13 Kinds Of Portable Apps You Should Always Carry With You

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Windows has so many apps. Some like Chrome, Office, etc, are used every day, all day. Then you’ll find more obscure apps like TrueCrypt or Recuva – single purpose software that you need once in a blue moon. But when you do need it, there’s no time to go download. Portable apps for Windows are […]

Textra SMS: A Useful Android Messaging App With Material Design

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With the launch of Android Lollipop, the material design apps are now trending. Material design, in simple terms, is the new set of design guidelines determined by Google, in which the design of apps should be minimalist and classy. The motion of objects should correspond to the user action without breaking the continuity of experience. […]

Top 5 Ways To Discover Shared Links on Twitter

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Long live RSS. Ok, not really. People who love RSS for what it is, still use RSS. But it’s no secret that a lot of people have moved on – to Twitter of all places. Twitter is where you follow like minded people. Chances are that when someone you follow posts a link to an article […]

3 Hidden Features of OS X Yosemite You Didn’t Know About

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With the release of OS X Yosemite, Apple brought along a series of new features that became instantly popular. In fact, there are so many new features in the new system that some of them slipped completely under our radar or were simply left out of the different presentations Apple held. That’s why in this […]

How to Root Most Sony Xperia Series Devices Easily

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For a while I never had root access on my Xperia Z. Well, I never really wanted it until I got the 4.3 update from Sony. The latest update had some bugs that were causing a lot of battery drain due to the Google Play Services whenever location services were turned on. Now I did try everything […]

How To Play/Pause Spotify, Pandora, YouTube Using Mac’s Media Keys

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I don’t live in the US but I listen to music via Spotify’s web app when I’m writing or just browsing the net. I use the free ad-supported tier because I don’t need access to premium mobile features (podcasts FTW) and it’s better than blatant piracy. Cool Tip: I use Hola Unblocker Chrome extension to mask […]

5 Uses for Your Phone Camera other than Taking Photos and Selfies

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We use our smartphone cameras on a daily basis to shoot photos and selfies. We all just love to capture anything and everything, from our food to the funny looking dog down the street. But have you ever thought about the fact that these cameras can be used for so much more? Well if you haven’t, […]

How To Download Songs From SoundCloud On iPhone

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SoundCloud’s new app for iPhone can win design awards. Everything from transitions to one-handed use is thought out well. And it looks stunning. But the new app doesn’t have offline support. You cannot download songs (even the ones made downloadable by the artist) to listen to later. It’s streaming or nothing. Thankfully there are a […]

How to See All Messages from Social Apps In One App on Android

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We have friends and associates scattered all around our social networks. While some reach us through WhatsApp and text messages, others use Twitter and Facebook. And if you have a team on Slack, that makes a third set of people. Android throws notifications from them in the app drawer just as someone tries to reach you. While […]

How to Re-enable One-Finger Tap and Drag, and Menu Buttons Selection by Keyboard In OS X Yosemite

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With the release of OS X Yosemite, Apple brought an entirely new look to the system – easily its greatest design departure since the ‘Aqua’ interface was brought in a few years ago. However, the changes are not just cosmetic. In fact, there are a ton of new features included in the new system that promise to […]

How to Sign a PDF Using Preview in OS X Yosemite

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When you’re going paperless, a big part of the transition is dealing with features that are still stuck in the analog era. Signatures, for instance. Yes, you’ll find fingerprint authentication on the newer iPhones but when it comes to signing a contract, no matter how obscure, you still need to do it by hand. Or do you? […]

Comparing Android Desktop SMS Apps: MightyText vs Pushbullet vs AirDroid

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Apps that allow Android users to send SMS (or a text) from their desktop have existed for a while now. But lately, with KitKat’s better power management, Chrome’s notifications API, and the entry of Pushbullet (everyone’s favorite Android app), things are starting to heat up. As it stands, MightyText, Pushbullet and AirDroid  (all free apps) are the […]

How To Get Floating Lyrics For Play Music And Spotify On Android

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MusiXmatch has arguably one of the best collections of song lyrics. They have more than 25 million songs in their repository. And their newly updated Android app brings all that lyric goodness to your phone. What’s better? It’s compatible with apps like Spotify, Rdio, and Play Music so you don’t even need to switch players to […]

How To Change Fonts On Your Rooted Android Phone On Per App And System Basis

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I’m a fan of Android’s default Roboto font. It’s come a long way and with Android L it’s only getting better. But the beauty of Android is that you’re allowed to change stuff, for better or for worse. There are legitimate reasons you might want to change fonts on your Android phone. If you’re using […]