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Office Web Viewer Lets You View Any Office Document Online

Office Web Viewer Lets You View Any Office Document Online

April 15, 2013 at 01:21AM While Google Docs is definitely great for working on Office files online, it leaves far more to be desired when it comes to preserving the original formatting of Office documents, especially so in the case of Powerpoint presentations. On the other hand while Microsoft does allow SkyDrive users to edit and view Office documents online, it is not accessible to non-SkyDrive users. Microsoft Office Web Viewer thankfully is out just to take care of this glaring issue.Why it is handy?Office Web Viewer lets you view any Microsoft Office document on the web without having to use SkyDrive or Office Web Apps. Some nifty benefits includeEliminates the need to convert your Office files to a web friendly format. No longer is the need to save your Office documents in Google Drive despite the imminent breakage in formatting.An important advantage for Blogs and Websites is the ability to embed Office Web Viewer rig…

Previeweet For Chrome Shows Image Preview Thumbnails Over Tweets

Previeweet For Chrome Shows Image Preview Thumbnails Over Tweets

March 21, 2013 at 08:30PM Twitter lets you view images and play videos directly in the tweets, which works great and keeps you hooked to your timeline. Instagram has recently been removed from the list of services that Twitter shows directly shows you images from, but many other popular services are still supported. Previeweet is a Chrome extension that one-ups this feature in Twitter and allows you to see a thumbnail preview of tweeted images without having to open the tweets first. The thumbnail will sometimes be accompanied by a badge to show you which service it’s been shared from. Clicking the thumbnail loads the image in Twitter.Once installed, you will have to refresh your timeline for Previeweet to start showing you image thumbnails. If you don’t see them even after refreshing your timeline once, try refreshing using Ctrl+R since Twitter’s cache might be keeping the extension from loading the previews. Clicking…

Creative Dad Takes Crazy Photos of His Adorable Daughters

Creative Dad Takes Crazy Photos of His Adorable Daughters

April 17, 2013 at 01:55PM Jason Lee is a professional wedding and portrait photographer. He’s also father to Kristin and Kayla, two of the most adorable and photogenic kids on the planet.Back in November of 2006, Lee’s mother was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. With Jason’s young kids being frequently sick , it wasn’t always safe for them to be around their grandmother. So kristinandkayla blog was born.It was a way for Jason to document the lives of his daughters and share them with his mom.What makes this series standout from other creative family portraits is the time and effort put into the setup of the scene and Jason’s obvious talent for lighting.Related: 120 Cute Toddler Pictures That Are Really Adorable1. Ready for liftoff2. 101 uses for gaffers tape3. Angry Birds4. Bread winner5. Ur doing it wrong6. When push comes to shove7. Just add water8. Brush your teeth!9. Last day of school10. Just a few more minutesFor …

How To Watch Online Streaming Videos With Subtitles

How To Watch Online Streaming Videos With Subtitles

April 17, 2013 at 05:30AM Subtitles help a lot of people to watch movies or videos in foreign language. Many people practice a new language by watching videos with subtitles. Using subtitles with a video file stored on your hard disk or removable disk is not a big issue. In fact you can even watch movies with subtitles on your TV, but watching online streaming videos with subtitles can be tricky, or is it?You Tube has tons of videos in almost all the possible languages. Growing demand for subtitles led Google to implement the automatic subtitle generator in You Tube videos but these are of very poor quality. In this tutorial, I’ll show how can you watch movies and videos from sites like You Tube, Vimeo, Daily Motion or any such streaming video site:How to watch online streaming videos with subtitles:To watch an online video with subtitle, you’ll need two things:VLC Media PlayerAppropriate subtitle for the videoThis tutorial was per…

Convert Microsoft Word Documents To Audio Files using AudioDocs

Convert Microsoft Word Documents To Audio Files using AudioDocs

April 16, 2013 at 04:26PM AudioDocs is a free open source project available from the wonderful SourceForge web site. It can read the text from MS Word documents and makes it available as an audio file.This is a stand-alone app, as opposed to being a plugin for Word. Office previously contained speech to text, though it is now built right into Windows 8 and can be used with several apps.The app is extremely simple. Once launched you can browse for the file you wish to turn into speech. You then have several options for the voice you wish to record in — all are computerized, of course, so do not expect anything sounding like an audio book here. Options include David, Hazel and Zira. You can also adjust the recording rate and volume, both via slider bars on the screen. Once your choices are made then select the “Create AudioDoc” button at the bottom of the screen.As the file is created you will hear nothing, but a box will…

A More Efficient Embedding Method for YouTube Videos

A More Efficient Embedding Method for YouTube Videos

April 10, 2013 at 04:28PM The embedded YouTube video player loads several unnecessary files and increases the overall load time of your web pages. Here's a more efficient and light-weight alternative inspired by Google Plus.This story, A More Efficient Embedding Method for YouTube Videos, was originally published at Digital Inspiration on 10/04/2013 under Embed, YouTube, Internet.Related Reading:Embed YouTube Videos in both Flash and HTML5Embed YouTube Videos without the YouTube LogoHow to Embed YouTube Playlists in a WebsiteHow to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPointUse any YouTube Video as your Page Background

from Digital Inspiration Technology Blog http://www.labnol.org/internet/light-youtube-embeds/27941/