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Microsoft Working On A New Secure Web Browser Gazelle?

Just when we thought the browser market was crowded enough, there is some news that Microsoft is working on a new browser named Gazelle. This news highly undermines the work Microsoft has put into developing Internet Explorer 8 [IE8].

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More research on the topic led us to some technical papers that delve on what Microsoft Gazelle is all about. The information provided is more technical at this point, but it certainly tells us more about what this new web browser Gazelle from Microsoft will be like.

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Convert PDF Files To Word Documents

PDF documents are usually not editable which makes it a hassle when you want to update a particular PDF document and add changes to it. However there are several tools which will help you convert PDF files into different formats.

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We came across another such service, which will help you to convert PDF files to Word Documents, making it much more easier for you to edit.

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Watch India vs. New Zealand 20-20 Series Live Online

Update: Watch The India vs NZ ODI Matches Live Here. Visit and bookmark Cricket Buzz to get all the latest cricket videos and live streaming.

India is off to start another grueling series back in New Zealand, a place where they were tormented back in 2002 and gave in pretty quickly, handing over marginal victories in both the Test series and the one day matches.

However, times have changed and this Indian team is on a trot, losing just one match from the last 17 they have played. Also the confidence in the team is pretty high at the moment, with a cool and calm Dhoni at the helm, and several hungry performers, who can win matches on their own.

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Spring Cleanup Your Twitter Account

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.

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Likewise your 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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Convert Webpages To PDF Files In Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari

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 , Internet explorer, Safari or user you can also save webpages as PDF files with the help of a handy bookmarklet.

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Upload Images To Facebook Using Windows Live Gallery

There are several times when you may have gone out on a trip or outing, or took photographs of something unique, however keeping those pictures to themselves, is something people rarely do and sharing them with friends and family is definitely the way to go.

One such way to share images is to upload them to popular social networking sites like Facebook and Orkut so that your friends can easily view, how you had fun and enjoyed your trip.

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Create Fonts From Your Handwriting

There are several ways in which you can download free fonts, however wouldn’t it be nicer if you could create fonts from your own handwriting?

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Well if you are itching to get a font which represents your own handwriting, you are going to love a free service called YourFonts, which  allows users to create fonts from their own handwriting.

Related: Free Font Viewers for Windows

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Google Tasks On Your Desktop [Featured Download]

In the past we have told you about getting Gmail on your desktop and getting Google calendar on your desktop, however Google tasks is another interesting new service, which allows you to create tasks from your email, or use it a regular To-Do list manager.

Wouldn’t it be nice though, if you could access Gmail tasks from your desktop? Well if you said yes, we just came across a interesting application, which will allow you to access Google Tasks from your desktop.

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Search Files On Megaupload: Megaupload Search Engines

In our earlier post, we had told you about some rapidshare search engines, that help you search for files on a popular file sharing network called Rapidshare, however Megaupload is another popular file sharing network and there are several thousand files uploaded there too.

If you are looking to search and download files from Megaupload, take a look at the most popular search engines for search files on the Megaupload network.

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Search Files on Rapidshare: Rapidshare Search Engines

Rapidshare is one of the most famous file sharing network and there are millions of files uploaded on Rapidshare, however those files can only be downloaded, if you know the direct link for them. However there are ways in which you can actually search the Rapidshare network.

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Here are some of the search engines you can use to search files specifically on the Rapidshare network. We must bring this to your attention that most of these search engines do not actually search the Rapidshare network, but instead search the websites and forums to find Rapidshare links to files.

Related: Use PDF Search Engine to Search PDF Files

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Best of Best: Tips for a Old PC and a New OS

As a part of our Endeavour to bring the best content to old and new readers alike, we announced yesterday that we would be featuring some of the best content from the past in our list, so that users who missed them can enjoy the .

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In the first in the series, we take a look at few articles which would help users who are looking to re-install a operating system or giveaway their old PC to someone else. We have covered things that users tend to overlook, so make sure to read those tips, bookmark them and print them for comfort.

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How To Access Blocked Websites?

There are several times when websites may be blocked in your school, college or at work, though that is not the end of the world, and you would still be able to access the websites by using a proxy website which uses a different IP address than the one directly used by your computer.

This in turn helps bypass your administrator’s block on the actual websites like , Facebook, Orkut and so on.

Related: Access Blocked Websites By Sending A Email

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Best Real-time Web Statistics Service

Having a popular website is definitely a delight, and many webmasters use several statistics programs and services to keep an eye on the number of visitors and page views they get each day.

Google Analytics is by far one of the best analytics service we have come across, however it does not provide users with real-time statistics which is why people prefer to use multiple stats services to track users.

Also Read: Monitor Website Uptime From Your Desktop

So what are the best real-time web statistics service? Read on to know more about them and their features.

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50 Useful Windows 7 Tips

has been making lots of news these days and people are saying good things about it for a change, there are also lots of flying around the blogosphere and earlier we had compiled a comprehensive list of ultimate tips and tricks for Windows 7.

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Just came across another 50 seriously useful Windows 7 tips by Tech Radar, which focuses on things that will make a real difference to your PC.

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Import Emails From Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL etc to Gmail

I remember using several email accounts, before switching all communications to , however with this change I had to leave my emails and contacts from my other email accounts as it is.

However Gmail has now addressed this issue with a new feature which will allow users to import emails and contacts from their older accounts into Gmail.

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The service to import emails is powered by TrueSwitch, a service provider that specializes in email migration.

The service has gone live and will be seen by select few users only right now. However Gmail will make it available to more users in near future.

You can find more information about the import feature by visiting the Official Google Help Page for importing data to Gmail.