Monday, February 25, 2008
Google reader is popular for its keyboard shortcuts. According to The Official Google Blog "j" key is the most popular key. This is used to move to the next item. You can find a list of popular Google Reader keyboard Shortcut keys here. A complete list of keyboard shortcut is available here. However, the best keystroke is "?". This is "/" key with shift key pressed. This provides help on all other keyboard shortcuts.
Friday, February 22, 2008
Comparison of Intel Processors for Desktop
|Intel® Core™2 Extreme Processor||Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9550||Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8500||Pentium® Dual-Core Processor||Pentium® 4 Processor|
|Architecture||45 nm technology||45 nm technology||45 nm technology||65 nm technology||90 nm technology|
|L2 Cache||12 MB||12M||6M||1 MB||1M|
|Clock Speed||3.20 GHz||2.83 GHz||3.16 GHz||2.2 GHz||2.80A GHz|
|Front Side Bus Speed||1600 MHz||1333 MHz||1333 MHz||800 MHz||533 MHz|
|Chipset||E5400||G33 Express Chipset||G31 Express Chipset||N/A||865GV / 910GL|
Comparison of Intel Processors for Laptop
|------------------------------------ Intel Centrino ----------------------------------------------||Centrino vPro|
|CPU number sequence||L7000/T7000/U7000||T5000; L7000/T7000/U7000||T2000/U2000||T1000/U1000||U2000||L7000/T7000/U7000|
|Processor||Intel® Core™2 Duo||Intel® Core™2 Duo||Intel® Core™2 Duo||Intel® Core™ Solo||Intel® Core™ Solo||Intel® Core™2 Duo|
|Number of cores||2||2||2||1||1||2|
|Clock speed||up to 2.4 GHz||up to 2.33 GHz||up to 2.33 GHz||up to 1.83 GHz||up to 1.2 GHz||up to 2.6 GHz|
|L2 cache||up to 4 MB||2/4 MB||2 MB||2 MB||1 MB||up to 4 MB|
|Front side bus||Up to 800 MHz||533/667 MHz||533/667 MHz||533/667 MHz||533 MHz||800 MHz|
|Memory support (DDR2)||up to 667 MHz||up to 667 MHz||up to 667 MHz||up to 667 MHz||up to 533 MHz||up to 667 MHz|
|Chipset||Intel® 965 or 945 Express Chipset||Intel® 945 Express Chipset||Intel® 945 Express Chipset||Intel® 945 Express Chipset||Intel® 945 Express Chipset||Intel® 965 Express Chipset|
|Wireless communications||Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N or Intel® PRO/Wireless||Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N or Intel® PRO/Wireless||Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N or Intel® PRO/Wireless||Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N or Intel® PRO/Wireless||Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N or Intel® PRO/Wireless||Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N or AG|
|Wired communications||Intel® 82566MM GB||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Intel® 82566MM GB|
Monday, February 18, 2008
While using windows XP, I was facing a problem. I was working on a multilingual web site. we were showing tool tips to help user to understand what a particular button will do or where a link points. The tool tips were working fine for language which uses English language characters. But in case of other characters (read unicode) such as Chinese or Arabic, it showed small boxes instead of letters.
I had to do lot of research on the internet (googling is my first habit) and here is what I found:
To set your tooltip font to be able to display Unicode characters:
Right click on the desktop, pick Properties -> Appearance -> Advanced ->Item: ToolTip, then set the font to Arial Unicode MS or other large font.
This will show unicode characters in the tool tip.
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