Monday, October 18, 2010

Do more than just calculation with Windows 7's Calculator

This is what Calculator in Windows 7 will do besides regular calculation :
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Scientific calculation :

Programming calculation :

Statistic calculation : 

Unit conversion : 

Date calculation :

Fuel economy, lease or mortgage payments calculation :

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Find People with Pipl

The title says it all. Pipl is a website that will help you find people from the Internet by their names, email address, username or phone number (currently available for United States & Canada). Not only that, you can also find out about company names with their Business search. Who ever you are looking for, Pipl will do the search for you by digging deep the Internet. Very impressive and easy to use, here is the link.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

How to scan and clean virus and spyware at the same time

eScan Antivirus Toolkit Utility is a FREE utility that will scan and clean viruses, spyware, adware and also malware that have infected your system. No installation is needed, and can be run directly anywhere from your computer, USB pendrive/hard disk or CD-ROM. Compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 & Windows 2008 32 & 64-bit OS.

Here is the link. Click Try now, you may skip the notifications about new special offers/discounts, choose to download eScan Antivirus Toolkit Utility and start your download.

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My scan setting
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Thursday, October 7, 2010

How to turn off Gmail conversation view

Finally the conversation view in Gmail can be turn off. Here are the steps :

1. After login to Gmail, on the top right click on Settings.

2. On Conversation View, choose Conversation view off.

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3. Click Save Changes at the bottom to save your new setting.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Watch live football score in real time

Don't have TV or don't have fast Internet access to watch football game? Well now you can watch the scores right on your web browser with Many of the popular leagues or games available here, from all over the continent. The site is automatically refresh so you get the latest update fast. Here is the link.

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Friday, October 1, 2010

How to plan your backpacking world trip

Before you start your world trip, you may need to look at Hello Backpacker to help you get a head start of the trip. The site is setup into several categories :

  • GET INSPIRED - Contain materials from travel videos, screen saver, travel articles, books and movies.
  • PLAN YOUR TRIP - Contain backpacker's toolbox that includes checklists, templates, FAQs and practical advice. Crowd recommendations to see where other people who picked those destinations usually visits. Compare price levels between countries. Informations on power plugs (voltage, frequency, plug type) from around the world.
  • ON THE ROAD - Common hand gestures and what it means in those country, usually differs from one another. Create currency card for currency conversions. Emergency card that you can create for yourself.
  • BACK HOME - Travel map to mark countries that you have visited and want to go. Profilling your travel preferences and be able to find out suggestions on where to travel next.
  • DISCUSS - Forums to discuss your travel experiences and share with others.
It is quite a complete site for travelling despite of their site name. Organize your trip by going to their site here.

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Monday, September 27, 2010

How to organize your blog walking

Easy! By using this software that was created by After you have click on the link, the link will be moved automatically to the visited link list. Some of the features include:
  • Add blog to the list
  • Delete blog from the list
  • View the list of visited blog
  • Reset the visited blog list
Click here to find out more.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Get YouTube video alert on your email

This site is an alert tool that will monitor YouTube videos by keyword or username and sent the alerts to your email. You can set the frequency of the alert from once a week to once a day and a maximum of 50 or 100 videos per alert. Search by category is also available. Just register Video-Alerts here for FREE!

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Monday, September 20, 2010

How to open new tabs in far right (Firefox 3.6)

In Firefox 3.6, when you want to open a link in a new tab, it will now open the link next to the tab you are currently in. This feature was not available in previous Firefox version and can be disable by following these simple steps:

1. In the address bar, type about:config and click I'll be careful, I promise!.

2. In the Filter box type browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent

3. Double click on the browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent filter result to change its Value to false. And you're done!

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

How to perform sum in a table in Word 2007

  1. Make a table and fill in the details like a normal table. Don't forget to add the last row for the sum result.
  2. Click on the last row for the sum result to be displayed.
  3. At the top menu, click on Layout and click Formula.
  4. The Formula window will pop out and click ok. The sum result will be displayed at the table.

Remember to repeat the above steps for every changes in the table figure because this function is not auto sum like in excel.

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010

    How to auto published your blog entry

    This is an easy guide on how to auto published your blog entry. Just click on the image to learn how.

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    Sunday, September 12, 2010

    Livonia - Vengeance Is Mine (cover)

    A cover song from a Singapore band Livonia.

    Squier Jagmaster --> Boss MD-2 --> Roland Micro Cube --> PC

    Saturday, September 11, 2010

    How to make your image/link in blog open in new window/tab

    After you have typed your entry and inserted your images, click Edit HTML. Then follow these steps in the image below (please click on it to enlarge!) :

    Q: Why do it?
    A: So that when you click on the image/link, it will be open automatically in new window/tab. This will ensure smooth surfing while maintaining the current page of the site.

    Monday, September 6, 2010

    Play FREE flash games online!

    This is another online game site that offer FREE flash games. Choose from wide variety of game genres from action games, puzzle games to multiplayer and 3D games. All you need is a standard web browser that supports flash. You can also save your high scores if you are a registered member and registration is FREE! :D

    Here is the link.

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    Friday, September 3, 2010

    How to hide your surf activity

    Hide your surf activity with this cool add on by changing the name on the tab and changing the icon simultaneously. This add on works for Firefox 3.5 - 3.6.*

    Other features include :
    • random rename of tabs with simple click.
    • automatically rename tabs for a certain URL or domain with the title you want

    Sunday, August 29, 2010

    Play very small JAVA games 4KB online

    A very simple site to play very small JAVA games of 4KB in size online. Lots of small JAVA games available here. Here is the link.

