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'Anil' Radhakrishna enjoys working with Microsoft tools & technologies and believes that the Web validates his existence. He writes quite regularly about his little discoveries and technical experiments on his blog called Tech Tips, Tricks & Trivia.

Twitter - @mvark


Oct
8
comment How can I prevent the Google Maps Country Redirect?
@pnuts I was able to switch from google.com/maps to google.co.in/maps but once I switched, there is no link to revert back to google.com/maps. Clearing cookies will probably set the default again to google.com/maps
Oct
8
comment How can I prevent the Google Maps Country Redirect?
@pnuts yes, for some places the maps may be shown differently. For example, check the boundaries of the top most part of India in the maps from two country specific Google Maps sites - google.com/maps/@17.4123487,78.4080455,4z & google.co.in/maps/@17.4123487,78.4080455,4z
Sep
5
comment Mobile version of Outlook.com not working properly on my Android
m.mail.live.com opens a sign-in page on the desktop browser that is different than the normal page i.e. it doesn't have an image on the left of the login form that . It however opened up the full version after logging in. So there currently doesn't seem to be a mobile friendly version of Outlook.com similar to Google's m.gmail.com
Aug
27
comment Bing search for exact phrase containing “@”
Because there are choices and Google isn't what it used to be mvark.blogspot.in/2014/08/big-fat-google.html
May
24
comment Why is ReCaptcha sometimes really easy and sometimes really hard?
Related: mvark.blogspot.in/2014/05/…
Apr
11
comment List YouTube videos using criteria
Are you looking for a web app that will let you query by custom filters? I doubt if such a web app exists. However, this is achievable by writing your own program using the YouTube API - developers.google.com/youtube/2.0/…
Mar
17
comment Downloading auto-generated YouTube transcriptions
Looks like the subtitles can be fetched only if captions are manually transcribed i.e. not automatically generated. The video link you shared has only automatic captions.
Mar
17
comment How do I download subtitles from a YouTube video?
The new URL is youtube.com/api/timedtext?lang={LANG}&v={VIDEOID}
Mar
17
comment Downloading auto-generated YouTube transcriptions
Try youtube.com/api/timedtext?lang={LANG}&v={VIDEOID}
Feb
1
comment How to open Google Cached version of a URL
There is a bookmarklet here - moz.com/blog/30-seo-bookmarklets-to-save-you-time called "GG Text Cache" that can be used to avoid typing out the query each time. Once you've accessed the original URL click on the bookmarklet and it will run the cache:url query with the URL inserted & redirect you to the cached page.
Jan
7
comment Can I send an email that will reach a Twitter account?
I wish too that Twitter supported such a scenario, but I don't think posting to someone else's Twitter account is possible without an account as Twitter & the recipient will not know who sent the message. The email sent from would need to be validated and it would also change the rules of their game.
Nov
28
comment What bookmarklet converts Google search into YouTube search?
@jeromy-anglim I've updated my answer with the link & code for the bookmarklet
Sep
28
comment Google Chrome shows “Get @username's tweets emailed to you” and Mozilla doesn’t
I don't see that message in Chrome either. It could be random or country specific. Do you still see it?
Sep
14
comment How can I be certain that a URL-shortened link I click isn't going to send me to a dangerous or unwanted site?
URLs converted by Twitter's link service are checked against a list of potentially dangerous sites, and when there's a match, users will be warned before they continue - according to this link support.twitter.com/articles/78124-how-to-shorten-links-urls
Sep
14
comment Click statistics with Twitter's t.co URL shortener?
Does your answer pertain to regular t.co links that you see in your timeline or Promoted tweets? I did not find any Analytics link after I logged into ads.twitter.com for the first time.
Sep
2
comment Collaborative real-time edition of HTML code, with live preview?
Yes, in both online editors, each edit creates a new version represented by a number increment (ex: jsbin.com/ogumu3/2/) and I think this is nice feature as it preserves changes. To view the latest you just have to change the number at the end. You could probably use these withe co-browsing option of Twiddla - twiddla.com/home.aspx
Aug
24
comment How can I make YouTube always select 240p?
Try YouTube "Feather" Beta youtube.com/feather_beta "This is an opt-in beta for "Feather" support on YouTube. The "Feather" project is intended to serve YouTube video watch pages with the lowest latency possible. It achieves this by severely limiting the features available to the viewer and making use of advanced web techniques for reducing the total amount of bytes downloaded by the browser. It is a work in progress and may not work for all videos."
Aug
13
comment Is there any web-app to monitor my internet usage?
+1. As of August 2013, Google Toolbar is only available for Internet Explorer. If you're using Chrome, all of the features of Google Toolbar are built into it.
Apr
28
comment Display multiple Trending Topics at the same time
I built a mashup that shows Twitter trending topics for worldwide locations using their API, though not side by side & all at the same time. Check it out - applab.azurewebsites.net/trends.aspx
Feb
6
comment How to get the Google search history of myself
You can get this information only if you were logged in with your Google Account while you searched.