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If pdf sucks then try this

| Friday, October 31, 2008

Some days back i have made a post on how to make a doc to pdf  and other pdf to other formats like image etc using online and offline tools. i think it is very useful for you. even though all are able to make up with pdf format handling large files on internet is a big problem here is a way to avoid it.

ipaper is a web based rich document format made out of adobe flash which is created by scribd. You can convert any formats like Adobe PDF (.pdf),Adobe PostScript (.ps) Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx),Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt, .pps, .pptx),Microsoft Excel (.xls, xlsx),OpenOffice Text Document (.odt, .sxw),OpenOffice Presentation Document (.odp, .sxi),OpenOffice Spreadsheet (.ods, .sxc),All OpenDocument formats,Plain text (.txt),Rich text format (.rtf) to ipaper format.

This ipaper format is easy to use and light weight and they assure you 1/1000th size of adobe reader so if you are creating a doc or tutorial for your website this will be a greatest tool so that it can increase your traffic too.It supports all operating system and browsers. scribd also gives you the option of uploading the document so that it is kept in the library so it can be viewed by millions. tools are also provided by scribd

Most interesting about this ipaper is it supports monetize of documents yes a great idea for earning money there too. It also provides enhanced security to the document.

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3D Home Sweet Home

| Thursday, October 30, 2008

You may be familiar with google sketchup for 3D modeling. like that i came across this Sweet home 3D a free software that helps you to design your home in plan view or 2D easily.And you can view the home in 3D. For your help they have provided many predefined models on the models page
A tutorial is also provided to help you out.

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Find out who is the Owner of the site

| Wednesday, October 29, 2008

There are many tools available on the net to find out IP addresses of the users Think of something like finding who is the owner of a website, where the website is hosted, address and status of the Website. All this can be found out here in

This website is helpful for searching for a domain name to host your site and it also suggest other available domains for you.. and you can register there for your domain

Other Uses
You can also find the website is a real one or a phising site. This is mainly useful for the people who are doing the following

Online banking
Online Shopping
Making money transfer

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Lovable Firefox Wallpapers


Here are some Lovable Firefox Wallpapers have a look at it.

and more here...

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Free Online Image Editor

| Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Interested in Creating,Editing and working on images you like? Worried about the cost of Photoshop is too high? this will be a right tool for you a free online image editor pixlr which resembles more like photoshop.

Even though it cant be compared directly to photoshop. This free tool helps you a lot in photo editing and many features like tool bars, custom brushes, filter and adjustments and many more.

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Tips for safe Shopping online

| Monday, October 27, 2008

Online Shopping from home or office or anywhere else is a really a gifted one but everyone should be beware of online phishing sites and about the hackers. protecting your money and credit cards is a major problem
here are few tips for safe shopping...

Before you buy
  •       Make a note of the company's contact details, including a street address and landline telephone number. Never rely on just an email address or a post office box.
  •      You should also remember that you may have to pay for shipping costs, customs duty, VAT, etc. All these hidden costs can push up the price of the goods or service. It should be quite clear if you are expected to pay any extra costs and VAT should be included in the price quoted.

Paying for goods online
  •       Make sure that the web address of the page starts https:// before you enter any personal information or payment details. The 's' stands for 'secure'. There should also be a small padlock that appears in the bottom of your screen.
  •       Always print out a copy of your order and a copy of the acknowledgement that you should receive.
  •       Always check your bank statements carefully if you purchase something on the Internet.
  •       You should never be asked to tell anyone your card's PIN number - even if they claim to be from your bank or the police. Never send your PIN number to anyone over the Internet. 
  •        Never disclose your account number and other details through mail anytime..
Method of Payment
  • There are various method of payment credit card is used widely even being careful there are many ways one is that paying by paypal here your bank details and the credit card details will not be reviled to any of the websites that you have shopped.
  • May online cash cards are available for paying the shopping carts.. eg itzcash  
  • Always please verify the site that your shopping are verified by verisign 
Be safe online and Be Happy...

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Learn dot net for free

| Sunday, October 26, 2008

Learn dot net from the following useful free tutorials...
mcse forum

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Explore and make a plan to visit India easily..

| Saturday, October 25, 2008

India is one of the worlds ancient civilization and a country consisting of any type of regions from hills to plains. tourism in India can be of anything from Hill stations, Beaches, Historic places, Religious, places and much more.. for planing and to know about about these places this website will surely help you mustseeindia..

Other helpful links are

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16 Best Bookmark Firefox plug-ins of all time

| Thursday, October 23, 2008

Plug-ins are heart-beat of Firefox. selecting a right plug-in for your use is very difficult task here are 16 best book mark plug-ins for firefox that will help you to manage and share bookmarks easier.

Foxmarks Bookmark Synchronizer-If you use Firefox on more than one computer, you'll want Foxmarks. Install Foxmarks on each computer, and it works silently in the background to keep your bookmarks and (optionally) passwords synchronized. Foxmarks also keeps your data backed up and safe from computer failures. If you're away from your computer, Foxmarks allows you to access your bookmarks online by logging into

Fast Dial-- Fast Dial replaces blank tabs with a panel of thumbnails of your favorite sites.

