Microsoft is working on a project like Google’s StreetView. The technology is named as Microsoft’s StreetSlide thru which one can view a panoramic picture of streets like in StreetView of Google. But in StreetSlide, Microsoft has added lot many new dimensions like viewing the same street from different locations and even take a view on full street in stretch mode. Here is the video demo of Microsoft StreetSlide released by Microsoft Research team.
Sometimes you don’t have Twitter App working on your mobile phone or you are having access to emails only. In that case if you want to tweet something special from your twitter account, you can do that by just sending an email to a specific email ID assigned to you. Twitpic is having an option to update twitter by sending an email to a unique email ID assigned to your account.
WordPress 3.0.1 is released and available to upgrade or install. After WordPress 3.0 release, team was working on some minor issues. In WordPress 3.0.1, team has closed around 55 tickets which were of low or normal priority. In WordPress 3.0.1, they have fixed the problem where logged in users can peek at trashed posts belonging to other authors.
Google and China love-hate story is now very familiar to everyone. Google has created a dedicated page where one can see the accessibility and availability of Google services in mainland China. According to this chart, Google Web Search is blocked in China on 29’th July 2010. Other services like YouTube, Sites, Blogger, Picasa are already blocked over there.
It was Tuesday, 27’th July at 4:40 AM, I got an email from Google Adsense team that my account is violating Adsense policy in some way. That was a shocking moment for me as I never ever tried to violate Google Adsense policy in any form. In fact I make my living on Blogging and earn more than $1,000 per month from Adsense only, so it was very difficult situation for me. Read full communication and story.
Indian cabinet has already approved the Rupee symbol designed by D. Uday Kumar and now it is time to use it in daily life. As it will take at least 6 – 8 months for new symbol to appear on standard keyboards but you can start using it on documents using the free font released by Foradian Technologies. They released three versions of Indian Rupee font as well as couple of wallpapers for your desktop.
Browsers are becoming the most powerful and used application on computers or Smartphones. We are used to open dozens of sites at a time on browser and keep them on different tabs on a single window. But when you reach around 20 tabs, it becomes difficult to keep track of them. Tab Candy is an application developed for Firefox which can organize your tabs in such a way that you can browse any topic on single window but at the same time can keep track of each of them.
Till now Printers were used as a static device which needs to be connected to computer to print a job like documents, PDF, Tickets etc. If you are using a Smartphone like BlackBerry, iPhone or any Android Phone and browsing stuff on more than 3.2 Mbps connection then you must have things to print on your Smartphone. HP has launched web enabled printers which are having an email ID associated with that and printers are connected to Internet. Whether you can connect printer to Internet by using LAN cable or Wi-Fi. Send an email and get your print job done.
We have just released a free WordPress Plugin “IFRAME Embed For YouTube” on Internet Techies. This plugin enables you to insert IFRAME code for a particular YouTube video on your WordPress blog. IFRAME inserted code for YouTube automatically detect the browser capability and automatically switch between flash and HTML5. So videos embedded thru this plugin will be visible on browsers which are not having flash support (specially mobile device browsers). Have a look at the demo and enjoy this light weight free WordPress plugin.