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Monday, May 25, 2009

Once Again A New Look For Orkut Email Notification !

You might be aware that Orkut had got a new look for its email notification which was updated last year. Today I checked my email and noticed Orkut has once again changed its email notification. Check out the snap shot below.

Previous Look


New Look


Its more or less the same, however the new one looks more systematic and more neater to me.  What do you say guys? Do share your thoughts with us regarding it. 


Sunday, May 24, 2009

1 Year FREE PC Tools Internet Security 2009

I suppose this month we all are getting lot of free stuffs, most of them are internet security 2009. This time its PC Tools which is giving away this exclusive offer to Westpac Banking Corporation customers. Yes, I know you are not a Westpac customer (neither me) but still you can get this exclusive offer.

PC Tools Internet Security 2009 is an award-winning anti-spyware, anti-virus, firewall and spam protection.


Key Features:

  1. PC Tools Internet Security Suite offers powerful anti-spyware, anti-virus, firewall and spam protection in one application. PC Tools Internet Security 2009
  2. Detects, removes and blocks all types of spyware, adware, viruses, Trojans, worms, keyloggers and other online threats.
  3. FREE friendly support for all customers.
  4. Frequent updates ensure that you are always protected against the latest known threats.
  5. Protection from hackers, intruders and other unauthorized software or network attacks.
  6. Spam filtering for protection against unsolicited email.
  7. Intelligent automatic protection makes it simple to use for novices but configurable enough for expert users.

Lets see what all you need to get this offer, don’t  worry I’ll not ask you to open an account. You just have to follow below steps.

  1. Go to this link: PC Tools
  2. Fill up their form with your name, working E-mail id and select a password
  3. In no time they will send you a mail, asking you to activate your account by clicking a link.
  4. Once your account is active, you will get your License Key.

That’s it guys, so grab this exclusive offer before it gets close. Do let us know if above information helped you by leaving comments below.

[Link: PC TOOLS]

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

2 - Free Promotional Offer for Windows users

windows_icon Few hours back I wrote about Panda Internet Security 2009 Free for 2-months, now I just found out how you can get CA Anti-Virus 2009 / CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2009 and Panda Internet Security 2009 FREE for 3-months. These both are promotional offers for windows users only because Microsoft’s IT security is campaign about “Protect Your PC”.


Free Promotional Offer 1 – CA Anti-Virus & Internet Security Suite Plus 2009

I have never tired CA products so I really don’t know how is it, may be any of you can share your experience with us about it.


Anyways to grab this offer you have to follow these steps:

  1. You have to go this link: CA Special Offers
  2. Select Anti-Virus / Internet Security by clicking the Download button.
  3. It will open a new page asking to fill your details and a working email id.
  4. After filling the form you receive a confirmation, with a link to download your free product for 90-days.

One thing which is great about CA products is that with single license copy you can run it’s product on multiple computers

CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2009 – Protects 1 to 5 PC’s

CA Anti-Virus 2009 – Protects 1 to 3 PC’s

Free Promotional Offer 2 – Panda Internet Security 2009

The new Panda Internet Security 2009 protects your computer from various types of viruses,  spyware, hackers etc. It keeps your inbox free from junk mail while Parental Control feature ensures your children can use the web safely. They also claim it is much faster than the pervious versions.

Key features:pandais2009

  • Anti-Malware Engine.
  • Advanced Proactive Protection.
  • Personal Firewall.
  • Anti-Phishing Filter.
  • Anti-Banking Trojan Engine New!
  • Anti-Rootkit Technology New!
  • Anti-Spam Filter New!
  • Parental Control
  • Web Filter New!
  • Personal Information Filter New!
  • Backup & Restore

As CA products similar Panda Internet Security 2009 can be  used on 3 PC’s with single license copy. This time you don't have to fill any type of form just download it from the direct link: Panda Internet Security 2009.

Make sure you grab these great offer as soon as possible before they expires and do let us know if the information provide was helpful by leaving comments below. 

[Link:  CA Special Offers | Panda Security ]

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Panda Internet Security 2009 Free for 2-months

Panda Security has come up with a giveaway which can get you 2 months of Panda Internet Security 2009. Now lets talk about what kind of giveaway is this, I’m sure all of us might have or had at least 1 piece of viruses, worms, Trojans, malware etc. due to which some damage might had occurred at our end. You just have to share that experience with them.


