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Do you want to create your own ringtones for mobile phone? Try Brinked. It is an awesome free online tool that lets you convert your favorite music into ringtones easily. You can create ringtones by uploading audio music file from your PC. You can create ringtones directly from YouTube videos too. Continue reading
Believe me, its possible! We have already learned how to upload photos to Facebook album from right click context menu. Now, you will learn how to download Facebook Photo Album from right click context menu. Facebook does not provide any download option for photo album. What you have to do so far, is to view each photo one by one and save them into your local drive. The task must be annoying. And whenever any of your friends uploads an album containing hundreds of images, you have to spare a lot of time collecting all of them.
FacePAD or Facebook Photo Album Downloader is an awesome Firefox add-on that makes this laborious task dead simple. You just need to do a simple right click to grab an entire Facebook photo album.
Download and install FacePAD
You will see a security warning message. Allow it to continue.
Within few seconds, FacePAD will be integrated with Firefox. Restart the browser for changes to be effective.
Now, navigate to a friend’s Facebook album. Right click the album link and select “Download Album with FacePAD”. All the images will be downloaded into the default Firefox Downloads folder.
FacePAD works efficiently and saves your precious time. The only drawback I can see that you can’t provide a destination folder to save those images.
Wikipedia is one of the largest online resources covering almost all the topics. Whatever be your query, you will certainly get a wise suggestion from this online storage. Now, you don’t have to go Wikipedia every time for searching. You can do it from Google Chrome with the help of a cool Chrome extension.
Wikipedia Companion is a nifty Chrome extension that lets you search for your query directly from Google Chrome without opening a new tab. Download and install Wikipedia Companion.
Confirm this Mini Wiki Browser to access your data on wikipedia.org.
Within seconds it gets installed and you will see a Wikipedia icon on the right-top toolbar of browser.
Now, whenever you want to search for something in Wikipedia, just click the icon. It will open a pop-up containing the search box. Type your query and hit the search button. To view the results in a new tab, hit “Open in Tab”. There are several more buttons like “Clear History”, “Go Back”, “Go Forward” for easy searching process.
If you want to change the language, click “Options”. It will open a new tab where you can change language preference, pop-up window width, font size etc. There is another option to show featured article on start-up.
Customize these settings according to your like and experience a more efficient wiki searching right from your favorite browser!
Have you tried Deferred Sender to schedule and send an email in future? If not, try it now. Today, I am going to share another free web service that lets you update your Facebook status and schedule a tweet in future. Later Bro is an awesome web app that provides both the facilities from one single interface. You don’t need to register yourself either to access this service.
Visit Later Bro. The interface is pretty simple. You will see two buttons there, one for Twitter and the other for Facebook.
To Schedule Future Status on Facebook:
A pop-up window appears prompting you to log in to your Facebook profile.
For the first time, allow Later Bro to access Facebook profile’s basic information.
Allow Later Bro again to post status messages in your profile.
Select your local time zone by clicking the drop-down list and hit “Next”.
Now, compose your future status. You can post up to 140 characters.
Click the Calendar icon to set up the date of posting.
Select a specific time at which your status will be updated.
You have several options to set the frequency of your just-composed update. Check the box before the Facebook icon and click “Schedule”.
Hover the mouse on the green strip containing the welcome message. It will change to “logout” option and will become red. Click to logout safely.
Your status is scheduled successfully and will be posted on your Facebook profile at the specified time.
To Schedule a Future Tweet:
The process is quite similar to that of Facebook. Click “Twitter”.
Log in to your Twitter profile.
Allow Later Bro to access and update your profile.
Within seconds, you will be redirected to the application.
Rest of the steps is exactly same as in case of Facebook. After finishing the process, the scheduled tweet will be shown on that page.
It will appear on Twitter at the specified time.
Whenever you will be away from computer, schedule Facebook status and tweet in advance and keep relaxing!
We all are familiar with the famous Like button on Facebook. Now, another micro-blogging giant Twitter has a Like button too. You don’t need to retweet anymore to show that you have liked any particular tweet. Like My Tweets is a cool twitter app that appends a like link on your tweets. When your followers click the link, you get a notification that your tweet has been liked.
Go to Like My Tweets home page. Click the “Get The Like Button”.
You will be prompted to log in to your Twitter account. Allow Like My Tweets to access your profile.
