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3 Super Fast Dictonaries in the Internet

3 Super Fast Dictonaries in the Internet

I have stopped looking up words in my Webster’s College Dictionary a while back. I used their online version for the longest time before I started using other super fast means of finding meaning for words in the internet. I have listed them in the order I have found and used them, Google being the [...]

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Remember the Milk For Gmail Google Chrome Extension

Remember the Milk For Gmail Google Chrome Extension

Remember the Milk is my favorite online to-do manager and even has a great RTM iPhone app too. I use Gmail and Remember the Milk extensively everyday. So, naturally Remember the Milk for Gmail Firefox extension has been such a wonderful tool for me. I can access RTM from within Gmail. This is pretty huge [...]

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Which DNS Service Should You Use?

Which DNS Service Should You Use?

Google recently introduced Google Public DNS service. Last week, I wrote about what Google Public DNS actually means to you. If you are not aware of what it is I recommend reading that post before reading this further. With a couple of different options with DNS Servers now between your ISP’s default DNS server, the [...]

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5 Great Ways to Use Google Alerts

5 Great Ways to Use Google Alerts

Google Alerts in an excellent service by Google that is not often talked about like GMail or Google Reader. It has to be one of the hidden treasures in Google’s suite of web applications. Google Alert is a simple service where you get an email alert for any search term you specify. You can choose [...]

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Quick Tip: Save Google Reader Stories as PDF Documents

Quick Tip: Save Google Reader Stories as PDF Documents

Google Reader just introduced a few useful features. They have made it easier to share Google Reader stories in your social mediat sites like Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, StumbleUpon, etc. You can turn this on by going to Google Reader Settings page and selecting the services you want to use. They also added a very useful [...]

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Gmail Keeps Getting Better – Multiple Inboxes & Merge Duplicate Contacts

Gmail Keeps Getting Better – Multiple Inboxes & Merge Duplicate Contacts

Once you have enabled Multiple Inboxes, go to Settings Tab to find ‘Multiple Inbioxes’ tab. Now you can enter different labels or filters to open in different pane.

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Latest Android Smartphone – HTC Sensation 4G

HTC has been cranking out best selling Android Smartphones. The most recent release in the HTC lineup is the HTC Sensation 4G. HTC Sensation 4G  is powerhouse in terms of hardware specs. It sports a 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor running the latest Android Gingerbread software. The 4G actually works at 4G speed on [...]

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Get Directions from your Mobile Phone

Get Directions from your Mobile Phone

Ever forget to print and take directions and a map with you while traveling? It’s not fun getting lost in a big city. Even if you are well prepared, plans might change and you might need to go to a place that you didn’t get directions for. No worries. Just dial ‘DIR-ECT-IONS’ (347-328-4667) from your [...]

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Quick Gmail Tip: Recover Password via SMS

Quick Gmail Tip: Recover Password via SMS

You’d hardly forget your main Gmail account password. But, if you had multiple Gmail accounts for various passwords, it might be hard to remember them all especially when you set different passwords for them. Also, forgetting passwords is easy when you have just changed your password to something really secure and you don’t login to [...]

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Gmail Goes Offline – In a Good Way

Gmail has been seeing some exciting improvements quicker than ever after the advent of Gmail Labs. The latest being the ability to access Gmail offline even after you have lost your Internet connection! Gmail Labs was a new feature introduced in Gmail a few months back. It follows the same lifecycle as most Google products [...]

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Very cool way to start your searches – Sputtr.com

Very cool way to start your searches – Sputtr.com

My homepage used to be Google. Because of its simplicity. And my web browsing habits were pretty simple too. Lot of my browsing sessions would start with a Google search. I wasn’t using so many web apps either. Google was my one stop search for all. Not any more. My search needs are so varied [...]

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Search Google in 14 Indian Languages

Search Google in 14 Indian Languages

Google has made search possible in a large number of international languages. I just found out today that Google has announced Google Labs India on our Independence Day on August 15. Google Labs India is to showcase their favorite ideas for Indian users. Now, they have made it really easy to search in 14 Indian [...]

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Proud of your Blog? Show off your Rankings

Proud of your Blog? Show off your Rankings

Blogging is all numbers. Number of visitors. Number of pageviews. Number of subscribers. Number of comments. Number of posts per week. Google Page Rank number. Alexa Ranking number. Compete number. Technorati Authority number. Number of pages in Google’s Supplemental index. Every blogger is at some point guilty of obsessing with these numbers. If you are [...]

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Keyboard Shortcuts Fiesta

I like to find out how I can be more productive with all the tools I have at my disposal. One of the key things that help me with my productivity and me from getting Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is Keyboard Shortcuts. I use keyboard shortcuts for my Windows Desktop, Firefox, GMail, GreatNews, GReader, Remember the [...]

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Get a GrandCentral Number Now

I love the GrandCentral idea and have been kind of waiting to see what kind of integration Google is going to bring to the table after they acquired them. After a long wait, we are starting to see some activity in this front. GrandCentral has been in private beta and new account sign-ups were only [...]

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