Dummies Guide at using Torrents.

My friend Aman has written an excellent guide of how to download stuff using the latest in P2P i.e. torrents. Here are some of the important parts of the guide. The link to the article is at the end of the post. Basics: Firstly get a good client such as µtorrent or Azureus(Java), BitComet(C++) .OtherContinue reading “Dummies Guide at using Torrents.”

Gmail Chat NOW in Opera (without masking)

For the last few days, I was not getting through to Gmail in Standard mode, so decided to clear my cache and cookies. And walla, the standard view was back. But there was a difference, it had Google Chat in with it, and I had not masked it to identiy Opera as Firefox or InternetContinue reading “Gmail Chat NOW in Opera (without masking)”

Offline Messages in Google Talk

Yes folks it’s true. Google Talk now finally supports Offline Messaging (Official Blog Entry). Let’s just hope that the uber cool Google Chat emoticons are also ported into GTalk. If you send somebody an Offline Message via Google Talk, the message will be received when they sign into Google Talk/Gmail. In Google Talk it appearsContinue reading “Offline Messages in Google Talk”

Google Talk 1.0.0.96 RELEASED

Finally the much awaited Google Talk version with file sharing, voicemail, and music status is out. You can check my review of it here. I am using this version full time now, hope you guys do use it too. And the best part about Google Talk is that it will update itself without any interferance,Continue reading “Google Talk 1.0.0.96 RELEASED”

Review Google Talk 1.0.0.95 (Unreleased Version)

The guys at Google are at it again, and are testing a new version of Google Talk. Last time I called it a leaked version and everyone was on me for that, so this time I am calling it Google Talk 1.0.0.95 (Unreleased Version). You can download this version from here. This one sports quiteContinue reading “Review Google Talk 1.0.0.95 (Unreleased Version)”

Configuring Multiple Home Pages in Firefox

If there’s more than one site you always visit after starting up Firefox, you can set your homepage to open several tabs of different web sites at once automatically. From Firefox’s Tools menu, Options, General, enter the addresses of sites separated by a pipe | as shown above. Or, you can open up all theContinue reading “Configuring Multiple Home Pages in Firefox”