Launching Google Chrome Incognito Window By Default

We have shared tips on how to launch Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox in private browsing mode by default, today I will be sharing a simple trick to start Google Chrome in private browsing Incognito mode by default.

Latest beta builds of Google Chrome now supports a new incognito mode command-line switch, to create a shortcut based on this simply follow the steps as follows:

  1. Update Google Chrome browser to latest BETA build, see instructions here.
  2. Right-click the Google Chrome shortcut and copy the full-string from Target textbox.
  3. Right-click on Desktop, Click New -> Shortcut
  4. Paste the copied link from first-step, appending --incognito as shown below and click Next.
  5. Google Chrome Incognito

Bhuvan - The Google Earth Killer Is Coming

After creating history by launching India's first moon mission Chandrayaan I, Indian space agency ISRO is all set to challenge Google Earth with it's own satellite mapping service dubbed "Bhuvan", the IRS (Indian Remote Sensing) image portal will provide satellite images similar to Google Earth and WikiMapia but with more precision and frequent updates, currently Google Earth provides single-layered images wi

Fixing SESSION5_INITIALIZATION_FAILED Error

Malware creators are getting smarter by the day using increasingly sophisticated Windows driver based infection techniques making malware removal a hard-task, Few days ago one of my computer started displaying SESSION5_INITIALIZATION_FAILED error resulting in an unbootable computer, However, I was able to boot into Windows XP using the "Last Known Good Configuration" option, But booting normally always resulted in the following BSOD error :

"A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent
damage to your computer.

SESSION5_INITIALIZATION_FAILED

If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart
your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps.

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.
If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software
manufacturer for any Windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or
software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.

If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable component, restart
your computer , press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options and the
select Safe Mode.

Technical Information

STOP: 0x00000071(0x00000000,0x00000000,0x00000000,0x0000 0000)"

Free Google Book Downloader

Google BooksGoogle Book Search - the free online book catalog with the aim to make world's information more accessible and useful has been criticized by writer and publisher community for inclusion of copyrighted works as an copyright infringement, However, Google denies the allegation citing that they only show a small portion of the book at a time, making it useless for freebie seekers intending to download the book.

Google Books does all what it can to prevent users from downloading and saving pages, but with free online service's like "Google Book Downloader" the whole process of saving pages from Google books is just a matter of few clicks.

Google Book Downloader

Creating Password Protected Hidden Folder Using Free Utility "My Lockbox"

If you are looking for a free, fast and easy folder hiding and locking utility for Windows 2000, XP, 2003 and Vista - My LockBox would be the perfect solution, the single-click folder locking and unlocking utility efficiently hides folder of your choice instantly.

Lock Folder

Once locked, the folder can only be made visible by entering correct password using the hotkey enabled control-panel.

DriverMax - The Best Free Utility To Update Windows Device Drivers

DriverMaxIt is usually highly recommended to update your device drivers as hardware manufacturers often release new versions of their drivers for fixing bugs, adding new features, increasing device and system performance, improving computer stability, fixing compatibility with other devices and closing security holes, While most of the popular automatic Windows driver updation utilities are not free, we reviewed RadarSync as one possible free option which worked quite well for me, but failed on many computers as noted in user comments.

Developed by Innovative Solutions, A Microsoft Certified Partner - DriverMax would be the best free utility to download and install latest driver updates for your Windows XP and Vista computers, the community powered driver updater service currently supports more then 80,000 different hardware devices with 1,29,000 different driver versions.

DriverMax Driver Updater

iPhone Firmware 2.2 To Allow Direct Podcast Downloading

Despite strict Apple iPhone Developer NDA agreements, a reader of TUAW leaked screenshots of iPhone Firmware 2.2 Beta 2, the screenshots indicates that the new firmware will support direct downloading of podcasts onto the device.

iPhone Screen

As of now, you can only sync podcasts on iPhone via iTunes, the new direct downloading support will definitely help users avoid the hassle of manual syncing.

Crackers Beat Adobe CS4 License Activation Using A Simple Novice Trick

There is no doubt that cracker's always tend to be one step ahead of software creators, no matter how tough the software protection is they always come up with a method to bypass it sooner or later, But, Adobe seems to be very unlucky with their CS4 product release, first it was the Photoshop CS4 leak and now Adobe Creative Suite 4 got cracked and keygened within three days of its initial release, massive sized trial version of Adobe CS4 suite with crack patches made their way on torrent portals and file-sharing websites within days after release.

Adobe CS4

Adobe CS4 makes use of a license activation system to make Keygens and shared serial-number obsolete by blacklisting them via a central activation server, Surprisingly, smart crackers defeated the whole CS4 activation system using a simple trick, blocking access to the activation server using Windows or MAC HOSTS file.

Free VOIP Phone Credits To Celebrate This Festive Season

We have reviewed quite a few free VOIP service providers earlier on this blog, these free ad-supported services allow users to make free phone calls to various destinations world-over, However, majority of these services does not allow India and Pakistan as free calling destinations.

This is festive time in India and everybody is looking for the best VOIP deal to make affordable calls to their loved ones, for our readers I have complied a list of VOIP providers offering free calls to India this festive season.

Happy Diwali & A Prosperous Hindu New Year To All !!

It's festive time here in India with Diwali, Wishing you all A Very Happy Diwali and a Prosperous Hindu New Year.

Here are some great sites to select and send Diwali Greetings, SMS, Orkut Scraps, Quotes and Warm wishes to your loved ones:

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