Cool Google Gadgets
Today, the Google search page image has a playable Pac Man. To Quote the tweet that came across my feed:
mike_elgan Playable PacMan on http://www.google.com is easily the coolest thing Google has ever done.
Some of the other cool - for work productivity - things that have come out of Google lately:
iGoogle - adding gadget boxes to personalize a Google start page, including tweet streams and my Google Reader RSS feeds:
Searching for US case law with jurisdiction filtering at Google Scholar (advanced search)
The modified Google Accounts page which lets you jump off to things like Buzz and Wave:
From the page:
All the web sites you visit, at your fingertips.
- View your web activity. You know that great web site you saw online and now can't find? With Web History, you can.
- Search the full text of pages you've visited. Web History allows you to search across the web pages, images, videos and news stories you've viewed.
- Get personalized search results and more. Web History helps deliver search results based on what you've searched for and which sites you've seen.
Web history could be used by individuals to track research projects, to search across web pages you have visited, and to track your research sources.
Most of these tools require a Google Account, which also lets you deal with privacy settings.