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Digitizor Weekly Roundup [Week 2, July 2010]

By on July 11th, 2010 
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“Bharat Bandh” Tops Twitter’s Trending Topics – Power Of 1 Billion Bored Indians

Political Parties in India called for a nation wide strike, called "Bandh" in Hindi. Whether they achieve their objective or not, they managed to get the term "Bharat Bandh" as a trending topic in Twitter. Naturally people from other countries are confused as to what it is.

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FarmVille Products Are Available In Real World Grocery Stores

Zynga, the company behind pupular game FarmVille, has brought FramVille branded grocery to grocery stores. They are no longer satisfied with being confined in the virtual world.

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Google Chrome Knows Which Way Is Up Now

Google has begun implementing codes in its browser, Chrome, to make it aware of the orientation of the device it is running on. This technology is built built into WebKit on which both Google Chrome and Apple’s Safari are based.

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Kubuntu Netbook Remix Is Now Dead - Not Really!

The Kubuntu Team have unceremoniously decided to kill off Kubuntu Netbook Remix. When Kubuntu 10.10 is released this September, there will be no Kubuntu Netbook Remix. This does not however mean that Kubuntu will not be available for Netbook.

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Major Blow For Google Chrome - Plugin Capable Of Stealing User Details Developed

In a major blow to Google Chrome’s claim of being one of the safest browsers, a developer has come up with an extension that he says can steal login details of the user.

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How-To's & Tips

Get Some Amazing Ubuntu Themes Through Bisigi

The Radiance and Ambience that come by default with Ubuntu 10.04 looks amazing no doubt. But after sometime they get stale. If that is the case with you (or you simply want a stunning new theme) we suggest you look at Bisigi.

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How To Reset All GNOME Settings In Fedora And Ubuntu

Gnome (The Linux Window Manager) is so highly configurable (all Linux apps are) that at times you tend to reach such a position by tweaking your Gnome so heavily that there is no coming back.

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How To Install rekonq 0.5 In Kubuntu From Source

rekonq, the KDE web-browser which is going to replace Konqueror in Kubuntu 10.10, has just got its first stable release as rekonq 0.5. Right now, it is available only as a source and binaries are not yet available.

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How To Use Your iPad As An Additional Display

Ever wondered what all you could do with your iPad when it is lying here and there without being used? Well there can be a lot of innovative things that you can probably think of but one of the very useful things to do with the iPad is to use it as an additional display (monitor) along with your laptop.

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Fix Facebook Connect And XFBML Not Showing Up in Internet Explorer [IE7, IE8, IE9]

Web developers get real hard time making things work for the Internet Explorer, be it any version. But trust me – at the end of the day it’s all worth it after you get things working

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Digitizor Weekly Roundup [Week 2, July 2010] was originally published on Digitizor.com on July 11, 2010 - 7:51 pm (Indian Standard Time)