I have been a fan of gmail ever since i signed up for it. Its been one the most comfortable web mail interfaces to use. And with Google labs, there is always new and interesting to try out. Speaking of new and exciting things to try out, I’ve never used alternative language interfaces (for the languages that I’m comfortable enough to use ofcourse) for my Google applications, eventhough i know that they exist.
For about a week now I’ve been using the Tamil language interface on all my Google apps and I’ve been loving it so much. Its exciting every time i check my email, chat with a friend and so on. Try changing language interfaces on your web 2.0 apps and see how much fun it is
I did notice that Orkut now supports text inputs in several indian languages and that the transliteration worked quite well. Seems that google was working on this for quite a while and their Google labs product is fantastic.I use it for quick transliterations. அருமையான ஒரு படைப்பு
I have written previously about how RSS is a revolutionary phenomenon for people who need to process continuously updating information sources.If you are in Academia then keeping yourself updated in research publications is a must.Most people including myself used the eTOC (electronic Table of Contents) facility of journals to update what’s getting published.However after RSS came up all that has changed.I have a screencast showing how advantageous it is to go through large list of information with RSS feeds and the mighty Google reader