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ScanDisk in Windows 7

Windows XP had a useful utility called ScanDisk that would check your hard drive for any bad sectors, damaged files, and other problems.

What is Microsoft Office 365?

You can think of Microsoft Office 365 as Microsoft’s answers to Google Apps that aims to serve both enterprise customers as well as small businesses.

What is Google AdSense [Video]

Google AdSense is a program that helps websites earn money by displaying targeted Google ads on their websites.

Native Mobile Apps vs Web Apps

In this interesting presentation, Ronan argues the pros and cons of native mobile apps (that are platform specific) vs standard web apps that run inside the browser.

Video Animation – Don’t Be Evil Google!

Google CEO Eric Schmidt made this remark sometime back on online privacy – “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.” Later, in another gathering, he suggested children could change their names when they got older if they wanted to escape what was embarrassing and public in their online lives.

How to Design Great Looking Slides

“This presentation isn’t about public speaking skills, it’s about designing great looking slides that will knock the socks off your audience and most importantly move and inspire people to action.” Jesse shares some really nice tips that will help you design stunning slides right from choosing photos to color schemes to fonts for your presentation.

A Sample SlideRocket Presentation

The above presentation was created using SlideRocket, an impressive cloud-based presentation software that works totally in the browser.

Master Google Analytics

The following presentations by Sarah Blake will walk you through some of the key features of Google Analytics including reports /metrics that you really need to focus upon while analyzing data.

Copy Photos from Digital Camera to iPad Directly

While the Apple iPad may be a perfect replacement for you netbook or laptop, it doesn’t have a USB port so you can’t transfer photographs from your digital camera to the iPad directly – you’ll have to first copy them to a computer and then use a program like iTunes to transfer them from the computer to the iPad.

KBC Logo with the Indian Rupee Symbol

Kaun Banega Crorepati – New KBC Logo with Indian Rupee Symbol Amitabh Bachchan is hosting the next season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the Indian version of the popular UK game show – Who wants to be a millionaire.