Saturday, November 29, 2008

Protect your Orkut personal information being found in Google Web Search

Including too much of your personal information in social networking websites ( facebook, myspace,twitter, hi5, orkut ) is recommended. It can sometimes lead to identity theft and can also provide easy ways to hack into email accounts by using forget password option., a social networking website from Google, has an option to disable your orkut information from being displayed in google web search.
My Settings > Privacy

Best Free Alarm software Download; Online Alarm; Mac, Gadgets

people who leave their laptop turned on always, you can make another use of your 2000$ laptop as a 20$ Alarm Clock. By default , Windows does not include an alarm by itself. We’ll review some of the best free alarm software and online alarms.

Online alarm clocks - In the power options, set the computer to not fall into sleep mode or doesn’t hibernate automatically. Simple, easy to customize, and it works great. Wake up to a rooster, a Slayer-like guitar solo, or just the traditional beep beep beep.

Alarm is a digital clock that you can set to display a message and play a sound at a time of your choice. Plays music (you can use your own mp3, mid, wav and so on music files). Runs on Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/2003/XP/Vista
Download Alarm ( 680kb )
College Alarm Clock - This alarm clock is particularly useful for people that have different schedules each day of the week, and as the name implies the target audience is college students. Using it is simple: download and run the program… there’s nothing to install.
1st Clock is a taskbar clock replacement that offers a fully customizable clock display, alarms, atomic time synchronization, popup calendar, time zones and more. It has a free trial for 30 days or need to order.
Alarm Clock 2 for Mac - This is a powerful alarm application that is not only capable of handling alarms, but can also serve as a stopwatch or timer. I’d have to say that the best part is the fact that it’s able to wake your computer from sleep to sound your alarm.
Download Alarm Clock 2 Version: 2.4.5
Windows Vista Alarm Gadget – Sphere Timer supports unlimited Alarms, Alterable Countdown and Count Up and Milliseconds Chronometer. The sound alarm is fully configurable and handles many sound file formats, such as: MP3, WAV, MIDI, WMA, AIF e AU.
SpoonAlarm Windows Mobile - It replace the default Windows Mobile alarms functionality, the SpoonAlarm is simple and intuitive to use with support for both mp3 and wave files, Configurable Snooze and Recurring Alarms. – Record webcam videos and distribute online allows you to record videos online with the help of webcam. Site uses Flash plugin to control webcam and record the audio / video. You can save it on their servers and distribute it. You can use the embeddable video links or point it their servers.

RapidTyping – Best Free Typing Tutor Software

RapidTyping Typing Tutor is absolutely free software designed to teach adults and kids to use their computer keyboard more efficiently than ever. Learning to type is fun with the typing game included with RapidTyping, while its extensive training statistics and customized lessons are rarely seen in the much more expensive products.

  • The interface is easy enough for young children to learn quickly.
    Colorful skins and Avatars are supported.
  • Different typing exercises and games are supported.
  • Portable edition exists, support for different keyboards
  • Provides complete analysis, stores multiple user info.

Download RapidTyping Free

Free International calls from your cellphone ( includes USA to India )

Ring Plus offers Free international and long distance phone calls. No credit card nor Internet is required to make free calls and each call can last up to an hour. This service works from USA, Italy, Switzerland to many international locations including India. From USA, up to 100 minutes of free calls to India are allowed now.
The catch:
They replace the ring tone you hear with ads, and let the advertiser pay the bill. So, no cost for you and the call is absolutely free. Texas-based telecommunications company Ringplus will soon offer calling card services along with social networking telecommunications features to its customers.
How to start making calls:
  • Goto and Register/Subscribe
  • After registration, wait for an email from ( add to contacts to avoid it into spam ).
  • This confirmation email has your account no, Pin no, website access password.
  • Dial the access number provided on their website (click here). They provide access numbers in USA , Italy and Switzerland.
  • Now follow the instructions and dial the five digit account number when asked followed by your four digit PIN. Dial 9 for International calls.
  • Dial ISD number in format 011XXXXXXXX, for India it is 011918912429429.
  • Once the call is disconnected, you can call again and again.

Natural Reader - Read aloud any text such as Web, Word, Emails, PDF; text to speech free

Natural Reader 7 has a free version which read aloud any text such as Web, Word, Emails, PDF and more. It does a very good job of text to speech from anywhere on computer. It provides a nice minibar which will just let u select the text and read it lout. No need of copying. All you have to do is select any text and press one hot key. Due to licensing issues, only Microsoft voices are included in free version.

It works on windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista.

Download NaturalReader Free Version