NudgeMail: Send Yourself Reminders by Email

In today’s multi-tasking environment, managing a whole lot of tasks might become hectic, and chaotic. All of us, may at some point of time, have wished there was a simple way we could organize and keep track of our tasks. If you are managing a business that involves continuous correspondence and follow-up with clients, having an efficient reminder service is important. NudgeMail is a service that you can use to send reminders to yourself. For example, if you have to take that special quotation you prepared for a very big client meeting on Monday, you can send yourself reminders by email using NudgeMail and ensure that you don’t forget that quotation for the Monday meeting. Features of NudgeMail 1. You can send a new email to NudgeMail or forward an existing mail. 2. You can set the exact time at which you want the reminder sent to you, be it…

Quotabl.es: Browse & Discover Your Favorite Quotes

Quotabl.es (Beta) is a web app that allows you to search for, submit, organize and share quotes online. You can search for quotes, browse the website, or share your favorite quotes on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, without signing up. However, if you need to submit quotes you will have to sign up. In this post, I will explain how you can sign up, browse and discover your favorite quotes on Quotabl.es. Sign up for Quotabl.es 1. Navigate to http://quotabl.es/ 2. Click Sign Up. Or 3. On the Sign up page, enter your username, email address, and password and click SIGN UP. Discover your Favorite Quotes The Search Quotables text box allows you search for a quote using attributes such as keywords, author, tag, and source. You can also click the Recently Added, Most Loved Today, and Popular Tags section titles to view quotes in the respective…

3G- What a Wonderful World

Back in the year 2002, I had just joined college and purchased my first mobile phone-a Samsung R200. It was the greatest and happiest day of my life. I had achieved something no one in my family ever did. Own my very own mobile phone! I could download monophonic ringtones, store 10 dialed, received, and missed calls and play 3 games. Today, the advancements in technology and internet connectivity have meant that I can do so much more than what I did back then. With the launch of the 3G services, the mobile phone world is gearing up for yet another revolution; be it downloading movies, music, playing games, sending MMS and more. 3G is definitely going to open a whole new world of opportunities and endless possibilities.A big thanks to Tata DOCOMO which launches its 3G services in 4000 stores across India for giving me the opportunity to share…

3G-My Life as a ProBlogger

3G – “A spark of revolution of the modern mind.”~ Eddie Gear As a blogger I look up to pros like Darren Rowse, Brian Clark and Amit Agarwal. These legendary bloggers have the technological support and facilities available to them that help them balance their personal and professional life. Being a ProBlogger is not easy and having to work 9 to 12 hours a day (ask Amit) is tedious, but when you love blogging what else can I say. With the launch of 3G by Tata DOCOMO, blogging will become fun for me as I won’t have to be locked up at home all the time. Now I can travel and work at the same time and don’t even need my laptop around. I have time for family and friends and am able to balance my personal and professional life with ease. My Life as a ProBlogger Change As a…

How to Cross-Find Similar Product Codes in Microsoft Excel

This is a guest post written by Yoav Ezer.  Many people use Microsoft Excel to work with external data sources, but of course in the real world data is not supplied in a clean, easy to use format. What can you do if you have multiple sources of data? For example, what about stores who are supplied updated product lists and prices from various vendors? Product codes might be similar, the same or different. In this tutorial, see how to cross find similar product codes in Excel. We can still work with this data; it will just take a little additional Excel work. To solve this, first we need to make some assumptions: The original price list contains a Vendor ID for each product as well as a Product ID used by the reseller. A new price list from a vendor will contain the Vendor IDs, but not the reseller’s…

Creating Slides in PowerPoint 2010

When you open a new blank PowerPoint presentation, you will notice that there’s just one slide that’s displayed by default. PowerPoint 2010 allows you to add more slides to the presentation in one of the following ways. You can select a method that is more adaptable to the presentation you are working on. For a more detailed look at creating slides in PowerPoint 2010 from each of the above mentioned methods, follow the link. 7 Ways to Creating Slides in PowerPoint 2010 Creating a Slide from the Slides Pane In the Slides pane, select a slide that you want to add as the next slide and press Enter. In the Slides pane, right-click a slide and from the short cut menu, choose New Slide. The drawback with this method is that you don’t have the liberty to choose a different slide layout. Creating a Slide Using the Ribbon Commands If…

