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Who is your best buddy online? Certainly, it is Google. But, There is a private-us that we want to hide from Google, right? How about those searches that you do and don’t want anybody to know about them? And what about all that sensitive information stored in your Gmail and other Google accounts?
Yes may be all that information is of no use to Google but still a determined hacker can easily get his hands on all that information and he can use that for his purposes.
Google has and will have records of everything that you do online but if we do those things with proper care and take some precautions, then you can keep Google as your best friend and still hide yourself from Google. Well, here is a guide reflecting all the security measures necessary to help you hide yourself from Google:
Defcon 2; security measures under this heading are good for average person and provides a good defense against general attacks.
Defcon 1; security measures under this heading are advanced and good against determined hackers; moreover these techniques may also use third-party tools.
You can have a good look at both options and decide what suits you and what will suit your grand-ma computer.
Google Knows What You Searched last Summer! Hide Your-Private-Self
If you bother to see ‘Google Web History Page’ – you will be shocked to see all the records of your searches while you were logged in to your Google account and these are stored from years by default. No wonder if you find some entries which you don’t want to share with anybody.
Yes, one can easily hide your searches through web after logging out of your Google Account. But, safe bet is to unsubscribe ‘Google Web History’ service from your Google account settings, and permanently hiding your searches from Google.
Now there is none search records associated to your ID in Google database but Google will still store history associated to your IP. Although this won’t be of any use to Google but a determined person may use it and work his way to you. So, remove your custom or entire history from Google Account settings and moreover you can also put this feature on pause for any search you don’t want to leave tracks of.
A determined person can use Google server Logs associated to your IP to reach you. To counter that you can use web anonymously by using Anonymizer, Tor or Phzilla Firefox extension. What this will do is – use proxies to prevent any searches to direct back at your Computer by straying in various place and cities.
Google Has Eyes Everywhere; How to Hide Yourself?
So, by all that information Google can easily figure which site you have visited and at what time you visited. Of course, you can hide all that from Google too.
By setting up your browser you can block all third-party cookies storage. And if some site or you want a site to store cookies you can easily add it to exception. Hence, removing previously stored cookies also makes sense – previously stored cookies won’t delete themselves just by blocking new ones.
Double click service! You can’t avoid cookie stored by this service unless you installing opt-out cookie. Care is to be taken when you install opt-out cookie, whenever you delete all cookies stored, opt-out cookie will also get deleted. A ‘How-to Install’ for opt-out cookie is provided by Google.
Best Way is to use the ‘Incognito mode’ or ‘start private browsing’ feature, depending on your browser. Almost all popular browsers have private browsing feature. When you end the session, Incognito feature will erase all the history and cache. This is an effective method not only to hide yourself from Google moreover from any other person who uses that computer, only if you remember to click that mode.
Safest bet is to completely block the ads and scripts. Ad blocking Add-ons are available for almost all browsers like AdBlock or Adsweep. This may turn some sites unusable but that can be countered by allowing that junk on specific sites.
What about script that get load by some ads hence providing path to third parties for peeking in your system? Well you can easily turn the Java and other scripts from security settings in your browser or ‘No Script’ a Fire Fox add-on can be used.
Don’t Trust Your Sensitive Information On Any System
Since Google has all of your data and tracks of every thing that you do, it’s no wonder Hackers are after Google. Not possible? Yes it is, even though Google has best geeks and techies working for them but still in December 2009 some intruders were able to get in Google’s inner network.
The iPhone platform has a lot of new applications available now. Below are different applications given, which are representing different categories like, Tools, Social, Entertainment, Travel, etc. This list will surely help you to find out the best iPhone applications.
1. Accept Credit Cards
This is one of the most amazing applications. This application is also known as a virtual credit card processing application which allows business people to perform credit card transactions using mobile phones.
This application gives you a track of your business expenses. It also facilitates you to store all of your business records on a mail server.
This application works like an online file sharing server. Not only this, it also allows you to view all of your Office documents and spreadsheets. It also allows you to upload various documents.
This application facilitates you to share different photos and contact information with your friends.
Using this application you can edit and manage your word and excel documents and can also work on them by connecting with your PC.
This is a Word and Excel file reader and you can easily access to your important word and excel files using an FTP server.
This application allows you to take your notes in your mobile phone. You can also store and manage your files and can store and share images as well.
8. eWallet – Secure Password Manager
eWallet allows you store all of your personal information in it and then make it password protected. You can protect all of your personal information by password.
9. Facebook for iPhone
You can easily log on to your Facebook account and can easily access to your connections by using this application.
10. FedEx Mobile
This application gives you a very easy approach to your shipment and to track your shipment till your shipment being delivered to its destination.
11. Fuze Meeting
It provides you the environment of your office and gives you the opportunity to chat with you co-workers and attend meetings via web conferences.
12. Google Sync
You can easily synchronize your Pc with your mobile.
Google is the most widely used Search engine all over the world, which was introduced for the first time in September 4, 1998. It is a project of a MULTINATIONAL PUBLIC CORPORATION’s investment. With the advent of computing technologies and the arrival of latest advertising technologies, the internet searching has become the most advanced and versatile by using www.google.com.
Google’ has extended its vast search services with its exceptional and globalized mission;
“To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.”
