The Best of Digital Inspiration

Read some of our most popular tips, tutorials and hacks around software and web apps.

Windows Live Sync vs. Live Mesh vs. SkyDrive: Which is Right for You?

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.

How to Create Art with Microsoft Excel

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.

Open docx Files in Firefox without Office 2007

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.

How to Watch YouTube Videos While Working on other Tasks

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?

Search High Resolution Videos on YouTube

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.

Lower your Amazon S3 Bill and also Improve Website Loading Time

This is a money-saving tip for web publishers who use Amazon S3 for hosting images and other static content like CSS, JavaScript files, etc. Your site will also load relatively quicker since the number of requests to Amazon S3 will be reduced.

Backup and Sync Google Docs with Office Documents

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.

More Efficient Blogging with Windows Live Writer

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: How to Do Everything with Flickr

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.