Beautify Google Reader with OS X Style for Google Reader Userstyle

Google web services are known for their functionality, but most people are getting tired of the sickening white-blue-black color scheme that disgraces almost all of Google’s services. Google Reader is by far the most popular RSS reader, and its functionality, power tips and shortcuts have been praised highly. However, as with everything else Google, Reader […]

Check Indian Railway PNR status, ticket availability by SMS

Indian Railway has an SMS service to check ticket status using short codes. You can check train alert, PNR status, train status, seat availability, train schedule, train information, train time table and train fare . Information available on indianrail.gov.in is used for the SMS service.Getting train-related information via SMS is provided by three websites recognized […]

How to install GIMP plugins, scripts, brushes and gradients

Installing GIMP plugins, brushes and gradients is one of the best ways to make GIMP more powerful. However, this can be difficult to do for a beginner. This quick tutorial will show you how to install them very easily on Windows. Instructions are different for Windows, Mac OS X. If you use Photoshop, see our […]

Free Dr Web antivirus 6 license serial key + download

Doctor Web anti-virus software includes anti-rootkit, anti-spyware, mail and firewall components. Dr Web has a console scanner which can be installed onto an infected PCs or can be run without installation. Dr.Web antivirus is the first AV product from Russia. They also provide a Firefox addon to check links online. A standard license key for […]

Close out known vulnerabilities with Windows Worms Doors Cleaner

Windows Worms Doors Cleaner is a handy utility to close unsafe and known vulnerable aspects of Windows, like services and ports. Windows, being the most widely used operating system, also happens to have tons of known vulnerabilities. Microsoft usually fixes them by pushing out updates, but there are known vulnerabilities, information being widely available on […]

How to install Ubuntu on Parallels Desktop on Mac OS X

Ubuntu 9.10 alpha has been around for some time now, and final version will be released later this year. This tutorial will guide you in installing Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) alpha using Parallels Desktop 4.0 on Mac OS X. I’m using build 4.0.3522 of Parallels Desktop. When the final version is released, this will be […]

Create self-hosted URL shortener with Shorty

URL shorteners are a saturated niche now, with Tiny URL being one of the first players, and better entrants (like bit.ly that offers statistics and u.nu that has the shortest domain name) coming in every day. The only worry with all these URL shorteners is about their existence. URL shorteners have little monetization, and one […]