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Shobhit Prabhakar’s weblog on Technology, Web designing, Programming, Photography and other stuff.

Recently ICANN changed the rules for grace deletions of new domains. For every domain registered, Domain Registrars pay a $0.20 fee to ICANN. Previously, this fee was refunded to us if the domain was grace deleted in the 5 day window. However, ICANN will now charge the fee even if the domain is deleted. This  […]

 Google is conducting comprehensive(online and offline) market research. Virtually every net user uses Google services daily, And Google has major impact on today’s Internet trends and online user experience. Google would pay the participants money for their time and valuable remarks. You can read more and join Google User Experience Research at: https://survey.google.com/wix/p0822776.aspx And you can […]

Today I noticed that Google’s old(Capitol letter G with colored border) favicon has been replaced with a new simple lowercase ‘g’  in blue color with some gray gradiant.  Google has recently updated its Google Reader favicon, and now its turn for its main favicon.   It looks like Google is doing a whole brand identity update. 🙂

eBay and PayPal claim to be the best e-commerce service providers online, But in-fact there stupid policies and useless fraud detection system causes trouble only to the genuine buyers and sellers. The fraudsters easily bait the buyers and run aways with the money, while the genuine users get there accounts under unprofessional scrutiny for no […]

While usual wandering around on eBay Auctions today, I found this humours Power Seller [ 1judyann ]. Impressed with her unique listings style I was inspired enough to bid on one of those stop smoking thingies she has listed on eBay(Although I am not going to quit that marvelous hobby that easily). For example, here is an […]

After a twenty hour sleepless exhausting data recovery attempt, I’ve recoverd most of my data from the HDD with currupt MFT. I must thank [email protected] File Recovery for making such a wonderful software. Now, I’ve to manage the recovered data and put it in place, as the recovered data has been put in alternate locations. I would […]

It is a quick update that my main HardDisk (SeaGate 500 GB SATA HDD) just crashed after I installed my new graphic card(nVidia GeForce 8400 GS) in the my PC. The MFT(Master File Table) on the Data Partition has been corrupted so windows can not read or write to the disk. This happened after I […]

Microsoft Windows Products History

It is quite interesting to learn about the development timeline of a vast project which changed the way most of the desktop user now work on their computers. You can download the complete timeline in graphical view from: http://www.levenez.com/windows/windows_a4.pdf Many longtime PC users trace the Microsoft Windows® operating system to the 1990 release of Windows […]

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