Search like a Boss with Firefox

Firefox aids your searches by auto-filling suggested sites based on your bookmarks and browsing history below your search bar.This can be an overwhelming form of assistance particularly if you have many bookmarks and a voluminous browsing history. Fortunately, you can refine this search using the following modifiers

^ for matches in your browsing history
* for matches in your bookmarks
+ for matches in pages you’ve tagged
% for matches in your currently open tabs
~ for matches in pages you’ve typed
# for matches in page titles
@ for matches in web addresses (URLs).

Syntax: <keyword> <space> <modifiers>

Note: You can also use multiple modifiers(with space in between) in same search itself.

Tricks on Google

  • Type “Atari Breakout” in Google Image.
  • Use Google as a Timer. “Set Timer for 19.00″
  • Type “Zerg Rush”,”Tilt”,”do a barrel roll” and “google gravity” and hit the search or feeling lucky button and check what happens.
  • Search for “Google in 1998″, this will take you to the old version of google.
  • Type ‘graph for sin(x)+cos(x)” and check . this will work for all trignometric functions.
  • Find “sunrise and sunset time”
  • Ue google as calculator, tip calculator,currency converter,distance finder and also get details about flight timings.
  • Search for recursion and end up in recursive searches.
  • Try “Solve Circle/Square” or any other shapes and google will help you to solve any Geometric problems

Windows Tricks : Make your Keyboard Light Dance

  • Open Notepad.
  • Paste the below code,

Set wshShell =wscript.CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)
wscript.sleep 100
wshshell.sendkeys “{CAPSLOCK}”
wshshell.sendkeys “{NUMLOCK}”
wshshell.sendkeys “{SCROLLLOCK}”

  • Save the file with .vbs extension and close.
  • Now, Open the file and experience the amazing dancing light effect.

Windows Tricks: Make your PC speak

  • Open a Notepad.
  • Paste the following ,


Dim message, sapi
message=InputBox(“What do you want me to say?”,”ATT Text To Speak”)
Set sapi=CreateObject(“sapi.spvoice”)
sapi.Speak message


  • Save the file with .vbs extension and close
  • Open the same file.
  • Type some sentence in the dialog box that appears. Now Click ok.
  • Your Computer will Read it.

Configuring Xampp to host Python sites

  • Go to your xampp directory.
  • Then go to apache->conf folder.
  • There you can see httpd.conf file.Open it and look for,

“AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl .asp”

  • and add “.py” to it.
  • Now write a python program and place it htdocs folder.
  • Go to your browser and go the file in the localhost.

Eg python program is as follows,

import cgitb
print (“Status: 200 OK\n”)
print (“<p><h1>It Works!</h1></p><h2><i>It Again Works!</i></h2>”)