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Simple photo editing with Wiredness

Simple photo editing with Wiredness

It’s been a while since I have written about photo editors. I have talked earlier about Adobe Photoshop and its free open source alternative. I have a confession to make. I am a Photoshop illiterate. It just seems so complex and I get overwhelmed by all the features in it. To be honest, I just […]

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Find Better Software Alternatives for Windows, Mac & Linux

Find Better Software Alternatives for Windows, Mac & Linux

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 […]

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No RSS? Get Website Updates with Page2RSS

No RSS? Get Website Updates with Page2RSS

These days, we can follow a lot of site updates through RSS feeds. Unfortunately, there is still a chunk of websites on the internet that don’t have RSS feeds enabled. If this is something important or crucial to your blogging needs, it might get tiring to keep visiting the site to check for updates. Page2RSS […]

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Top Web Applications Best Suited for Mozilla Prism

Mozilla Prism, previously known as WebRunner, is a great application that splits the web applications from the browser and lets you run them from your desktop. Although in it’s infancy, Prism is already very useful for me and I use it for a variety of web applications that I need open throughout the day. If […]

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Borrowing made easy: neighborrow

Borrowing made easy: neighborrow

I am always on the lookout for the next big thing in the web application arena. This one caught my eye today. While I am not sure if it’s the next big thing, it has the promising tone to it. neighborrow has an interesting concept and here is an excerpt from their site about this […]

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aideRSS – Help Has Arrived for RSS Overload

aideRSS – Help Has Arrived for RSS Overload

Do you have hundreds of RSS Feeds in your feed reader and have trouble following them all? Help is on the way. aideRSS – Read What Matters AideRSS is a RSS feed filtering service that ranks articles in a blog/website by analyzing reader interaction with the posts through comments or web services such as Digg, […]

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The Rumor is True! Google is Building an Operating System

The Rumor is True! Google is Building an Operating System

We have heard rumors of Google’s plans to build an operating system for a long time. Guess what, it’s true! When Google released its Google Chrome browser 9 months ago, the Google OS rumors kinda died down. Plus, the mobile devices OS platform Android was also another reason. Google Chrome OS Not to be confused […]

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Evernote Opens up it’s API – Users Rejoice

Evernote is a note-taking application on steroids. It has the winning formula and success written all over it. I did step over a line and called Evernote as a Google Notebook alternative. And it has definitely come true for me. I have completely ditched Google Notebook for Evernote. Evernote just introduced some very important and […]

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Get 5GB of Free File Hosting at BOXSTr

Get 5GB of Free File Hosting at BOXSTr

I know there is a lot of online file storage options. But, few have this kind of high numbers while keeping the service free. BOXSTr offers 5GB of free storage plus some significant bandwidth to share files. Quick facts 5GB of free online storage space 1/2GB of daily bandwidth with rollover bandwidth (reset daily) Upload […]

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Schmap – Travel Guides Supercharged

Schmap – Travel Guides Supercharged

I love traveling. And I am fond of reading travel guides before and while traveling. I like to get the background about the places I am visiting and try to find the best bang for the buck in the limited time I am at a place. I have used Fodor’s guides and TripAdvisor forums in […]

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Killer Place to Free Open Source Software

It’s no secret that everyone is developing a taste for free open source alternatives to traditional proprietary software. Mozilla Firefox as an alternative to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser is my favorite example when I explain ‘Open Source alternative’ to a friend or a family member. Even if you haven’t actually stepped out of your way […]

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Adobe Photoshop $650 Gimp $0 Saving a bunch on software – Priceless!

Adobe Photoshop $650 Gimp $0 Saving a bunch on software – Priceless!

I came across an article on TechCrunch about Adobe’s release of free, ad supported online version of Photoshop in six months. A quote from TechCrunch: One of the risks of trying to find a niche to build a startup is that the big guys can land on your face at any time. That’s why all […]

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ShanKri-la Feature: Cure for Package Tracking Addiction

ShanKri-la Feature: Cure for Package Tracking Addiction

I order a lot of stuff online and I usually bookmark whatever carrier is about to deliver my package and keep hitting refresh to see where my order is at the moment. I am like a child waiting to open Christmas gifts. Very very impatient. While waiting for the George Foreman grill we ordered, I […]

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Crgslst.com – Better Craigslist Interface Alternative

I use Craigslist a lot. I have found free boxes for moving, a couch, a car vacuum and many more things from my local sellers through Craigslist. In fact, my wife even finds some freelance web development/WordPress work through Craigslist. Craigslist operates with the less is more motto. No web 2.0 graphics. No ajax. No […]

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ShanKri-la Feature: Remember the Milk

ShanKri-la Feature: Remember the Milk

Back in the days, I was writing down tasks I want to get done in pieces of paper stuffed in my wallet. I know it’s archaic and wasn’t fun but it worked for me. But, with the advent of Google Calendar and other web applications I decided to dump my old system and try something […]

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