The "C" Branch

Jaded commentary on random shit, with an extra helping of cynicism, satire and general contempt for society & Western culture, religion, politics, celebrities, technology, business & more.

Apr 01

Actually, the Gmail Mute Feature Looks Legit


From Gmail help:

If you’re subscribed to a mailing list, you’ve no doubt been subjected to the ‘thread that just won’t die!’ If you’re part of a long message conversation that isn’t relevant, you can ‘mute’ the conversation to keep all future additions out of your inbox.

Very interesting…

Apr 01

Gmail Mute Option?


I just noticed a “Mute” option in my Gmail menu. Considering I have no idea how you would mute an email, I’m guessing this is another April Fool’s Day joke. Does anyone have this? Or perhaps know anything about it?

On second thought, maybe this is legit…

Apr 01

Google Changes Name to Topeka


If you visit Google.com or drive through Kansas today, you may notice something different. Early last month the mayor of Topeka, Kansas stunned the world by announcing that his city was changing its name to Google. [Source: CNN]

As it turns out, the former Google felt so honored by this that the company decided to change its name to Topeka. If you don’t believe this, simply visit Google.com or take a look at the Official Google Blog and see for yourself!