Comparison of Google, Microsoft, Apple and Yahoo

There are currently four giants in the IT Industry which are competing with each other in one or an other way. One starts to work on something and the other markets something else but much more attractive for the consumers. Sometimes I see all of them going on different directions to attract as many users as they can. For instance, Apple started to attract consumers with their Music gadget iPod and then came into the competition with a bigger and better version of the operating system to compete Microsoft, and Microsoft already holding the biggest market of operating system with Windows now jumps in with Microsoft Zune for music lovers.

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Google is not safe for children

I was waiting for my Pizza and didn’t had anything to do, so decided to check out google. I started searching for different things. First I tried searching my name and found out that Talal Masood appears on the top of google search suggestion result. Later, I was searching the Internet and came across a blog about the google search suggestions and found out that Google is not save for children anymore.

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YouTube Introduced New Features, 1080p Video

The most popular, and the most widely used online video sharing and viewing website YouTube owned by Google has introduced amazingly new features today at the start of year 2010. The old age of online streaming video has just passed away today with the new version of YouTube. The most prominent thing that is introduced is the High Definition video. Oh, not that previous ‘HD’ button. Now it has a new button – 360p – 480p – 720p and 1080p.

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Create 3D Buildings Using Google SketchUp

Google Sketchup ProGoogle SketchUp is software that can be used to assemble 3D illustration of  anything like a house, a building or other equipments. Google SketchUp facilitate its users by making them able to design their own houses, rooms, kitchens or a company can use it to design and construct its own building and its overall arrangements. It also has the facility to create simulations and then users can share them with their friends.

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Advantages of Google Public DNS

Google LogoGoogle has introduced its own new free public DNS server service to all the users on internet. The system is named as Google Public DNS. The basic reason for the development of Google Public DNS server is to design a server that can provide comfort to all users for web-surfing practices more rapidly, safer and trustworthy. Continue reading “Advantages of Google Public DNS”

How Google Public DNS is Different from OpenDNS?

Google LogoGoogle recently introduced the Google Public DNS for everyone. No matter where you live, you can simply use their IP addresses for your server.

  • Google IP addresses are really much easier to remember than OpenDNS.
  • Google Public DNS implements pre-fetching, thereby increase DNS response. Ping time (Google DNS Server) – 116ms , Resolving time (Google DNS Server) -262 msec
  • Google Public DNS provides more security by preventing DNS spoofing attacks.
  • Google Open DNS gets the valid Website contents; it further provides no Content Blocking, no Redirection of invalid pages and no Filtering.

Google Introduced Public DNS Service

Google LogoGoogle Public DNS is a free domain resolution service that anyone can use as an alternative to current DNS provider. The concept behind Google Public DNS is Google uses only two addresses: 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. The routing system simply delivers packets addressed to either address to the closest Google Public DNS location. So users in different places around the world will be talking to different instances of these addresses, making for faster round-trip times, which is important for good DNS performance.

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Google Wave Invite Winner

Google Wave LogoFour days ago I started a lucky draw kind of thing to invite two people randomly for the Google Wave. So now I’m going to announce the name of the two lucky winners who won the invitation. I used a fair method to take out the names of those two lucky persons. I created a list of all the people who commented on my blog post “Win Google Wave Invitation For Free” in a MS Excel file. And then used the formulae to show up a random name from the list. I have also uploaded this random name selection MS Excel file here so that you people can see it too.

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Win Google Wave Invitation For Free

Google Wave LogoI was one lucky person to get google wave account few days back. So today I thought why not have a competition of something or anything. But, still so far I couldn’t make up my mind what should it be. I guess I’ll just have to do a lucky draw among people and give them the Google Wave account.

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