An unofficial port of our favorite custom Android recovery i.e. ClockworkMod is now available for the Toshiba Folio 100 tablet. It is the version 22.214.171.124 and can be used to perform a wide range of recovery operations on the tablet. Further details after the jump. Read More
NI Adam Launcher Installer Alpha
– codenamed ADAMa – lets you install the Launcher app from Notion Ink Adam tablet on your Viewsonic G Tablet. We all love the Notion Ink Adam launcher for its looks as well as convenience so if you want to grab it for your Viewsonic G Tablet, read on.
Last year, Aatif reviewed
an impeccable web application called min.us
, which takes a very fresh approach to the concept of sharing photos with family and friends. min.us
, at that time, let anyone upload and share images via drag & drop while allowing others to view, share and upload on the website without having to sign up for an account. Recently min.us project developer updated us about some freshly-baked additions. Out of all the improvements it now has to offer, its desktop utility for Windows, Mac, and Linux is the most significant. To top that, Android users can also download an app from the market.
Talking about the new features, you can now share anything including music, images, videos, and documents, while image galleries can be organized and maintained as well. You can add description to photo gallery, caption images, and have one dedicated gallery URL for quick access. In this post, we will be bringing min.us desktop app for Windows into limelight.
XPS is an XML-based Page Specification format originally developed by Microsoft. You can find XPS viewer in Windows Vista and Windows 7 which can quickly render XPS documents, allowing you to read contained content. Since native XPS Viewer lacks many essential features for improving reading experience, there is dire need of have an application which can deal with XPS document in a better way. We have previously covered XPS Annotator
that can be primarily used to convert XPS document into images. aReader
is an open source XPS viewer which has been developed to emphasize on improving user’s readability.
Leo is an application that guides users who are new to MS Office, Firefox, Facebook and iTunes. It functions in two modes, the Guide Me
and Do it
mode. A task can selected to perform (e.g. importing bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox) by searching it out and selecting it in Leo and run it in either of the two mode. In the Do it
mode the application/website automatically opens and areas are highlighted to perform the task. On the contrary, the Guide Me
mode opens the app and shows a demo to perform the task.
is an application which allows user to check USB drives and SD Cards for read and write errors. You can measure the degree of damage which has been done to partially broken/damaged USB drives by filling all the free space. Another usage can be observed when you’ve, unknowingly, got one fake USB on which data can only be written or read. It writes and then reads data to thoroughly check both operations to let user know about the errors and speed. Data filling can performed in two ways. You can either choose to fill all the available space or specify size in MBs which is to be filled for inspection purposes.
Tabs Visual Manager
is a Chrome extension that provides an instant thumbnail preview of all the opened tabs in a new window or tab. In other words, the user gets an overview of all the opened tabs in a speed dial like window. This can be very handy for people who work with several tabs and often find it difficult to remember all the opened websites.
Microsoft Smart Screen Filter is a feature present in Internet Explorer and other Microsoft products such as the Windows Live Messenger. It is a meant to protect users against web and social engineering threats. This Filter scans links that are accessed in a Windows Live application and opens them in the default browser. One reason that this warning pops up so frequently is because Microsoft reminds its users to protect their passwords and that they are leaving Windows Live to visit a website. However, it can be quite annoying when one comes across the SmartScreen filter after clicking on a link sent by a friend via a Windows Live application. Microsoft SmartScreen By Pass
is a Google Chrome extension that gets rid of this warning message and takes you directly to the desired webpage.
The Notion Ink Adam tablet features a modified Android installation with several additional features optimized for tablet devices and now you can install a port of this ROM on the Toshiba Folio 100 tablet. Read on after the break for more details, download link and installation instructions.
is a custom Android ROM for the Toshiba Folio 100 tablet that brings several enhancements to the device not present in the stock ROM, along with Google Apps already included by default. For the feature list, download link and installation instructions, continue reading after the break.
