Best moments

Best Moments in Life

* To fall in love.

* To laugh until it hurts your stomach.

* To find mails by the thousands when you return from a vacation.

* To go for a vacation to some pretty place.

* To listen to your favorite song in the radio.

* To go to bed and to listen while it rains outside.

* To leave the! Shower and find that the towel is warm.

* To clear your last exam.

* To receive a call from someone, you don’t see a lot, but you want to.

* To find money in a pant that you haven’t used since last year .

* To laugh at yourself looking at mirror, making faces. :)))

* Calls at midnight that last for hours. :))

* To laugh without a reason.

* To accidentally hear somebody say something good about you.

* To wake up and realize it is still possible to sleep for a couple of hours.

* To hear a song that makes you remember a special person.

* To be part of a team.

* To watch the sunset from the hill top.

* To make new friends.

* To feel butterflies! In the stomach every time that you see that person.

* To pass time with your best friends.

* To see people that you like, feeling happy.

* To use a sweater of the person that you like and find that it still smells of their perfume..

* See an old friend again and to feel that the things have not changed.

* To take an evening walk along the beach.

* To have somebody tell you that he/she loves you.

* To laugh …….laugh……..and laugh …….. remembering stupid things done with stupid friends.

These are the best moments of life….

user roles in wordpress

As a new wordpress blogger, you may be confused of the user roles that are in the dashboard administrative section of the wordpress blog.

Here is the excerpt as from the wordpress support site

There are four roles: Administrator, Editor, Author, and Contributor.

Administrator

An administrator can do everything. Complete power over posts/pages, comments, settings, theme choice, import, users – the whole shebang. Nothing is off-limits, including deleting the entire blog.

So be careful in giving this away to “anyone”

Editor

An editor can publish, edit, and delete any posts/pages, moderate comments, manage categories, manage tags, manage links and upload files.

Not that any user can delete any posts. So this one is also like a moderator role

Author

An author can edit, publish and delete their posts and they can upload files.

You may want to give this to most of the authorized users.

Contributor

A contributor can edit their posts but cannot publish.

Just a dumppppp user 🙂

Advice

Be careful what roles you give people, especially if you want them to be an Editor or Administrator.

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Help in buying a new mobile

Many times whenever you were about to buy a mobile, you will be looking to someone for advice to know which mobile is the best and cheapest and Value for money, VFM

Here is a compilation of a few websites that will provide you with some guidelines in buying a mobile and will get you out of your dilemma.

Just follow these simple steps:

STEP 1- Check the prices of mobile through these sites after fixing your budget.
http://www.fonearena.com/mobile_phone_pricelist.html
http://www.india-cellular.com/Handset-Prices.htm
http://www.indiagsm.com/phone_prices.php
http://mobilephone-price.blogspot.com/
http://www.univercell.in
http://www.themobilestore.in/mobilestore/faces/tiles/catalogue.jsp?catalogueID=3

http://www.mobilenxt.com/

www.wavetelmobiles.com
www.poorvika.com

http://www.priceguru.in/where-are-the-prices/mobile-phones

STEP 2- Read detailed specifications  of your shortlisted mobiles and distinguish them on this basis.
http://www.indiagsm.com/
http://www.compareindia.com/products.php?sectionid=23
http://www.fonearena.com/brands.php
http://www.gsmarena.com/

STEP 3- If you are still confused, see expert reviews of the mobiles.
http://www.mobile-review.com *
http://www.mobileburn.com/
http://reviews.cnet.com/cell-phones/
http://www.phonearena.com/ *
http://www.gsmarena.com/reviews.php3 *
http://www.reghardware.co.uk/reviews/phones/
http://www.trustedreviews.com/mobile-phones/
http://www.tech2.com/india/mobile/
http://www.techtree.com/techtree/jsp…prodcat_id=451
http://www.phonegg.com/

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how to add favicon to the address bar

As per wikipedia

A favicon (short for favorites icon), also known as a website icon, shortcut icon, url icon, or bookmark icon is a 16×16 pixel square icon associated with a particular website.

Favicon is always stored in the name favicon.ico and it is included in the header of every page so that it will be displayed along the address bar.

Steps to create a favicon

1) Select the image that you want to be the favicon

2)Create the 16*16 image from the selected image and save it as “favicon.ico.

