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Want to find out Who Called Us?

Want to find out Who Called Us?

Are you annoyed by those calls from 1-800-number missed calls when you come back from work and wondered ‘Who called us?’. Wonder no more. There really is a website named Who Called Us where you can enter the number you want to look up. It is also interesting to see the most frequently reported/called numbers [...]

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Google Maps ages better with more features

Google Maps ages better with more features

Google Maps has become one of my main everyday search tools. I use it to lookup addresses, phone numbers for business and location at one shot and even sometimes use it to call the business right from the web. Google Maps have added a couple of new features that I really liked. Embed Google Maps [...]

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Google Maps gets Street View

I know I have been covering Google a lot lately but they have been introducing new features to applications I use regularly and how can I not share that with you? This is not exactly news as this is being discussed in the other tech blogs since this morning. Google Maps Street View Google Maps [...]

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How to Add Google Maps in a WordPress Site?

How to Add Google Maps in a WordPress Site?

An easy-to-follow 10 steps to adding a pretty Google Maps with its original interactive UI to your WordPress blog.

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Track Swine Flu Outbreak with Google Maps Mashup

Track Swine Flu Outbreak with Google Maps Mashup

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 [...]

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StormPulse – Intuitive Hurricane Information

With the hurricane season in full swing and with Hurricane Ike nearing the shores of US, some of us might be keeping an eye on news sites and weather sites for hurricane information. I wanted to share an excellent resource that I came across recently for tracking Hurricanes – Stormpulse. Stormpulse is dedicated to sharing [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 08-02-14

Extend Firefox 2 was a contest run to see who develops the best Firefox Extensions from around the world. Obviously with my addiction for new Firefox extensions, I checked out the winners and decided to dedicate this week’s Picks of the Week post to these great extensions. 3 Grand Prize Winners MiniMap Sidebar Extension by [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 2007-01-11

Friday is here and I am looking forward to a weekend of not doing a whole lot after last 4 weekends of hectic work from my day job. Without further adieu, here are this week’s pick of extensions. Password Hasher: You can create strong passwords with this extension and have it generate unique passwords based [...]

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Read Local News on a Map with YourStreet

Read Local News on a Map with YourStreet

I love a good Google Maps mashup. I have previously talked about a Sex Offender mashup, Flights mashup, etc. I can spot a good one when I see it and YourStreet is one of them. The concept is simple and that is what makes them attractive to me. You can get your local news in [...]

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4 Cool Ways to Track Flights

4 Cool Ways to Track Flights

If you have traveled by flight anytime, you know how unpredictable flight schedules are. It is even worse when you are trying to pick or drop someone at an airport. Sometimes it’s bad weather. Sometimes it’s bad luck. Sometimes it’s just plain incompetence on the airlines’ part. Now, you can be a little bit more [...]

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Check for Sex Offenders in your Area

Check for Sex Offenders in your Area

I just came across this Windows Live maps mashup that lets you find sex offenders in your neighborhood on a map. Vision 20/20 is a free web based service that uses the publicly available data of 650,000 sex offenders in the US and displays it in a map of your area. You just enter your [...]

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