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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Nicole Atkins-Neptune City

Singer-song writer Nicole Atkins, 27, New Jersey, has taken inspiration from her home that she knows best, for her debut album ‘Neptune City’. "Growing up around here and everything being decrepit, that’s what feels like home," Nicole Atkins explains in this exclusive video.

According to Upstage Magazine, part of Nicole's appeal lies in the contrasts she exudes. If you've heard her music or seen her onstage, and then you meet her in person, it's hard to believe that rich, velvety voice belongs to such a small woman with the girlish, sometimes even giggly, speaking voice. But her winsomeness is balanced with a sense of musical smarts honed by several years of working in the music business before she turned to performing as her true calling. And for someone so talented, she has her feet planted firmly on the ground, and is just about as humble and charming as can be.

As per ACED Magazine, here is the interview with Nicole Atkins:

Q: How would you describe the sound of the new record Neptune City, apart from your previous work?

Nicole Atkins: Well, for Neptune City, I actually had a budget, so instead of getting string sounds off of a mini Casio from the 80s, we had real bona fide instruments. It was also great to be able to work out all the songs and record them live with a big band everyday in a studio, instead of tracking layers in my folks living room bar with my grandfather constantly walking in. more..

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Diwali sweets-diwali cards

I have attached a sweet for Diwali ...Tell me how is it taste like....? Reply is must...

I want to give some sweets to u on occasion of DIWALI. I searched a lot mor
e. But

I couldn't find any other better than this!!!!!!!




This was an email I had received today.You can send this picture as a diwali ecard to your loved ones.

Google adsense ad-adsense help-adsense tips

Here is the response from google adsense against my mail to them for showing public service google adsense ad in my blog. The details are clearly explained. I am posting their response as it is here so that if anybody faces same problem of displaying public service google adsense ad in his/her blog/website, he/she can read this. to me:


Thanks for your email regarding the public service ads (PSAs) you’re seeing. We've provided some information below which we hope will address your question. As you know, you can also find instant answers to some of our top questions in the AdSense Help Center at If you still have unresolved questions after looking through this material, please reply to this email and we'll be happy to help you further.

PSAs may be appearing on your web pages for a number of reasons:

1. Our system may not have crawled your pages yet.

When you first place the Google code on a page, our crawlers typically index it within 30 minutes, though occasionally it may take 48 hours or longer. When you update a page, it may be 1 or 2 weeks before the changes are reflected in our index. Please note that because crawling is done automatically by our bots, we can't control how often your pages are indexed.

2. Your site may not contain enough text-based content.

Our crawlers are unable to derive meaning from images and dynamic media such as Macromedia Flash and JavaScript. You may wish to include more complete sentences and paragraphs to assist our crawlers in gathering information about your pages and determining relevant ads to display.

3. Your site may be in an unsupported language.

At this time, we're able to offer ad targeting and support for the languages listed here:

If you place the ad code on pages with content primarily in an unsupported language, we may show public service ads or ads in another language. Until we are able to offer this service targeted to your specific language, please remove the AdSense ad code from your site.

4. Your ad unit may be set to display image ads only.

Image ad inventory for your content may be limited at this time; if you've chosen not to display text ads in an ad unit, we'll show PSAs in that unit when there are no relevant image ads available. We recommend updating your ad code to display both text and image ads.

You may wish to visit for other common reasons why PSAs will appear on sites. If you're still seeing PSAs after investigating the issues noted in the link above, please reply to this email with the following details:

- Can you send a screenshot showing this problem? You can find instructions for capturing one in our Help Center: .
- What browser version are you using?
- What operating system version are you running?
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We appreciate your patience and understanding.


The Google AdSense Team to me:

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I reviewed and noticed that targeted
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However, if you're still having trouble viewing the Google ads on your
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Samsung SGH600 secret codes-Nokia secret tips-samsung firmware-GSM mobile tricks

Here is a compiled article on secret mobile codes, nokia secret tips, nokia tips and tricks,samsung GSM, gsm mobile, samsung sgh 600 secret codes, samsung firmware.

These secret mobile tricks are only for educational purpose.Potpourri has no responsibility if there is any damage due to misuse of these codes.

