Friday, February 27, 2009

Yahoo! Briefcase Closing on March 30,2009

The day when Yahoo! notified of closing down its own briefcase wonders me.

We know that Yahoo Briefcase is an online storage service that lets users to store all the information.

This was the email that i had received from Yahoo.

"Dear Yahoo! Briefcase user,

We will officially close Yahoo! Briefcase on March 30, 2009. Until then, we are offering you the opportunity to download your files back to your computer. You need to take action before we close, after which any files remaining on Yahoo! Briefcase will be deleted and no longer accessible.

To access your Yahoo! Briefcase account, click the link below:

If you are a Yahoo! Briefcase Premium subscriber, your current subscription will be cancelled on March 30, 2009. We will refund the unused portion of your Premium subscription, if any. The refund will appear as a credit via the billing method we have on file for you. So please make sure that your billing information is correct and up-to-date. For more information, please visit

For additional information or to review a list of our frequently asked questions, click the link below:

We sincerely appreciate your being a Yahoo! Briefcase user.


Yahoo! Customer Support"

After seeing this letter,i have to download all the files that were present in my briefcase.

I wonder why Yahoo had taken this decision.This might be sparked with Google's invention of "GDrive" which is also new online storage service.

Panasonic P905i Docomo Youtube Video Specifications

The Panasonic P905i is the latest phone.


Screen:3.5inch 854 x 480 screen and Viera image processing.

Camera:2 megapixel camera,

Built in Memory:1GB

Others:3G,1seg TV tuner...


For another Youtube video,check at here

Some related

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Download Apple's Safari 4 Beta Enriched Browsing speed

Download Apple's Safari 4 Beta Free Download for Mac+PC
After Google's latest browser Google-Chrome,now it is Apple's Safari turn to attract netizens.

Today Apple released Safari 4 Beta version promising good browsing speed.This new beta version is flavoured with Javascript that  runs this beta version much faster than Safari 3.

It is also equipped with Google Suggest.

To know more about the features of Safari browser check here

To try how fast is the browser performing,Download the Safari 4 Beta version[Web kit version 528.16]

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

ViddyHo Phishing attack on Google talk and Twitter

A new phishing attack came into light late this morning."ViddyHo" by name is letting all the trouble through the instant messaging services.

ViddyHo Phishing attack on Google talk and twitter
When i tried to open the site at, the above phishing warning is shown.

What to do in order to escape from this attack?

Well,in order not to get into this phishing attack,you should be careful while you are suing IM.You are strongly requested not to click on any of the suspicious links [they may be any thing telling you videos,photos,sexual or adult rated links].

Also donot use your IM login information anywhere else other than the intended website.This also has sever effects on you!!

So be careful !

How to Remove or Hide Navbar from blogger-Tutorial

Navbar Configuration
We usually use navbar to search something and also it do has "Next"botton.

It is also used to "Flag" blogs.

But if you want to give yor blog a website look,you really thinks of removing the navbar that is present right at the top of the blogger header.

The process is simple.

Before removing Navbar
1.First Go to Layout.

2.The choose Edit HTML.and go to the position marked in the picture.

Hide or remove Navbar tutorial3.Then the following code should be added above the #header-wrapper as shown in the picture

#navbar {
height: 0px;
visibility: hidden;
display: none;

Hide or remove Navbar tutorial 2After placing the code,click on the "Save Template" to save the changes.

That's it !! Now there is no navbar .It's gone.

This tutorial is for just hiding the navbar and it not against of Blogger Terms of service.

After removing Navbar

Gmail service outrage-Troubled many users

Quite often we usually get some login problem with Yahoomail.But now it is Google's turn now.

Yesterday Gmail was not able to provide services to almost all of its users on Tuesday during 09:30 GMT.

It is said that Gmail has more than 113 million users and stands in third position next  to other two mail service providers .

gmail, gmail not working 2009, gmail down, gmail broken, gmail downtime 

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Yahoo's new multimedia advertising-A threat to Google Adsense?

Yahoo ! which is search gaint Google's competiter is steppimg into new innovative ideas to attract advertisers.Yahoo had introduced new multimedia type of ads as a part of its advertising scheme for all its publishers.

Yahoo!Shopping Search in Advertisement
Above is the simple search facility mechanism that Yahoo adopted as a part of its Advertisements. But we know Google's Adsense is  far most the better way all the advertisers choose for advertising their products.Can Yahoo's new ideas become a threat to Google's Adsense !.Anyhow Yahoo had sent invitations only to a few advertisers.Pedigree, Esurance and Razorfish are some of them.

