Friday, October 19, 2007

Embed Flickr Slideshows With Slideoo

Slideoo is a web tool to create horizontal streaming slideshows of your Flickr photos.

By entering your Flickr username you can create photo slideshows using your sets or photostreams of Flickr. If you are not a registered member then there is a chance that you must be known the others’ username.

This tool features customize option that lets you specify the image size, object width and the number of pics. Then click Create your Slideoo! button which previews the slideshows. Slideoo is having another option of quick post to your profile or blog like Myspace, Facebook, Orkut and Blogger etc.

After all just copy the embed code and paste in your website or blog to share your photos in beautiful horizontal slideshows.

Friday, October 12, 2007

How To Restore Closed Firefox Tab

You are a big fan of tabbed browsing which creates multiple browsing sessions within the same browser window then you had a chance to get back your unfortunately closed tab from Firefox.

If you are dipping into new and very interesting site on the net through Mozilla Firefox web browser, accidentally you done a small mistake which lets the browser closed. No need to worry. Here you had a Firefox keyboard shortcut that reopens the most recently closed tab.

Ctrl + Shift + T (Windows)
Cmd + Shift + T (Mac)

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Boost Your Internet Surfing Speed With OpenDNS

DNS (Domain Name System) is a system that converts domain names into IP addresses on the Internet. If you type the domain name (example in the address bar, in the background the request goes to DNS servers of your ISP (Internet Service Provider) then these DNS servers translates the URL into an IP address (example Sometimes, while doing this conversion there may be chance of slow internet speed.

Without DNS, you would have to type the four numbers and dots into your browser to retrieve the Web site. You can type it for a single domain, but in case of many, it would be awkward to memorize the IP addresses.

Here is an alternative DNS resolution service to your Internet service provider's DNS service. OpenDNS is a free DNS resolution service that makes you the internet safer, faster and reliable.You can enable the OpenDNS in your computer from TCP/IP Properties section by following this manner.

Control Panel -> Network Connections -> Local Network Connection -> TCP IP Properties. Then click the radio button and use the following DNS server addresses.

OpenDNS offers you Phishing Protection, Domain Blocking, Typo Correction and Shortcuts features. If you type instead of then it corrects the type mistakes automatically. The speed increase in browsing can be noticeable with requests that are not stored in local cache.

source:OpenDNS Lifehacker

Monday, October 8, 2007

Add Website Ribbon To Your Blog

If you want to support a cause online or like to give your blog cool look, there is a simple and free way to add cute little website ribbon on the corner of your blog in a matter of seconds.

Free Website Generator lets you to customize the look of your ribbon very easy. If you click on generate button after choosing the ribbon color, font type and title then the JavaScript code will be generated. Just copy the code and paste it in your page's source code.

*And it can works like link exchange program between websites to boost up your traffic.

My blog is looking cool and neat after adding the website ribbon on the top right corner. Have a look at there.

Friday, October 5, 2007

Temporary email Address For 15 Minutes – GuerrillaMail

There are so many web services launching day by day that ask you to register with valid email address. If you share your personal email address with a new or unknown website, there is the risk of getting more spam.

Here you have anonymous web service GuerrillaMail that let you generate email address which expires after 15 minutes. This service works like your regular email service until that temporary email account expires. It’s perfect for web sites that you don't want to communicate with you but require email registration.

I think the temporary email address will be stored in its database with creation time and assigned to the user by session cookie. This disposable email address really works nice in case of registering unknown web services to avoid spam.

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Google Celebrated Sputnik- 50th Anniversary

Today Sputnik reached the mark of 50th anniversary. Google is very quick in celebration with suitable logo.

On October 4, 1957, Russia launched the first manmade Sputnik which means fellow traveler. The world’s first artificial satellite, about the size of basketball, weighted 183 pounds was first satellite to be placed in orbit.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Recover Your Scratched CD/DVD

Can’t you play a CD or DVD to watch a movie and to listen to your favorite music album!! Here is the way to clean scratches of useless CD or DVD and get them back to working condition by simple home remedy.

To clean them you just need a banana, banana peel and some glass cleaner. Take CD / DVD that has scratches, apply a fresh banana piece on it in circular motion.

Then Wipe it down with a banana peel because the wax of peel will help polish and clean the disk.

Next, using cotton cloth, wipe the entire surface of disk moving in a circular motion and be sure to apply moderate pressure. This should be done for around 3 to 4 minutes.

Finally, spray the disc with glass cleaner and wipe it clean. It’s done!!

Now your disc sparkles like a new one and you can enjoy by playing your music and movies.