Posted by Mayank on August 9, 2012 in Android,How To

A few Samsung Galaxy S II and also Samsung smartphone owners face this issue of their Samsung shutting down. One of our reader, Matt K. has this question "My Samsung keeps turning off. It cannot be booted until I remove and replace the battery. What can I do to avoid my Samsung Galaxy S II shutting off." It is really tricky to find out what’s going wrong. Many a times, there’s an app that has been installed and is messing with the Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on August 8, 2012 in How To,Website

Whenever I look for something on Amazon, for next few days I see Amazon ads for that product almost all over the internet. Amazon doesn’t care even if I was just browsing that product on their store.  Their system thinks that if I was looking for a product on Amazon there are strong chances that I may buy that product if persuaded by these advertisements on partner websites. If you are also unhappy with this unwanted advertisement and wantRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 7, 2012 in How To

Normally prices go down and that is what we as consumers tend to believe. However, that is always not always the case. While it is true that overall the prices do go down over a longer period of time, however, the prices do show a lot of variation in shorter period of time. I love to buy products from Amazon because I do not need to pay sales tax and also, it is usually at Amazon that I end up getting the lowest price of a product, apart from theRead More...

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

Ok, So you found that important article on internet and now want to save it for future reference. Usually people would either bookmark the page but what if the page is removed from the website later in the future. Best way which I would think is to save the page as PDF on your desktop. There are few software which once installed can let you hit ‘Print’ and then save the page as PDF. But now with Internet, ‘once called a space agRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 19, 2012 in How To

Roku HD Streaming Player  delivers all the streaming entertainment choices, HD video quality, and ease-of-use that Roku has always been known for. You get free movies, 450+ channels, including Netflox, HBO GO and Amazon Instant Video. Roku works with virtually any TV, includes built-in wireless, and sets up in minutes. Roku gives you more freedom as to where to place the device and turns your TV into a streaming machine. To start streaming cRead More...

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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 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 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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