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Sync Folders Outside of My DropBox to Dropbox

Sync Folders Outside of My DropBox to Dropbox

Dropbox is an excellent file sync software that offers upto 2GB free storage. However, Dropbox limits you to sync files only in My Dropbox folder. However, you cannot beat Dropbox for the fast superior seamless syncing it offers. I use Windows Live Writer extensively for my blogging and I wanted my drafts folder to be in […]

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How to Add Facebook Events to Google Calendar?

How to Add Facebook Events to Google Calendar?

I use Google Calendar all the time now that I can sync Google Calendar with my iPhone. Go to Events page in Facebook (see the bar in the bottom of the page) Look for Export Events link in the Events page Copy the url in the popup window Go to Google Calendar – Look for […]

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Quick Tip: Create a Shortcut to Your Unread Gmail

Quick Tip: Create a Shortcut to Your Unread Gmail

Gmail has been the center of my online universe for the past few years. And I appreciate every little help to make me even more productive with my emails. Gmail already has a ton of features that can make you a productivity ninja. Labels, Filters, etc to name a few. You probably knew already that […]

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What is Dropbox? Awesome Video

What is Dropbox? Awesome Video

Dropbox is one of my favorite web services. Regular readers here probably have seen a lot of posts on Dropbox. But, if you are still wondering What is Dropbox, wonder no more. Common Craft are known for their simple videos that can explain complex concepts very easily and they have done one for Dropbox. Did […]

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Quick Tip: Ubuntu Linux Adobe Air Installation Error

Quick Tip: Ubuntu Linux Adobe Air Installation Error

I am just making a note for myself here and anyone else who might encounter this error. Scenario I was trying to install TweetDeck in LinuxMint Gloria – a Ubuntu Jaunty 9.0.4 variant. Error Could not be installed because another application is already being installed. (I didn’t grab the TweetDeck error screenshot so I reproduced […]

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Free Video to Flash Converter

Free Video to Flash Converter

I was looking to convert some avi files to flash format to publish to web. A colleague showed me this cool free tool that lets you do it painlessly. DVDVideoSoft.com offers a free tool – Free Video to Flash Converter on their website. It is a 12.2 MB download and once installed just launch the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PassPack Gets Secure Sharing & More Features

PassPack Gets Secure Sharing & More Features

Passpack is an online password manager and I consider it simply the best one at it. I have used it since its infancy and trust with all but my most sensitive passwords. If you are new to PassPack, I have written a few articles on Passpack and welcome you to read them if you like […]

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