To help new AWS customers get started in the cloud, AWS is introducing a new free usage tier. Beginning November 1, new AWS customers will be able to run a free Amazon EC2 Micro Instance for a year, while also leveraging a new free usage tier for Amazon S3, Amazon Elastic Block Store, Amazon Elastic Load Balancing, and AWS data transfer. AWS’s free usage tier can be used for anything you want to run in the cloud: launch new applications, test existing applications in the cloud, or simply gain hands-on experience with AWS.
Earthquake and Pakistan, a marriage made in heaven .read more
Twitter surprises us again with another new FLAW .
I have been using Digg in the past few months quite regularly. But my account was registered way back. Since, I rely on Twitter for getting some traffic, I seldom use Digg. But that doesn’t mean Digg doesn’t have its uses. From a blogger, forum user perspective Digg is an essential tool which makes it easier for other users to find content you published. It’s has the backing of many publishing giants and if used correctly it can be a vital tool for research.read more
If you’re like me and tend to take screenshots, you already know how hard is to take a good screenshot which covers the whole screen and doesn’t make it hard for yourself. Thankfully, Windows 7 has a built-in Screen Capture utility, which I LOVE.