Kill Processes Quickly with Process Assassin

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Ever had to restart your entire computer because a process would not die? That’s where Process Assassin can help. It’s a small program that terminates processes immediately and doesn’t effect any other program. Nice!

Kill Processes with Process Assassin

Need to Come Up with a Good Name? Try Wordoid

wordoid

Wordoid is a nifty little service that helps anyone who needs to create a name for a product, service, domain, website or anything else. It generates natural sounding words and tells you if the domain is already taken or not.

Wordoid

StockFox puts a Lightweight Stock Ticker in your Statusbar

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StockFox allows you to capture Yahoo Finance quotes in either your statusbar or a tickerbar above your tabs. You can adjust the colors for up/down/unchanged issues and how often it updates.

StockFox v1.2.1 addon for Firefox

Explore Google Public Data Visually

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If you haven’t heard about Google Public Data, it’s Google’s attempt to make large datasets available to the public. Now they’ve added Public Data Explorer, which is a cool tool to visually see all that data. It’s pretty neat, especially if you’re a data person.

Google Public Data Explorer

The Ultimate Excel Cheatsheet

excel cheatsheet

Want to be an Excel guru at your office place? Or just impress the ladies with your mad vlookup and formula skills? The great people at InvestInTech have come up with the ultimate Excel cheatsheet and it’s awesome!!

Ultimate Excel Cheatsheet

Convert the Quick Launch Bar into a Super Application Launcher

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Tired of downloading third-party application launchers? I’ve used them in the past, but could live without them. So why not create your own application launcher in Windows 7? Check out this guide to converting the Quick Launch bar into an app launcher!

Convert Quick Launch bar into Application Launcher

Automate Tasks in Linux with Crontab

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If you read this blog or the HowToGeek, you probably know how to use Linux. If so, do you know how to automate tasks using Crontab? It’s a powerful utility that lets you automatically create backups, schedule updates, synchronize files, and more.

Automate Tasks in Linux using Crontab

Discover New Bundled Feeds in Google Reader

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Google has bundled 449 popular feed topics you can easily subscribe to with a single click. You can also create and share your own bundles.

Google Reader bundled RSS feeds

Play Music in Chrome by Simply Dragging a File

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We got a tip from reader/blogger Ashutosh suggesting we try to drag a .mp3 file to Chrome. Sure enough, it opened a rudamentary player in a new tab. Fair dinkum !

Ashutosh’s Blog

15 Great Illustrations by Chow Hon Lam

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Look for the ‘National Animals’ one. Very impressive work.

15 Illustrations by Chow Hon Lam via My Modern Metropolis




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