Google Voice is a really awesome service, which provides you with an alternative number which you can use to manage your physical phones, and also setup rules and filtering so that you are not disturbed with unwanted calls or messages.
However, Google Voice goes much beyond this explanation and cannot be simplified it mere words. So what is the next best thing to get a hang of Google Voice? A video of course that takes your through the workings of Google Voice and explains to you what exactly it is.
So if you have been wondering what Google Voice is, watch the video below to clear your doubts. You can also head over to the Google Voice about page to learn more about it.
If you have created a personalized Twitter profile or want to add a custom background to your Twitter profile, here are some simple steps, which will show you how to do it.
Step 1: Login to your Twitter account and click on the Settings link on the top of the page.
Step 2: Click on the Design tabs in the navigation menu and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Step 3: Click on the Change background imagelink.
Step 4: Click the Choose Fileor Browsebutton and select the image you want to set as the background for twitter. Check the Tile background button if you want to tile the background in case it does not fit the screen.
Step 5: Click on the save changesbutton and wait a few seconds for the new background to be applied to your Twitter profile.
Hope that helped you out. Don’t forget to comment and tell us if you enjoyed the tip or faced any problems while changing your Twitter background.
Images are the heaviest components on a webpage and they can eat up a lot of internet bandwidth. If you are on a low bandwidth connection you can easily reduce bandwidth usage by disabling images from loading in Firefox.
Disabling images from loading is pretty simple and you do not need to add any Firefox add-ons . Follow the simple steps to disable images in Firefox.
Disable Images from Loading in Firefox
Step 1: Go to Tools -> Options in Firefox.
Step 2: Go to the content tab and de-select the checkbox next to Load images automatically.
Step 3: If you want certain sites to still load images you can click on the Exceptions button and add the URLs of the sites that you want images to load for.
That’s it the images will not load in Firefox unless you load it explicitly by right clicking on the image. If you are looking to block images for only certain sites you can always right click on a image on the page and select Block images from domain nameâ€¦.
Or a better solution would be to use the Image Block extension which will allow you to selectively block images on certain sites.
Sometimes you may come across files that have weird extensions .img and .ima are couple of them, first of these files may not be regular image files, but actually image copies of a drive or folder.
Img/Ima files are very similar to ISO files, however many backup softwares use .img and .ima format to store information.
According to Wikipedia a IMG file format can be any of these things;
A CD or DVD image file, essentially equivalent to an ISO file. On such a file, simply changing the extension from IMG to ISO can make it usable as the latter by most programs.
An archive format used for creating a disk image of floppy disks and HDDs. This allows for digital storage, transmission, and replication of floppy disks and HDDs. Files created using this format typically use the “.IMG” file extension.
A file in the Macintosh Disk Image format.
A graphics image format used in various ways by many different graphics software packages.
To open a .img or .ima file or mount it as a virtual drive you can use a software called Magic Disc, you can learn about how you can mount img files in this tutorial on mounting ISO files as a virtual drive, though the tutorial talks about ISO files, .img and .ima files can also be mounted in a similar way.
Twitter recently rolled out a new authentication mechanism that allows applications to authenticate users without the need to provide their twitter password.
However once you provide access to a application they have access to your data and account, and can also have write permissions to your account, which means that they can send out tweets on your behalf without you knowing.
Though the chances of that happening is pretty less, however you can revoke access to applications in twitter by following the simple steps given below.
Step 1: Login to your twitter account.
Step 2: Click on the settings link in the top right hand side.
Step 3: In the settings page click on the connections tab to view all the applications that have access to your account.
Step 4: Click on the revoke access links for the application you want to remove permission for.
That’s it the application will no longer have permission to access your account.
These days many users prefer to update their Facebook status with their twitter updates, however many times friends or family may not like the constant updates that come from your twitter stream to Facebook.
If you are looking for a way to stop updating your Facebook status with twitter updates, it is actually very simple.