SocialFolders– Facebook, Google docs, etc download and sync Offline

February 12th, 2012 b0ddu Posted in Cloud, web2 No Comments »

SocialFolders logoSocialFolders is a new web service that allows you to sync your social sites with your computer. It is a very useful tool for keeping offline copies of your files to access even without Internet Connection.  Additionally, it’ll sync any changes you make online or locally so managing your online media from your desktop is incredibly easy. It can connect to a good variety of services, such as Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Google Docs, Instagram, YouTube, and Box. It lets you collect all the photos your friends have tagged of you on Facebook in an organized album and sync them to other photo sites such as Flickr or Picasa. Watch below view to see the features :

All you have to do to get started with Social Folders is download the app for Windows or Mac, sign up for an account, and start linking your social media accounts through the Social Folders web app. If you’re already signed in to those accounts this process will only take a few clicks

Download SocialFolders for Windows or SocialFolders for MAC to get started.


Get up to 5GB of extra Dropbox free space

February 3rd, 2012 b0ddu Posted in Cloud, web2 No Comments »

dropbox logoIf you have read my last post about Dropbox, how to get free 1GB+ space, it got bigger this time. Dropbox wants you to try out their experimental build of Desktop or Android Client’s automatic photo and video uploading feature, in exchange reward you with upto 4.5GB of extra space for free in the special beta period. This is not a trick or hack, some simple steps from Dropbox forums.

Follow below steps to get the extra storage using Desktop Client

  • Signup for Dropbox Account ( extra 250 MB using this link after you install desktop app).
  • Read my previous post to get 1GB+ – Easy tips to get free Dropbox storage 1GB+ more space without coupon referral
  • Download Experimental Forum Build 1.3.13
  • Find a USB drive, Create a folder named DCIM in the root of drive, Transfer 5GB worth of photos ( jpg )
  • Unplug the drive and plug it back in.
  • In the autoplay window that pops up select "Import pictures and videos using dropbox"
  • A bubble notification on the notification bar should say "Finding photos to upload, click here for info." Click it.
  • Let the photos import to your dropbox folder (wait till the bar fills up).
  • Your dropbox folder should open after it finishes. Go ahead and delete all the photos – I have uploaded, probably may or maybe delete.
  • Another notification should say that your space has been increased. For every 500MB of photos and videos automatically uploaded, you’ll receive another 500MB space bonus, up to 4.5GB total.

XSUsenet.com–Free Usenet account with news group client download

January 3rd, 2012 b0ddu Posted in Internet, Tips and Tricks, web2 1 Comment »

Usenet is a worldwide distributed Internet discussion system started in 1980s and is still in use amongst few users having around 25,000 messages sent with over 8TB data shared per month. It is fastest method for exchanging information and files over the internet. Usenet has more then 2500 terabyte of unique data with 9TB being added everyday. Usenet is not open to all public as it requires access to Usenet newsgroup server and a client to connect too.

free usenet accessXS Usenet, is a newsgroup server that is giving out free Usenet accounts that never expire, these free accounts are limited to transfer rates of 1Mbps and limited to 2 connections. This is still good for a average user.

  • Go to http://www.xsusenet.com/#1
  • Click Subscribe Now  and Signup for Free account. Choose any of the countries in dropdown, would still let you use service from anywhere in world.

Some highlights of the service – 400+ days retention, No IP retention, 2500Tb storage, No personal details

Free Usenet client ( newsgroup reader ) – GrabIt  and Unzbin are probably the best free Usenet clients. Both are extremely small in size. Grabit is frequently updated and would be my first choice. Follow the link and download and use below server details to connect to XS Usenet server with your username password and explore it.

Get Grabit ( http://www.unzbin.com/ )  or Unzbin ( http://www.unzbin.com/ )

XS Usenet server details to config in client

  • Address: reader.xsusenet.com
  • Regular Port: 119 non-secure
  • SSL Port: 443 secured

Real-VPN.com–Free VPN account for NL, DE, FR, UK, USA ip PPTP server

January 3rd, 2012 b0ddu Posted in hacks, web2 1 Comment »

free vpn serviceRealVPN is a VPN service in beta offering free VPN accounts. It is limited, so please hurry and register for this service for a free account. It has PPTP servers located in several countries. This service can be used from any kind of device – Computer ( Windows, MAC, UNIX ), Mobile ( Android, iOS).  This lets you access services like hulu, spotfiy , pandora and other websites which have country restrictions.  RealVPN allows you to use any of their servers in NL, DE, FR, UK, USA countries, so you can get local IP of that country. Even if you don’t need to access restricted content, you could still use this to generally protect your privacy while you can surf the web anonymously and securely from any public wifi location too. 

  • Go to http://www.real-vpn.com/
  • Signup for a free account – provide your user and email
  • Wait for email with confirmation with your password and port.

While you are on the site, you can scroll down to see instructions in how to setup OpenVPN and in trying to get different country ip. ( click >> beside Howto – OpenVPN (Windows) >> to unhide instructions )


Get early invite to Google+ (Google Plus) limited beta test

June 29th, 2011 b0ddu Posted in Internet, web2 No Comments »

google plus projectUnlike the discontinued Wave, Google has introduced Google+, a social network that focuses on shared experiences more than anything – more like a collection of services that have social aspects to them. Services include innovative new additions like group video chatting, group messaging, and a much easier to use interface. It constitutes of Circles , Hangouts, Sparks. The service is available today on the web.

Circles : The easiest way to share some things with college buddies, others with your parents, and almost nothing with your boss.

Hangouts :  Let friends know you’re free for a video hangout, any time, anywhere. Then catch up, watch YouTube, or… just hangout.

Sparks : A feed of just the stuff you’re really into, so when you’re free, there’s always something waiting to be watched, read, or shared.

Service is available on the web at https://plus.google.com . Watch the Interactive Tour .

Request an early invite here https://plus.google.com/up/start/?sw=1&type=st

Download the Android App for Google+ here Android market.

Google plus project preview