Monthly Archives: June 2011

Solution for today’s Google Spreadsheet downtime

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As I wrote today Google Spreadsheets were down for several hours (and still are for some users who are getting the “Trying to reach google.com…” error ). If you are still experiencing this error there is a workaround that works for me. If you have Firebug add-on in your browser (Firefox or Chrome) follow these steps: Open your browser and… Read more »

Google Spreadsheets down for several hours today

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As a company we rely heavily on Google Docs. We have all our documents in the cloud and use them from several locations. Today, however, the working day started with a lemon: Google Spreadsheets refused their obedience. The documents were there, they have opened, but we were not able to edit them. After a quick search for the error “Trying… Read more »

Speed of Firefox 5.0 compared to Chrome 14

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Today Firefox 5.0 was released. Since there are not many visible changes I have decided to test the speed again and compare it to the speed of Chrome. I am using Firefox 5.0 final and Chrome 14.0.797.0 dev-m versions. Here are the results of the Kraken 1.1 test: Firefox: 8506.5ms +/- 3.6% Chrome:  6535.9ms +/- 6.9% Here are the results… Read more »