Most Brilliant Hacks You Need To Know

If you think you’ve seen all the hacks at tricks? think again. lets start:

1 – Need to note down something quickly? Open a temporary notepad in your browser by typing “data:text/html, <html contenteditable>” into the address bar. (Remember to bookmark and rename it as Notepad.)


2 – Ambient music to boost your productivity:

Believe me, you have to try this combo if you haven’t. Open these links in separate tabs:

Feel lonely? Add for some morning murmur.

3 – At website login pages, you can view masked passwords by changing the password input type as text.


4 – In Windows, create a new folder and name it “Control Panel Shortcuts.{ed7ba470-8e54-465e-825c-99712043e01c}”. Access any control settings in the folder.


5 – Google “[food] vs [food]” to compare nutritional values.


6 – Watch age restricted YouTube videos without signing in by adding “nsfw” before “”.



Alternatively, replace watch?v= with v/. Example: to

7 – helps you to calculate the best time to go to bed/wake up for optimal sleep.


8– helps you to install many programs at once. Just select all the apps you want. No more junk software and clicking next.


10 – Check whether a username is taken or available on popular sites using


11 – To avoid spam from certain sites, use disposable temporary email services to sign up for stuffs:

12 – guides you on how to delete your online accounts from popular websites.


13 – Always accidentally close your important tabs? Pin them.


14 – Currently in foreign country? Use to avoid country specific URL redirect. NCR stands for No Country Redirect.


15 – Bypass expensive airport Wi-Fi by adding “?.jpg” at the end of any URL. (not sure if this works, but still)


16 – Send text messages by email: (For US)

  • Alltel:
  • Amp’d Mobile:
  • AT&T:
  • AT&T: (pictures, text may work)
  • Boost Mobile:
  • Cingular:
  • Cricket:
  • Einstein PCS:
  • Nextel:
  • Sprint:
  • SunCom:
  • T-mobile:
  • VoiceStream:
  • US Cellular: (text)
  • US Cellular: (pictures)
  • Verizon: (text)
  • Verizon: (pictures)
  • Virgin:

17 – Set “@@” as the keyboard shortcut for your email address. Now you don’t have to type your email again and again.


(on Iphone go to Settings – General -Keyboards – Text Replacement)

18 – If you haven’t seen this video, it has some pretty cool smartphone photography tips & tricks.


19– Whenever you need to study for an important test, google “site:edu [subject] exam”. You’ll find tons of sample and similar exam questions.


20– No Internet? No problem. In Chrome’s error page, press spacebar to start the T-Rex game.


21 – Search “Atari Breakout” on Google Images


More Googleness

22 – Some fucking awesome websites:

23– To find direct download link for movies, search “[movie name] -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) intitle:index.of “last modified” (mkv|mp4|avi)”.


Example: spider man -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) intitle:index.of “last modified” (mkv|mp4|avi).

If you want to find musics, simply change the last part (mkv|mp4|avi) to (mp3|wma|aac|flac). It tells Google to show webpages with any of these terms: mp3, wma, aac, or flac. You can also replace with terms of other file formats like pdf, zip, rar, etc.


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