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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...

Microsoft Office 2010

Microsoft is all set to launch Microsoft Office 2010 codenamed Office 14 an upgraded version of Microsoft Office 2007. Sources say that Office 2010 will be released in the second half of 2010. The new version will be available for Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista and Windows7. Microsoft has claimed that Office 2010 will be more role based than the previous versions. Many of the features incorporated will be tailor...

Chrome OS

Chrome OS is all announced and one has to only wait and see whether it will be any match for Windows or Mac OS. Google in its official blog has announced that Chrome OS is nothing but a natural extension to its Chrome browser. It is entirely focused on the internet and is mainly targeted at net savvy users. They say the reason for the development of Chrome OS is that present day OS evolved at a time when internet...

Bingtweets

Microsoft recently launched Bingtweets a totally new search engine which combines the power of Bing search engine and popular twitter updates. This was launched in collaboration with Twitter and Federated Media. The great advantage of this new web application is it combines the best of Bing while providing the best of Twitter on a sidebar on the left. Microsoft’s Bing already sported Twitter search results...

StaNav Technologies

StaNav technologies ( a pioneer of GPS Navigation in India and provider of India’s 1st GPS navigation software, SatGuide) recently sent us an email asking us to consider their product SatGuide PND Moov 300. Priced at Rs.16,990.This device comes preloaded with details of 200+ cities on Guide maps and more than 15 lakh destinations and can be quite handy for the regular traveler. Voice prompted directions and...

Improved Password Recovery for Google

Forgetting passwords and retrieving them can be a tedious process and can lead to loss of vital data especially if the service is something like Google . Now Google has extended the features for password recovery option. This includes a password recovery process by sending text message to the user. All one need to do is go to settings and ans select “Password Recovery Options” . Then all one need...

Binny’s Plugin Week 2

One of my friend Binny introduced a concept called plugin week, the idea is to release plugins for an entire week. After the success of plugin week 1 which happened last december (2008) he started week 2 now. But there is a difference in this new plugin week, he is also releasing plugins for Drupal, Gimp and some other open source tool. So far binny released three plugins for week 2, I appreciate Binny’s...

XMPP

Extendible Messaging and Prescence Protocol is based on Xml and is open source and is used in the real time instant messaging and prescence information. Now it is usually a platform on which third party applications like Gtalk, Pidgin and other open source IM clients are based. XMPP as a protocol has gained wide acceptance and can be seen from the popularity it enjoys. It nowadays find itself being extended...


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