Oct 16, 2010

New Skype 5.0

Try the new Skype 5.0 now!

There's a new interface now and it is now integrated with Facebook so you can check the latest status updates and call all in one program!

Previously on techknew:

Oct 15, 2010

Have you missed the Google Dictionary function on all Google products?

As a reminder, Google's Gmail, Blogger and Docs have word spell checker and correction in its services.

Try it now if you have not known about it!

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Oct 14, 2010

AppUp Your Netbook. Laptop and desktop too!

Intel AppUp(SM) center
Intel AppUp is a source for applications for your netbook!

It is not limited to only Intel Atom powered machines. All computers running Windows or Moblin (Mobile Linux- created in collaboration with Intel- this is one cool operating system!) can try Intel AppUp.

All you have to do is download the installer, install it and search for the applications from the program installed.

Utilise it to get more out of your little netbook!

Some applications to start with:

*Free* Thumbplay Music
*Free* Boxee
*Free* Fizy
*Free* Backupify Desktop Client

Download from Intel AppUp.

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Oct 13, 2010

Self-help: Bad sound quality in iTunes?

If your music sounds fine in Windows Media Player but sounds bad in iTunes, here's how you can tweak the settings.

1) Open up Apple QuickTime (NOT iTunes).------------------------------------------------------>
2) Click "Edit" --> "Preferences" --> "QuickTime Preferences" 
3) Then select the "Audio" tab above. 
4) Then look out for "Safe mode (waveOut only)". Select that setting.
5) Click "Apply". (The sound quality should improve by now.)

Oct 12, 2010

Khan get enough of Wikipedia? Now there's Khan Academy.

The Khan Academy.org  is a not-for-profit educational organization created and sustained by Salman Khan. With the stated mission "of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere", the Academy supplies a free online collection of more than 2,000 videos on mathematics, science, history, and economics.

As of September 2010, Google announced they would be providing the Khan Academy with $2 million to support the creation of more courses and to enable the Khan Academy to translate their core library into the world’s most widely spoken languages, as part of their Project 10^100.

Congratulations for winning Google's Project 10^100 !

Oct 10, 2010

Add Album Art Automatically in iTunes

Download from tidysongs now: Download tidysongs and Adobe AIR (tidysongs requires Adobe AIR)

No album art in iTunes?
Need album art for your songs and music?
Have too many songs to add album art manually?

tidysongs can help you. Just install and turn it on and it will add album art to all your collections.

tidysongs can also:

(Source: tidysongs)

tidysongs is fast and has very simple interface.

Download from tidysongs now: Download tidysongs and Adobe AIR (tidysongs requires Adobe AIR)

Oct 7, 2010

Windows Live Messenger 2011

Windows Live Messenger 2011 is out now. 

Get it from Microsoft now! GO!

Oct 2, 2010

Google's own URL shortener

Check out the new Google URL Shortener at goo.gl

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