Archive for June, 2009

Adding RSS feeds directly from Firefox to Google Reader

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

I’m an avid user of Google Reader and Firefox

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Therefore if I encounter an interesting site or blog I usually subscribe to it. In that case Firefox shows the following window by default

A Feed in Firefox

A Feed in Firefox

I just discovered that you can click on the option menu and that there you can select Google as your default RSS reader :-). Optionally you can also check the checkbox that will say “Always use Google to subscribe to feeds”. This saves you a click. When you have that checkbox checked and want to change something you have to go to the Firefox Preferences/Options to change it.

Change RSS feed reader preference

Change RSS feed reader preference

How to price your product: Camels and Rubber Duckies

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

I came across this very entertaining post of Joel Spolsky about how to price your product

Which search site is the best

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Without being influenced by the graphics you can try blindsearch. It searches Yahoo, Google and Bing and shows the results of these engines in three columns. After you select which result you prefer it shows you which search engine the result came from.

It seems that Google and Bing give the best results. I’ve tried a few times and I chose mostly Google, sometimes Bing and just a few times Yahoo.

blindsearch