Convert your Email into PDF using Email only

 

If you are reading any mail and if you want to convert your email into PDF, then you always need a third party help. Any mailing service doesn’t provide direct feature to convert your email into PDF directly. Google Chrome has a built-in PDF writer so you can easily convert any email message into a PDF file within the browser itself but if you are reading your emails on a mobile phone or a tablet, you would need some sort of a PDF conversion app. So, here we go with the simplest solution to convert your email into PDF.

Convert your Email into PDF

Convert your email into PDF:

TYPED MAIL TO PDF:

Simply, type your mail as normal as your do. Send it to pdfconvert@pdfconvert.me and the service will send a PDF version of the message back to you.

RECEIVED MAIL TO PDF:

Forward the original email message to pdfconvert@pdfconvert.me and the service will send a PDF version of the message back to you.

ATTACHMENTS TO PDF:

If there are any Word, Excel or Powerpoint attachments inside the mail, you can forward the files to attachconvert@pdfconvert.me and they’ll come back to you in PDF format.

WEBPAGES TO PDF:

Send the web address (URL) of the page in the body of the email message to webconvert@pdfconvert.me and the service will send you the full page in PDF format.

Block Flash Content in Your Browser

 

Flash is a multimedia platform used for authoring of vector graphics, animation, games and rich Internet applications (RIAs) that can be viewed, played and executed in Adobe Flash Player. But, along with the merits, there are some demerits of these flash files attached with the web-pages. The loading time of these web pages increases due to these heavily loaded flash files.

So sometimes we are required to block the flash content on the web page we are currently viewing. This can now be done with the single click.

To Block Flash Content in Your Browser:

Using FlashBlock Extension:

FlashBlock lets you to block flash content running automatically in your browser.

Block Flash Content

The extension automatically blocks flash content on web pages. Each flash element is being replaced with a placeholder that allows you to load only selected elements on a given page. You can also manage a white-list of allowed websites via a configuration panel. In general, FlashBlock helps with lowering memory usage, reducing CPU cycles, and can be used as an alternative to AdBlock.

Block Flash Content

For Chrome Users: Click here.

For Mozilla Users: Click here.

For IE Users:

Tools -> Manage add-ons -> click on Flash player add-on -> click on More informations link -> click on Remove all sites button. Now you’re ready to allow on a per-site basis. When a user navigates to a Web site containing an ActiveX control, the user is notified through an Information bar that the control wants to run. When users click this Information bar, a context menu is presented to them. Users can then elect to allow the control for a specific Website, it allows the control for all Web sites, disallow the control, or get more information about the prompt.

Hide ‘Seen’ in Facebook Chat Messenger

 

Hide ‘Seen’ in Facebook Chat MessengerFacebook has become so dynamic in a sense that it is bringing up new features from time to time. A few days back a new feature on facebook chat was introduced. The new feature is none other than the Seen HH:MM feature. A lot of people are finding it strange and they don’t want others to show when they have read the messages. The same problem related to WhatsApp about its last seen timestamp. To remove WhatsApp last seen timestamp we have already provided a solution. Now, here we go with the solution to the problem related to the facebook ‘Seen’ in the chat messenger.

To Hide ‘Seen’ in Facebook Chat Messenger:

To Hide ‘Seen’ in Facebook Chat Messenger you have to add an extension to your browser. The extension is Facebook Undetected.

Hide ‘Seen’ in Facebook Chat Messenger

With Facebook Messenger’s read receipt feature, when you chat with someone on Facebook you can see if they’ve read your message. Facebook Undetected lets you disable Facebook Messenger’s read receipt feature, preventing others from seeing if you have viewed a message or not. There are many situations when you won’t want someone to know if you’ve read their message or not.

Hide ‘Seen’ in Facebook Chat Messenger

Facebook Undetected lets you disable this feature so that you go undetected and you can view chat messages without letting the user know you have read them. For chrome users, this is a sad story that this extension is not available through the Web Store, so you have to download the extension and then drag it the extensions list (chrome://extensions/) to get it installed.

No Mouse Please | Use Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail

 

We see people telling their kids that email is just like postal mail having electronic transfer medium instead of a postman. But, nowadays this explanation about email is proven so short. Email and checking mail has now become our daily routine activity and consumes a precise time of our schedule. Generally, the postal mail by postman doesn’t consume that much of time from our schedule. So, here we need to be optimized and must try out some things that can lessen up our time consumption for email access. Gmail has been doing a good job on this. They have introduced quite a good number of shortcuts to make access to Gmail easy. These keyboard shortcuts for Gmail will help you to use your Gmail blazingly faster as it was ever before.

