Technology: General

How To Run 2go And Other Java Aps On PC

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It's no longer news that you can run your Java(.jar) applications on your Windows computer. Whenever I download mobile apps I usually test the Java midlets on my PC before transfering them to my phone. Sometimes I get so carried away by playing mobile phone Java games on my PC, it's crazy huh? I even run my 2go messenger on my PC — 2go is also a Java application. How Do I Run Jar Files On My PC? Introducing, Micro Emulator.. MicroEmulator is a pure Java implementation of Java ME in Java SE. MicroEmulator is licensed under LGPL so it is possible to link and distribute commercial software with its libraries. To cut the long story short, Micro Emulator is a PC program that runs on Java Runtime(Windows) used for running mobile Java(J2ME) applications on a Windows computer. MicroEmulator can r
How To Check Your Google Pagerank

How To Check Your Google Pagerank

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PageRank is a link analysis algorithm;named after Larry Page, the Google co-founder, and used by the Google Internet search engine, that assigns a numerical weighting to each element of a hyperlinked set of documents, such as the World Wide Web, with the purpose of "measuring" its relative importance within the set. The algorithm may be applied to any collection of entities with reciprocal quotations and references. In a layman's explanation: Google Pagerank is a possesive quantity, nay, quality, assigned to pages for ranking during searches on Google's search engine — Google.com. It's necessary to explain briefly, how Pagerank affects results on Google.com searches. A certain Pagerank score is assigned specially to each page indexed by Google search engine. Each page can score a Pageran

Download Opera Mini 7 For iPhone, Symbian, Android ,Pocket PC and Java Phones

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Opera Mini is a top-class browser for mobile phones from Opera, the makers of of Opera Web Browser and Opera Mobile Browser. Opera has just released major updates to its Opera Mini web browser for Android and Symbian, as well as a minor update to its iOS web browser. Opera Mobile 12 for Android and Symbian includes a wide range of support for improved HTML5 features, with the Android version getting the lion's share of new features. However, Android, Symbian and S40 users have ever been longing to use the Opera Mini 7 which has been available for only iPhone and iPad. Opera Mini is noted for loading crisp-clear web pages and it compresses the data it consumes saving you a bulk out your phone bill. Apart from improved features like faster page loading, the Opera Mini 7 'next' browser a...

How To Fix Yahoo Mail Mobile Login Error

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We're sorry that you are having difficulty logging in. Please sign in from our desktop login screen and then try login again from our mobile login screen. This was the error I got when trying to login to my Yahoo mail via Opera Mini browser on my mobile phone. After serveral trials and failing to log me into my mailbox even though I put the correct e-mail and password, I decided to try as instructed. How Did I Login To Yahoo Mail On Mobile? First, I got to the desktop login page at https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?, I entered my login details and was logged in to the web version of my Yahoo mailbox. Secondly, I went back my Yahoo mail mobile veiw at http://m.yahoo.com/mail, Woozah! I was logged in to Yahoo mobile again I could read my e-mails again.

Compose, Draft And Publish Posts On WordPress Blog Via Mobile Phone

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Many die-hard Wordpress mobile bloggers — like my humble self :P — write and publish blog posts everyday on their mobile phones. I, for instance, installed and fully customized my Wordpress blog with my mobile phone — a low-end Nokia N80 Symbian S60v3 phone though I dished it long time ago for a Nokia E65 and later a Nokia E5. Wordpress blogging on mobile phones is easy, with the help of good mobile browsers like Opera Mini and UCWeb, one can write, save and publish quality blog posts with thumbnails and screenshots. Ironically, Wordpress bloggers are complaining inceasantly of not being able to write and upload posts with their mobile phones. Some even say that one cannot manage a Wordpress blog without a personal computer or cyber cafe. Lie! Writing Blog Posts With Your Mobile Phone Firs

How To Set-up A C-name Record

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1. Login to your domain name's control panel. 2. Go to Host settings. 3. You will be shown a minimum of 3 forms for the Host settings, each form should have three boxes namely: Hostname IP/URL and Record type. Hostname is the subdomain, any subdomain you write here will be controlled by the record settings you are creating. Example: sub.example-domain.com. note: In hostname settings, @ stands for no subdomain(without www), ie http://example-domain.com. Record type is the type of record you are creating, you will find various options here namely: URL Redirect, A record, AAA(ipv6), C-name, URL frame, etc. So simply choose C-name since you are creating a c-name record. IP/URL is the URL or IP where the c-name record will be forwarded. Write the target c-name server or URL here. Example of ...

