Saturday, March 24, 2012

Firefox 14 to Get PDF Support Built Right In [Quick Update]

Great news for Firefox fans! Firefox is finally getting built-in PDF support. This means, you don't have to deal with out-of-date browser plugins to be able to view PDF files from inside the browser windows. Chrome got PDF support back in November 2010 and from the looks of it, Firefox is still playing catch-up, but it's good to know that they're moving in the right direction when it comes to dealing with PDF files.

Via Ghacks.net

3 Useful Hotmail Organizing Tips

For some people, organizing emails can lead to a major disaster. One of the reasons why they find it hard to manage their emails is because of the high volume of email arriving to their multiple accounts on a daily basis. This leads to some emails unopened and even forgotten.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

How to Share Dropbox Files with Facebook Friends?

Dropbox, the super-awesome backup service has always touted the feature where you can share a file with someone using their email address. Recently, they announced a new feature wherein a user can share files with his/her Facebook contacts. In this blog post, you can learn how how to do that!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

5 Tips for a Cleaner PC Desktop

Most of us have PCs where the desktop is more cluttered than our office and since quite a few users treat the desktop as a landing point for downloads and pretty much anything that’s copied into the PC, it’s inevitable that our desktops get cluttered very soon after setting up a new PC. In this blog post, there are 5 tips that’ll help you organize that cluttered desktop of yours and hopefully make it easier to work with!

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Moving on from Firefox 3

Mozilla adopted the a rapid-release cycle last April and it has come out with Firefox v10 (starting with 3, this time last year). While the browser is mostly good, quite a few users out there are still clinging onto Firefox 3.x since the UI is familiar to them while compared to Firefox 4’s changes. If you’re still using Firefox 3.x.x, read on.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Viewing Pending Friend Requests on Facebook

A bunch of readers mailed me asking if there’s a page where you can view all of the pending friends requests at once and take action – like deleting the request or otherwise and since quite a few people offline ask me the same question, I thought addressing it with a blog post would be ideal.

Firstly, there is NO page on Facebook where you can find the status of your friend requests (as of 3rd March 2012, at the least). But, you can always see the status of the request by visiting the person’s timeline where you can find one of the following buttons depending on the connection between you two.

  • Friends
  • Friend Request Sent / Awaiting friend confirmation
  • Add Friend

If you ever see 3rd party apps claiming to do so, proceed with caution.

Source : Facebook Help Centre

Thursday, March 1, 2012

I’m Not Excited About Windows 8–Here’s Why

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview (or rather the public BETA) came out today and I’m not really that excited about it and I don’t think any desktop power user will be. This date, sadly, can be marked down as the demise of the desktop OS; while Microsoft isn’t the first to do any damage, their software is used by more users when compared to that of Apple’s. Here’s a glimpse at (what I think) happened and will happen.