Google Finance Stock Chart Issue

Recently the Google Finance Stock Chart got problem: the text inside the chart is blurry, like following:

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Google Stock chart uses flash, so the reason should be from Google flash plugin.

Let us try to fix it:

 

1: On the top right corner, click “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon, and select “Settings” menu item:

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2: In the Settings windows, scroll to bottom, and select the link “Show advanced settings…”

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3: You will see Privacy section, click the button “Content settings…”:

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4: Scroll down to see the Plug-ins section, and click the link “Disable individual plug-ins…”

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5: In the Plug-ins list, find the Adobe Flash Player, simply click the Disable link, and then enable it.

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Now you go to Google finance stock chart page, refresh the page, you will see the blurry issue gone:

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Actually, above steps seems some complicate, for fastest to access Google plugins list page, just input the following content in Google address directly:

chrome://plugins/


Why DuckDuckGo.com Searching Engine ?

Recently people are talking about another searching engine, compare the giant searching engine Google, DuckDuckGo is a little searching engine, but, we think why people take attention to it, maybe because the PRIVACY.

DuckDuckGo descript itself:

We are a search engine with:

  • Way more instant answers.
  • Way less spam and clutter.
  • Lots and lots of goodies.
  • Real privacy.

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DuckDuckGo does not collect or share personal information. That is our privacy policy in a nutshell.

No Search Leakage
No Search History
Information Not Collected
Information Not Shared

Any, DuckDuckGo intents to No record user information. This is nice for most of users, especially for mobile users, because when people use cell phones, they most likely DO NOT anybody else collect any information from their private devices.

about more detail, please check Wikipedia and DuckDuckGo official site.


Set Your iGoogle

Most of people use Google everyday, but only some people use iGoogle.

What is iGoogle? iGoogle is just a customizable web homepage which set by you with Google’s stuff.

You can put content which you like, for example: a Google search box, your choice of any number of gadgets. Here are some things you can do with gadgets:

View your latest Gmail messages
Read headlines from Google News and other top news sources
Check out weather forecasts, stock quotes, and movie showtimes
Store bookmarks for quick access to your favorite sites from any computer
Design your own gadget.

OK, Let’s set our iGoogle:

Open your browser and visit iGoogle.com.

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You need to sign in by click top right corner link so that your iGoogle setting can be saved into your google account.

You can create the homepage by choosing items which you are interested in,m and select a theme, choose your location so that you can always get things such as local news, local weather, related Businesses etc. After you finish selections, you can get your home page by click the button “See your page”.

You can see now your homepage, there are multiple “blocks”, these blocks called gadgets.

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You can drag and drop to move gadgets, delete gadgets, add gadget, and edit the gadget settings.

Add gadgets:

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Click the Add gadget link on top right corner , you will see gadgets list, just choose what you like:

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For each gadget, you can setup by click the small triangle.

After all settings, you will get a homepage which you want, and also, you can adjust them by changing settings time to time.

Google Wave ? new Email ? new SNS ?

As the same period of Microsoft is introducing their Bing search engine, Google previewed a new tool named Google wave.

What is Google Wave?

Google Wave is a product that helps users communicate and collaborate on the web. A “wave” is equal parts conversation and document, where users can almost instantly communicate and work together with richly formatted text, photos, videos, maps, and more. Google Wave is also a platform with a rich set of open APIs that allow developers to embed waves in other web services and to build extensions that work inside waves.


The main google wave page : http://wave.google.com/

Google Wave API for development: http://code.google.com/apis/wave/

Build your own google wave system: http://www.waveprotocol.org/