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Are you looking for some better ways to use Google for advance searches with superior results then here is the free online course by Google. This course is primarily aimed to help all those users who have been looking for better search options.
What it all about?
This online free course, is a welcome sign for all Google aficionados to come together to participate in this Massive Open Online course (MOOC) for learning new skills pertaining to better search options, enriched with various kinds of social as well as communication tools which would help you become 'Google-Power-Searcher'! Now isn't this really great?
Pioneered by Standard and MIT, this free online course uses both Google Plus and Hangouts for answering the doubts to the enrolled students in small-groups, moderated by individuals having great experience and expertise in search engine theories and practices. Google would also be providing a platform called 'Google-Groups' for collaborating with other students. For any additional questions, the Google employees are always there at your side. You can shoot innumerable questions, only to be answered by them patiently and enthusiastically.

Power Searching Google - Know the benefits
This online free course is all about interactive sessions which would aid you to learn and implement new skills as well as use the opportunities for connecting with other individuals via various kinds of Google tools like Google Groups, Google Plus, Moderator, Hangouts on Air, etc. These sessions would have the presence of renowned search engine experts, who would be present to answer your all your queries. The presence of Google employees is also a great help as they would be there to support and guide you on the new skills and techniques you learn.
This is just one among the several kinds of such courses which one can learn online for enhancing your skill sets. There have been many universities, especially in America which have pioneered such courses.

Few other benefits of such an MOOC programs:-
Learning in such programs occurs in an informal manner inculcates more interest in the subject. Furthermore, while learning, you also can share and give your critical comments. All that you require is to have an internet connection and you are all set to learn new things in a favorable environment. The enrolled students have the options of choosing from the assignment topics and are unlike the usual educational system where all receive the same assignment at the same time. Apart from all these, such online courses are free for all those who want to enroll and low costing in nature. Some other basic problems like language- barriers, time-constraints; etc. is not faced by the enrolled students. Moreover, one gets to nourish their digital and networking skills for the better

Why use Power searching Google? Know its advantages
This online free course would enable the enrolled users
  • To learn better techniques for solving the day to day issues or problems.
  • It empowers the individual in finding things faster, irrespective of the methods you use for searching currently.
  • You get to learn few important tit bits pertaining to surfing, finding things on net, and several other related aspects in a short span of time.
  • Being a part of this course, you can now become a specialized internet or online searcher.
  • You would be exposed to several new tools for finding the right information at the right time.
Know the course details
This free online course commences from 10th July 2012 and comprises of six classes, each of fifty minute duration. You can complete this course at your own time even in a two-week-window. Daily lessons are released for the enrolled students, which one can avail at one's own leisure. There would be interactive sessions where the individuals get to learn new skills and also get a chance to connect with others using various Google tools like Google Groups, Hangouts, Google Plus, etc.
The enrolled students also receive a certificate upon completing the course. A printed certificate would be sent as a soft copy to your inbox.

Registration details:

Registrations are open from 26th June 2012 with 16th July 2012 as the last date. It is recommended that you register before the 1st class commences. New classes are conducted on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The course would end on 19th July 2012 and all the paper work and the related activities pertaining to the core would get over by 23rd July 2012.

So while we conclude....
You must surely know about some of the popular shortcuts used in Google-search, like for, e.g. you can use your search box as a calculator, for locating your zip codes, etc. But there are several other tricks and tips which you are unaware of that would be briefed in these classes. Hence, this course would teach you on various kinds of techniques, enabling you to become a powerful internet searcher. So when are you enrolling to become a part of this great learning experience?

Want to become a Google power searcher? Enroll now

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Just within a span of three months of the release of the alpha version of Ubuntu, Linux 12.04, the developers of this project brought about its beta version operating system. Ubuntu is basically an operating system that is built on 'Debian-Linix' platform and is available as open source software. This OS has its own desktop environment. Though it focuses primarily on desktop PC uses, it's also used for servers and for cloud-computing. 

