StumbleUpon is a social network which brings in steady traffic rather than bringing a burst and disappearing altogether. The only problem with StumbleUpon though was that it pre-dominantly supported stumbling through toolbars only, unless a website has a StumbleUpon button to make things easier for you.
Having toolbars for each and every browser is not easy though, and the team at StumbleUpon will be releasing a new web toolbaron Tuesday, which could fit into any browser without users having to install anything. The toolbar would actually be a (i)frame, that would give users stumbling options, just like a regular toolbar.
Related: OperaStumbler adds StumbleUpon Features for Opera
Continue reading StumbleUpon From Any Browser, Coming Soon?
Finding the best deals and prices on the Internet is definitely not easy and you have to visit multiple websites to compare prices between them and find the lowest price for buying a product.
Related: 31 places to stop by before shopping on the Internet.
FoxyPrices is a handy extension that shows you non-intrusive alerts while browsing for products, the alerts shown do not contain any spyware or adware links as well as do not link to affiliates.
Continue reading FoxyPrices Shows You Lowest Prices While You Shop Online [Featured Firefox Extension]
After having installed over 50 extensions in Firefox, my right click menu has grown over bounds, the one thing I live above Google Chrome is the fact that it only shows me only essential contextual options when I right click on certain objects in a page.
For example take a look at the screenshots, for the contextual menus shown when I right click on a image or link in Google Chrome.
Continue reading FFChrome Brings Google Chrome Contextual Right Clicks To Firefox [Featured Firefox Extension]
Every software these days focus on having tabs to help you easily manage multiple files or browsing session in a single instance, the tab functionality though it restricted to browsers, PDF file viewers, text editors etc.
For applications such as command prompt and cygwin, there are very less alternatives for tabbed interface, being a programmer I prefer using tabs since it eases managing multiple sessions / windows and adds to my productivity while dealing with CLI interfaces.
Related: Tabbed Interface for Putty
Continue reading Tabbed Interface for Command Prompt and Cygwin with Console
Windows 7 the next-gen operating system is finally getting ready and it should hit the markets in mid 2009, many of you may wonder what the new operating system looks like, well most of the looks are borrowed from Windows Vista itself, but there are several new things people would definitely like.
Hopefully Microsoft should be able to deliver on time, the Vista debacle is still strongly talked about as a failure point for the lack of popularity the latest OS got.
Also Read: Customize Windows Vista With Windows 7 Customization pack.
Continue reading Another Round of Leaked Windows 7 M3 Screenshots
Outlook security settings restrict / block access to several executable files that are sent to you as a attachment, though the security is not questionable, there are several times when legit attachments are blocked by Outlook.
I came across such a problem when a colleague emailed me a .bat (batch) file, as a attachment. Outlook simply blocked access to the file, and it also did not provide me with a option to unblock the attachment.
Continue reading How To Unblock .exe And Other Blocked Attachments In Microsoft Outlook? [Featured Outlook Download]
The Windows Vista start menu has definitely become quite useful, with the ability to search. Start++ pimps up the start menu and adds in some cool new features, which makes the start menu a one-stop place for finding weather updates, displaying your Google calendar agenda, viewing top stories in Digg and also the ability to send a tweet to twitter right from the start menu.
In addition to the features above you can also search the web directly by starting searches using keywords such as g for Google, y for Yahoo, l for Live search, w for Wikipedia and so on.
Continue reading Start++ Adds Kick-Ass Features to Windows Vista Start Menu [Featured Download]
Have you come across a scenario where you have sent a email but forget to attach a file with it? If you have been through the Oops, I forgot to attach the filescenario more than once, Gmail labs has added another cool feature called Forgotten Attachment Detector, that will alert you, if you forget to add a attachment to a email.
Many of us have experienced the embarrassment of having sent a message without attaching the file we said we were going to attach. Turn on the Forgotten Attachment Detector in Labs, and you’ll get an alert if you mention attaching a file but forget to do so.
Continue reading Gmail Labs Adds Attachment Reminder Feature [Forgotten Attachment Detector]
Google Chrome is only available for Windows officially but there is a workaround which will allow you to run Chrome on a Linux flavor like Ubuntu.
Codeweavers have released a version of Google Chrome that will run on any Linux flavor as well as on a Mac, so if you have been using these OS and have been waiting for Google to officially launch a version, you can cut short the wait period and use the Crossover Chromium to run Google Chrome on a Linux or Mac.
Crossover Chromium: Google Chrome for Linux and Mac
Google docs is probably one of the best online document creation and management service, we have been using it to conduct interviews, collaborate expenses sheets with roommates, sharing and collaborating API docs and more. Over the time we have used and come across several interesting tools that enhance the usability of Google Docs as well make it much more easier to use.
Must Read: Make Firefox more Productive with Add-ons and Extensions
gDocsBar Firefox Extension
gDocsBar is a add-on for Firefox which allows you to access Google Docs from the sidebar. You can easily drag and drop documents to sidebar to upload it to your Google Docs account. The add-on also allows you to easily search and filter docs. Download gDocsBar.
Continue reading Get The Best Out Of Google Docs With These Useful Tools