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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HD-Trailers: Download HD Movie Trailers

HD-Trailers: Download HD Movie Trailers

My wife and I are avid movie watchers and we try to keep on the up and up of recent movies. We sometimes download HD trailers from the PS3 network and watch it on our Sony Bravia. Now, that I have set up TVersity to stream movies to my PS3 from my desktop, I can [...]

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Optimize Your Images For the Web with Smush.It

Optimize Your Images For the Web with Smush.It

If you are running a website or a blog, you know optimizing images in your website gives your visitors a good browsing experience as well as goes easy on your hosting bandwidth consumption. Smush.it Smush.it was a great little utility created by Stoyan Stefanov and Nicole Sullivan. It was available on the web and as [...]

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Ubuntu One: Dropbox for Ubuntu Linux Users

Ubuntu One: Dropbox for Ubuntu Linux Users

Dropbox is my favorite file sync, file backup service and I write a lot about it here. It is miltui-platform so I use it to sync files between my Windows XP desktop, Windows Vista Laptop and a Kubuntu 9.0.4 desktop. I am a recent convert from OpenSUSE to Kubuntu and love the desktop friendly approach [...]

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Notepad++ – A Great Open Source Code Editor

Notepad++ – A Great Open Source Code Editor

Ok. I have to apologize about this one. I just noticed today that I have never written about an excellent open source program I have been using even before I started this blog! Notepad++ is my choice source code editor anytime I am working on HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript etc. Notepad++ is a free open [...]

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MagicJack VOIP – Recommended even by Mint.com

MagicJack VOIP – Recommended even by Mint.com

I am a huge fan of Magicjack and have used it for over 2 years now replacing my traditional AT&T landline. We have saved hundreds of dollars a year in phone bills as Magicjack costs just $40 in the first year and then $20/year from then onwards. In fact, with the purchase of Magicjack, you [...]

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A Good Proxy to Get around Blocked Sites

We have previously looked at some good proxies to get around blocked websites. Some readers in the comments have said some of the php based proxies don’t work anymore. It is a reality that most of the social networking sites are blocked in most work and school places. I am not here to argue the [...]

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Quick Tip: Add your Twitter Favorites to Google Reader

Quick Tip: Add your Twitter Favorites to Google Reader

I use Twitter pretty much every day now and it’s probably no news for those of who follow me on Twitter. Although I rely on my Google Reader feeds to stay informed and get creative with blogging, Twitter is more and more becoming my source for good information for this blog. Plus, I use Twitter [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 09-07-14

Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 09-07-14

Firefox 3.5 made it’s way to our computers few days back. As I have been using the beta for a long time, I was just happy to move to the stable version. It definitely is much swifter than 3.0. Let’s look at a few good Firefox add-ons I have found recently. Firefox Extension Picks FoxyTunes [...]

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Anyvite – Another Viable Evite Alternative

Anyvite – Another Viable Evite Alternative

Evite made sending emails to organize events a thing of the past. They have done very well but over time its almost like they have taken their eyes off the ball. I feel like it is bloated and have always looked for better alternatives. What is AnyVite? Recently, when I wrote about Yarp someone from [...]

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Ubiquity 0.5 Speaks More Languages, Naturally

Ubiquity 0.5 Speaks More Languages, Naturally

Ubiquity is one of those Firefox add-ons that makes my friends go wow when I show them what it can do. In fact, Ubiquity started as a Mozilla Labs project and is still an experimental add-on and hasn’t even reached version 1.0 yet. But, the promise it shows is unbelievable and you can read a [...]

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CloneZilla – Open Source System Ghost Utility

CloneZilla – Open Source System Ghost Utility

If you have played the part of a System Admin in your own home or for a friend, you might have a disk imaging software in your arsenal. Traditionally, it involved using proprietary software like Norton Ghost, Symatc Ghost, etc to ‘ghost’ your machine. Clonezilla is an open source clone system solution (OCS). Clonezilla is [...]

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