Many users who had been using Ubuntu 12.04's alpha version have been relieved to see the latest updates in the beta version. Several new features and improvements have been made in its beta version. As this is an open source platform, hence it has 'n' number of contributors who keep working on the same, bringing about various changes. All these get consolidated in the form of beta version, and are brought out in the markets for the end users once the changes have been approved. Let's take a quick sneak peek into the new editions which have come up in Ubuntu

Changes have been made to the home screen where now recent-applications appear first before the recent-files, followed by recent-downloads making it all the more useful. Compensating for the loss of its old home screen, unity-dash now has the 'quick lists-support' which is really awesome. 

The new home-folder-quick list edition exhibits the fact that the programming authorities do consider the feedback given by the end users and try their best to implement or bring in changes for their benefit. The home menu option created is really a beneficial addition to this Ubuntu OS. 

Apart from this, there is an all new video lens with a default HUD with several changes made to the same, but do not panic as there has been no changes made to the application menu. Further to this, the launcher icon can easily be re-sized directly from the wallpaper option; hence you no longer need CCSM to be installed. There is also an option for changing the theme of Ubuntu using the same window. Thus, editions have been incorporated quite well. Next, the auto-hiding facility has been activated for the launcher by setting the same, using the behavior tab and finally there comes a big good-bye to Banshee which has now been replaced by Rhythm box in the 12.04 version. It seems that the authorities are really serious in getting Ubuntu used by majority, hence is also seriously considering removing Mono from Ubuntu OS.

Ubuntu 12.04 - A sneak peek into its new features

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You were thinking of buying Samsung Galaxy S3 some might have booked. If you are still thinking of Buying, then check that again.

While surfing username 'dillio2k10' have shared some nasty picture which clearly shows the burns of Galaxy S3. The user shared the experience of how the accident occurred and how new Galaxy S3 burned while on his vehicle in board.ie

According to user dillio2k10

"So I driving along today with my Galaxy S3 in my car mount when suddenly a white flame, sparks and a bang came out of the phone. I pulled in to look at my phone, the phone burned from the inside out. Burned through the plastic and melted my case to my phone. The phone kept working but without any signal,"

The burn picture clearly shows the Right part of USB charging have been damaged from the image any user can say that Samsung have some issue with charging but official review and analyses still to come.

In the meantime Samsung have posted on their official blog that they have been aware of the current situation and the investigation will be carried on soon.

"There have been recent online posts displaying pictures of a Samsung GALAXY SIII that appears to have heat-related damage at the bottom of the device. Samsung is aware of this issue and will begin investigating as soon as we receive the specific product in question. Once the investigation is complete, we will be able to provide further details on the situation. We are committed to providing our customers with the safest products possible and are looking at this seriously," said Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Catches Fire ; Samsung says there will be investigation

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Today Google honored Alan Turing for his 100th Birthday with doodle. Alan tang was born in 23 June 1912. He was mathmatician, computer scientist , logician and Cryptanalyst. Tuning is highly consider as Father of Artificial Intilligence.

During the World war II He mapped out techniques to break German codes, including the bombe, an electromechanical machine that could find settings for the Enigma machine.

Turing was among the very first people who accepted their homosexuality and avowed publicly about it. His homosexuality also resulted in his criminal prosecution in 1952. He died weeks before his 42nd birthday from cyanide poisoning. Further inquiry into his death revealed that it was a suicide. However, his mother believed his death was accidental.

On September 10, 2009 British Prime Minister Gordon Brown made an official public apology on behalf of the British government for the way in which Turing was treated after the war.

As for his math achievements, he devised a conceptual computing machine called the Turing Machine that would use an infinitely long piece of tape containing a series of symbols. A machine head could read the symbols and add its own, as well as move to different parts of the tape, one symbol at a time.

There's a video of the doodle in action.


