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Best Firefox Addons For Web Designers And Developers

Best Firefox Addons For Web Designers And Developers

Whether you are a designer, a developer, coder or a blogger, when it comes to designing or developing for the web, you just can’t live without browser extensions. There are so many tools available – from tinkering with CSS codes, choosing color¬†pallets, debugging HTML source, analyzing loading times; the list is endless. While some of […]

Customizing Glide OS [Part 2]

Customizing Glide OS [Part 2]

In our earlier article, we discussed how you can set up an online operating system using Glide OS. Glide OS 4.0 is a free cloud computing solution, which offers a wide range of web based applications under one umbrella.¬† Glide provides cross platform compatibility for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris and a wide range […]

Glide OS: Online Operating System With 30 GB of Free Storage [Part 1]

Glide OS: Online Operating System With 30 GB of Free Storage [Part 1]

Web based apps are really useful because of the fact that they can be used from any computer without having to download or install anything. Since the launch of Google Chrome OS, we have seen a lot of cloud computing solutions come and go. Services like Dropbox, iDriveSync offer a decent amount of online storage […]

How to Convert Your Photo Library to Video

How to Convert Your Photo Library to Video

Whenever I am back from a family trip, the first thing I do is connect my Digital camera to the computer and copy all the photos to my hard drive. But the one problem which I regularly face regarding these photos is when the rest of the family members request to see the same on […]

How to Create Your Own Windows7 Theme

How to Create Your Own Windows7 Theme

A Windows 7 theme is nothing but a collection of wallpapers, visual styles, screensaver and some windows settings which gives a unique feel to your desktop. You can change settings of some visual elements like Window border color, different windows sounds and create a new environment – in short a unique Windows 7 theme. There […]

How to Sync Folders Between Multiple Computers With a USB Drive

How to Sync Folders Between Multiple Computers With a USB Drive

The biggest problem with managing multiple computers is with the data saved in the respective hard drives and accessing them. Imagine you have to work with two computers daily – one in your office and the other one in your home. You have to keep the important files and folders synced from both computers, if […]

How to Collaborately Create Drawings With Google Docs

How to Collaborately Create Drawings With Google Docs

Google Docs is one of the best online office suites available till date. You can create Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents directly from your browser and store them in your Google account. Later, you can edit or download these documents from any computer you want, and that too in various compatible formats. Another great feature […]

IDriveSync: A Cheaper Alternative Of Dropbox

IDriveSync: A Cheaper Alternative Of Dropbox

With the evolution of cloud based file hosting services, more and more users are attracted to online file back up services which allows you to store files on the cloud. This is because a 260 GB hard disk is not enough anymore. You need more and more space and most importantly, you want to access […]

How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing

How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing

Previously we have discussed how to perform a country specific search using any search engine. This involves filtering search results from a specific country which can be useful in certain situations. We have also seen how to perform language specific search on the web. In this tutorial we are going to learn how to use […]

How to Combine Multiple Bookmarklets And Use It From Any Computer

How to Combine Multiple Bookmarklets And Use It From Any Computer

I love using browser bookmarklets for two reasons. First, they do not require any installation and you can easily save or backup them in case you are formatting your system. Second, browser bookmarklets work seamlessly with multiple browsers and there aren’t any compatibility issues as such. Another great thing about browser bookmarklets is that they […]

How to Schedule Photo Uploads To Your Flickr Account

How to Schedule Photo Uploads To Your Flickr Account

Flickr has been my favorite photo sharing website for years. This is because Flickr is so easy to navigate and I always find the best images for my articles and projects at Flickr. Flickr is also a great place for photo sharing, you can create photo sets and upload photos to your Flickr account for […]

How to Download, Install and Manage Fonts in Windows

How to Download, Install and Manage Fonts in Windows

If you are a graphic designer or a multimedia professional, you must need different kinds of fonts for your projects. Unfortunately, Windows does not have a variety of fonts installed by default. Even though there are quite a lot of fonts installed by default in Windows, if you are looking for some variety, you will […]

A Quick Guide to Windows Registry

A Quick Guide to Windows Registry

Windows registry is nothing but a system defined database where various system components and applications store their configuration data. Whenever you install or remove a program in Windows, the registry is changed. More precisely, the values of certain keys are changed. Think of registry editor as a large table where the system configurations and application […]

Memonic: A Web Clipping Tool to Capture And Share Web Content

Memonic: A Web Clipping Tool to Capture And Share Web Content

Suppose you are reading a webpage with long paragraphs of content and want to share it with your friend. The good old way of sharing content is shorten the URL and send to your friend via Twitter, Facebook or Email. But there is a problem when your friend opens the webpage and starts reading. He/she […]

Favitt: Add Useful Features to Your Browser Start Page

Favitt: Add Useful Features to Your Browser Start Page

Quite some days back, we showed you how to spice up your browser’s start page. The article described how you can use browser extensions to add useful features to your browser’s start page and increase productivity. But what if you work on multiple computers every day? What if you use your home computer, portable laptop, […]