20 Things I learned about Browsers and the Web by Google Chrome Team

on Friday, December 24, 2010

I just came across a nice little website which has been compiled by the Google Chrome Team.  Its content is clear from its heading.  Its about complex things of the modern day internet explained in simple and straightforward words. 
20 things i learned about browsers and web

Find out if your email has been read

on Saturday, December 18, 2010

SpyPig is a site which notifies when an email sent by you is read by the recipient.  The service is free and easy to set up.

Find out if your email has been read
For that you need to browse to their website and enter your email address, the message title, select the image of your choice and the number of notifications you like to receive.  Once you have done that, the image is displayed below the form, which you will have to copy to your mail before the activation counter reaches 0.

Access blocked websites using UltraSurf

on Sunday, December 12, 2010

UltraSurf is a free software which can be used to browse websites which are otherwise censored.  

The software uses advance encryption techniques which makes your surfing truly anonymous.  The advance proxy technology used by them hides your real IP address from everyone else and hence it can ideally be called an anti-censorship software.  

Boot Multiple Operating Systems from a USB drive

MultiBootISO is a free software with which you can put multiple Operating Systems in your USB drive and then boot through it.

Boot multiple OS from usb driveThis utility made for Windows can make your USB drive to boot through a number of Operating Systems.  The number depends only on the size of the USB drive that you have.  On other words, the software is a GRUB Multiple OS loader on your pendrive. 

To make your USB drive bootable, first you will have to download the software.  Then by the help of the software, you can drop ISO files of the Operating Systems you choose.

Apart from the OSes, there are rescue programs and utilities like GParted Partition disc, Ophcrack, and virus scanners.

Organize your Photos and Videos with Pictomio

on Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Pictomio is a free photo and video organiser with excellent features.  Its interface is very cool and those who like those 3D views and wonderful features would certainly love to have it. 

Download images from websites in a single click

on Saturday, December 4, 2010

All of us copy various images from websites.  While there may be other ways of doing it, most of us would click on the image and then save it to our computer.   The other option for us is to hit the PrintScreen button and then save the images.

OutWit images is a very useful Firefox addon for those who regularly download pictures from websites.  It is free and easy to use.  With a single click, all the pictures in the webpage are downloaded to your computer.  It is even possible to select individual pictures too.

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