In these multimedia type of advrtisements,we can see images,videos next to the text links.After clicking the images,there can be videos.

So Yahoo is trying all the possible ways to lead the  search market!

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Facebook says Sorry for Change of TOS at Delete my Account

Recently Facebook changed some of it terms of service.After all it is the people who have to decide which information can be owned by them.

Thinking that people may delete their accounts,Facebook Team realised its mistake of taking ownership of the peoples information like photos,videos...

Here is a snapshot of what they say sorry if you are deleting account due to change of TOS.
[Note : Please dont press Submit button if you really donot intend to delete your Facebook Account]

Facebook says sorry for change in Terms of service

 " Here are responses to some of the things you've written below:

1. You own your information. Facebook does not. This includes your photos and all other content.

2. Facebook doesn't claim rights to any of your photos or other content. We need a license in order to help you share information with your friends, but we don't claim to own your information.

3. We won't use the information you share on Facebook for anything you haven't asked us to. We realize our current terms are too broad here and they make it seem like we might share information in ways you don't want, but this isn't what we're doing.

4. We will not share your information with anyone if you deactivate your account. If you've already sent a friend a message, they'll still have that message. However, when you deactivate your account, all of your photos and other content are removed. "

5. We apologize for the confusion around these issues. We never intended to claim ownership over people's content even though that's what it seems like to many people. This was a mistake and we apologize for the confusion.

Adsense for Parked Domains-Googles new Adsense Setup

Do you own a domain that is not in use right now ? 

Is there any traffic getting tho that website that is a parked domain ?

Then it is high time for you to keep your Adsense Ads for Domains.

Google Adsense can be used for sites that have content.And now for all the international Adsense
publishers,place Adsense for parked domains on sites that were not in use.

Adsense for Parked Domains-Googles new Adsense Setup
To know how to make use of Adsense for Domains and How to set up the Adse, click here

Monday, February 16, 2009

Enable "Task Manager Has been disabled by your administrator"

In the last post,we saw how to enable the regedit error "Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator".

Now we'll see how to enable task manager when you ar getting " Task Manager Has been disabled by your administrator".

Method 1:

1.Go to Run(CTRL + R) and type " gpedit.msc " as shown in the figure.

2. Now you have to go to this path


Double-click Prevent access to registry editing tools and Set it as Not Configured.

Important: If it's already set to Not Configured, set it to Enabled and click Apply. Then repeat the steps and revert the setting back to Not Configured. This removes the registry based policy

 if set already


Method 2:

Click Start, then click Run, type in regedit, and click on OK.

Expand these registry keys in turn:



Now delete the key that is shown in the figure.That the end and you should be able to see the Task Manager right infront.

How to remove "Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator" Error

It is a big hell when one encounters "Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator"

Infact I was also one of the you who encountered this same problem.

So here is the solution for the problem.

Method 1:

1.Go to Run(CTRL + R) and type " gpedit.msc " as shown in the figure.

2. Now you have to go to this path


Double-click Prevent access to registry editing tools and Set it as Not Configured.

Important: If it's already set to Not Configured, set it to Enabled and click Apply. Then repeat the steps and revert the setting back to Not Configured. This removes the registry based policy if set already.

Method 2:

This is a very simple trick.

1.Go to Run(CTRL + R) and type 

"REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableRegistryTools /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f".

This will eventually enables the Registry editor.Try this.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

No Page impressions but clicks with earnings-Adsense

Yesterday i could not see page impressions in my Google Adsense reports for a long time.But there were clicks with the corresponding earnings/revenue.

First of all immediatly i got shocked.But now the Google Adsense Team had updated the reports and it made me come out of a big dilemma.

Thanks to Adsense Team for your quick updation.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Enable Disabled Registry values by Editing Registry values

Launch Regedit and go to the following Registry Key:


Under this key, there will definitely be a key named explorer. Now under this explorer key we can create new DWORD values and modify it's value to 1 in order to impose the restriction. If you want to remove the Restriction, then you can simply delete the respective DWORD values or instead change their values to 0. The following is a list of DWORD values that can be created under the Explorer Key:

NoDeletePrinter: Disables Deletion of already installed Printers

NoAddPrinter: Disables Addition of new Printers

NoRun : Disables or hides the Run Command

NoSetFolders: Removes Folders from the Settings option on Start Menu (Control Panel, Printers, Taskbar)

NoSetTaskbar: Removes Taskbar system folder from the Settings option on Start

NoFind: Removes the Find Tool (Start >Find)

NoDrives: Hides and does not display any Drives in My Computer

NoNetHood: Hides or removes the Network Neighborhood icon from the desktop

NoDesktop: Hides all items including, file, folders and system folders from the Desktop

NoClose: Disables Shutdown and prevents the user from normally shutting down Windows.

