Gmail's Priority Inbox is getting all the rave reviews these days. Users looking for a similar feature in Outlook 2010 will be disappointed to know that it doesn't exist. However, the Conditional Formatting feature in Office 2010 suite applications lets you apply formatting over user-defined rules or pre-defined conditions. In Outlook 2010, you can use this feature to highlight most important emails. Furthermore, it allows you to define the font family, font color and other styles for emails from specific senders. The applied conditional formatting rules
checks all the emails from your mail folder and highlight the important emails as per the defined rule.
Today we are covering a simple way of applying conditional formatting rule on a mail
folder. This feature will help you quickly highlight the most important emails and conversations from a specific mail folder. Just like Priority Inbox feature, it makes it easy for you to identify the important emails when Outlook finishes the sync process. In what follows, we will explain how you can use the conditional formatting to create a rule for highlighting the important emails.
The tech world is always filled with amazing stuff as today we stumbled across a video that claims iOS 4 has been ported on HTC Magic, and allegedly shows it in action on the device as well! According to XDA member Wellbug, the video is posted by a Chinese Smartphone hacker, who claims complete access to iOS 4 code and his iOS 4 port on HTC Magic includes working Wi-Fi, Calls, SMS, Multitasking, Folders For Apps etc,. If you are into smartphones, saying this is exciting would be an understatement. Read on for details.
Apple has seeded the official iOS 4.1 for iPod Touch 4th generation (4G). The new iPod Touch 4G was announced at Apple’s recent music event and is considered to be the iPod counterpart of the iPhone 4, sharing basically the same hardware components with some minor differences. While most units come with iOS 4.1 pre-installed, initial shipments might have an earlier version of iOS 4.x and those users can now update to iOS 4.1 from iTunes. Read on for details and download link.
We've got news for iPhone and iPod Touch users. iOS 4.1 is set to be released on 8th September as per Apple UK website. This major upgrade was officially announced at Apple’s media event that took place couple of days back. In what follows, we will take a look at the changes to be expected in this latest iOS update, and we will be updating the post with download links of iOS 4.1 for all the compatible devices once it is released. This update will bring several bug fixes and small improvements to many iOS devices. For more information, read on after the jump.
Mysql Monitor Tool
is an opensource java application developed to monitor health of your multiple MySQL server instances. It comes with simple interface and multi-threaded mechanism to check the running instances on different scales. Using this application, you can chart all the running instances of MySQL to keep them under your surveillance, view and record process list of all servers, customize graph plotting, and record chart data.
Previously we covered number of text editors having advance features and tools, such as; Fxite
, World Wide NotePad
, and EditPad
, all these text editors are primarily coded for end-users. ConTEXT
is another advance multi-lingual text editor, having innumerable features, tools whilst supporting a long list of languages for syntax highlighting. According to the developer, the reason behind its development is to serve as a secondary tool for software developers, who need a text editor supporting programming languages with all development related tools build-in.
Today Huawei has launched their affordable IDEOS handset that is tag lined with simplicity, affordability and accessibility. Huawei has acted as a silent player in Android handset scenario so far, with some low profile Android handsets rolling out at regular intervals that have failed to capture much interest among enthusiasts or media. While the IDEOS still caters to the low-to-mid-end market, it seems to be different; it must be something big for Huawei as this is their first Android 2.2 Froyo device and the most economical Froyo device to date.
Gaming can’t be counted as one of Android OS strengths, but lately we have observed some improvement in this regard. There is some great news for all Android owners, who had the chance to mingle with “Angry Birds” on their brother's, sister’s, friend's iPhone or iPod Touch. Droid Life reports Angry Birds to make Android debut soon and Rovio has kicked off subscription campaign already. Read More
Are you a proud owner of Google's flagship Android device - the Nexus One? If that's the case, we've got news for you! According to a simple 3-liner post on XDA-Developers forums by XDA member Football, the FRG33 update ROM for Nexus One is now available download, though unofficially. It seems to be an early leak and will likely get pushed out to Nexus One phones out there soon enough but if you are like us and can't wait to install the latest firmware version available for your phone, we've got more details as well as the download link for you right here after the jump.
