This morning I saw these strange strings (!$title$! & $!text$!) in the RSS feeds of popular sites like TechCrunch and Inside CBC.
Twitter provides an excellent search engine but the problem is that Twitter Search is pretty useless for ego surfing – that’s because all hyperlinks on Twitter are in the form of short URLs so you’ll never know if that TinyURL link is pointing to you or someone else’s blog.
If you use blogs, FriendFeed or Twitter to monitor buzz around your favorite topics (say iPhone launch) - do check out Spy.
Tazti is a free voice recognition software for Windows that lets you search the web, control iTunes and navigate social websites like Facebook or MySpace using speech commands.
GoodSync can be used to sync files and folders between multiple computers, removable hard drives, USB sticks and even remote FTP sites.
When you perform a web search on mobile phone using Google SMS, the SMS text message you get back from Google has two parts - web search results and a short tinyurl.
The WordPress App for iPhone is now live on the Apple iTunes store. The app supports both self-installed WordPress blogs and those hosted on wordpress.com.
Stop hunting blogs and web forums for solutions and contact Microsoft directly over phone, email or web chat as they now offer free and unlimited tech support to all Windows Vista customers worldwide who are using Vista Service Pack 1.
With preferences in Techmeme, you can add links to major blog search engines like Ask Bloglines, Sphere, Google Blog Search, Technorati and IceRocket next to each of these stories.
SMS Poll, as the name suggests, is a free mobile cum web service that enables you to conduct live polls and surveys via text messaging.
Microsoft has long offered desktop tools to help you check compatibility of existing software programs and hardware devices with Windows Vista.
Are you looking for an unsuspecting place in your home where you can comfortably hide the USB Flash drive that stores all your secret data?
MHT is a very useful file format for saving HTML web pages and all embedded graphics into a single file (also known as web archive). Firefox 3 cannot export web pages to MHT format by default but you can still add MHT support in Firefox.
Now that you know the basics of Amazon S3 and are equipped with tools to manage files on S3, let’s focus on how data gets stored on Amazon S3 using Buckets.
Registrations for .me personalized web domains will go live in the next few hours and new .me domain names will be issued on a first-come first-served basis.
WordPress has a Press It bookmarklet like Tumblr that auto-detects photos and videos on a web page and enables you to quickly repost these items on your own WordPress blog.
Bug Shooting is an awesome screen capture program for Windows that is completely free and offers loads of features that are normally available only in commercial screenshot applications like SnagIt.
This tip will come very handy if you are editing a document inside Microsoft Word that spans more than a couple of pages.