Archive for the ‘Web 2.0’ Category

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. 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.


Manage your emails better with Gmail’s Superstars

In HowTo, Tips N Tricks, Tools, Web 2.0 on December 12, 2008 at 1:10 am

Ever felt the need to manage your emails better? If you are using Gmail then you should read this article on how to better manage your emails. A nice and simple trick to make use of that really pays off when it comes to email management using Gmail.

Bring your Google Calendar agenda to your Gmail sidebar

In Google, HowTo, Tips N Tricks, Web 2.0 on November 18, 2008 at 4:53 pm

This is pretty cool. Read on to learn how to bring your Google Calendar agenda to your Gmail sidebar.

Get your @Live addresses while they lost

In General, HowTo, Microsoft, Misc, Tips N Tricks, Web 2.0 on July 19, 2007 at 7:04 pm

Windows Live Hotmail

To me @Live addresses are cool even though I like Gmail interface and email handling a lot better than Hotmail. It is short and sweet and stands out. When Microsoft announced that it will open up the @Live addresses I was excited. But then the news faded and there was no word for a while. In the mean time our unofficial hackers came up with a hack that will let us get @Live addresses (unofficially) by changing few parameters in the browser URL.

Here is how you do it,

  1. Visit the Windows Live Hotmail subscription page
  2. Click the “Get it free” button 
  3. When the new page comes up, in the address bar, replace “hmnewuser.aspx” with “newuser.aspx”
  4. Locate and delete “&hm=1” from the same address bar
  5. Hit enter, and when the page reloads it will let you create @live addresses

Enjoy!!! And make sure to get your @live addresses as soon as you can as this hack might not work forever.

Mapplets: Google Map Gadgets

In Breaking News, General, Google, Misc, News, Technical, Tips N Tricks, Tools, Web 2.0 on July 11, 2007 at 1:08 pm

Google just released a new feature to its Google Maps called Mapplets. Mapplets are simple/small gadgets that can be embedded into the Google Maps. Mapplets can be found under “My Maps” if you are signed-in to Google network. There are bunch of Mapplets that Google has put out to begin with including, Real Estate Search, Photos, Gas Prices, Distance Measurement Tool, Earth as Art, and Crop Circles. But when you click the “Add Content” button you get a much bigger list of all the available Mapplets and I’m sure if you don’t find the one you are looking for it would be available soon.

To check out Google Mapplets you would, obviously, have to visit Google Maps.

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