Monday, December 24, 2012

Batch conversion or resizing of images in irfanview

Ever wanted to resize all the images in a folder instead of doing it one at a time?
This link shows the easiest way to resize all the images in a folder at one go using irfanview:

You can view it here:

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Camscanner - a very useful free Android app

CamScanner is a must have android app which converts that Android phone or tablet snap of a text or print document into a beautiful scanned document. Just see the difference between a snap of a notebook page before and after use of the Camscanner app.

Before camscanner use: (snap taken with a galaxy Note):

Here is the same page after use of this simple app:- pretty neat.....!!

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Adding google toolbar to firefox 12

This link can prove useful to those who wish to see Page rank and other google toolbar features on their recent versions of firefox browsers.

I tried it and it worked. The check compatibility option enables the google toolbar on Firefox 10, 11 and 12.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Chocolate is not so bad after all:

A little chocolate can actually be good for health after all.
If some recent research done in California is to be believed a little of chocolate can actually prevent weight gain. But if overdone, it can actually cause the exact opposite- with resultant weight gain.

NCR- no country redirect- the battle to censor the net

Google has given in to political bickering by regional bigwigs and so called regional politics by redirecting the blogs ending in to (for India) and so on. This is to prevent litigation by courts and other legal tangles in countries like India which demand that google censor its content in these nations. But is it possible to still bypass this system. Yes. To get to the uncensored international edition of the blog, type /ncr after the link. Eg: to reach this blog page:
This has worked so far.
Until some petty politician rakes up muck again, perhaps Mulayamji or Mayawatiji if they needle the honorable Kapil Sibal!