Setting Up Private Browsing Mode In Firefox

Unlike Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 8 Firefox does not provide any in-built private browsing mode, However you can setup Firefox for private browsing using a separate profile as demonstrated below:

  1. Goto Windows Start Menu -> Run (or Use Windows Key + R).
  2. Type in firefox -ProfileManager and hit enter.
  3. Firefox profile Manager
  4. Firefox Profile Manager should launch, click the Create Profile button as shown above.

Free Utility To Check And Download Latest Developmental Builds Of Google Chrome

If Google Chrome is not working as expected or you are having some issues with the browser you can try updating to the latest developmental nightly builds, updating Google Chrome from the Dev channel allows you to get early access to the upcoming features, with up-to-date security and bug fixes.

Chrome Nightly Updater is an nice little handy utility allowing you to check and download latest build of Google Chrome, either as an executable or an Zip file.

Google Chrome Updater

Alternatively, you can also use the official Chrome Channel Chooser utility, allowing you to choose the Dev Channel as Chrome's default update source, once enabled this will make Google Chrome update from the Developmental build channel.

Google Android Mobile Phone India Launch Dates Announced

After trying Google Android Online Emulator, I am almost decided to buy this phone, and the good news is the Google Android (also known as The Google Phone) powered HTC phones will be available in India by end of this year in December, The company is in-talks with major mobile operator's for launching the product.

Google Android

However, don't expect the prices similar to US markets which is around Rs 8,200 ($179), Ajay Sharma, country manager, HTC (India) hinted this saying : "the Indian market does not work on the handset subsidy model".

I/O Brush : Cool Digital Brush Of Future

I/O Brush is an MIT project which can be used as an drawing tool to explore colors, textures, and movements found in everyday materials by "picking up" and drawing with them. I/O Brush looks like a regular physical paintbrush but has a small video camera with lights and touch sensors embedded inside. Outside of the drawing canvas, the brush can pick up color, texture, and movement of a brushed surface. On the canvas, artists can draw with the special "ink" they just picked up from their immediate environment.

Try Out Google Android Online Using T-Mobile G1 Emulator

Want to see how Google's much anticipated open-source mobile platform Google Android works, try the platform online from comfort of your home using T-Mobile G1 Emulator, the flash based phone emulator lets you try all the phone functions, use the third option to start the emulator as shown below, don't forget to try cool side scrolling interface from the home screen.

Google Android Emulator

Launching Internet Explorer 8 InPrivate Browsing Mode By Default

PrivateInternet Explorer 8 Beta 2 introduced the InPrivate invisible browsing mode also called as "Porn Browsing Mode", allowing users to surf internet without leaving any browsing traces, all the cache files, Browsing History and Cookie information is automatically deleted after end of private browsing session.

Internet Explorer 8 Private Surfing Mode

For faster and easy access to IE8 private browsing mode we will be creating a shortcut to launch the browser InPrivate mode by default, simply follow the instructions below:

New Gmail Security Flaw Allows Phisher's Steal User Login Details

In past, researchers have found various XSS (cross-site scripting) vulnerabilities in Google services allowing hackers to gain un-authorized access to users accounts which are now patched, but in an entirely new type of "Frame Injection Vulnerability" found by Adrian Pastor of the GNUCitizen, the researcher displayed how attackers can create authentic-looking spoof pages meant to steal user login information, the exploit allows attackers to inject third-party content into Google pages bypassing phising filters.

Gmail Hacking

Adrian posted proof-of-concept (do not enter any login info here) of this new exploit allowing him to inject fake Gmail login frame inside Google pages hosted on mail.Google.com domain, the result page looks legitimate as the domain displayed in user address bar is mail.google.com increasing the hackers chances of getting the login data.

Amazing Notepad Trick To Create Hidden Text Files Without Using Any Third Party Software

Hidden TextToday I will be sharing a pretty unknown trick to create hidden text files using nothing but Notepad, you can use this simple trick to hide plain text data without using any third-party utility or simply use it to impress your friends showing your geekness, the text files created using the method below won't show anywhere in DOS or Windows irrespective of the hidden and system display file-settings, the files created using this can only be accessed if you know the correct file-name used while creating the file.

Simple follow the steps below to create hidden text file:

  1. Launch Windows command prompt from Start Menu -> Run -> Type cmd and press Enter.
  2. Using DOS commands navigate to the desired folder.
  3. Now type in notepad VisibleFile.txt:HiddenFile.txt and hit Enter, you can change VisibleFile.txt and HiddenFile.txt to names of your choice (notice the : between both file-names), You will be prompted to Create a New file click Yes as shown below.
  4. Notepad Trick

Airtel Digital TV DTH Service Launched

Airtel DTHReliance recently launched their BIGTV DTH service providing another competitive option to Indian TV subscribers, now Indian telecom major Airtel has also came up with their own direct-to-home (DTH) service dubbed - 'Digital TV' making it the sixth DTH service provider in India after Dish TV, Tata Sky, Sun Direct, DD Direct Plus and Reliance Big TV, initially the service will be available in 62 towns across the country offering 175 channels.

Airtel Digital TV

One the most interesting feature of Airtel Digital TV is the inclusion of programmable universal remote allowing users to manage TV and Set-top Box with a single remote, the service uses superior MPEG4 standard with DVB S2 technology making it HD ready like Big TV.

Yahoo! Web Analytics Is Here...

Yahoo Web AnalyticsYahoo acquired web analytics company IndexTools April this year and now has re-branded the service as Yahoo! Web Analytics expanding it out to more new users, The powerful enterprise site analytics service is already available to advertisers working with Yahoo enabling them to visualize key performance indicators in an easy to use fashion.

Unlike many other similar web-analytics services which take 24-48 hours to process data and present reports after data-collection (read Google Urchin), Yahoo Web Analytic provides near real-time data-analysis of visitors experience on your website, allowing you to watch new ad-campaign performance and make quick changes to optimize your budget.

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