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Monochro for Firefox fixes eye-hurting websites with its monochrome mode

Monochro for Firefox fixes eye-hurting websites with its monochrome mode

May 31, 2013 at 07:20PM If you happen to visit websites frequently that bombard you with colorful backgrounds or crazy color schemes, or custom font types and colors that irritate the hell out of you, then you may be interested in the Firefox extension Monochro as it lets you turn those modifications off for a period of time.Before I start to explain what it has to offer, I'd like to invite you to visit this page. It displays a selection of annoying background images that require JavaScript. Imagine having to read text on the site.Even regular web pages may sometimes be difficult to use, for instance for color blind people or people with bad eye sight.Monochro can remove colors, fonts or both colors and fonts from all websites you visit. What that means? Colors include text and link colors as well as any background image that is being used on sites. It does not touch other images or the information that hav…

35 Awesome Apps for Windows 8

35 Awesome Apps for Windows 8

May 31, 2013 at 03:58PM Windows 8 has many new features in the form of start screen, new Windows Explorer, new task manager and also Windows Store. Windows Store allows you to install apps similar to other mobile OS like Android, iOS or Windows Phone. You can buy apps or download free ones. If you are using Windows RT tablet, Windows Store is the only option to install new apps. Windows Store has apps listed under various categories and there are free as well as paid apps available for download.Although Windows 8 was released only some 6 months back, Windows Store still has more than 50k apps as of now. While there are quite a lot of good apps available in the store, few important ones like Facebook is missing in the store. Windows Store is continuously improving with new apps and we could soon see most of the official apps coming to Windows 8, with the metro UI has been gaining a of popularity. So today, we are covering the best Windows 8 apps availabl…

How Much Customs Duty You Have to Pay for Importing Goods into India

How Much Customs Duty You Have to Pay for Importing Goods into India

May 30, 2013 at 09:29PM You have to pay taxes for importing goods from a foreign country into India. See the tariff chart to know how much customs duty you may have to pay for your online purchases.This story, How Much Customs Duty You Have to Pay for Importing Goods into India, was originally published at Digital Inspiration on 30/05/2013 under Shopping, India.

from Digital Inspiration Technology Blog http://www.labnol.org/india/custom-import-duties/19306/

Flipbeets Is A Region & Topic-Based Magazine-Style News Reader For Web

Flipbeets Is A Region & Topic-Based Magazine-Style News Reader For Web

May 30, 2013 at 08:00PM Filtering out relevant news items from an overflowing feed can sometimes be quite frustrating. If you’re the type who likes to keep things tidy and organized, you could give Flipbeets a shot at assorting your news. Relying on specialists in a dozen countries, this self-described global news aggregator curates news and information articles from some of the most popular sites on the web. Specially designed for fly-by readers, the website features ready-made categories of topics, and makes discovering new content and sharing it on social media a breeze. Precision and concision rhyme well on Flipbeets.You can take a quick peek at Flipbeets via the link provided at the end of the post. The website brings a neat, Pinterest-esque sense to news aggregation. Along the top edge, you have drop-down menus where you can select different categories of news feeds, and also zone in on region-specific …

How To Enable, Disable & Use The New Gmail Tabbed Inbox

How To Enable, Disable & Use The New Gmail Tabbed Inbox

May 31, 2013 at 06:39PM Gmail is rolling out a tabbed inbox for its users and if your initial reaction to this is panic, then you’ll happy to know that the new interface is opt-in, and should Google decide to make the change permanent for everyone, you don’t have to worry because it’s awesome once you start using it, and will still be able to choose one of the older views if you want. The new tabs act as filters for the messages already in your inbox. Messages can be moved from one tab to the other, and Gmail can be told to treat all future emails from that address the same way. At present, you’re limited to the tabs that are available by default i.e. you can’t create and name your own tabs, but we’re hoping Gmail will allow users to customize that in the future.To enable the tabbed view for your Gmail inbox, click the cog wheel button and choose the ‘Configure inbox’ option. If you don’t see that option there yet, fret not…