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How to Overcome RSS Feed Overload?

How to Overcome RSS Feed Overload?

Have you collected a lot of RSS feeds over time that you neatly categorized in folders? If you are like me, you hardly have time to visit some of these folders because to actually go through them all, you are going to need a few hours a day. And who are we kidding? RSS is […]

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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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Goldmine of Drupal Videos – DrupalCon DC Website

Goldmine of Drupal Videos – DrupalCon DC Website

A while back I asked you – my readers for Drupal blog recommendations. I was just getting started and I am still learning the inner workings of this excellent open source CMS. Recently I stumbled across the DrupalCon DC Website. It is the official website for the Drupal Conference held in Washington DC in March. […]

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Firefox Tip: Use Search Box as a Searchable Multi-item Clipboard

I love Lifehacker and the community around it. Here is an awesome Firefox tip for those who are still loyal to this amazing browser. This tip is one of those that has been right under our nose but it took a genius to point it out. As you know, the Firefox search box remembers your […]

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How to Get a Free US Spotify Invite Code?

Spotify just launched in the US this morning. Those who have tried Spotify know it’s like a magical version of iTunes in which you’ve already bought every song in the world. – Wired If you didn’t know or haven’t heard about Spotify, that should explain what the service is all about. Spotify so far has […]

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del.icio.us Direc.tor is really delicious

del.icio.us Direc.tor is really delicious

Do you like del.icio.us bookmarks but hate their interface to hunt for that bookmark you had saved a year back? If you are like me, you probably have a hundred tags so they aren’t much help either with the way del.icio.us is designed. So, what do you do? If you are unaware of del.icio.us, it […]

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Sony PlayStation Network Users Get Free Identity Theft Protection

If you have a Sony Playstation network account, you probably have heard of the massive attack on Sony’s PlayStation network. This led to hackers walking away with user account data possibly including personal information like credit card numbers.  Sony has in turn arranged for one year of free identity theft protection for PlayStation Network users […]

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What is that Orange button? – RSS for everyone

What is that Orange button? – RSS for everyone

The timing couldn’t have been perfect. Today, ShanKri-la’s subscribers as you can see is at 100! (definitely a big milestone for us) I know when I discovered what RSS does and started using it, I opened myself up to a whole new world in the internet. I religiously try to make my friends use two […]

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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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HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite is a professional web based Twitter management tool. You can read my HootSuite review here. Hootsuite has now updated with a few more features Facebook Integration Once you link your HootSuite account with your Facebook account, you can update your Facebook status, etc right from within Hootsuite. The cool thing is that if you […]

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Tip: Send Google Maps Directions to Your Devices

I use Google Maps a lot on both the web as well as on my iPhone. However, I just came across an option in there to send your directions to different devices. For eg. you are looking up an address on the web in Google Maps and getting ready to leave. I’d normally email it […]

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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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Delicious to Google Bookmarks Import Script

It is no secret that Yahoo has expressed it lack of commitment for the popular bookmarking service Delicious. I have been leaning more towards Xmarks since it was last acquired by LastPass. However, Google Bookmarks is a viable option for a lot of people and now there is an import script available. Google has made […]

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