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.
Tips, Tricks and Hacks
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.
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.
YouTube these days doesn’t let you download videos via sites like javimoya.com or other such sites. But with this nifty trick, you can download and save YouTube videos right from Google Chrome. You’ll need to install IE tab plugin on Google Chrome.
Internet Explorer Tab or IE tab is a very useful plugin for chrome that enables you to view a page as it would look on Internet Explorer. But besides that it is also nifty for some other tasks like print previewing in Google Chrome, downloading via download manager on right-click and so on.
Remember the Milk or RTM is popular among many of us. The task management web application allows us to manage multiple tasks from any computer and can be done offline too with Google Gears. Remember the milk has many advanced task management options. Do you know that you can also manage and add tasks to Remember the Milk via Twitter?
If you are an avid Facebook user, you must be updating your status on it every now and then. Some people also love changing their status in messengers very frequently. If you want to try something new, like updating status in a cool way, you can try out some crazy text types.
If you search for images as much as you search for anything on the web, you might have wished for a shortcut like having an image search option from the search box of your browser directly. You generally open up Google Image Search or Yahoo Image Search to look for images. But having an image search option directly in the search box would be much convenient and time-saving.
You can get a Twitter widget from Twitter’s site to embed in your blogs. Or there are other third party tools that make it easier for you to show a Twitter widget on your blog. Do you know that you can also make your custom Twitter widget with Google Spreadsheets? This is very easy to do and you can fully customize the colors, number of tweets to show, size of the widget etc.
I assume that you already run a blog. You might want to embed a list of interesting articles from your favorite blogs that you read off your Google reader. But updating a link to those posts every time from your blog’s admin can be a bit tedious. Well, if you use Google Reader as your feed reader, you can easily show your shared items on Google Reader in your blog.