Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Open IE in Firefox

Even how much you love Firefox, Occasionally you need to use IE for some purposes like to visit Windows Update site. Telugu language rendering in Firefox is also not good. For these types of things you need to use IE. Using the following icon you can open that telugu site in IE in a tab of the current Firefox window. So that you are really opening IE, but you are managing all in a single window on the taskbar.


With this add-on, you can right click on a link and select 'open Link in IE Tab'. Actually you can configure some sites to be automatically opened with IE. You don't need to do anything, when you open one of these sites, rendering engine will automatically change to IE.

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Check your page rank, alexa rank

You can check your site's page rank, alexa traffic rank. You can also know how many pages in your site are indexed by Google, Yahoo, and MSN search engines.


Friday, January 25, 2008

Utility softwares for Windows XP

You can find lot of utility softwares for windows XP, like Process Explorer, AutoRuns, at the following location.


Alternative for Task Manager

Power Toys for Windows XP

Power toys add fun and functionality to the windows, like Tweak UI. See a complete listing of the power toys at the following location.


Write in Telugu

There are lot of tools available on the web to type in Telugu. Some of them are listed below.

You can find more resources at the following link http://wiki.etelugu.org/Unicode_Editors

Type in Telugu

Download Telugu Fonts

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You can download Telugu fonts at the following locations.

Bapu Font
Pothana/Vemana Font
Lohit Font

More new fonts (Ponnala Font, Ravi Prakash Font, Lakkireddy Font) are developed and released for free recently. You can download them at below location.


and there are few more fonts at 

Link: eTelugu

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Know meaning by email

There are lot of dictionaries are available. You can go to your favorite site and can know the meaning. But, what if you if you are denied access to the Internet. There is a way, if you have access to email service. You can look for meaning, synonyms, acronyms, and anagrams.

Send an email to wsmith@wordsmith.org with subject line as "define word" (without quotes). Word is the term you want to know the meaning.

Send an email to wsmith@wordsmith.org with subject line as "synonym word".

Send an email to wsmith@wordsmith.org with subject line as "acronym word". Don't put periods in the acronym.

Send an email to wsmith@wordsmith.org with subject line as "anagram word".

A Word for A Day:
You can get a word with its meaning, origin, and pronunciation in your mail by sending an email to wsmith@wordsmith.org with subject line as "subscribe YourName".

Link: http://wordsmith.org/awad/ws.html

Read More:
Learn words - Donate Food
Do more using email

Saturday, January 19, 2008

eSnips: 5 GB free space

Here is another site which provides free online storage.


This site offers 5 GB of free space. You can easily share your files with others. So, give this a try.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Oracle buys Bea, Sun buys MySQL

Oracle is buying Bea Systems Inc, vendor of the application server Weblogic for $8.5 billion. (read more)
Sun buys opensource database provider MySQL for $1 billion. (read more)

Thursday, January 10, 2008

5 GB free online storage

See this site


This site is offering you 5 GB space freely. You can create slide shows by combining pictures and music files. You can set different permissions, so you can easily share your files with your friends or entire world.

By installing Xdrive desktop software, you can treat your xdrive account as a drive in the My computer.

Lost mobile phone?

If you have lost your mobile, you can block the handset with the help of unique number of your mobile. For this, you have to give complaint in the police station, and after that go to your operator. You needed to give your mobile's unique number. Your operator will put this number in a shared list. All the operators which are following the list will block the phone from using. This will work even the thief uses new SIM of another operator as long as that operator following that common list.

You can buy and install some software before you lost mobile so that you can track your mobile.

Lost Mobile Tracking System (LMTS) sends a message to you when somebody inserted new SIM in your mobile. You have to provide alternate number, and email id when registering. When the SIM was changed, LMTS sends a message containing new SIM number, and location to the alternate number, email.

Virtual Mobile Security (VMS) offers more options. This software can hide your data apart from sending message. You can retrieve contacts from address book remotely, play alarm, display a message with your details (or warning message). Even you can lock the phone also.

Know unique number of your mobile.
Lost Mobile Tracking System
Virtual Mobile Security

Your mobile's unique number

Every Mobile contains a number to uniquely identify it. GSM, CDMA uses different types of numbers. It is International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) for GSM phones, Electronic Serial Number (ESN), and Mobile Equipment Identifier (MEID) for CDMA phones.

This number can be found underneath the battery. You can find IMEI number by pressing *#06# in your GSM Mobile also. Note down the number. In case you lost your mobile, you can use this number to block the phone.

You can know Mobile model, etc here by giving IMEI number.

Read more at: IMEI, ESN, MEID

Monday, January 7, 2008

how to delete gmail, Y Mail accounts

You might have created an email address, which you no longer want to use. Here is how to delete Google, and Yahoo mail accounts.

Gmail Account:

  1. Go to Settings (at top right of Gmail page).
  2. Go to Accounts tab.
  3. Click on Google Account Settings.
  4. Click on Edit next to My services.
  5. Now you can delete individual services like Gmail, Orkut, etc. or you can delete the whole Google account.
Yahoo! Mail:
  1. Go to this page.
  2. It will asks you to login.
  3. Then it will show you consequences, and asks for password.
  4. Click on Terminate this Account button. Thats it.
It will delete information in other services like Geocities, MyYahoo, etc. And cancel any paid plans if you have subscribed like Yahoo Mail Plus. Inform your contacts that you are going to delete the account.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Gmail as virtual hard drive

Turn your gmail account into a free online drive to backup your files, with Gspace firefox add on. It works by storing your files as emails. Even though you can do this yourself, Gspace provides ftp like interface.

As Gspace stores files as email attachments, they are limited to maximum size restriction of Gmail which currently is 20MB. As using this extension might be in violation with Gmail's TOS, you may create a dummy account for this purpose. So, go ahead and try it today.

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