How to Root OnePlus One Running KitKat (Unlock Bootloader and Install Custom Recovery)

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The OnePlus One is a pretty awesome phone. Especially after the Nexus 6 turned out to be an overpriced monster. And now, it’s also relatively easy to acquire. There’s an open sale every week and invites are easier to get. I like to say that OnePlus One is the new Nexus. It’s a mid-range phone with […]

How to Sync Sessions in Chrome and Firefox Across Devices using TabCloud

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Cloud services make our lives so easy these days. We can save our files on the cloud and then access them on any of our devices or even public computers to continue our work right where we left off. These services are not limited to only files – people who use online sync services on their […]

3 Really Cool (and Well-Hidden) Features of Photoshop

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If you visit our site frequently, then you know how versatile and powerful a tool Photoshop can be whenever you need to edit photos or images in general. We’ve posted several tutorials about it, including how to create silhouette images with Photoshop or how to manage color when printing via this app. But whether you […]

Top 5 Product Hunt and Hacker News Apps and Tools

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If you’re a GT regular, you might know that I like to read up on technology. Especially new technology. The hottest new apps, a faster tool to get something done, problem-solving workflows, and more. One of the ways I do that is by reading Product Hunt and Hacker News (and sometimes Designer News). If you’re […]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Use the Edges Like a Pro

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When I first heard that Samsung was showcasing a phone with touchscreen edges, my reaction was somewhere between “A what??” and “No. Just no.” How could a screen that extends along the sides of your phone be practical, and moreover, why would that increase convenience or productivity at all? Sounded rather gimmicky to me. But then I saw […]

How to Easily Control and Manage Volume on Android

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One thing I like about Samsung phones that I don’t find on other devices is how they handle volume when any of the volume rockers are pressed. When either button is pressed, you first get the option to control ringtone volume, but then, using the settings button next to it you can configure notification, media, alarm […]

4 Ways to Fix OnePlus One’s Battery Draining Problems

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When I bought the OnePlus One, I was looking for a beast and not just performance wise. The reviews all reported great battery life (3100 mAh!). A friend of mine consistently gets 7-8 hours of screen time per charge. And it easily makes it beyond 1 day for him. So I was surprised when my OPO […]

Top 6 MIUI 6 Features That Make it Stand Out

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I was introduced to the awesomeness of MIUI 6 with the Mi 4 review unit and even after using MIUI 5 for months, there was so much to explore in the new version. Everything looked more polished and features that already used to stand out when compared to stock Android, got even better with revision 6. […]

How to Securely Wipe Your Android Phone Before Selling It

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So you’re buying a new Android phone. That’s great. Congratulations. But what are you going to do with the old one now? Sell it, probably. Or hand it down to a family member or a friend. Either way, you’re going to need to make sure no personal data makes the transition. You’ll need to wipe the […]

Top 7 Tips and Tricks for Customizing Cyanogen OS 11S on OnePlus One

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One of the best things about OnePlus One is the software that comes with it – Cyanogen OS 11S (based on Android KitKat 4.4). For the uninitiated, Cyanogen OS (which is the commercial version of CyanogenMod) is a third party custom ROM for Android. OnePlus One is one of the first devices to bundle it as […]

How to Open Links Directly in Incognito on Android (Chrome and Firefox)

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Chrome’s Incognito Mode or Firefox Private Window, be it on the computer or on Android, is a great way to browse the web without piling up a browsing history and to prevent cookies from being stored on the device. Once you are done browsing, even the device doesn’t remember if you have ever visited the […]

Flud vs tTorrent vs uTorrent: Which Is the Easiest Torrent Downloader for Android?

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If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve got a monster in your pants. I mean your pants pocket. We’re all moving around carrying what can only be described as miniature computers. They have RAM in GBs, bus speed that rivals that of desktop computers and 5.5 inch screens with resolution higher than the 15.6 inch […]

How to Get Slo-Motion and Time Lapse in One Video on iPhone

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The iPhone Slow Motion and Time Lapse camera has made taking videos more fun than ever. The way we can so easily speed up a video or make a slow motion of it is amazing. But the area where the stock camera app misses out is that a video can only be either time-lapse or […]

How to Buy US PSN Cards (Without Paying Extra) From Outside US

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If you own a PlayStation console, be it a PS3, a PS Vita or a PS4 and you don’t live in the U.S., then perhaps you know how different prices can be between games sold in the U.S. vs PlayStation games sold elsewhere. In fact, depending on where you live, you could end up paying […]

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