The traceroute command, known as tracert in Windows, helps you figure out the amount of time it takes for your computer to reach any website. You can also identify the path taken by Internet packets to reach the destination server starting from your local machine.
You will need a credit card with a US billing address if you were to buy any book, magazine or newspaper for your Kindle from the Amazon store. But there's a simple workaround to this problem.
TechSmith, the developers of Camtasia Studio and SnagIt, have launched Camtasia Relay Recorder that makes it easy for professors and companies to record PowerPoint presentations, lectures or training sessions in any video formats.
Old web browsers are not just insecure, they also pose a problem for web designers as they have to design sites while keeping the older versions in mind. If you like help people upgrade their outdated browsers, Pushup has created a script that can be easily integrated in any blog or website.
Instead of minimizing the browser to access desktop files, you can simple create a shortcut in the bookmarks toolbar of your browser that points to the desktop folder.
When you publish a blog post that has a screenshot or a picture, WordPress will automatically create two image thumbnails in your uploads folder on the web server. Learn how to disable these thumbnails forever.
The top search result on google.com for the query "google" is google.com. Can you think of any other keywords and/or phrases for which google.com shows up at the top ?
"This Boring Headline Is Written for Google" – this excellent article on NYT explores how print media journalists have to unlearn few things they learnt at the journalism school to get ‘successful’ on the Internet.
After a long gap, MyBlogLog has unveiled its new design. There are no new features though - only now everything is framed with shiny shadows and rounded edges.
Read Wikipedia articles, refer to Google Maps, watch YouTube videos, view Flickr photos, inside Microsoft Office Word, Notepad, Adobe Reader or other Windows applications without opening any browser.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 supports wireless Bluetooth microphones so you can dictate while you are several feet away from the computer.
Cropper for Windows is a simple yet versatile camera for the desktop screen that is unique in two ways - you have full control over the quality of image captures and second, there's built-in support for email templates and Amazon S3.
You use del.icio.us bookmarks to save all your favorite links at one place and put tags to describe each of these web pages. Jaxly does the reverse - it helps you discover fresh stories on the web based on your del.icio.us tags.
PDF Download includes a new web to PDF conversion feature that enables you to send any web page as email attachment in PDF format. Alternatively, you can save web pages as PDF to your local drive.
Pencil lets anyone sketch complex GUI mockup screens or web page prototypes in Firefox without even being a graphic designer.
Search engines always take into account the title text and keywords used in the URL of a web page while determining rankings of that page in search results. The influence may be small but keywords mentioned in the URL do carry some weight.
If you are superstitious and believe that names can bring (or deny) good luck, avoid giving your products a name that ends with the word me.
Google today introduced Knol, a Wikipedia style encyclopedia that anyone can edit but with some major differences: