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5 Ways To Make The Best Out Of Rapportive

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Regular readers would know that we’re big fans of Rapportive, a Gmail add-on that displays a sidebar widget linking to social profiles of contacts when you hover over their email addresses. Rapportive is far more feature-rich and advanced when compared to its official counter part, the Gmail People Widget.

You could do a lot more with Rapportive than just viewing contact information. Here are five little-known ways to to use Rapportive:

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May 3rd, 2012 at 8:59 pm

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How To Share Photos From Any Flickr Set In Seconds?

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If you upload photos to Flickr, chances are you might want to let your friends and family download all your photos in one go. However, Flickr doesn’t provide a way to download photos in a set at once.

However, a third party app by the name Flick and Share comes to the rescue. Once you connect it to your Flickr account, you can use it to generate a short URL for any photo set that you’ve got. You can then share this link with anyone and they can click on it to download all the photos in the set immediately.

Here’s a thorough review of the application in action.

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June 16th, 2011 at 1:08 pm

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Five Tips For A Better Grooveshark Experience

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If Grooveshark is your number one destination for music all day, read on. We’ve got five tips you can use to make the Grooveshark experience better.
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April 8th, 2011 at 8:10 pm

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Five Gmail Labs Features That Save You From Frustration

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(By Intern Ramesh)

Gmail is the most widely used email service on the planet. Sure, it’s great but sometimes you need that little extra touch which would make things convenient for you and save you some work. For those of you who are never satisfied with what you have, here are five great Gmail Labs features which you must enable.

In case you are wondering what these features are or how to enable them, all you need to do is click on the Settings link on the top right corner when you are logged in, hit the Labs tab and then browse and find the feature you like.
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February 22nd, 2011 at 12:00 am

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Six Instapaper Tools For Passionate Readers

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All of us who devour a lot of online content love Instapaper. It’s more than just another web tool – it’s a savior. There are many occasions when we’re busy, and Instapaper comes to the rescue by allowing us to save articles for reading later. It’s a very simple app, but it serves the purpose. Here are six tools that you must know about, if you’re an Instapaper user:

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February 9th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

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Creating Tests Online Made Easy With Zoho Challenge

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(Full Disclosure: The author is currently working as an intern at Zoho)

Zoho Challenge is a nifty web application that will let you generate tests online in a breeze. Zoho Challenge’s test generator helps teachers by letting them create tests online. They just need to add questions in the question bank, and at the click of a few buttons, they can create tests and assign them to students. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 10th, 2010 at 3:49 pm

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Add Real Time Search Options to Google Search

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Real time search is what everyone wants these days. Google does provide options using which you can restrict search results to web pages published within a specific time frame (like 24 hrs, a week, etc.). All you need to do is go to the advanced search options page to specify the date range. Doing this everytime you do a Google search is pesky and that’s when a Greasemonkey script comes handy.

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May 10th, 2009 at 10:45 am

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Find Out The Language Used In a Piece of Text

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What Language is This is a neat web based tool that helps you find out what language a piece of text is in. All you need to do is paste a piece of text and click the ‘Go’ button and the tool does the analysis for you, identifying the language used in the text.

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May 5th, 2009 at 8:49 am

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How To Clear Clutter From Web Pages?

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Very so often, you end up landing on web sites that are cluttered with ads and widgets that take away the attention from real content. The web pages are cluttered and you’ll have a tough time reading the real stuff.

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May 3rd, 2009 at 8:03 am

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Get Dictionary Meanings on Google Talk quickly

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imageLast week, we wrote about @twitlookup, a Twitter bot that can look up meanings and definitions for you via Twitter. Now, Keith D’Souza has created another bot that works from Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM and Windows Live Messenger and helps you find meanings.

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May 2nd, 2009 at 12:23 pm

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