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Google Graveyard: All Google Products that are Discontinued

As we all very well know, Google has followed a regular practice of axing a number of it products which it feels are not up to the mark or simply because Google is not satisfied with it’s own offering. Take the Google Reader for instance, despite having a large, strong user base Google has decided to pull the plug on it’s famous RSS reader, which is halted today. Have a look at the following Infographic which shows EVERY Google product that is no more:

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Google Graveyard
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The WordPress.com Dashboard Gets a Beautiful Makeover

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Every day, you blog, you create, and you make things with your WordPress.com site. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, the code that runs WordPress.com gets updated dozens of times a day, as we deploy improvements. While you can’t see the vast majority of those changes, there is one improvement we can’t wait for you to see: a brand-new, redesigned WordPress.com dashboard featuring better contrast and the lovely Open Sans typeface.

Back in April, I shared our goals for the WordPress.com dashboard redesign:

  • It should have a simple, uncluttered design; free of excessive decoration and focused on your content.
  • It should use webfonts for modern, legible typography that’s consistent in every browser.
  • It should have a responsive design that’s tailored to desktop computers, tablets, and smartphones.
  • It should do all this while retaining the familiar, user-tested dashboard interface that millions of users already understand.

We’ve redrawn all the icons, opened…

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iPhone: Calls via Facebook Messenger App, Android and BlackBerry still waiting

Few hours ago, Facebook rolled out a new update to it’s much acclaimed Messenger for iPhone. This latest update grants US based owners to now use Facebook Messenger as a ‘Free’ calling service. Calls can be made via WiFi or a cellular data connection.facebook-phone

This new feature will be recieved favorably by heavy phone users as it will cut down phone costs. In order to place a call, all a user has to do is tap the ‘i’ button next to a contacts name as choose the ‘Free Call’ button.

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How to Unblock ANY Website [Including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc]

Websites like YouTube play an important role in our daily learning as well as entertainment. In this post I’ll be showing you how to unblock ANY website all for free.

STEP 1: Download Hot Spot Shield Free from Here: Hot Spot Shield Download

STEP 2: Install Hot Spot Shield as you would install any other software.

STEP 3: Once installation is complete, start Hot Spot Shield and click “CONNECT“. Wait for a few seconds as it connects to secure server.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEP 4: THAT’S IT. You can now OPEN ANY BLOCKED Website including YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, etc.

YouTube has been blocked here in Pakistan, so I’ve been using Hot Spot Shield to access it:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Goodbye Hotmail, Hello Outlook: Features, Video

Hotmail, was one of first to provide free e-mail access back in 1996 but after a decade and a half later, Microsoft has decided to rename or rather completely transform it’s Hotmail.com to Outlook.com. Don’t worry you wont be loosing your email address and emails. Microsoft decided to re-brand the e-mail service in order to regain it’s market share which was lost to Google’s gmail.

1. Social Integration: Facebook and Twitter

Outlook.com will now enrich your experience by connecting you to Facebook and Twitter. While your a conversing/chatting with someone you will be able to receive his/her Facebook statuses and Twitter updates simultaneously. You also retweet on Twitter and like, comment on Facebook.

2. Similar to Windows 8 Theme

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