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[How to] Decode an Encoded PHP Script in WordPress Themes

[How to] Decode an Encoded PHP Script in WordPress Themes

I adore WordPress themes! And I like to download and test the themes (free ones) frequently. Few days back I bumped across a plugin – TAC (Theme Authenticity Checker) which checks for any malicious code in the WordPress themes present in /wp-content/themes folder. When I ran TAC today, I found that couple of the themes I downloaded yesterday (name withheld) […]

     
 
 

[Tiny Tip] Save Battery Life of Your Digital Camera

[Tiny Tip] Save Battery Life of Your Digital Camera

I am not going to tell you something which you are not aware of. I am just collating all the tips on how you can save and enhance the battery life of your Digital camera. So go ahead and Bookmark this page for your reference! 1. Most of the cameras these days come with “Auto Power Saving” mode. Make sure […]

     
 
 

60+ Popular Torrent Clients for Windows, Linux and Mac

60+ Popular Torrent Clients for Windows, Linux and Mac

Sometime back I had listed down the famous torrent clients in my old blog, thought of enhancing the list with latest additions. Without any blah blah, here is the list and brief description of Top 40 torrent clients for Windows/Linux/Mac. 1. ╬╝Torrent – Windows only. Known as both “u-torrent” or “micro torrent”, this is the most popular torrent tool today. […]

     
 
 

[Timepass Tip] Run Websites From Windows Calculator

[Timepass Tip] Run Websites From Windows Calculator

First of all, I suggest you to skip this post unless you are utterly jobless! If you still wanna know more, here is a tip to open Websites from Windows Calculator in XP / Vista (using IE) Here is how to go about it – Open your MS Calculator. This is normally found in Start –> All Programs –> Accessories […]

     
 
 

Firefox 3 – 5 Hacks to make it even more Fast!!

Firefox 3 – 5 Hacks to make it even more Fast!!

After introducing you to the Firefox 3 tips and tricks more than 2 months back, here I present the latest hacks to make firefox much faster than ever before. 1. Enable Pipelining – This is one of the most basic things to be done with all versions of firefox. Type about:config in the address bar, double-click network.http.pipelining and network.http.proxy.pipelining so […]

     
 
 

[How to] Download at Work

[How to] Download at Work

Most of the times, employees at work will not be able to download softwares from the internet which might not be related to the work they are doing. The companies’ firewalls act upon the files based upon the extensions. This is where Download at Work steps in to help by routing the downloads through their own server by changing the […]

     
 
 

Note down your GMail Verification Number

Note down your GMail Verification Number

In the past few weeks, many people’s GMail accounts are getting locked out for no apparent reasons. If your account is also locked out, what would you do? Google says that since it asks for so little personal information when you sign up, verifying ownership is difficult when they’ve locked down an account because it may have been compromised. But […]

     
 
 

How to Fix svchost.exe Memory Hogging Issue?

How to Fix svchost.exe Memory Hogging Issue?

More often than not, after windows start-up, my PC was getting too slow and unresponsive. When i saw the task manager, I noticed that there were quite a few instances of svchost.exe process and CPU usage was nearly 100% due to them. Svchost.exe is actually a system process belonging to the Microsoft Windows Operating System. It handles processes executed from […]

     
 
 

IE8’s ‘Porn Mode’ Already Busted!

I pity Microsoft. Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 was released just a few days back and one feature which was making all the headlines was the new “porn mode” in IE8, where the browser erases all traces of what you browsed after your session is over. And like any other Microsoft product, even this has been proved DUD. According to […]

     
 
 

How to run Multiple Instances of GTalk?

Have you ever felt the need to run multiple instances of GTalk? Personally, I do. One has my personal friends list and the other one professional. Follow the steps to run two instances of GTalk client simultaneously: Locate the existing GTalk shortcut or icon (It should be on your desktop or start menu or quick menu). Once located, right click […]