Photoshop being a simple and pro shop for photos has one of the most basic tools known as the Color Replacement Tool
. Its presence is known from older versions of Photoshop. Today we will look at the basic use of color replacement tool. Click the Brush Tool, in the main toolbar on the left hand side and select Color Replacement Tool. Read More
Previously we have covered 5 awesome online video editing tools
, featuring diverse features and options to edit videos on the fly. Every time we come across a new web-based video editing application, we can't wait to test it out for you. JayCut
is not new but the recent update brings a whole new user interface making it easier to edit videos. For those who are not familiar with JayCut, it is an intuitive online-video editor which offers a great number of tools to edit videos and then publish them online. Now with the updates, you have Webcam and voice-over support, Slow motion effects, Green Screen
feature (create effects used in movies), and lots of video colorizing options in a revamped UI.
is a network security tool which comes with a fast port scanner to spy on connected nodes. Previously we covered Network Scanner
which is an advanced application having enough tools to confuse an average Joe. LanSpy is developed for network administrators to keep check on a small scale network in an easy way. The port scanner displays information about all the open ports on remote computers along with the services using open ports.
Finally the wait is over and Apple has just announced all new iPod Touch 4G in their media event currently taking place. The iPod Touch 4G is a revolutionary upgrade to iPod Touch with numerous enhancements in features and specs. It brings a lot of iPhone 4's features to the iPad Touch line, including Apple's famous high definition Retina display, iOS 4, Game Center and a lot more. For more information, detailed specs, launch date, storage variants and prices, read on after the jump.
Archos has just announced Archos G8 line of five new android devices varying in size, all running Android 2.2 Froyo. The hottest of all is the new 10.1| Archos 101 G8 internet tablet with a slim and light weight design with HD multimedia and a thinness of just 12mm. To learn more about this new entrant in the Android tablet market, read on after the jump. Read More
is a new extension for Google Chrome by the same developer behind the popular Firefox WebMail Notifier
extension. At the moment, it supports email notifications from Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, and AOL. It also supports multiple Google Accounts, but for this to work you need to turn on multiple sign-in feature.
Back in March, we covered Growl Site Monitor
, which notifies user via Growl
(a system notification tool) about the status of any website. Site Monitor
lacks this level of interactivity but offers a simple way to keep tab on websites status. It is a portable utility to monitor as many websites as you want whilst showing response time after specified interval.
is a light-weight text editor with some unique features like; Block functions (for inserting a file), flexible word wrapping, history for viewing previously created/accessed/modified files, extensive undo options, full-featured printing options (includes header/footer settings, page setup) and many more.
Outlook On The Desktop
is an extremely useful application which brings the most important Outlook 2010 items including Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, Notes, and Contacts, right on the desktop. Since opening Outlook 2010 application each time to view Calendar, Inbox, Contacts, etc., is nuisance-driving, this innovative application eliminates the need of navigating through Outlook to access these items and offers a simple desktop solution. Previously we have reviewed a tool called DeskTask
which only brings calendar and tasks on the desktop, Outlook on The Desktop
puts the whole email client on the Windows Desktop.
While portable devices are great for listening to music on the go with your earphones, they just don't cut it usually when there are multiple listeners and you want to play something out loud, due to the small size of speakers they usually sport. However, if you have an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, there's
a Cydia tweak for that! For boosting the volume of your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, Volume Booster 4.0 is your solution. Read on for details.
It seems the charm of producing touch-tablets is capturing special interest from LCD and other display type manufacturers. Recently we reported specs and features of ViewPad 7 by ViewSonic and now, HANNSpree, another global leader in LCD TV and monitors production, has announced it’s Multi-Touch Android based tablet. Unlike other Android tablets, this HANNSpree unit is 10.1 Inches with integrated nVidia Graphic Processing chip. We can expect a high level of gaming and multimedia experience on this tablet as well as some cool 1080p movie runtime.