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I am the editor-in-chief and owner of Techie Buzz. I love coding and have contributed to several open source projects in the past. You can know more about me and my projects by visiting my Personal Website. I am also a social networking enthusiast and can be found active on twitter, you can follow Keith on twitter @keithdsouza. You can click on my name to visit my Google+ profile.

Google Calendar Gets Tasks Integration

Google Calendar has been one of our favorite services to manage events, appointments and reminders, along with getting free SMS reminders for them. Google Tasks on the other hand is a fairly new product and has definitely grown in usage by Google users who would prefer to have all things in one place.

Google has now finally integrated Google Tasks into Calendar making it more than easier to manage your tasks from a single interface.

Also Read: Top 7 Online To-do List Managers

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What are MD5 Hash Strings Associated With File Downloads?

Over a period of time several users have asked us a question, the question relates to MD5 strings that are associated with file downloads, many users are usually clueless about this, so we finally decided to write a post that explains to users, what those MD5 strings mean, and what significance they have in order to make sure that they have downloaded a correct file and not something that has been tampered with.

Before we explain the significance of the those hash strings, let us take a look at what MD5 actually means.

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Register For Office 2010 Technical Preview

Office 2010 has been making a lot of news these days, with leaked screenshots revealing a new interface and some enhanced features in Office 2010.

However users will not be able to get their hands on Office 2010 easily, if you are one of the people eagerly waiting for this version of Office, you can signup to receive the technical preview of Office 2010.

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Watch Videos On Megavideo For More Than 72 Minutes

Though there are several popular video sites where you can watch videos for free, many of these sites place restrictions on you watching videos, one such restriction in place is by the popular video sharing network Megavideo.

Megavideo restricts users from watching videos for more than 72 minutes, this in itself does not make sense since if the video is 80 minutes long, you will have to spend an hour before you can watch the final 8 minutes of the video.

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Command Line Calculator Is A Pretty Neat Calculator Replacement

The default windows calculator is pretty simple and can be used for basic calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication etc.

Though there are several free calculator replacement available for Windows, we just came across another interesting one called Command Line Calculator. The app does provide users with a interface to type in the commands, however it lacks a UI that is available with regular calculators for inputting numbers etc, making it look more like a command prompt.

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Synble: A Backup, Sync and Free SMS Tool For Nokia Smartphones

If you have ever wanted to or sync your mobile phone contacts, SMS messages, call history this tool we are going to introduce you to is the only one you may ever require.

Synble is a free application for Nokia Symbian/S60 phones that will allow you to sync and backup your contacts, SMS messages and your call history to a online location.

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Free Antivirus: Panda Cloud Antivirus

Every windows computer should make use of a Antivirus system to protect themselves from frequent attacks from viruses.

However finding a Antivirus software to suit users needs is a bit difficult task, considering that many AV softwares are known to slow down a system resulting in lesser performance for other applications.

Also Read: How To Keep your PC Safe and Secure?

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Google Blocking Access To Websites As Suspected Phishing Site When Using Google Ad Services

If you are a website owner using Google Ad Services Javascript code on your site, brace yourself for some drop in traffic.

Google has been displaying a Warning: Suspected phishing site!message for websites that use the Google Ad Services code on their website. This happens only when users are using the browser to browse to the site.

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Create Your Own Tiny URL Redirection Service

For quite sometime we have been using a custom redirection service for tracking few of the outgoing links from the site, however this redirection service runs on a different server and it if goes down, all those links will stop working.

Using a URL Shortening service is also not feasible since it would not give us the stats we require for tracking the outgoing links.

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How To Delete/Remove Services In Windows XP and Vista

Users can usually uninstall applications from their computers quite easily, however the same cannot be said for Windows services, of course you can disable a service, but the entry for it may still remain.

If you are looking for a way to completely delete a service in Windows XP and Vista, you are in the right place.

In this post we will see the steps for deleting a Windows service completely, rather than just disabling it.

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