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    Friday, August 27, 2010

    How to fold a t-shirt in 2 seconds

    So easy and fast! It really can be done!

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010

    How to pay zakat fitrah (personal tithe) using

    1. Login to

    2. Go to Bill Payment

    3. Click 'Make a one-off payment'

    4. From the category choose 'Zakat & Charity'

    5. Select from list according to your state

    6. From 'Type of zakat', choose Zakat Fitrah and make your payment accordingly.

    Here's a list of Zakat Fitrah rates according for each state that are available in Maybank2u for 2010 :
     State Payee’s name in Maybank2u Rate (RM)
     Perlis Baitumal Negeri Perlis 6.00
     Selangor Lembaga Zakat Selangor (LZS) 7.00
     Kelantan Majlis Agama Islam Kelantan(Zakat) 7.00
     Wilayah Persekutuan Pusat Pungutan Zakat Majlis Agama Islam WP 7.00

    As always click on the image to view in full size.

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010

    Check Username Availability Across Popular Sites

    This site will help you check your username or your desired username at various social networking sites such as blogger, multiply, digg, youtube and flickr. You can check the username across 152 sites that they offer all at once or just 72 of the most popular. Just type the username and click 'chk', if the username is taken it will show "Taken". Here is the link.

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    Friday, August 20, 2010

    Jump to specific minutes and seconds in YouTube video

    This is a simple trick to jump to specific minutes and seconds in YouTube video, useful when viewing long video.

    Just add #t=6m38s at the end of the url, where 'm' is minutes and 's' is seconds and you get to the part of the video which is 6 minutes and 38 seconds from the start. Change the minutes and seconds to any desired time of the video.

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    Thursday, August 19, 2010

    Keyboard shorcuts for quick browsing

    Here is a list of the most common keyboard shortcut for any web browser :

    Ctrl + T

    Open a new tab

    Ctrl + W

    Close the current tab

    Ctrl + N

    Open a new window

    Ctrl + D

    Bookmark current website


    Refresh the current webpage.

    Ctrl + F5

    Clear the cache of the current webpage and stores a fresh new copy

    Ctrl + H

    Show history

    Ctrl + E

    Highlight search bar

    Ctrl + (+/-)

    Zoom in or Zoom out the current webpage

    Ctrl + F

    Find text on current webpage

    Ctrl + C


    Ctrl + V



    Page down

    Shift + Spacebar

    Page up

    Alt + D

    Go to address bar


    Go to top of webpage


    Go to bottom of webpage

    CTRL + U

    View page source

    (on address bar)

    Complete http://www. And the .com parts automatically

    (on address bar)

    Complete http://www. And the .net parts automatically

    (on address bar)

    Complete http://www. And the .org parts automatically

    Tuesday, August 17, 2010

    Remove Old Drivers from Windows

    This guide is for Windows XP and Vista only. By removing unwanted old drivers, your windows might be using less system resources.

    1. Click Start > Run and type "command" without the quote:

    2. Type the following and press Enter :

    3. Then type devmgmt.msc to bring out the device manager.

    4. Click View > Show hidden devices.

    5. Expand on the devices to see the which devices that are active and which are not. The inactive devices appear grayed out.

    6. From the list, right click on the inactive device you wish to remove and select Uninstall to remove the driver and you are done!

    As usual, click on the image to see them in full size.

    Saturday, August 14, 2010

    How to clean stuff

    Another short entry, yet it is straight forward and plain simple. How to Clean Stuff will show you how to clean things from automotive, clothing, house to people and pets. You can also ask them on how to clean things that are not listed in their website. Here is the link.

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    Wednesday, August 11, 2010

    How to check for broken link

    Sometimes you put in the right link, but without knowing that the link has become invalid (probably due to change in URL or the page has been remove). This always happens when you insert images from other sites and then later the image doesn't appear anymore. I've seen a lot of it in forum. LinkChecker will check any web page for any broken link. Just enter the address and click 'Check'. If you have many links, this website will do all the link checking work for you. Here is the site.


    Monday, August 9, 2010

    How to open unknown file format

    Ok, a short entry but quite useful. How many times you come across a file with unknown extension and don’t know how to open it? Well FileSuffix contains a huge list of file extension. But not only that, it will show you which program can be used to open the specific file. Check it out here.


    Friday, August 6, 2010

    Send Fax for FREE !

    Another free service! Yeay! But nowadays not many people uses fax, thanks to e-mail. Anyway, if you want to send free fax, well MyFax is here. It allows you to send to 41 countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, USA and UK. I did try MyFax and it was quite fast about 10 minutes for the fax to come. When you send a fax, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to confirm the fax. Fax message are in file format and it supports up to 178 different document types including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, PDF and JPEG. File must not exceed 10MB in size and contain a maximum of 10 pages. With this free service you can sent 2 fax in 24 hours. Try it here.


    Tuesday, August 3, 2010

    Copy paste text and hyperlink at the same time

    Actually there's more to it. CoLT is a multi function copy paste add on for Firefox that will do :
    1. Copy text of the hyperlink.
    2. Copy text and hyperlink at the same time.
    3. Copy page title and its url at the same time.
    4. Customize your own copy paste options.
    No need to highlight the hyperlink's text and copy. Just right click on the hyperlink and choose any of the copy format. To copy the page title, just right click on the page and choose "Copy Page Title and Location As". You can also customize your copy format at the add on options. A Very useful must have tool for blogs! Here's the link.

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