Windows Live Hotmail Wave 3 Screenshots

Recently you all must have received emails from Microsoft mentioning about the new Windows Live Hotmail. The new version of this Windows Live Hotmail is the part of Microsoft’s new Windows Live Wave 3. The new Windows Live Hotmail is said to be 75% more faster than the current version and there will be no such option as Full Version or Classic Version. It is expected that the new Wave 3 version of Windows Live Hotmail will hit the users somewhere in the mid of October 2008.

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Free PC-to-Phone Call, Anywhere in the World

I just came across a new website service named IconDial. With IconDial you can make PC-to-Phone calls to anywhere, any number in the world and most amazingly, you can also call the mobile phone numbers too. IconDeal plays a short commercial advertisment of 5-to-6 seconds before letting you through the call.

Currently this service offer a limited couple of minutes call duration call to the users and they say that pretty soon they will increase the call duration upto 20minutes per call.

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Country Code Top-Level Domains List (ccTLD)

All the names are in alphabetical order with respect to country name.

A
.ac – Ascension Island *
.ad – Andorra
.ae – United Arab Emirates
.af – Afghanistan
.ag – Antigua and Barbuda *
.ai – Anguilla
.al – Albania
.am – Armenia *
.an – Netherlands Antilles
.ao – Angola
.aq – Antarctica
.ar – Argentina
.as – American Samoa *
.at – Austria *
.au – Australia
.aw – Aruba
.ax – Åland Islands
.az – Azerbaijan

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12 Things You Don’t Know About Google!

Google Page on 11th November 1998, Hosted at Stanford University Server
Google Page on 11th November 1998, Hosted at Stanford University Server

1. Do you know that the name “Google” is a typo? Initially the founders of the site thought that they were going for “Googol”.

2. Are you aware of the fact why Google page is so simple? Its because the founders really didn’t know about HTML and so they wanted a quick interface.

3. Co-founders of Google.com, Mr. Larry Page and Mr. Sergey Brin started Google as a research project when they were 24 and 23 years respectively. Isn’t is very encouraging?

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Yahoo! Messenger 9.0 released

After a long long period of Beta finally Yahoo! released their new Messenger. The look of the Yahoo Messenger 9.0 has been changed and the new look is a little troubling for new users. We have been using the old look since so long and the users were used to of that look. But the new look espeically the Windows Vista supported Yahoo! Messenger 9.0 is an entire change of the outlook.

All the rest of the features of Yahoo! Messenger are almost the same as old one. But there is something strange with the versions on different operating systems. Microsoft Windows XP compatible Yahoo! Messenger 9.0 has all the features, but Windows Vista has limited features. I wonder why Windows Vista’s features are less, though Microsoft is promoting Vista on a massive scale.

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Microsoft Windows Live Wave 3 Beta Released

Microsoft released Windows Live Wave 3 Beta on 17th September 2008. It includes the new beta versions of Windows Live Messenger 9, Windows Live Write, Windows Live Photo Gallery, Windows Live Mail, Windows Live Family Safety, Outlook Connector and for the first time Windows Live Movie Maker Beta is also included in the package.

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Google Audio Indexing (aka GAudi)

Google two months ago introduced a new technology in the video search. They are still testing it and that kind of search is only available on the US Political videos.

With Google Labs GAudi, now you dont have to search videos with the title of the video, or tags, instead GAudi searches the AUDIO of the video. It uses the Text-to-Video speech recognition technology. When you search anything with GAudi, Google actually search the words which are spoken inside the video and give you the relavent result.

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Private Browsing Race, Directly Supporting Porn

Since last few weeks you all must have noticied the new race in the web broswers. Private Browsing feature is recently introduced into the market of web browsers as a new technique to browse the Internet. First Apple Safari introduced it, then Google Chrome, then the copying spectator Microsoft IE 8 Beta and last of all Mozilla Firefox 3.1

Basically what this private browsing feature?
Answer to this very simple question is, it simple does not store any tracks of the websites that you browsing during that session. It will not keep a track of your History, the Cookies, the Temporarily saved Internet files, etc. on your computer’s harddrive. As soon as you close the browser window. Your browser clears away all the cache for those websites. In the end, result is – Save Private Browsing.

Why was this feature introduced?
At first we thought its for those people who browse Internet at public places to make their browsing safe for their web-based emails and other personal things. But later when you seen in deapth its not.

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Firefox add-on protects against hackers

Carnegie-Mellon University has developed a free add-on to the Mozilla Firefox 3.0 browser to boost security for users.

The Perspectives add-on was developed at the university’s School of Computer Science and College of Engineering.

The software protects Firefox users against potential “man-in-the-middle” wireless attacks when users are surfing the web.

The Perspectives system also supports domain name website certificates provided by the likes of VeriSign, Comodo and Godaddy.

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