See all your Google Contacts on a Google Map

If you have been using Google Contacts (or any other address book*) to store the postal addresses of your friends and colleagues, you can easily create an online Google Map with all these address or even view them inside Google Earth. Here are the steps: → Make a copy of this Google Sheet in your…

PowerTip: Write PowerShell Output in Color Without Using Write-Host

Summary: Write colorized output to the Windows PowerShell console without using the Write-Host cmdlet.  How can you write output to the Windows PowerShell console without using the Write-Host cmdlet?  Set ForegroundColor to a different color by using $host.Ui.RawUi, and then use the Write-Output cmdlet to write the output. When you are finished, set the ForegroundColor back to its original color. PS C:\> $t = $host.ui.RawUI.ForegroundColor PS…

Send eMails from your Android device using Tasker & Python…

I have previously written about Tasker for Android, the powerful automation utility, and how it can be used amongst other things, to detect headphone state. Since then the application has evolved to include the ability to create standalone applications and support Javascript in assembly’s. Scripting support is not a new thing for Tasker having always supported SL4A (Scripting Layer for Android)…