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Firefox Add-ons for Web Developers

Firefox is any web developers dream just for its add-ons so many available to ease and speed up development. some prominent among them are listed here. 1. Tamper data This is used to view and modify HTTP/HTTPS headers and post parameters. 2. MeasureIt Using this one can draw out a ruler to get the pixel width and height of any element on a web page. 3. Colorzilla Colorzilla offers eyedropper, color picker,...

Celebrate the spirit of Onam

Its Onam time and and what better way to show the joyful spirit of Onam by wearing it on your sleeve oops I mean how about a twibbon on your twitter image??? Well follow the think http://twibbon.com/cause/onam/Join and do as shown below And your avatar on twitter  profile would show as below…. HAPPY ONAM TWEEPLE !!!! ...

Microsoft Surface will be live in 4 years

Here is the killer technology from Microsoft, Apple Keep an eye on it. ...

Nokia and their new Netbook

Nokia has announced it’s new notebook and the specifications by Nokia looks very impressive. this will be the first time that Nokia will be entering into the net book market. the specifications of the phone include 12 hours battery life , 3G/ HSDPA, and Wi-Fi connectivity, HDMI port, a display spanning 10 inches, and A-GPS integrated into it. Prices over the new net book will be announced only after the release...

Dr. Shashi Tharoor flagged off the ‘I am an Entrepreneur’ Campaign

Union Minister for State External Affairs, Govt. of India, Dr.Shashi Tharoor, flagged off the ‘I am an Entrepreneur’ Campaign from Technopark on August 21, 2009. Ms. Sheela Thomas IAS, Principal Secretary, Kerala State presided over the official inaugural session. Prof. Jyothi John, Hon Chief Editor, TechnoFIRST Magazine and Mr.Haroon.S, Business Head- AIRCEL, Mr. Sanjay Vijayakumar, CEO , MobME Wireless...

Firefox Mobile: Fennec 1.0 Beta 3

Mozilla rolled out Fennec 1.0 Beta 3 for Nokia N800 and N810 Internet Tablets. Fennec is the mobile version of Firefox. The latest beta is target for the Maemo operating system based on Linux. (This blog previously carried an article on Maemo). The latest release addresses issues relating to performances, user interfaces and themes refresh. the interface is targeted to the future with the ability to support...

Orkut Promote

Orkut has recently launched Orkut Promote anew tool which helps an Orkut user to promote anything that a users sees fit to all his or her Orkut friends. A user can promote anything pictures, blogs, communities and funny youtube videos. The tool allows one to create announcements and this can be sent to all of Orkut friends at one go. Along with the intended photos or youtube videos to be promoted one can add...

FIOS TV gets Twitter and Facebook

Verizon’s FIOS TV gets Twitter and Facebook widget. Compulsive users of Verizon’s FIOS TV can now get Twitter and Facebook cialis coupon free trial – foods contain sildenafil – sildenafil 100mg vaikutusaika – is viagra an over the counter drug – cheap cialis online canadian pharmacy streams live on their FIOS TV with the help of widgets dedicated to them. The drawback is...

Windows7 Aero Peek Pinning

Windows7  Aero Peek is the cool feature which makes every other window transparent while highlighting the thumbnail preview of an application window . This enables a clear view of the window which we want to take a look at. Clicking on a silver button at the bottom right corner of the window gives us a peek at the windows desktop making all other windows transparent and the gadgets which are free floating. Pinning...

How to search flickr photos by color ?

This might be interesting tip for all designers and all creative people. I just came to see this tool (Multicolr) which can help us to search flickr photos using color. This tool is a search by color tool for flickr. People behind multicolr is Tineye who are also behind reverse image search engine where in we can upload to TinEye and we can find out where it came from, how it is being used, if modified versions...

Windows Gmail Notifer Extension

There is a nice little application exclusively for Windows 7 which extends the functionality of Gtalk . The Gmail Notifier Extension adds additional features to the Gtalk notification environment. 1. The notifier allows us to see a preview of all the unread mails in the inbox. A button at the center allows access to the mail in the Gmail. 2. The jump list provides access to unread mail and clicking them will...

Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Have you ever thought of security in credit card transactions while you do online purchases ? You must be wondering when firefox prompt a security window before you navigate to payment page. Yes this is because there is some security protocol initiation called Transport Layer protocol for everything which involves security in internet. I would like to give you a brief idea about TLS which is the successor of...

Bit.ly overtakes TinyURL

Last year when twitter did not reach such mammoth proportions and shortening URL’s was not much in need TinyURL was the default URL shortener for Twitter. Then on July 14 2008 bit.ly was born and offered much more than what TinyURl offered and that included a very much shortened URL upto four characters and lot more anlaytics like how many clicked on the links and other statistics. Over the year more and...

Mozilla Lab Projects Bespin

Bespin an integral add-on that increases productivity and at the same time supports the open source community. The cope editor is based on HTML5 and is a true code editor which contains all the basic features that is required to write a code. The program features infinite amount of code lines and also provides syntax highlighting for major web languages like Javascript, CSS and HTML. The program also features...

Advantages and Strengths of XMPP

Advantages: The main advantages of XMPP is based on decentralization, its open standards, security and flexibility. As metioned one of the foremost advantages of using XMPP is that it is decentralized. this allows anyone to run their own XMPP server without the need of a central master server. This is very much similar to email. XMPP falls under open standards and it is formalized. Specifications have been...


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