Friday, 8 November 2013

Friday, 25 October 2013

10 Must have Firefox plugins

Firefox is very popular web browser.firefox It is favourite browser among most of the people in the world. Firefox provides many excellent features, however sometimes, firefox, lacks what we need. But this is NOT the end of the world. There are lots of plugins available which can integrate with firefox and fill our needs.

Here are list of 10 must have firefox plugins

Clipmarks

Ever wish you could "clip" a piece of a Web page the way you'd tear an article from a magazine? Clipmarks lets you do exactly that, then tag, store, organize, and share your clips. The site's simple toolbar is available for both Firefox and Internet Explorer. Download Now

DownThemAll 1.0

This download manager lets you speed up, queue, and batch downloads from the Web based on your previously defined patterns. Download Now

Foxmarks Bookmark Synchronizer 1.0.1

Foxmarks synchs your bookmarks among different PCs and operating systems, making it perfect for getting your office and home bookmark libraries in harmony. Download Now

FoxyTunes 2.96

FoxyTunes can control any of over 30 media players (including iTunes, Musicmatch Jukebox, and Windows Media Player) straight from the browser window. Artist and track information, play controls, and a slider to adjust volume are presented discreetly in your browser. Download Now

Gmail Manager 0.5.4

This extension that lets you manage multiple Gmail accounts and receive new mail announcements as a pop-up on your status bar, eliminating the need to keep Gmail open in a separate window. Download Now

Googlepedia 0.5.1

Googlepedia shows you the most relevant Wikipedia article alongside your Google search results. Download Now

Greasemonkey

Greasemonkey lets you customize the way Web pages look and work. There are hundreds of scripts available for free, allowing for a huge variety of customization. Download Now

Reload Every

This extension allows you to program Firefox to refresh all open tabs, or one tab, after a set amount of time. It's especially useful for monitoring very active forums. Download Now

Session Manager

Session Manager lets you save the layout and addresses of all your tabs when you shut down Firefox, allowing you to keep that same layout when you open the browser up again.

Tree Style Tab 0.6.2

As the name suggests, this extension allows you to have a tree-style tab bar, like the folder-view tree that's used in Windows Explorer.

Monday, 21 October 2013

Forward Gmail emails to facebook inbox

INTRODUCTION

Are you too lazy to check your Gmail for new emails? But you don't want to miss any important email.
What if you will get all your Gmail emails in your facebook inbox?

In this tutorial I'll tell you how to forward Gmail emails to your facebook inbox.

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PROCEDURE

Step 1

Goto Gmail.com and log in to your account.

Step 2

Go to settings tab and then go to POP/IMAP.

forward gmail to facebook

Now in Add a forwarding address box add your facebook email address.

NOTE: Your facebook email is same as your facebook username@facebook.com

Step 3

Now go to facebook.com and login into your account and go to messages. Check in other messages in your inbox for confirmation message. Now click on the confirmation link to confirm receiving forwarded emails into your facebook inbox.

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Sunday, 20 October 2013

How to display Chitika ads on blogger

INTRODUCTION

Chitika is a search targeted advertisemet network which can help you to earn money by displaying their ads in your blog/website.

PROCEDURE


1. Register a Publisher account on Chitika, click here to Register.
2. In the application form, fill it with your information.
3. After submitting the application form, a message saying "Your application has been submitted for review" will appear.
4. Now go to your email and click the VERIFICATION LINK. Input your valid address and the Description of your blog. After that click the SUBMIT button.
5. Wait about a day to know whether Chitika approved or disapproved your blog Publisher application. Assuming that your blog is APPROVED. Log in on your Chitika publisher account.
Go to AD SETUP > TYPES OF ADS > TEXT ADS.
6. When you are in the CODE GENERATOR, you can customize your CHITIKA AD there. You can also change the AD SIZE in FORMAT. When you are done customizing your ad, click the GET CODE button.
7. Now COPY your Chitika Ad Code and goto blogger and sign in and then Go to LAYOUT > ADD A GADGET > HTML/JavaScript and paste the Ad Code there.
DONE!