List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail are

Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail

You can see the above mentioned keyboard shortcuts for Gmail anytime on your Gmail by simply pressing Shift + ? key.

For example, if you want to delete any mail without using mouse in your inbox then-

1. Hold ‘g’ and press ‘i’ to reach inbox.

2. Press ‘X’ to select a mail.

3. Hit the ‘#’ key.

Your mail will be no more in your inbox.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail not working?

No more worries about that. Follow the simple steps to let your Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail to function well.

Step 1: Press Shift + ?.

Step 2: Click Enable and You’ll see everything works well.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail

Embed Selected Portion of a YouTube Video

 

Sometimes we find an interesting video on YouTube but we just want to embed selected portion of a YouTube video. Suppose, you want the viewer to focus on one particular scene that begins at ‘x’ seconds and ends at ‘y’ seconds. When the scene is finished, the YouTube video must be stopped, no matter what length of original video is. The standard YouTube embed code doesn’t support the end time parameter but we can make use of the YouTube JavaScript API to embed a part of any YouTube video.

To isolate the unwanted video portion and to to embed selected portion of a YouTube video in your website, here is the script to do so-

Embed Selected Portion of a YouTube Video

 

<div videoID=”jdsnfj9eQ” startTime=”1320″ endTime=”1460″

height=”309″ width=”550″ id=”youtube-player”>

</div>

 

<script>

var node = “youtube-player”;

 

// Append the YouTube IFRAME API Script

var youtube = document.createElement(‘script’);

youtube.type = “text/javascript”;

youtube.src = “//www.youtube.com/iframe_api”;

 

var s = document.getElementsByTagName(‘script’)[0];

s.parentNode.insertBefore(youtube, s);

 

var player;

 

// Read all the parameter of the DIV tag

var params = document.getElementById(node);

 

var startTime = params.getAttribute(“startTime”);

var endTime = params.getAttribute(“endTime”);

var videoID = params.getAttribute(“videoID”);

var playerHeight = params.getAttribute(“height”);

var playerWidth = params.getAttribute(“width”);

 

 

// Prepare the YouTube Player

// We set rel=0 and showinfo=1 to hide related videos & info bar

 

function onYouTubeIframeAPIReady() {

player = new YT.Player(node, {

height: playerHeight,

width: playerWidth,

playerVars: {‘rel’: 0, ‘showinfo’: 0, ‘hidecontrols’: 1 },

events: {

‘onReady’: loadVideo

}

});

}

 

// When the player is ready, we load the video

// Using cueVideoById and not loadVideoById as the

// former function will not autoplay the video.

function loadVideo(e) {

e.target.cueVideoById({

videoId: videoID,

startSeconds: startTime,

endSeconds: endTime

});

}

 

</script>

 

Publish your photos as a Video Slideshow on YouTube

 

Before reading this, you must have used Picasa or Windows Movie Maker to sew up the photos to produce the video files to upload it on YouTube. But now there is no need to convert your picture slideshows into a video for uploading to YouTube. You can Publish Your Photos as a Video Slideshow on YouTube directly. Just drag the pictures into YouTube and it will convert them into a pleasant video along with additional Pan and Zoom effects.

Here’s how to Publish Your Photos as a Video Slideshow on YouTube:

  • Go to the YouTube website.
  • Click the Upload button.
  • Choose “Create” under “Photo Slideshow.”
  • Switch to the Upload Photos section.
  • Now, drag and drop all the pictures that you would like to be included in your slideshow.Publish your photos as a Video Slideshow on YouTube
  • To rearrange the position of images in the video, you can drag them around the timeline editor (see screenshot)Publish your photos as a Video Slideshow on YouTube1
  • On the next screen, you have an option to change the default duration of individual slides and also the transition effect between pictures.
  • You can add background music to your slideshow though YouTube does not offer an option to upload your own audio files for the slideshow.
  • You can set the privacy to Unlisted if you would not like the video to appear in YouTube search.

Backup Your Photos Using Flickr

 

Backup Your Photos Using FlickrFlickr is emerging as the best photo sharing service that is contributing 1 TB of free space for storing your thousands of photos securely over the cloud. While, other services such as Google Drive, Dropbox etc. these all are providing the space of not more than 5 GB. So, it is best to backup your photos using Flickr. Your digital photographs can be bunched into online photo albums using Flickr. The additional benefit provided is that you can make your photos hidden by hiding your search visibility.