All you have to do is to fill their form asking

  1. Your name
  2. Email-id
  3. And share your experience that’s it !

In return they will give you a download link for a free version of Panda Internet Security 2009 with 2 months’ services. I never thought damages caused by malware can get me 2-months free internet security…

So go ahead and give them what they want and in return get, what you always wanted…! - Panda Security.

[Via:Panda Security]


Friday, May 22, 2009

New in Gmail Labs: Inbox preview

This new feature in Gmail Labs: Inbox preview would definitely please those Gmail users having slow internet connection. Earlier you had to stare a blank white screen while the process bar was loading, with new inbox preview feature you can get a glimpses of 10 most recent emails subject lines in plain text format, during Gmail is loading.


Steps to enable Inbox preview :

  1. Login to Gmail.
  2. Go to the following path Setting –> Labs tab and scroll down to locate “Inbox preview ”.
  3. Select “Enable” and then click “Save Changes”.
  4. Now check it out !

Next time you login into Gmail and if you’re on a slow connection you be able to see the your mails and can make out from the start if it’s worth waiting.

There are few other Gmail notifier applications and Firefox add-on’s which will show you a pop-up when a new message has arrived. Have a look at this Firefox add-on Multi-Login in Google Account and let us know what do you think about it by leaving comments below.

[via: Official Gmail Blog ]


Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Google Sync Beta – Now for Nokia S60

nokia_smart_large This a great news for all those who have Nokia S60 Smartphone, now you can synchronize your Google Contacts and Calendars with your mobile phone. Google just announced this news which is welcomed by many users.


You can make changes from desktop Google account or your mobile phone as well. The changes will automatically get updated within few minutes. This feature is also available for  iPhone and Windows Mobile.

Key Features:

  1. Synchronize your contacts.
  2. Get calendar alerts.
  3. Always in sync.


  1. If you lose your phone  then contacts and information in your calendar are not lost with it.
  2. Get all the updates of your upcoming appointments on your mobile phone with sound or vibration.
  3. No third party tool needed, as Google Sync for S60 requires Nokia’s Mail for Exchange to be installed on the phone

Once you have installed the required software then follow  Google Sync: Setup Instructions to complete the setup and enjoy this new feature.


Google Sync for Mobile:


NOTE: Take a backup of your important data because Google says

Important! Google Sync uses the Microsoft© Exchange ActiveSync© protocol. When setting up a new Exchange ActiveSync account on your Nokia, existing Contacts and Calendar events may be removed from your phone. Please make sure to back up any important data before you set up Google Sync.

To try Google Sync, visit m.google.com/sync from your desktop and let us know was this new feature helpful and do share your expiries by leaving comments below.

[via: Official Google Mobile]

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New in Gmail Labs: Message translation

3330079085_3bce8cae57_mGoogle has recently announced a new feature in Gmail Labs: Message translation. Now whenever you receive an email which is other then your language, this new feature will help you translate it into a language you can understand in one click. Gmail is making it sure that language should not be an obstacle for its user.

Steps to enable Message translation:

  1. Login to Gmail.
  2. Go to the following path Setting –> Labs tab and scroll down to locate “Message translation”. 
  3. Select “Enable” and then click “Save Changes”.
  4. Now no language barrier for you.

After enabling this feature you can see a link available in the message, if the language in the email is anything other than your default language as shown below.


This feature would help us save lot of time, before we had to copy past it to Google translation page and then see what was the result. From now onwards let your pen-pal, business partners or your client know how good are you in understanding other languages. Let us know how this new feature helped you by leaving comments below.

[via: Official Gmail Blog]


Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Gmail now imports mail and contacts from other accounts

We all know how appealing Gmail is but most of the people cannot switch over Gmail as they have piled up thousands of emails and contacts on other webmail's which they can’t neglect. So taking these obstacles under considerations Gmail today came up with a great new feature called “Import mail and contacts” which would definitely increase their numbers of user.


So what this new feature can do?

With this new feature it would be a hassle free job for the average computer users to import  mails and contacts from other webmail’s, rather then going through a frustrating process .

  • Import emails and contacts from other email providers which includes AOL, Yahoo, Hotmail and lots more, check out the list. 
  • To try your hands on Gmail, you can even forward emails from your old account for 30 days. what’s the harm try it out.

