Do you use more than one computer? One for home and one for office. Do you frequently miss your bookmarks if you have to use some other computer? Do you work with different browsers on different operating operating systems. It is time that you should start using web-based bookmarking or should we say that put your bookmarks in the cloud. Continue reading
Google,Yahoo or Bing can search what you are looking for, but what about searching from the content which is fresh like twitter, microblogging and recent news. We know twitter also has a search, but what about if you want to know what is getting streamed on WordPress, CNN, Reuters, Flickr and Twitter?
If you have an old car with broken handle and you are not able to get it from your dealer. You can print it at home. Yes, with the help of 3D printer with ABSPlus plastic, connected to your Windows XP machine over regular network connection. All that, without noxious fumes or toxic materials, no vents, no extra handling or requirements. What’s more you can even use 3D scanner to scan a part and duplicate it on 3D printer. Continue reading
If you use MS Outlook for email in office and want to know:-
- Who is your number one contact?
- Who is responding to your email fastest?
- What is the best time to expect a response from your boss?
- Who is having better ranking? your boss, your spouse or your ex-colleague.
- Who is on linkedin or facebook?
I have installed a lot of Linux variants and tried to time the boot time, one of my earlier post talks about booting PC in ten seconds. With netbooks getting too much of penetration and Google getting in to cloud based Operating Systems and pushing for quicker than ever boot time. Instead of counting how many hours i have wasted in my entire lifetime while waiting for my computer to boot up? I would rather switch to a Linux distro. Continue reading
Let the Blinds go up and down automatically and close your Windows. Control your lights from any Device (Remote, Mobile Phone, PDA ). You do not need to stand up again. Play your Media Files, DVDs, CDs, TV where-ever you are. Answer your calls from any where in the house, let any call be transferred to your mobile, when you are outside. LinuxMCE can do that for you. Continue reading
Select and add modules before you actaully build and install operating system. Want to make a multimedia operating system chose your modules from the list. Just want to have graphic, editor and artwork tools, you can select those only. SLAX is very small, fast and eye candy Linux operating system with modular approach. It runs from the CD without installing the OS on the hard disk. You can even run it on a computer which is not having a hard disk or even on a computer wth crashed windows operating system. It can also work as a live CD which you can use on any computer and start working. Continue reading
We all know ,that now Linux is here for years and quite stable, a lot may enterprises are betting on the capability of what Linux can provide. Do we need a feature to feature caparison with Solaris, HP-UX or AIX . I guess we should not, as there are still a lot many factors like organization plan and support where big enterprises are showing resistance in migrating from Unix to Linux. But yes, Continue reading