

I changed my name on my Google+ profile the other day after being warned I would be unable to carry on using other Google services. The following message still greets me 48 hours later and makes me wonder what would … Continue reading

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Google+ rant

I clicked over to Google+ this evening to be greeted with the following message: There’s a problem with your Google+ profile It appears that the name you entered does not comply with the Google+ Names Policy. The Names Policy requires … Continue reading

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