Should We Turn Off Kindle After Reading?

Recently I was discussing with one of my friend who had just bought Amazon Kindle 3. Our topic of discussion was Kindle only. I have got my Kindle 3 some 4 months back and I am simply in love with this device. I have read with Kindle twice as much as I would have with paperbacks. Now where ever I go, my kindle is always with me. Coming back to discussion with my friend, he asked me something interesting about kindle. He question was "how do i turn off my kindle".  I answered him with another question " why you need to turn off kindle" Amazon Kindle 3 Continue reading "Should We Turn Off Kindle After Reading?"

How To Import All Your Facebook Contacts To Gmail & Yahoo! Mail

Sometime back in November 2010 Google was super pissed off at Facebook. This was because of Facebook's attempt to import Gmail data without Google's consent. apparently Facebook thinks of "one way" data traffic, it takes data from wherever possible but when it comes to sharing the user data with others Facebook shows a big middle finger. Google even made some public remarks regarding this issue. "We’re disappointed that Facebook didn’t invest their time in making it possible for their users to get their contacts out of Facebook. As passionate believers that people should be able to control the data they create, we will continue to allow our users to export their Google contacts." - Google Google, Yahoo! and many others allow a free flow of data from one to other. This reflects one philosophy - if you have created the data, you should be able to use it the way you want. On the contrary, Facebook uses others data but it never lets others use it data.
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Facebook uses Gmail, Yahoo! contact to populate its data
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iOS 4.3.1 gets its share of Jailbreak | Redsnow Untethered for Windows and OS X

If you have been waiting for a jailbreak for recently release iOS 4.3.1, than your wait is over. Dev-team has just released an untethered jailbreak, redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 (release candidate 9), for Windows and OS X .  Redsn0w 0.9.6 rc9 is capable of jailbreaking almost all iPhones and iPad1, here is the complete list.

Google search’s hidden treasure

Google’s engineers keep on adding new functionality to its search engine. Many of the features are well known, like Google has got inbuilt capability to check spelling mistakes. It can also suggest you words if you just know how to pronounce the word
Google search corrects spelling mistakes and suggests similar sounding words
Google search corrects spelling mistakes and suggests similar sounding words
Many Google search features are not well known, few of them are really useful. Here are few most useful Google search features Google Calculator: This is probably least known feature of Google. Normally people just type CALC in the run box and do their calculations, but Google calculator is not just about doing simple arithmetic calculations, if used properly it offers greater flexibility than other built-in calculators. Just try to do the below calculation in your regular calculator
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Google Calculator , a very handy application from Google labs
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WinRAR | A Handy File Splitter

I am not sure if this problem is with everyone but somehow all my attachments which are bigger than 10 MB or so fail to get attached in Gmail. It’s pretty annoying knowing that maximum limit of attachment is 25 MB still I am not able to attach smaller files.

I know yahoo mail has got better support for big file attachment but who wants to leave the Gmail and switch to cluttered Yahoo!? This frustration led me to search for alternate ways to send that PDF which my friend was waiting for.

A quick Google for of the term “file splitter” gave me an overwhelming   1,440,000 results!!  I decided to check out this result .First search result lead to filesplitter.org, offering a nice little free tool of just 627 kb size. This tool does the job just the way one expects splitting the files and joins the parts back together. It gives you the freedom to set your own size of the chunk.