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Agra, India
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Founder of http://t.co/NJi363UGcM, a popular tech & how-to website since 2004. Am based in the @MughalCity, email me at amit@labnol.org

QuickTime as an iOS Screen Recorder

labnol.org — Learn how to use the free QuickTime Player as an iOS Screen Recorder and easily capture videos, including the audio, of your iPad or iPhone screen. Did you know that your Mac ships with a screencasting software that can be used for quickly recording movies of your computer screen?

How to Color Alternate Rows in Google Sheets

labnol.org — Learn how to apply alternate rows colors in Google Sheets much like the zebra stripes. You can highlight alternating columns as well. Microsoft Excel and other programs in Microsoft Office provide a handy feature called "Quick Styles" to help you quickly format a selected range as a striped table.

Use Google Sheets for Multilingual Chat

labnol.org — Break down the language barrier and have multi-lingual chats with speakers of different languages inside a simple Google Spreadsheet. You can only speak and write English so how do you converse with a person in China who writes Mandarin but doesn't understand a word of English?

Use the Amazon API to Get Product Prices

ctrlq.org — You can use the Amazon Advertising API (AWS) to fetch the current prices, item description, customer reviews, product images, quantity available and other details of any product listed on various Amazon websites. The getAmazonPrice() method takes the region (like "com" for US or "es" for Spain) and the 10-digit ASIN of any product.

10 Creative Ways to Recycle or Reuse your Old CDs and DVDs

labnol.org — What do you do with old CDs and DVDs? Instead of throwing them away, here are 10 ideas for things you can do with that discarded collection. If you have a bunch of old CDs and DVDs lying discarded around the house, here are some interesting ideas for things you can do with your collection of shiny disks.

Using ImportXML and XPath in Google Docs to Build a Web Page Monitor

labnol.org — Learn how you can use Google Docs functions like ImportXML with XPath to build a web page monitor with scraping. This will help if you want to watch shopping sites like ebay or Amazon for any changes in the product price. RSS feeds have completely changed the way we consume information on the web.

How to Restart your Android Phone in Safe Mode

labnol.org — You can restart or reboot your Android phone in Safe Mode to determine if any of your recently downloaded apps are causing the device to freeze or restart. Do you know that you can restart your Android phone in safe mode much like your Windows or Mac computers?

How to Use Bookmarklets in Chrome for Mobile

labnol.org — Learn a simple trick that allow you to use your favorite bookmarklets in Google Chrome for Android, iPhone and iPad even with the missing bookmarks toolbar. I like the Google Chrome browser on my Android and iOS devices for several reasons.

Web Scraping Flipkart Prices with PHP

ctrlq.org — The India Price Tracker tool uses web scraping to extract the prices of products listed on the Flipkart website. It uses the CURL library of PHP to fetch the HTML DOM of a Flipkart page and then uses regular expressions to extract the price and product image from the Meta tags.

A Price Tracker for Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon India

labnol.org — Online shoppers in India can monitor and compare prices on Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal from a Google Sheet and get email alerts when the prices go down. The festival season has kicked off in India and it is probably the best time to indulge yourself in online shopping.
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Oct 20, 2014

RT @deepakg: The sort of stuff that doesn't make it to the marketing material- Quicktime can now screencast off your iOS devices: labnol.org/software/quick…

Oct 20, 2014

@mhawksey Apps Script is a great way to talk to the @twitterapi - and your stuff will make it even more simple!

Oct 20, 2014

Even brands have started poking fun at Rahul Gandhi, the last Mughal. pic.twitter.com/BgDE3XpZD6

Oct 20, 2014

@ediblegarden waiting for a day when @evernote starts talking to @GoogleKeep - perfect combination.

Oct 19, 2014

RT @swgdezign: "How to Collect Email Leads from Twitter in a Google Spreadsheet" buff.ly/1wq1Uue good read

Oct 19, 2014

RT @MattCundill: Called teenager and asked where they were. "I don't know where I am. Some house." Hey lightweight. Click here. ctrlq.org/maps/where/ #fail

Oct 17, 2014

RT @lifehacker: You can use this Google Sheet as a real-time, multilingual chat translator: lifehac.kr/bf3HPjS pic.twitter.com/D9z4dArJCc



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