Category Archives: Technology

AlexaSkills

When I heard about Amazon Alexa, I wanted to understand more about it. So, attended a free Amazon bootcamp through hackster.io website promotion. I liked it. Based on the instructions and template, I was able to create some 3 skills … Continue reading

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USB Flash Drive Corrupted and Unreadable

I got some files from a known friend in my USB flash drive. It was working fine when the files were copied to flash drive but it failed to open when I plugged into my laptop. System threw an error … Continue reading

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Reduce Word document file size with images

I was having a requirement to prepare a word document with lot of images for a training. It had lots of screenshots which doesn’t need to be in high resolution. Without any compression, the document was more than 10MB in … Continue reading

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Anagram C#

Anagram (from Wikipedia) – An anagram is a type of word play, the result of rearranging the letters of a word or phrase to produce a new word or phrase, using all the original letters exactly once; for example, the word anagram can … Continue reading

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Cycle

Eventually all 3 major OS are having issues and customers are expect to get patches regularly. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3081424 http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/08/07/us-android-security-idUSKCN0QC00320150807 http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-mac-zero-day-flaw-hands-over-root-access-without-system-passwords/ ————– Windows mobile was running great for ~10 years (2000 to 2010), most successful version looks like from 2003. Microsoft is … Continue reading

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Delete calendar items in Outlook 2013

When I got an alert in my inbox that I am reaching the mailbox quota set by my company, I did some cleanup of my Inbox, Sent Items, cleaned deleted items, Junk, sub-folders, etc. When I checked mailbox usage size again after … Continue reading

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Rename Files in batches

I was looking for an easy option to rename all the photos in a vacation folder organized for print (collected from various devices) to a common file name so that the index print comes sorted. Windows explorer has a built-in option … Continue reading

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