GSM codes

The following codes are the standard GSM codes for various network services. Most Nokia phones have easier ways to activate them through the menus. Check the guides for your model.

Call Diverting


To Activate: * * 21 * NUMBER # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 21 # [SEND]

To Check: * # 21 # [SEND]

No Answer

To Activate: * * 61 * NUMBER # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 61 # [SEND]

To Check: * # 61 # [SEND]


To Activate: * * 62 * NUMBER # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 62 # [SEND]

To Check: * # 62 # [SEND]


To Activate: * * 67 * NUMBER # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 67 # [SEND]

To Check: * # 67 # [SEND]

To Cancel All Call Forwarding # # 002 # [SEND]

Diverting Data Calls


To Activate: * * 21 * NUMBER * 25 # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 21 # * 25 [SEND]

To Check Status: * # 21 # * 25 # [SEND]

No Answer

To Activate: * * 61 * NUMBER * 25 # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 61 * 25 # [SEND]

To Check Status: * # 61 # * 25 # [SEND]


To Activate: * * 62 * NUMBER * 25 # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 62 # * 25 # [SEND]

To Check Status: * # 62 # * 25 # [SEND]


To Activate: * * 67 * NUMBER * 25 # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 67 # * 25 # [SEND]

To Check Status: * # 67 # * 24 # [SEND]

Diverting Fax Calls


To Activate: * * 21 * NUMBER * 13 #[SEND]

To Cancel: # # 21 # * 13 # [SEND]

To Check Status: * # 21 # * 13 # [SEND]

No Answer

To Activate: * * 61 * NUMBER * 13 # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 61 * 13 # [SEND]

To Check Status: * # 61 # * 13 # [SEND]


To Activate: * * 62 * NUMBER * 13 # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 62 # * 13 # [SEND]

To Check Status: * # 62 # * 13 # [SEND]


To Activate: * * 67 * NUMBER * 13 # [SEND]

To Cancel: # # 67 # * 13 # [SEND]

To Check Status: * # 67 # * 13 #[SEND]

Call Barring

Before you can activate these barring services you will need a barring code from your service provider. Call Barring can not be activated if Call Forwarding diverts are already in use.

All Calls

To Activate: * 330 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Cancel: # 330 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Check: * # 330 # [SEND]

All Outgoing Calls

To Activate: * 333 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Cancel: # 333 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Check: * # 333 # [SEND]

All Incoming Calls

To Activate: * 353 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Cancel: # 353 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Check: * # 353 # [SEND]

All Outgoing Calls

To Activate: * 33 * BARRING CODE# [SEND]

To Cancel: # 33 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Check: * # 33 # [SEND]

All Outgoing International Calls

To Activate: * 331 * BARRING CODE# [SEND]

To Cancel: # 331 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Check: * # 331 # [SEND]

All Outgoing International Calls Except To Home Country

To Activate: * 332 * BARRING CODE# [SEND]

To Cancel: # 332 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Check: * # 332 # [SEND]

All Incoming Calls

To Activate: * 35 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Cancel: # 35 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Check: * # 35 # [SEND]

All Incoming Calls When Outside Home Country

To Activate: * 351 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Cancel: # 351 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

To Check: * # 351 # [SEND]

Canceling All Call Barring # 330 * BARRING CODE # [SEND]

Call Waiting

To Activate: * 43 # [SEND]

To Deactivate: # 43 # [SEND]

To Check: * # 43 # [SEND]

Calling Line Identity


To Activate: * 31 # [SEND]

To Deactivate: # 31 # [SEND]

To Check: * # 31 # [SEND]


To Activate: * 30 # [SEND]

To Deactivate: # 30 # [SEND]

Tips'n'Tricks of Nokia

I accept no responsibility of any kind for damage done to your phone whilst trying these tricks. I have included this information for educational purposes only.

Below are various TIPSnTRICKS based on the Nokia mobile phones. Different ones will work for different models, but most of them will work for all models.

