Category Archives: Tools & Productivity

How to survive the email addiction


The article on email and focus makes me think how many times I unconsciously check emails in a day. I must practice to read emails 4-5 times in a day (at least the personal ones) but promise myself to clear … Continue reading

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Firefox or Chrome?


It is to hard decide which browser is the best. Both Chrome and Firefox have their own advantages. I have used both browsers regularly in the past. Chrome is certainly faster than Firefox. Lifehacker tests prove the same. However Firefox has some of the best … Continue reading

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Tools for mind mapping


Although the mind mapping techniques have been around for 30 years I have not heard much about their effectiveness in knowledge assimilation. But I watched my colleagues using it often (especially in trainings). If anything, the technique forces you to … Continue reading

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Disk digger to the rescue


Disk Digger is one of the newer generation tools to retrieve accidentally deleted files. Deleted files are usually left home less by Windows which lay around on the hard disk. They are fully deleted only after that part of the … Continue reading

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CSS techniques


Powerful CSS-Techniques For Effective Coding :Excellent collection of CSS resources to build web pages. The comments below the article link to more CSS resources.

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Adding favicon to my website


favicon.cc I had always been wondering how that little icon comes next to the URL in the address bar for professional websites. Finally I was able to find a good source of the images and realized how easy it is … Continue reading

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Use Chart Advisor. Its good


Chart Advisor is a neat add-in to Excel 2007. Often times we are not sure which chart to use when presenting excel data. Will a bar-chart be better or a pie-chart?. Chart advisor takes the guess work out of the … Continue reading

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Single Sign on for all your Instant Messengers


meebo.com Check this out. Single Sign-on for all your messengers.. Yahoo, G Talk, MSN and Aim…I tried this and it shows all the contacts in one single window. Decent UI.. Useful feature is you can talk at the same time … Continue reading

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Top 10 WindowsXP Tips


Top 10 Windows XP Tips Of All Time – Yahoo! News : Great handy tips on increasing performance of the PC. Some of the tips may need little tweaking with the XP setting so better be cautious.

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Google Toolbar Beta


Google Toolbar Beta has good jazzy features compared to the older version. I have been using the Tool bar for almost 2 years. it was extermly useful and productive for searches, to block nasty pop-ups, for auto filling-up loooong forms … Continue reading

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