How to Search Directly Within Apps on iOS 9

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I have more than a hundred and fifty apps on my iPhone. While the first screen is neatly organized with my favorite apps, the next 4 pages are abysmal. But it doesn’t matter because most of the time, I just use Spotlight to search for apps. It’s only a down-swipe gesture away on the homescreen […]

Dying to Evolve: The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ Review

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I’m a firm believer in technology. It doesn’t care for fashion or trends or appeal. It cares only about simplifying things. Making it better. Evolving to outgrow the old norms and become something even better. Take a look at the internet itself. How it’s changed over the years and we’re now ready for Web 3.0, […]

2 Free and Secure Services to Encrypt Files in Cloud Storage


Would you trust your friend or an associate with an official file or with a private photo from a vacation? I am sure, the answer will be a big NO. So if we can’t trust our associates or friends, how we trust cloud services with GBs of data from our personal and professional lives? If […]

How to Send Live Photos to Other Devices from Your iPhone 6s


You got your iPhone 6s with 3D Touch and you’ve been experimenting with your shiny new device like I have. Live Photos in particular are pretty cool. When the feature is enabled, your iPhone will capture 1.5 seconds before and 1.5 seconds after every photo you take. Then when you go back into your Photos […]

GT Explains: What is Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 and Why it Should Not Freak You Out


It’s been quite a while that Windows 10 has launched and still people are reluctant whether they should upgrade to it or not. There’s no  straight cut answer to this, but we always try our best to help you through the decision. From what I feel, Wi-Fi Sense, a new feature included in Windows 10, has […]

How to Get the Old 4-Digit Passcode Back in iOS 9


If you upgraded to iOS 9, you may or may not have noticed depending on the way you upgraded that your iPhone now requires a six-digit passcode to unlock your device. This is two digits more than the previous four necessary. From the moment I upgraded to the iOS 9 beta months before the public […]

How to Customize Your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Effectively

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With every passing year we’ve seen some incredible high-resolution products hitting the market. Retina display was an effective buzzword, but the resolution wars have raged long before and continue to do so. We have the pleasure of testing the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, but surprisingly it doesn’t get the Theme Store like its brethren smartphones. Anyhow, […]

How to Link Smartphones and Tablets to Create a Unified Surround Speaker


At some point or the other, we all have tried various hacks in order to get louder sound from our phone or tablet’s speakers. The glass or the bowl trick works all the time and gives you a louder sound when you don’t have a portable speaker at your disposal. But what if I told you […]

How to Save Time and Keystrokes on Your Chromebook

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If you do a ton of typing on your Chromebook, you probably regret you can’t install your favorite PC or Mac program for text expansion. That doesn’t mean you can’t optimize your keystrokes and avoid the trackpad on your Chromebook. A few built-in tools and extensions can speed you through your day. Memorize or Create […]

How to Customize Your iPhone 6s’ Sensitivity to 3D Touch


3D Touch is an incredible new way to interact with your iPhone’s display. Because it’s a hardware feature, it’s only available on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus and presumably new iPhones in the future. It enables you to perform different actions in iOS based on how firmly you’re pressing on the screen while […]

Guide To Remote Desktop Connection on Windows 10


Accessing your PC remotely is a thing that every tech geek knows. We have covered this area in the past many times for various platforms. But with a major change in an OS, Windows 10 this time, it requires a refresh. So let’s see what has changed (or not) in Windows 10. The Basics: Enable […]

How to Take Normal, Scrolling and Annotated Screenshots on the Samsung Galaxy Note5

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Ever since the Galaxy Note with its built-in stylus came out, it has introduced us to new ways of note taking and annotations. You could select a part of the screen and write on it and share it with anyone. The Note5 continues that tradition by adding a few new tricks and by using a […]

How to Hide Photos and Other Media Using Private Mode on the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

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Privacy and Android have not really been synonymous with each other. There is a lot of debate around the security of the OS itself, plus Google’s idea of using users data for their advertising platform. In any case, the debate and its comparison with iOS won’t die out any time soon and we’re not going […]

GT Explains: Low Power Mode of iOS 9 and How to Use it Effectively

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When compared to iOS 8 and previous versions, iOS 9 not a major upgrade which changes the platform significantly. But the nifty changes that have been incorporated in the latest version really make a significant difference. We have already covered 9 new things to check out in the latest iOS 9 you must check out. Things […]