Internet

December 26, 2006

Desktoptwo: A serious Web OS

Of all the Web OS-es I’ve reviewed, Desktoptwo can be called a serious contender. The whole interface is flash-based giving it a very sleek look with smooth operation – although some applications might take a while to load. The interface seems like a cross-breed between Vista’s Aero look and Mac...

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December 19, 2006

New worm spreading through Skype

It was only a matter of time before Skype, the popular VoIP software was made a target by virus authors. Websense, a leading internet security firm has discovered a worm that propagates through Skype Chat – the inbuilt instant messaging tool. The worm which probably originated somewhere in the Asia-Pacific...

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December 19, 2006

DontClick.it: Site navigation without a single mouse-click

Institute For Interactive Research brings you a rocking new concept in interface design – a fully navigable website devoid of any mouse-clicks. The site aptly named DontClick.it lets you navigate through a lot of content without having to click even once. Accidental / unintentional clicks are automatically recorded and used...

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December 18, 2006

A better way of recording MSN Webcam Streams

Very frequently I engage in lively video conversations with family & friends through MSN and invariably occasions arose when I felt the need to capture whole conversations or at least short video clips. You just can’t let some memorable moments slip by like that… I searched far and wide for...

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December 15, 2006

What is www1 / www2 etc. ?

Regular surfers no doubt often come across sites which seem to defy the standard format for a web-address, i.e. www.some-site.com and take up forms like www1.some-site.com. It gets people wondering what actually is this www1 ! I’ve heard some really funny and odd explanations regarding this www1, www2 etc. and...

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December 15, 2006

Astahost: The very best in Free Web-hosting

I had written this review of Astahost for FreeWebSpace quite sometime back. Since Astahost or rather Xisto Corporation in general have been so benevolent and supportive of me, they definitely deserve a special mention. Way back in the beginning quarter of 2005 … As usual like everyone else, I was...

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