Archive for April, 2011

Tour a Google data center – Video

April 23, 2011 |  by  |  Google, Video  |  No Comments

This 7 minute tour of a Google data center highlights the security and data protections that are in place at our data centers. Security and Data Protection in a Google Data Center

Convert desktop programs and games into browser based apps

April 23, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff, Nokia, Sites, Tips n Tweaks, Video  |  1 Comment

How about something that can convert any windows program into a fully-functional web app that looks and feels exactly like the original desktop version, without the need for the source code, and without any kind of re-programming or web development. Introducing Roozz, in matter of hours you desktop program is converted into web app, all you have to do is install a browser plugin. What is Roozz Roozz is Copenhagen based sophisticated middleware technology that that can convert the vast majority of existing software applications and PC games to run directly in the browser. It enables easy distribution of software applications

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How to use Google Docs Viewer to convert into PDF files

April 23, 2011 |  by  |  Google, Sites, Tips n Tweaks  |  No Comments

The Google Docs Viewer allows you to quickly view many file types online, including PDFs, Microsoft Office files, and many image file types. It also allows you to create a link that allows other people to view your document quickly and easily in any browser. You can directly access the Google Docs Viewer. How to use Google Docs Viewer 1. Enter the document URL. 2. Select Generate Link. 3. You will get three options to choose from - Paste this link into email or IM - Paste this HTML tag into your blog or website for a link to the viewer - HTML for an embedded

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Web Goes Green for Earth Day

April 22, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

April 22, is the day when we celebrate our planet and its resources that should be preserved. Google - animated, interactive Doodle Ask - offering answers to some important questions about the environment. Bing - pic Yahoo - animation on the left top cornet P.S. Earth Day is a day to promote awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment. It is on 22 April. It was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wisconsin) as an environmental teach-in in 1970 and is celebrated in many countries every year.

Score.ly – online trophy shelf for your digital achievements

April 22, 2011 |  by  |  Sites  |  No Comments

Founded by David Leibowitz and Elizabeth Fuller Score.ly is a free way to showcase online milestones and legitimate real world achievements. Its fun and simple as well for 13-83 year olds to catalog and boast about their proudest accomplishments. Connect your social networks to unlock and share your accomplishments. Then discover what your friends and the community are achieving. Score.ly aggregates badges and activities via APIs from 12 different social media and entertainment sites. On Score.ly, users connect accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Gowalla, GetGlue, Flickr, XBox Live, Netflix and so forth, and Score.ly grabs their earned achievements, awards badges

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9 web apps to save your time at work

April 22, 2011 |  by  |  Apps, Sites, Tips n Tweaks  |  2 Comments

We all spend a lot time browsing on the internet. Majority of our work is done at our laptop or desktop, and most of it in a web browser. With the knowledge of some tips and tricks you can reduce your working time, can increase your productivity by doing your internet work faster. And not to forget the amount of “distractions” that invade your work day. Lets discover 9 simple, easy, helpful Apps that can save your work life while equipping you with the right tools to conquer the day without any downloads required! 1. SlideShare Your clients and bosses get to see

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Now Discover cardholders can send money to anyone with a cell phone or email address

April 22, 2011 |  by  |  News  |  No Comments

Discover announced a service Money Messenger powered by PayPal, that it will let its cardholders send money to people in 60 countries using either a cell phone number or email address. Though Visa and American Express had same plans but Discover is the first of the bunch to partner with PayPal. While people sending money don't need PayPal accounts, people receiving cash do. PayPal sends a message to your recipient letting them know their money is ready. For senders the service is free and, in fact, they get 0.25 percent cash back for the first $3,000 exchanged. As for Discover,

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The Power of the Sun – Video

April 21, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff, Video  |  No Comments

The sun. It gives us heat, light, food and the air we breathe. But have you ever thought about just how powerful it really is or the potential scale of what it can do for us? GE is turning the world's oldest energy resource into its newest one through their latest solar panel innovation. Watch and find out how much energy the sun can produce and what it means for our future. Also check Dark Face of SUN.

The State Of The Mobile App World – Infographic

April 21, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

ShoutEm,have come up with an infographic charting the current state of mobile apps, breaking down the top smartphone platforms, the most popular mobile phones and top mobile categories. Thanks ShoutEm

AGoogleADay – trivia game where you can Google

April 21, 2011 |  by  |  Google, Sites  |  1 Comment

All the games which comes under fair game policy have a rule that you can't cheat ask someone, books and yup no Googling. How about a trivia game where you could not only ask Google, but were encouraged to do so. The difficulty level of the question is easily guessable cuz it has to confront the power of Google. A Google a Day is a new daily puzzle that can be solved using your creativity and clever search skills on Google. Questions will be posted every day on agoogleaday.com and printed on weekdays above the New York Times crossword puzzle. It

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