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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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Dropbox Goes Public & Linux Client Is Available Now

DropBox is an innovative file synchronization service that seamlessly keeps the assigned folder between computers in sync. You can even get to your files from anywehere via a browser interface. You can read my DropBox Review here. Dropbox was on closed beta so far and they have just launched publicly! You go ahead and sign […]

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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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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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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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DnScoop – Get Your Blog’s Worth & Stats

If you have a blog or a website, I am sure you love checking different stats from time to time. I have to confess that I have caught myself obsessing over some of these numbers in the 9-10 months of blogging. I have used Xinu, Website Grader, Bad Neighborhood & BuiltWith to get a quick […]

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Early Look at DocSyncer – Sync Your Docs with Google Docs

Google Docs & Spreadsheets have started to make me think different about I use and organize documents. I keep track of some of my spreadsheets online at Google Docs just because I can access it from anywhere with a browser and update it. I still missed at times when I found it easier to work […]

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Bored with Google Reader? Try Fastladder

Bored with Google Reader? Try Fastladder

I came across this new web based RSS Reader through Lifehacker and bookmarked it to try it out later. I got around to trying it today and here are my impressions on it. What readers have I tried? I am a RSS feed junkie fan. I have tried desktop and web based readers. And I […]

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DropBox Web – Redesigned with Bulk Operations

DropBox Web – Redesigned with Bulk Operations

Dropbox is my favorite file sync software and one of its major advantages over others in the file sync area is their incredible web access to all your stored files and folders. Dropbox Web just got prettier. Not only, did it get a nice UI redesign but they also added some very useful features to […]

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Groovy Online Task Manager – voo2do

Groovy Online Task Manager – voo2do

I am a fan of David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) way of accomplishing tasks. In my quest for increased productivity, I have tried and used many online to-do lists, task managers, tiddlywikis and I review some of them here time to time. I stumbled across a groovy online task manager application, Voo2do, that has […]

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Digsby is my Favorite Instant Messenger

That’s right. Move over Meebo. Move over Yahoo Messenger, GTalk. Digsby on the covers will look like one of the dozen multi-protocol Instant Messenger clients out there. But, this is by far the best integration I have seen among them. I am not just going to say that but actually tell you why. Garry Conn […]

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Guide to managing your non-essential passwords

Guide to managing your non-essential passwords

Most websites offering a web service require you to authenticate with an username and password. How many times in a week do you find yourself, scrambling to your email to find that registration email you received or hitting the ‘Forgot your password?’ link? As a good ShanKri-la reader would do, you take good care of […]

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How To Get Around To Those Blocked Websites

It is the policy in many schools, institutions and even workplaces to employ website blocking software to prevent people from accessing a certain list of websites. This could be done for many reasons and it is the social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and email sites like Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Hotmail getting blocked. Another […]

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Best Dropbox Hacks and Dropbox Portable

Best Dropbox Hacks and Dropbox Portable

Dropbox has literally changed the way I do things in the Internet. If you haven’t heard of Dropbox, it is an online file synchronization service with the following cool useful features: File Sync between multiple computers Cross platform support – Windows. Linux & Mac No complicated interface – runs in the background and access via […]

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Supercharge Microsoft Outlook with Xobni

If you are still using Outlook and catch that occasional sneer from the ‘cool kids’ using Gmail or ThunderBird? Or are you forced to use it at work for some other reason? No worries. Xobni can make you look cool using Outlook. Xobni is just the reverse of the word ‘inbox’. And it is an […]

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