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Google SEO ebook

By on January 11, 2009

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There are a lot of tools either is free or paid to help you to increase your site traffic, one of the important is the SEO. The search engine giant – Google do provide us a lot of tools for free such as Google Webmaster to help us to increase our site traffic by bringing in the web user from the search engine.


But are you really understand how actually the search engine actually work and how to increase your ranking in the search result page? This e-book i get from one of the tech blog in Internet where this e-book named as  “Marking the Most of Your Content”.


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ref-seek-logoJust found out this useful search engine for the student and researchers – RefSeek. It still in the beta version at this point of time.

 
RefSeek is a web search engine design purposely for student and research. Their main motive is to make academic information easily accessible to everyone. RefSeek cliam that they search more then one billion documents, including web pages, books, encyclopedias, journals and newspapers. 

 
In term of the user interface, RefSeek have very simple and clear user interface with only the keyword entering text box at the main page.

 
RefSeek does not claim to offer more results than Google; instead, it’s only indexes articles from scientific publications and excludes any results not related to science, research and academia which is a big plus point when you are searching for specific material.

 

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Google change the favicon

By on January 11, 2009

google-favicon-2009Google has changed their favicon on 9 Jan 2009. I just found out it today after I came back from my Genting highland trip. They actually changed it once before in June 2008, now again they change it to the new one. You may found out the new favicon will appear on your address bar, tab and the title bar of the browser.

 

The favicon is actualy choosen from the Google favicon contest. The latest icon is from a contestor name André Resende. He is a computer science undergraduate student at the University of Campinas in Brazil, submitted the design that inspired Google new favicon. His placement of a white ‘g’ on a color-blocked background was highly recognizable and attractive, while seeming to capture the essence of Google.

 

But the final favicon is slightly difference from the original design by André Resende. Google has change the layout slightly and moved the ‘g’ off center.

 
The new design consists of four color areas – blue, red, green and yellow – overlaid by a lowercase white “g”.
Google's new faviconGoogle’s new favicon

 

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Media Player Classic

By on January 11, 2009

Media Player Classic 6.4Media Player Classic (MPC) is a perfect subsitute for Window Media Player and it look just like the old window media player 6.4. But it is much more powerful in term of the supported file format and less resource consume compare to the Latest Window Media Player.


Media Player Classic support for subtitles, QuickTime and RealVideo support (requires QuickTime and/or Real Player); built-in MPEG2/SVCD/DVD codec.





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Google IME PinYin input method

By on January 10, 2009

pinyin_demoGoogle has just annouce their Google IME PinYin input method for all users who like to enter the chinese charecter. Google IME PinYin Method now is free for download all Microsoft Window 2000 SP4/XP/Vista user.


Although Microsoft Window XP and Vista are build-in with the Chinese cherecter input method, but Google IME PinYin input method do provide some extra and unique features such as:


  • Smart sentence building – Google PinYin Input Method builds sentences for you, reduce the time to choose the correct words.
  • Popular words – Powered by Google database, Google PinYin Input Method automatically updates the latest buzz words in Internet.
  • Spelling correction – Google PinYin Input Method provide the spelling correction features where it will show you the suggested correct spelling for your word that enter
  • Custom dictionary – For advance user, you may add your prefer word into the system
  • Sync – You can sync your input habit and personalized words with Google account and apply it on other computer, so your personalized habit will follow where you are.
  • One-click search – It is Google. You can search any word directly from the Google PinYin Input Method toolbar
  • English input – Google PinYin Input Method gives English words suggestion when you type english characters. No need to switch input method.
  • More features on Google IME PinYin Input method 


The latest version at this moment is 1.2.32.78

Click here to go to Google IME PinYin Input Method
Click here to download Google IME PinYin Input method  


AM-DeadLink – Bookmark checker

By on January 10, 2009

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When we browse on the internet normally we will bookmark some useful web site in order for you to easily come back in the future. But when the time pass, the bookmark list be become very long and it is very time consuming for you to check again bookmark by bookmark and delete the unnecessary, duplicate or no longer availabl. Now, you no longger need worry about that, AM-DeadLink will halp you to handle this with few clicking of mouse.



AM-DeadLink is a useful application to check your browser’s bookmark address againt the web site. If AM-DeadLink found that the bookmark site found no longger available or unresponse then it will help to delete the bookmark permanently. 


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PDF reader – Foxit Reader

By on January 9, 2009

foxit_logoFoxit reader is a small and light version of PDF reader compare to other PDF reader in the market. You just need to download a very small installation program which sized about 3.9MB for free version and about 20MB for profeasion version and install.


The launches of the PDF reader just taken a very short period and there are no any splash window while you start the reader application.


You may always purchase for the additional plugin if you like to create PDF file or edit PDF file.



Click here to download Foxit Reader 3.0 Installer

Click here to download Foxit Reader 3.0 Zip Package

Click here to download Foxit Reader 3.0 msi


What is PDF?

By on January 9, 2009

pdf-logoMost of the people hear about PDF before, if try to ask what you know about PDF, I believe most of the people will answer that “PDF is eletronic document file that we can only view, search key, and print but cannot edit.” (I will give the same answer as well). But is the PDF just as simple as that?




What is PDF?

PDF is stand for portable Document Format. PDF is a proprietary file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 for document exchange. You may also secure your PDF with the password, whenever your reader try to open and view the content of the file, they will prompt for the password, else they cannot view your file. To be more secure of your PDF file, you may actually sign the file when you created.


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TeamViewer

By on January 9, 2009

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TeamViewer is a simple and easy solution for the desktop sharing. You can easily remotely control on a partners desktop to provide the online support. Besides that, you may also show your screen to your customer at the remote location without worrying on the firewall, IP Address and NAT.


TeamViewer is not only limit to the remote screen sharing, it also provide the remote file transfer. TeamViewer communication are all fully encrypted based on RSA private/public key exchange and AES (256 bits). This standard is same as the https/SSL technology and it is condiered completely safe by today’s standard.


How TeamViewer work

The supporter need to download and run the TeamViewer software and the remote user need to run the TeamViewer Quick support application. Then they remote user need to give the unique id and password to the supporter either via phone or IM.


Then the supporter just need to enter the id and password and click connect. Done, the screen sharing connection is now establish.


Another beauty of the TeamViewer is you may run it without the administration permission and without any intallation.

 
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facepad-logoJust found out a useful add on for Mozilla Firefox – FacePAD. This will be the good news for facebook lover whole like download the photo in the your facebook friend’s album.
 


What is FacePad

FacePAD, better known as the Facebook Photo Album Downloader will allow you to download your friends’ facebook albums en masse with the click of a button.


How to download the photo

In order to download the photo from Facebook album, you just need to right click on the name/link of the facebook album and click on Downlaod Album with FacePAD option. Then a Javascript pop-up will appear to tell you the download will take you some time due to home many photo will be download.


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