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Web geek, found of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website.

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Amit Agarwal is a web geek, personal technology columnist and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech and how-to website.

He has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIT and has previously worked as a tech columnist for The Wall Street Journal India.

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How to Filter out Noise from your Twitter Timeline — Learn how to filter out noise on Twitter by either temporarily blocking certain people or by hiding tweets that contain particular words (like #ff, Foursquare, etc.). You follow a couple of people on Twitter who are big fans of cricket and thus, whenever there's a game happening anywhere in the world, your Twitter timeline gets flooded with tweets that are of least interest to you.

Incredible Art Made Entirely In Google Drawings — Learn how a visual artist uses the Google Drawings app inside Google Drive to create some incredible digital paintings and vector portraits. Google Drawings is a simple Microsoft Paint like diagramming application that is commonly used for creating flowcharts and diagrams inside documents and presentations on Google Drive.

How to Learn Touch Typing with Free Tools — Meet the best touch typing tutors and online games that will help you learn to type faster and also improve accuracy. All you need is a week to learn touch typing. Touch typing, or the art of typing with your 10 fingers, can do wonders to your productivity.

The Best RegEx Tools — Regular Expressions are an incredibly useful tool for searching patterns through text. Everyone can benefit as RegEx can be used in Word, Spreadsheet and more. Regular Expressions, or RegEx, are used for searching patterns in text. For instance, a RegEx like iP(hone|ad|od)s? will find mentions of any iOS device in a document.

How to Create an Apple ID for iTunes without Credit Card — Learn how to create an Apple ID for the US or UK iTunes Apps Store but without entering your credit card or PayPal information. Some apps, Google Earth for example, are available as free downloads in the iTunes Apps store but you need a UK or US based Apple ID to install them on to your iPad or Phone.

Translate Spreadsheet Cells in Google Docs with a Simple Function — Google Docs now includes some new functions to help you translate individual cells in an Excel spreadsheet from one language to another or for detecting what language is being used in a particular spreadsheet cell.

How to Create YouTube Playlists on the Fly without Logging In — Learn how to quickly create a YouTube playlist with your favorite YouTube videos but without logging into your Google Account. How do you share a collection of YouTube videos in an email newsletter or on the social media. The best option is that you create a new YouTube playlist, add all the videos and then share the link (URL) of the playlist.

How to Remove Passwords from Adobe PDF Files — Learn how to remove password protection from your PDF files with the Chrome browser and save the unprotected PDFs to your Google Drive. The bank sends me monthly credit card statements as password-protected PDF files mostly because they contain personal information.

How to Learn Vim — A list of online tutorials and resources to help you learn Vim, the favorite text editor of programmers. Vim, or Vi Improved, is an extremely powerful text editor that lets you do almost everything using keyboard shortcuts. You can replace text in a document, move or delete lines, automate edits and more without ever reaching for the mouse.

How to Track AdBlock Users to your Website with Google Analytics — You can use Google Analytics to find out how many visitors have adblock installed and thus not seeing ads on your website. Adblocking software like AdBlock Plus have become mainstream and now pose a significant threat to web businesses that are dependent on online advertisements.
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Apr 17, 2015

@MEAIndia thank you for everything and wish you good luck for your next endeavor.

Apr 17, 2015

@Anydo_Support few questions: 1. how to import tasks into @anydo 2. how to export my data out

Apr 16, 2015

RT @mims: Facebook's dominance means there is only one kind of journalism worth doing: The kind that is shared on Facebook.

Apr 15, 2015

RT @basabp: My WhatsApp was drowning in it and I didn't know what it was called. Now I know the name of the monster.…

Apr 11, 2015

@StarMoviesIndia Quick question reg. the movies you have on your YouTube channel - do you not allow websites to embed those movies?

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