Category Archives: Google

Permanently disable annotations in Youtube video

Annotations in youtube video is almost always irritating. Before finding the option to disable it permanently I had to click seetings button in the player and switch off annotation for that video. I recently discovered settings to disable annotation permanently.

Steps to disable annotations:

  1. Go to Youtube settings page (https://www.youtube.com/account)
  2. Click on Playback in left panel (https://www.youtube.com/account_playback)
  3. Untick Show annotations on videos in this page.
  4. Hit Save button.

Now you won’t see those irritating annotations on videos. You can turn it on for any specific video by clicking setting button in the player.

How to change cover photo of a Google+ photo album

Update 2: Latest steps to change cover photo of a Google+ photo album:

  1. Go to the album view. And click “Organizebutton at the top of the album.
  2. Click on larger icon in top right corner. This will show larger previews of each image.
  3. Now you should notice “Album Cover” whenever you hover over any image thumbnail. Click this “Album Cover” to change album cover.

Update: Google has changed the interface and changing cover photo is much more intuitive. So content of this blog post doesn’t hold true anymore.

Changing cover photo of a Google+ photo album can be tricky for some people. Follow these steps to change the cover photo -

Step 1: Go to the album view. And click “Organize” button at top of the album.

Step 2: Notice that a bookmark-type icon is present on the cover photo. Below is the example of a bookmark icon.

bookmark

 

Step 3: Now hover on any photo you want to make cover photo. Hover towards the top left corner. You should see this bookmark-type icon on the photo. Click that icon to make that the cover photo of the album.

You are done!

Comments are appreciated.

Google Announced India Specific Pricing for Google Apps

Google today (22nd of May 2013) announced discounted pricing for Google Apps for Business for their customers based out of India. The company has posted a detailed blog in their India blog.

Pricing has been slashed from INR 270/user/month to INR 150/user/month or alternatively INR 1500/user/year. For detailed pricing go here - http://www.google.com/intx/en_in/enterprise/apps/business/pricing.html

Comparison of old and new pricing:

Old India Pricing for Google Apps for Business.

Old India Pricing for Google Apps for Business.

New India Pricing for Google Apps For Business

New India Pricing for Google Apps For Business

Google Apps for Business has now become affordable for many more Indian companies.