Introducing Avaran ~ Blogger templates

I have been planning this for some time and it feels good bringing to you, Aavaran, a site where you can get new Blogger templates with, perhaps for the first time, ready templates for Hindi blogs. Apart from new templates that I propose to add, most of the templates would be adapted from popular themes […]

Bye Bye Bloglet!

I was not quite aware of how many readers have subscribed to this blog through Email. Today I checked Bloglet and found that there are 50+ readers who have subscribed, but as usual, Bloglet indicated that the emails were not being sent lately. Bloglet’s has been one of the most unique and pioneering service, but […]

Google introduces Blog search

We should have seen this coming after Technorati brought in their Blog Search feature. Now Google has “Blog Search” tool for the blogger.com blogs, without the pain of tagging your blog. As always, you can notice the detail to which they go. The “search options” lets you search a particular blog (or multiple blogs), even […]

Better than Google?

Now this may not be too geeky but Google Total gives you what it promises, all Google services at one place, sort of wrapper for the real Google if you will. No need to click on various tabs, all Google goodies are available in the drop-down list. Probably, Pune based Anil hated toolbars as much […]

Technorati's Blog Finder

Technorati has come up with another good service called Blog Finder that can let you search for blogs as per categories or subjects, as tagged by the blog-owners. IMHO the tagging part should have been a moderated affair, current system will have all the drawbacks of tagging. This could do well for blogs that do […]

Hindi in that Cloud

In my previous post I had discussed that Tagcloud was unable to generate the Tagcloud for Hindi blogdom since the Yahoo term extraction API doesn't recognize non-English characters yet. I then decided on implementing it myself. This is how I do it: Parse the Hindi blog group RSS Feed Get the Words ignoring the very […]