This post is a part of the user recommendation marathon where users asked us about several tips and tricks which could help them, in this post regular reader Nancy recommends a question to us. Nancy asks us Gmail shows me that I have 700 emails in my Inbox, due to several things I have not [...]Read More
This is part of the user recommendation marathon where we write articles based on recommendations users have given us. In this we are going to answer a question Ashley recommended to us. Ashley asks I have a company email account which is regular webmail provided by our hosting provider, I can access all the mails [...]Read More
The Windows Desktop is used widely by users to store shortcut icons for their favorite applications, downloaded files, important notes and so on. The desktop can be easily accessed by using the hotkey’s Windows + D or Windows + M but in process of using these keys you may have to minimize any current applications [...]Read More
Bookmarking is a integral part of your browser and over a period of time you may have collected hundreds and thousands of bookmarks. There are various ways to synchronize and backup your bookmarks that we have already talked about. But the fact that many people do not know the basic way to backup bookmarks from [...]Read More
Most of the laptop users do not shutdown their PC and make use of the Stand By or Hibernate mode so that they can quickly start working from where they had left earlier. Many a times you may not know since how long your PC has been running since you last restarted it. Quite some [...]Read More
Most laptops and desktop factory models come built in with only one drive no matter how huge your hard drive is. This can be pretty annoying when you want to re-format your PC, in those cases you may first have to move all your data to a external drive before performing a fresh install. Windows [...]Read More
I have been installing quite a lot of softwares and many of those want me to restart the computer so that their changes are applied to the PC. While browsing my feeds I came across a cool unrelated tip by DailyApps which talked about restarting the Explorer.exe cleanly, in that I saw another cool tip [...]Read More
.RM files, short for ‘Real Media’ are media files that may contain audio and video or either of them. Some sites use the RM format to stream audio or/and video to your computer. So how do you open .RM files and get them played on your computer?Read More
I recently switched to Winamp, thanks to a friend’s recommendation. One thing that’s been keeping me away from this player is the fact that it looks ugly (well, atleast to my eyes). There are lots of skins, I know, but they aren’t professional looking. But I really loved Winamp because it’s very customizable. I tried [...]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
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
The web world is all about keywords and many people have to write and research on particular topics for which data needs to be gathered from the web. Many bloggers have niche blogs that they run based on various keywords. For example John Chow has a targeted keyword Make money online. For all this you need to research on those keywords so that you have the relevant information before you can write your post or thesis or complete your project.
If you tend to focus on few keywords and waste a lot of time researching on those keywords then here is a simple way in which you can save a lot of time for yourself.Read More
Top Commentators plugin highlights the commentators who comment frequently on your blog. It has been a great plugin to reward regular commentators since wordpress started adding nofollow to commentators website url in regular comments to thwart spammers. Adding nofollow to links tells search engines that they should not be follow it as a part of a link from the current site. Techie Buzz does follow all your comments with a DoFollow plugin.
Coming back even though top commentators plugin allows you to reward regular commentators there are many a sites that I have come across that have the owner of the site featuring in the top commentators section.Read More
You may have come across lots of files which you can open in different software’s. Every file extensions have certain applications they can open in. Some file extensions can open in multiple software’s too, for example a jpg file can open in the default windows photo viewer or Photoshop or a custom software you have chosen.
When you install a software sometimes it is programmed within the installation to set up the software as the default viewer for a particular or multiple extensions. For example if you install Firefox it will set itself as the default viewer for HTM and HTML files. Of course you can disallow this from happening in the advanced options while installing the software or by modifying the options in your favorite software to set it as the default one.Read More