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A simple trick to speed up Firefox

In Browser, HowTo, IT, Technical, Tips N Tricks on December 28, 2008 at 6:18 pm

If you have a high speed internet connection why not make use of it to the max to get a better performance when you browse using Firefox. Follow these simple steps at DemoGeek.com to speed up Firefox.

Make your web sites available in different languages using Google Translate Gadget

In Google, HowTo, IT, Tips N Tricks, Tools, Web 2.0 on December 22, 2008 at 1:26 am

If you have a blog or a website then it would be nice thing to have the ability for your readers to translate your website into their own language. You don’t have to create different versions of your website to provide your readers with a way to read your website in the language of their choice.

DemoGeek.com has a well explained article on how to translate your website or blog to different languages using Google Translate Gadget.

It is definitely worth a read.

Microsoft to break open a trend in Vancouver, Canada

In Breaking News, General, IT, Microsoft, Misc, News, Opinion on July 10, 2007 at 10:23 pm

I’m not sure if the mainstream media and the public is fully aware of the US Immigration fairlessness and the hardship legal immigrants face before getting past the immigration gate. One good example is the latest fiasco by the USCIS/DOS on it’s Visa Bulletin game. You can read a little bit about this fiasco from here. It looks like not just the poor legal immigrants but the employers as well go thru this hardship it seems and one good example is this move by Microsoft to open up a development center in Vancouver, Canada.

Read the full story from here.


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ExplorerXP – Windows Explorer Alternative

In Download, General, IT, Misc, Tools, Windows XP on May 11, 2007 at 11:19 pm

Hate Windows Explorer? Count me on that list too. There were off a lot of features missing in the standard Windows Explorer. I’ve tried quite a few alternatives like Explorer2, Frigate File Manager etc. But nothing made me comfortable until I found this…ExplorerXP. This is a nice little tool that has pretty much of what you miss in the standard Windows Explorer. On top of that it is FREE.

Try it from here.

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Why Google is again the #1 place to work for?

In Breaking News, General, Google, IT, Misc, News on April 4, 2007 at 10:23 pm

Fortune magazine again nominated Google as the best place to work for. It is just so unique of a company that offers that much perks and challenge mixed together. That would be fun and motivating.

This video quantifies that Google could be on the top of the list for quite sometime to come.

Note: If you can’t view the video above then here is the link to the video.

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