PulpTunes Lets you take your iTunes with you

If you are someone who has a got a huge music collection in your iTunes at home and you need to go out suddenly. What do you do? Sync up your iPod already starving on Space with more songs? Well, with PulpTunes installed on your machine, you need not bother.

PulpTunes is the Webserver for iTunes. It allows you to let you or other people listen to the songs in your iTunes. So from now on, if you are away and still want to access that music on your home computers hard drive, all you need to do is install and configure PulpTunes.

 

Screenshot from PulpTunes

Image: Screenshot from PulpTunes

Check out PulpTunes Demo. Also, you can download and install PulpTunes by clicking here.

Well coming to the Wishlist, i certainly would like to see some kind of a sharing and rating engine, using which i can see other’s iTunes playlist, rate them, share my playlist etc and yeah, did i tell you, a search feature would be great.

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6 Best Photo Sharing Websites

If you are someone who loves to share the precious and memorable photo clicks, this article will brief you about 6 Best Photo Sharing Websites. Using these websites, you can store your photos,videos and share them online with your friends and family. These websites offer unique advantages and are worth a try.

1.) FlickrFlickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. It offers both Photo and Video Sharing facility. Flickr which was originally started by enthusiasts to share game screens is now a full fledged professional photo sharing website owned by Yahoo. When you have a free Flickr account, only 200 recent photographs are displayed. You can even buy a PRO account by shelling off 25$ a year. Pro account has lots of features and benefits and you can find them here.

 

6 Best Photo Sharing Websites

Image: 6 Best Photo Sharing Websites

2.) PhotoBucket: PhotoBucket lets you Sign up for free and upload upto 10000 photos and many hours of video. You have the option of sharing these photos and videos with your friends and family using the various options like via email, Messenger or Mobile. PhotoBucket also gives you the facility to print Wallpaper with your photos. Interestingly, it also allows you to make slideshows and mash it up with captions and special effect. You can even link it to your profile, blog or website.

One of the photo shared on SmugMug

Image: One of the photo shared on SmugMug

3.) SmugMug: If you are a professional photographer SmugMug is the way to go. It offers various features from Unlimited Storage to Full screen, silky smooth Flash slideshows of your Photos. Standard Edition of SmugMug comes at $39.95 p.a. and for a Pro account you need to pay $149.95. Check out the other features here.

Picasa Web Album

Image:Picasa Web Album

4.) Picasa: Picasa is the Google’s way of Photo Sharing Software. It allows for a seamless integration with Google account. A free account with Picasa Web Albums allows you for 1GB of free storage space, however, you can always buy extra space on Picasa.

5.) DropShots: DropShots is a simple, no-frills online photo and video sharing website. DropShots is a easy to use, upload and share website. The images you get post upload are large and high quality images, i.e. Dropshots doesnt scale them down. Another best thing about DropShots is its no-ads service, so now on you need not worry about those annoying ads.

6.) MyPhotoAlbum: MyPhotoAlbum is one of the service i love to talk about. To start with it gives you a personalized web address, something like http://yourname.myphotoalbum.com. MyPhotoAlbum offers unlimited space for photos and videos.It also offers Tagging, RSS Feeds and AOL Instant Messaging right on your album. It also allows you to Embed photos, videos & slideshows on other sites, blogs and profiles. Also, you can create Photo Gifts by printing them on T-Shirts, Mugs etc. You also get 20 Free prints when you sign-up with MyPhotoAlbum

What are the other Photo Sharing websites you use on a regular basis? 

 

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[HTML Forms] 5 Rapid Form Generation Services

If you are someone who is looking out for HTML Form building and publishing service, this post lists 5 great Rapid HTML Form Generation Services.

These Form generation services will let you create complex HTML forms which can be used for various purposes like Survey Forms, Contact Forms etc. In order to generate, publish and collect data using these forms, you don’t need to educate yourself with HTML. Though, its always good to know about the stuff  what you are getting into.

Almost all these HTML Form Generation and Publishing services are free for basic usage. However, they do offer more advanced features which you can use to get some advanced features built into your forms.

1.) FormSmarts: FormSmarts is a free web form service providing all you need to create forms and publish them in minutes.It is an integrated web form service that lets you create forms, publish them online, and get form results. FormSmarts provides you with several options to publish your forms. Check out the Form Examples they have which lets you get a feel of how it works.

FormSmarts is an interesting service which lets you design and publish your forms.

Image: FormSmarts is an interesting service which lets you design and publish your forms.

2.) FormAssembly: FormAssembly lets you create almost any kind of HTML Form, For instance, surveys with complex branching logic, multi-page data-entry forms, simple contact forms, etc. FormAssembly also allows you to have a form and collect data even if you don’t have a website. In such a scenario, FormAssembly can host the form for you. The web address of such a form will look like this: http://app.formassembly.com/forms/view/12345 (where 12345 is a unique identifier for your form).

3.) JotForm: JotForm is a web based WYSIWYG form builder. Its intuitive drag and drop user interface makes form building a breeze. Using JotForm, you can create forms, integrate them to your site and collect submissions from your visitors. JotForm supports all standard web form field types.

Design and Publish your HTML Forms for Free using these 5 free services.

Image: Design and Publish your HTML Forms for Free using these 5 free services.

In addition, it allows you to use new and intuitive fields in your form such as Date Time Picker, Star Ratings, or CAPTCHA checks. Using JotForm, you can create any kind of web form. 

4.) PHPForm: PHPForm allows you to create your HTML forms in three easy steps. All you need to do is Select the color scheme. Design your Form and then Download the HTML.

