May 4, 2010

My bookmarks today - Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Pages I found interesting today while surfing the web...

10 Things to Try in Google Chrome 5 Beta
6:18:24 PM
Trackon: Tracking the trackers.
Open Trackers that one can use to transfer big files over P2P clients (like utorrent)
6:17:38 PM
Shrink your URL, nice tiny app made in ASP.NET
5:28:20 PM
Microsoft’s FUSE Labs announces Spindex
Spindex enables you to search your personal social networks for updates on a topic. I just started playing with it about an hour ago and first thing to note – it’s fast. Second, it’s built on Azure.
4:59:16 PM
Nice utility..
4:57:01 PM
See What Facebook Shares about you!
Nice small Utility
3:38:54 PM
streamline and track the emails you send to promote your business
3:34:08 PM
Windows Phone 7 based on a hybrid Windows CE 6 / Compact 7 kernel?
3:20:28 PM
Picaboo - Photo Books
Awesome tool!
1:52:21 PM
With my childhood buddy Atul Ranade on Twitpic
1:42:02 PM
Clicker Live Shows You What’s Playing On The Web Right Now
12:51:54 PM
Cheap Summer Travel : Bing Travel
12:46:25 PM
Windows Azure CloudPoll for Facebook Now Available
12:45:12 PM
Luxand Blink lets you log in to Windows using your face
"Luxand Blink is a free application that lets you log in to your Windows Vista/7 PC using your face instead of a password"
12:44:17 PM
AddThis Toolbox Gets the Facebook "Like" Button
AddThis is now used on 1.2 million websites. It’s a familiar catch-all sharing button that lets blog and website publishers implement sharing across a huge and ever-expanding network of social platforms and web services
12:37:02 PM
Adobe Might Be Behind Apple Antitrust Rumblings
"Bloomberg says that the possible antitrust inquiry Apple's facing in fact stems from a complaint by Adobe, who was most publicly cockblocked by Apple's new iPhone app development rules banning cross-compilers"
12:34:53 PM
Apple could realize $1 Billion of iPad revenue in its 1st quarter
"Apple has already realized $650 million in revenue and, if they do indeed hit the 2 million milestone in time, the iPad could bring in $1 billion in revenue in its first quarter of availability"
12:34:03 PM
Microsoft .NET Libraries Not Acting "Open Source"
""Three years ago, with much fanfare, Microsoft announced it would make some of the .Net libraries' open source' using their Microsoft Reference License. Since then Microsoft has reneged on its promise. The reference code site is dead, the blog hasn't been updated in a year and a half, and no one from Microsoft responds to questions on the forum.""
12:30:46 PM
Zettabyte = really big number - 1 Million Petabytes
zettabyte, or a million petabytes (we skipped the exabyte, or 1000 petabytes)humanity’s total digital output is expected to pass 1.2 zettabytes this year, or 1,200,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes.the digital universe will be around 35 zettabytes by 2020, or more than 44 times what it is now.
12:28:57 PM
Free Bing app streams thousands of top-100 tunes
The app streams the top 100 songs of every year from 1947 to 2009. That's 62 years, for a grand total of 6,200 songs
12:15:41 PM
HOW TO: Embed a Tweet on a webpage
12:13:18 PM
Google Invests in App that Predicts the Future
Google Ventures has just invested an undisclosed amount in Recorded Future, a company that is working to accurately predict the future.Look at the video on this page!
12:02:54 PM
tweethook. twitter data. pushed to you.
12:02:14 PM
Feedling is a Windows-based RSS reader that sits handily on your desktop. It's a .NET 3.5 WPF app that's been tested on XP, Vista and 7 (both x86 and x64), and should work on 2000 as well. - Open Source Project
11:55:51 AM
Include a PDF viewer in Windows to reduce exploits? Nice idea, but it won't work
"Microsoft and Adobe have a decent working relationship. However, who's to say that if Redmond decided to add PDF capabilities to XPS Viewer that Adobe (or Sumatra, or Foxit) wouldn't cry foul to the powers that be?"
11:54:26 AM

Stories I shared on Google Reader today...

iPhone OS 4 beta 3 brings iPod widgets to the dock
from: Engadget
6:20:16 PM lets people help charities by recommending products
from: Download Squad
3:00:11 PM

Sysomos Audience: Measuring Social Media ROI Beyond Traditional Web Analytics
from: ReadWriteWeb
12:52:46 PM

Unlocked Windows Phone 7 image shows Office, progress
from: Ars Technica
12:35:39 PM

Google Mail Rebranded as Gmail in the UK
from: Google Operating System
12:32:58 PM

iPhone OS 4.0 beta 3 is ready for your scrutiny (update: it's back!)
from: Engadget
12:29:52 PM

9 More Simple Google Search Tricks
from: GigaOM
12:06:48 PM - A Network For Forex Traders
from: Killer Startups
12:01:26 PM - Sharing What You Eat & Drink Online
from: Killer Startups
11:54:37 AM

How to force your web browser to start in private browsing mode
from: Download Squad
11:46:22 AM

Enable Remote Desktop connections, concurrent logins on Windows 7 Home Premium
from: Download Squad
11:46:11 AM

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