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How to Create Private or Public URL Shortening Service With GUI

  If you are following compixels on Twitter (highly recommended) you would have noticed the short URLs we push out regularly. We have created a custom URL shortener (cmpx.in) service for our blog. Unlike public URL shorteners like Goo.gl, Bit.ly, Is.gd etc. ours is a private URL shortener solely used for shortening long URLs and branding. Simply put public URL...

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Add Facebook Send Button to Share Blog Posts Privately via Email

Last year we saw Facebook introducing the “Like” button for blogs and websites which helped in content promotion. And recently Facebook even went a step forward and introduced Facebook Comments what according them increases blog reader engagement by 4 times. While both Like and Comments plugins broadcasts online activities to your Facebook timeline, there may be a situation where you...

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Registry Hack Enables Windows 8 M1 Webcam, Modern Reader, Ribbon & Task UI

If you thought that the very first leak of Windows 8 Build 7850 Milestone 1 was just a pre mature version with nothing much to offer then its time to rethink. Now Neowin is reporting that many of the rumoured features are already present in  this early build. This leaked version sports a Modern Reader, TaskUI, Ribbon UI and webcam....

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How to Upgrade Facebook Comments Box to New Version 2

Facebook rolled out many new features to their Facebook Comments Box social plugin today. Aiming at increasing the traffic to the blog that houses it, Facebook is introducing improved news feed story, comments permalink, Graph API, new dark colors scheme option etc. With better API control you can export, search and re-order comments. The new Facebook Comments Box version 2 plugin can...

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How to Enable Channel Switching Option in Firefox Builds

Things are moving so fast at Mozilla labs and they are about to introduce Chrome like build schedule and channels for Firefox. With the first Firefox 6 nightly build expected soon and aurora (Firefox 5 Alpha 2) channel introduced we now have a clearer picture about the future releases of Firefox including the upcoming Firefox 5 (June 21). Unlike the...

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How to Create & Remove Hotmail Email Aliases

Microsoft has introduced an interesting and pretty new concept to their Hotmail email service. They are now allowing users to set up alias email from primary account to send and receive. Hotmail also allows disposable email IDs like what Gmail offers. With Hotmail Alias email IDs you can send and reply messages from multiple IDs from within your existing regular...

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Step by Step Guide on How to Jailbreak Sony Playstation 3

The iPhone hacker George “Geohot” Hotz recently uploaded a video of Sony Playstation 3 jailbreak to run custom homebrew apps. Geohot’s went a step forward and has provided the files required to achieve this jailbreak on his website. It includes METLDR root key that enables the homebrew. Geohot’s successful release of this homebrew was made possible because of the fail0verflow...

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How to Block Ads in iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad iOS Safari Browser & Apps

Are the Ads that pop up while you browse through the web via Safari browser on iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad annoying you. If yes, there is a good news for owners of Jailbroken iDevices. AdBlocker tweak available on Cydia can remove Ads in Safari browser and some Apps which are using browser-like views (UIWebView). The AdBlocker for iDevice is...

How to enable real UI on IE9 Platform Preview 6

The latest IE9 platform preview  was showcased by Microsoft during PDC 2010. Though much  faster in rendering pages the browser has a simple and dull looking interface. So if you want to have and run IE9 Beta with the much improved features of IE9 Platform Preview 6 retaining the same old user interface the following steps will help you setup....