Google Spreadsheet offers Rapid form generation service.

Image: Google Spreadsheet offers Rapid form generation service.

5.) Google Docs: Google Docs added the form feature few months back and also allowed forms to be embedded into your website and blogs. You can use Google Docs as a Rapid Form Generation service to design your forms. You can then embed this form into your website using the HTML provided and get the results in a spreadsheet.

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Track Your Lost or Stolen Mobile Phone Using Phone Guardian

If you are someone who is worried about losing your S60 Symbian cellphone, Phone Guardian can help you put rest to your worries.

Phone Guardian is a mobile security anti-thief software for your Series 60 v3 Symbian smartphones. In case your mobile is forgotten or stolen, Phone Guardian will allow you to remotely secure and auto lock your Symbian mobile by sending a lock SMS. 

Once you have locked the cellphone using Phone Guardian, it stays secure and in order to unlock it you need to send an SMS. Also, you can enable Phone Guardian to send automatically a secure SMS, with information that allows you to catch the thief. This is by default enabled on SIM Change.

Phone Guardian lets you search for lost mobile phone.

Image: Phone Guardian lets you search for lost mobile phone.

Key Features of Phone Guardian Software are:

  • Remote mobile lock and unlock with lock SMS
  • Phone Guardian becomes active (locks the mobile, emits the siren) when a different SIM card is inserted or on lock SMS.
  • Operator specific and location information is automatically sent to the number specified, including the number of SIM, IMSI and CellID numbers. You can then use this data to map the location of the cell phone using CellToMap.
  • Siren option can be put on and off.
  • Uninstall possible only with secure password.
  • Phone lock is independent from phone restart. This means that if you have locked the phone, it cannot be unlocked by restarting. The only way to unlock the phone is by sending a specific sms with password details.
Do note that this software is useful for mobile phones which run on Symbian 9.1 Series 60 3rd Edition Operating System. Click here for a complete list of compatible devices.
Download Phone Guardian. Remember, Phone Guardian is a shareware application and you would be required to pay after the free trial period for the software is over.
If you are someone who also wants to protect your Laptop from getting stolen, You might also be interested in reading my previous post on How To Track your Lost or Stolen Laptop.
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SweetHome 3D lets you design the interior of your House

Earlier i wrote about an interesting web based service called DesignMyRoom, which lets you design and do interiors for your room, today, in this post i will introduce you to a stand alone software called SweetHome 3D which is a free interior design application that helps you place your furniture on a house 2D plan, with a 3D preview.

SweetHome 3D is aimed at people who want to design their interior quickly, whether they are moving or they just want to redesign their existing home. Numerous visual guides help you draw the plan of your home and layout furniture. You may draw the walls of your rooms upon the image of an existing plan, and then, drag and drop furniture onto the plan from a catalog organized by categories. Each change in the 2D plan is simultaneously updated in the 3D view, to show you a realistic rendering of your layout.

Sweet Home 3D may be run on Windows, Mac OS X 10.4 / 10.5, Linux and Solaris, and is translated in 11 different languages.

Sweet Home 3D

Image: Sweet Home 3D

Depending on your system, use the following instructions to download Sweet Home 3D and install it:

Windows: Download http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sweethome3d/SweetHome3D-1.5-windows.exe (25 MB), run the downloaded installation program, and follow the instructions from the setup wizard.

Mac OS X: Download

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sweethome3d/SweetHome3D-1.5-macosx.dmg (11 MB), double-click on the downloaded file and run Sweet Home 3D application found in the opened folder. To install Sweet Home 3D, drag and drop the application in the folder of your choice.

Linux: Download http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sweethome3d/SweetHome3D-1.5-linux-x86.tgz (40 MB), uncompress the downloaded file and run SweetHome3D application found in the uncompressed directory. To install Sweet Home 3D, move the uncompressed directory to one of your choice.

Some interesting features of SweetHome 3D worth mentioning

1.) You can import your home plan blueprint to get started faster with SweetHome 3D. 

2.) Based on the imported plan, create walls with a click of a button.

3.) Adjust the 3D view of the plan at any time.

4.) Enlarge Walls and also add, adjust and modify Windows and Doors to them. Wide variety of Doors and Windows are available in the catalog, all you need to do is select them from the catalog.

5.) Add Furniture, visit Home layout. 

In short, SweetHome 3D lets you become an architect of your house and lets you become an interior designer of your home.

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[How-To] Schedule Email Delivery of your Google Analytics Traffic Report

Google Analytics is a very powerful analytics tool for analyzing various traffic related information for your website.

Google Analytics also provides Email delivery of your traffic report. In order to setup an email delivery of your traffic report, follow the steps mentioned below.

1.) Login to your Google Analytics account.

2.) Once logged in, go to the dashboard for your particular website. 

Configuring Google Analytics Email delivery of reports.

Configuring Google Analytics Email delivery of reports.

3.) Click on the link which says “Dashboard”. Refer to the image above.

4.) You now have two options, either to send the report now itself, or to Schedule it for future deliveries.

5.) In this post we will concentrate on Scheduling Email delivery. For this, click on the tab “Schedule”.

6.) Enter key information like mail id’s to which you wish to send this report, Subject, Small description, Format ( choose pdf, preferrably) and time interval. I have the interval set to Weekly. 

 

Enter all the relevant information for scheduling Email delivery.

Enter all the relevant information for scheduling Email delivery.

7.) Click on Schedule once you are done with filling all the necessary information.

Now your Email Schedule is created. Based on the chosen time interval for delivery you will be receive Email delivery of the reports.

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