 

To Backup Your Photos Using Flickr -

Browser based uploader is also available but it is not best suited for uploading pictures in large amount. So, Flickr gives the desktop software to upload your photos over the Flickr cloud.

To download the desktop uploader, Click Here.

Install the desktop installer.

Now, simply drag desktop folders on Flikr uploader, it will automatically extract all the image files from the folders and sub-folders.

Gems of Flickr-

Flickr Schedulr is an additional good choice as it allows you set a schedule for uploading pictures and videos to Flickr.

PhotoSync provides synchronizing pictures between the desktop and Flickr. It creates a folder on your hard disk and photos kept in that folder will be uploaded whenever you are connected to the internet.

FlickrSync for Windows that also offers automatic picture uploads but without requiring you to put pictures in one folder. You can also attach network folders to synchronize with Flickr.

Compose New Email without Launching Mailbox

 

Now, you can quickly compose new email without launching mailbox directly from the address bar of any web browser.

If you want to mail someone and want to Compose new mail then generally you first launch the mail program, let the Inbox load completely, then you will click the compose button. So, have to perform three steps to compose the new mail.

There is an easier and faster way available to compose new email without launching mailbox:

Go to the address bar of your web browser, type “mailto:” and hit the Enter key. The command will launch the message compose window directly, without loading your complete mailbox in the background.

Compose New Email without Launching Mailbox

This can be very useful when you are having low internet connection availability. It loads the compose section directly and save time consumed in opening the complete mailbox.

Print YouTube videos or save them as PDF

 

Users can now print YouTube videos as storyboard frames as one large poster. These posters can be saved as PDFs or can be used for direct printing. When we watch any video on the YouTube website, the storyboard for that video is automatically downloaded in the background. Here is a way to stitch all these storyboard frames as one large image poster that can be printed.

Steps to Print YouTube videos or save them as PDF are:

  1. Click on PRINT YOUTUBE SCRIPT.
  2. Press Cntl+S and save the text file.
  3. Copy the entire text from the text file.
  4. Create bookmark for this script by pasting the copied script(Step 3) in URL.
  5. Open YouTube and browse for your YouTube video that you want to print.
  6. Click the bookmark just created and it will instantly generate a sequence of images for that video which you can either print or save as PDF.
  7. These images offer a visual summary of videos and you can generate them for short videos as well as full-length movies on YouTube.

Print YouTube videos or save them as PDF

If you are having an animated GIF, the solution is a web app that allows users to print GIF animations as flipbooks. The site – gifprint.com extracts all the image frames of an animated GIF, arranges the individual frames in sequence and then creates a PDF file ready to be sent to the printer.

This information was shared by Digital Inspiration.

Less Known Facebook Shortcuts

 

Less Known Facebook ShortcutsFacebook is most admired social networking site with millions of users and is one of the most browsed website. And, for the ease of the users to browse quickly, there are so many less known facebook shortcuts. Hence, here is listing of so many shortcuts keys provided by facebook specifically according to the respective browsers:

 

For Windows PC:

  • Internet Explorer for PC: Alt + #, then Enter
  • Firefox for PC: Shift + Alt + #
  • Chrome for PC: Alt + #

For Mac:

  • Safari for Mac: Ctrl + Opt + #
  • Firefox for Mac: Ctrl + Opt + #
  • Chrome for Mac: Ctrl + Opt + #

Here, # means the access keys. And the various access keys are:

Access Keys

  • 0 – Help
  • 1 – Home
  • 2 – Timeline
  • 3 – Friends
  • 4 – Inbox
  • 5 – Notifications
  • 6 – Account Settings
  • 7 – Privacy
  • 8 – About
  • 9 – Terms
  • m – New Message

Keyboard Shortcuts: (without Alt and Ctrl keys)

  • c – Comment when on a story in News Feed
  • j and k – Scroll between News Feed stories
  • l – like or unlike a selected story
  • q – search for a friend to chat with
  • p – Focus on the text box when making a post
  • / – Search

Web Messenger:

  • CTRL + g – Search conversations
  • CTRL + q – Show/hide keyboard shortcuts
  • CTRL + Delete – Archive/unarchive conversation
  • CTRL + j – Mark as spam
  • CTRL + c – Start a new message
  • CTRL + i – Go to Inbox
  • CTRL + u – Go to Other
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