NoSaveSettings: Means to say, 'Don't save settings on exit'

DisableRegistryTools: Disable Registry Editing Tools (If you disable this option, the Windows Registry Editor(regedit.exe) too will not work.)

NoRecentDocsHistory: Removes Recent Document system folder from the Start Menu (IE 4 and above)

ClearRecentDocsOnExit: Clears the Recent Documents system folder on Exit.

Nolnternetlcon: Removes the Internet (system folder) icon from the Desktop

Now create a new key and name it System. Under this new key, system we can create the following new DWORD values

NODispCPL: Hides Control Panel

NoDispBackgroundPage: Hides Background page.

NoDispScrsavPage: Hides Screen Saver Page

NoDispAppearancePage: Hides Appearance Page

NoDispSettingsPage: Hides Settings Page

NoSecCPL: Disables Password Control Panel

NoPwdPage: Hides Password Change Page

NoAdminPaqe: Hides Remote Administration Page

NoProfilePage: Hides User Profiles Page

NoDevMgrPage: Hides Device Manager Page

NoConfigPage: Hides Hardware Profiles Page

NoFileSysPage: Hides File System Button

NoVirtMemPage: Hides Virtual Memory Button

Similarly, if we create a new subkey named Network, we can add the following DWORD values under it:

NoNetSetupSecurityPage: Hides Network Security Page

NoNelSetup: Hides or disables the Network option in the Control Panel

NoNetSetupIDPage: Hides the Identification Page

NoNetSetupSecurityPage: Hides the Access Control Page

NoFileSharingControl: Disables File Sharing Controls

NoPrintSharing: Disables Print Sharing Controls

Save Mozilla Firefox History-Back up it from places.sqlite in Windows XP/2000

Today I needed to save my Firefox history as I have to format my Operating System.

So struggled to save history as it contains a lot of stuff.

Everyone thinks of saving the history.So i got a solution to do so.

Here is the screen shot.

Save Mozilla Firefox History-Back up it from places.sqlite in Windows XP/2000
Steps to follow:

1.Go to C:\
2.Then the Documents and Settings
3.Then Admin named folder[Here Techkran]
4.Then ApplicationData
5.Finally Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\
6.Here some folder like bh1ey9q6.default

On the whole,it looks something like this 

C:\Documents and Settings\techkran\ApplicationData\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\bh1eq6.default

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Gmail's Offline feature with Google Gears-How to enable

Gears logo

This is really amazing to see how one can access Gmail in Offline mode.I was thrilled at how this feature works. 

As shown in the screenshot,

1.Go to the Settings tab.

2.Choose "Labs".

3.Enable the option button
Google's Offline feature with Google Gears-How to enable

To download Google Gears,go to the link

Still it is experimental in the Google Labs.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Nikon Launches AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G lens

AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G

Nikon has just announced the AF-S DX 35mm f1.8 G lens, a fast aperture prime lens with a DX equivalent focal length of 52mm, which replicates the classic 50mm focal length, long a standard in photography for having a field of vision very close to the human eye. Anyone can use it for travel, general photography, landscape shooting, portraiture or pushing creative boundaries.

This new f1.8 aperture is perfectly fit for low-light shooting, having a narrow depth-of-field for portraits or anytime you want to blur the background. The lens has a closest focusing distance of 11.7 inches and features Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor for fast and quiet auto focusing. It’s compact and lightweight at 7 ounces.

The new Nikon Super Integrated Coating on the lens reduces chromatic aberration and lens flare. The estimative price for the AF-s 35mm f1.8 G lens is $199.95 and it will available for sale starting March 2009. It’s pretty affordable and it can easily become a fast favorite for any level of photographer, being the perfect complement to D60 users who are just starting to learn D-SLR photography. It remains to be seen if the lens will have the desired success.

AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Specifications

Focal length 35mm
Maximum aperture f/1.8
Minimum aperture f/22
Lens construction 8 elements in 6 groups (with one aspherical lens)
Picture angle 44°
Closest focus distance 0.3 m/0.98 ft.
No. of diaphragm blades 7 (rounded)
Filter attachment size 52mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approx. 70 x 52.5 mm/2.8 x 2.1 in.
Weight Approx. 200 g/7 oz.
Supplied accessories 52mm snap-on front lens cap LC-52, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-46, Flexible lens pouch CL-0913