Posts under ‘General’

Loving the Penguin

Windows XP has been replaced by Ubuntu Linux as my choice of primary operating system. I have been using it for the last three months and the experience has been amazing. The startup/shutdown happens in an instant, the machine is more responsive and it’s a good feeling to know that you are using open source […]

Removing individual entries from the auto-complete list

Have you ever typed out something wrong in the Google search form and, every time you search for something similar, that wrong term frustratingly comes up in the autocomplete list? Well, it’s very easy to clear the autocomplete list by clearing the browser cache of saved form and search history. But, what if you wanted […]

Going offline for a few months

As you can see, the last months witnessed a decrease in posting activity here at Tech TitBits. It was because I was extremely busy preparing for my IIT entrance examinations. For the same reason, I won’t be able to post articles here for some time from now. I’ll be probably back in April, so you’ll […]

The activities of an “in-the-wild” malware

Today, out of boredom, I decided to check the kind of spam I receive in my Gmail inbox. Since all the spam emails had the the same kind of spammy-attractive titles, I decided to check the first one, succulently titled “Video Paris Hilton Nude !”. The email had a conspicuous hyperlink with an H1 anchor […]

Hello World!

The purpose of this blog is to present some useful technology titbits (and maybe other stuff too) that I’ve either learned on my own or from somewhere else. Hopefully this will help someone out there with a problem. For those of you who thought this was about the “Hello world” program, don’t be disappointed. Here […]