How to Get iOS-like Assistive Touch on Android


You might be aware of the iOS feature called Assistive Touch. This feature helps users in circumstances where they have trouble touching the screen or pressing the buttons on their iPhone. Up until iPhone 5, the primary use of the assistive touch button has been to use it as a soft home key in place of the […]

How to Use Row and Column Markers on Edit Plus


Edit Plus is without doubt one of the most feature-rich text editors. In fact, its capabilities run beyond a text editing tool. Hence, it is widely used in the industry, especially by programmers. As a programmer myself, I must often look at source code, debugging log files, data files, and much more. And when I do that, […]

How to Back Up and Copy Your iPhoto Library to Another Mac


A few months ago when OS X Yosemite was first shown to the public, Apple demonstrated its new Photos app. This app is meant to simplify photo management for all Mac users by emulating the looks and functions provided by the Photos app on both the iPhone and the iPad. This simplification comes at a […]

5 Things You Must Check Before Buying a Used iPhone

Used iPhone

iPhones are expensive. Especially if you don’t live in a country where you can get them subsidized. In some countries, new iPhones go for around a thousand dollars. Isn’t that just crazy? If you’d like to be a bit more frugal while indulging in the Apple-verse, you need to take the road much traveled – […]

How to Stream Spotify Songs from Android to Chromecast

Spotify on Chromecast

Currently I’ve been trying out Rdio because it’s officially available in my country and the plans are super cheap. $2 for unlimited ad-free listening and mobile offline access? Yes please, I’ll have some of that. But the more I use Rdio, the more I miss Spotify. Even when I was using the free plan via […]

How to Use Light Manager For More Control Over LED Notifications on Android


I must say that after using the MIUI on the Redmi Note 4G for a few days now, I am quite amazed at some of the built-in settings it comes with. One of the features I like is the ability to set custom colors to the device’s LED light. While it might appear to be a […]

Top 3 Calendar Widgets for Android to Stay on Top of Your Schedule

Calendar Widget

Although it was a big thing in the early Android days of yore, widgets are now a dwindling race. One of my favorite Android launchers doesn’t even support them. While in 2010 you’d find me downloading and experimenting with all sorts of widgets (even on the lockscreen), they’re now decreased to the bare essentials. The clock, […]

How to Squeeze the Data Plan on Your iPhone to the Max


No matter which way you look at it, with every new smartphone you get, your data consumption seems to be heading exclusively in one direction: Up. This is no surprise since every day more and more of the apps we use rely on internet-based services in order to provide faster and more accurate information about […]

How to Automatically Batch Resize Images in Mac Using Automator


Automator is an automation app that comes preinstalled with every Mac. It’s a simple utility where you create a workflow by specifying a set of instructions (called Actions) that the app will follow, one after the other. Automator can do everything from moving files or modifying files to complex things like launching scripts and interacting with […]

6 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About WhatsApp Web

WhatsApp Web

The internet is ablaze with tales of WhatsApp’s triumphant foray into the lands of the world wide web. Yes, the headlines are right, there’s a WhatsApp for ‘web’. As always, that’s not the whole story. And here at Guiding Tech we pride ourselves with telling the whole truth. So that next time you’re having a […]

4 Useful Tips for Getting the Most Juice Out of Your MacBook’s Battery Life


If you are the proud owner of a MacBook, then you know that while Apple’s portable batteries can last quite long, every extra minute that you can squeeze from your MacBook when unplugged is extremely valuable. Thankfully, Apple provides a wide set of tools within OS X that you can use to optimize the battery […]

How to Install Official Leaked Lollipop Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900


It’s been almost 3 months now that Google launched Lollipop for Android devices, but to date, not even 1% of Android users have received the update. Each manufacturer is taking their own sweet time to develop the update and then launch it based upon the user’s location. I wish Google would set some regulation on their […]

Top 7 Classy and Funky Cases for iPhone 6


Note: This post contains affiliate links. Read our affiliate disclosure here. There are thousands of iPhone cases out there. Everything from dirt cheap to super classy. But which are actually worthy buying? If you’ve got a new iPhone 6 and want to put that baby in a case (either to get a better grip on […]

SyncDroid: Easy Android Data Backup to Windows and Dropbox


In my line of work, I experiment a lot with the gadgets I own. Sometimes I excel in conducting them and share the results with you. But there are times when I get stuck and have to start from scratch. Anyways, I somehow manage to get my device up and running after a few setbacks. But […]