Shortly you will be redirected to the application interface where you can customize the settings.
You can customize how your tweets will look like, which particular tweets will have the Like link or whether you want to receive messages when people like your tweets.
Now, Log in to Twitter and post a tweet.
It will appear just like below.
When anyone clicks the link attached to the end of your tweet, the user will be redirected to a page where he/she can put his/her Twitter username to inform you who they are or they may like it as an anonymous.
If you want to discontinue with Like My Tweets, go to Settings –> Connections. Click “Revoke Access” under Like My Tweets. The Like link will be removed from your future tweets.
We have already learnt about how to access Facebook profile within Gmail account. Today, I am going to share the procedure to access Facebook profile from within Yahoo Mail account. You can access your Facebook profile inside My Yahoo!
Log in to your Yahoo Mail account. Click the link “My Yahoo!” at the right-top corner.
Hit “Add Content” at the left-top side of your My Yahoo! Page.
You will see several options under “Browse Content” section. Click “My Yahoo! Essentials”.
Few Essential Contents will appear. Click the “Add” button on the content “Facebook”.
Within seconds, the content will be added to your Page. Click “I’m Done”.
A Facebook log in button will appear shortly. Click to continue.
Log in to your Facebook profile with the existing username and password combination.
You have to allow Yahoo to access your Facebook profile for the first time.
After successful linking, customize the sharing option according to your wish.
You are done with all the settings. Now, the home page of your Facebook profile will appear on your My Yahoo! Page.
You can access Home, Profile, Friends, Events & Birthdays of your Facebook profile right from My Yahoo! page.
To discontinue this facility from Yahoo, go to Options –> Settings.
Click “Disconnect from Facebook”.
Stay connected always with your Facebook profile from Yahoo and enjoy!
Does the title appear interesting? Yes, it must be. It will be great to be able to schedule and send an email in future time. Isn’t it? Deferred Sender is an excellent free web app that has made this task dead simple. It doesn’t bother whatever email client or web service you use. It works just perfect with Gmail and all other email providers.
Visit Deferred Sender.
The interface is pretty simple. Enter your email address in the space provided there. Check the box for agreement of associated terms and hit “Join”.
You will see a confirmation message of your signing up.
Now, check the inbox of your email account for the activation link. Your email address will be the default username and you will be provided a password that you can change later.
You will be redirected to the “Edit Preferences” page on Deferred Sender.
You can assign your profile a name, set the local time zone and change your profile password.
There are three types of notification systems available. Select your preferences and save them.
You are done with all the configurations. Now, it’s the time to send an email in future time. After the activation of your profile, you will receive another email containing the instructions to use Deferred Sender. Send your future emails to the address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prefix the body of your original email with the following lines:
to [recipient’s email address]
For example, see the following screenshot.
Compose the future email and hit “Send”. You can check your future emails here.
If you do have a Facebook profile created with a Gmail account and you update your status very often, you should give this cool Gmail Labs feature a try. This Labs feature lets you access Facebook profile from within your Gmail account. You can update your status, view wall and news feed without opening a new tab.
We have already seen How to access Facebook inside Gmail using Google Chrome extension but using Gmail Labs Feature, it is possible on all Browsers without any addon.
Log in to your Gmail account and click the “Settings” link at the right-top corner.
Click the “Labs” tab under “Settings”.
You will find a Gmail Labs feature named “Add any gadget by URL”. Enable it and save the changes.
Now, you will find a new tab “Gadgets” under “Settings”.
Go to the “Gadgets” tab. Enter the address http://hosting.gmodules.com/ig/gadgets/file/104971404861070329537/facebook.xml in the textbox provided and click the “Add” button.
Facebook gadget will be added to your Gmail account.
A new element “Facebook” will appear bellow “Chat” in the left pane of your Gmail account. Click the “expand” link to open Facebook interface.
A “Login to Facebook” button will appear in the right. Press it to continue.
You have to permit the Gmail Gadget to access your Facebook profile for the first time. Click “Allow”.
Log in to your Facebook Account with your existing username and password combination.
You will have the following interface. To update your status, write something in the textbox provided and click “Share”. There are three more options to access, News feed, Wall and Profile. When you click “profile”, it opens a new tab and redirects you to your Facebook profile page. News feed and Wall open in the same tab inside Gmail. When you are done with your Facebook profile, click “Logout” to go to the normal Gmail interface.