Adobe develops some of the best software tools for web design and image editing but the licenses for these tools are often too expensive to afford for a majority of freelance designers or even small businesses who have a limited budget for software.If you have wanting to use Adobe tools but were unable to justify the high up-front cost of software licenses, here’s … [Read more...] about You Can Rent Photoshop and other Adobe Software
If you have a contact in another country who frequently uses non-English words in her emails or if you are subscribed to an newsletter that’s written in some foreign language, here’s how you can quickly translate email messages into your native language without leaving Microsoft Outlook.Microsoft has released a tiny utility that, upon installation, will add the Live … [Read more...] about Translate Your Outlook Emails into Other Languages
The past few days were hectic and you have not been able to reply to the various email messages that have piled up in your Gmail inbox. The email senders are waiting for your response and you’re still buried in the overloaded Inbox.Wouldn’t it be nice if there were an automated way to let others know that you are suffering from email overload and that it would be … [Read more...] about Let Others Know You’re Suffering from Email Overload
If you type the search phrase “Digital Inspiration” on Google and click the first result, you arre most likely to land on this blog.When this happens, the following information about your visit gets recorded into my Google Analytics account: That you found the blog through a search engine called Google. That you used the query “Digital Inspiration” to … [Read more...] about How to Hide your Google Search Queries from other Websites
When you type a few characters in the search box of your favorite web browser – be it Firefox, Internet Explorer or the Omnibox of Google Chrome – Google tries to predict your search query and offers search suggestions in a drop-down. These predictions are often very accurate and thus you rarely have to type the full search query in the browser.The problem is that … [Read more...] about Add Google Autocomplete to other Search Engines
How do you find out which other web sites or domains are hosted on a web server that hosts the site xyz.com ?In theory, all web servers (which are nothing but computers running software to serve web pages) are assigned unique IP addresses on the Internet. If a web server is hosting a website, the IP address of that site will be the same as that of the server. And if multiple … [Read more...] about Find Other Domains Hosted on a Web Server with Bing
If you have enabled keyboard shortcuts in Gmail, you may have noticed that pressing the J key selects the previous (older) message in your inbox while the K key moves you one message up to a newer conversation.The same j & k keyboard shortcuts can be used for navigating items in Google Reader, for moving between tweets on Twitter.com, and it even works with Tumblr.com.So … [Read more...] about Why do Gmail and other Web Apps use j & k Keys for Navigation?
The Wi-Fi network at your home has a public name, also known as SSID, that will often show up on your neighbor’s computer or any other mobile device that is within the range of your wireless network.The name of a wireless network (or SSID) rarely says anything about the owner of that network and that’s good because most people won’t like the idea of sharing … [Read more...] about Let Others Contact You Through Your Own Wi-Fi Network
Say you are on a website example.com and would like to know which other web domains are owned by the same person who owns that example.com website. Is it possible?Yes there are some easy workarounds (and tools) that can help you find domains owned by an individual or a company though you may not be successful on every hunt. Let’s give it a try! Step 1: Reverse Whois … [Read more...] about How to Find the other Websites of a Person?
A class teacher needs her students to submit homework at the end of the week. A company wants designers to send the mockups and design drafts for review. A news organization is asking public to upload documents to their website. An event organizer is requesting attendees to send any photos or videos that they may have taken at the event.What do you think is the easiest … [Read more...] about How to Let Others Upload Files to your Dropbox Account