FireFound is hands down the best security add-on for Firefox. It is a recently launched add-on which can track the location of your laptop if lost or stolen. It shows you the approximate geolocation along with the WiFi Network it last connected to. Read More
The most selling laptops in the market have 15 inch screen, they all lack the numpad because there is no space to fit in. The netbooks are selling like hotcakes and same is the case with them. I didn’t find the need for numpad until I started working with Office Excel 2010. Read More
Travelocity, a travel company, has launched a desktop app developed on adobe air which notifies the user immediately when the deals on flight and hotel drop to meet the defined criteria. A perfect app for those who are planning to travel for vacations.
Microsoft Office Outlook 2010
is quite stable but not perfect, if your PST file becomes corrupt then you will need a repair tool to fix it. PST stands for Personal Storage Table(also referred as Personal Folder File) and is used to store all your Inbox, and other information. If it becomes corrupt, then your Inbox will also get corrupted.
Recently, we have been playing around Outlook 2010 a lot. You can read the previous posts on using it in Offline Mode
, running in Safe Mode
, and speeding it up by downloading Headers
only. Now we are going to show you how to manage the Outlook add-ins.
is a dead-simple add-on for the upcoming Thunderbird 3 desktop client that allow users to shrink the attached images by resizing them before sending an email. This helps in speeding up the process and your email gets send faster.
Do you have a text file that is bigger than 100MB or 1GB in size? It is not too uncommon, a busy server log can be more than 1GB in size. So the question is how can we open such a large text file?
If your Outlook 2010 is crashing due to a culprit add-in, then the only possible way is to start it in safe mode and remove the add-in. Apart from add-ins, there could be hundreds of other reasons why your Outlook is crashing. In all cases you will need to start Outlook 2010 in safe mode.
Steam is a popular desktop client that allow users to buy games, make friends, and connect with others. In short, it is a social gaming platform and marketplace where everyone can communicate. Even though I have never encountered any problems, there are complains that some users are not able to login, while others are having update problems, and so on. Read More
Google Chrome has a bunch of privacy options to keep you safer. It also has a build-in Incognito mode which allows user to browser privately without worrying about the privacy. In this mode nothing is logged and no cookies are saved. But did you know that Chrome uses client_id? Read More
Running Outlook 2010 offline
can be useful if you want to perform any task other than email. But what if you have 100 emails and it is taking forever to download them? By default Outlook 2010 downloads both the emails and the attachments and does not ask the user about this setting when setting up an account for the first time.
Outlook 2010 is a great improvement over Outlook 2007, but is not perfect. When you open Outlook 2010, it will take some time to load depending on the number of new emails it has detected in your inbox. Once Outlook 2010 is running, it will start sending/receiving information which can sometime take forever if you receive large amount of new emails.
Microsoft Office 2010 includes Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010 and lots of other apps such as OneNote 2010, Visio 2010, Publisher 2010, etc. The contents of these apps are not indexable. This is where Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs come in.
Did you know that Windows 7 uses it’s own DirectShow filters to decode several audio and video formats? If you want to use third party filters then it is not possible without making changes to the registry, which can be quite a hectic process. Read More
So we released MSE Update Utility a few weeks back and it had some bugs. One of the most serious was the Exception Error which was due to the date format. This error is fixed now, but we did however find something interesting along the way.
As we mentioned
yesterday, ePub is a format which stands for electronic publishing and is a standard for many ebook readers. There are tools which can be used to read ePub format, but what if you want to write a book and save it in ePub format?
We have been covering some shinny new features in Office 2010 for a few months now, and have brought you several detailed articles on Word 2010
, Excel 2010
, PowerPoint 2010
, and OneNote 2010
. It is time now to have a look at the new features in Outlook 2010.
Today we came across a tool which allows you to texturize the Windows 7 taskbar. Taskbar Texturizer
is a light-weight tool which offer 10+ textures but there is a small interesting story behind it.
An independent developer (named Brad) got frustrated because StartDock added the exact same feature in Windows Blinds 7 and was toting it as a "Major Feature". But Brad actually coded it in 2002, so he quickly recompiled it, added the tray support, and released it for the public.
Just like Google Wave, Google Voice has generated quite a buzz across the world. Google aims to change the way we communicate and since it is becoming more and more common, there are reasons why Google Voice must be on the desktop. Read More
Just because we are all using Windows 7 doesn’t mean that Windows XP is dead. Majority of the new netbooks come with Windows XP pre-installed, thus increasing it’s market share marginally. Some netbooks also come with Windows 7 Starter, but that is a different story.