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Posted by Mayank on September 9, 2011 in Google,Google+

Google Plus has rolled out a new update to improve the sharing of photos. The negative aspect of having the ability of sharing of photos is that once a photo has been shared by you, you cannot limit people from sharing it further, which can cause the photo to land up with someone you never wanted to share with. This new feature rolled out by Google+ limits the sharing of your photos by allowing you to lock an album, which limits further resharingRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 9, 2011 in Apple,How To,iPad,iPhone

Post image for Make Your iPhone, iPad and iPod Photos Private [How to] iPhones, iPads and iPods are great for taking and keeping photos and videos, but they do not give you the ability to hide or protect a few photos. You might have some photos or videos, which you don’t want others to look at. This is the reason why I don’t like showing my iPhone or iPad or iPod to others as they may stumble upon such photos and videos. By default, iPhone, iPad or iPod does not give you an option to make your photos andRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 9, 2011 in Mac

Fridays are kind of boring – you cannot wait to get out of office. So, what do you do to take your mind off that clock, which still shows several hours before you can leave office ? If you’re a Mac users, you can do something interesting like play the classic game, Tetris on Mac. Play it on the Mac Terminal and you’ll feel as if you’ve been taken a few years back. Isn’t that an interesting day to make your Friday intRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 6, 2011 in Facebook,Google+

Every now and then a new social network comes up. Every social network has its USP and we use it for specific purpose. Because of different kinds of features available, there are a few posts or status updates you prefer to share in only one (say Facebook) and other sort of status update in all. For example, you might want to announce finishing a marathon in all the social networks, however, you might want to share a new camera trick only in GooglRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 5, 2011 in How To,Website

fonts What is the easiest way to find the fonts used in a webpage ? If you’re a developer, your answer would be prompt – Firebug and/or Webkit Inspector. Others would find it difficult to answer this question. Well no more! Today you’ll get to know about the FREE Chrome extension, which probably is the easiest way to identify fonts used in a webpage. The Chrome extension is : WhatFont Install this Chrome extension and go to the webpagRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 5, 2011 in Apple,Mac

Post image for Mac Archive Utility Hack – Automatically get rid of .zip files once unarchived The Mac Archive Utility makes opening .zip files very simple. You double-click the .zip file and the OS X quickly unzips them – all this happens without any popup message or a message asking for details of destination folder or a long wait. An unzipped file is quickly created in the same folder where the zipped folder was. Though I liked this feature, but one feature, which has always bugged me is that after I unzip it, the original .zip fiRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 5, 2011 in Apple,Mac

Anyone using a computer spends a lot of time locating documents and applications, and then carrying out appropriate actions on those items. The Finder is a reasonably good tool for most of the files, however, things get complicated when there is an application or document hidden below the layers of the file system. Wouldn’t it be nice if you can launch any of your application or document from the keyboard ? This is where launch applicationsRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 5, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

Post image for iPhone 5 Rumor : Manufacturers Assembling iPhone 5 for October Release AppleInsider reported that Apple manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron have begun producing the hardware for Apple’s next-generation iPhone in preparation for the finalized version of iOS 5, which is rumored to arrive in time for an early October launch in the U.S. and a late October launch in Asia. Japanese Mac site Macotakara cites a “Chinese source” as saying that the two OEM manufacturers have started assembling Apple’s sRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 3, 2011 in Facebook,How To

facebook call If you are one of those who uses Facebook to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues on everyday basis, there is some great news for you. Shape services has launched an application named IM+ Video, which is offering free Facebook video and VoIP calls without any hidden costs. Make Free Video and Voice Calls to Your Facebook Friends IM+ Video has the potential to become an all-in-one Facebook chat application on your iPhone, iPod Touch aRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 3, 2011 in Uncategorized

monthly roundup of aug2011 Here’s all that was provided to you in the month of July 2011, divided as per the category. Apple Rumor : iPhone 5 to Have Smaller Panel Than Previously Rumored Create PDF from iPhone and iPad Rumor : iPhone 5 to Work With Both CDMA and GSM Dropbox Sharing Files between Dropbox and Non Dropbox Users [How to] How to Download Files Directly to your Dropbox Facebook How to connect YouTube with Facebook & Twitter? Larger & Faster photos onRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 1, 2011 in Google

Google Offers is a deal-of-the-day website that was confirmed in January 2011 after a failed attempt to buy Groupon for a reported sum of $5.3 billion dollars. I believe Groupon did a huge mistake, but anyway Google Offers, which is in Beta right now has been offering some great value offers. Head over to Google Offers homepage and you’ll find some incredible deals, including : 80% OFF Deal : $5 for a $25 ticket of American Museum of NaturRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 1, 2011 in Google,Google+

English is a widely known and acceptable language, but there are several countries, where English is not well spoken. There are several translate tools available, with Google Translate being one of those popular ones. In order for a social media to be successful, it needs to cross the barrier of diverse languages. This is what Google has tried to achieve with the introduction of a Chrome app : Google Translate for Google+. This application will bRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 1, 2011 in Apple,Mac

Post image for Mac Spinning Beachball Troubleshooting Tips For Mac users, officially known as Spinning Disc Pointer or the Spinning Wait Cursor and unofficially known as the Spinning Beachball or Spinning Beachball of Death, whatever be the name, the colorful pinwheel that replaces your mouse cursor is not a welcome sight. According to Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines, “the spinning wait cursor is displayed automatically by the window server when an application cannot handle all of the evenRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 31, 2011 in Google

Post image for Google Rolls Out +1 Extension for Chrome Google has rolled out the +1 extension for Chrome, making it wonderfully easy to +1 any website, any webpage, or literally anywhere you go on the web. Now you no longer have to rely on a site to implement the +1 Button, you can invoke the functionality through your chrome browser. As of now the +1 button is available only as a Chrome extension, but is likely to be rolled out to Firefox, IE and Safari soon. Once you install this extension from theRead More...

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