How to use google drive?

Google drive has officially arrived and many of you thinking that what exactly this google drive is? and how is it useful for me?

If you have google account , you would get 5 GB of free space instantly after signing in.and if you want more you can upgrade to 25 GB for less than $2.50 a month We have discussed many free cloud storage on this blog but Google drive is different from all of them.



1.Google drive has capability of opening different file types whether its program is installed in your computer or not.For eg if you want to open Microsoft Word 2007 doc file and you do not have office installed at your home computer, you can use google drive to open it , read it and even save it.

2.Google is famous for its search and it provides powerful search to its drive platform.Moreover , due to its Optical character recognition  technique it can even read text from images and search them for you.

3.Making Attachment easier : Suppose you wanna send attachment to your friends. You can easily do it using google drive link. Even you can update your attachment after sending it to your friends which was not possible with existing attachments.

4.You and your friends can post comments on the file you share on google drive. Its just like a virtual discussion forum about a file or document.

5.You can undo changes till 30 days : It gives us extraordinary capability to undo changes we did before 30 days. Sometime we edit some file and document and later realize that we did some mistake. With the help of google drive you can undo it with ease.Google drive creates new file whenever we edit our file, that way we can recover our old file from previously saved versions.

How to use it ?

You need to download client software(googledrivesync) of google drive into your computer.

Your computer should be connected before you run googledrivesync.It will take around 2 to 3 minutes according to speed of your connection.

Once installed , client software would ask you to sign in , just give your user name and password and click sign in.

It would create google drive folder into your computer which would help you to sync your files to the cloud.

You can drag and drop any file into this folder and set permissions with the help of client software.

How to Convert any webpage into pdf format?

PDF( Portable Document Format) is very useful way of saving docs because once saved, format and font of document remains same for any platform or machine such as computer, Tablet PC or even Mobiles.Moreover, it is very common and popular format. Most of the professionals like to save there documents only in this format .

Even though, many tools and extensions are available to convert any document or webpage into pdf but with help of google chrome you can save web page into pdf format at free of cost.

How to do it?

Step 1. Open any web page in your chrome browser

Step 2. Now, give print command (Ctrl + P)

Step 3. Next, change destination to Save as PDF .

Step 4. Click on Save

What about my email attachments?

Yes , if you have gmail account , please click on view option given with attachment and then click print command.

I hope that helps!

How to install ruby on rails on windows?

Installing ruby and rails is not as easy on windows as it is on Mac or at Ubuntu, but things are changing now. You can install and create rails applications on a fly with existing tools for windows.In this post we will see how to install ROR in a step by step procedure :

How to transfer contacts from android to android ?

If you have two phones both having a Android Operating system , then it is very easy for you to transfer contacts using Bluetooth.It is two step process :

1. First of all enable Bluetooth of  both phones and pair them using instruction given below :

Click Application --> settings --> Wireless and Networks --> Bluetooth Settings -->

In Bluetooth Settings menu you need to do three things :

a.Turn on Bluetooth Tick Mark

b.Make Device Visible

c.Search for the devices

2. Send all contacts to connected phone using Bluetooth :

Click center button --> Phone --> Contacts -->Bottom Left button -->

a. More --> Settings --> Send Contact -->Next -->Enable Send all Name cards

b. Import/Export -->Send Name card Via --> Bluetooth

That't it, congratulations you contacts would be successfully transferred to your paired mobile.

I hope that helped!

Free Tools for Windows PC

Camstudio :

CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs).

Download camstudio


Free screen sharing software and remote access solutions.

Dexpot :

With Dexpot you may have separate virtual desktops for different applications. One desktop might feature applications for graphic design, for example, and another might feature your business applications. Switch between virtual desktops in order to keep track of your open windows. Using Dexpot, you'll considerably increase your workflow.


Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.Screenleep


KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish). Rekuwa

Rocket Dock

RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock. Now with added Taskbar support your minimized windows can appear as icons on the dock. This allows for better productivity and accessibility.


XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, and Windows. Created in 2003 by a group of like minded programmers, XBMC is a non-profit project run and developed by volunteers located around the world. More than 50 software developers have contributed to XBMC, and 100-plus translators have worked to expand its reach, making it available in more than 30 languages.