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Google Chrome Promotion inside Gmail on Firefox

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Just noticed that Google web mail interface is showing recommendation to upgrade to Google Chrome on reasonably modern version of Firefox (10.0.5 Extended Support Release)


Not for the first time though.


Written by Brajesh

June 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

Posted in advertising, Google

Google Chrome Promoted on the Most Valuable Online Property

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Google’s new browser Google Chrome is being promoted on arguably the most valuable property on the web – Google Homepage.

The browser itself is “google cool” with Javascript applications performing much better. Flash performance seems a bit sluggish. Need a password manager and status bar perhaps, and a Linux version of course.

The open source project behind Chrome is called Chromium. The rendering engine is Webkit, and Javascript “monkey” is a new JS virtual machine V8.

Written by Brajesh

September 3, 2008 at 7:57 am

Microsoft gets IT

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Microsoft, the object of hatred for a large geek pop (and wannabes), is actually far from over. They are as fierce competitor as one can be. Latest evidence – Microsoft creating a YouTube channel for promotion of Vista and Live brands. Significance of YouTube here is that YouTube belongs to its “enemy” Google. That’s atypical for an “an underdog beats the incumbent” story, so it very well might not be one.

Written by Brajesh

January 1, 2008 at 4:19 pm

Yahoo! Mail Lets Me Hide Adverts

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Hide AdvertsUseful feature especially when you need to widen email body, which is pretty often. If only gmail lets me do that without having to resort to greasemonkey.

Written by Brajesh

May 12, 2007 at 8:43 am

Email Scrolling

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Something on standardized emails/newsletters over at 37 signals – People don’t scroll…emails.

Written by Brajesh

April 28, 2007 at 1:13 pm


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Clearification – this viral marketing campaign for Windows Vista is very well executed creative marketing stuff coming out of Microsoft. It’s a clever 6 part video series. Not sure, it’s doing any good to Vista, or is viral at all, but I rate it pretty high on creativity scale.

“Time is the fourth dimension…for now”

Written by Brajesh

February 4, 2007 at 3:36 pm

Posted in advertising, Microsoft

IBM’s “Anthem”

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I loved this “Anthem” TV advertisement from IBM.

Direct link to “Anthem” (Windows Media Player required) :

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Written by Brajesh

August 29, 2006 at 1:08 am

Posted in advertising, Media