All posts by Keith Dsouza

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.

See Which Users Have Added Your Tweets as Favorites

users have a option to favorite tweets they like, but users in general do not have any way to know when their tweets have been added as favorites.

But like always there is a solution and it’s called Google, using Google you can easily search the tweets (you made) that other users have added as favorites.

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Lookup Dictionary, Acronyms, Hashtags, Weather and More On Twitter With TwitLookup

If you have been wondering the lack of posts in the last couple of days, I have a very valid reason for keeping away. After having developed the Gtalk/Jabber Dictionary Lookup Bot, I Have been working on another pet project that will allow for easier lookups of dictionary, acronyms, #hashtags, weather and more on .

The results of the project is out, and users now have a new tool called TwitLookup, a friendly and useful twitter lookup robot, that will allow users to find dictionary meanings, local weather, meanings for acronyms (FYI, AFAIK, etc), meaning for hashtags used on twitter (#twitter, #sxsw, etc) and live cricket scores.

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Google Analytics For Desktops

The Google Analytics team has just released a new API, allowing developers to take the analytics data and create customized applications from them, this news is pretty exciting, since having a desktop tool to keep track of Google analytics, can save publishers a lot of time.

If you are looking for a free tool to monitor Google analytics from your desktop, a tool called Polaris can come to good use.

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Lookup Bot: Search Dictionary Words From Instant Messengers [Exclusive Techie Buzz Tools]

I am happy to announce another new exclusive Techie Buzz offering, which will allow users to query dictionary for words, through instant messaging services like Gtalk/Jabber, AIM, MSN and Yahoo.

I built this utility so that users can lookup words while checking emails, without having to open new browser windows, the tool currently lookups the dictionary for single words, however multiple words may work, but nothing is guaranteed.

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Windows 7 Date/Time Format In Windows XP & Vista

has several new things built into it, one of it is that it displays both the date as well as the time in the system tray.

Windows XP and do not have this feature built into them, but if you want to display the date and time in the system tray, AskVG has discovered a tiny portable utility called TClock will help you with it.

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Free Tools To Encrypt Files on Windows

There may be tons of files lying on your hard drive which contain sensitive information such as webmail passwords, banking information and so on, leaving those files unencrypted can get you into a lot of trouble, if someone gets access to them.

Technically speaking,encryption is the process of transforming information using an algorithm (called cipher) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.

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Cleanup Temporary IE Files and Settings With IEClean

[Internet Explorer only] IEClean is a small software that will allow you to clean IE history, cookies, temporary files, typed URLs and form history with a single click.

It is the fastest way to cleanup after yourself when you have used Internet Explorer on a computer, but do not want people to know where you surfed to. Or you can use this software to quickly reclaim some diskspace.

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Automatically Sort Downloads In Firefox

Downloading files with can get pretty tedious when you want to sort files into different folders, for example image files (JPG/GIF/PNG) to images folder, MP3 files to music folders and so on.

Not that there Firefox lacks that allow users to sort downloads, but we came across another one, that allows users to create filters to automatically sort the downloads in Firefox.

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Google AdSense Discontinues Video Units

has just intimated publishers that they will not longer be support video unit ads starting May 1st.

The reason for removing support for video units was given as lack of performance, though I haven’t personally tried out Google AdSense video units, if you have tried it out on your website, do give me your feedback on how it has worked out for you.

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Three Things To Do After Installing Google Chrome

This is a guest post by Shankar Ganesh from Killer Tech Tips. If you want to write a guest post for us, feel free to contact us.

is a pretty slick and fast browser that is out in the wild today. Although it hasn’t captured a big market share, I bet a lot of people will begin using it the day Google Chrome makes it easier for developers to make add-ons.

Although Google Chrome is radical in many aspects, it still comes with a few annoyances that you should disable or remove, and here’s how you can do that:

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