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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know About

18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know About

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5 Ways to Download a Flash Movie Steps Edit Method 1 of 5: Using a Web Conversion Program 1Find a video downloading website. One of the most popular options is KeepVid, which works with YouTube, Vimeo, and a number of other streaming sites. Downloading videos from streaming sites will most likely violate the site’s Terms of Service. Distributing copyright material without permission is illegal. 100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!) Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. How To Download Embedded Flash Files Using Your Browser Maybe, history will record Steve Jobs and his famous memo as the first nail in the Flash coffin. From browser crashes to the cool Flash animations we grew up with, the story of Flash has always led to animated debates. But thanks to Flash, the web is a far more interactive place today. HTML5 maybe the new kid on the block and while it is growing up, Flash still holds sway when one thinks of rich animations and advanced interactive games. Remember, one of the most popular sites today – Facebook – is still having fun with Flash games.

How to Sync Outlook and Google Apps Business users have gotten used to Outlook. The email client for the more than one billion Microsoft Office users on the planet has become second nature. But some companies are finding that it saves them money and maintenance to let Google host their email, calendars, and contacts, even though this means a third party will have access to email contents and targeted display ads appear in the inbox. If you could use Outlook with your Google Apps Mail (really just Gmail), you don't have to see these ads, and you get a preview panel, inbox sorting, rich formatting, right-click options, social connector, and most of the other tools Outlook offers. Thankfully, Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook lets you take advantage of most of Outlook's tools—but only for Outlook 2010 so far. If you run Office 2013, you can still connect to a Gmail account through IMAP, but this will only get you mail, no calendars, tasks, or contacts.

How to Check If Your Email Account Has Been Hacked The news is full of reports of hackers breaking into online databases and stealing personal information from many thousands of accounts. Many of these compromised accounts have been published on the Internet by hacker groups like LulzSec and Anonymous. One way to check if your email account is among those published is described in the New York Times. An Australian technology professional, Daniel Grzelak, has created a website where you can check whether your email account is in 13 publicly available stashes containing more than 800,000 stolen records. The site is called Should I Change My Password.

Running Linux from USB: Are You Doing It Right? You’ve probably heard about live Linux environments on USB drives, but did you know that you can also keep data persistent or even do a full install on the USB drive? Here are your three options for carrying Linux in your pocket. Find out which method is best for you. Write a Live ISO to USB It’s been talked about many times before, but it’s become really easy to take an ISO image of your favorite Linux distribution and write it to any appropriately sized USB drive.

Common fonts to all versions of Windows & Mac equivalents (Browser safe fonts) - Web design tips & tricks Last updated: 2008/06/03 Return to the main page Introduction Here you can find the list with the standard set of fonts common to all versions of Windows and their Mac substitutes, referred sometimes as "browser safe fonts". 4 Things You Can Do To Prevent Panic When Gmail Goes Down Does the world really end when Gmail goes down? It is pretty easy to take Gmail for granted because, like Microsoft Windows or that stray eyelash you can’t seem to get rid of no matter how many times you gouge your own eyes out, it is always there. But when Gmail goes down, it seems like the whole world just stops.

Beginner Geek: How To Edit Your Hosts File On occasion you will need to edit the hosts file on your machine. Sometimes because of an attack or prank, and others so that you can simply and freely control access to websites and network traffic. hosts files have been in use since ARPANET. They were used to resolve hosts names before DNS. hosts files would be massive documents used to aide the network name resolution. Bypassing content filters: How to see the web they don't want you to see The web is supposed to be open, but behind the scenes, content filters are often busy controlling what you see. The filters could be at your school or workplace, blocking sites such as the time-sucking YouTube from being accessed. It could be a media website that streams music and movies only to users located in specific countries. An ISP or a restrictive government could also impose content filters. International travelers are often innocent victims of these filters, when they find they can't access their digital content from wherever they're currently located.

Troubleshoot fonts To view/add comments, you must enable JavaScript in your browser. Damaged fonts can cause various problems in Photoshop, some of which don't appear to be font-related. The following solutions are listed in order of easiest, and most likely to locate the damaged font, to more challenging or time consuming. Troubleshooting steps Here's 101 useful websites with easy to remember names Here's 101 useful websites with (mostly) easy to remember names. Most of these websites help you manage productivity or just have some fun. If you enjoyed this list be sure to check out MajorGeeks Top Freeware Picks. 1

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