Thursday, June 17, 2010

Remains of the Day: Share Any Google Doc with a Private Link [For What It's Worth]

Source: http://lifehacker.com/5566479/remains-of-the-day-share-any-google-doc-with-a-private-link

Google Docs adds some extra new sharing and privacy options, in Japan you can search what's for dinner with Google Recipe Search, and Google sneaks a PDF reader into Chrome.

  • Sharing in Google Docs just got easier
    Sharing gets easier in Google Docs, as documents get increased privacy options. There's now an option to collaborate via a shareable link, whose URL can be reset. [The Official Google Docs Blog]
  • Google Recipe Search
    Google Japan has Google Recipe Search, which searches and filters food recipes, based on search terms, calories, preparation time. Why isn't this feature available here? [Yongfook]
  • Huge Security Flaw Makes VPNs Useless for BitTorrent
    Many people choose to hide their IP address through a VPN. Because of a BitTorrent security flaw, the IP addresses of those who use IPv6 in conjunction with a PPTP-based VPN can still be found. [TorrentFreak]
  • Google sneaks internal PDF reader into Chrome dev channel release
    An internal PDF plug-in has been found in the Google Chrome developer channel. It's limited in functionality so far, but it's good news for eventually bringing native support for displaying documents seamlessly. [Download Squad]
  • Android Still Spread Out Over Three Different Versions
    Even though the Android 2.1 software has been released for half a year, half of all Android devices are still running Android 1.6 and below. [Mashable]
  • One Loo or Two? Google Maps Adds Properties in U.K.
    This feature has been available in the United States since last year, but the United Kingdom will now have the ability to search for property listings in Google Maps. [ReadWriteWeb]

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