Posted by Mayank on January 29, 2013 in Tech Spotlight

Smart phone battery solutions is what everyone is looking for. It is hard to keep your smartphones up and running if you do a lot of what phones are meant for – browsing, calling and playing games. If you own an iPhone 4/4S and need more battery power to keep you going, we have a great recommendation for you. The Mophie juice pack plus is iPhone 4/4S case as well as battery charger, which extends the battery life of your iPhone for hours! TRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 25, 2013 in Tech Spotlight

Working on computers has made a type of pain common to all – neck pain. As computers get leaner and diminish in size, it is becoming harder to maintain perfect posture, which in turn creates pain in your neck area. Proper posture is very important to keep this pain away, else it can lead to a permanent pain. At first the pain barely registers, but the tension in your neck and shoulders eventually became so severe that it was sometimes imposRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 24, 2013 in How To,Windows

Most home and personal accounts do not use Microsoft Exchange and it is only the big corporations that usually use Outlook. If you don’t use Outlook as part of a corporation as well, you don’t need Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging. Here’s how to remove Exchange from Outlook 2007. Home and Personal account users generally use Outlook with a POP or IMAP account. If you are using Outlook at home or elsewhere with a POP or IMAP account, andRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 23, 2013 in iPhone

We usually do not review apps at Survival Guide, unless we find an app, which we find to be potentially useful for our readers. A good app is something we all need to make real use of our smartphone and/or tablets. One such app made for the iPhone, which we came across is Eatible. Eatible is a food allergy iPhone app that helps translate your specific food allergen needs, fast and easy! You will get a SMILEY FACE for what you can eat and a SAD FARead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 22, 2013 in How To,Windows

Tired of seeing the same old Windows Vista logo every time you start Windows Vista? It is time to get creative and remove the old Windows Vista logo with anyone you want – for free! Whether you want to create your own personalized boot screen or use a graphic you found one – it is possible to replace Windows Vista logo with the same. You should create or find a 1024×768 pixel image and save it also in 800×600 pixel image andRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 21, 2013 in Tech Spotlight

Looks can be deceiving. First look of Scribbly will give you an impression that these are permanent markers without the top cover. Think no further, Scribbly looks like a permanent marker, but is a stylus made for tablets. Scribbly is the original market pen stylus for the iPad. Have a look at this interesting stylus for the iPad. Scribbly stylus sports a seemingly durable nib, which is precise, responsive and provides equally good control when uRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 20, 2013 in Tech Spotlight

Plugbug is an interesting and innovative wall charger, which charges your Mac and iPad or iPhone at the same time. PlugBug is made exclusively for all MacBook Power Adapters, including current and previous models. Snap PlugBug onto your MacBook Power Adapter and you now have the first ever device that lets you charge your MacBook + iPad or iPhone simultaneously, from one wall outlet. Plugbug is beautifully designed, sports bright red color and paRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 19, 2013 in Tech Spotlight

Twelve South has released a new installment of Book Case for iPhone – BookBook for iPhone 5. Designed to look like a vintage book, the genuine leather flip case has a built in camera hole and provide space for cards, IDs and others. BookBook for iPhone 5 is essentially a hybrid wallet and iPhone. Open the beautifully-designed leather book and you’ll see a wallet on the left and a leather wrapped frame that securely holds your iPhone 5 on Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 18, 2013 in Tech Spotlight

Whether you’re a professional signer or an amateur bathroom singer or even a bathroom singer – you sing in bathroom anyway, so why not have some bathroom music to go along with your bathroom singing? It is possible with the new KOHLER shower experience. The Kohler Moxie showerhead + wireless speaker delivers 7 hours of music, news and more to your showerhead by pairing wirelessly with your Bluetooth- enabled devices. The magnetic speaRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 15, 2013 in How To,Windows

Tired of seeing the same old Windows XP logo every time you start Windows XP? It is time to get creative and remove the old Windows XP logo with anyone you want – for free! Whether you want to create your own personalized boot screen or use a graphic you found one – it is possible to replace Windows XP logo with the same. Download, install, and run the free program BootSkin. Run the software and you will get the option to choose a booRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 13, 2013 in How To,Windows

Microsoft is pioneer in this, but hundreds of companies do this – they protect their software from unauthorized copying and installing by asking the user to type in the product key before they can start using the product. Some product come with a free trial and upon expiry of the same – user needs to key in a new product key. It is common to buy a lot of products over a period of time and activate the product in your computer, but wheRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 12, 2013 in Wireless Routers

We at Survival Guide are always looking at providing you tips and tricks to make the most of your Wi-Fi network. Bet it turning you Mac into Wi-Fi router or finding if someone is using your Wi-Fi or how to secure your Wi-Fi network, we’ve covered it all. Today we will cover another useful trick which you can use to improve your Wi-Fi channel. This trick is to improve your Wi-Fi reception by switching channels. If you have an old wireless roRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 11, 2013 in Gadgets

The Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Pro is an external battery made for smart phones and tablets, especially those who are always on the go and those who do most of their work over phone. With the powerstation PRO, you will have confidence that you’ll have all the power you need when and where you need it. With an impact & splash resistant design and 6000 mAh capacity – you can be assured that no matter how extreme your weekend gets, all yRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 10, 2013 in Gadgets

No matter what you’re protecting – personal information, bachelor party photos – you’re always at a risk of someone getting access to the same. There are several options to protect sensitive information (and photos!), but nothing will guard it better than an encrypted hardware which has your data. What is Hardware Encryption A system password is a software program like any other, so with a little experience, a determined tRead More...

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