Useful ‘China Phones’ Service Codes

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Low-end cell phones from China, often refered to as China phones or China mobile phones, have a very strong impact on the phone market today. This is owed to the fact that China phones are generally cheap yet have complex features that can only be found in high-end phones like iPhone and Blackberry. Undoubtedly, many people chose China mobile phones as part of their daily life. To help optimize the use of these cheap but powerful phones, I have compiled a handy list of useful secret codes for Chineese phones. These are very useful secret service codes I gathered from my research. They work in most Chineese phones like Techno Mobile, G-Tide, Nakia, T-Max, Gstar, ZTE Mobile, Konka, I-mobile and others. Credits to my phone Engineers: Charlie Swagg and Mr. Virus. China Phone Secret Codes Majo...
Bolt Discontinues Free Browser Service

Bolt Discontinues Free Browser Service

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Bitstream Inc has announced its plans to discontinue the free mobile service of the Bolt Browser. Reasons were economical difficulties associated with operating the Bolt Browser service. Bolt Browser is a mobile phone internet browser that compressess 90% of data thereby saving browsing tariffs. It enables users to view quality web pages on mobile phones with less data traffic. Here is the message that was clearly displayed at the top of Bolt Browser pages early this week: "Dear BOLT User, The free BOLT mobile browsing service will be discontinued. Unfortunately, the economic circumstances prevent us from running a free service going forward. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your loyalty and support."The BOLT Team." This means that the major competition in Mobile Ph...

Inserting Adsense, Inmobi, Buzzcity And Other Ads Into WordPress Mobile (MobilePress)

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With many of my readers accessing my blog via mobile phones, I couldn't ignore the fact that I needed a stable mobile version for the blog. I was still reflecting on the options available until Mobstac hit me hard — they discontinued the free version of their mobile version service. For the past couple of months, I had been using Mobstac conviniently to provide my mobile readers a good looking mobile version of my blog while displaying Adsense adverts on the blog. I was quite happy with the services Mobstac offered until they discontinued their free plan. As a Wordpress blogger, I naturally have loads and loads of options when choosing plugins. All I wanted was to create, customize and manage a stable mobile site/version of my blog. There were lots of Wordpress plugins available for creati
How To Publish Adsense Ads on my Blog’s Mobile View Using Mobstac

How To Publish Adsense Ads on my Blog’s Mobile View Using Mobstac

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Mobstac is the best way (so far) to create a mobile version of your existing blog while publishing customized adverts on the wapsite. Bloggers often feel discouraged from using the default Blogger mobile templates because of the 'powered by Blogger' link on the bottom of the templates plus the fact that Bloggers can't publish Adsense(or any other) adverts using the default templates. That was why Mobstac was created - to allow you create a customized mobile site for your blog or website while publishing desired adverts on it. So far, there has not been any close alternative to Mobstac. How can I display Google Adsense adverts on my Mobstac wapsite? 1. Login to your Adsense account at http://adsense.com. Copy your publisher id code from the top corner of the Adsense dashboard, the publishe...
Google Search Engine Tricks You Will Love

Google Search Engine Tricks You Will Love

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Google are trickstars, nay, prankstars when it comes to fun and amusement. When it comes to having fun with Google Search, you don't wanna be left out. The 'Let it snow' search trick is one Google Search amusement trick to try out. Type and search for for 'let it snow' on Google and watch snow fall and your computer screen become web and filled up with snow. That was fun huh? Now let's try some more Google Search tricks. Askew Askew means: Not in a straight or level position. That's exactly what happens to your computer screen when you search "Askew" on Google. Chuck Norris Try searching for Chuck Norris on Google and meet a pleasant suprise. Google Gravity Search for "Google Gravity". Watch and see what happens to those fancy Google layout when there is gravity. Google Mentaplex Go into ...
Chatting With Your Facebook Friends On 2go

Chatting With Your Facebook Friends On 2go

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The other day, I told a freind am logging in to 2go to chat with her on Facebook. She called me back and told she was not talking of 2go. "Login on Facebook let's talk!" She yelled furiously. I told her I would meet her on Facebook through 2go. She asked, "Is that possible?" I explianed to her that I could chat with any of my Facebook friends using my 2go. Having said that, I logged in to my 2go messenger and proceeded chatting with her while she was on Facebook. In connecting your 2go messenger with Facebook, you must have a Facebook username. Getting A Facebook Username If you don't have a Facebook username, get one for yourself at www.facebook.com/username An example of a Facebook username is jacide3. You can view the associated profile by visiting facebook.com/jacide3 Connecting Your...
How Do I Submit My Website To Alexa?

How Do I Submit My Website To Alexa?

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"Alexa is the leading provider of free, global web metrics. Search Alexa to discover the most successful sites on the web by keyword, category, or country. Use our analytics for competitive analysis, benchmarking, market research, or business development. "Use Alexa's Pro tools to optimize your company's presence on the web. Join the Alexa Toolbar Community Get the Alexa toolbar for your favorite browser! Discover success. Find and evaluate businesses worldwide with Alexa's free web analytics." — Alexa.com With all this power behind Alexa, one must be compeled to submit one's site to Alexa — at least to know one's website's rank globally. To Submit Your Site To Alexa Go to Alexa.com or Alexa.mobi if you are on mobile. Type in the URL of your website into the searchbox, hit 'search'.

