This is a list of most useful software and web applications that you may want to suggest to someone who has just bought a new computer. Most software and web apps mentioned in this guide are free and available for all platforms.
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Learn how to take screenshot images of your BlackBerry mobile phone with free applications. You can also do screen captures without connecting the BlackBerry to the computer.
The new Windows Live suite includes three different services for file storage and online synchronization. They are called Live Mesh, Windows Live Sync and Windows Live SkyDrive – all apps are available for free and you just need a Windows Live account to get started.
Spreadsheet Art: Learn how to draw paintings or trace art work in Microsoft Excel. You can create art in Google Docs as well by filling colors in individual cells.
If you don’t have Microsoft Office Word 2007, you can still read the Open Office XML Format (.docx) files in Firefox browser by converting the docx documents into HTML web pages.
You plan to watch a lengthy video clip on YouTube but the problem is that you have lot of other stuff to do and therefore can’t focus all the attention to just one video. How do you watch videos while multi-tasking?
Are you about to exhaust all the free storage space in your Google mail account? Learn how to reclaim lost space by deleting all the space hogging file attachments from Gmail in 5 minutes.
When you configure Amazon S3 with CloudFront, a copy of your S3 files get cached in various Amazon servers spread across important cities in US, Europe and Asia. Thus files load much faster for end-users.
Research from HP Social Computing Labs has confirmed that the best time to submit a new story on Digg is a weekday afternoon in the US. exposure.
If you hear strange clicking noises coming from the computer, it could be signs of a damaged hard disk drive.
Your guide to the top technology podcasts that cover Internet, computer software, gadgets, viral web video and productivity tips.
If you are looking to download some high-res video clips from YouTube for your next presentation, try this easy trick that will only display high quality videos in the search results.
Always-on-top is the feature that allows any program window to stay on top of all other windows even when it does not have focus. This lets you watch movies in VLC media player while browsing websites in IE.
Do you want to create a local backup of all your Google Docs documents. Or are you looking for some easy solution to automatically synchronize Google Docs and local Microsoft Office files? Check out Syncplicity.
Windows Live Writer blog editing software is available for Windows Vista and XP only but you may run Writer on a Mac as well via VMWare Fusion. Let’s learn how to be more efficient with Live Writer.
Flickr Guide will show you how to do everything on Flickr. You can download and backup flickr pictures, set them as rotating wallpapers, browse pictures in 3D, make a screensaver and more.
Type some name and look at the search suggestions to see how legitimate the company you’re dealing with is.
Download Google Chrome for Mac OS X and Linux. You can install and use the Google Browser on a Macintosh or a Linux machine via the Chrome Chromium port and it’s a free download.
If you’ve feeling feeling overwhelmed with the sheer volume of email messages that hit your Inbox each day, try these four ideas and tips that should help reduce your overall email burden without interrupting your incoming flow of information.
Learn how to add inline language translation to your website using Google AJAX language API. You may either put the languages in a drop down menu or use the country flags.
You can bulk convert office documents in simple steps. The method works with Word (doc to docx), Access databases, PowerPoint (ppt to pptx), Visio diagrams, Excel (xls to xlsx) and Microsoft Project files.
You know how easy it is to interact with websites through email. For instance, you can upload photos to Flickr, publish blogs on Tumblr, upload files to Google Docs, save notes in Evernote, send videos to YouTube, convert documents .. and so much more with a simple email message.
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