To check the IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) Type-


Information you get from the IMEI-



TAC = Type approval code

FAC = Final assembly code

SNR = Serial number

SP = Spare

To check the phones Software revision type-


Information you get from the Software revision-

V 05.31



1ST Line = Software revision

2ND Line = The date of the software release

3RD Line = Phone type

To enter the service menu type-

*#92702689# (*#WAR0ANTY#)

Serial number (IMEI)

Production date (MM/YY)

Purchase date (MM/YY) You can only enter the date once.

Date of last repair (0000=No repair)

Transfer user data to another Nokia phone via Infra-Red

Clock Stopping

To check weather your SIM Card supports clock stopping type-

Please not this is not for free calls. This feature is to check weather your sim card supports "Clock Stopping". If your sim does support it, your phone will consume less battery power than if it didn't support it.

*#746025625# (*#SIM0CLOCK#)

Revealing the Headphone and Car-Kit menus

Please note that if you do these next tricks, the new menus can't be erased without restoring the factory default settings. To do these tricks you need to short-circuit the pins on the bottom of the phone next to where you plug in you charger.

1. To activate the "Headset" menu, you need to short-circuit pins "3" and "4". After a short time the word "Headset" will be shown in the display. Menu 3-6 is now enabled.

2. To activate the "Car" menu, you need to short-circuit pins "4" and "5". After a short time the word "Car" will be shown in the display. Menu 3-7 is now enabled.


This should work on all software versions of the 6110.

1. Go to the Calendar (Menu-8)

2. Make a note or reminder.

3. Enter some text into the edit box.

4. Hold "Clear" until the whole text is cleared, then press "Back".

5. Press "0". The main screen will now be showing but a space appears on the screen. (you can't see it)

6. Enter 4 digits (e.g. 1234).

7. Use the down arrow to move the cursor to the left side of the numbers and the space (Down arrow twice).

8. Now enter 6 digits and press the call button.

Wait for a few seconds, the screen should start to flash and reboots. It should alsowork on other menus like the "Profiles" menu.


To activate EFR (Enhanced Full Rate) Enter the code-


This improves call quality but decreases batterylife by about 5%

To deactivate it, Enter the code-



If you short-circuit theleft middle and right pins on the bottom of the phone with all connections touching each other, the Nokia software hangs! The profile "Headset" will be activated. Before you do this just activate the "Automatic Answer" in the headset profile and set the ringing volume to "Mute". Now you can use your phone for checking out what people are talking about in a room. Just place it under a table in a room and call it. The phone receives the call without ringing and you can listen to what people are saying.


There is a hidden menu inside your Nokia phone. If you want to activate it, you'll have to re-program some chips inside of your phone.

Check your software version. You can only continue if you have v4.33, v4.73 or v5.24.

Take apart the phone.

De-solder the EEPROM (ATMEL AT 24C64).

Read out the data with an EEPROM programmer and save it to a file (Backup).

If you have v.33 or v4.73, change the address "03B8" from "00" to "FF".

If you have v5.24 then change the address "0378" from "00" to "FF".

Write the new data to the EEPROM and solder it back to the phone,

Power on your phone and you should have "Netmonitor" enabled.

The Network Monitor gives you the following information.

Carrier number

MS RX Level in DBM

Received signal quality

MS TX power level

C1 (Path loss criterion, used for cell selection and reselection). The range is -99 to 99.

RTL (Radio link timeout).


Indication of the transmitter status

Information on the Network parameters.

TMSI (Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity).

Cell identification (Cell ID, Number of cells being used).

MCC (Mobile country code)

MCN (Mobile network code)

LAC (Location area code)

Ciphering (On/Off)

Hopping (On/Off)

DTX (On/Off)

Discard cell barred information.


Note - If you bought your Nokia on UK Vodafone or UK Cellnet you do not need to check this because they both transmit on GSM900, and they don't lock the phones. However if you bought your phone on UK Orange or UK One2one your phone may be blocked. The reason is that they both transmitt on GSM1800. To make a call on GSM1800 you need what is known as a "Dual band" phone. A dual band phone is able to transmit on both GSM900 and GSM1800, so they lock the phones so you can't use it with any other network simcard. If you find that your phone is locked you can try different software to unlock it. (I havn't found one that works yet), or you can ask your service provider who will gladly exchange the 10 digit code for about £35.

