Posted by Mayank on July 8, 2012 in How To

Smart phones have made cell phones are popular amongst kids. It isn’t uncommon anymore to see kids playing with cell phones while waiting for doctors appointment or playing with cell phones in the back seat of a car. These smart phones provide web browsing similar to that of a home computer at 3G or 4G speed. Monitoring cell phones usage is also very difficult for parents to monitor because they are commonly used outside the home. Easiest wRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 8, 2012 in How To

Amazing how much technology has progressed in last few years that it feels like the digital world has been here ever since. Many old physical media storage solutions are increasingly getting phased out and collecting dust. If you have a collection of slides you want to preserve and display, your best option is to convert them to digital media. There are many slide conversion services that will convert your slides to digital images for a fee, orRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 5, 2012 in How To

MP4s work better than AVIs on most of the portable devices. Most video players can interpret AVI files, but you may find need to convert AVI to MPEG-4 if you’re an Apple product user – be it iPod, iPhone or iPad. You need files in the MPEG-4 format to play them on your iPods, iPhones or iPads. AVI or Audio Video Interleave format, is a video file format created by Microsoft in 1992 to play videos on Windows. AVI files employ minimalRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on June 25, 2012 in How To

Downloading a torrent is typically a two-step process and requires you to first download the file and then open it up in a client. Boxopus is a new web application that lets you skip the client and download torrent files directly to your Dropbox account. If you do not have a Dropbox account, you can click here to get a free Dropbox account. To get this working, you need to link your Dropbox and Boxopus accounts. Once linked, you only need to dragRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on June 20, 2012 in How To,Windows

Users of Windows 7 might find this annoying error every now and then – when you try to rename or delete a file or a folder, you will notice that the file or folder is still there (and with the same name in case you were trying a rename). Unable to believe yourself, you try to perform the same action again and you receive this error “Could not find this item. This is no longer located in xxx. Verify the item’s location and try agRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on June 17, 2012 in How To

Home burglary is a common nuisance. Usually occurs when you’re out of your house – these anti social elements break into your house and steal your hart earned and prized possessions. As per the FBI, a burglary occurs every 8 seconds in the United States and that 3 out of 4 homes will be burglarized within the next 20 years. There’s shouldn’t be any reason for you to wait until it happens to you! Surveillance systems toRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on June 17, 2012 in Google,How To

First part of this series to Remove Google from Search is for Firefox users. The Search Bar is the text bar found in the top right corner of the Firefox window. Firefox’s Search bar lets you perform search from any webpage open at that time, rather than having to visit websites of those search engines. When you enter a term in the Search bar, the indicated search engine is queried, and the search results are displayed in Firefox. In the NavRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on June 16, 2012 in How To

Not very long ago, you could change the color of your Yahoo homepage say from blue to red or green etc. Now the Yahoo homepage does not have the options at top of homepage such as changing colors or change the way the page looks if you want to switch to sub compact view, now it does not seem to give you these options. There use to be a “Page Options” button in the upper right hand corner, on the new page it’s gone. They also pRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on June 5, 2012 in How To,Website

Post image for How to Create and Send Encrypted Messages for Free               Recently we shared with you the way to send self destructing messages. Now let’s see how we can send encrypted messages. There are many tools available in the market which allows you to encrypt your messages and then send it across to someone who will then use same tool to decrypt the software. Here is a easiest way to quickly encrypt and decrypt the message online without need of installing Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on June 3, 2012 in How To,Mac

Post image for How To Connect External Hard Drive to a Mac? If you connect an external hard drive to a Mac, you won’t be able to view the contents of it. Very first time when I connected an external Hard Drive to my new Mac, nothing came up and for a while and I got worried, that will it ever show up. Though I was able to connect a external USB drive very easily it showed up in the Finder but case isn’t the same with External HDD. Later I figured out the steps that needs to be done to make extRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on May 30, 2012 in How To,Website

There are many screen sharing softwares like TeamViewer, Webex  and many more which allows users to share their whole desktop screens and work together or debug any issue. But what if you just want to surf a website together, let us say you are looking to buy a new mobile phone from Amazon.com and need to show it to your friend before you buy it. Usually you would either send a URL to the page to your friend and have him/ her look at it and thenRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on May 28, 2012 in How To,Website

Post image for Create Self Destructing Messages Which Vanishes Once Read   “This Message will Self Destruct in 10 seconds” , This is not a scene from Mission Impossible where Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) reads a message and it destructs after that. Actually it’s a online service which lets you send self destructing messages which once read , will destruct automatically. Privnote is the online service where you can write a note, get a link and then send the link to someone. When the recipient reads thRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on May 21, 2012 in How To,Website

Do you know there were more than 7000 earthquakes in past 30 days and next one could be just around the corner. Earthquakes have created havoc and huge tsunamis in the past. You can monitor earthquakes all over the world and get an real time notification as soon as it happens in your region courtesy USGS. USGS department in USA have an online monitoring system which provides real time update of earthquakes around the world and update is provided Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 20, 2012 in How To

Answer the below quiz: Do you have a high-speed broadband internet connection and still do not get the speed you were promised? Do you use wireless network/wi-fi to connect to the internet? If your answer to both of these questions is Yes, your WiFi connection and your personal details might be at risk. Having a WiFi connection is almost a must now-a-days because of hundreds of devices we need to connect to the network. Multiple laptops, mobileRead More...

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