Google Street View is the ultimate tool from Google to have panoramic views of cities and places around the world. Google Street View is getting immensely popular for users on both computer and handheld devices. Here is a cool trick with which you can see 3D views on Google Street View for places around the world.
Igor Ljubuncic has created a map showing Linux users based on his envisions. It doesn’t show the actual popularity of Linux or its distribution. He calls it the Great Linux World Map and has tried to depict the world of the Linux desktop as a Typus Orbis Terarum.
The define command on Google shows you the definitions for your query from different sources like Wikipedia, Answers.com etc. For “Define:query” search, Google used to show a separate page with just the definitions from different sources. But now the definitions also show up on the main search results.
You might be interested in using subcategories for categorizing your posts in a better way. Wordpress by default lets you have the category name in the permalinks but if you use subcategory, both the category and subcategory slug appear on your permalinks. If you need to remove the parent category slug from Permalinks in Wordpress, you can do it using a plugin or modifying your theme’s functions.php file.
Google Image Search has started underlining the most recent images. For the most recently uploaded images on the web, you’ll now see an inset that tells the number of days ago, the images were uploaded.
Avid commentators are pretty much familiar with Disqus. Disqus now adds a feature that lets people use “@” mentions in the comments like in Twitter and Facebook. You can tag any user with their Twitter or Disqus username using the “@” symbol followed by the username or any person who has commented on the same post.
Windows has an inbuilt defragmentation tool and there are plenty of other commercial defragmentation software as well. Running defragmentation regularly in a couple of weeks or months considerably enhances the speed of your system. But sometimes you may forget or even worse, you gradually give up the habit. But thanks to Windows 7 that automatically defrags your hard disk by default.
Wordpress has lots of developers contributing to its development. Wordpress regularly releases updates and each version is a big enhancement from the earlier version . Well you can also contribute to Wordpress 3.2 development even if you aren’t a developer. You can help improve Wordpress by reviewing Wordpress 3.2 Beta and the new Twenty Eleven Theme.
Windows Phone 7 Marketplace now has a whopping 16000 apps in different categories. There are 16069 applications as of now in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and the number is growing steeply.