We all hate the spam that we receive from the services that we sign up, and this doesn’t exclude Twitter, Facebook and other popular sites. They’re all around to monetize and by default, thrust you with emails to get you to their site. While it is possible to turn off email notifications by yourself, it can be a pain to have to navigate through tons of pages especially if you have a slow connection.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Chromium, the open source web browser based on which Google Chrome was built never really gained much traction like Chrome did. One of the main reasons for this is the fact that you simply cannot download Chromium like Chrome or Firefox and its download page is filled with tech jargon which is enough to shy away even savvier users. Thankfully, François Beaufort built a simple web-app from where you can easily download Chromium like any other browser.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
I usually try my best to not share videos on this blog, but I seriously couldn’t let this one pass. CES is a very popular event where tech companies participate and showcase their upcoming products and this year, Microsoft just gave their last keynote on a CES event, ever. The folks at MS put together this funny/awesome/weird pogo mix that comprises of some of the key moments in CES for the past 15 years. I’m pretty sure you’ll want to watch it more than once!
Most of you probably know about IFTTT already and from the looks of it, many users have started implementing it in their daily life. For the uninitiated, IFTTT (If This Then That) is a free service that lets you integrate 2 different services to automate various tasks. For example, you can make IFTTT automatically add all the links on your Twitter timeline to Instapaper or Read it Later so that you don’t have to. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at 6 incredibly useful IFTTT combinations aka recipes.
Friday, January 6, 2012
BitTorrent unveiled a new service called Share that lets you share files with pretty much anyone you want. While the service itself isn’t innovative, its USP turns out to be the fact that there are absolutely no size limits at all. Once you choose your recipients and start uploading files the data is cached in the server from where the files will be hosted for download. All of your data will be removed from the server after the download or after sufficient number of people in your recipient group get it for seeding.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Every now and then we give account access permission to various applications that promise to fulfil something on the spur of the moment and while this is pretty harmless in most cases, malicious apps can misuse this permission to post something on Facebook/Twitter or any other site through which you let them in.