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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Posted by Mayank on January 9, 2013 in Gadgets

What happens when world-renowned French designer Phillipe Starck and Parrot, developer of the most extensive range of hands-free systems on the market for cars, come together? Sensational product Parrot Zik is born! Parrot Zik headphones, which combine advanced technology and sleek design (No wonder – parrot makes the AR.Drone, the first quadricopter piloted via wi-fi and using augmented reality. Parrot Zik headphones feature 4 active mRead More...

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Posted by Prashant on January 6, 2013 in Gadgets

BoomBot REX is the latest bluetooth speaker by BoomBot, company founded in 2009 by Lief Storer and Chris McKleroy who are both tech savvy skiers and cyclists. BoomBot REX  has been more than 200% funded in less than a week on Kickstarter and has already hit a mark of $100,000. BoomBot REX sound quality has already been compared with Jawbone Jambox but it’s much more than that. REX is half the size and price of Jawbone Jambox and it’Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 6, 2013 in iPad,iPhone

Reminders are a perfect way to keep you on track and save time. You’ll see your productivity sky rocket when you don’t forget stuff and do them right – in the first shot itself. There are several apps to keep you on track and provide reminders, including the Reminders app by Apple. Reminders app is great, but it is not awesome. It does not have all the features to be a robust reminder tool. There is one app, which has caught outRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on December 30, 2012 in How To

Some people believe that a PC’s startup and shutdown processes create wear and tear and therefore opt to leave their machines running 24×7. Some experts also believe in the same and recommend leaving your PC in running mode forever. Other think that keeping your PC running forever is a waste of energy and prefer to shutdown their PC when their work is finished. They do not believe that startup and shutdown processes causes wear and teaRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on December 30, 2012 in Review

If you want to build your own website, you need a place to host your website. There are quite a few free web hosting solutions available like blogger.com. However, they are not an ideal solution because you’re not allowed to completely personalize your website, there are limitations to what all you can do with that website and you can not sell your website. If you want your website to be under your control, you need a good web hosting solutRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on December 28, 2012 in GMail,How To

GMail has a nice feature that it not only stores all the addresses you’ve stored in your contacts list, but also one you’ve sent an email to. It is a nice convenience, but not always. For example, you’d be having an updated address in your contacts list however, GMail will also show an email address which your contact had ages ago. You may end up picking the wrong address! Worse, those unwanted email addresses keep showing up inRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on December 27, 2012 in How To

Multiple user setup on a computer is a good option to keep your documents, pictures and assignments organized. Also, it reduces, if not remove the chances of accidentally deleting or overwriting other’s document. Multiple user stip on a PC is simple and straight forward. Let’s see how to do so. How to Set Up Multiple Users on a PC 1. Click the Windows logo at the left hand bottom of your screen and go to the Control Panel. 2. If you&#Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on December 27, 2012 in Android

If you are facing issues with battery life of droid razr or wondering why your Motorola droid razr battery life is dying then before you decide to do a battery upgrade make sure you have tried below tips to extend battery life of droid razr. Disable Bluetooth on Droid Razr If you don’t own a bluetooth headset or earpiece, then it’s better if you keep the bluetooth OFF on your cellphone. Keeping the bluetooth ON for a longer time drainRead 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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