There are several times when you may want to test out a mobile website, or use mobile websites to save bandwidth, since they load pretty fast and do not use heavy images, which in turn can use up more bandwidth from your ISP.
However many mobile websites redirect users back to a regular website, when you visit it using browsers such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera or Internet Explorer.
Also Read: Monitor Your Bandwidth Usage
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I had officially retired WordPress Automatic Upgrade sometime back, however after several emails to upgrade the plugin and issues for upgrading using WordPress core update in WordPress 2.7 and above, and emails from the Automattic team, I have finally released a update that addresses couple of issues.
The issues that are fixed are as follows.
- Fixed an issue which disallowed core updates to occur when WPAU was updated in WP 2.7 and above.
- Updated the code to display nag on WordPress 2.7 and above.
This takes care of problems faced by several users, you can download the latest update from the official WordPress Automatic Upgrade plugin page, or directly update it using the plugin updater in WordPress core.
Every once in a while we need to perform spring cleaning to get rid of things that have piled up and are no longer of use or to cleanup space and rearrange things to put them into order.
Likewise your Twitter account may require some spring cleaning too, as there may be people who you follow, but have not updated their status in a pretty long time or have ceased to exist altogether.
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Color combinations go a long way in the making of a website design, and there are several times when you come across websites that make use of pretty good colors. Users usually use a color picker tool to get the color codes for a color they like.
However there is a much more easier way in which you can extract all the colors used in a website. A service called I Like Your Colors reads the stylesheets from a website, and shows you all the color hexadecimal codes used on it, in a easy to view visual interface.
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The latest news doing round of most part of the technology blogosphere is the availability of Windows 7 Transformation pack for Windows XP.
However while trying to review the product, I came across a virus alert that may be a potential threat to your system, the Windows 7 Transformation Pack for Windows XP contains a virus. The threat may be a false alarm, but its safer to not use the software till the author fixes the problem with it.
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Gmail has rolled out a new feature for accessing your emails offline with the help of Google Gears, however not many users are happy with the new offering.
If you are one of the unhappy users, a new Adobe Air application called Geemail will help you to access your Gmail account and provide offline access to it.
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Twitter has been a wonderful service, however it lacks a few things in the user interface design department, one of the things being able to delete multiple tweets or direct messages from your account.
If you are one of the people, who frequently delete your direct messages, a bookmarklet called DM Deleter aka DM Whacker could be a real time saver.
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Sometimes back we had told you about a Firefox add-on that will help you save entire webpages as PDF files. However if you are a Google Chrome, Internet explorer, Safari or Opera user you can also save webpages as PDF files with the help of a handy bookmarklet.
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Yahoo Mail has been coming up with several new features of late, and though we are more inclined towards Gmail’s features, we also love to cover new features in Yahoo Mail.
The one new feature I saw in my Yahoo Mail account, was the ability to add stationery to the emails I send out.
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PDF Files are heavily used for document distribution, however there are certain times when you may want to convert a PDF file to a image, though we have listed about several handy PDF tools we have listed earlier, this post will provide you with a step by step guide to convert PDF Files to JPG.
Converting PDF Files to JPG
Step 1: Visit the Free Online File Conversion service Zamzar.
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