Monthly Archive: December 2011

Dec 25

11 Best Animated Google Doodles of 2011

Article first published as 11 Best Animated Google Doodles of 2011 on Technorati. Every time a Google Doodle shows up on the ubiquitous Google Search page, it makes us pause for a moment and helps us appreciate the importance of that day. Some of the Google Doodles are so impressive that we end up spending …

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Dec 22

Android Ringtone Maker

These days we can very easily set any MP3 as the ringtone on our smartphone. However, most of the times, we only want a specific part of the MP3 to be played. This is where MP3 Ringtone Maker for Android comes into picture. An awesome app which makes it so much easier to extract the part …

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Dec 14

Raid de Himalaya – The Incredible Journey Ends

Article first published as Raid de Himalaya – The Incredible Journey Ends on Technorati. Continuing from where I had left… There was no spare tyre at our disposal even now and the distance to cover was huge. Driving slow and steadily was the only option we had. We arrived at Pang after crossing Nakeela Pass …

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Dec 12

What is Schemer?

If you are running short of ideas or motivation then Schemer is the place to be. This recently launched service by Google is currently an invitation-only website. The idea is simple – It lets you discover things to do. It even lets you add “Schemes” of your own and make them public. You can keep …

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Dec 09

Free – How to Convert Slides to Digital Images

Did you know that in really old times people used to take photos on slides and transparencies? Of course you know and probably you still have those old memories stacked away somewhere in your attic. The most common slide is the 35mm version on a 2 X 2 cardboard mount. The slide could be inserted …

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Dec 08

How to Boost WiFi Signal – Homemade Solution (Tested)

Are you struggling with poor WiFi reception at your place? The signal strength indicator just doesn’t seem to get satisfied, isn’t it? Well I struggled with the same situation a few months before and decided to look for a cheap solution online. I did not want to spend any extra bucks by purchasing a WiFi …

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Dec 07

Sorry, We Can’t Send Your Request

Facebook has become THE “online hangout” place for all, from a teenager to a grand pa. Imagine yourself being banned from interacting and making friends at this digital hangout suddenly, without any justification. The same thing happened to me last week. I was banned for sending any more friend requests for 4 days. I have …

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Dec 06

Raid de Himalaya – Stranded in Sarchu

One good thing about our group was that we did not panic in any situation. Things seldom go according to our plans and when you are in Raid de Himalaya, things not going according to plan is implied (with a double underline!). After crossing Bara-lacha la and covering some distance towards Sarchu our own little …

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