How To Create An Adsense Account

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Google's Adsense is one of the best ways to monetize one's blog or website, big time. Creating an Adsense account is relatively easy and could take just a few minutes. Many webmasters are using Adsense to earn money online through their different sites. Adsense provides services such as: 1. Adsense for content Displaying of relevant ads on websites. 2. Adsense for mobile Displaying of relevant ads on mobile sites. 3. Adsense for domains Displaying of ads on parked domains. 4. Adsense for feeds Ads are published in site's feeds. 5. Adsense for videos Ads are published on your Youtube channel. So, How Are We Gonna Create A New Adsense Account 1. Visit the Google Adsense homepage 2. Click on the 'Sign Up Now' button in the upper right corner of the page. 3. Complete the online application fo...
5 More Facts To Know About Mobstac

5 More Facts To Know About Mobstac

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After using Mobstac for over a month, here are what I learnt so far about Mobstac. 1. Mobstac is a good platform for creating a mobile site or wapsite for your existing website or blog. 2. Mobstac allows you to publish your own Adsence Inmobi and Admob advertisments, on your created mobile site. 3. Mobstac can be used with a custom domain or a even with a subdomain from your blog's domain. Example: m.somtoo.com. 4. Mobstac does not require any coding knowledge, installation or hosting space. Domain name is highly optional as they provide you with a .mobstac free subdomain for your Mobstac wapsite. Read more on using Mobstac on your website or blog. 5. Mobstac is free to use. But you can as well upgrade to the premium 'Pro' version. After upgrade, all the features provided by Mobstac w...
Creating A Facebook Page

Creating A Facebook Page

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Creating a Facebook Page is easy and shouldn't waste time. Step 1. To get started, click on the 'Create A Page' link at the buttom of the Facebook website. Or visit www.facebook.com/pages/create.php. Step 2. Choose a category for your new page and give the page a name. Click on continue. Step 3. Click "create page". Now you can upload a profile picture for your page; Connect it with your Twitter account; Advertise your page; Invite freinds to like your page; etc.

10 Security Measures To Stay Secured On The Internet

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To prevent being victimized by fraud, hacking and phishing, take the following steps. 1. Make sure your computer firewall is always turned on and your operating system and antivirus software are updated regularly. 2. Regularly back up your files, and store the copies safely. 3. Use common sense. Do not be quick to trust information on the internet. Do not be greedy. 4. Beware of unsolicited e-mails or instant messages, especially if they contain links or ask for personal information, such as verification of a password. 5. Choose passwords that are difficult for others to guess. Change your internet passwords periodically, and do not use the same password for different websites. 6. Provide your credit card or banking information only to reputable and secure websites. 7. Make sure you type ...
Download 2go On Your Phone

Download 2go On Your Phone

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2go is currently the number one instant messenger in Africa, with more than 15 million unique users daily in West Africa alone. How To Download/Get/Install/Signup/Register 2go Simply go to http://2go.im Select your current country and prefered language. Enter your phone number and other details like name, date of birth, location, and prefered 2go username. Remember to write down your new password. Click on "Download 2go!" After downloading, install and launch/run 2go on your phone according to your phone's method. Enter your 2go username and password ONLY inside the 2go application when prompted for login. Click on Login and get your 2go started. You may begin adding friends via individual phone numbers, 2go username, phonebook or via "meet someone" portal. Click Share to tell your friend...

Using Mobstac On Your Blog With Your Own Sub-domain

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Mobstac is a a platform for creating a mobile site or wapsite for your existing website or blog. Using Mobstac on blogger is quite easy and interesting. All you have to do is create a Mobstac account at http://mobstac.com, click on. After the e-mail confirmation, create a password. Then choose a free Mobstac subdomain for your website. Eg.: http://abc-your-site.mobstac.com and Mobstac will crawl your site and your mobile site ready is ready! You can now access your mobile site via the subdomain you choosed (http://abc-your-site.mobstac.com). Now, install the Mobstac plugin to your website or blog so that mobile users on your website will be redirected to your Mobstac mobile site. To install the Mobstac plug-in in your Blogger blog: Go to http://mobstac.com/mpa/faqs/, copy the code. Login t...
Using Customized Text To Link A Profile Or Page In Facebook

Using Customized Text To Link A Profile Or Page In Facebook

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To use a custom text to link a page or user's profile, we need to get the profile ID first. How To Get Id A Profile Or Page On Facebook While on the profile or page you want to tag, view the URL in your browser's URL tab. You should find something like this: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php? id=111122223333 . The numbers that appear after ? id= is the profile or page's id. In many cases the target page or profile is using facebook usernames or vanity url such as http://www.facebook.com/ username. In this case the profile ID is hidden and replaced with a username in the profile's URL. Example: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php? id=username In place of: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php? id=111122223333 . To find The ID of A Profile With Username Go to http://www.facebook.com/ userna...