A Peek at the Windows Live Writer 2011 Ribbon

With the release of the Windows Live Essentials suite, the blogging community can now look forward to using the new look Windows Live Writer 2011 application. In this post, I will take a peek at the Windows Live Writer 2011 Ribbon, which has been freshly introduced to the Writer 2011 interface. Although users who are familiar with the Ribbon will be at home with this interface component, the limited flexibility and the absence of many commands that are available in the Office suite, may serve as an irritant. For instance, I’d love to be able to customize the Ribbon, have a format painter command in the Clipboard group, and do much more. The Components of the Windows Live Writer 2011 Ribbon Live Writer 2011 has gone the Office 2007 way, with the Ribbon holding all important command buttons to help you easily locate the tools you need to improve your…

How to Set Desktop Alerts for Specific RSS Feeds in Outlook

If you are subscribing to RSS feeds using Outlook 2010, then you are most likely to set rules to directly move specific feeds to specific folders created for each feed. However, there may be instances where you want RSS email alerts for specific subject feeds. For example, you may have subscribed to a site that provides you with the latest feed on the new products launched by Samsung. And, you may have set the rule to move all feeds from that site to an RSS folder titled “Product Launches.” If you are keenly waiting for news on the launch of Samsung’s tablet, you may want to be notified as soon as the feed arrives in your RSS folder. In such situations, you can create a rule for specific RSS feeds so that you receive a desktop alert when the feed arrives in your Inbox. How to Create a Rule for…

Create Attractive Comments Using Excel 2010 Formatting Options

Chances are that you are sharing an Excel worksheet with a whole lot of calculations in it with a colleague. There may be instances when cell values need further explanation for better understanding. For example, it will make more sense to your colleague, if you added an explanation about a formula that you used or certain hidden calculations. Adding comments in a cell is a great way to do this. You can also add reminders, notes, pictures and more using the comments feature. In this post, I will explain a couple of quick ways to add comments to Excel cells to share those tiny pieces of invaluable information and then format it to make it more attractive. 2 Ways of Adding Comments to Excel Cells How to Insert Comments in Cells (Long Method) 1. Select a cell and on the Review tab, in the Comments group, click New Comment. 2.…

5 Cool Ways to Manage Multiple Open Windows in Windows 7

When you are working with multiple open windows in Windows 7, you might have a tough time finding exactly what you want. Shuffling between the different windows can be really irksome and you might end up losing valuable time in the process. The Aero feature in Windows 7 enables you to effectively manage all your open windows effectively. 5 Cool Ways to Manage Multiple Open Windows in Windows 7 1. Maximize, Minimize, or Stack Windows Using Aero Snaps The Aero Snaps feature in Windows 7 allows you to maximize, minimize, and stack windows side-by-side. You can do these using the mouse or using keyboard shortcuts. Maximize a Window Using Mouse To maximize the active window, click the title bar and drag the window to the top of the screen. When the window touches the top edge of the screen, the window will maximize. Maximize Using Keyboard WinKey+Up Arrow Maximize a…

Make your Frequently Used Commands Easily Accessible In PowerPoint 2010

The Ribbon in PowerPoint 2010 no doubt contains almost all the commands you need to help you create and design your presentation. However, if you are new to PowerPoint 2010, or if you are not too familiar with the location of the various commands, you will need to spend time searching for the commands you need; and this can be very annoying. The Quick Access toolbar, situated at the top-left corner of the title bar, contains the most commonly used commands such as Save, Undo and Redo. However, it allows for further customization and gives you the freedom to add commands that you frequently access to it. Here’s a step-by- step account of what you need to do to make your frequently used commands easily accessible when you need it. Add Frequently Used Commands to the Quick Access Toolbar 1. On the Quick Access toolbar, click the Customize Quick Access…

How to Recall a Message in Outlook 2010

If you are using an email client, one of the most important things to know is how to recall a message. Most email users often find ourselves in a situation where we sent a wrong email to a client or a customer, or inadvertently sent the right email to the wrong recipients. If you are quick and alert, you can rectify the mistake by recalling the message as soon as it is sent. This provides a better chance that the email has not been opened by the recipient. However, if the recipient has opened up the message that you sent, you will not be able to recall the message. So here’s what you need to know before you recall a message in Outlook 2010 and the steps to do it. Failure of Message Recall Feature Recalling a message will be successful only in certain situations. Some of the instances where…

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