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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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Firefox 2.0 – Get it now!

A lot of discussion is going on in the nether world about the browser war!! IE 7 has been available for download for a few days now. And Firefox 2.0 has just been released into the wild!! Actually, I read about a mistake by the Mozilla foundation by mistakenly making the new download page public […]

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How to Send Google Reader Posts to Evernote?

How to Send Google Reader Posts to Evernote?

I was just really geeked about Evernote for Windows 3.5 beta and its new features. If you use both Evernote and Google Reader, I promise you will love this tip. I store a lot of Google Reader links to Delicious for later reading. But, Evernote has become a repository of my various notes, references, tips, […]

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Free software for your computer

Free software for your computer

I don’t pay for software anymore! I use open source software for Windows that are free for most applications. Gone are the days you had to pay for software like: Anti-virus Firewall Email client Photo Editor and the likes.. The lists of free software for windows are countless on the Internet and could overwhelm anyone […]

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Free Versatile HTML Editor – HTML-Kit

Free Versatile HTML Editor – HTML-Kit

Yesterday, I wrote about an elegant solution to CSS authoring that is free and simple to use. When I was writing that I thought that I should share the gem I have found in this free HTML Editor – HTML-Kit. (unfortunately Windows only – sorry linux and mac users. If you are Linux user, you […]

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Top Firefox Extensions

Top Firefox Extensions

As we all know. looking for the best Firefox extensions in Official Firefox Add-ons is like searching for  the proverbial needle in a haystack. I am a Firefox extensions addict and I try a lot of extensions every week. You can see my periodic new extensions in the Firefox Extension Picks series that I feature […]

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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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Newsgator makes FeedDemon and NetNewsWire Free

Newsgator is the company behind the popular RSS feed readers FeedDemon for Windows & NetNewsWire for Mac. With freeware being so popular these days, Newsgator was successful in selling paid versions of FeedDemon and NetNewsWire so far. Now, they have announced these 2 excellent feed readers FREE for all to download and use. In fact, […]

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Windows Live Writer Portable 2.0 – With U3 Support

Windows Live Writer Beta 3 Released Windows Live Writer (WLW) Beta 3 was released last week. This is the last beta release before the final release of WLW. Some of the new features and improvements in this release are Support’s ‘Insert Video’ natively previously made possible by a plugin Publish XHTML style markup Use Writer […]

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Photoshop tip: Converting Background to Transparent

I have looked this tip up atleast 3 times in the last few weeks. So, for my own sake (and for anyone else looking for it) I am writing this down here. 🙂 Of course there are multiple ways to do the same thing as in most things tech. Here is what worked for me. […]

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RocketDock – A Cool Application Launcher For Free

RocketDock is a free application launcher available for Windows 2000/XP/Vista. It offers Drag and Drop your frequently used apps/links/shortcuts to the dock, Supports alpha-blended png and ico icons that give that cool glassy look, Dock auto-hides and popup on mouse over.

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How to Run Firefox 4 and Firefox 3 At the Same Time?

I haven’t had the need to do this yet but thanks to @StephenCronin asking this question. With Firefox 4 out yesterday, there are many extension developers who haven’t updated their add-ons yet. Or you may want to test your website on Firefox 3 while using Firefox 4 simultaneously. Whatever the reason maybe, here is how […]

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WriteMonkey is a Free & Powerful Writing Tool

WriteMonkey is a Free & Powerful Writing Tool

If you do any amount of writing, you are probably used to software like Word, etc. The downside with the modern tools are that they are ripe for distraction with all the bells and whistles. Every version adds more features and more options to deal with. Distraction free writing software are popular with professional writers. […]

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12 Must have Portable Apps for your USB drive

I use my 2GB Kingston U3 enabled USB drive a lot. The reason? The availability of a variety of portable applications and most of them for free. For your reading pleasure, here are a few of my favorites. Web Mozilla Firefox – Very handy to have if you frequent your IE using friends or relatives. […]

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