3)Upload to the server and for displaying it add the following code in the header

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="http://yoursitename.com/favicon.ico" type="image/vnd.microsoft.icon"/>
<link rel="icon" href="http://yoursitename.com/favicon.ico" type="image/x-ico"/>

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movie wish list – part II

gran torino | 10/10 | awesome awesome movie
Transformers | 8/10 | (a very nice movie, deserves to be seen)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona | 9/10 | (a very interesting moive. read VERY twice. must watch movie.)
Hellboy 2 | 8/10
21 | timepass movie
Vantage point | 9/10 | very nice movie, some loopholes, but a competitor to the bourne series.
The president is coming | 8/10
Gran Torino | 8/10
Pride and Glory | 8.5/10
Hot Fuzz | 9.5/10
The simpsons movie |  9/10
fifth element | 8.5/10
edward scissorhands | 9/10
Changeling | 8/10
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) | 9.7/10
Mystic River (2003) | 9/10
18 Year old Virgin | 7/10 | Adults only ,a big no for kids
In Bruges |  9/10 | Ultimate Crime Comedy film
The Notebook | 8.5/10
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3 mistakes of my life

Book: 3 mistakes of my life

Author: Chetan Bhagat

Rating: 4/5

The first thing we feel on reading this book is the very indian touch in the writing style. I liked the plot , but it is similar in some respects to his other books.

The author narrates the story/experience of a Gujarati business man from the  his own(businessman) viewpoint. The  story goes through the communal riots that happened in Gujarat and the life of the businessman running a sports shop.

Overall the story line is typical, but captivating the reader. Its having all the ingradients and I don’t know why Chetan is always mixing some flirting and mature stuff(read sex ;)) into his stories.

I enjoyed the ride with this book and overall I can say that this is a book worth reading. People who are into reading “award”  books may find this book to be a little more tilted to the commercial side.



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torrenting on mobile

Most of you must be familiar with torrent downloading. I came across this software called SymTorrents which will allow you to download torrents directly on the mobile. You can use either wifi or the GPRS on the phone… But who want to use gprs!!!

SymTorrent is a full-featured and complete BitTorrent client for Symbian OS. It supports Symbian S60 3rd as well as 5th edition platforms. So that means that we can use it for 5800 also.

You can get the Symtorrent here

Here are some of the drawbacks that you may face in using mobiles for downloading torrents

1) Battery life will go down drastically as the phone needs to be on always. It may last for 3-4 hours
2) It doesn’t seem to work on trackers that accept only a handful of clients
3) The phone can get quite warm over prolonged downloads, and with charging the device simultaneously
4)no support for queuing of torrents

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Offline maps on a Java Mobile

I know that most of you with GPS must be familiar with this maps thingy.

Anyway here are the steps that will allow you to have Google/Yahoo maps on mobile which has java capability (usually all of the standard mobiles are having this nowadays) without the need for a GPRS connection

Download the jar file at the following link and install the app on your phone
Mobile GMaps / free download

Using the tools below, create the map files and transfer to phone
Mobile GMaps – Map Tile Caching tools

Edit the settings in mgmaps to point to the folder location.

Here is a little more detailed step by step procedure.

1.Use the map creation tool to generate the map tiles.

Map Creation Tool for MGMaps
On the map select the area and place 4 markers by clicking on the map using the mouse. (You can deselect a pin by clicking on it again)
Once the area is selected, select the

Zoom level: from and to (0 , 16 will do)
Level of detail: (default(fast and rough) is enough)
Type of map: (select your choice)

Click on Generate and it will allow you to download a .map file

2 Download the Gmapmaker setup file and install it.

(I found that gMapMaker is a good tool to generate the maps if you are using windows.I have also tried the perl command tools in linux and those are also working)

Cache Folder — is the place where the downloaded files will be stored.
Operation Mode — Mgmaps mode, use a .map file

Press GO and it will ask you to select the map file. Select the map file you have created in the first step and there you go!!!

Let gmapmaker download the tile files.. This will take some time.. Be patient

3. Copy the generated cache folder to the mobile’s mem stick or to phone mem for faster access.( if you have enough space in phone memory )

4. Install Mgmaps on your mobile from the jar file.

In the setting select the cache folder that you have stored on the mobile

TIPS
The download size is usually very big and hence it is not advisable to download a big area of map all at once.You can generate .map for different areas in separate .map files and transfer the folders and put on the phone as separate maps.

For example, if you need map for Chennai… download that area and move to mem stick and name the folder as Chennai.Do the same for blore and name the folder as blore. You can alternate betweeen each map by just selecting the required map folder in the settings section of Mgmaps from within the app on the phone. In this way you will make the maps load faster on the phone.

Although my phone (W810i) is without GPS , these maps are supposed to work with GPS also. (Hoping to buy a new mobile.. Locking on Nokia 5800XM, if the price is right )

Thats all folks…

If anyone need any help with installing/generating maps, please contact me and I will help you as far as I can.

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Nokia 5800 Xpress Music video reviews

Here is some of the good video reviews on nokia 5800 from youtube.

This one gives a quick view on all the functionality of the phone
httpv://in.youtube.com/watch?v=R4kq4_-wUZ0

Here is a series of 4 reviews with good clarity on the description

httpv://in.youtube.com/watch?v=W_kE11yIyKI
httpv://in.youtube.com/watch?v=dkBtTrCdKv0
httpv://in.youtube.com/watch?v=Of09JCXiv6U
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Not able to view malayalam fonts!

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Are you seeing jumbled and garbage characters instead of “malayalam” in the above line?

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