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Friday, 18 October 2013

Common Computer Acronyms


Here is a list of Common Computer Acronyms and there full forms.
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---A---

ADSL - Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AGP - Accelerated Graphics Port
ALI - Acer Labs, Incorporated
ALU - Arithmetic Logic Unit
AMD - Advanced Micro Devices
APC - American Power Conversion
ASCII - American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASIC - Application Specific Integrated Circuit
ASPI - Advanced SCSI Programming Interface
AT - Advanced Technology
ATI - ATI Technologies Inc.
ATX - Advanced Technology Extended

--- B ---

BFG - BFG Technologies
BIOS - Basic Input Output System
BNC - Barrel Nut Connector

--- C ---

CAS - Column Address Signal
CD - Compact Disk
CDR - Compact Disk Recorder
CDRW - Compact Disk Re-Writer
CD-ROM - Compact Disk - Read Only Memory
CFM - Cubic Feet per Minute (ft/min)
CMOS - Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CPU - Central Processing Unit
CTX - CTX Technology Corporation (Commited to Excellence)

--- D ---


DDR - Double Data Rate
DDR-SDRAM - Double Data Rate - Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
DFI - DFI Inc. (Design for Innovation)
DIMM - Dual Inline Memory Module
DRAM - Dynamic Random Access Memory
DPI - Dots Per Inch
DSL - See ASDL
DVD - Digital Versatile Disc
DVD-RAM - Digital Versatile Disk - Random Access Memory

--- E ---

ECC - Error Correction Code
ECS - Elitegroup Computer Systems
EDO - Extended Data Out
EEPROM - Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EPROM - Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EVGA - EVGA Corporation

--- F ---

FC-PGA - Flip Chip Pin Grid Array
FDC - Floppy Disk Controller
FDD - Floppy Disk Drive
FPS - Frame Per Second
FPU - Floating Point Unit
FSAA - Full Screen Anti-Aliasing
FS - For Sale
FSB - Front Side Bus

--- G ---

GB - Gigabytes
GBps - Gigabytes per second or Gigabits per second
GDI - Graphical Device Interface
GHz - GigaHertz

--- H ---

HDD - Hard Disk Drive
HIS - Hightech Information System Limited
HP - Hewlett-Packard Development Company
HSF - Heatsink-Fan

--- I ---

IBM - International Business Machines Corporation
IC - Integrated Circuit
IDE - Integrated Drive Electronics
IFS- Item for Sale
IRQ - Interrupt Request
ISA - Industry Standard Architecture
ISO - International Standards Organization

--- J ---

JBL - JBL (Jame B. Lansing) Speakers
JVC - JVC Company of America

--- K ---

Kbps - Kilobits Per Second
KBps - KiloBytes per second

--- L ---

LG - LG Electronics
LAN - Local Area Network
LCD - Liquid Crystal Display
LDT - Lightning Data Transport
LED - Light Emitting Diode

--- M ---

MAC - Media Access Control
MB - MotherBoard or Megabyte
MBps - Megabytes Per Second
Mbps - Megabits Per Second or Megabits Per Second
MHz - MegaHertz
MIPS - Million Instructions Per Second
MMX - Multi-Media Extensions
MSI - Micro Star International

--- N ---

NAS - Network Attached Storage
NAT - Network Address Translation
NEC - NEC Corporation
NIC - Network Interface Card

--- O ---

OC - Overclock (Over Clock)
OCZ - OCZ Technology
OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer

--- P ---

PC - Personal Computer
PCB - Printed Circuit Board
PCI - Peripheral Component Interconnect
PDA - Personal Digital Assistant
PCMCIA - Peripheral Component Microchannel Interconnect Architecture
PGA - Professional Graphics Array
PLD - Programmable Logic Device
PM - Private Message / Private Messaging
PnP - Plug 'n Play
PNY - PNY Technology
POST - Power On Self Test
PPPoA - Point-to-Point Protocol over ATM
PPPoE - Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
PQI - PQI Corporation
PSU - Power Supply Unit

