Many extensions come with their own menus and all of these are added to the default Tools menu, making it much more harder to navigate through. I personally have a lot of extensions that come with their own menus and with all those additional menus it makes my Tools menu look more cluttered and hard [...]Read More
I recently implemented a Google Custom search on this blog by following some good advice from Maki on how to set up Google custom search. The steps included creating a new page and adding the Google Custom search code to it, all went fine with the setup, but I came across a problem where I [...]Read More
Update: Watch The Cricket Matches Live at a new home. Visit and bookmark Cricket Buzz to get all the latest cricket videos and live streaming. Ok a real quickie I am currently watching the semi final between India and Australia online so wanted to share how I am doing it, you can also watch the [...]Read More
Many a times in out professional or personal lives we may need to travel from one place to another, during those times it may be hard to check or respond to emails. Most of the mobile phones today allow people to download and view the emails on their mobiles, but with roaming and data transfer [...]Read More
Windows Vista sports a cool look and so does Yahoo Messenger for Windows Vista. If you are bored with your old XP Yahoo Messenger look here is a simple way how you can make it look like the Yahoo Messenger in Windows Vista. Yahoo Messenger like many other softwares allows users to customize the look [...]Read More
Many a times when you download software you will get it as a ISO or a CD image file formats which are just a image of the actual CD drive. An ISO file needs to be burned on a CD or DVD so that you can use or install the software.
For those who do not have a CD / DVD burner this may cause a lot of problems as those files will be rendered as useless.Read More
RapidShare and MegaUpload are very popular file sharing service that allow users to upload and download large files. The Free accounts have many restrictions on free accounts and do not allow you to download more than a specified limit within a time span. They have very strict checks over IP addresses so you may not [...]Read More
In one of my recent articles I had talked about the useful tools which can be used to upload content to your web site. But how would it sound if you can access the FTP server as a normal drive on your Windows PC. Imagine just simply copy pasting files to your FTP server all [...]Read More
Many useful software’s come as standalone software which means that you do not need to install them to make use of those programs, usually these files are executables (exe) which can run by double clicking on them. I use a variety of such software’s and have often felt the need to have them run automatically [...]Read More
The one change that I liked when I transitioned from Windows 98 to Windows XP was the new look and feel. Windows 98 was amazingly boring in looks and Windows XP just the hip thing that I wanted. A incredible long wait later came Windows Vista which took the oomph factor to a new level [...]Read More
I have recently received a few complaints about users receiving fatal errors while activating plugins. Though this can basically be caused by two things one of them being a faulty plugin itself in which case you will get some error description along with line number etc in the plugin file. The other reason could be [...]Read More
There are many a times when I have closed Firefox in a hurry while using the hotkey Ctrl + W though I never intended to do so. It’s quite annoying at times and then I have to restart Firefox which is slow at times and go to history and load the last page. Even though [...]Read More
Many a times on different web pages we have to search for similar words. The Firefox search is quite easy and pressing a “/” without the quotes displays a search box where you can type in what you want to search for simple and easy. Now what happens when you want to search for the [...]Read More
I recently released a new Wordpress theme for my blog and tested it out in various browsers. Thanks to all my commentators who pointed out issues and even suggested changes for making the theme better.
The one issue that no one pointed out to me was the transparency issue with my logo image in IE6. The logo image was looking a little weird in IE6 browsers. I could not figure out as to why it was happening but a quick Google search and I came across what the problem was and how to resolve it.
I was reading a nice little post on Lifehack.org about creating strong passwords but decided to share a little trick to create passwords that you can easily remember and are also strong.
The key is to substitute alphabets with either numbers or symbols while you mix cases.Read More