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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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Download Flash and Video 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. Culture My Year of TED: How 54 talks changed a life By Kylie Dunn What do you get when you cross a 39-year-old perfectionist with 54 TED Talks and far more honesty than any person probably needs to experience? 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. Culture My Year of TED: How 54 talks changed a life By Kylie Dunn What do you get when you cross a 39-year-old perfectionist with 54 TED Talks and far more honesty than any person probably needs to experience?

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. 4Download the video. Edit Method 2 of 5: Using Browser Extensions 1Install a downloader extension. 4Wait for the download to finish. Edit Method 3 of 5: Downloading SWF Files 1Open the video site in Firefox. Edit Method 4 of 5: Copying SWF Files from the Browser Cache 1Open Internet Explorer, or use your computers search tool to locate your Temporary Internet Files if you use a different browser. Edit Method 5 of 5: Downloading RTMP Streams 1Install a media downloading program.

PCFoo - Custom PCs Made Easy 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. It is not even the last giant standing as many online games still run on Flash. Flash animation files are embedded as SWF (Small Web Format) files in webpages. Download Flash Files Using Chrome To download SWF files in Chrome without the express help of any extensions, you have to dive into some of Chrome’s tools that are favored by developers. Open the Flash video on a Chrome tab and allow it to load completely. Download Flash Files Using Firefox All Done!

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. Unfortunately, the fact that your email account is not on this particular list does not mean that it has never been hacked. Get your own favorite tip published! This tips section is maintained by Vic Laurie. Click here for more items like this.

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. Next, click the Create profile button.

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". If you are new to web design, maybe you are thinking: "Why I have to limit to that small set of fonts? If you want to know how the fonts are displayed in other OS's or browsers than yours, after the table you can find several screen shots of this page in different systems and browsers. The list First, a few introductory notes: The names in grey are the generic family of each font. 1 Georgia and Trebuchet MS are bundled with Windows 2000/XP and they are also included in the IE font pack (and bundled with other MS applications), so they are quite common in Windows 98 systems. 2 Symbolic fonts are only displayed in Internet Explorer, in other browsers a font substitute is used instead (although the Symbol font does work in Opera and the Webdings works in Safari).

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. However, the downside to this approach is that you’ll lose all of your data as soon as you shut down or restart the computer you’re working on. If you’d like to keep a customized Linux environment in your pocket, this isn’t what you want. Enable Persistent Data If you’re an Ubuntu user, you have the option to enable persistent data on your USB drive. This is also ideal if you use a large variety of systems with the USB drive, as the Live environment will detect what hardware is available every time it boots. Conclusion

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. Microsoft kept the hosts file alive in Windows networking which is why it varies very little whether used in Windows, OS X or Linux. The first part will be the location to redirect the address to, the second part will be the address that you will want to redirect, and the third part is the comment. 127.0.0.1 localhosts #loopback Now let’s look at accessing the hosts files in the different operating systems… Windows 8 or 8.1 or 10 Unfortunately Windows 8 or 10 makes it annoying to open apps as administrator — but it’s not too difficult. If you’re using Windows 10, it’ll look more like this: Then you can edit as normal. Ubuntu

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. Wait You do know that Gmail will eventually come back up, right? Before you start posting about Gmail’s demise on social media, you may want to take a closer look at your Internet connection. If it is your Internet connection, then try the old reliable “turn it off, turn it on” approach with your Internet router. Access Gmail Another Way The main Gmail user interface is not the only way that you can get to Gmail. If the website interface is down, but the service is still operating, then you may be able to access your Gmail through something like Microsoft Outlook or Windows Live Mail. Give Google Takeout a try and see if that helps. Have A Backup To Your Gmail Don’t Use Gmail

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