This week, we show you how to block specific programs in Windows 7, setup automatic email reminders, read articles more comfortably in Safari, create your own private social communities and many more…
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News of the week
After much waiting, Google has finally released Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) together with the second generation of Google phone – Nexus S.
When Google released Priority Inbox for Gmail app, they promised to make it available everywhere. With the latest update of Gmail app for Android, it now comes with priority inbox and better composing.
I am sure you won’t notice it. According to Google, the latest priority inbox feature in Gmail has helped most of its users save up to 15% of the time spent reading emails. Are you experiencing better productivity?
While the Chrome OS is almost completed, it is still not quite ready for the market yet. In order to enable the public to test it, Google decides to give away free netbook (loaded with Chrome OS. Not everyone can get it though, you will have to register your interest over here.
Apple has previously added a jailbreak detection feature in its iOS, with the intention to detect and deter people from jailbreaking their iPhone. However, in the latest version of iOS, Apple has quietly drops the jailbreak detection API. Is this a hint that Apple has started to accept (and maybe embrace) jailbreaking act? Only Steve knows.
It used to be only 30 seconds, but Apple has now ramps up the song previews to 90 seconds in iTunes.
We have gone through the length to teach you how to use Google Instant in your smart phone, but that won’t be necessary anymore because Google Instant for mobile is now available globally. Simply load up your browser, head to Google.com and you will get Google Instant instantly.
Internet Explorer 9 will ship with a new tracking protection feature to identify and block many forms of undesired tracking as well as enable end-users to control which third-party site can track them when they’re online.
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Software of the week
1. Viber – Makes Free iPhone Calls Over 3G and Wi-Fi [iPhone only]
2. Epistle – a simple text editor that can sync all your notes to Dropbox. [Android only]
3. Prospector – Instant Preview – Get Google Instant like preview in Firefox’s Awesome bar. [Firefox 4 only]
4. Cortex – share web content to your friends and family easily. [Chrome only]
5. DropDAV – access Dropbox without the Dropbox app..
That’s all for the wrap-up for this week. If you have any tips, tricks or any topics you think we should include, feel free to email us at tips [at] maketecheasier.com
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