Category: Tips, Tricks and Hacks


How to view Analytics for a link with a shortcut is known to us as one of the most popular and advanced URL shorteners available. is also available as browser extension for quick shortening. Its analytics tool is very useful as it shows the total number of clicks on the shortened URL, the tweets with the URL in them and more. Wouldn’t it be great to view the analytics of any link using some direct shortcut? Well its really easy; just add a “+” sign at the end of any link to see its analytics.

How to see larger versions of thumbnails on Facebook 0

How to see larger versions of thumbnails on Facebook

The thumbnail images of friends help us take a quick glimpse on his/her activity, without having to read the name. Facebook’s thumbnail images look decent in size for a thumbnail, but if you need to get a larger preview of the thumbnail, you’ll need to head over to your friend’s profile page. If your friend has shared pictures on Facebook, there’s no choice but to open the images to view them large on their respective pages. But with inYOf4ceBook script for Greasemonkey, you can easily preview larger versions of images just by hovering your mouse over them.


Learn everything new from Google via Google New

Google being the Technology Giant it is, keeps launching lots of new services now and then and keeps adding new features to the already existing ones. But unless you keep regular tabs on the major blogs by Google, you won’t know what Google came up with recently. Even the technology blogs do not cover everything new by Google. Google new is a page on the Google’s website that lists all the new services by Google.


URL Shortening bookmarklets for your browser

URL shorteners came along to help you trim the URLs to something short. There are lots of URL shorteners that help you shrink a URL to make it easy for you to share, or use in print. But copying a URL, heading over to the URL shortener website, shortening it and then grabbing the shrunken URL is a bit longer process if you really love shortcuts. In such cases, browser bookmarklets for URL shortening can be helpful. You can save the bookmarklet to your browser and shorten a URL with the click of a button. Here’s a list of some of the URL shortening bookmarklets from different services. To save them to your browser, just drag the javascript bookmarklet links to your browser’s bookmark bar.


Bringing Facebook events to Google Calendar

Facebook’s Event application is one of the most widely uesd applications that has been promoted by Facebook itself. Google Calendar is also a popular place for sharing and managing events. People generally create events on Facebook as it is easier to share and invite. But you can choose to sync your Facebook events and Google Calendar if you use Google Calendar more often.

Some Command Prompt Shortcuts for handling Control Panel 1

Some Command Prompt Shortcuts for handling Control Panel

We need to access Control Panel every now and then for tweaking our PC. Some items are available in the main control panel root folder while for some, you have to dig deep into it. You can run the Control Panel tools by using the appropriate shortcuts from the command line. Here is a list of some commands that can be used from the command prompt or from the Run Command to access some useful Control Panel tools.

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New features added to Facebook notes

Facebook notes is a great place for sharing ideas or starting a discussion. Due to a very primitive interface, Facebook notes wasn’t much of a fun to use. Besides browsing through the notes was also a tedious job. But now, with some revamps, the Notes has become better.