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Google Toolbar 5 for FF brings a leaf from Chrome’s book [Browser Tips]

If you had installed Google Toolbar 5 (BETA) for Firefox, you must have noticed a new feature that mimics Google Chrome.
On opening a new tab, you can see the thumbnails of most visited sites, just as you would do in Google Chrome.  You also have easy access to ‘Recently Closed Tabs’ and ‘Recent Bookmarks’.
Thumbnails on [...]

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TechCrunch’s Arrington takes leave of absence [Tech News]

Michael Arrington, founder of the popular technology blog TechCrunch, will be taking leave of absence for an unplanned period.  The reason he cites, varies from physical and verbal abuse, including a threat to his life. 
As per his blog post, Arrington is tired on being targeted by startups who aren’t noticed by TechCrunch or fellow [...]

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TripIt API released – First Open Travel Itinerary [Programming API]

Travel itinerary and trip planning service, TripIt announced the availability of their API (Application Programming Interface) on 26 January 2009.  This opens up opportunities for software developers to create travel applications using TripIt API. 
TripIt is an open platform that supports bookings from over 300 travel sites and also works with partners like Microsoft and Sabre.   [...]

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Things to know once you have the Twitter Account [Twitter]

You have created a Twitter account and started following a few.  So now what?  In this post, I will share with you a few tips on getting started with Twitter, so that can you can make full use of this powerful tool.
What is Twitter?
Twitter is a micro-blogging tool.  It is unlike a instant messenger, where [...]

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Write a Knol and feature at

Are you good at writing crisp, concise how-to content? Then you may now have a chance for your writing to feature at

Knol is Google’s tool for sharing knowledge content online. is known for its interesting and simple how-to content. Now both Knol and have teamed up, so that your [...]

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View Youtube and Google videos in Gmail Chat

Next time someone sends you a Youtube or Google video link on the Gmail Chat, you don’t really have to open it in a New tab or a window.
Now you can just click on the Youtube or Google Video link from your chat window and it plays for you right there.
This is how the preview [...]

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How to create a Web Questionnaire Form in 5 minutes?

Have you ever tried to create a Web Questionnaire Form?  If yes, then you know the pain in creating, maintaining, sharing and gathering the results.  But Google Docs makes life easier through its Forms.  In this post, you can find out how to use Forms and create a Questionnaire is 5 minutes!
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How to get a Daily Summary of your Overactive RSS feed?

An Overactive RSS feed (What is RSS?) like that of TechCrunch, delivers about 10 items everyday.  Consider 20 such RSS subscriptions and your RSS Reader can be cluttered in no time.  I am going to show you, how to get a Daily Summary of all posts from a RSS subscription.
Feedstomper is a utility developed by [...]

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How to use Multiple Search Engines with Google Chrome?

Google Chrome has a powerful but less documented Omnibox, that serves both as an Address bar and Search box.
To search for anything, you just have to type it in the Omnibox and Chrome takes you to the default Search engine with the results.
I will show you, how to use different search engines with Chrome and [...]

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