Google honors British computer scientist Alan Turing with brain-teasing doodle

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No one knows what up with Microsoft. Last week they surprise the world with  “Surface”. This week Microsoft announced the Mobile Based Operating system; code name “Apollo” which will be available this Fall with Windows 8. 

While Addressing to Microsoft Mobile Summit Joe belfiore Reviled the details of Windows Phone 8.

Microsoft has re-coded Windows Phone from the ground up for the new version. Previous versions of Windows Phone were based on Microsoft’s old mobile OS, Windows CE, but now the platform will share the same source code as the company’s coming desktop OS, Windows 8.

Hoever this re-coded Windows Phone have Rendering effect ,no current Windows smartphone, including the newly released Lumia 900, will be eligible to upgrade to the latest operating system. Current Windows Phone owners will not be able to experience the new customization options, integrated Voice over IP, Nokia Maps or Microsoft’s Wallet hub, without purchasing a new handset this fall. The current Owner will be Upgarded to Windows Phone 7.8.

The Windows Phone 8 supports dual- and quad-core support, SD card expansion, a redesigned home screen and near field communications (NFC) technology support, so manufacturers can turn handsets into virtual wallets.

Microsoft also has much more to offer IT departments with Windows Phone 8. The new OS supports encryption, secure boot and device management, and it includes mobile versions of Microsoft’s popular Office apps.

What do you think of Windows Phone 8 and its many features?

Windows phone 8 : What to Offer

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After a long term of rumors, Facebook finally have acquire Face.com, a Israel based technology company for undisclosed agreement. The terms and condition of agreement have not been disclosure.

Face.com powers facial recognition , where third party can easily incorporate. 

Face.com already have two application for Facebook :

Photofinder, helps to find the untagged Photo of themselves as well as friends

PhotoTagger, enables mass tagging of the Photo that was uploaded to facebook.

In a post of corporate blog of face.com, CEO Gil Hirsch indicted that he and face.com team will be focused in creating apps for Facebook. However he did not stated when face.com will be redirected to facebook.com

Facebook acquires Face.com

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No Apple television, no iPhone 5, still there is Plenty of news to be shared from Apple's Worldwide Developer’s Conference 2012. 

Addressing to company’s annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, Apple introduce number of Update and improvement in their Mobile, Desktop as well as Macbook Pro.

Most Highlight of the show was the introduction of iOS 6, which will available by this fall, as a free Update to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices. The new iOS includes support for FaceTime video calls over cellular networks (not just Wi-Fi) as well as the ability to post to Facebook directly from Notification Center, Siri and Facebook-enabled apps like Photos, Safari and Maps. 

Apple also noted that Siri - voice activated Personal Assistant is available to iPad. The Language support for the Siri has been broadening to other language, including Spanish, Italian, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese. Siri users can also ask the software to update their status on Facebook, post to Twitter or launch apps.

Originally available to Latest iPad , Apple’s high-resolution Retina display, will be available soon to new 38 centimeter MacBook Pro .The new MacBook Pro, weighing in at about two kilograms, is currently available starting at $2,200.

Company also updated the MacBook Air with processors, graphics and flash storage twice as fast as the previous version of the laptop. The entry-level 28-centimeter MacBook Air starts at $1,000.

Apple also shared that Apple will finally have a new maps app to take on Google Maps. (More than 90% of iPhone owners use Google’s service.) It will include a “flyover” 3-D feature, turn-by-turn navigation service employing Siri, and a traffic service with incident reports.

Image courtesy telegraph.co.uk

Apples WWDC 2012 : No sign for iPhone 5

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I download a lot files from various Location , but i should i only relay on my antivirus. I have been AVG antivirus fan from last 3 years. I know that Avg Antivirus have good rate of detecting know and unknown antivirus,but there are good coders who can by pass any Antivirus  and that makes me think twice should I run the Program.

