GOG Connect – import few of your Steam games into Gog.com library

Gog.com(formerly Good Old Games) is part of CD Projekt Group – the publishers of the fantastic Witcher series of games. GOG started off as a firm which (re)distributed classic games without DRM and ensuring they run on modern systems. Off late, they have evolved into digital distribution – and they’re going against the likes of Steam (and to…

Download your Spotify My Music songs as MP3

I wanted a way to download my Spotify songs for offline listening. Ideally I’d subscribe to Spotify to make use of Offline feature, but they haven’t officially launched here so that’s out of the question. A while back, I’d used spotify_to_mp3 which made use of Grooveshark to download, but Grooveshark shut down, leaving the script defunct. This gave me an…

Getting php mail() function running on Windows 8.1 with WAMP Server and configuring it to use Gmail’s SMTP servers

With the next Barcamp Bangalore looming round the corner, I’d pitched in to help with some of the website tasks. I installed the traditional WAMP stack with WAMP Server for Windows and started working with WordPress. Needed to get the email notifications working, saw that it wasn’t. Bit of research & found that I’d need a…