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Chat with Yahoo, MSN Buddies Using Gtalk

Psi Instant messaging is the most popular means of communications over the internet today. A few years ago, there were only a handful of messaging services to choose from, but now there are so many that it has become increasingly difficult to keep track of and chat with all your buddies who use different messaging services.

Google has its own messenger known as Google Talk, but it also allows users to chat right inside the internet browser. The chats get saved and became searchable in the mail, which is one reason why many people moved to Google Talk. A couple of years ago, Google Talk opened up their chat protocol to Jabber networks, which has paved the way for Google Talk users to chat with their buddies on AIM, MSN, Yahoo or even ICQ. Read on to find out how it can be done.

You require Psi, which is a free Jabber client, and Google Talk to achieve this. Psi can be downloaded from http://psi-im.org, and Google Talk, which can be downloaded from http://talk.google.com. Install these two IM clients and proceed with configuration.

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May 26, 2009 Posted by | Google, OpenSource, Software, Technology | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shock 3D for Windows

If you thought Microsoft’s Windows 7 desktop was cool, wait till you see Shock 3D, an OpenGL application that is under 3MB. The application turns all your icons/desktop into 3D, such that you can move them around like objects. 3D desktop action is not limited to only Linux or Windows 7 users anymore, see Shock 3D and you’ll know what I talking about.

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A drawback of this app is that you cannot use your desktop normally as Shock 3D sits as a layer on top of your desktop. It is not a fully baked application to replace your desktop, but hey… give the developer a break !

Download Shock 3D

Related Content: Make your Windows look like Mac OSX

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May 4, 2009 Posted by | Microsoft, OpenSource, Software, Technology, Windows | , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Capture Screenshots with Ease

Gadwin PrintScreen v4.4 allows much more flexibility with that Print Screengadwin_printscreen button at the top of your keyboard. Usually when you hit the Print Screen button it loads the current screen into your clipboard. To save the image you have to open up an image-editing application, paste it, then save the file. Gadwin’s free PrintScreen streamlines this whole process. It resides in your System Tray, and you can set a number of options. When you hit print screen (or whichever button you specify in the settings), you can choose to save the screen directly to a specific folder. You can also choose to save just a window, or a specific area of the screen. The application also gives you the option of sending the screen capture directly to your printer or as an email, and it will even automatically resize the picture to specified dimensions. The image can be saved to disk as a file in 5 different graphics file formats (.bmp, .jpg, .gif, .png, .tif)

Gadwin PrintScreen Professional v4.5 combines the power of a gadwin_printscreenprofirst-class  screen capture application with an advanced image image editing and annotation utility – wrapped into one easy-to-use tool. Gadwin PrintScreen Professional is versatile and extremely easy-to-use. This is a paid version providing additional utility to edit the image at the same time.
System Requirements:
Gadwin PrintScreen requires Microsoft ® Windows 98/Me/2000/2003/XP/Vista, or Windows NT 4.0SP6.

WebSite: Gadwin Systems Inc.

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March 10, 2009 Posted by | Software, Technology, Windows | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fix and Update Drivers and Software Instantly !

drivercureParetoLogic DriverCure will automatically and instantly update all of your out-of-date drivers and software. This will result in a fully optimized PC that runs fast and error-free. DriverCure was developed by a talented team of over 100 professionals with an end goal of creating an application that is user-friendly and accomplishes the very crucial task of keeping your system up-to-date.

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March 5, 2009 Posted by | Software, Technology, Windows | , , , | 6 Comments

Add Nuke to your DotNet Applications

If you are creating DotNet Applications using Microsoft Dotnet framework, here is a fully compatible alternate to the same. DotNetNuke is an open-source Web Application Framework ideal for creating and deploying projects such as commercial websites, corporate intranets and extranets, online publishing portals, and custom vertical applications.

DotNetNuke

DotNetNuke is provided as open-source software, licensed under a BSD agreement. In general, this license grants the general public permission to obtain the software free-of-charge. It also allows individuals to do whatever they wish with the application framework, both commercially and non-commercially, with the simple requirement of giving credit back to the DotNetNuke project community.

DotNetNuke is built on a Microsoft ASP.NET (VB.NET) platform, and is easily installed and hosted. With a growing community of over 440,000 users, and a dedicated base of programming professionals, support for DotNetNuke is always close at hand.

DotNetNuke is designed for use on the Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0, 3.0, and 3.5 platforms using Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2008, or Visual Web Developer.

Key Features:
Easy to install and to host.
Fully extensible and scalable.
Clearly licensed under a BSD-style license.
Constantly evolving through real world trial.
Simply efficient and manageable.
Priority on security.
Fully customizable.
Fully localized.
User-friendly interface.
Easy to access community support.

View the Video Introduction to DotNetNuke (this will open in Windows Media Player)
Download the Video for Offline viewing

You can also check DotNetNuke’s Online Demo

Website: http://www.dotnetnuke.com

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January 8, 2009 Posted by | Microsoft, OpenSource, Programming, Technology | , , , , , , | 1 Comment