If you're blogging and use Windows as your primary platform, you'll find the frequent need for adding screenshots to your posts. Not only does a screenshot bring some life to your post but it serves to give the reader a visual understanding of what you're talking about. You can go about the traditional way of hitting the Print Screen key on your keyboard and then jumping to Paint to get your screenshot.
With social media today, it is very easy to lose focus on the work at hand and get distracted. If you're like me, you probably have Facebook open along with Twitter waiting to catch the latest update. LeechBlock is a simple productivity tool: an extension for the Firefox web browser designed to block those time-wasting sites.
Google announced the release of their official tag managing tool. Titled Google Tag Manager, the tool lets you manage tags (such as tracking and marketing optimization tags) on your site. You can add and update AdWords, Google Analytics, Floodlight and non-Google tags from the Google Tag Manager user interface instead of editing site code.
A few months back, we blogged about 7 applications for your Mac to prevent it from sleeping. While these programs make the process extremely simple, OSX Mountain Lion comes inbuilt with a ready command line tool that makes this process extremely easy. Fire up Terminal and run the following command: caffeinate -i -t 36000 & The command above will tell OS X to not sleep on idle (-i) and to keep running for 36,000 seconds or 10 hours (-t 36000).
There are quite a few websites out there which provide you with some good tools to find out about websites on the internet. Stat My Web is one such site that can easily fetch a lot of data about any website. The website provides detailed stats about websites like - when it was created, where is it hosted, how much is it worth and where does it rank on the web.
Ever see your CPU usage spiking or the occasional process eating up a bit more memory than desired? Windows Task Manager is a great tool for this, however, if you are looking for something a bit more powerful, you might want to try out Auslogics Task Manager. Auslogics Task Manager will allow you to view the applications, processes as well as services that are currently running.