Entries tagged google in 2005
I’m still trying to get my head around Google Base. Here’s a brain-dump of my thinking so far. First, some links.[... 364 words]
Google have finally released a Firefox version of the Google Toolbar, with some nice praise for XUL in to the bargain. Of course, the most interesting part of the toolbar from a geeky point of view is the bit that queries Google’s servers for PageRank. Sure enough, if you download the
google-toolbar.xpi file, unzip it, then unzip the
google-toolbar.jar file within there’s a file called
pagerank.js with all of the juicy details.
New Google feature: Google Movies. Displays aggregated movie reviews (like Rotten Tomatoes), looks up local movie times based on your zip code saved in Google Local (more evidence of the fabled Google cookie), and even handles recommendations.[... 120 words]