Sometimes you might have to drive to an appointment along a route you are not familiar with. You might want to know how the traffic would be like at various times of the day so that you can pick the best time to go. Google Maps has you covered. I don’t know when Google introduced [...]
The fight in Formula 1 is still not over. FOTA is pressing ahead with its alternate series. Max has backed down a bit by calling off the legal fight against the FOTA teams. The World Motor Sport Council is set to meet tomorrow to finalize the F1 2010 entry list. Max is all set to [...]
Press Release | Formula One Teams Association Silverstone, 18 June 2009 – Since the formation of FOTA last September the teams have worked together and sought to engage the FIA and commercial rights holder, to develop and improve the sport. Unprecedented worldwide financial turmoil has inevitably placed great challenges before the F1 community. FOTA is [...]
Eclipse’s Java compiler has the ability to process Javadoc comment and validate them. You can set Eclipse to warn about malformed Javadoc comments. Just go to Java > Compiler > Javadoc or Project > Properties > Java Compiler > Javadoc for project specific setting to enable this. Once enabled you will see warning like below [...]
Eclipse has a great set of keyboard shortcuts speed things up. Structured Selection shortcuts are a great way to select enclosing identifiers or adjacent statements. Take the following example. When the cursor is on the variable aFile in the second if statement. Just press Alt+Shift+Arrow Up to quickly select the variable aFile. Press Alt+Shift+Arrow Up [...]
Google has made some breaking changes to the extension system. One key change is the extension packaging. Check out this page for all the details. I have repackaged my chrome extensions and they are available here: PageRank for Chrome Google Reader Notifier for Chrome Go get them. As usual you have to be on the [...]
Soft Pauer has launched a F1 live timing app. It looks very good but the cost is very steep with $8 for three races and $33 for the season.
Just like my first Chrome extension, I created my first Jetpack extension. Just like the chrome sample extension there is a Gmail checker sample. I modified two lines again to get it working in for my hosted gmail account. Developing for Jetpack seems to be easier as they have editor builtin to the about:jetpack page [...]
Mozilla has recently announced Mozilla Collections extension. I have been waiting for some thing like this for quite some time. I work with multiple computers: Work Desktop, Work Laptop, Personal Laptop, Mac Mini HTPC. I have Firefox installed on all of those. But they always have a different set of extensions installed. I have tried [...]
In Eclipse 3.5 Ganymede it is easier to customize menus and toolbars. Go to Windows>Customize Perspective… to find a newly redesigned UI for customizing individual menu or toolbar items. I install a lot of plugins for Eclipse. This enhancement lets me keep my perspective clean and tidy.
Nokia’s research could put an end to charging phones every night. They are trying to harness ambient radio waves, which we are all surrounded by, to charge phones. Very interesting if they can make it happen. In order to do that they need to generate around 50 milliwatts of power through the system. The current [...]
I blogged about Orkut Site optimized for E71. Now Google has released a Java app for Orkut. To get it visit m.google.com/orkut in E71′s browser. Looks nice.
F1 power struggle coming to a head « The first statement this morning was about the negotiations over how budget restrictions are controlled and this stated that the negotiations were now over, the budget cap stays. … The time is fast approaching for the five teams, whose entry in conditional, to either enter the championship [...]
Quickoffice » Quickoffice® Offers Free Updates for Select Nokia® Eseries Devices Latest version of Quickoffice, office viewing and editing software suite, now available for download via on-device, e-commerce portal Quickmanager™ Dallas, TX – June 15, 2009 – Quickoffice, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile office productivity software, today announced it will be offering free [...]
I just updated this blog to WordPress 2.8. Previously I had installed/uninstalled a lot of plugins. This totally messed up my wordpress db! Just like in Windows uninstall always does not remove all the files and registry entries, the plugins I tried left behind db tables and stale values in the core WordPress db. I [...]
Wow! Downloads of my Chrome Extension PageRank for Chrome jumped to 2610 thanks to a mention in ReadWriteWeb. Cool…
Found via TV Squad.
My previous Chrome extension has been downloaded about 140 times and is already in its second version. I have developed another extension: Page Rank for Chrome. As the name suggests it shows the Google PageRank of the current page. Simple. Here is a screenshot: Let me now how it works.
Looks like Ferrari are hell bent in making mistakes this year. Kimi’s race was spoiled by the not running late in Q1. They same mistake the team did with Massa in a previous race. Spanish GP being as tough as it is to overtake that was it for Kimi. Well he did not complete the [...]
Yesterday I blogged about my first chrome extension. Now I have my second one: Goolge Reader Notifier. It is a simple extension that shows the unread posts count in Google Reader in the bookmarks bar. Look at the screenshot above. You have to be logged in to Reader to get this to work. But you [...]