Posted by Mayank on May 19, 2012 in How To,Mac

As unusual it may sound – you need to find your Mac serial number. Mac serial number might be needed when making service requests or appointments with your local Apple Store. Mac’s beautiful and minimalist design ensures that finding Mac serial number is not easy as it sounds. Apple ensures that the serial number is mentioned at several places like under the battery for the laptops or in the RAM bay for desktops. Access to these areas arRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 18, 2012 in How To

Web censorship is growing in India with almost all ISPs (Internet Service Providers) deciding to block access to several sites including Vimeo, Dailymotion, Pirate Bay. ISPs like Airtel, Reliance acted upon an order by Chennai High Court passed almost 2 months back. The court ruled that the ISPs, could block video-sharing sites which allowed viewing of movies uploaded illegally. The court named 15 prominent ISPs who were covered by the order. ButRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 17, 2012 in How To

A WiFi network is as good as it’s WiFi router. You might have heard this. If you believed in the statement, it is time to show it the door. Your WiFi network might not be making full use of your WiFi router (hopefully you have a decent one and not one of the very old and creepy one). Here’s 5 ways to increase your WiFi signal: 1. Placement of the Router: It is a common misconception that placement of router has no influence on the sigRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 17, 2012 in How To

Headline of this post can be confusing – How to Send Unlimited Files for Free. Who doesn’t know how to send unlimited files for free. As long as you have a free email account, you can send unlimited files for free! Well, think again! Popular email services like GMail, Yahoo! and others sure can send unlimited files, but not always. They have their own restrictions like some email service providers do not allow sending executable filesRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on May 15, 2012 in How To,iPad

Next time you want to keep any eye on your kids playing in another room while you do you work on laptop, your iPhone will act as a wireless camera and will send you live feed on your laptop or your iPad. To convert your iPhone into a wireless camera, you just need to download this app ‘Wireless Camera‘ from iPhone App Store. After downloading once you start this app and connect it to the Wi-Fi network, it will obtain an IP address thaRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on May 15, 2012 in How To

Post image for Create your own Hot Keys to Launch Any Application in Windows Ctl+ Alt + Del is the one of the most popular and widely used Hot key for Windows Users. This hot key activates Windows Task Manager which allows you to monitor OS processes and kill any problematic one. You can also create you own hot keys to enable applications or any program that you have developed. I used Hot Keys most of the time as it saves effort in going to actual program executable to run it. You can create hot keys to execute any prograRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 11, 2012 in How To,Mac

A Calculator that talks? Well, yes! Mac users rejoice! Did you know that your Mac Calculator can talk to you? Speech by default in Calculator is deactivated. You’ll have to activate it if you want your calculator to talk. Launch Calculator (located in your Applications Folder). Once open you will be presented with the following view of your calculator: To enable Speech, look at the top bar of your Mac, click Speech and check the options yoRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 11, 2012 in How To,iTunes

Whenever you upgrade to a newer version of iTunes, the iTunes application creates a backup file during the upgrade process. This backup file can be used to revert back to original (pre-upgrade) settings in case of an unsuccessful upgrade and in the event iTunes becomes unusable (a rare scenaio though). Backup of your current iTunes happens in the background and you’re not asked to take a separate backup. Backup files, though useful in timesRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 9, 2012 in Facebook,How To

Another social media – another set of privacy concerns! If you received an invite to join Pinterest and joined it – your Pinterest activities might be showing up in Facebook. This is because your might’ve enabled Facebook to auto-post your Pinterest activity. If you want to secure your privacy, here’s what you got to do: Logon to Pinterest. Hover over your name on the top-right of the screen. Select “Settings”Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on April 24, 2012 in Google,How To

With Google Drive all your docs, presentations and other stuff will be available on different devices like your Home computer, your office computer, your mobile phone and tablet.  All your stuff will be synced automatically and will be available on all devices. But what if you don’t want everything on your Office computer, lets say your party pics which you want to remain in all other personal devices except your Office computer. Follow thRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on April 23, 2012 in Facebook,How To

Post image for Convert your Facebook Timeline into Pinterest Board [How To] Sometimes scrolling on Facebook News feed or Timeline gets boring and Pinview is here to give your Facebook Timeline an awesome look just similar to Pinterest Board. Using PinView you can access your Facebook Profile in much easier way and I can surely say that some of you will definitely stick to this view. Besides a nice look, Pinview makes it easier to navigate the important sections of your Facebook Profile like News Feed, Wall, Friend List, Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on April 20, 2012 in How To

Came across an ePUB file for the first time? Not sure how to read the ePUB file? Perhaps someone mailed you an ePUB file or you downloaded one from the internet and are not sure how to open and read it? Get all your answers here: What is an ePUB File: EPUB is the short name for electronic publication; also referred as ePub, ePUB, EPub, or epub. All these files have extension.epub. EPUB is a free and open e-book standard by the International DigitRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on April 16, 2012 in How To

Major sports leagues have been upgrading their system to ensure that their content is not distributed in an illegal way. With the help of Federal agencies worldwide, crackdown of many websites has been happening, which used to stream online sports in an illegal manner. At the same time, the major sports leagues have been strengthening their contracts regarding how the content can be streamed online. As a result, most of the sports are not availabRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on April 15, 2012 in How To

Post image for How to automatically enable Closed Captioning for Hulu Plus videos Hulu Plus, the online video streaming service is getting very popular especially due to latest TV episodes availability on it and the flexibility to watch the videos anytime and on multiple devices. While watching TV shows and movies, you may want to enable CC(Closed Captioning) for a video. Usually to do this you have to pause the video and then enable CC. If you would like to have CC enabled for all the videos (provided CC is available for themRead More...

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