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Posted by Mayank on April 7, 2020 in DIY

Your car battery should last about 3 to 5 years…But many people find that they have to change their car battery every 1 to 2 years.Why is this?And what can you do to prolong your car’s battery life?Well… That’s what we’ll discuss in this article.We’ll show you why car batteries die early …and what you can do to prevent this from happening.We’ll also give you 8 simple tips and tricks to maximize the lifespan of Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on March 3, 2020 in DIY

It's sensible to attempt to recondition your 18V drill battery before going for the expensive option of purchasing a replacement, if your drill battery pack contains nickel cadmium cells (NiCad).If it contains lithium ion (Li-ion) cells you need to get it reconditioned using a battery repair store as Li-ion battery packs needs specialist attention.An 18V NiCad drill battery contains 15 cells, each producing 1.2 volts. You may find that after someRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 1, 2020 in iPad,iPhone

Have you noticed apps disappearing from your iPhone or iPad? There is quite a simple explanation to what’s going on — a new feature that automatically offloads unused apps from your iOS devices.  While this feature is good if you regularly struggle with maxing out on your iPhone or iPad storage (by offloading apps, it releases the storage occupied by those apps) but there are some apps, which you don’t use regularly and then geRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on November 7, 2019 in DIY

If you use an off-grid alternative energy system, you will need a battery bank with deep cycle batteries.The most common deep cycle batteries used in off-grid energy systems are (deep cycle) lead-acid batteries because they’re reliable, affordable, and able to repeatedly deeply discharge and recharge.But a lot is asked of deep cycle lead-acid batteries in off-grid energy systems. The regular deeRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 7, 2019 in DIY

Every cell phone, laptop, and tablet seem to come with their own charger. If you’re like me, you’ve probably compiled quite a few chargers over the years. So the question becomes: is it safe to use a charger with your phone, laptop, camera, or tablet that isn’t the original manufacturer’s charger that came with the device?Types of ChargersIn this article, we will focus on three types of chargers: laptop chargers, micro USB chargers (theseRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 7, 2019 in DIY

Some of the most expensive batteries to replace are cell phone and laptop batteries – also known as Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) batteries.A lot of people don’t realize that poor care and poor charging practices dramatically decrease the battery life of their lithium-ion batteries.And the most crucial time in Lithium-ion battery care is during early use or when you first get the battery, phone, or laptop.So to help you prolong and maxiRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on November 7, 2018 in DIY

Applying an equalizing charge to your lead-acid batteries will help them charge better and last longer.So whether you are a battery reconditioning expert or a rookie, it is essential that you know what an equalizing charge is and how to apply one to a lead-acid battery, so you can get the most out of your battery.This simple technique is something that needs to be done on a somewhat regular schedule, and is basiRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 7, 2018 in DIY

Without a battery, your car simply isn’t functional. One of the most inconvenient things in life is when your car battery suddenly dies unexpectedly! This can delay you to work or make you miss an important appointment!But the good news is… there are several ways to know if your car battery is on the verge of dying and needs to be replaced. And in this article we will go over 7 signs your car battery is about to die and needs to be replaRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 28, 2017 in Apple

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus pre-bookings in India opened earlier this week and shipping starts September 30 2017. Great news for all the iPhone lovers who’ve been looking forward to this great phone. Guess what is better than getting a new iPhone?  Getting an iPhone for dirt cheap price… Because of Reliance Jio, there is an amazing offer out there, which will leave you with no excuse not to buy this phone. Lets have a look aRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 7, 2017 in Security

Securing your online accounts with two-factor authentication is not enough. A cheap device called YubiKey can help keep you from being hacked. Two-factor authentication is great but it has limitations too. Most of the commonly used platforms like Facebook, Gmail, Amazon etc. not only support but force you to use two-factor authentication, also known as 2FA. If you haven’t noticed it yet – it is the process wherein you need to authenticate usiRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on March 23, 2017 in Linux

TeamViewer is a great option to access your Linux machine remotely but until you set it to auto start, it may always need some manual intervention to start TeamViewer when say the Linux machine restarts. It does not matter which platform you’re accessing your Linux machine from using TeamViewer — it works well from all of them. I like using TeamViewer because it is reliable, works very well and is free for personal use. In case of freRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on December 11, 2016 in Mac

Introduced in OS X El Capitan and also present in current Mac operating system, MacOS Sierra has an inbuilt security technology to prevent potentially malicious software from modifying protected files and folders on your Mac. It is known as System Integrity Protection or SIP. System Integrity protection restricts the root user account and limits the actions that the root user can perform on protected parts of the Mac operating system.Due toRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 27, 2016 in How To

You may have a need to transfer your Google Analytics acccount to another person or entity because you sold your website or you are transferring your responsibility to someone else. Whatever may be the case, the steps to transfer your Google Analytics account are the pretty much similar. You need to be cautious when you’re doing so because one mistake can cost you precious historical data. Here in 4 simple steps, I’ll show you how to Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 4, 2016 in Books

Sweden is distributing translated copy of author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book, “We Should All Be Feminists,” to every 16-year-old student in the country. This is the book I would have wanted to get for all the guys in my class when I was 16 years old,” said Swedish Women’s Lobby chair Clara Berglund in the announcement. “That is why it is so important that we contribute to this project. It is a gift to all students,Read More...

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