Top 7 Ways to Productively Chrome’s Bookmarks Bar

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The bookmarks bar is the most underutilized space in a browser. More often than not, it’s right there, but not being used to its full potential. Today I’ll tell you about how to add your favorite websites to the bookmarks bar, how to customize them, organize them in folders and clean up the mess if […]

Top 4 Apps To Create Your Own Awesome Polygon and Blur Wallpapers For iPhone

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After a lot of fiddling about, I’ve finally found the perfect lockscreen wallpaper for my iPhone. It’s a simple black background with the words “Don’t panic” embossed in cool red fonts. If you’re not a fan of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy (which is a hilarious Sci-Fi book that you should totally pick up), […]

All You Need to Know About Hacking Your PS Vita: VHBL, TN-V, Exploits, Emulators Explained

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If you own a PS Vita, you have certainly heard at least mentions of users able to ‘hack’ it. Perhaps you are even wondering what all this hacking talk is about and if you could do it yourself. Well, you’re in luck – read along to find out everything you need to know about the PS […]

6 Things You Need To Know Before Upgrading To iOS 8

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iOS 8 is available starting September 17th worldwide. But before you start downloading the huge update, here are some things you need to know. Also stated are the steps you need to take to prepare your iPhone or iPad for a smooth iOS 8 upgrade. 1. Is Your Device Compatible? Before you get all excited, […]

2 Ways to Remove Duplicates in a Google Docs Spreadsheet

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Google Spreadsheet (now called Sheets as part of the Google Drive productivity suite) is turning out to be a real MS Excel competitor. The amount of stuff Excel can do is truly mind-boggling. But Sheets is catching up. More importantly it is beating Excel by integrating add-ons and scripts in an easy to use manner. Plus there’s […]

How To Open, Highlight and Annotate PDFs in Chrome

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I’ve professed my dislike of PDFs as a format for files in general before. But it’s something I can’t escape. Which is why I’ve written extensively about how to improve the experience. Today we’ll be taking the PDF experience out of the cloud and the PC and directly into the Chrome browser. Chrome is the […]

How To Download Instagram Photos And Videos On iPhone and Android

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I hope by now we’ve established that Instagram is not just for selfies. In fact, some of the best shots I’ve seen recently came from my Instagram feed. The cameras in iPhones and top-end Android phones these days are truly awesome. Combine that with Instagram finally getting advanced photo editing features that go far beyond the filters and […]

7 Cool Mobile Apps to Better Use of Your Time At Airports

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Of what little time I’ve spent at the airport, it’s never been a particularly joyous affair. Airports suck. But unless you’re willing to take a ship across the sea or sit in a train for two nights, you’ll have to go through that “horrific airport experience” that fades in comparison to the above alternatives. Still, you’re […]

How to Open Links Without Leaving an Android App

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Whether through messages, status updates, tweets or some group message on Whatsapp, there are times when we receive some external links that we need to open in the default browser on our droids. While we do that, we need to leave the current app we are working with. The scenario only gets worse when some data […]

How To Customize Your Google Forms With Themes

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Google Forms are a great way to collect information from others, but the problem until now was that forms looked pretty plain and unattractive. That’s about to change, as Google has introduced themes for the service. Here’s how to use them. Google Forms Themes Using Google Forms to collect your friends’ or coworkers’ input is […]

How To Speed Up a Slow Mac

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A Mac usually takes care of itself. But once its been used for one too many years, it starts getting slow, just like any computer. It can be anything; hard drive overload, corrupted system files, a rogue app or just an outdated OS. There could be a lot wrong under the hood, and hunting for the […]

5 Important Apple Watch Features That Are Little Known

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On its recent September keynote, Apple finally announced its entrance to the wearable/fashion market with the Apple Watch. However, while we got a good look at this new wrist accessory from Cupertino, Apple left many questions unanswered about this new product. Thankfully, different reporters got answers to a few of these questions, finding out some […]

How To Install Greasemonkey And Userscripts In Firefox And Chrome

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Tinkerers always find their way. When you’re looking from far above, browsers like Chrome and websites like YouTube and Facebook look impenetrable. But it’s all built on the same code. Some basic HTML, CSS, JavaScript to shape what you see and server side programming to keep it running. And a lot of it is open […]

Become a Smarter Microsoft Excel User With ExcelJump

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When it comes to working with data, and I am talking about a lot of data, Microsoft Excel still remains the most popular software around the world. Anyone who uses spreadsheets knows just how incredibly useful Excel is. Here at Guiding Tech, time and again we have come up with great Excel tips and tutorials, […]