Google Maps not Showing Route Lines in Chrome

Google Maps are my first choice to find out the route that I should take while travelling to some place or may be just to see what’s the current traffic situation is like. I use Google Maps on my desktop with Chrome at work, laptop at home and also my mobile phone which are all in sync with each other.

Everything was great until recently my Chrome browser at work stopped showing the route lines for some direction on Google Maps. It just displays the time taken for different routes but doesn’t display the route lines like it used to. Continue reading “Google Maps not Showing Route Lines in Chrome”

Stop or Hide Game Updates from Friends on Facebook Feed

After the Candy Crush notifications, I am now frustrated at my buddies filling my news feed with their game updates. Seeing their game updates again and again on my news feed is kind of irritating and was wondering if there is some way to turn it off. Well, I just came across one and thought to share with you so that you can disable them too. (If you are still struggling to disable the Candy Crush or similar notifications, here is the procedure to disable them). Continue reading “Stop or Hide Game Updates from Friends on Facebook Feed”

How to Download or Save Facebook Videos Instantly

Apart from reading stories of my friends and seeing their relationship status change from one state to another on Facebook, I also enjoy watching some videos that people share mostly kind of educational or entertainment ones. Sometimes the videos worth viewing again, and I feel that I should may be download it on my system.

If you think, you might also need to download the video and keep it with you then this post will be really helpful to you. Although there is no brainer in downloading a video from internet when we have lot many downloading websites or tools available, however the reason I am writing this post is to let you know the easiest way for the same. Continue reading “How to Download or Save Facebook Videos Instantly”

2 Ways to Send Free Self-Destructing Messages

If you ever wished to keep your information that you are sharing with someone, private and be tension free that it will be deleted automatically after some time then yes, we are sharing two ways to send self-destructing messages which are similar and yet different.

Wondered why Snapchat got so famous? Yeah, it lets you share your images with others that you know will not be saved on to the receiver’s phone and can’t be reused. Based on the similar concepts, there are some apps like Telegram that can be used to send texts, images etc.

In case you spend more time on computers, then don’t worry, there are free services that you can use to send self-destructing messages. So no more worrying about sharing some info that you want doesn’t stay long with the receiver. Here are two free services that works similar but in different ways. Continue reading “2 Ways to Send Free Self-Destructing Messages”

How to Turn Off Facebook Birthday Notifications

If you are on Facebook, then I am sure you know what this post is going to be all about. Being on Facebook means you are connected to lot of friends and the chances are you are getting one birthday notification daily informing you that either one or many of your friends have birthday today.

Well, receiving notifications for birthdays doesn’t hurt but what if you are a dormant user who doesn’t use Facebook (only uses to see the stories) or don’t take any action on the birthdays. Whatever be the case, I just wanted to tell you that it is actually possible to turn off the Birthday notifications however doing it is a choice which I leave on you. Continue reading “How to Turn Off Facebook Birthday Notifications”

Find if your Sent Email has been Delivered and Read, with MailTrack

Today most of the communication is done through digital means, which includes text messages and emails. It’s always helpful to find out if someone has read the text or the email that we sent or not. If you are using the Whatsapp, then you already know that it provides us a feature to find out if the message has been delivered and read or not, but what with the case of emails?

Although some email tools like Outlook provides us this feature to find out, but it is limited to itself and we can’t use it to determine our personal emails. How about we introduce some tool that enables you to determine if your email you sent through your gmail account has been delivered and read? Well it’s very simple. Continue reading “Find if your Sent Email has been Delivered and Read, with MailTrack”

Replace Google Doodle with your Favorite Doodle (Chrome)

Google’s homepage images also called as Google Doodle are fun, interactive and can easily lighten up your mood. Google create and changes these doodles quite often depending upon any historical day, birthday, anniversary, special event like a game or anything significant. Sometimes Google also creates these doodles like a game which user can play and enjoy.

You can also learn more about that doodle by clicking on that doodle which will take you to the Google Search where it will pull up the details about that event. The bad thing is that Google only keeps that doodle for that day and changes it next day. Continue reading “Replace Google Doodle with your Favorite Doodle (Chrome)”

Play Local Music Files with Chrome as Music Player

Do you know, a web browser is capable of performing much more than just browsing on internet? Well yes, you must have seen a browser opening images, playing videos using the Java or HTML5 technology, opening PDF docs and sometimes playing music files too. To make this music playing experience richer, you should probably continue reading.

You can perform lots of tasks just with your browser, and for the majority of those using Chrome, you can also play your local music files stored in your computer with Chrome, no separate music player needed. With the help of a Chrome extension that you can install right in your browser, called as Achshar Player, you can improve the capability of the music player in Chrome. Continue reading “Play Local Music Files with Chrome as Music Player”

WiFi Map Pro lets you find Closest WiFi Hotspots with their Passwords

Who doesn’t love Free Wifi and that too if you are on a tour? To be connected to internet and to our close family, friends we need to have some sort of internet connection in our phone. It can be either your cellphone data or the Wifi.

While connecting to an open Wifi might not be safe as you can’t know who is collecting what data or not, connecting from cellphone data incur charges. But there are lots of open Wifi hotspots too these days like a coffee shop, a bar or a restaurant and if you trust them there is nothing wrong in using the WiFi. Continue reading “WiFi Map Pro lets you find Closest WiFi Hotspots with their Passwords”

Copy Text from Websites that have Disabled Copying

We come across lot many websites that have blocked copying of texts, most of them being the bank websites. First of all let us know why they would want to disable copying? Well, there can be some reasons like the website is showcasing something that is the owner’s property like a code or something or it may be that for your security, and added protection they want you to enter some data again rather than copying and pasting it.

Whatever may be the reason, copying some information helps the users a lot and if done in legal and non-harmful ways, we can still copy data off a website and save with us. Continue reading “Copy Text from Websites that have Disabled Copying”

Check Username Availability on different Social Websites in a Click

With lots of social websites today, and lot many coming up every now and then, we need a username for ourselves. For all those like me, who actually wants their username to be same on all the social websites (easier to remember) it might be little difficult to find out what all domains are already taken or not.

Username today are nothing less than a depleting identity and we end up finding that the username we want to have, is already taken thereby wasting our time on checking its availability. How about if we provide you with a way to check most of the social websites today for your username and see if it’s available or not, in just a click? Sounds pretty cool, right? Continue reading “Check Username Availability on different Social Websites in a Click”