All-in-One Sidebar- All-in-One Sidebar (AiOS) is an award-winning sidebar control, inspired by Opera's. It lets you quickly switch between sidebar panels, view dialog windows such as downloads, extensions, and more in the sidebar, or view source or websites in the sidebar.

Speed Dial - Direct access to your most visited websites( like that of chrome browser)

FoxSaver -Turns Idle FireFox into a ScreenSaver and Photo Viewer! Nice non-offensive pictures updated daily! Or your own pictures. FullScreen. Works great on Linux or dual monitors! Resouce Efficient! Support Media RSS. Recommend your own favorite pictures!

Yoono - Socialize your browser - Socialize your browser. Bring all your friends in your browser with Yoono and: - Follow what they are doing - Chat with them wherever they are - Discover and share any content by a single drag & drop Support: MSN, Yahoo, Gtalk, AIM, Facebook, MySpace, iMeem, Flickr, Twitter, Friendfeed… Yoono also synchronizes your bookmarks between your different computers

iMacros for Firefox - Automate Firefox. Record and replay repetitious work. If you love the Firefox web browser, but are tired of repetitive tasks like visiting the same sites every days, filling out forms, and remembering passwords.

Delicious Bookmarks - Delicious Bookmarks is the official Firefox add-on for Delicious, the world's leading social bookmarking service (formerly It integrates your bookmarks and tags with Firefox and keeps them in sync for easy, convenient access.

ScrapBook- helps you to save Web pages and organize the collection.

Shareaholic - Social networking and link-sharing addicts rejoice! Shareaholic allows you to quickly share, bookmark, and e-mail web pages via a very wide array of your favorite web 2.0 social networking & bookmarking sites - such as Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Google Reader, MySpace, and StumbleUpon, without cluttering up your browser.

Smart Bookmarks Bar - Smart Bookmarks Bar extension comes right here by hiding bookmarks names and only showing icons. Bookmark names will be displayed on mouse over.

YouPlayer This is a must-have addon for all video-site fans! YouPlayer is a video player with playlist similar to Winamp. You may add/drag a video link into the playlist and watch it or download it. Currently supported sites: Google Video, MetaCafe, MySpace and YouTube. You may now even drag local files from hard drive into playlist and watch them!

Read It Later - Read It Later allows you to save pages of interest to read later. It eliminates cluttering of bookmarks with sites that are merely of a one-time interest.

NewsFox NewsFox is an efficient 3-pane(email) style Atom/RSS feed reader.

Google Bookmarks Button This extension adds a new button in the Firefox toolbar to manage the Google Bookmarks..

BlueOrganizer - BlueOrganizer understands the content of web pages and offers a smart-browsing experience: when looking at an address, find it on Google maps instantly, when reading a book review save it to your Amazon Wish List with a single click, or when looking at a movie add it immediately to your Netflix queue - and much more.

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speed up your broadband speed- Open DNS

| Monday, October 20, 2008

Indian broadband users some day or other suffering from server errors and lack in speed.To increase your speed of broadband and to get rid  of getting "cannot find server" errors you can use the following way...

for each and every broadband user they have to use the DNS- Domain Name System while configering connections (defaultly they it will be set as Find Automatically) you can findit out by the following way

for XP users:

Start -> Control Panel -> Network Conncetions -> and then open your network connction

then open the properties of the TCP/IP connection..

now choose the use the following DNS server addresses option and then change it to

click ok

this DNS number is provided by the OpenDns  and the tutorial for setting up the connection given here

This will change the speed of working for sure and solves most of the server related problems

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    kidtechguru announced a grand contest. just finding name of few faces from there photo can make you to win this contest for more details visit... kidtechguru
 more prizes to be won...

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learn html in easier way

| Sunday, October 19, 2008

for easier way to learn html this site will surely works for you


1. We are given a varity of html tags to choose with

2. It shows the description of the tag

3. They it allows to modify the attributes.

4. Working with sample

5. We get the result

all these steps in a single page

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power your ipod from shoes

| Friday, October 17, 2008

sounds funny? ya its true Japanese telecom giant NTT come up with an idea of producing Electric current from shoes. powering is a major problem for major electronic gadgets while you are on the move.for this they came up with a solution of powering them from shoes. gadgets get power from the shoes while walking.

The shoes have small generator attached to it consisting of water filled soles, while walking it put pressure on the soles causing the small water turbine to spin and it will generate power from it

Currently it can generate upto 1.2 watts of electricity ( which is more than enough to power ipod) and they are working to get about 3 watts from it so that in future they may able to power up a mobile phone.


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cool tools--pdf to other formats for free

| Thursday, October 16, 2008

It is always been a very painful task to convert pdf to doc and vice versa. To make it easier take use of the following tools
Offline tool
This tool can be used to make easier doc to pdf conversion for free. after installing for converting in ms-word goto file and then print insted of printer choose cute writer in the printer name option and then select print thats it you are done now u can see a pdf of the doc on your desktop

Online tools

This website gives a wide varity of options to choose with. pdf to doc. After uploading the file and the file gets converted and then mail to your mail box.many other conversion options are also provided.


Zamzar another free online file conversion site similar to the above one. This gives you an option of converting pdf to image files too..

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breathing earth !!!!!

| Monday, October 6, 2008

hi i have found a website which sounds intresting for me to see and some what makes us to think about the harmfull effects of CO2 and population growth...

breathing earth

watch it.....

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