We have previously advocated Geany
for Linux users in our past 15 Ubuntu Text Editors
post. Geany, being a lightweight text editor, certainly enhances the text processing on Linux OS, as it includes many features which are not there in Linux native text editor. Now it is available for Windows users too, with a lot of document editing improvements.
for Windows offers lightweight IDE (Integrated Development Environment) to write, modify, manage and streamline programming language code of Java, C, PHP, HTML, Python, Pascal, SQL, VHDL, etc. It comes with small code-assisting features to tidy up the code, like code folding (expandables/collapsibles), auto closing HTML tags, easy code navigation, and symbol lists while compiler is also deployed within the application to compile and execute code. Being an extensible application, you will find many new plug-ins on developer’s plugin project page.
It happens quite so often that while filling out a lengthy form, writing an article, or commenting on forums, Firefox suddenly gets crashed due to some un-identifiable reasons. We all know that Firefox can recover all the previously opened tabs in case of crash, but what about the text you were entering at the time of crash? How would you recover the entered text back? Textarea Cache
may come useful in such situations. It is an extension for Firefox which can recover all the previously written text. It is originally programmed to cache text along with images and video links that load from WYSIWYG based text-editor, so users can retain lost articles, rough drafts, comments, etc back anytime.
Outlook saves all emails, tasks, journals, calendar items in PST files for offline access, therefore their safety can’t be compromised at any stage. To stay on the safe side, you should consider backing up all the PST files on regular basis. Safe PST Backup
lets you maintain and schedule PST backups. It supports all Outlook versions including, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2010. With Safe PST, backups are created incrementally, meaning that it detects the changes in original PSTs and update them accordingly in destination path. Furthermore, you won't need to specify target location each time before backing up a PST file, backups are maintained automatically.
Toshiba Folio 100 is one of the several Android tablets that surfaced last year. Coming from a manufacturer with a reputation of making high quality devices, this tablet is quite promising when it comes to hardware and you can now gain root access on the device to customize it beyond what the default Android 2.2 FroYo installation allows.
This is a quick hack that enables ADB access and installs USB drivers for NVIDIA Tegra and Tega 2 based Android Tablet devices including Notion Ink Adam Tablet, Advent Vega, Toshiba Folio 100, Toshiba AC100 smartbook, Viewsonic G Tablet and more. For the detailed guide, read on after the break. Read More
is a desktop manager that organizes, geotags, and keeps a backup of all photos and videos to the cloud. It uses Amazon S3 Cloud Storage for storing photos and provides 1 GB of free space upon signup. Apart from basic photo management, it can edit photos and stream full HD videos from the cloud in RAW format. Read More
Loomnit is a Google Chrome extension that quickly provides a short URL to share website links and uploaded files or images. For example, you can upload a file or image and instantly get a short URL that can be used to share them with anyone via the Loomnit website. All uploaded content can be downloaded by anyone with the appropriate link. Although previously reviewed Ge.tt
provides a similar service, Loomnit allows doing so directly from the Chrome browser.
There is a new alternative ROM available for the Viewsonic GTab besides TnT Lite, known as the GAdam. This ROM is based on the Notion Ink Adam firmware and has been released by XDA-Developer forum member roebeet
. If you want to install it to your tablet, please continue reading.
IP Geolocator is a Google Chrome extension that allows instantly locating an IPv4 address location. Just enter the IP address in the text box and hit OK to find the location. This can be useful for people who wish to locate the geographical location of an IP address, for example, some people keep logs in their firewall to check which IPs might be attempting to collect information about their computer. They can investigate these IPs from the logs by using this extension. Although, there are many services that offer the same function, being able to do that instantly from the Chrome browser is indeed quite convenient.
When searching a keyword on Google, we often come across spam links. Many websites automatically pick the searched term and generate a similar result to attempt phishing. While sometimes these links are easy to identify (e.g. when one searches the term Whitehouse and a link says “buy Whitehouse”), at other instances, they can be quite convincing. Google Search Spam Blocker
is a Chrome extension that warns against spam links and allows users to block unwanted URLs from appearing in the Google search result.