Make Some Photo Albums Thumbnail Bigger on Facebook

Facebook is no doubt one of the most widely used social networking website at the time of writing this post, facebook has recently added some more new feature which allows you to do little bit more with your photos in facebook photo albums either on your profile, you can bring attention on some photos by making them bigger by using the new highlight feature and another feature that will work on your photos as well as on the photos of your friend profiles on facebook allows you to simple like or comment on a photo by hovering the mouse over it.

Highlight Photos on Your Facebook Profile 

For this you will first need to login in facebook and then need to navigate to facebook photos under your profile, you will see all the photos with thumbnails and then you can click on star symbol to highlight certain photos.

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This is how you can highlight photos and then they will display a bigger thumbnail than others as shown in the image below.

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Another feature rolled out in facebook photos allows you to like your or other user facebook photos, you can simply hover the mouse to and then you can like or comment on the photo easily.

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You can simply like the photo by hovering mouse on the picture to access the option to like or comment on the photo.

Drag and Drop a Photo on Facebook Status Box to Upload

Yes, it possible now you can upload a photo on facebook with actually required to click on photo and video option and then locate the video or photo but now you can simply drag and drop a single or multiple photos on the status box to upload directly.

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Facebook has recently rolled out this new feature across most of the facebook profiles and it works both on the facebook timeline and news feed page.

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This new feature from facebook becomes really handy as it makes easy for users to upload photos on facebook and all the photos will be uploaded to Timeline Photos album which will be automatically created if it does not exist under your facebook photo albums. We tried uploading videos on facebook this way but it gave us the error saying please drag a photos here, so this feature right now only supports uploading video this way.

Please Note: While uploading photos this way you cannot select the photo albums where you want these photos to be uploaded which you are dragging and dropping in status box on facebook.

[How To] Increase Size Of New Compose Box in Gmail

New gmail compose box is really good feature which has been made available recently to all gmail users, we have already written a guide which tells you how to enable and use the new compose and reply feature in gmail.

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The new gmail compose message allows you write a new email without leaving the inbox, you can still access the new and old emails in your gmail inbox if you use the new compose message, the new gmail compose box as per some users is quite small in size and some of them wanted to increase the size of the compose window so that they can better see the new email message and other options.

Resize New Compose in Gmail

Yes, there is simple way to resize the compose box in gmail and make it larger in size so that users feel better control over the new email they are typing. In order to increase the new compose box, you will need to pop it out of the gmail interface.

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Once the compose box is popped out, you can simply resize it by dragging the corners or edges of the windows by mouse left click and drag.

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You can also set the new compose window to show in full screen by clicking the maximize button on the new compose window.

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Conclusion

This is how you can increase the size of the new compose box, we hope you like this simple but useful tip for many gmail users. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

Configure Auto Update For Adobe Flash Player

Adobe flash player is something which needs to updated on a windows computer for website as there are many websites that still run flash and apart from the support you should also update flash as every time a flash player update is pushed its done with some security and other improvements.

We have heard from many users who have seen flash player upgrade pop up message every now and then which is very annoying for many of them. In this article we will tell you how to get rid of the flash player upgrade messages for once and for all time and configure flash player to upgrade automatically.

Configure Flash Player To Auto Update Itself

Once you have the flash player installed in windows, you can configure the settings to make sure flash player gets updated automatically on its own from next time. Follow the procedure below to configure as explained below.

First type and search for flash in windows search – press windows key and type Flash in search in windows 7 or for windows 8 press windows+q and then type flash.

Please Note – we have composed this tutorial on windows 7.

Once you have found flash player, click it to change the flash player settings.

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Under flash player settings options >> Advanced tab and check the radio box option which says Allow adobe to install updates

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Bonus Tip: You Can Get Rid of Annoying Flash Upgrade Notifications

In case you don’t care about the flash automatic update, you can also specify the option which says Never check for updates – however this option is not recommended.

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Note: Automatic notification is available on all Windows platforms. To install updates, you also need to have permission to install software on your computer; that is, you need to log in as an administrator or as a user who has permission to install software.

Manual Update Flash Player

As automatic update to flash has only arrived in Flash 11.2 and after version, so in case you have older version of flash player installed, you can manually check for flash player update by following the procedure below.

Users on all supported platforms can manually check whether their installed Flash Player is the latest, most secure version. To check which version of Flash Player you are running, go to the Flash Player home page. This page runs a version test that reports your currently installed version of Flash Player and lists the latest available version for the platform. To install the latest version of Flash Player, visit the installation page.

Conclusion

This is how you can make sure that flash player is updated on your computer, as Flash Player help ensure that Flash Player works properly and may include changes to security or new product functionality. Adobe recommends that you update to the latest version of Flash Player whenever a new version is available, especially when a security update is mentioned.

[Tip] How to Make Fonts Look Smooth and Nice in Windows 7 | 8

Sometimes when we are reading PDF or Word documents on your computer or laptop at night and the light is too low or in the morning if the light is too much we may tend to realize that the font display is not according to our need. But today i have got a solution to your problem that will allow you to set the font display based on various parameters exactly according to your need using the Clear Type Text Tuner. The process is applicable for Windows 7 users.

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After you switch on your computer go to the universal search box and type cttune.exe and press enter.

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This is the screen which will open up when you will press enter after typing cttune.exe in the search box. Now when you will press Next button on the bottom right corner of the screen the below screen will open up.

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The above screen will open up and your monitor will get reset to the native resolution, now press next again at the bottom right corner of the screen and the below screen will open up.

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Now you just have to select the text that you feel is the best to read according to you and then press next button at the bottom right hand corner of the screen and then the below screen will open up.

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You will have to repeat the same process in this case also of selecting the best possible text paragraph visible to you and then press next button at the bottom right hand corner of the screen and then the below screen will open up.

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Repeat the same process of selecting the best possible text paragraph visible to you and then press next button at the bottom right hand corner of the screen and then the below screen will open up.

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And again for the one last time select the best possible text paragraph visible to you and then press next button at the bottom right hand corner of the screen and then the below screen will open up.

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As the message says you have finished tuning the text on your monitor. Now click on Finish Button and then your are done.

Conclusion

This is a very simple tip with which you can make fonts in windows look easy on eyes. If you have a related software to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this software is helpful for you.