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Posted by Mayank on May 9, 2014 in How To

FTC or the Federal Trade Commission Challenges threw a challenge of $50,000 cash prize for the best technical and innovative solution that will block illegal commercial robocalls on landlines and mobile phones. Known as the FTC Robocall Challenge, this challenge was a part of its ongoing campaign against these illegal, prerecorded telemarketing calls. A commercial robocall is a telephone call that delivers a recorded sales message. These calls oRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on October 21, 2013 in Android

This issue is only with Viber installed on Android devices. When people send normal SMS text messages (say iPhone to an Android phone), they show up in 2 places – your SMS app as well as in Viber. Here’s how to stop SMS texts showing up in both Viber and Android Messaging: Log into Viber on your Android device Click the Menu button then go to More Options Click Settings Deselect Free reply with Viber (When possible, use Viber for SMSRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 5, 2013 in Windows

Slow copy speed is a drag, which no one likes. You just waste time watch the files getting copied and your computer running slow as a result. Newer version of Windows, especially Windows 8 officially does improve the speed of copy and shows some nice, slick graph, but it never left me satisfied, especially when copying over a network. If you want to speed up your copying or if you regularly transfer large amounts of data and have to stop the procRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 1, 2013 in How To

If you’re reading this post on how to read .acsm files, it is likely that you would like to read one of the ebooks issues from the library. The .acsm files are used by Adobe Digital Editions, a program used to manage and read eBooks as well as other digital publications; contains data to activate and download an eBook but does not contain the eBook itself; used to authorize, legally download, and read purchased eBooks in Digital Editions. ARead More...

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Posted by Mayank on March 26, 2013 in How To

Still getting a lot of emails from job recruiters and Monster recommendations? Best option is to delete your Monster account and get rid of all the emails and phone calls, which come as a result. Deleting your Monster account is easy and here are the steps to cancel your Monster membership. Logon to your Monster account. You will find yourself in Account Settings page Go to the bottom of the page and you will find cancel membership url. Confirm.Read 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 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 December 25, 2012 in How To,Windows

Digital cameras have created a revolution. Now digital cameras are available on every possible device and occasion. Now, we do not need to restrict ourselves to a taking a few snaps so that we do not run out of camera rolls. Now we take extra 5-10 photos for every possible excuse and take it in excess, just in case one goes wrong. What we hardly realize is that we’ve created a monster – now we have too many photos or pictures to deal Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on December 11, 2012 in How To

Post image for How to Trace an IP Address There are several reasons why you may need to trace an IP address. It may either be to understand more about starting point of a particular connection or to unearth any illegal connections to your network or your account. There have been several IP lookup tools available and tracing an IP address back to it’s location is a lot simpler than what many people imagine. There is a tools, which I recently came across while trying to trace an IP addreRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on November 6, 2012 in Apple,How To,iPad,iPhone

An average iPhone user has around 100 apps installed on their iPhone and with increasing no. of apps in the appstore, users tend to download and install more apps on their iPhone or iPad. Over a period of time, it usually gets tough to manage all the apps installed on your iPhone. Lets say you gave your iPhone to your friend or a kid, and he deleted few apps from your iPhone. Now you can either restore the apps from your iTunes (if already syncheRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on October 29, 2012 in Apple,How To,iPad,iPhone

Disabling App Store from your iPhone or iPad could be beneficial if your kids use your iPhone/iPad and you don’t want them to download and install app on your iOS device. Though everytime you try to install any app from the appstore you’re asked to enter your iTunes password but once you enter the password, it remains active for sometime. If someone tries to install any other app before the password becomes inactive , then they wonRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on October 22, 2012 in Apple,How To,iPad,iPhone,Youtube

If you’re are worried about data usage on your iPhone/ iPad then you might also know that majority of your 3G data is used by videos that you watch online either on YouTube or any other video service. You have an option to delete other video streaming apps from your iOS device but you won’t be able to delete the YouTube app that was preinstalled on your iPhone. If you have downloaded new YouTube app by Google which is far better than Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on October 18, 2012 in Android,Google+,How To

Google recently released Calendar app for Android phones which makes it easier for you to manage all your calendars in one place, including your Google accounts. Google Calendar has some really nice features which besides creating, editing and deleting events, allows you to  send predefined messages, pinch to zoom in and out of a day and enables you to review events from up to one year ago. Another great feature that is added to Google CalendarRead More...

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