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Ajay is the editor and webmaster of Techie Zone . He is also a Wordpress expert and provides Wordpress consultancy and web services. Recently he has launched his maiden start-up Qlogix Solutions. You can follow him in twitter @ajaykumarmeher
New limitations in Google Apps free edition

New limitations in Google Apps free edition

TECH NEWS Google has taken a strategic decision to reduce the number of users for free edition of Google Apps from current limit of 50 to a meager 10. However those who are existing users will continue to enjoy the 50 users limit. In my opinion this is a best move by Google as any business which needs more than 10 users must be making a good money and need to pay some amount to Google for such a nice service.

Fix for 100% CPU usage while notebook is using battery power

Fix for 100% CPU usage while notebook is using battery power

WINDOWS For quite a couple of days one of my friends had a very strange issue. When he was using his notebook in battery mode the notebook performance was very slow and CPU usage was continuously showing as 100%. As CPU was always busy at 100% every operation in the notebook was taking a hell lot of time. The friend of mine being a novice computer user, he did not have any clue about what was going on. So I came as a rescue. With my analysis of his notebook I finally could find out that the issue was happening only when the notebook was using the battery power.

Do’s and Dont’s of Social Media for Business[Infographic]

Do’s and Dont’s of Social Media for Business[Infographic]

INTERNET If you are wondering how to start your social media campaign? what to do in your social media campaign and what to avoid in your social media campaign, this infograph will definitely help you. It provides quite useful points about the usage of Social media for the business.

How to configure W3 Total cache for best performance

How to configure W3 Total cache for best performance

TUTORIALS Using a good performance optimization plugin is one of the best way to make your site faster. When we think of performance optimization plugin 2 things come to our mind e.g W3 Total cache and WP Super cache. For a week or so I have been testing both the plugins in various websites and in all my tests W3 total cache has far exceeded WP Super cache in all aspects. The Page speed and Yslow scores are higher in all my tests while using W3 total cache. Only problem with W3 total cache is that, it has huge customization option and if not done properly will result into a negative effect.

Facebook account not available

Facebook account not available

SOCIAL MEDIA Facebook seems to have a hard time maintaining the infrastructure to support it’s more than 600 millions users. So in recent time people have started facing many irregularities with Facebook. Even I have experienced a few issues on my own. Issues like the online users section shown at the left side of Facebook showing multiple times or chat windows not opening when you click on user name seems to be quite common. Moreover there are issues like messages disappearing from wall and Facebook group is a matter of concern.

Internet Explorer 9 features walkthrough

Internet Explorer 9 features walkthrough

BROWSERS Year 2011 saw a web browser revolution as almost all the web browsers had a major release. Thanks to html5 and CSS3. As the web standard saw a big overhaul, it was necessary for the software houses like Microsoft, Opera, Mozilla to give facelift to their web browsers. And now as a result we have access to better browsers like Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4 and Opera 11. We have already covered the features of Firefox 4 on the release date and IE 9 though released few days earlier to it, we are covering the feature walk through of Internet Explorer 9 now. After I tested the features myself for this post, at the end of it I started loving Internet Explorer 9.

Use robots.txt to prevent website from being ripped

Use robots.txt to prevent website from being ripped

TIPS & TRICKS We all want to prevent our websites from being ripped. If you have a unique design the desire to prevent it from being duplicated is more. So we need to have an effective way of preventing rippers from getting an exact replica of our website. There are a plethora of website ripping applications like WinHTTrack or Webreaper which have been surfacing now a days and the rippers use these applications to create website replicas. They can use the replicated dump to create an exact clone of your website.

Fonts used in the logos of popular brands

Fonts used in the logos of popular brands

WEB DESIGN A well designed logo can create a good recall value of a brand. If you look at the logos of some of the successful brands like Microsoft, Google, Yahoo all of them create a long lasting impression in our mind. Selection of proper fonts for the logo is as important as the logo design itself. Most of the time when we suffer from design block while creating a logo and we are unsure of the font to use. The following list of successful brand logos are carefully picked to give you an idea about the typefaces (fonts in layman’s understanding) the designer have selected for the logos. Some of these logos are created with free fonts where as some are based on commercial fonts.

How to use Google +1 social recommendation feature

How to use Google +1 social recommendation feature

INTERNET The Search Engine giant Google announced yesterday about a new Social recommendation features called Google +1 which is inline with the Facebook’s like button. Google claims that it is their endeavor to provide better result through human recommendation rather then completely relying on machine. With this new Google +1 feature you can now publicly recommend any search result or ads that appear in Google search result and it will be included with the search result. Google will show the number of recommendations for that search result when it will appear for any query.

7 best free Online Storage service

7 best free Online Storage service

INTERNET Online Storage service helps us in accessing our files and folders from any computer over the Internet. They make it possible by syncing our files and documents from computers to a cloud storage. So with an Internet connection we can access the latest updated file from any where in the world. With a boom in cloud computing many Online Storage service providers have come up. We need to have a clear evaluation of those services before we signup with them.

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