The Best of Digital Inspiration

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

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.

Always on Top: Keep Any Window Visible Always

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.

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.

Download Google Chrome for Mac OS X & Linux

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.

How to Manage Email Overload with some help of your RSS Reader

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.

Bulk Convert Old Documents to Office 2007 Format

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.

Interact with Websites via Easy to Remember Email Addresses

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.

Template: Request Reconsideration To Remove Google Penalty

Want to file a reconsideration request with Google? Few weeks ago, my site almost disappeared from Google after a penalty. The search rankings of all pages dropped way down in Google search results though the site was not entirely banned in Google.