Here comes another innovative application from Google – Google Offers.
How it works!!
Enter your email id, Country (Currently Beta supports only USA) and the Zip code.
Following states are covered. Signup if you want to be notified. If your area is not covered, give your location, Google will intimate you once your area is supported.
Here is some of the sample offers listed.
Google offers also has an App for Android and IPhone.
Google has also integrated the offer application with Google Maps, personalized offers will be sent to you based on your location.
If you are using a android phone, then there are quite a lot of good free apps available.
This is one of my personal favorites, Very minimalistic, but has all the functions needed. I have stopped using Facebook (Desktop Version)
Quite good, but lacks functionalities compared to desktop version, but still good to connect with your professional network on the go.
A very good app and very close to the desktop version. Right & Left swipe are cool.
A very good noting app. You can take Text as well as Voice notes.
File sharing app, Instant synching of files from different channels.
Apps for Gmail Desktop version, The only disadbantages is you need to refreshing (Synching) to get the latest emails. But over all very good app. Sending email with attachments is super easy.
Popular App for gaming. A very good stress buster. Time killer.
Most of the Chennai families buy vegetable either in the shops like Reliance Fresh, Fresh, Spencers Daily, More or Pazhamudhir cholai. If this doesn’t work they have other options like buying at the roadside vendor. Now chennai has the option of buying vegetables online.
The option of buying online has it advantages for families with both husband and wife are working.
I guess most of us use youtube very regularly. If you find a good video and want to download and view it offline. There are lot softwares available one that works very well is
The tool is very simple to use.
Download & Install the software, If needed restart the browser.
Goto a particular youtube video which you want to download.
Select the Format you want.
Download and watch it offline.
You can also use VLC player to watch the videos offline.
VLC supports all formats.
If you are a windows User, there is very little option for Image creation other than Adobe Photoshop which is not a free tool. If you want something similar to Adobe Photoshop, but for free then GIMP is the right choice.
GIMP (The GNU Image Program).
The image creation follows the layer concept. Where each changes that you add to the image can be done on layer. If you are not satisfied with a particular change, then you can delete the layer.
Create a New Image
Create a New Layar
Now Create a Text Banner.
Increase the Font size to 55 and select the Color as Blue.
Click on the Move Tool to come out of Text Tool.
Right click on the Text, Filter, Light & Shadow, Drop Shadow.
Save as PNG or JPEG.
Give a proper name and click Export.
Open the Image in any image viewer.
This is just a tip of an iceberg. There are lot of cool things that can be done using GIMP. Give it a try!.
Manish & his blog Jago investor is one of the gems whom we can count to understand finance. His each post are very clear and up to the point of helping us clear the confusion on finance and financial products.
Recently he has shared a link about a movie “One Idiot” originally created by IDFC.
It is a must watch for anyone who needs to understand the significance of Savings. I guess most of us are great spenders, but i guess we need to start looking for options for Savings as well.
Thanks for sharing Manish!!
One Idiot – A fun & nice movie by IDFC on Financial Literacy