May 26, 2008

Convert PDF And Text files to MP3 and Listen To Your Ebooks

Reading on a computer is tough and imposes a greater strain to the eyes compared to the conventional handbook reading.But you have no other choice if all of your precious collection is in the electronic format.And you just wish if someone read to you the words in crystal clear language and sound like your mom used to read stories in your childhood.Well i have a news for you friends,today you will learn how to get your pdf ebooks to mp3 format so that you can close your eyes and just imagine the story as the book is being read for you.Adobe reader already has an read aloud feature but it is thoroughly ineffective.This is how you can get the best available thing from your ebooks.

Step 1:Download Pdf to text converter.This software is a freeware and quintessential if you are going to use this technique over and again.

Step 2:Get the text format of the ebook using Pdf to text converter.

Step 3:Copy the text to Vozme and it will convert the text to mp3 format.It is a free service and you can choose between male and female voices.

And you are ready to create a library of mp3 books.

May 03, 2008

Last.fm-Download or Record Music And Songs From Last.fm

There are many ways to get this done and i will mention each of them one by one.

1.Download Helper-I have mentioned about this handy peace of addon many times in BW and i still think its a must have to all firefox users.It can rip off any streaming content on the internet as simple as a click.The addon is Download Helper.You need to have firefox to install it.
>>>>Install Download helper addon.
>>>>Go to last.fm.
>>>>Play the song of your choice.
>>>>The Download helper's sign of detecting streaming content '3 ballons' will start rotating just to the right of the address bar.
>>>>Click on it and you will find the streaming files.
>>>>Click again on the required file and your download will start.

You can download Download helper plugin from here.

2.Orbit Downloader-One of the best download-assistants released till date.Fast and flexible.Many features inbuilt.Read my detailed article on downloading streaming content using Orbit Downloader.

3.Audacity-Sounds familiar?And you thought it could record only your voice.It can be used to record any sound on your computer.And you can use this feature for recording songs from Last.fm too.Read this to learn how to do that.

How To Access Youtube And Other Streaming Sites Blocked At School And College

Recently sites like youtube have been added to the list of sites to be blocked at educational institutions.Youtube is now part of an elite list which already has sites like Myspace,Orkut and many online gaming platforms.But the solution to this problem is out and open in the cyber world and here is the familiar name that will give you the access-PROXY.Access your favourite streaming site Youtube,Metacafe and everyother site all you need is to proxy it.Here is a list of sites that will help you in that one.

1.CheatingSchool
2.Unblock
3.Browser Tunnel
4.Office Unblocker
5.Surfing Allowed