Top Ten Technology Articles of the year 2010


As the year 2010 comes to an end in few hours, these posts would just bring back some of the best 10 articles which were posted this year on the blog. Posts of all categories are included in this list. The selection was primarily on the visits and how much impact has this had to ease the day to day challenges! We had this done even last year.

Do check the same and let me know your comments. Wish you a wonderful 2011 ahead!

1. How to Create a Contact Page or a Survey Feedback Form using Google Docs

Does you job involve collecting surveys and feedbacks? How do you do that? Do you send emails to your team, asking for reviews and manually enter into a sheet? or have a centralized excel sheet and ask everyone to update? This article will provide you information on how can you use the power of Google Docs to create a Simple Contact Page for your blog, or even have a Survey form.

2. ZoomIt – An Awesome tool to use while giving Presentations

This is a sooper cool tool which I use most of the times, while giving presentations. This tool is used for section zooming and on-screen annotations!

3. How to become a Microsoft MVP – Most Valuable Professional?

This article briefs up on the Microsoft MVP Program and how to be an MVP. It also speaks on the various types of knowledge sharing activities and the benefits you get being one!

4. Remove the Background of an Image using Office 2010

Sometimes the background of the image doesn’t blend so well with our document/invite and adding them does not give a good feel. In this post, we will look at how to remove the background from a picture and create a transparent Portable Network Graphics (PNG) image.

5. How to make Windows 7 Deployment Easy? – Effective Guides

This post provides you information on easing the Win 7 Deployment challenges; Effective guides on Deployment Stratergy, Assessment and Planning Toolkit, Shims and Application Compatibility.

6. Interview with David Kirkpatrick, Author – “The Facebook Effect”

In this interview at NASSCOM, David speaks on how Facebook evolved, its CEO Zuckerberg, Why it has flourished, where is it going next, its successes and Business model etc.

7. Ten Best Practices / Troubleshooting Tips with Process Explorer Tool

Process Explorer tool from SysInternals, will give you a complete overview on what processes are currently running in your PC. In this article, you will learn 10 best practices and tips which will help to use this tool better.

8. Jake Sorofman’s Prediction on Enterprise IT in 2011 – Cloud Adoption

Jake Sorofman is the Chief Marketing Officer of rPath. In this article, Jake speaks about the Cloud, its deployment strategies and his predictions on how the year 2011 might look with regard to cloud adoptions in IT Enterprises.

9. Play your Good Old DOS Games on Windows 7, Linux / Free BSD or Mac OS X using DOSBox

DOSBox is an emulated x86 machine with integrated DOS for running old DOS games and applications. This software runs on any operating system -win2K, Windows XP, Linux and Mac OS X!

10. What version of the .NET Framework is included in which version of the OS?

Its been quite sometime that, we have recieved questions on what version of the .NET Framework is included in which version of the OS? The main reason for this question is that, when the .NET Framework is installed as a part of the OS, it does not appear in the Programs and Features (or Add/Remove Programs) control panel. This post exactly gives you this information.

Do let me know, if you had any other favorite article of yours on Technology Simplified Weblog. Would love to feature them. Wish you a funntassstic new year ahead.!