Introducing Multiple Sign-in
A new interesting feature will be soon introduced which will enable its users all over the world to use “Multiple Sign-in”. By using this innovative feature of Google’s multiple Sign-in option, the daily users of Google can enjoy their multiple accounts anytime without the previously stringent implementation of signing in and out. It allows you to log into your multiple user accounts at once by using Google’s host domain and then creates all kinds of permissions and authentications for the use of Google’s documentation.
Time saving by using multiple sign-in
The option of multiple sign-in is highly advantageous in terms of saving your precious time as the sign-in will take not more than few seconds to let you operate your multiple accounts at a time, especially this feature will be highly attractive for those users which use to sign-in their accounts more than twelve times daily.
Google always brings exciting announcements and features for its valuable users. Due to reason Gmail ha become the first choice of all types of internet users i.e. from large corporations to individuals. Everybody is well aware of the great features and helping tools that are offered by Gmail. Just few weeks ago, Google announced a great inbox tool that is called as the Priority Inbox.
This is indeed another smart feature of Gmail that helps you to get rid of unwanted e-mails and to access important e-mails more conveniently.
What does this System do?
If you are not getting your important e-mails right into your inbox because of the activation of spam folder or etc, then Priority Inbox is for you. Priority Inbox is a clever function that is capable of identifying important and junk mail. It sorts out your inbox and keeps it clean from spammers. This function displays the most important e-mails on top of your inbox and fixes everything else at the bottom of your inbox.
Goo.gl, the Google URL shortener, is counted as the most stablest, shortest and fastest URL shortener introduced by Google last December. It originated in competition with Google’s Bit.ly, and can shorten any link on the web.
Though there are many URL shorteners on the web available with plenty of features, but the Goo.gl appears to be most reliable and fastest URL shortener on web. People when choose Goo.gl to use, know that it is worth working, and it will definitely work in great way. As the Goo.gl provides features as well. When you shorten any URL with Goo.gl, the shortened URL is safe from all malwares and viruses that can affect your URL content. The basic quality of Goo.gl is mainly based on three objectives.
Goo.gl shortens the links under strong automated security detection used as behind the scenes of Gmail.
The Goo.gl URL shortener has been always processed since its origination to make it most reliable, stablest and fastest URL shortener. Read More
Google simply dazzles the online population of this world, with its amazing and innovative features. With the passing time, we have all become dependent upon Google for personal and business connectivity. From Google mail to Google Wave and Google Buzz, it seems like connectivity is getting better and better. Now we have the Google Voice, which made history, when it had 1,000,000 calls just within 24 hours of its launch! Let’s then take a look at what Google Voice is all about, and how it has become the new meaning of telecommunication
Google Voice Service
Google call allows people to contact the US and Canada phone numbers for free. People outside this region however, have to pay for the service, at a very minimum rate. People from US and Canada can make international landline calls or mobile calls at a very minimal cost. This service has made it now possible for people to interact with each other in a cost effective manner, as international telecommunication has always been a matter of expense.
How To Use Google Call
In order to use Google Voice, just follow these basic steps
1). Login in to your Gmail account.
2). On the left side bar, you will see the “Call Phone” button.
3). Click that and you will be asked to install a voice plugin.
4). Once you set up the voice and video plugin, you will be asked to restart your browser.
5). Now you are all set and ready to make calls from the Google Voice service. Be sure to add in the code of the country you dial, by selecting the drop down arrow, placed on the top right of the dial pad.
A new Phone, HTC EVO 4G, has been launched from the HTC company. It has been claimed by the corporation that HTC EVO 4G is going to become the most famous smartphone in the market.
This claim also suggests that it has the capability to overcome the popularity of other phones that are currently dominating the phone market such as the iPhone and Droid.
According to the company, the phone will be the most powerful phone amongst the ones that are currently present in the market.
The long awaited Google phone, Nexus One, successfully fulfilled all our expectations. Just as predicted, it is giving the iPhone a tough time, appearing as its competitor.
It has now acquired a large share in the market. So here is a list of the top seven applications that will make your Nexus One more useful.
1. Dialer One
This app a good substitute for the stock dialer present in Nexus One. It enables the user to search for a contact using dialpad alphabets, giving details about the last call logs, which can be set by the user by specifying the time period ranging from 1 week to unlimited entries.
This clever little app lets you write on the screen with your finger when you want to search for a contact and feel too lazy to use the keyboard. You can also configure it to work with the browser, apps and music folders.
Google has finally released a new Google Voice mobile web app for iPhone OS 3.0 and higher and Palm Web OS devices, utilizing the power of HTML5.
The new web app lets you access a streamlined version of your Google Voice inbox. Moreover, the app also lets you display your Google Voice number as the outbound caller ID. You can now send and receive text messages for free, and place international calls at lo rates offered by the Google Voice.
Having a direct contact access, Google Voice’s new web app provides super-quick, as-you-type access to your Google Contacts.
Recently, Google announced about the launch of Google Buzz, which is basically a semantic approach to social status updates that live inside Gmail. A number of features have been added with Buzz, but what seems really exciting is what Buzz can do in your pocket.
If you go to http://buzz.google.com from your iPhone or Android phone, you’ll be taken to a WebKit- optimized interface in order to use and connect with Google Buzz.
Then, after logging in to your Google account, you’ll be taken directly to the main Buzz screen. Here you can see Buzz from the people you follow and from nearby locations, view your own posts, and find other people.