Install Google Chrome From Dev or Beta Channel

If you are an advanced user, then you might want to try the new features of your favorite Google Chrome browser before those features make it to the stable final release.

Download ( Windows ): Dev Channel | Beta Channel  |  Canary Build  |  Stable Channel (Latest Usable Release)

Enable The Hidden “Golden Icon” In Google Chrome

This golden icon is from the Canary build (this icon used to be Yellow in the past) and this icon is stored in the executable file for the regular version of Google Chrome too

  • In order to enable the Golden Google Chrome Logo, you need to install Google Chrome from the dev channel.
  • After installing the Google Chrome browser for the Dev channel, right click on it’s icon in the Desktop to get to it’s properties.
  • Now, click on the Shortcut tab in theProperties dialog box. In this tab you will find a button called “Change Icon“. Click on that button.
  • This will bring up a new dialog box with a set of available Google Chrome icons. Here you can find the Golden icon! Just select it and click on ok.

February 29th

A leap year in the Gregorian calendar includes an extra day at the end of February. A leap year consists of 366 days, whereas other years, called common years, have 365 days. The extra day,February 29 is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian calendar.

Why are Leap Years Needed ?

Leap years are needed to keep our calendar in alignment with the earth’s revolutions around the sun. The next leap year will occur in 2012.


Chrome App For Using Gmail Offline

The new app – called the Offline Google Mail – is based on the Gmail web apps for tablets. It uses HTML5 technologies to store your emails locally. This ensures that you can read emails, organize them or respond to them even when there is no internet connection available.

As mentioned before, this is available only on Google Chrome (or Chromium). It is not yet available for other browsers like Firefox, IE etc.

To start using Offline Google Mail, you have to install the app from the Chrome Web Store. Click on the link below.

Install Offline Google Mail

Display Run Command in Windows 7 Start Menu

  • Right click on “Start” button and select “Properties”.  ”Taskbar and Start Menu” properties window will open. Click on the “Customize” button.
  • In the Customize Start menu box, scroll down to Run option. Check the box next to Run command. Press OK.
  • That’s it. Now click on Start button and you’ll find Run in the folder area.

Remove Power Button Options in Windows 7

  • In the Start menu search box type gpedit.msc and press Enter.
  • In the Local group policy editor, go to User Configuration –> Administrative Templates –> Start Menu and Taskbar in the left.
  • On right click on Remove and prevent access to the Shut down, Restart, Sleep and Hibernate commands. Click Edit.
  • Now choose the Enabled option and click the OK button.
  • Now you are Done !