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How to find unclaimed usernames

May 25th, 2009 Comments off
Check unclaimed usernames

Check unclaimed usernames

KnowEm is yet another website that checks for unclaimed usernames in popular social sites. You can check more than 100 websites for open usernames.

Recently we have reviewed Usernamez, Checkusernames, Namechk.

KnowEm is one more website in the row that would help you to keep your online brand over various social sites.

Website Link : EnowEm.com

Send mails with lots of emoticons

April 30th, 2009 5 comments

Are you the one who often use emoticons in your mails? Then you have a great news today from GMail Labs.

Google introduced emoticons on October 2008 through Gmail Labs.

A new release in GMail labs, Extra Emoji, showered with a lots of emoticons.

Below is the list of emoticons released by Extra Emoji.

Using emoticons in mails are always fun and makes the mail better in terms of look and feel.

Enable Extra Emoji from GMail Labs and Have fun!

Yahoo said Goodbye to GeoCities

April 24th, 2009 3 comments

This is the age of  blogosphere. Now we have so many ways to be part of internet through blogs and social networking sites. There are many websites provides blogs and spaces and it is growing like anything.

But there were days where only very few offer such services to create sites. Yahoo GeoCities is one among them.

Now Yahoo GeoCities no longer accept new accounts. Yes, it is closing down. The message from GeoCities is given below.

Goodbye GeoCities

But not sure, what will happen to the existing accounts. It just says that “GeoCities will close later this year”. The following is the one given in Yahoo GeoCities help centre.

“Existing GeoCities accounts have not changed. You can continue to enjoy your web site and GeoCities services until later this year. You don’t need to change a thing right now — we just wanted you to let you know about the closure as soon as possible. We’ll provide more details about closing GeoCities and how to save your site data this summer, and we will update the help center with more details at that time”

Also read : Yahoo said Goodbye to RSS Feeds

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Suspended account in Twitter

April 11th, 2009 Comments off

I tried visiting one of the follower in Twitter. But when I clicked the Twitter user URL, I have got the following error message and it says that the user is suspended.

Suspended Account in Twitter

Suspended Account in Twitter

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Find open usernames

April 3rd, 2009 Comments off

Check open usernames

Check open usernames

namechk.com is a new online service that allows you to find the available usernames from 84 different websites.

After www.usernamecheck.com withdrew the similar service, this one would be a nice alternate.

The speed of namechk.com is pretty fast when compare to other alternative services that checks open usernames.

This would definitely be helpful to find the open usernames.

Check open usernames : namechk.com

GMail celebrates it's 5th anniversary

April 1st, 2009 7 comments
GMail 5th Anniversary

GMail 5th Anniversary

1 April 2004, the day, GMail was launched to public with 1GB mail box quota. Today, GMail celebrates it’s 5Th anniversary.

GMail or GMail BETA?

March 24th, 2009 6 comments

GMail BETA

GMail BETA was released on 01 Apr 2004 and currently being used by a huge number of people. GMail BETA will be celebrating it’s 5th anniversary on coming 01 April 2009.

The initial launch was with subscriptions that are based on invitations. Few years latter it was open to public which significantly increased the number of GMail users.

However still it will be with the BETA label. Isn’t strange to have BETA for a product which is doing good(?) over five years?

Although GMail BETA often announces new features it will still have the label BETA with it.

What is the big deal in the BETA?
Well, having a bug in stable release is much different than having a bug in BETA release. Isn’t?

If this continues for few more years, no wonder if, GMail would be called as GMail BETA.