Archive for November, 2006

The objective here is to have two fully functioning mobile phones while only paying one bill. You’ll need two cell phones, one with service and another without. Now the first step is to find the secret menu on your cell. is one of the best places to find that out, just search for your […]

Zamzar is an online file conversion service which is free and offers support to a lot of file formats (Documents, Audio, Video and Images). The simple interface involves a three step process, 1) Upload 2) Set the conversion to format 3) Provide your email id (to receive the file), to get your file converted from […]

Razz Mixer is the latest to join the zillion podcasting services available online. Though it might be late to join the band wagon, it certainly registers a good impression for its simplicity and feature. Step 1: Choose sounds by dragging them from the “more effects” drawer and dropping them onto the effects buttons. Step 2: […]

ReviewMe is not only a new ads service but also an interesting ad concept. The idea is fabulous -> you have advertisers and you have bloggers. Why not get the bloggers to write about the product instead of just putting irrelevant ads on their site sidebar? At ReviewMe once you register you can order reviews […]

The new interface of Gmail is kinda sleek I would say. The gtalk integration had to pip in and the message box is now fixed length, even though the blue bar with the rss snippets is flexible width. A sleek menu bar with functions is also a nice touch to the whole compose mail funda […]

Quick Bytes

09Nov06 is a website launched by a group of students from IIM A to help MBA aspirants in their CAT preparation. As the name suggests you get 10 questions a day comprising of all three sections. Quick Online Tips reports the works on FireFox 3.0. FireFox 3.0 should be out by second quarter of 2007. […]

For the past few days, Geocities proved to be the most suitable playground for script kiddies and phishers. With many social engineering geocities websites popping here and there luring people to part with their user ids and passwords, it has not been a good ride for geocities. Geocities is doing its best to pull down […]

Forbes has put up an interesting list of the 25 great moments in Robotics History dating back from 140 B.C starting with the first water clock which marked the beginning of Robotics. (The date for the first moment I guess should have read 140 BC instead of 1400 BC as all the events are in […]

Now this was expected, with people (espl. student community) spending most part of their internet time refreshing their orkut homepage waiting for scraps to trickle so that they can go reply back. I would say this is a fantastic move by Google. By integrating orkut to gtalk not only are they making lives of bored […]

Vox is the new free blogging platform which graduated recently from the Six Apart Lab. At first sight I knew it lived up to the Six Apart reputation. Why does VOX score? Simply for its simplicity and features. Imagine blogger + livejournal + wordpress + flickr + orkut/myspace + youtube + amazon + listables + […]