Adding and Removing programs are part of a regular computer lifecycle. You may install new software and try it out, then uninstall it after a certain amount of the time. The regular Add Remove Program available using the keyboard shortcut appwiz.cpl when typed into the windows run dialog. Many users are not exactly happy with [...]Read More
I have been a beta participant in Microsoft Products and was also invited as a part of the closed beta to test out the new Windows Live Messenger 9.0 beta. Here are my views about the latest version of Windows Live Messenger.Read More
WordPress 2.3.1 has been released today and Techie Buzz has been updated using the handy plugin WordPress Automatic Upgrade. There were some bugs I found while updating from WordPress 2.3 to 2.3.1 due to database table name changes which has been fixed. I have released a new version 0.8 which should fix this error. WPAU [...]Read More
First of all I am not a SEO Specialist, I just play around with lots of stuff and happened to learn URL Tweaking for better SERP’s. If you are a WordPress user then you will not require to use this trick but if you are a webmaster who owns a product based site or some [...]Read More
There have been many a times when I forgotten to carry out tasks I was supposed to do just because I plain forgot them. I do write them down but sometimes those notes get neglected too. Tasks as simple as calling someone on a specific day or your doctors appointment can be forgotten quite easily. To overcome this I use a simple method so that I can get a SMS message a couple of hours before I am supposed to do something. You do not require to pay anything except if your cell phone provider charges you for incoming SMS messages.Read More
Changing your address for receiving Google AdSense payments is easy but changing a country is not such an easy process. The first thing I did when I moved to US was changed my country for my Google AdSense account because it would be beneficial for me to receive payments in US dollars rather than Indian Rupees which I earlier used to get and also since I got a bank account it US it meant faster payments than regular check payments.Read More
It is my pleasure to bring to you the news that WordPress Automatic Upgrade plugin won the third prize at the weblog tools collection plugin competition. It not only makes me proud but also more determined to create useful plugins for the community. The plugin competition was a 2 month long affair which saw a [...]Read More
Lots and lots of bugs and sleepless nights and no paid work later. Here is the next version of WPAU. I have fixed almost all of the bugs you have reported which I heartily thank each and every one of you for. Here is the NextG version of the plugin which works on most of [...]Read More
Update: If you are having issues with upgrading WordPress 2.7 and above, or if WPAU is not displaying a nag to upgrade, we have released a newer version, please read the release post for WordPress Automatic Upgrade 1.2.5. Update: This plugin apparently does not work well when the webuser and ftp users are different. I [...]Read More
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
Backing up data is a very critical part of your day to day computer life. To keep your files secure and safe from data crashes you should regulalry back up your data.
But how long can you sustain buying expensive backup devices and medias to keep your data safe. Backing up data is a costly affair if you have a lot of data to backup.Read More
Time to give another Desktop software the boot. With so many free and easy to use online picture editors avialable it is bye bye photoshop for me.
Though the online picture editors are not yet up to the mark to be used by professional designers, for folks like us who just want to create some snapshots for our blogs, these could prove to be quite useful.
I have been in touch with Google adsense support quite a few times, and at times they have contacted me with regards to my site not adhering to their policies. Overall it has been a great experience so would like to share a few tips to new and old adsense users about it. 1. You [...]Read More
Better Comments Manager is an extension of the default Wordpress comments manager. I have added two new features to the default Wordpress Comments Manager.Read More