Most friends post Facebook pictures to make you jealous

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Friends if you believe in that stunning picture of your friend on Facebook showing an amazing scenery or attending a luxurious party, take another look at it. Chances are that he or she may just be trying to make you jealous of their “good life”.
According to a new survey, almost everybody lies on their Facebook and Instagram profiles to look good.
“Over two thirds of us post images to our profiles to make it look like we’re more adventurous than we are,” the findings revealed.
Nearly 75 percents of people admitted that they judge their friends based on what they see on Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat. When asked people said they posted pictures “purely to make their friends and families jealous”.
When it comes to why we feel a desire to share our public displays of possessions, it’s all about impression management,” behavioural psychology Jo Hemmings was quoted as saying in the report.
A recent study involving 400 men and women published in the journal Social Networking found that the more people changed their profile picture, the more likely they were to report narcissistic traits.
The study also looked at the time they spent on Facebook and the words they used to rate their profile pictures.
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Google Gmail Now Lets You Block Senders With A Single-Click

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Google rolled out a new feature for one of its widely used service, Gmail, which allows users to block email addresses of their choice. Like all its other services services and products, Gmail has a large user base and this missing feature had annoyed users for a long time. The addition of this feature might appear unimportant to some but Google really needed to capitalize on this feature as alternative email services in the market have already had this for years.

The feature does not completely stop the emails from being received as they are directed to the spam folder whenever a user receives email from addresses that are blocked by them. This also means that users can always access these emails and also unblock the sender from the settings.

Before this feature there was something similar which Gmail offered but it was not actually just a click away. Users had to ‘Report spam’ to get the senders blocked and not all email received are spams, there are instances when one needs to block the senders anyway this is when they need such a feature.

The Gmail app for smartphones and tablets has not received the new feature yet, but it will be available there also in a short while. Whereas, the web version of the service however has the feature hidden in the drop-down menu of the reply button and a single click on the block button enables it.

Moreover, Google has announced that the Android version of its Gmail app will now get the ‘Unsubscribe’ feature which was launched for the web version in August. For those who are unaware of the feature, it allows users to opt themselves out of mailing lists to which they subscribed at some point in life and now want to get rid of them with just a single click on the Unsubscribe button.

No news about these features to be added on ioS versions is out yet but we expect the company will not leave that platform out and will soon announce something. Both the features might not seem very significant but we think the company just wants to simplify things more for their users.

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Want Pure Android Camera? Install the New Android Camera on any Android Phone, No Root Required.

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Get the Android 4.2 Camera and Gallery on Non-Jelly Bean Phones

Android 4.2 comes with a few cool new features, one of which is a new Camera and Gallery app with a new interface and the ability to create "photospheres."


If you remember the last time a new camera app landed in the wild, you had to have a rooted Android phone to make use of it. This time, you don't need root to install the updated app. The new version features Photosphere, a helper tool for panoramic photos that appeared in 4.2, but it works on more devices. Also, the app lets you use your phone's volume rocker to take photos. The new settings menu lets you switch flash modes, choose front or rear cameras, adjust the white balance, and tweak exposure times.

The new app was reportedly supposed to be part of Android 4.3, and even though it comes with phones running Android Jelly Bean (4.2), it works on phones running 4.1 and Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) as well. Your mileage may vary though—in my case, it added a Gallery and Camera app to my phone as opposed to overwriting the original one, and other users have reported having to remove the original camera and gallery apps for the install to work. Some noted that they got some features, like the new UI and settings, but not Photosphere.


Either way, it's just an app install—if it doesn't work for you, you can remove it. If it does, you'll get a great new camera app, completely free.


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Open Command Prompt on Right Click

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NOTE : (This requires editing your registry. If you are not familiar with registry editing, this isn’t for you… so skip this method)

1. Goto RUN on your Windowes Machine
2. Execute command "regedit"

3. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Classes -> Folder -> Shell


4. Create a new key called Command Prompt




5. Your default value should be Command Prompt Here
6. Create a new key called Command under the Command Prompt key
7. Your default value should be cmd.exe /k pushd %L

That's all you need to do.
Now right click on any folder to open command prompt:

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Liferay Portal: the best Enterprise portal product based on Java

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Liferay Portal is a free and open source enterprise portal written in Java and
distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License and proprietary licenses.
It is primarily used to power corporate intranets and extranets.

Liferay is sometimes described as a content management framework or a web application framework.

Liferay Portal is Java-based and runs on any computing platform capable of running the Java Runtime Environment
and an application server. Liferay is available bundled with a servlet container such as Apache Tomcat.

