An easy-to-follow 10 steps to adding a pretty Google Maps with its original interactive UI to your WordPress blog.
My wife and I love traveling and have been on a lot of trips in the US. We have found the trips we enjoyed the most were the ones we prepared well for and remembered to pack all the things we needed. So, we usually make a checklist of items to take either in a [...]
Before getting addicted to Google Reader, I was using a desktop based feed reader – the portable GreatNews feed reader. As much as I am a fan of web applications, there is one fact that I can’t deny. Desktop applications beats web apps in speed. Web applications have come a long way but a native [...]
Firefox 3.5 beta 4 made its appearance this week along with the swine flu outbreak google maps mashups. Firefox 3.5 beta 4 introduced 2 cool new features – Private browsing mode and Undo closed window. Both work really nice. Let’s look at a few Firefox extensions this week OutWit Images: You can collect images from [...]
on April 29, 2009 in ShanKri-la
Just a quick reminder that the Comodo Internet Security Pro giveaway is coming to an end tomorrow night. If you have subscribed to ShanKrila by RSS or email, just email the secret word you see in the feed (you can’t miss it) to shankrila20 at gmail dot com. And you will be entered in the [...]
News channels have been completely taken over by the news on the H1N1 swine flu in the last few days. Swine flu is caused by a new flu virus strain, a mixture of various swine, bird and human viruses. The US has declared a public health emergency on Sunday. Mexico where the virus seems to [...]
on April 23, 2009 in Tech for Life
I have this immense love for finding new software, web services alternatives to the ones I am already using. ShanKrila is a direct by product of that. I am always on the lookout for new & better software, that improved my productivity, let me keep my computer resources down and working on my computer a [...]
The Data Export API will allow developers to extend Google Analytics in new and creative ways. We can now look out for developers to integrate Google Analytics data into existing products or create new products.
on April 20, 2009 in Tech for Life
Recently, I came across news on how Google is testing out new one-line Google Sitelinks for some sites. Google Sitelinks are The links shown below some sites in our search results, called sitelinks, are meant to help users navigate your site. Our systems analyze the link structure of your site to find shortcuts that will [...]
A while back I asked you – my readers for Drupal blog recommendations. I was just getting started and I am still learning the inner workings of this excellent open source CMS. Recently I stumbled across the DrupalCon DC Website. It is the official website for the Drupal Conference held in Washington DC in March. [...]
I am really happy to announce a huge giveaway here in ShanKrila. Yes, I am giving away 30 Comodo Internet Security licenses with LivePCSupport – about $1200 value! Comodo Internet Security PRO A great anti-virus and firewall package that is available as FREE as well as a PRO version. So, what do you get with [...]
Comodo Internet Security is a free anti-virus and personal firewall program. I did a detailed review on the Comodo Security Suite a few weeks back. Comodo Internet Security PRO In addition to offering a free version, Comodo offers a PRO version that includes TrustConnect and LivePCSupport. TrustConnect is a Internet security add-on ($49 value) protects [...]
on April 9, 2009 in Tech for Life
There has never been a time when I found it hard to find new and cool extensions that I wanted to talk about. Here we go with some more awesome add-ons! Of course check out my Top Firefox Extensions to find some of the all-time best add-ons!
LogMeIn stands out from the rest as it doesn’t need a remote access client to access your computer running LogMeIn software.
on April 3, 2009 in Household
Following the entertainment theme of my last post where I showed how to stream your digital media to your HDTV using TVersity, here is another one on movies. If you are a fan of horror films, videos, tv shows, FEARNet is a site to visit. FEARNet is an online network for horror movies, videos, news [...]
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