However this new feature is only available on new accounts, and it would take some days to get it rolled out in the existing accounts. Once it has been enabled in your account you will see “Accounts and Import” tab which might be right now “Accounts” under Settings.

Accounts and Importimport2 


So from now onwards guys whenever you login Gmail, remember to check if this new feature has been added in your account and please do share your experience with us after trying it. 

[via: Official Gmail Blog ]


Saturday, May 9, 2009

[Giveaway] Demonoid Invitation Code Giveaway


This giveaway has been closed..!

demonoid.com_thumb2 I have noticed that many people come over Orkut Sharing looking for a free invitation code for Demonoid. So I managed to get 4 Demonoid invitation code which I would like to share it with you all.

To get a chance to win one of the free invitation code to open an account when the registration is not open for popular private torrent tracker Demonoid.com, all you have to do is follow these two simple rules.

  1. You must be our email subscriber, if you are not then please subscribe to our feeds and verification is must.
  2. And post a comment in the comment section below saying why you really need a Demonoid invitation code.

As the deadline date is 17 May 2009, so all comments must be posted before or on that day. All invalid email address will be disqualified.

I will use Random.org to pick 4 winners and each one of them will receive an invitation code to register a Demonoid account.

Each participant can post as many comments as he/she wants in order to increase chance of winning. However, each participant can only win one invite code. If the same winner is again picked for the second time, it will be ignored and will be redraw to another winner.

Orkut Sharing reserves the rights to change the terms and conditions of this giveaway at anytime without prior notice.

Deadline Date: 17 May 2009

Random numbers are taken out as shown in the below snap-shot

random_winner The winners are

  1. Anonymous (Killerbob4000)  
  2. Eureka !!!!!
  3. Senthil
  4. Vivian

Congratulations to all the winners, you will be contacted by email and the invitation code will be sent to you.

Orkut Sharing wants to thank you all for taking a part and for supporting this giveaway. If I get any more stuff to share I will share it you guys because, I believe Sharing is Everything.

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Sunday, May 3, 2009

New in Gmail Labs: Google Search

With this new feature added recently in Gmail Labs: Google Search most you will agree with me that this feature should had been added long time back. But better late then never so lets see its features and how to enable it.


Steps to enable Google Search:

  1. Login to Gmail.
  2. Go to the following path Setting –> Labs tab and scroll down to locate “Google Search”.
  3. Select “Enable” and then click “Save Changes”.
  4. Get started you have done it !

Features of Google Search in Gmail:


  1. Now you don't have to leave Gmail to search online for something.
  2. After enabling it you’ll see a new search box on the left side of your inbox. gmail_labs_google_search_2
  3. The search typed would be saved below the new search box, for fast search again. 
  4. The search result will get displayed at the bottom of the screen which would be little bigger then the chat window.
  5. Any of the result can be shared during chatting.
  6. You can also always compose a new message to send the search result.
  7. Even paste the URL in your message.

[via: Official Gmail blog]


New in Gmail Labs: Extra Emoji

After the successful launch of the few emoticons in Gmail, Google was not satisfied with it so they recently launched Extra Emoji in Gmail Labs to express yourself to the fullest. Now you can say that this new added feature is (great).

Steps to enable Extra Emoji:

  1. Login to Gmail.
  2. Go to the following path Setting –> Labs tab and scroll down to locate “Extra Emoji”. 
  3. Select “Enable” and then click “Save Changes”.
  4. You are done !

Start using your imagination and make the most out of these new emoticon which is divided into 13 different categories such as fruits, animals, cool signs etc. in your email.


All these extra emoticons were added by the Gmail team in Japan  from the secret underground labs of some of the top Japanese mobile carriers which is used with their permission.

[via: Official Gmail blog]


Additional controls for community owners

Orkut has come up with two new additional options in community to control misusing your community for creating new topics or polls which shows up at the community home page in topic list and polls list.

These topics of polls can give a bad impression to your community members or even make your community to be removed or deleted. So to keep things under control this two new option can help you a lot.


To enable this options follow this steps:

  1. Login to Orkut.
  2. Go to your community.
  3. Click “edit profile” on your left-hand side.
  4. Under Community features setting” tick “only owner and moderators can create forum topics” and “only owner and moderators can create polls”.
  5. Your community is under control now.

Enabling this two new features should given a better control over your community which would keep your community a better place to hang out.

[via: Official Orkut Blog ]