Google......More Than Just Web Surfing Part 7 of 7

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Real Estate Agent with Weichert, Realtors

If you havent't explored Google.com lately, you are missing out on some very practical Web and PC based tools for your personal and business life.  And no, this is not an ad for the company; Google doesn't need our help.  But they can help you to do more than you might imagine.  Visit www.google.com.  Then select more and even more, from the menu at the top of the page, for a full list of their latest offerings.  Most are free.  Click any item for further facts and a direct link to the software itself.  Below is part 7 of 7 googleware resources that are well worth investigating.

Google Web Accelerator, is an application that uses the power of Google's global computer network to make web pages load faster. Google Web Accelerator is easy to use; all you have to do is download and install it, and from then on many web pages will automatically load faster than before.

How does Google Web Accelerator work?

Google Web Accelerator uses various strategies to make your web pages load faster, including:

  • Sending your page requests through Google machines dedicated to handling Google Web Accelerator traffic.
  • Storing copies of frequently looked at pages to make them quickly accessible.
  • Downloading only the updates if a web page has changed slightly since you last viewed it.
  • Prefetching certain pages onto your computer in advance.
  • Managing your Internet connection to reduce delays.
  • Compressing data before sending it to your computer.

Comments (1)

Stanley Barsch
Realty Executives Premier - Silver Spring, MD
Realtor, GRI - 240.882.8512

Anna - What a great series, thanks again.

Stan Barsch

Jul 21, 2008 11:23 AM

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