--- R ---

RAID - Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks
RAM - Random Access Memory
RAMDAC - Random Access Memory Digital Analog Convertor
RDRAM - Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
ROM - Read Only Memory
RPM - Revolutions Per Minute

--- S ---

SASID - Self-scanned Amorphous Silicon Integrated Display
SCA - SCSI Configured Automatically
SCSI - Small Computer System Interface
SDRAM - Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SECC - Single Edge Contact Connector
SODIMM - Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module
SPARC - Scalable Processor ArChitecture
SOHO - Small Office Home Office
SRAM - Static Random Access Memory
SSE - Streaming SIMD Extensions
SVGA - Super Video Graphics Array
S/PDIF - Sony/Philips Digital Interface

--- T ---

TB - Terabytes
TBps - Terabytes per second
Tbps - Terabits per second
TDK - TDK Electronics
TEC - Thermoelectric Cooler
TPC - TipidPC
TWAIN - Technology Without An Important Name
TCP - Transmission Control Protocol

--- U ---

UART - Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
USB - Universal Serial Bus
UTP - Unshieled Twisted Pair

--- V ---

VCD - Video CD
VPN - Virtual Private Network

--- W ---

WAN - Wide Area Network
WTB - Want to Buy
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get

--- X ---


XGA - Extended Graphics Array
XFX - XFX Graphics, a Division of Pine
XMS - Extended Memory Specification
XT - Extended Technology

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Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Add custom background to firefox New Tab

Introduction

Download this tutorial in pdf format If you are a Mozilla Firefox user then you might be aware of New Tab page in Firefox which shows your recently visited web pages as 3x3 grid of tiles. But the Backgroud of this page is White. You can change the background of New Tab Page to whatever image you want. You can also change the Background of Firefox Homepage (about:home).
Here is the Screen shot of New Tab Page after applying Custom Background to New Tab Page:



Getting Started

To Add custom Background to Firefox New Tab and Homepage we will require a firefox addon called Stylish.

Okay, Now that you've downloaded Stylish, let's add custom background to firefox New Tab page

Step 1

Open firefox and go to tools--> Add-Ons tab (or Press Ctrl+Shift+A).

Step 2

Now you can see in the left pane, "User Styles", Click on "User Styles" tab.


Step 3




In the Right pane there is a button "Write New Style", click on it. Name it whatever you want and in the code window paste the following codes:
/*wallpaper for the about:newtab*/ @-moz-document url("about:newtab"){#newtab-scrollbox{background:url("file:///c:/panda.jpg") no-repeat !important; background-size:100% !important;} }

Replace "file:///c:/panda.jpg" with the location of the image you want to use.
Save it! Done!

You can also change the HomePage (about:home) background too. To change Home Page background add the following codes:
/*wallpaper for the about:newtab and about:home*/ @-moz-document url("about:newtab"), url("about:home") {/*for the new tab page*/ #newtab-scrollbox {background : url("file:///c:/panda.jpg") no-repeat !important; background-size : 100% !important; } /*for homepage*/ body{background: url("file:///c:/panda.jpg") no-repeat !important; background-size :100% !important;} #launcher {background-color : rgba(0,0,0,0.8) !important;}}

Home Page screen shot:



Now Save it! Done!

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Activate God Mode in Windows 7

Introuduction

What is God Mode?
If you haven't heard of God Mode then God Mode is a feature in Windows 7 which brings together a long list of customization settings allowing you to change all your settings from one place.
Here's a screen shot of how God Mode looks:

godmode.jpg

Let's Do it

Step 1: Create a folder in your computer.
Step 2: Name your New Folder to this:
GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

Step 3: Now your folder should look like this:
folder-icon
Now you have succesfully activated the God Mode.
Open the GodMode folder and you can see a huge list of controls!!!

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