Jun 28, 2015

How to Enable the Undo Send feature in Gmail

Few days back, Google made its experimental feature "Undo Send" official. I already posted an article covering Gmail's Undo Send feature. At that time, this feature was available via Gmail labs. Now, the feature is available for all users. If you were not already using using this feature, you can enable this from the settings of your Gmail account. If you still do not know about this, it is a Gmail feature which lets you stop a sent mail from being sent to the receiver. Yes, if you accidently sent an email to someone, you can stop that email within a specified amount of time.

Jun 16, 2015

Check if your router has not been hacked

DNS is an important part of Internet. When you try to access a website with its web address, DNS helps in converting the request to its IP address. In actually, when you request for www.usethistip.com, it translates your request to its IP address to let you access the website. Your system or router knows how to contact DNS to properly serve your request. There are few public DNS servers are available. Google DNS and OpenDNS are most popular. Your internet service provider may also have one which it use to configure as default DNS server for your internet connection.

Jun 10, 2015

3 Free Twitter Tools to Send Automated Direct Messages

Twitter is not only a micro-blogging website but a great marketing tool. You only need to know how to get most of it. Unlike other social networking website, Twitter lets you reach to more number of people. By tweeting about your product with relevant hashtag will help you to increase visibility. You can also send direct messages to your followers to let them know about your product. Twitter is used for marketing, so there are many tools available which helps us increase productivity on Twitter. In this post, I am adding 3 best tools which helps in sending direct messages to Twitter followers in bulk. So, you do not need to go and send messages individually.

Jun 6, 2015

10 Features of Google Photos You should Know

10 Features of Google Photos Features You should to Know
Few days back, Google announced Google Photos as its newest attempt to compete with Flickr. It seems Google has gotten success in getting earlier attention from media and users around the world. Good thing is that you do not need to use Google+ to use this service. So, a normal Google account will work with this. Google has added so many features in this photo backup service to make it a better place for your photos and videos online. Google Photos is also available for iOS, Android and Desktop. So, you can easily upload your camera photos and videos.

May 30, 2015

3 Online Tools to Download Vine Videos

Vine is a nice platform to share short videos. Mostly Twitter users use this service to record and share short videos. You will find many interesting videos there. Like other video sharing websites, Vine also does not offer download option. But few videos are too good that you wish to download to watch them later. If you also want to download Vine videos, take a look on these Vine video downloading online tools.

May 24, 2015

How to add Stickers in Photos while uploading it on Facebook

Do you know that you can add different stickers in photos while uploading it on Facebook? Facebook allows users to do this from mobile apps and even from web. But I guess, you haven't notice this yet. In this article, I will show you how to add stickers in photos while sharing on Facebook.

May 15, 2015

Convert your Screen Recordings into GIF Animations with GIFGrabber for Mac

GIF is most shared content on social media and web. People used to share GIF memes. There are various websites which use GIF content to make articles interesting. In past, I posted about Giphy, GIF search engine and tools to make GIF animations. There plenty of tools which lets you make GIF animations Today, I am going to share a cool Mac all called GIFGrabber. It lets to capture screen recording and convert it into GIF animations. This tool can be used to share short screencasting. Because you will never wish to upload screencasting of 5-10 seconds. So, GIF animation is best way of doing this.

How To Record Screen and Make Animated GIF on Mac OS X

GIFGrabber is a free tool available in Mac app store. I added the download link at the bottom of the post. It is very small in size so installation will be very quick. Once it is installed, Open it. You will see its icon in top bar and a green capture window along with sniper scope. You can resize this capture window by drag and drop.

See I was trying to capture a YouTube into GIF animation.

Once you click on Start capture at the top side, it will start capturing the screen and this button will be replaced with a button "Stop capture" button. When you want to stop, click on "Stop Capture" button. And your animation will be saved. It will show a popup with all your recorded GIF. In this popup, you can also change the quality of GIF.

Clicking on GIF will open GIF viewer where you can save, trip or upload GIF to GIFgrabber server. You can trim by giving start and end frame.

You can either save GIF on your system or upload it to the GIFGrabber server. Saving it to GIFGrabber server will give you the link of GIF. You can use this link to post the GIF on social media.

Also Check: 5 websites to create GIF animation

See the below GIF which I captured with this tool.

If you are Mac user, you can use this lightweight tool to capture GIF animations in your system. It works good and there is no complexity in using the tool. You can download this tool from the link given below. Do not forget to share your experience with the tool with us via comments.

May 3, 2015

Password Alert Chrome Extension Protects Google Accout Against Phishing Attacks

Phishing is the oldest and still a popular way of stealing login credentials. Most of the innocent users still fall in the Phishing attacks and lose access to their accounts. In Phishing attack, attacker sends a fake login page exactly similar to the original login page. Using that form for login sends the entered information to attacker. I already wrote an article describing the Phishing attack and methods to prevent this attack. Although, there are so many articles on Phishing but users still fall in this attack. So, Google has released a Chrome extension "Password Alert" which notifies users about the phishing page.

May 1, 2015

Get Facebook’s Web Based chat Messenger As A Desktop App

Few days back, Facebook rolled out its Messenger for web. So, you can now start conversation and talk with friends on chat without any distraction. So, you do not need to open Facebook just to talk with friends. To make it even better, developer Alexandru Rosianu has ported this web based messenger into desktop app. So, you can use this web based messenger without opening browser. This desktop messenger app works fix on OS X, Windows and Linux platforms.

Apr 29, 2015

Search multiple cloud storage services in Chrome with treev Extension

We all use cloud storage services to store our important files and photos. We usually randomly select these cloud storage services to save our files. When we need it, we get confused and open all cloud storage services account to check for the file. For handling this situation, we all think of a service which lets us search across all our cloud storage services and let us access the file instantly from that service in which we saved it. If you use Google Chrome, you can try Treev extension for this. It lets you search for files across your cloud storage accounts.