Best Mac RSS Reader Apps

Reading RSS feeds with Google Reader is sufficient for most people. However, dedicated Mac RSS reader apps have their own advantage that a webapp cannot provide. Let’s take a look at some of the best Mac Reeder for Mac This one should come as no surprise to those who use the Reeder iPhone app (and [...]

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Samsung Series 5 & Acer Cromia Google Chromebooks

Google recently announced the availability of their Chrome OS laptops or officially Chromebooks for mid june. You can now order the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook in 3G or WiFi model and the Acer Cromia in 3G or WiFi models as well from Amazon. They are both scheduled for a June 15 release. Chromebooks come with [...]

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Flurry of updates: Google Reader and Yahoo Web Messenger

Flurry of updates: Google Reader and Yahoo Web Messenger

Originally posted 2007-05-04 01:45:51. We are seeing a flurry of news about updates on various software by the giants today. This is really good for us, the consumers. Yahoo Messenger launches Web Messenger Yahoo is finally getting the drift that there are people who can’t download the IM client at certain places like work or [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 07-11-05

Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 07-11-05

Originally posted 2007-11-05 07:30:03. I have found a few great extensions in the last couple of weeks and here they are. For those new here, I d o a periodical ‘Picks of the Week’ post listing some great extensions that I come across. Some of the best ones, make it to my more extensive ‘Top [...]

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How to Create Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Boot Disc?

Apple just announced the Mac OS X Lion july release yesterday at the 2011 Apple WWDC conference. Good news is that it is going to cost just $29! However, there was one interesting fact in the announcement. Steve Jobs said that Mac OS X Lion will only be available through the Mac App Store as [...]

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How To Get Around To Those Blocked Websites

It is the policy in many schools, institutions and even workplaces to employ website blocking software to prevent people from accessing a certain list of websites. This could be done for many reasons and it is the social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and email sites like Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Hotmail getting blocked. Another [...]

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How to Clear DNS Cache in Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

I was working on moving a few of our WordPress sites from Apache to Niginx. One of the changes was the new server ip address. But, I kept hitting the old ip address when i tried to ping from my iMac.  Doh! I haven’t cleared the DNS cache in my Mac OS X Snow Leopard. [...]

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MiMedia Offers 7GB of Free Online Storage

I have been a great proponent of the online cloud storage service Dropbox. Recently, Dropbox had some negative publicity when they updated their terms of service. So, I started looking for Dropbox alternatives. A long time blogging friend of mine, Mark Sierra commented about a service he has used for quite a bit – Mimedia. [...]

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BlackSheep Protects Against FireSheep

I wrote about a Firefox extension, FireSheep, that could let someone else on the same public WiFi connection as you could log into your social networking accounts. Eric Butler released Fire Sheep download with a good intention to show the seriousness of how lax the login procedures are for most of the popular social networking [...]

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What is FireSheep and How to Protect Yourself?

I am going to be traveling a lot this month and probably end up using a lot of free WiFi access points. So, when I came across FireSheep I had to write about it. FireSheep, in essence, is a Firefox extension that can sniff out your login information to many sites and let a stranger [...]

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Quick Survey: Future of ShanKrila.com

Please take a few minutes and fill out this survey. If you can’t see the embedded survey form, you can go here to fill it out. http://app.fluidsurveys.com/surveys/priya/future-of-shankrila/

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Best Dropbox Hacks and Dropbox Portable

Best Dropbox Hacks and Dropbox Portable

Dropbox has literally changed the way I do things in the Internet. If you haven’t heard of Dropbox, it is an online file synchronization service with the following cool useful features: File Sync between multiple computers Cross platform support – Windows. Linux & Mac No complicated interface – runs in the background and access via [...]

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The Google Wallet Phone – Nexus S 4G Android Smartphone

Google just announced 2 new products that is about to pave way for the next generation of mobile payment systems – Google Wallet and Google Offers. Google Wallet will let you store credit cards, loyalty cards, etc and will let you pay for purchases with a single tap. Google Offers will use NFC to show [...]

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How to Avoid WordPress Firefox Redirect Loop Error?

Scenario: I had an existing site with this in the .htacess file which basically redirects anything without a www to a www address.  Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on rewritecond %{http_host} ^mysite.com [nc] rewriterule ^(.*)$ http://www.mysite.com/$1 [r=301,nc] Now, I installed WordPress in a sub-directory and the site was setup without a www prefix. Now, I cannot log [...]

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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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