Faster and Easily Upload Suspicious Files for Analyzing

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The News have been Confirmed that Microsoft will join the Tablet wars along with other Companies like Apple , Samsung. The Great software Vendor have announced that they will enter the mobile market segment with "Surface". The CEO of Microsoft company Ballmer gave Presentation of the Tablet with Running Windows 8 at LosAngeles  .
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer shows the company’s new Surface tablet at an event in Los Angeles on June 18, 2012.

We came to know that Microsoft Surface will be available currently in two version . One version will have Intel chips which which will come with WIN 8 Pro Operating system  Other version would contains the chips of ARM, which is very handy for Mobile devices as they consume less power comes with Windows RT operating System.

Microsoft said the smallest Surface tablet is 9.3 millimeters thick and weighs 1.5 pounds, which is similar to Apple's iPad, at 9.4 millimeters thick and 1.44 pounds. The Surface has a 10.6-inch screen compared with the iPad's 9.7-inch screen.

The company said that ARM based  RT version of the Tablet will be available with in Commercial release of Window 8 and Intel based will be due after three Months.

Ever since the Release of Microsoft Surface Tech-journalist have started Comparing it with iPad Killer. However it have to seen which is better in upcoming days. The Battle of Tablets Have just started.

Microsoft joins Mobile Market with Surface

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Suddenly when u access to your computer the message Pop ups , Administrator have Blocked Task-manager and u start to think, i am Admin of my PC why would i Block the task-manger. The message u got is an idea of Virus been dispatched on Your PC and you have been Infected. When Powerful Virus affects it not only affect your Task-manager, it affects your Registry, RUN dialog, command prompt, Folder option and System configuration utility. 

You might ask why virus alter the listed 6 things first why not. The reason is simple ,the user with a little knowledge with system can easily alter with the virus and can remove them from the PC therefore the the person who deployed Virus does not want to happen. 

For example , If virus deployed then its kill task-manager as it will disallowed him to make any unwanted Task by command Task kill. To Run the command Task kill the user have to go through Command Prompt which is access via RUN command, and to alter with Registry the user have to again access via RUN command. Disable folder option is to restrict the user from viewing "Hidden and System files", so the user doesn't remove Virus Manually.

Today we gone Learn some Alternative of the tools that have been Talked. We will talk about measures to be taken and how to Restore the setting that have been disable .

1.Task manager [taskmgr.exe]Replacement 

Taskmanger is Important part of Windows Operating system. With the Help of Taskmanger the user can able to know what is cpu usages, various service that is running , Various application is running. If user find any suspicious he can terminate the service .

If we cannot access to Taskmanager then the Best alternative would be Process Explorer which can be downloaded from Microsoft Website here. . Best thing of Process Explorer is Portable and can be carried in USB drive.

2.Registry editor [regedit.exe] Replacement

Note: Please make Backup before playing with Registry.

Registry is very usefull to make changes or to make some Creativity on Any Windows Operating system. It like playing with Kernal of Linux. When ever you get message that u have been Disable to access Registry, best alternative is Regalyzer,developed by Spybot team. Regalyzer requires installation but you can copy the whole RegAlyzer folder to your Usb drive and Run it as Portable Application can be Download from Here.

3.Command Prompt [cmd.exe] Replacement

Command prompt is very powerful command line tool which support a lot of command when you find it impossible to do it in any windows OS. IF u get the message " Disable via Admin", then best alternative is "GS". GS is small free and protable tools created way back in 2005. GS is available here
4.Run dialog Box Replacement

SOme virus remove the Run command from Startup menu. How ever it does not effect. Run dialog Replacement is just a 47kb file. However if u have Process Explorer u can use CTRL + L to get Run Dialog.

5.System Configuration Utility [msconfig.exe] Replacement

The first virus attack the location is System Configuration . Virus Maker Knows that Msconfig contains what are Default, what Application Runs at start up is Located in Msconfig. The Computer affected By virus usually get Message "Msconfig Missing".

