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[19 May 2014 | No Comment]

Not surprisingly, there’s no shortage of tricks and shortcuts in web development. Today, we’ll be going over a few lesser-known ones.
Web development can be a fairly rough job, even if you know what you’re doing. It’s not even that it’s horrendously difficult or intimidating; it’s simply incredibly time-consuming. For that reason, it’s no surprise that developers have over the years come up with a laundry list of different tools, hacks, and kludges designed to make their lives easier.

Guest Post, Miscellaneous »

[5 May 2014 | No Comment]

It is the age of technology. Be it in education, modern business, sports or space science; we can’t even image milestones of progress in these sectors without embracing the technology. However, we can all agree for the right advancement, there should appropriate upgrade in knowledge. As well can all agree, presently information technology industry is booming. You may wonder why? And instantly realize the essence of IT in the technological advancement, plus, the day to day uses of IT in our lives. I would not be exaggerating if I pronounce, …

Guest Post, Miscellaneous »

[7 Mar 2014 | No Comment]

With online presence of different businesses is growing faster over the web landscape, it is imperative to keep a check over your online reputation. As the web is accessible all across the globe, your business prospects are not just limited to one region or country but all over the world. You carry out business globally and you have countless businesses and companies dealing with global clients. This has therefore compelled businesses to keep a check over the idea of online reputation. The following are some of the best ways …

Linux, Miscellaneous, Ubuntu »

[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment]

SMPlayer is a free and open source media player for Windows and Linux. It is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer.
SMPlayer is a very good alternative to VLC media player. It is faster than VLC and can play almost all video and audio formats. You don’t need to download and install any external codecs.

Miscellaneous »

[19 Nov 2012 | One Comment]

Here is a quick guide on calculating inverter and battery backup time.
There are different capacity of inverters like 200VA, 250VA, 350VA, 400VA, 450VA, 500VA, 625VA, 1200VA, etc. The capacity of the inverter should be chosen based on how much watt of appliances you power at a time.
How to convert from VA to Watts?

Miscellaneous »

[12 Nov 2012 | No Comment]

Here is the solution to “There are no free MBR slots on the disk” error while creating new partition on Windows 7.
Scenario:

Miscellaneous »

[5 Oct 2012 | 3 Comments]

Whether you should choose Dedicated Server Hosting or Shared Hosting depends upon the web operation that you run or required.
Shared Hosting

Miscellaneous »

[29 May 2012 | No Comment]

Wordle is a very cool & free online tool to create your own word clouds from the text/words you provide. You can provide your own bunch of words or this site also has the feature to generate automatic word cloud from the link of any webpage you provide.
Here is what the site has to say:-

Guest Post, Miscellaneous »

[23 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments]

Having a strong and reliable WiFi Signal is a crucial part of any broadband connection. Broadband usage can be significantly limited if you find that your connection cuts out, or does not reach certain parts of a building. You may also have problems with getting the right broadband speed through a router. There are multiple solutions that you can try, which will require varying levels of investment. These range from attempting to optimise your existing connection, through to upgrading your WiFi to new router and booster technologies.
Optimisation

Guest Post, Miscellaneous »

[24 Feb 2012 | No Comment]

These days marketing through email is critical in enhancing your relationship with customers while encouraging customer loyalty and repeat business. Is your email marketing working the best it can for you? Through A/B testing, you’ll be able to identify what is currently lacking in your email campaigns so you can move in the right direction. Whether your goal is to increase newsletter signups, sales, or traffic, we’ll identify ways to enhance your marketing efforts in this article.

(Courtesy of mil8)

Miscellaneous, Ubuntu »

[7 Nov 2011 | No Comment]

The term Virtual Host refers to the practice of running more than one web site (such as www.company1.com and www.company2.com) on a single machine.
Virtual hosts can be “IP-based“, meaning that you have an IP address for each web site, or “name-based“, meaning that you have more than one web site per IP address. The fact that they are running on the same physical server is not visible to the end user.

Miscellaneous »

[7 Oct 2011 | No Comment]

Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs
(February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011)
When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: “If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been …

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[19 Sep 2011 | One Comment]

I love to use open source and free softwares. For email client, I use Mozilla Thunderbird and for instant messaging client, I use Pidgin.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail and news client developed by the Mozilla Foundation.

Miscellaneous »

[9 Aug 2011 | 3 Comments]

Problem:
I am unable to start the localhost server (wamp / xampp).
When I type http://localhost or http://127.0.0.1 in Firefox, I get the following error message:-

Unable to connect
Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at localhost.

Magento, Miscellaneous »

[4 Jan 2011 | 24 Comments]

Here is a list of sample/dummy/test credit card numbers, which are safe to use when you test credit card functionality on a website or application that involves credit card transactions. These credit card numbers validate properly but they are not actually in use.
NOTE: