Month: September 2011

Facebook rivals Twitter with new subscribe button

The new button is the latest in a series of additions to the site which have been launched this week – including a   smart lists feature and Facebook ’s new free instant messenger mobile app becoming available in the UK. The new button, which has started appearing on every Facebook user’s page next to the ‘message’ and ‘add friend’ tabs, allows people to subscribe to other people’s public updates which…

Facebook improved friend lists

This week, it will be easier than ever to see more from the people you care about and simpler to share with exactly the right people using Friend Lists. Want to see posts from your closest friends? Or perhaps you’d like to share a personal story with your family—without also telling all your co-workers. With improved Friend Lists, you can easily see updates from and share with different lists of…

The Facebook Subscribe button update

Until now, it hasn’t been easy to choose exactly what you see in your News Feed. Maybe you don’t want to see every time your brother plays a game on Facebook, for example. Or maybe you’d like to see more stories from your best friends, and fewer from your coworkers.   You also couldn’t hear directly from people you’re interested in but don’t know personally—like journalists, artists and political figures….

What is HTML5?

HTML5 is the next generation of HTML. What is HTML5? HTML5 will be the new standard for HTML, XHTML,  and the HTML DOM. The previous version of HTML came in 1999. The web has changed a lot since then. HTML5 is still a work in progress. However, most modern browsers have some  HTML5 support. How Did HTML5 Get Started? HTML5 is a cooperation between the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)…

Apple’s iMessage protocol headed to iChat?

Following in the footsteps of Apple’s FaceTime video chat, Apple’s iMessage  could be the next feature to make the jump from iOS to Apple’s Mac OS X. MacRumors today points  to a code string within OS X Lion’s iChat software noting when messages are both  delivered and read, receipts that are currently available as part of its  upcoming iMessage service. The outlet notes that these particular code strings  haven’t appeared in…

Case-Mate briefly posts ‘iPhone 5’ case gallery

In a peculiar move, accessory maker Case-Mate briefly posted renderings of a new line of cases for the Apple’s next iPhone, which has not yet been announced by the company. Included in the renderings were depictions of Apple’s next device, which was shown as having a rounded aluminum backing, similar to the iPad 2’s design. The accessory gallery was pulled down shortly after its discovery, BGR reports.  In its place, the old…

Microsoft new Windows 8 operating system

Microsoft unveils its new Windows 8 operating system Microsoft has taken the wraps off the next generation of its Windows operating system. Windows 8 is designed to run on tablet computers, as well as desktop and laptop PCs. The software, which is due to be released in 2012 will work on the popular ARM-designed low power processors for the first time. Microsoft has been under pressure to come up with…

How to format numbers the way you want in Excel

You can make excel to format numbers the way you want using “format cell. Select the cell with number you want to format and presst ctrl+1 or right mouse click then choose format cells Go to Number tab in the dialog box. Select “custom” category and enter format as 000000 00000 (6 zeros followed by a space and then five more zeros) Click ok to set the format to display…