Category of ‘Web Apps & Tools’

  Insync provides front-end service to Google Docs storage

Thursday, January 5th, 2012 | In Web Apps & Tools, Websites & Services | Tags: ,

Insync, a start-up software company is offering a free service that allows users to synchronize their documents, files, media content on their PC to Google’s cloud-based storage.

Insync front-end service to Google Docs storage
~ Insync front-end service to Google Docs storage ~

It works conjunction with Google storage to provide enhanced sharing capabilities and lower cost compare to other web-sharing portals. It is extended the sharing capabilities including the nested sharing, read/ write/ read-only sharing permissions, re-sharing permissions for the document files.

It is easy to use and users just need to download the Insync’s installation software and link it to their Google account, then they are able to synchronize the files on Google’s Storage to their local computer. Every time copy or delete the files on the local computer, Insync will auto synchronize the files to the Google’s storage too.

Initially, Google offers 1GB free storage and $5 annually for 20GB, $20 for 80GB and $50 for 200GB up to 16TB web storage.

Information via insynchq.

  Google Free Web Fonts to design professional Webpages

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | In Web Apps & Tools | Tags: ,

Since the launches of the Google Web Font directory at August 2010, it benefits all professional web designers and developers to use the available fonts for their creative web development. All the web fonts in the directory are published under open source licenses, so users can apply them on any commercial or non-commercial projects.

Google Free Web Fonts & Optimizing Tools
~ Google Free Web Fonts & Optimizing Tools ~

Google has also added plenty of new fonts, features, optimizing tools recently to their Web Fonts Directory to make the web load faster, delivering the lowest possible latency to the end users. With the Google Font API, it helps to minimize the performance impact of web fonts and gives developers a good practice for optimizing web page’s performance with summarizes the results of extensive measurements for any webpage.
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  Multifox, Grand Prize Winner of Extend Firefox 3.5

Thursday, December 24th, 2009 | In Web Apps & Tools | Tags:

Multifox is one of the Grand Prize Winner of Extend Firefox 3.5. It provides a streamlined interface for managing multiple account logins (i.e. Gmail accounts) within a single Firefox session. It allows for easy identity management for all the logged in accounts.

Nowadays, many web applications, web services or website are running on session based authentication and most of them only allow users to login to one account per session or browser.

Multifox, Grand Prize Winner of Firefox's Extension
For example, if you have multiple Gmail accounts for your business emails and personal communication, you will be hard to login to both accounts simultaneously without sign out of another account in different browser’s tabs.
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  Google’s Browser Size web service

Monday, December 21st, 2009 | In Web Apps & Tools | Tags:

On 16th December 2009, Google had launched a new web service ~ Google Browser Size and it had been added to its collection of Labs tools. Google Browser Size helps the web developers to analysis and visualize the browser windows sizes that visitors might used to visit their websites.

Google's Browser Size web service 01
Different people has different preferences and settings on their browser windows, so as a webmaster, it is hard to ensure how well their website is going to be displayed on visitors browser windows. This is not only related to the screen resolution but also identify the popularity of people’s browser windows sizes.
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