On the best alternative for msconfig is from the maker of "Process Explorer" ie Autoruns. Autoruns has the most comprehensive knowledge of auto-starting locations of any startup monitor, shows you what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login. Autoruns can be Download from here.

6. Enable Folder Hidden Option

There are various tools which says that they inherit to enable Hidden Folder option , but could not work as said . If the virus is active , it change the setting every time , how much u try to change, it goes back to Virus's Default. Then i found the Free tool called Freecommander. Freecommander Overwrites Folder option and works Perfectly. Freecommander is Portable and is available from here.

6 must have Replacement tools when Computer is Infected

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There is always a change is each Operating system Microsoft windows comes. Classic Start Up menus have been replaced with Windows 7 , Aero Glass a new feature which was enable from Windows 7 seems to be Removed in Windows 8, upcomming Operating system.

According to leaked Image from winunleaked the process of Win 8  have been clear. The windows have gone lot of transparent. The windows border have been greyish with a lot of white.The appearance and color check box seems removed.

The leaked Image also confirm that Metro UI Officially available on Desktop version of Windows 8.

However if u miss Aero glass then, there are several Third party tools that will help to get the experience.

The Image of Leaked are available Below.

No Aero Glass In Windows 8 [Leaked Pictures]

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Rajbalav Koirala stars in this ambitious story about an independent-minded young man named Suyog from Nepal who keeps getting frustrated in pursuit of his dreams and attempts to fulfill his objectives in life. "Apabad" literally means exception, and true to form following content, the film is not the usual "idealist confronts reality" coming-of-age drama with a hero necessarily coming out on top after getting hit by life's slings and arrows, but a resting story about dealing with continual disappointment and defeat in reaching one's goals.

This is not to suggest there is no sunshine in the movie (in fact, lots of moments of levity and beauty abound in it, such as a campfire scene where the hero plays a song with guitar that seems to symbolize his sense of hope), but to say that the film is primarily about facing the darkness. This causes Suyog, over the course of many disappointments, to be left in somewhat lost state of mind, and gets almost to the point of realizing that old expression, "when there's nothing left to burn you burn yourself." Despite being very focused on characterization instead of allegory, the leader character's flight might go be said to represent the current Nepali middle class, or the lost generation of Nepali youth.

Over the course of Apabad, Suyog seems to evolve away from trying to focus on accomplishing goals in life, to one of five and figure out what his purpose or place in it is, and fit in somehow. Just what is it that one does, when they realize they have become "the exception," an exception they didn't want to be? What happens when you don't belong because you have become something that is not normal, but you still have a sense of belonging? Suyog goes on a long journey and to great lengths to make these adjustments in order to come to make peace with himself.

Koirala gives a great performance to make this kind of unique story work, and be bearable for the course of an entire film. Rabi Giri is also notable in playing the father, trying to tolerate his son's failures even though it is wearing him out to do so. Somewhat lost in the shuffle is Nisha Adhikari, who plays the love interest of Suyog, which is odd because much of the movie devotes itself to their would-be romance. Once again the movie shows how exceptional it is - in a typical coming-of-age or "against the odds" story the love angle would be front and center, to take the edge off of the struggles of the main characters to fulfill themselves.


APABAD Turns out to APABAD

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The thread came on to my mind as i Google it if there was any Phobia day. To be surprised there was day June 15 - International Phobia day. i tried to search the Phobia inside me, what i am afraid of , then i Google for person afraid of strangers. First Google search result was " a xenophobia".

According to Wiki definition a xenophobia is "an unreasonable Fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers or of that which is foreign or strange". Then i started to think myself am i so afraid, Friends called me Extrovert how come i have the word xenophobia.

Even though i hate to talk to strangers i have to admit that i have a small part of xenophobia.
Are u sharing what yours Phobia. Hope sharing can make remedies of your Phobia.

Lets Celebrate JUNE 15 by sharing your Phobia.

a xenophobia. How will you eat yours?

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