Often, you have heard a rare nice song from a particular YouTube video and you wish you could just save that song (without the video) into your hard disk. Well, in Ubuntu, you can use UTube Ripper to extract audio from YouTube video and save it as mp3 file.
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While there are tons of news, excitement and hypes over the release of Firefox 3 and how it is going to break the Guiness World record, few have realized that Opera has also released their latest version 9.5. This browser was built with a new browser engine and it contains plenty of useful apps, that […]
While I have covered 16 interesting things that you can do with Twitter, it only covered the tip of the iceberg. Ever since Twitter released their API, there are really thousands of things that you can do with it – one of them is to track your FedEx, UPS, USPS and DHL shipment with Twitter. […]
Some people prefers the keyboard shortcuts, while some prefer to do everything with the mouse. If you belong to the latter, you will find the new mouse gestures features in Gmail extremely useful. Mouse gestures is one of the 13 new features in the newly launched Gmail Lab. It allows you to use your mouse […]
While most of us are used to moving mouse and clicking around the screen, sometime things can be done faster if you use the preset shortcut keys. Similarly, for those who spent a lot of time in your Gmail, the following shortcut keys will definitely be of great use to you.
If you are a frequent user of Facebook, Twitter, AIM, Flickr, FriendFeed, Youtube and wish there is a centralized place to control everything, now you have it – Yoono. Yoono is a extension for the Firefox browser. For those who are familiar to Flock, you might find this to be too similar. However, Yoono is […]
Zenbe is a late starter in the webmail arena, especially after the market has long been dominated by Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. However, this newcomer into the industry does has some ‘killer apps‘ that could probably snatch some market shares from the leaders.
Other than the big four: Google, Yahoo, MSN and Ask, how many search engines do you know? One? Two? Five? Or Ten? Most people don’t realize that there are LOTS more search engines than just Google, and a great proportion of them are targeting great niches and providing useful information (and features) that you can’t […]
There are plenty of ways to do a search on Google, but if you want a specific result that is targeted to your OS, then you might want to give Google specific search a try.
For frequent Google Docs users, you may notice that there is a new “Offline” option that appears on the top of the main page. In case you are wondering, yes, this is the new feature launched by Google in end March 2008. You can now access and edit your Google documents offline. The Google Docs […]
I have just started using Twitter and I am already addicted to it. If you are also having fun with it, here are some applications that can make your twitting more interesting and meaningful.
Tired of your desktop games? Or just want to take a break from work? Just point your browser to Kongregate.com and enjoy highly addictive online flash games, and if you like, challenge other gamers to a game too. Kongregate is a social gaming site that allows users to upload and share flash-based games. Aiming to […]
Don’t be fooled by the simple layout of Google page. The search engine is much more powerful than you think. In this guide, I will cover some of the ways you can use to perform a power Google search, and get almost everything out of it (yes, I really mean everything).
Microsoft has released the Internet Explorer 8 beta 1 to the public for testing and evaluation. Web designers and developers can take this opportunity to prepare their websites for the launch of Internet Explorer 8. Let take a look at the new features:
Online desktop (some call it online operating system, or WebOS) literally means putting the whole operating system online and allow users to have their own desktop where they can access anywhere in the World with an Internet connection. Just like your desktop in your PC, there will be a standard suite of software such as […]
If you are searching for ways to synchronize your desktop calendar to Google Calendar, then the open-source GCALDaemon could be the answer. GCALDaemon is an OS-independent Java program that offers two-way synchronization between Google Calendar and various iCalendar compatible calendar applications. GCALDaemon is primarily designed as a calendar synchronizer but it can also be used […]
While Microsoft Office is still the market leader in the office productivity arena, it is definitely not the best choice for users. As more and more office suites are getting onto the Web, providing free access, usage and features comparable (or even better) to Microsoft Office, it makes one wonder whether it’s worth spending $500 […]
Have you ever felt like you are being watched when you are surfing the web? Or when you chanced upon a website and were surprised to find that it knows your name, and even what you like and what you want to see. Isn’t that scary? The fact is, the Web is not a safe […]