The Soft Geek

Hi guys!

I recently became a member of! Phew! At Last!

Now, to save you all from the tiring waitin and checking regularly for open regidtrations, i am giving demonoid invitation codes to all those who want it! Yes, all of you.

What you have to do is just email me at “thedawnisback[@]gmail[dot]com.” In your cintent write your name or anything or just leave it blank.

You can also comment here to have one code! Please post your email address in the comment body so that i can send you the code. [please be careful, if u do both(email and comment) you will only receive one code from my side]

This offer is valid till i live… so no need to hurry…

Please wait for some time because doesn’t allow invitation codes to be produced in unlimited numbers at one go.


This one is too simple, the only thing is you should know elementry HTML.

If you don’t know HTML, go to and learn it there, great teaching they provide, really great!

The first thing that should strike your mind while seeing the web page of basic mission 1 should be, ‘what must be the HTML source for making this web page?’ That’s it, you have got the point. Right click anywhere on the page and select “view page source” (or related). If thats not what you want to do, go to “View|Page Source”. Scroll down till you see the written password for that level. It is…

Now you have to type that thing in the space provided and the mission is over. Hop to next challenge!

Feedreader 3 is a fantastic RSS reader that automatically downloads all your RSS and Atom feeds for you.

Its minimalist interface design devotes most of the screen space to feed listings. There are only menus and no toolbar buttons. Beneath this interface there are some powerful features. For instance, a feature called Smartfeeds lets users find RSS feeds on the web by entering keywords that relate to the feed. to access this go to ‘File|New|Smartfeed’ or hit [Shift]+[F3]. Then create a rule for the feedby clicking on the drop-list boxes. Normal feeds can also be converted to Smartfeeds. The intelliupdate feature uses an algorithm to recognize and learn the update frequency of each feed, and trigger it when needed. Useful, since websites update feeds at different intervals; intelliupdate will ensure that your dowbloaded feeds are always the latest ones. In fact, it downloads feeds in the background as you work and youget Outlook-style pop-up alerts when a new feed arrives.

As a bonus, Feedreader can also download enclosures and podcasts that are attactched to the articles. it allows you to tag all articles and his helps in organizing them. feedreader is such a complex little program that it occupies a small memory footprint of just 4 MB. This little program is absolutely free!

Ratings (out of 5):
Ease of use : 4
Features : 5
Performance : 4
Overall Rating : 4

[Download Here]

This is fairly simple. Most of you must know it, but let this be for the ones who don’t.

Guys each browser has its own user agent. The user agent is set to a particular value as default, like the user agent of firefox is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009011913 Firefox/3.0.6.

Some websites need to check what browser are you using to display web pages correctly, because each browser has different ways of reading and displaying HTML, CSS, PHP, etc. This happens especially in Mozilla add-ons website. If you are using Firefox while surfing that site, the will display “Add to Firefox” to install an add-on, it won’t download it. But if its other browser, then it will display “Download” and you can save it on your local hard drive.

Microsoft Update also checks whether you are using IE or not while updating. This might annoys many of us.

Here is the way to tackle this problem and run update in Firefox:

1. Use this add-on. Its called IE Tab. There is an option in the context menu when you right-click, which says “View this page in IE Tab”. Open windows update site in firefox and just right-click and click on this option. Your work is done.

Hey guys!

I recently came across a user script which removes the annoying ad features in Gmail.
On the other hand, it makes your message view wider.

Its a javascript. So you need a javascript enabled browser (i recommend firefox).

Here are the steps:

1. Get Firefox, if you don’t have from here.
2. Install Greasemonkey add-on from here.
3. Go here to install the script.
4. Open your inbox and enjoy the clear view (without ads).

Below is the script, if you want it.
var widerGmailMessageViewTargetCSSRule;

function(evt) {
if ( == “T1HY1 XoqCub MMcQxe”) {
var column = document.evaluate(“.//td[@class=’tELAdc’ and position()=3]”,, null, XPathResult.ANY_UNORDERED_NODE_TYPE, null).singleNodeValue;
if (column) {
var subjectline = document.evaluate(“.//h1[@class=’YfMhcb’]”,, null, XPathResult.ANY_UNORDERED_NODE_TYPE, null).singleNodeValue;
var linksdiv = document.evaluate(“.//div[@class=’yMuNaf’]”,, null, XPathResult.ANY_UNORDERED_NODE_TYPE, null).singleNodeValue;
subjectline.parentNode.insertBefore(linksdiv, subjectline);
column = document.evaluate(“.//td[@class=’tELAdc’ and position()=2]”,, null, XPathResult.ANY_UNORDERED_NODE_TYPE, null).singleNodeValue;
for (var i = 0; i < document.styleSheets.length && !widerGmailMessageViewTargetCSSRule; i++) {
for (var j = 0; j < document.styleSheets[i].cssRules.length && !widerGmailMessageViewTargetCSSRule; j++) {
if (document.styleSheets[i].cssRules[j].selectorText == “.OZly4d”) {
widerGmailMessageViewTargetCSSRule = document.styleSheets[i].cssRules[j];
} = “padding-top: 0; float: right; padding-right: 1ex;”
}, false);


Note: Listen non-firefox users (or users with no user script manager add-ons available)-You may not be able to hide the ads, and if you manage to, please let me know how.

It looks like Microsoft wants to make the browser war a bit more interesting by coming up with something that will be much more bigger and better than the current web browsers in the market.

Microsoft Gazelle, a new web browser project by Microsoft was recently brought into the spotlight on Microsoft Research.

According to the information provided by Microsoft, this web browser will be more like an Operating System with many new features that you won’t find in Firefox, Chrome or even in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.

Ofcourse, this will be greatly increasing the perfomace and security – in other words, can come up as the safest web browser of the world.

There is no information on its release or any other details as this project is still under works. But I’m sure, Microsoft will soon reveal more about it as time passes.

{Via Sizlopedia}
{Microsoft Gazelle: A New Web Browser in Works}

When I want to search for images, the first place to look for that comes to my mind is Google Image Search. It does lack a few features, but I still use it for all my image-searching needs.

To get a direct link for any image in Google Image Search, you have to first click the image and get the direct link from the website page where that image belongs to. But thanks to a Greasemonkey script, getting a direct link is much easier now.

Google Direct Image Links is a Greasemonkey script that adds a link to the direct URL of the image above every search result in Google Image Search.

This is a very useful script for people (like me) who use Google Image Search very often. No need to open the image page first just to get the direct link. You can copy it directly from the results page.

Download the script from the link given below.

Download Google Direct Image Links script

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