Archive for July, 2011

14 facts about blekko – Infographic

July 29, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

Sorting the content on the web according to its importance to the user fighting content farms and spam are just some of the problems search engine have to deal with. Blekko has found a way of doing it that until now, kept it from failing, like many other search engine did. If you already know Blekko then the infographic will give you a clearer overview about it & clarify most of your doubts. If you don’t know Blekko, then surely this graphic will give you the best possible insight about the new search engine. via

Tiramisu an iOS app allows bus riders to track and share with people who are still waiting

July 29, 2011 |  by  |  Apple, Apps, Downloads  |  No Comments

A new app by Carnegie Mellon researchers Anthony Tomasic and John Zimmerman in conjunction with the University of Buffalo, allows bus riders to track their current location while riding the bus and, in turn, share this information with people who are still waiting, thereby creating a more complete map and schedule of bus routes and times. The app, Tiramisu (free,iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) only works in Pittsburgh right now. Tiramisu allows you to access transit information by a map, a list, or searching. When riding the bus, Tiramisu will ask you to provide your location information, based on the location of

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Toshiba-Fujitsu IS12T is world’s first Windows Mango cellphone

July 29, 2011 |  by  |  Mobiles, News, Windows, Windows Phone 7  |  No Comments

Toshiba-Fujitsu IS12T is the world’s first world’s first phone running Windows Phone 7.5 (aka Mango). Specs announced by the provider of the IS12T in Japan, local mobile carrier KDDI: #1 3.7-inch display has 800×480 resolution #2 13.2MP camera has CMOS sensor, is powered by Milbeaut Mobile engine, and takes video with 1,280×720 resolution #3 water- and shock-proof body #4 microUSB port #5 32GB internal memory (no extra card slot) #6 IEEE 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi (no tethering) #7 Bluetooth 2.1+EDR #8 DLNA support #9 Zune-branded multi-media function #10 Internet Explorer 9 as browser #11 Xbox LIVE connectivity #12 Windows Live SkyDrive access #13 battery life in standby: 280 hours, continuous talk time: 400 minutes #14 size:

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Isostick – the optical drive in a usb stick

July 29, 2011 |  by  |  Concepts, Hardware, Video  |  No Comments

IsoStick promises to allow you to load any ISO disk image from any computer just as if it were loading it from an optical disk. Why would you want to do this? Well, some computers can’t boot directly from a USB thumbdrive and the IsoStick solves this by masquerading as an optical drive first and a thumb drive second. Almost any PC will boot from an optical disk, which makes the Isostick so useful. You can write multiple ISOs onto the FAT32 drive and a special selector lets you pick which one to load. This means you could keep multiple install

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PlacePlay lets developers integrate location features and local advertising into games

July 29, 2011 |  by  |  Concepts, Sites, Video  |  No Comments

Seattle-based PressOK Entertainment, a game development company, launched new service this week in public beta called PlacePlay, which the startup describes as a “location enablement platform” for games. Location is something that hasn’t really been explored much in gaming as of yet, so simply put, PlacePlay aims to tackle the obstacles that prevent location from becoming a relevant facet of the games we play every day. For starters, the platform is focused on giving game developers the ability to quickly add local tournaments into gameplay, so that a user can, for example, play a virtual game of Battleship with other players

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Who invented the smiley face emoction?

July 29, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

Every time when you type the famous colon and parenthesis to express your emotion did you ever have the question that ‘ Where did this come from?’ There are few symbols which we could say are truly global. The Smiley Face is one of them. Thanks to chat rooms and text messages the Smiley added all kinds of facial expressions to its repertoire, but many still emanate humor and kindness. The inventor of the Smiley Face was Harvey Ross Ball, co-owner of an advertising firm in Worcester, MASS. He designed the first Smiley in 1964 for a client. All he needed

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Google’s new service ‘Page Speed Service’ improves web page load speed

July 28, 2011 |  by  |  Google, News  |  No Comments

Two years ago Google released the Page Speed browser extension and earlier this year the Page Speed Online API to provide developers with specific suggestions to make their web pages faster. Page Speed is an open-source project started at Google to help developers optimize their web pages by applying web performance best practices. Page Speed started as an open-source browser extension, and is now available via Page Speed Online and as an API. The Page Speed Online API makes it easy to integrate Page Speed performance analysis into your development tools and workflow. Here are some of the things developers can

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Few things you might not know about Marvel Comics – Infographic

July 28, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

When it comes to comic books, few names can claim the kind of dominance over the market like Marvel. With characters like Spiderman, Ironman, Wolverine, and TheHulk as part of their roster they have produced some of the most iconic comic book characters of all time and continue to keep those names fresh and relevant though successful movie franchises. Here are few things you might not know about Marvel Comics.

UploaderBox allows you to upload and share files upto 1GB

July 28, 2011 |  by  |  Sites, Tips n Tweaks  |  No Comments

Amidst numerous free online file sharing site service which allows you to upload files and then share the download link with your peers and friends. But most of these file sharing sites have restriction on the maximum file size. UploaderBox is just another free web service which allows you to upload and share files online but there the catch site allows you to upload files up to a maximum size of 1024 MB yup 1GB. Upload the file - From your PC - From a URL or using FTP With a premium account, you can use download accelerators (Speedget, Download Accelerator Plus, GetRight, FlashGet

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How to delete duplicate files in Windows 7

July 28, 2011 |  by  |  Downloads, Softwares, Tips n Tweaks, Windows  |  No Comments

NoDupe (free, Windows) is a fast and accurate tool for identifying duplicate files on your Windows 7 system. It can also be used to find duplicate directories, and duplicate MP3 files even when the MP3 Tag information does not match. It is easy to use, just tick the folder(s) to look in and hit 'Search' or right-click a folder in Windows Explorer and select "Search with NoDupe". While NoDupe is searching your files and folders, it will display its current progress and what the current task is. After all files have been examined, you will be shown the results screen

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