How to Switch the Default Browser in Windows 10 from Edge to Chrome or Firefox

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Let’s face it, you’re a power user. You upgraded to Windows 10, probably from Windows 7 because it finally started respecting hardcore power users. The kind who use Windows to get work down, not just browse around on Twitter using the touchscreen on their laptops. And in the same spirit, Microsoft has integrated its own […]

The Netflix Redesign: What’s New and How to Use It


If you logged onto the Netflix website lately to binge watch a new show, you may have noticed things look a little different. That’s because after years with a boring and sluggish design, Netflix finally updated the website to be modern and fast. Everything is darker, navigation isn’t the same and certain features are in […]

How to Send Self Destructing Email, Tweets and Messages

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Don’t you wish sometimes every social network was a bit like Snapchat? That if you choose to, there would be no record of the rant you posted on Facebook or a stupid joke you made on Twitter or that email you sent where you were really angry? It’s a running meme that the Internet never […]

How to Use the Moto Assist App on the 3rd Gen Moto G


I’m still in the process of testing out the 3rd Gen Moto G, but so far everything is working pretty smooth. The battery life seems impressive, the front-facing stereo speakers are great and the clean UI is pretty snappy. There is also a handy Moto Assist app that not a lot of people know about, […]

Top 5 Wallpaper and Screen Saver Apps for Mac

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Are you still using that default Mac wallpaper? Really? Don’t you get bored of it? Of course, you do. But like many of us, you gave up on hunting awesome wallpapers, curating a collection and remembering to cycle through them. You did that when you had all the time in the world. You don’t now. […]

How to Safely Install the Updated APK File for Your Android Apps Manually

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This is a classic Android geek problem. An awesome update to your favorite app arrives, you read about it on Android Police because of course you’re subscribed to their RSS feed. This update, though, man, this update is just really good. You go to the Play Store, search for the app and bummer! There’s no […]

3rd Gen Moto G: Why Should You Buy One?


With every passing year, Motorola releases its series of X, G and E Android phones. The G is in the middle, targeting markets where carriers don’t subsidize the rates and price sensitivity is paramount. 2015 was no different with the company already announcing various Moto X models and made the Moto G already available to […]

We’ve Launched the Guiding Tech Discussion Forum

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Yes, we have launched our discussion forums and we invite you all to sign up. If you’ve been a longtime GT reader, this is your way to contribute to the community and help fellow GT readers. And that is just one of the reasons why you should join our forums. Here are some other: Comments […]

5 Ways Lightning Cables Put Micro USB Chargers to Shame


As a die-hard Android fan, you’ll rarely ever catch me superfluously tooting Apple’s horn or badmouthing Android. However, the other day I started to notice an issue with the hardware of my one-year-old Samsung Galaxy Note 3 – an issue I’ve had with past phones that other people I know have encountered as well. When inserting […]

Easily Rollback from Windows 10 Upgrade Using Macrium Reflect

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I am sure everyone is excited for the Windows 10 upgrade, especially when it’s coming without a price tag. But there are still a few bugs in the final release and one must wait for some updates if they want a smooth ride. For those who are not conformable with the Windows 10 and need more time […]

Here’s Why You Should Switch From CyanogenMod 12.1 to Exodus (On OnePlus One)

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When I got my OnePlus One, it didn’t take me long to root it and flash a custom ROM. I went with CM 12.1 because what better to use on the OnePlus One than a Cyanogen ROM itself? And I was really happy with it. Until I wasn’t. Once the rapid battery drain, random reboots, […]

3 iOS Apps That Turn the Drudgery of Email Into the Simplicity of IM

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Email is an awesome protocol in many ways. It’s actually one of the few totally open and decentralized protocols available right now. Of course, that has its downsides. Spam being the biggest offenders. But there’s something beautiful about email being an open protocol. You can mould it, make it your own. And trust me, email […]

Getting Started With Zooper Widget on Android


One thing I like about Android that I always miss on other mobile operating systems is the support for home screen widgets. Every morning I dedicate 15 minutes to my widgets to get information like weather, news and my upcoming events and meetings right on the home screen. The second thing that’s great about them […]

Differences Between Moto X Play, Pure & Style Explained


Motorola went ahead and released their flagship of 2015 before Google got a chance to roll-out their latest Android OS – the M. But, wait, we don’t have one, nor two, but three different Moto Xs this year. That’s right, the company has released 3 different models, with different specs and in the midst, has […]