Liferay is built using the most popular Enterprise Java development stack these days,
which is Spring on Hibernate. The web side of it uses JSPs and the Struts framework,
which is from the days when Struts was the de facto Java web framework.
The client side UI uses a JavaScript framework called AlloyUI, which is developed internally at Liferay and
is built on the Yahoo YUI user interface library.

Liferay has the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) compared to its competitors starting with its licensing and getting it up and running through development costs, operational costs, and training/support costs (from the perspective of infrastructure, developers, administrators, and end users).

Liferay offers you a full choice of application servers, databases, and operating systems to run on, thereby allowing you to leverage your infrastructure and skills investment.


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Want the new Gmail? This is how you can get it.

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Open up your normal Gmail.


Click on the cog in the top right corner, select configure inbox and boom!

Check all options & Save it.




Click on "Okay, got it!

And you are done... Welcome to the new Gmail!



With the new Gmail, you can easily move message between different tabs.

Enjoy the new Gmail Look!


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Google uses computer vision and machine learning to index your photos.

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Google doesn't want you to waste time tagging your photos, except for the people in them. The web giant wants to be able to recognize more abstract concepts like "sunset" or "beach" automatically and attach that metadata without further input. In yet another post-I/O update, Google+ photos now uses computer vision and machine learning to identify objects and settings in your uploaded snapshots. You can simply search for "my photos of trees" or "Tim's photos of bikes" and get surprisingly accurate results, with nary a manually added tag in sight. You can perform the searches in Google+, obviously, but you can also execute your query from the standard Google search page. It's pretty neat, but sadly Mountain View seems to have forgotten what cats look like.
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Showcasing some new animations in Ubuntu Mobile

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A new video showcasing some new animations in Ubuntu Mobile.



There is great animation with Ubuntu color feel. This motion style have sought to accentuate the theme of paper wherever possible. Rather than using more overt effects like page curling and folding, they have hinted at the theme by using multiple layers, stacking and suggestive effects. Multiple layers of sliding paper can be observed during the animation of the switch button, stacking can be seen occurring on the icons in the launcher and an example of a suggestive effect.

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The future Cloud Computing phase: DaaS, MaaS & DRaaS

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Cloud Computing

It's no secret that the public cloud market has been growing like gangbusters.
Cloud computing (both public and private) will pave the way forward for how companies will deploy new IT services. Lower price points will help those organizations innovate faster, launch new services more quickly, be more responsive to market conditions and evolve their own business models.
The focus in the industry over the past few years has been on the core cloud management services of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS. But to truly understand how cloud computing is evolving you have to dive deep below the surface. Two major developments are driving the evolution of cloud: Management and Specialization.
Specialization, meanwhile, is a natural development of any market. A few of the specialized services that will contribute significantly to the adoption of cloud based products and services in 2013 include
Desktop-as-a-Service(DaaS), Metal-as-a-Service(MaaS) and DisasterRecovery-as-a-Service(DRaaS).


Source: http://readwrite.com/2013/03/29/the-next-phase-of-cloud-computing-daas-maas-draas


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Too Funny: Google wants .LOL Domain

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Google has applied to control a slew of domain names that Google - 600
are not only related to its core business but have “interesting and creative potential.”
The company announced on its blog on Thursday that it has submitted applications to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the following domains: .google, .youtube, .doc and .lol.
ICANN, which assigns top-level domains to sites worldwide, will announce in June which domains will be added to the existing list that includes “.com” or “.gov.”
“In 2016, it’s estimated that almost half of the world’s population will be online, yet nearly 50 percent of the websites we visit are found in the .com top-level domain (TLD), which was among the first TLDs created in 1984,” Google wrote on its Official Blog.
“Despite the great opportunities the web has enabled for people around the world, there is still a lingering question about the diversity of the domain space (given that the number of generic TLDs has only increased by 14 in the last 28 years).”
Google aims to grow the number of TLDs in four categories, such as trademarks (such as .google), those related to its core business (.docs), ones that improve the user experience and increase the identification of certain genres (.youtube) and fun options (.lol).
The search engine giant also noted that it plans to keep security and abuse prevention top of mind in creating a positive experience for web users.
“We’re just beginning to explore this potential source of innovation on the web, and we are curious to see how these proposed new TLDs will fare in the existing TLD environment,” the company says.
“By opening up more choices for Internet domain names, we hope people will find options for more diverse — and perhaps shorter — signposts in cyberspace.”

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