This is how to check the status of the 4 different locks. Also don't try entering the wrong number, because after 3 times it will block the phone for good.

There are 4 different locks on your Nokia phone.





The code to read out the sim-lock status of your phone is






MASTERCODE = 1234567890


The master code is a secret code. The code has 10 digits, To read out the sim-lock status you can enter every combination you want!

"Y" Shows the status of the network-lock. Here you can enter a number from "1" to "4". The "4" is for the sim-card lock.







If you are on the Vodafone pay as you talk service within the UK, you can check the balance of your friends "Pay as you talk" phone without them even knowing.

What you need to do is very simple indeed, just dial "1345" from your phone. You will then be asked to enter your telephone number. Enter the number of your friends phone, and it tells you how much credit they have left and how many days are remaining.

Remember that both phones need to be on the Vodafone "Pay as you talk" service.


Say "Do me a favor" in the main menu (when Wildfire first answers) and she will reply "What kind of favour?". You then appear to have two options:

I'm depressed!

Saying this phrase will make Wildfire issue one of several witty repartees designed to cheer you up. My favorite so far is the one where she plays you an excerpt from a William Shatner album (who played T J Hooker in the high adventure series of the same name!)

What does a cow say?

When you ask this, you hear a cow say MOOOOO. This is very short but funny. Once in a while, when you say this command you will get a VERY FUNNY reply. You know you have it when Wildfire says "Here's what a mad cow says"

The best thing about this Do me a favor menu in my opinion, is that you can get Wildfire on the line whilst you are speaking to a friend, and both you and your friend hear Wildfire talking :) Of course there is no real use for this menu, but it is a lot of fun and will amaze your friends!

Thanks to SMI-GROUP for this one.

These codes has been tested with version FLD_2C6 G60SB03X of Samsung SGH-600

firmware by David Lopez - (



*#06# -> Show IMEI

*#9999# -> Show Software Version

*#0001# -> Show Serial Parameters

*2767*3855# -> Full EEPROM Reset ( THIS CODE REMOVES SP-LOCK!!!! but also

change IMEI to 447967-89-400044-0, you must use CHGIMEI to

restore it)

*2767*2878# -> Custom EEEPROM Reset

*#9998*228# -> Battery status (capacity, voltage, temperature)

*#9998*246# -> Program status

*#9998*289# -> Change Alarm Buzzer Frequency

*#9998*324# -> Debug screens

*#9998*364# -> Watchdog

*#9998*377# -> EEPROM Error Stack

*#9998*427# -> Trace Watchdog

*#9998*523# -> Change LCD contrast

*#9998*544# -> Jig detect

*#9998*636# -> Memory status

*#9998*746# -> SIM File Size

*#9998*778# -> SIM Service Table

*#9998*785# -> RTK (Run Time Kernel) errors

*#9998*786# -> Run, Last UP, Last DOWN

*#9998*837# -> Software Version

*#9998*842# -> Test Vibrator

*#9998*862# -> Vocoder Reg

*#9998*872# -> Diag

*#9998*947# -> Reset On Fatal Error

*#9998*999# -> Last/Chk

*#9998*9266# -> Yann debug screen (=Debug Screens?)

*#9998*9999# -> Software version

*0001*s*f*t# -> Changes serial parameters (s=?, f=0,1, t=0,1) (incomplete)

*0002*?# -> unknown

*0003*?# -> unknown

Thursday, October 25, 2007

blogger hacks bible - tips,tricks and hacks for new bloggers

This is a compiled list of very useful blogger hack resources from the universe. I know this is a pretty long post but I believe it will help you to get all the tips, tricks and hacks in one place at a time.Your free one-stop-shop for all blogging needs.

Blogger hacks resources

Increase your subscriber count using feedburner redirection

Hacks broken again: here's the fix

Special effects for Peekaboo posts!

Did your navbar re-appear suddenly?

Installing Neo template in your blog

Create drop-down menus easily

Selective Expandable posts

Customizable recent comments widget (using JSON feed)

Random message widget (no Edit HTML!)

