Do mom, friends and relatives often call you for tech support? If they are staying in the neighbourhood, you could simply walk to their place and fix their computer problems but what happens in the case when they are located at a far-away location like in another city or even another country?
Online tools and web services – not to be confused with desktop based software.
Logitech Space Navigator, the 3D mouse for CAD and 3D applications like Google Sketchup and Google Earth can yours for free.
Spotback is a new tool that lets users rate and discover content on blogs and websites. With this free tool users can give you feedback very easily with one click only.
The much-awaited Real Player 11 that can rip streaming videos and lets you burn videos including YouTube clips to DVD is now available here.
Don’t rely on images or HTML signatures as not all your recipients may be on Outlook or web based Gmail – use plain ASCII text.
You spent hours preparing that Microsoft Word document, only to discover that either the recipient didn’t have the Word software on his computer, or some of the fancy fonts that you used in your Word file, were not installed on his computer.
Think of the computer hard drive as a large warehouse of digital content. It has your emails, family photographs, office documents, presentations, saved web pages, spreadsheets, audio mp3 files, video clips, PDF ebooks and a million other file formats.
Last.fm, Pandora, Yahoo! Music, iTunes Radio.. there are so many good places where you can listen to streaming music online.
When you type an internet address in your web browser [like www.google.com], the request first goes to the DNS servers of your local ISP.
In the past decade or so, alternate communication channels like email and IMs have gained immense popularity but the good old fax machines, that transmit scanned paper documents (aka facsimile) through the traditional phone lines, are still an ubiquitous part of every business.