Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Chrome not included in Google Pack

November 26th, 2008 Comments off
Google Pack

Google Pack is a free collection of essential software from Google and other companies.

The content of this software pack will vary for different languages.

The strange fact is that, none of these Google Pack versions contains Google’s official browser Chrome.

Is Google not confident about their own browser?

Microsoft Windows Family Tree

November 25th, 2008 2 comments

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Google Pages you've never seen

November 24th, 2008 5 comments

Here are few Google Pages you have never seen or rarely seen.

Google and Dilbert Doodle – A Doodles page for Dilbert

Get Stock Using Google – Google page to get stock and mutual fund information!

Google Easter Eggs Game – Cool game on Easter Eggs and Bunny

Google Heart – A page for Valentine’s day

Google Romance – Google Romance is a place where you can post all types of romantic information and, using our Soulmate Searchâ„¢

The end of an era – Windows 3.x

November 20th, 2008 Comments off

Windows 3.x has come to the closing moments of its long life.

On 1 November Microsoft stopped issuing licences for the software that made its debut in May 1990 in the US.

The various versions of Windows 3.x (including 3.11) released in the early 1990s, were the first of Microsoft’s graphical user interfaces to win huge worldwide success.

They helped Microsoft establish itself and set the trend for how it makes its revenues, and what drives the company until the present day.

How to disable calling on double click in Skype?

November 19th, 2008 Comments off

Most of us use Skype regularly to keep in touch with our family and friends.

By double clicking any contact in the Skype Contacts list will call that person. It is a nice feature.

But most of the times we double click the contact accidentally which will suddenly make a call. In such cases, it is very annoying. This auto call feature will disturb our friends so often; also calling someone should be in our control.

In order to avoid this, you can change the default settings and disable this feature; instead you can display the chat window on double clicking the contact.

Skype Options
  1. Click on the Skype Menu Tools->Options
  2. Under the category General, select General Settings
  3. Here you will find an option called When I double-click on a Contact or use the address field
  4. Select Start a chat option.
  5. Save and close the window

Now you can navigate through Skype contacts without any problems.

GMail Video Chat

November 12th, 2008 2 comments

Video Chat is one of the important facility which was missing in Google. So far we would have used Skype or Yahoo for Video chatting.

Google now introduced Video Chat in GMail. Yes, this facility has been integrated with GMail and not with GTalk application.

GMail Video Chat - Screenshot

You can install the video chat plugin to avail this feature. This plugin works in all major browsers. I have tested this in Firefox.

This will definitely be a threat to Skype. But still most of us will continue in Skype as it has more options than in Google Video Chat.

The following video demonstrates the GMail Video Chat usage.

How to protect your GMail account?

November 10th, 2008 Comments off

Do you concern about unauthorised access to your Google Mail account?

GMail has an in-built solution for this issue.

At the bottom of your GMail page, you will find “Last account activity” followed by “Details”.

Click on “Details” link which will show your recent GMail account access.

From this, you will be able to find out if and when unauthorised agents accessed your mail.

As shown in the above image, you can find “AccessType”, “Date and Time” including the “IP Address”.

If your Google Mail account is currently being accessed from another location, this table will list the other session(s) in the “Concurrent session information” table.

If you find a suspicious or simultaneous access, then you can sign-out all other sessions, except yours from this session window. Then you can make necessary steps by changing the password/security question to avoid unauthorised access.

This is an excellent service provided by GMail. This will help you to protect your GMail account from unauthorised use.

To know more about this service, please visit GMail Help