Convert PDF inside Google Drive to Excel and PowerPoint

In it’s portfolio, Google has a large set of free useful services. One that is most frequently used is Google Drive, which is used for storing and sharing digital data. This service is used by almost everyone because it is free and it integrates with other Google services. A feature that many users like is… Continue reading Convert PDF inside Google Drive to Excel and PowerPoint

This is why your Guest Post request was rejected

Techtites has been open to guest posts on this blog for a long time now. When guest posting was at its peak, I made the mistake of accepting posts with content and links that are today frowned upon my Google. Since then I've cleaned up several posts and massively cut down on what I accept on this blog.… Continue reading This is why your Guest Post request was rejected

This is how you stop Trackback and Pingback spam in WordPress

When blogging started to gather steam a decade ago, you had (and still have) three ways of receiving comments. The first still which still holds to today are traditional style commenting done by a person reading your article. Then came the bots and the comment spam which has today become a more manageable issue given… Continue reading This is how you stop Trackback and Pingback spam in WordPress

Lookeen Desktop Search – How to save time through better search

Lookeen Desktop Search

Everyone creates and shares files and documents, everyone uses email, and everyone struggles to manage the excessive amounts of data flooding into our lives every day. The Findwise Findability Survey 2014 found that time wasted searching and dealing with documents cost organizations more than 20% of their total productivity, and almost $20,000 per employee per… Continue reading Lookeen Desktop Search – How to save time through better search

Free upgrade to Windows 10 for all users

Windows 10 - Start screen

In a startling revelation, Terry Myerson, who runs Microsoft's operating systems unit, announced that all users of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 will get a free upgrade to Windows 10. This also includes everyone who are, either knowingly or unknowingly, running a non-genuine version of Windows! This seems to be Microsoft's plan to battle pirates… Continue reading Free upgrade to Windows 10 for all users

Export projects from Google Code to Github

Over the years, Google has killed many services it offered including my favourite Google Reader. And, now it is time for Google Code to bite the dust. As a developer, I started actively using Github to manage my WordPress plugins. I like the interface GitHub provides and definitely the ability of git to control all the changes.… Continue reading Export projects from Google Code to Github

What India spends its money on

When it comes to spending money, Indian have found diverse ways of doing so, be it offline i.e. in retail stores or malls or online via Myntra, Flipkart or Amazon. TrustedCompany.com has put together a second by second infographic that gives you an insight of what India spends its money on. Seems like we drink… Continue reading What India spends its money on

6 ways to stream local media files to Chromecast

BenQ GW2255

I finally decided to buy a Chromecast to complement the new screen that I bought. Although Chromecast states that it works with TVs, it works with pretty much any screen that has an HDMI port, e.g. my new BenQ monitor. The next step after setting this up was an extensive amount of research which is still… Continue reading 6 ways to stream local media files to Chromecast