Quick Tip: Gmail Down? Access Gmail using iGoogle

Quick Tip: Gmail Down? Access Gmail using iGoogle

Gmail has been down, reportedly worldwide, for a tleast an hour for me now. But there is a workaround. If you have POP access or IMAP enabled accounts setup, you can still access your Gmail. It works fine. Here is a list of supported POP clients if you don’t have one. If you don’t have [...]

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MagicJack Gets Laptop Friendly Setting

MagicJack Gets Laptop Friendly Setting

MagicJack is the VOIP phone service that costs $20/year for long distance phone calls. I have written a MagicJack review a while back and have been using it for almost over 18 months happily. In a recent MagicJack software update, I noticed something that will make the road warriors very happy! One great thing about [...]

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Watch Movies Online for Free, Legally

Watch Movies Online for Free, Legally

Subconsciously I have started to write about entertainment related stuff on Fridays. Especially about watching movies online. If you feel squaemish about watching movies online in questionable sites, this post is for you. You can watch movies online for free, legally. Speedcine is a site that indexes thousands of movies in their database with links [...]

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Stylish Non Adobe Air Windows Twitter Client – Blu

Stylish Non Adobe Air Windows Twitter Client – Blu

Adobe Air platform probably has the most number of Twitter clients. Adbobe AIR is a new technology that brings web applications to your desktop via a familiar desktop app like interface. A few popular Twitter clients on Adobe AIR are Twhirl, TweetDeck, DestroyTwitter, Seesmic, etc. I used Twhirl for the longest time and since converted [...]

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Add Overlays to Your Twitter Avatar

Add Overlays to Your Twitter Avatar

Adding Twitter overlays – little icons signifying something you like or support is all the rage in Twitter these days. For instance, I sported a little Indian flag in my Twitter avatar celebrating India’s Independence day on August 15th. You could be showing your support or celebrating an event and this is a great way [...]

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Quick Tip: How to Take Gorgeous Infant Photographs?

Quick Tip: How to Take Gorgeous Infant Photographs?

In my friends circle, it’s babies galore this year! More than half a dozen of my friends have had the wonderful moments in their lives welcoming a newborn into their family. Congratulations Kannan, Prasanna, Ravi, Suren, Vinod, Murali, Karthik & Ravi! I thought of you guys when I came across this article on 5 Tips [...]

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Digsby – Not My Favorite Instant Messenger Right Now

Digsby – Not My Favorite Instant Messenger Right Now

I famously proclaimed that Digsby is my favorite instant messenger in this blog post. Digsby is a free instant messaging client that offered support for multiple instant messaging support including Gtalk, Yahoo, MSN, AIM, etc. It also stodd out by offering support to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc making it a one-stop [...]

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How to Remove PC AntiSpyware 2010?

How to Remove PC AntiSpyware 2010?

A long time reader of ShanKrila and a blogging friend of mine, Jeanne Dininni of Writer’s Notes contacted me yesterday by email with a computer question. I’ve been battling a “PC Antispyware 2010″ computer infestation. Don’t know whether you’re familiar with it or not, but I was hoping that maybe you’d be able to give [...]

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Facebook Acquires Social Media Aggregator FriendFeed

Facebook Acquires Social Media Aggregator FriendFeed

Facebook – the social networking giant has acquired FriendFeed. FriendFeed is a service that aggregates feeds from various social networking services and web services and shows it in a real-time stream of activities. For eg. you could just friend me in FriendFeed and you will be able to see everything I do on major web [...]

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Gmail Gets More Netbook Friendly

Gmail Gets More Netbook Friendly

Google is definitely taking the Netbook space seriously. Netbooks are great for their portability but running Windows XP on it with limited hardware resources can be really painful. Google recognizes this and recently announced the open source Google Chrome OS aimed squarely at Netbooks. It is an extension of its Mobile OS platform – Android [...]

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How to Exclude Adsense from Specific Posts Without Editing WordPress Code?

How to Exclude Adsense from Specific Posts Without Editing WordPress Code?

If you are running a WordPress blog monetized with Google Adsense, you have probably looked for a way to hide Adsense ads from certain posts. You will be surprised how easily you can achieve this. Google Adsense is a great program for publishers to monetize their blogs. It is a great way of funding your [...]

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HootSuite – A Professional Twitter Management Tool

HootSuite – A Professional Twitter Management Tool

Twitter is not about ‘What are you doing’ anymore. Twitter has long become the voice of businesses and brands. Even those who aren’t already using Twitter for business reasons are taking new interest. Twitter’s home page redesign from just a status update to showing current Twitter trends. Twitter’s web interface might suit a casual individual. [...]

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Don’t Have a Google Voice Number? Try 3Jam

Google Voice is still in private beta and you can only get a number if you have been invited or you already have a number from when it was GrandCentral like I did. We just recently talked about how to change your Google Voice number. But for those feeling left out but enthralled by the [...]

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Quick Tip: How to Change your Google Voice Number?

Quick Tip: How to Change your Google Voice Number?

I have had a Google Voice number since it was in it’s original form as GrandCentral. I even gave away GrandCentral number invites to my readers here. At that time GrandCentral did not have a local number for me in my area. Even though the number was the same area code as my place it [...]

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ImgBurn – Excellent LightWeight CD/DVD/Blu-ray Burner

ImgBurn – Excellent LightWeight CD/DVD/Blu-ray Burner

I have had this useful utility in my list to share it with you for a while. And here it is: ImgBurn CD / DVD / Blu-Ray Burner Software ImgBurn is a lightweight swiss army knife of a free media burning software. I used to use the heavyweights like Nero, Roxio, etc but ever since [...]

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