Translating Web Apps into Urdu

Urdu language was born out of several languages. Mainly it borrowed its vocabulary from Sanskrit, Hindi, Persian (Farsi), Turkish, and Arabic. Urdu is extremely flexible in adapting words from other languages. For example, currently in every day Urdu language, as well as Urdu literature, words from Western languages are commonly used. Words like editor, president, … Continue reading →

Sliders Suck

Why sliders (almost always suck) and why developers still use them.

How to Add Author Profile Picture in Google Search Results

Google has recently announced implementation of authorship markup in search results. This change allows authors to take credit for their content. It also shows author pictures in the search results. These author profile pictures are generated from the rel=”author” tag in a hyperlink that points to the author’s Google Profile. How this is going to … Continue reading →

Google +1 Recommendations

Are Social Recommendations Going to Kill SEO Industry?

I recently had an interesting discussion with a friend about Google+, +1 button, Social Web and the future of SEO. He supports the idea of allowing search engines to learn more about us. He thinks that it will destroy the low quality search engine optimizers who basically just fool small businesses by providing link building … Continue reading →

8 Cool Features I would Like to See in Google+

This is a list of a few features I would like to see in Google+. I will be suggesting them to Google+ team using the feedback form. Before doing that, I wanted to see what other people are thinking, how they are seeing Google Plus and what features they think will increase the importance of … Continue reading →

Google+ is not Facebook and Here is Why

During last few days I used Google+, a new social networking website launched by Google. Since the launch and trial invitations, everyone started comparing it with Facebook, many claimed that it is Google’s attempt to compete with Facebook. Funny illustrations popped across the web showing Google+ punching and slapping Facebook. For a day or two, … Continue reading →

Review: Online Books Marketplace

Day before yesterday I ordered two books from I am so happy to have found such an easy way to buy books that I decided to write a review of the website and the service. is a marketplace for used and new books. Any one can signup for free to sell or buy … Continue reading →

FriendFeed – A review

Many of my friends have blogs and accounts on countless social networking websites. Some of my friends and family share their photos and videos on Flickr and Youtube. Some of them heavily use Twitter, facebook, blogs, Instant Messaging, and emails. Staying in touch with all this information is becoming complicated each day. Not just for … Continue reading →