Peekaboo comments and Random banner hack

Author comment highlighting and notification

Hacked templates with 3 columns, Peekaboo posts

Displaying recent comments in sidebar

Blogger hack: Expandable posts with Peekaboo view

Tweak your label tabs

Hoctro's tabbed label pages

Peek-A-Boo view of posts in label/archive pages

How to control the number of posts in label pages

Multi-style labels widget for Blogger Beta and Digg hotlinks for your Beta blog

Latest Posts display in sidebar

3-column templates for new Blogger

New hack to improve your label/archive pages

Drop-down labels - First blogger beta template hack!

Official blogger help tips

Manage Your Account

Logging In



Privacy and Security

Customize Your Blog


Classic Templates

Custom Domains

Add Ons

Share Your Blog

Team Blogs, Authors, and Readers

Feeds and Syndication

Comments and Backlinks

Publish and Archive

Posting & Editing



FTP Publishing

Blogging on the Go

Mail to Blogger

Blogger Mobile


Multi-Media Blogging



Useful blogger hack

Hacks Wiki Update

Widgets on Main / Archive / Label Pages

BloggerHacks Wiki Hack Requests

Blogger Beta Hack Round-Up 2

Moving a Blog to a different account.

Javascript in Blogger Posts

Beta Feeds and Your Subscribers

Recent Posts & Comments on Main Page Only

Sharing Code in Beta

Comment Count in Beta

Commenting between Blogger versions is fixed

Social Bookmarking Icons for your Beta Blog

Blogger Beta Hack Round Up

Beta Label URL's now Microformat Compliant

Blogger Help Gets Juicy

Formatting Labels in Beta

Beta HTML Template Editor is Live

Raise the Profile of the Beta Search Box

Blogger Beta Feed URL's

Get Blogger Beta Labels without Layouts! -

Blogger tweaks

How do I?

Feed Gadget for Vista Sidebar
Beyond the 100 posts limit
BlogToC Widget Released
Picasa Album Widget
Custom Search Engine
Embed Powerpoint in Your Blog
Get the New BlogToc Hack!
Visit the Knowledge Base!
Member Fonts and Colors on Team Blogs
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Recent Posts Widget Improved
Beautiful Beta Wiki Launched Today
What's Up Here
Recent Comments Messed Up
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Recent Comments Widget Updated
New Blogger Template - The Hobbit
Playing with the Feed Links
Adding a favicon to your blog
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Customizable Widget Installer Tutorial
Creating a Widget Installer
Recent Comments Widget Updated!
Adding Google Bookmarks to your Bookmarks Bar
Google Maps Tutorial
Recent Posts Widget for FTP Blogs
Style Switcher
Blogger Beta Templates
Google Analytics Conversion Funnel
Google Analytics
All Feeds by Feedburner
Recent Posts Widget Updated!
Beautiful Beta spans the globe
Click-n-Go Widget Installer
A Simple Search Widget
Widget Installation and Downloads Page
Delving into JSON feeds
Customizable Recent Posts Widget
Customizable Recent Comments Widget
New Recent Comments Hack
Weather Report Widget
FTP publishing now works in Blogger Beta
Poll Closed
A simple Photo Album
Using a Lightbox
Adding a second sidebar to your Blog - part 2
Windows Live Writer
Table of Contents
Adding a menubar to your Blog
Random Rotating Banners
Whish List
Bug List
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Cool Tool
Designing Templates Tutorial
Sticky Posts (no longer sticky, this one)
Blog Navigation: Top of Page and Top of Post
Pullquotes for your Blog
Pushbutton-style images and links
Social Bookmarking Revisited
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Super Peek-A-Boo Posts
This post has no summary
Backlinks bug ?
Hot Hacks
Hacks and Bugs
Collapsable Posts
Added a Favicon to my Blog
Showing favorite Blogs in new window
RSS-feed online now
Showing number of backlinks on footer
Last Visit Message
Adding a tooltip to your labels-links
More hacking into the comments line
Working around the "1 comments" bug
Adding a Message Board to your Blog
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Editor Bugs
Changing the Color Scheme
Adding a second sidebar to your template
Page Layout in Blogger Beta
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