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Round corners using CSS only

In Mozilla applications like Firefox, the -moz-border-radius CSS property can be used to give borders rounded corners. The radius applies also to the background even if the element has no border. Continue Reading

Three column website layout using CSS

A three-column layout for websites is a popular design because it allows space for navigation on the left, content in the middle, and some advertising and links on the right. But how do we create such a layout using CSS ? With HTML tables, it is easy, straightforward but it is the traditional method!! Continue Reading

Region code for Lite-On DVD recorder

Read on to find out how to make your Lite-On LVW-5002/5004 region Free. Continue Reading

Cyberhome CH-DVD400 region code

Read on to find out how to make your Cyberhome CH-DVD400 region Free. Continue Reading

vi – the text editor of choice

This article contains a hands-on quick reference guide to vi commands. It also includes examples where necessary. Continue Reading

Linux/Unix – List/sort files by size

Most often listing files in Linux/Unix is easy – just use the simple “ls” command and you are done but when you have to list files ordered by their size, it is a bit tricky. Continue Reading

Inkscape – Draw individual rounded corners in a square

As of now (June 2010) I am not sure if Inkscape allows rounding of individual corners of a square/rectangle. I am sharing one way of doing it that I thought maybe helpful. Continue Reading

Microsoft Excel – How to switch between absolute & relative cell references

Click in the cell containing the formula so that your cursor is in the cell reference that you would like to change to Absolute. Continue Reading

SatNav system using Bluetooth GPS receiver

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a constellation of 27 Earth-orbiting satellites (24 in operation and three extras in case one fails). The U.S. military developed and implemented this satellite network as a military navigation system, but soon opened it up for use by everyone else. Continue Reading

Setup Bluetooth GPS receiver with Tomtom Navigator on iPAQs

This guide provides help in setting up a Bluetooth GPS receiver and Tomtom Navigator on iPAQs. Continue Reading