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How to Get Permanent U.S. Based Incoming Number for Free

Google voice is not available in every part of the world and I have been trying to get Google voice account for me in my country (India) and one thing which I need the first is a U.S based number. One way which can help me is I can ask any of my friend in U.S. to use his number to register a Google Voice account for me else second [...]

How to Add Subtitles & Captions to YouTube videos

I’m a video blogger and I create videos to explain tutorials. You can catch me on Youtube @denharsh. I use Camtasia to create any video which is a complete video creation and editor software. In this tutorial I will be sharing how you can add subtitles to your Youtube video.  To add Caption into your Youtube video  we will be using one official web tool from Youtube known as CaptionTube. [...]

The Future of Wireless Charging for Multiple Devices: Magnetic Resonance

Current wireless charging technology is predominantly inductive, using an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This process is inefficient and causes devices to heat up more than they would if charged with traditional cables. Most types of inductive charging also require portable electronics to be placed on a charging pad because the potential distance between the wireless charger and device is minimal. In practice, this isn’t much better [...]

Remove USB write protection error

The other day, my Kingston 2GB USB Pen Drive started showing up this weird error every time a Write operation was performed. I couldn’t rename, delete or write any file or folder. Even format operation was not being performed saying the disk is write protected. Just as I was about to give up thinking the Pen Drive had died I found out a solution. You need to Low – Level [...]

Download Free SQL Server Video tutorials

For all those who wish to learn or enhance there skills in SQL using Microsoft SQL Server, the following 13 part video series will prove very beneficial. It starts from scratch and takes you from What is a Database? all the way to building your own database driven application. The first few videos focus on the theoretical aspects of a relational database, normalization, primary key, foreign key concepts. Download SQL [...]

Part 1 : Video tutorials of VB.net for beginners – download for free

This video series is designed specifically for individuals who are interested in learning the basics of creating applications using Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition. The series includes over 10 hours of video-based instruction that walks you through creating your first "Hello World" application to a fully functioning RSS Reader application. Learn how to write your first application today. Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition This lesson [...]

Part 2 : Video tutorials of VB.net for beginners – download for free

Windows Forms Controls Series Lesson 1:  How to Add Audio Part 1 This video shows how to use the SoundPlayer control to play wav audio files in your application. Duration: 7 minutes, 9 seconds Watch Video: Visual Basic Video Download Project: Visual Basic Project Lesson 2:  How to add Audio Part 2 This video shows how to use the Windows Media Player ActiveX control to play wma and MP3 audio [...]

The 8-bit Tie : Mario wore to his high school graduation

The guys at ThinkGeek have come up wih 8-bit Tie. Geeks will rejoice, for the era of 8-bit computing is not forgotten. Features : Stylish Tie Looks just like what Mario wore to his high-school graduation. Pixelated design and jaggy edges complete the 8-Bit look. Clip-on format makes for easy wear with any shirt (including t-shirts). 20 inches in length. Fits any human. Silky Microfiber Construction (Polyester) You'll be just [...]