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Amit Agarwal on Blogging in India and Apple’s iPad

Amit Agarwal’s Digital Inspiration covers all things technology, attracting an average of more than 3 million page views a month. He tweets and writes a personal technology column for the Hindustan Times. Mr. Agarwal, based in Agra, answered a few questions on his blogging career ...

Set Up Custom, Automated Out-of-Office Replies for Your Twitter

By Amit Agarwal

An automated out-of-office reply can take care of that, and Amit Agarwal of Labnol shows you how to do it. Agarwal has created a Google Script that uses Google Spreadsheets and Twitter's API, so you won't have to hand over your credentials to any third-party app or service. The ...

I'm Amit Agarwal, and This Is How I Work

For almost a decade now, Amit Agarwal has been writing at Digital Inspiration, coming up with guides and hacks to make life easier with the right tech. He's developed plenty of cool scripts and apps, and even managed to find the time to author a book. We caught up with the one-man ...

Apple No Longer Saying Maps Are 'Most Powerful Ever'

On Saturday, Amit Agarwal, a personal technology columnist for WSJ India discovered evidence that Apple had updated its description of Maps after the app’s faults caused an online uproar and prompted a rare apology from CEO Tim Cook. Agarwal noted that Apple’s website had ...

Get Firefox's Case-Sensitive Search in Chrome

Amit Agarwal at Digital Inspiration shares a simple bookmarklet for case-sensitive searching. Just drag it to your menubar, click it, and type in what you're looking for. You might not need to use it all that often, but it's nice to not have to open up a different browser when you do. ...

How to Link to a Specific Paragraph or Slide in a Google Document

Amit Agarwal over at Digital Inspiration shared these methods of linking to specific paragraphs and slides in a Google document or presentation. In Google Docs, you'll need to create a bookmark at the paragraph you want to share first: Open your document and scroll down to the paragraph ...

Apple admits they don't have 'the most powerful mapping service ever' after CEO posts apology letter...

The second sentence of the new description- pointed out by Amit Agarwal on his blog, Digital Inspiration - focuses instead on the technology that they originally hoped would take the smart phone world by storm, writing: 'All in a beautiful vector-based interface that scales and zooms ...

Find the Postal Address of Any Location with Google Maps

Friend of Lifehacker and Digital Inspiration blogger Amit Agarwal created a webapp to tackle this duty a while back, but turns out this feature has been helpfully baked right into Google Maps if you know where to look...

Unlock a Game Hidden in Chrome on Android or PC

Amit Agarwal wrote about the game at Digital Inspiration when a tipster mentioned the discovery, and it's actually pretty fun! When you reach the "Unable to connect to Internet" screen in your Chrome browser, just hit the space bar to start the game and use the space bar to jump over ...

Find and Remove Twitter "Egg" Followers with This Google Script

As explained by the script's creator, Amit Agarwal at Digital Inspiration, explains, they're called "egg" followers because the default Twitter account image is an egg with a colored background. In fact, that's how the script searches for them. It looks at the URL of each of your ...

Manage Persistent Facebook Friending Folk with Your Restricted List

Amit Agarwal at tech blog Digital Inspiration has a simple solution for that annoying guy that thinks you just haven't seen his repeated friend requests. Go ahead and add them so they can sleep in peace knowing you've acknowledged their existence, and then make your way to their profile ...

Save Google Voicemails to Your Google Drive with a Script

Amit Agarwal over at Digital Inspiration shares a handy script that wil automate the process for you. You can either use the code yourself or install his app. Each time you get a Google Voice message, the app tags the message as an MP3 and saves the audio into a Google Voice folder in ...

The Official Google AdSense Toolbar for Chrome is Available

Amit Agarwal is a personal technology columnist and founder of Digital Inspiration, one of the most widely read tech and how-to blogs in the world.. read more » An award-winning technology site with how-to guides, tips and video tutorials on all things related to personal technology...

India pursues Web giants over obscene content

Indian technology writer Amit Agarwal, who writes the Digital Inspiration blog, said the government's demands and the criminal prosecution could have a chilling effect on Indian Internet usage. "It looks almost impossible to monitor content on such a large scale," he told AFP. "And ...

Use Facebook on your Mobile Without Internet or a Data Plan

Amit Agarwal is a personal technology columnist and founder of Digital Inspiration, one of the most widely read tech and how-to blogs in the world.. read more » An award-winning technology site with how-to guides, tips and video tutorials on all things related to personal technology...

Wikipedia Encyclopedia as a Printed Book

Amit Agarwal is a web geek and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website since 2004. He loves building web apps and has also written for the Wall Street Journal & Lifehacker. Sign-up for the email newsletter for your daily dose of tech tips & tutorials. Email: ...

How to do Everything with Google Photos

Amit Agarwal is a web geek and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website since 2004. He loves building web apps and has also written for the Wall Street Journal & Lifehacker. Sign-up for the email newsletter for your daily dose of tech tips & tutorials. Email: ...

Twitter releases new directory

However, Amit Agarwal, of Digital Inspiration, provides an easy solution for those interested in checking if their names have been added to the list. Type the following query on Google Search: site:twitter.com/i/directory/profiles "your name". Social media marketing platform SocialAppsHQ ...

Use Google Sheets as a Multilingual Chat Translator

Over at the tech blog Digital Inspiration, Amit Agarwal created a Google Sheet that's powered by Google Scripts, and translates all language pairs that are supported by Google Translate in real-time. This means that once you save a copy of the Google Sheet to your own Google Drive, you ...

India pursues web giants over obscene content

Indian technology writer Amit Agarwal, who writes the Digital Inspiration blog, said the government’s demands and the criminal prosecution could have a chilling effect on Indian Internet usage. "It looks almost impossible to monitor content on such a large scale," he told AFP. "And ...