If the BP Oil Spill Happened in Your City

The BP Gulf oil spill is a tragedy and my heart goes out to those who are affected. If you want to know how big the Gulf Oil Spill is, there is a Google Maps mashup called If It was my Home. This Google Maps mashup lets you move the Deepwater Horizon oil rig from [...]

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Flickr Gets Facebook Integration Right

I have been a big fan of Flickr since it’s early days. We have had different ways of posting our Flickr pictures to Facebook through either Flickr apps or Facebook apps. Flickr has now added a much-needed social networking integration to its popular web service. You can now easily post pictures to Flickr and Facebook [...]

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Mozilla Weave Sync Graduates As Firefox Sync

Weave Sync from Mozilla has been available as a Firefox add-on in beta versions. I have been following it closely as it promises to deliver what Xmarks – a Firefox add-on that syncs Firefox bookmarks, passwords, etc. to the cloud and your other Firefox browsers – delivers now. Weave Sync also added tab sync in [...]

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Google Chrome Extensions for Web Development

I primarily use Firefox with extensions like Firebug, Web Developer, etc., for my web development efforts. Lately, Google Chrome is looking more and more attractive for a variety of things including web development. I just recently came across the Extensions for Web Development for Google Chrome page. Google Chrome has a built-in Firebug like tool [...]

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Amazing Dog Robot from USC

Just some fascinating robotics work from University of Southern California. How did you like it? How did you like it? [via John Gruber]

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TV Guide for Your Live Web Events – Live Matrix

The Web is no longer static pages of text and still images. It’s alive with tweets, tweetups, live video conferences, uStreams, live-blogged product launches, webinars, live auctions, virtual world meetups and events, time-limited sales and contests, live audio and video podcast recordings, live chats, and more. And it’s all happening in real-time. (RWW) I get [...]

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Evernote Gets File Drag & Drop in Chrome & Safari

Evernote is an amazing web app for storing notes and is one of those services I highly recommend to everyone I know and don’t know besides Dropbox. I use Evernote Web and Evernote iPhone app regularly. Evernote Web for Google Chrome and Safari browsers has gotten a wicked cool feature. We can now gran a [...]

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Facebook Privacy Scanner & How to Quit Facebook?

Facebook has been receiving a lot of flak lately and for good reason. It is a great social networking platform that is being used by millions around the world. But, with time Facebook’s privacy settings have become downright a nightmare to manage. That is for those who are worried about their privacy and actually go [...]

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Easiest Way to Create Gmail HTML Signatures

One thing that surprises me a lot is that Gmail still hasn’t added support for HTML signatures. With everyone in a social network like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and may be even run a host of blogs, it would be very helpful to just add social icons and link to them in the email signature. For [...]

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TweetDeck Gets Google Buzz, FourSquare & More

TweetDeck is an amazing desktop Adobe AIR app for Twitter. But, it has been adding support for other social networks as well making it a one app to have in your desktop to access all your social network accounts! TweetDeck version 0.34 just came out with some amazing additions and here is a quick run [...]

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Swagger Wagon: Nod to Minivan Driving Friends

This is a commercial from Toyota but a really sweet one! I share this here for all my minivan-driving friends. Enjoy!

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New Skype Beta Gets Group Video Chat. Not Free.

Skype is one of the best & popular video chat clients and we use it to chat with our parents and family in India. The chat video is pretty amazing compared to other video chat clients even when one end is in a low bandwidth connection. One feature we have missed is a ‘group video [...]

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Dropbox Hack: Dropbox Folder Sync

I love Dropbox hacks and promote the Dropbox free account with all my heart to my readers. As a Dropbox user you might know that Dropbox syncs everything under the main ‘My Dropbox’ folder in your computer. If you wanted to sync a folder outside of Dropbox folder, you had to jump through hoops to [...]

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Logitech PlayStation 3 Driving Force GT Racing Wheel $59.99 AR + More Deals

Logitech has some awesome deals on Amazon.com right now. Logitech PlayStation 3 Driving Force GT Racing Wheel usually sells for $89.99 with free shipping. You can now get a $30 mail-in-rebate bringing the price down to $59.99 with free shipping.  If you like racing games, this is an amazing accessory to have for your Sony [...]

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WordPress: Could Not Create Temporary File Error

Here is a quick tip if you encounter this error while installing WordPress plugin on upgrading plugins from WordPress admin interface. We across this nasty error while working on a Windows hosting with Plesk interface. Error: Download failed. Could not create Temporary file I had given recursive 777 permissions to wp-content before this and still [...]

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