Apple Confirms “Rock and Roll” Event on Sept. 9

by on August 31, 2009
in Apple

apple-rock-and-roll-event-sept5Just what we needed! Apple has finally confirmed and announced the coming “Rock and Roll” event for September 9.

There were many reports of this event previously, but no official word was out by Apple. This event start at 10am Pacific (1PM Eastern) and will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.

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Get Emoticons List in Facebook Chat

by on August 31, 2009
in Facebook, Tips and Tricks

I personally don’t prefer Facebook chat much and have almost put it on offline, but this tip could be helpful for those who use it a lot to chat with friends on Facebook.

I’m sure none of you would be aware of the entire list of emoticons available in Facebook Chat, but this little Greasemonkey script will display all of them like in any IM chat window.

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PSP Firmware 6.0 Available for Developers

by on August 31, 2009
in Gaming

psp-logoSony is working hard on its latest upcoming firmware 6.0 for PSP (PlayStation Portable). Recently, it also released PS3 firmware 3.0, and it is reported that PSP 6.0 will be compatible with PS3 firmware 3.0.

PSP firmware 6.0 has been released to game developers to test and debug all their games that they are fully compatible with the new firmware when it rolls out.

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Gmail on Desktop with GeeMail

by on August 31, 2009
in Freewares, Tips and Tricks

geemail-logoMany of us use Gmail as our primary email address and some people like me, check their mails very often, like every few minutes. It would be definitely better if we had a desktop solution for the notifications of new emails.

There are many tools like Gmail Notifier to do the job, but still you can’t write emails or actually read them on your desktop.

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Backup Google Chrome Profile with Freeware

by on August 31, 2009
in Freewares, Tips and Tricks

google-chrome-logoIn the past, I’ve shared a simple manual method to backup your Chrome settings by copying the preferences file from your profile. But now you can download the easier tool which can easily backup your entire profile.

Google Chrome Profile Backup is a free tool to backup and restore your Chrome profile. It backs up your history, downloads, bookmarks, settings etc in just one-click!

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Tiny USB Office: Carry Your Office Anywhere

by on August 31, 2009
in Freewares

usb_flash_driveOffice tools and applications comes in large sizes these days, like the Microsoft Office or OpenOffice, both have large sizes and you can’t even use them as portable applications.

Tiny USB Office is a free collection of applications which offers a collection of unique standalone free software applications.

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Add Facebook Friends to Windows Live Messenger

How many of you have more friends on Facebook than Windows Live Messenger (WLM)? Atleast, I do as I’m more active on Facebook than Windows Live.

Since the launch of the new WLM, many services have been integrated to it, like Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn etc. Now you can even add contacts from these services in your WLM contact list.

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Ubuntu Official App Center Coming Soon

by on August 30, 2009
in Linux

At the recent Ubuntu Developer’s Summit, Ubuntu announced its planned to include an App Center officially in its OS which will allow users to easily manage applications using that.

Now known as, Software Store, will let you add, remove or update application packages from a simple graphical interface without messing up with commands.

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Microsoft Office 2010 Beta 1 Leaked Screenshots

by on August 30, 2009
in Internet, Microsoft

MS_Office_2010logo.svgThe trend for Microsoft products getting leaked out in the wild continues even with the upcoming Microsoft Office 2010 (build 4417) Beta 1. The latest beta has been leaked on various websites along with tons of screenshots.

Some changes you will notice are the enhanced Back-Stage view, a new Upload Center for sharing documents online, new icons for all Office 2010 applications plus the famous new product activation system.

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