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Enable HTTPS And Keep Your Facebook Account Secure

You might have heard of techniques like FireSheep which lets others in the same network as you with access to your Facebook account. In light of this, Facebook just recently announced full HTTPS support. Enabling HTTPS on your Facebook account will prevent a lot of hacks and protect your information. Facebook is notorious for turning […]

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Take a Walk Down Your MemoLane

For those of us who are addicted to our social network sites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, etc., there is no easy to way to view our ‘social’ history. How can you see what you did for your last birthday? How can you tell how you were ‘feeling’ on your last vacation? MemoLane is a […]

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A Social Network to Share More of Your Life – Your Purchases

This concept may not sit well with everyone but it is interesting nonetheless. There is a social network for everything. You name it and there is a network for it.  Remember the site GDGT – a social networking site for gadgets where you can share, review gadgets you own and ones you want publicly? […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse on Winter Solstice Time Lapse Video

Early this morning was a rare astronomical event that visible from the US and other parts of the world. I leapt up from my around 1:30AM this morning to look out the window and all I saw was clouds. So, I went right back to bed. So, i figured I’d atleast watch this event as […]

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Shot of Caffeine for Google Search

Google has enjoyed a nice and solid slice of the web search industry. They were good at indexing the whole Internet and providing relevant results. However, the web is changing. More and more people are searching for real-time news and the web is getting richer and richer. Microsoft has seen some really good success with […]

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Toggle To Classic Facebook Photo Viewer With F5

Facebook rolled out a new photo viewer a few weeks back. If for some reason, you wanted to view the pictures in the old view you can still do it with a simple trick. Just hit F5 (refresh) on your keyboard. Hat tip to Amit.

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MemoLane is Now Open for Everyone. Try it!

I reviewed the service MemoLane earlier but it was in private beta. MemoLane is now open for everyone to try. MemoLane is a free service that aggregates and visualizes your social network, blog updates in one easy to view interface. MemoLane supports Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, Picasa Web, Blog RSS feeds, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo, etc. […]

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Skype Experiences Worldwide Outage – PC Version

Skype is suffering serious connectivity problems worldwide and it seems like it is affecting just the Skype PC versions.  Skype for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Android seem to be working fine. However, video and voice calling with Skype PC versions seem to throw this error.  @skype has ackownledged this outage in their twitter feed. Some […]

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World of Facebook – InfoGraphic

Facebook has grown leaps and bounds in the last year. There is no better way than to view their growth through an awesome infographic. [Note: This is a 1.6MB image file. Click to see in full size] [Credit: Singlegrain & OBizMedia]

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April 29 Royal Wedding to Be Live Streamed on YouTube

There is a lot of talk about The Royal Wedding set to happen in London, England on April 29, 2011. If you not in London and still want to watch the Royal wedding, you are in luck. The Royal Wedding is to be live streamed on their official YouTube Channel. The live stream is set […]

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Greplin is Google For Your Personal Accounts

Most of us use Google to search for information on the web. One search engine for the entire web. How do we search for information in various accounts we have on web services like Gmail, Facebook, Twitter. We search them individually as if they are all silos. A new web service called Greplin breaks down […]

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Create a PDF Book of All Your Tweets

I have attempted to store all my tweets in a WordPress blog so I can browse it as well as create my own searchable backup copy. I just came across another cool service that lets me download my tweets in one shot as a PDF ebook. You just need to sign in with your twitter […]

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Skype Released a New Version for Mac

Skype has had a new version for Mac in beta for a while. But, I found it work not so well and quickly uninstalled it. Having heard similar feedback, Skype has trimmed a lot of fat from the beta and has released a new stable version of Skype for Mac. One of the important things […]

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How to do the Facebook Profile Picture Hack?

Facebook unveiled a new profile design earlier this month where they added thumbnails of your recent pictures. A French artist named Alexandre Oudin found a creative way to express himself with this in mind. If you want to do this yourself, there is an easy way to do this. If you are familiar with Adobe […]

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Facebook Becomes Better at Security – One-time Passwords

Facebook gets a lot of backlash about privacy and a lot of people get their Facebook account hacked. But, they have been working constantly on this area and now have a very good feature set when it comes to security. The kind we are used to with Gmail. One-time passwords Facebook just started to roll […]

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