India Rail- New Train Numbers

  Starting 20th December 2010, the train numbers for the trains running under the Indian Railways has been changed from a four digit format (eg 1234) to a five digit format (eg 12345). Following are the methods to find the new train numbers for the same: Scenario 1: You know the old 4 digit train […]

Official Google Twitter Account Directory

Following is the list of the various twitter accounts used by Google: Company-wide Google Google Jobs Google Public Policy Google Research Google SMB (Small and Medium Businesses) Google Students Google Talks Google Ventures Products and Services Blogger Blogger in Draft Data Liberation FeedBurner Gmail Google At Work Google Books Google Calendar Google Chat Google Contacts […]

Official Google Blog Directory

Following is the list of the various official Google Blogs: Google Products Blogs Official Google Blog:  The official Google blog listing general updates about technology, products, and miscellaneous. Adsense for Feeds: Google Merchant Center Blog: Blogger Buzz Blog: Book Search Blog: Google Checkout Blog: Google Chrome Blog and Google Chrome Releases Blog: Custom Search Blog: […]

How to assign keyboard shortcuts to programs?

Suppose you have a few programs that are frequently used, and you want to use keyboard shortcuts for them. Here are the steps to add keyboard shortcuts to programs in Windows 7 (Mozilla Firefox is the program I will use as an example): -Right Click the program icon and select the option “Properties” – Next […]

How to check the Operating System Version in Windows?

Following is the way to check the version and details of the Windows Operating System running on your computer/laptop. Click the Windows Icon in the task bar. (Or alternatively, use the “Windows Key” on the keyboard) Next Type in “winver” (without the quotes) and hit ENTER. The Operating System with the details and build version […]

Windows 7: 32-bit Operating System OR 64-bit Operating System

Many times, we come across software and applications that are 32-bit operating system compatible OR/AND 64-bit operating system compatible. Ever wondered how to find the type on your computer/laptop? Here’s the method: Click the Windows Icon in the task bar. (Or alternatively, use the “Windows Key” on the keyboard) Next, right click the “Computer” option. […]

Google Instant: Search, now faster than the speed of type

Latest from the banquet table of Google is Google Instant. Check out the introductory video done by Google and the announcement post by Google. And also, Google Instant (Bob Dylan Style). Google Instant is the new feature that automatically starts listing the search results for the text typed (without the ENTER key being hit) and […]

Backus afterus hiatus….

I have been on a sorta hiatus since my last post. The world sure has changed to a large extent. 1) An octopus dethroned the mighty humans (and a wannabe parakeet too) to lay claim to be the title of “The Clairvoyant King” at the 2010 Football World Cup. 2) Shashi Tharoor transformed from this […]