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DoubleTwist - Most Feature Packed Free iTunes Alternative Supporting Wide Range Of Devices

DoubleTwistIf you keep up with latest tech-news you must have heard about the Palm Pre and Apple tussle regarding support for non-apple devices in iTunes, If you are also looking for an iTunes replacement for syncing your music collection with non-apple devices or simply don't like using iTunes we had shared free iTunes alternatives which got the job done easily like WinAmp iPod Plugin and iTunes Agent; but all new utility DoubleTwist takes this to a whole new level by providing syncing support for wider range of devices and comes equipped with music purchasing facility via Amazon® MP3 Store (coming soon) posing a direct competition to Apple iTunes music store.

Free iTunes Alternative

DoubleTwist supports both Windows and MAC platforms letting users choose and sync pictures, videos, music or iTunes playlists with hundreds of devices like Apple iPhone, iPod, Palm Pre, Android phones, BlackBerry, Sony PSP, Archos 605, Sony Ericsson Walkman & Cybershot phones, Nokia N & E Series phones, Windows Mobile 5.0/6.0 platform devices, LG's Viewty and Shine, Motorola (V9 and V3xx)/most Razr phones, Amazon Kindle, Nintendo DSi, most digital cameras and flash-memory-based camcorders.

Now Track India Speed Post And Money-Orders via SMS

Postage TrackingFew months ago Indian Railways started offering railway inquiry and PNR status updates via SMS, now India Post has also jumped onto the tech-bandwagon offering Speed Post and eMoneyOrder status tracking from mobile phones using SMS.

To track the current status of your speed-post or eMoneyOrder all you need to do is to use the following short-codes and send them to 55352.

For Speed Post:

SP[space]Speed Post Tracking Number
OR
EMS[space]Speed Post Tracking Number

For eMO:

MO[space]eMO PNR No
OR
EMO[space]eMO PNR No

Resetting Apple iPod's Forgotten PassCode

iPod PasscodeIf you managed to forgot your Apple iPod screen-lock passcode combination here is a nifty little hack which allows you to reset the old password saving you from trouble of restoring iPod to factory defaults loosing everything stored in it.

iPod Screenlock

Check My Torrent IP - Free Online Service To Check Effectiveness Of Your Anonymity Service

There is an online service for almost everything these days, and new one of it's kind service Check My Torrent IP plugs a gap which nobody else addressed which is to let users check there publicly exposed IP information while downloading torrents - this can come handy if you are using online anonymity service like TorrentPrivacy or VPN and wants to check whether it is working as expected or not.

Tracing Torrent IP

Happy Deepawali And Hindu New Year Wishes To All....

Once again its festive time in India with festival of light "Diwali" being celebrated today, Our heartiest wishes for a Happy Diwali and Prosperous Hindu New Year to all.

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

Blog Action Day '09 : Climate Change

Oct 15th 2009 is being celebrated as ‘Blog Action Day’, an yearly event when bloggers all around the world write on the same topic raising awareness towards a common cause and this year's topic ‘Climate Change’.

Twitter SMS Comes To India, Supports Airtel For Now

Twitter SMSPosting and receiving updates via SMS is one of the most important feature every Twitter users wants, sadly, free SMS notifications from twitter are not sent to all countries citing texting costs - the good news is that Airtel users in India can now enjoy receiving free SMS notifications from Twitter and posting updates to twitter @ Re.1/SMS using the newly introduced 53000 short-code for Airtel India users.

Twitter SMS

To get started simply SMS START to 53000 and follow instructions to complete linking your device to twitter, if you are new to twitter SMS Signup to 53000 (all SMS's to short-code 53000 costs Re 1), somehow sending the above commands did not worked for me so I used another approach as instructed next.

Download Google Chrome OS Leaked Build

Google ChromeTechCrunch reader Jonathan Frederickson who sent earliest tips regarding Google Chrome OS folder on the Chromium build site has now came up with something very exciting - an early build of Google's very own under-development operating-system Chrome OS.

Google Chrome OS GUI

Diskeeper HyperBoot - Instant On Technology Increases PC Performance By 118% Cutting Down 54% In Booting Time

Diskeeper LogoDiskeeper is an well-known name in disk-defragmentation software segment, and the company has now came-up with something very exciting - their latest HyperBoot app can bring-down Windows start-up time by more than 54% increasing overall system performance by 118% as claimed and demonstrated by the company in a Live lab test (video after the jump).

What HyperBoot does is that it physically remaps Windows boot data on the disk-drive bringing it closer for minimizing spindle access delays, the application also continues to optimize Windows as new application are installed offering overall PC performance boost including faster shutdown times.

Already partnered with ASUS, the company has announced to provide its new HyperBoot(TM) "instant-on" boot time technology as a pre-installed feature partnering with worldwide OEM brands, the latest version of HyperBoot works with Windows XP and Windows 7 supporting hard-disk drivers and solid-state disk SSD) drives.

Download PwnageTool 3.1.4 Supporting iPhone OS 3.1.2

iPhone Dev Team's latest PwnageTool v 3.1.4 for Mac OS X is now available for download adding jailbreak support for newest iPhone OS 3.1.2 on iPhone 3G/3G(S) and iPod Touch 1G/2G, sadly, similar to the previous PwnageTool release this version is also MAC only for now, however Windows users need not to worry as they can jailbreak their iDevices using recently launched Blackra1n.

Users having jailbroken devices need not to enter the DFU mode and simply need to create a custom IPSW file using PwnageTool v 3.1.4 and restore it from iTunes, this will update the device to latest firmware version keeping the Baseband unlockable so you can enjoy your device freely.

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