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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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BSNL Broadband Usage

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If you’re using BSNL Broadband services here in India, you might be wondering how you can check your BSNL Broadband Usage. It’s quite easy, but a lot of people seem to be not knowing where they should go to check their BSNL Broadband Usage. Here are a few methods to monitor your bandwidth usage:

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April 16th, 2009 at 7:29 pm

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Three Tools To Track and Defeat Content Theft

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As more and more blogs come into existence, an increasing number of scraper sites are created to grab our content with an intention to make some quick money. It is important to deal with online plagiarism by tracking and shutting down such scraper sites immediately so as to prevent them from getting high SERP positions. Here are three tools that might help:

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April 16th, 2009 at 1:30 pm

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Four Free Ways To Add Comic Speech Bubbles To Your Photos

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If you want to have some fun with your digital photos collection and impress people around you, why not put together a few photos, add some comic speech bubbles and spin a funny yarn? Here, I’ll take you through 4 services that let you add speech bubbles to your photos instantly in a matter of minutes:

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August 23rd, 2008 at 7:19 pm

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How to view the original size of a Flickr photo when the All Sizes option is missing?

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When you’re browsing through pictures on Flickr, you should have seen an ‘All Sizes’ option above photos. Clicking on the ‘All Sizes’ option takes you to a page that has links to the photo in various sizes, including its biggest version.

However, some photos have restricted permissions and have the ‘All Sizes’ option missing or disabled and it’s not possible to directly retrieve the original version of the photo.

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July 11th, 2008 at 6:09 pm

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The Best, Free CD Album Cover Art Search Engines

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I always like to have a well-tagged and organized music collection complete with cover art. Some of my MP3s don’t have cover arts included in their ID3s, and it’s a pain searching for cover arts and adding them to the songs. Google Image Search is good, but there are better and efficient tools to do the same job of searching and fetching CD Album Cover Arts.

What follows is a list of some CD Album Cover Art search engines and tools that I’ve been using over the past few months. I’d really appreciate if you know of any other cover art searching tools – please leave a comment if you have something to say.

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June 23rd, 2008 at 7:18 pm

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How To Embed an RSS Feed On Your Website or Blog?

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Google AJAX Feed API seems to be the quickest way to embed an RSS Feed to your website or blog. Embedding the RSS Feed is quick and simple if you use that tool, and it should just take a few seconds for you to do that.

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June 9th, 2008 at 7:18 pm

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15 Useful Greasemonkey Scripts for Del.icio.us Users

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I’m a huge fan of Del.icio.us, and I use it quite a lot to bookmark web pages for later reference. I know there are quite a lot of people who use the service everyday.

This is a list of about 15 Greasemonkey scripts for Del.icio.us. Some of these add functional enhancements. Others add interface enhancements and some others integrate other services like Ma.gnolia with Del.icio.us.

In order to be able to use these scripts, you need to have Firefox installed with the Greasemonkey Extension. Once you have gotten those, just click the Download link near the Greasemonkey script for the installation to happen.

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June 3rd, 2008 at 12:21 pm