About Ashish Mundhra

Ashish Mundhra is a tech blogger from TechPanache and is an enthusiast in the field of technology. A software engineer, he enjoys learning about technological advancements and exploring the gamut of new developments in the field. Once versed with the knowledge, he loves sharing his experiences and experiments with the world.

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How to Bypass Lock Screen on Android When Connected to Trusted Devices


One of the coolest features on the Android Lollipop update is the ability to smart unlock. This feature marks a safe location for your Android device by recording the Wi-Fi network or the Bluetooth device you connect to and then keeps your device unlocked in that location. The feature can be handy when you are […]

Get Complete Control Over Individual App Permissions on Android with XPrivacy


Though most Android users don’t really care, you should always look at the permissions that apps ask you to grant while installing from the Play Store or even when sideloading from different sources. Keeping a tab on these permissions is always a good habit to make sure you safeguard your identity, location, and data privacy. There […]

How to Find IMEI Number of Lost or Stolen Android and iPhone


Your IMEI number, which is short for International Mobile Station Equipment Identity, is a unique number that is given to every phone and acts like the i.d. of that particular device. God forbid you lose your phone or someone steals it, the very same IMEI number can help you to track down the device. You can […]

How to Easily Fill Web Forms on Android on Chrome and Firefox


Have you ever created an online account using a mobile browser? Well, if you have, you must be well aware of the issues one can face while filling all the fields of a web form on a mere 4” display and an even smaller keyboard. I often used to skip the task on my phone […]

GT Explains: Sideloading Apps on Android and How to Get it Done


If you have tinkered with your Android, you’ve probably comes across the term ‘sideloading.’ Typically, it means the transfer of files to a mobile device via USB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or by copying to a memory card. Needless to say, there’s more to it than just that definition (that’s why this article). Today we will delve deeper into what […]

Ready Contact List: A Worthy Alternative to Android’s Stock Dialer


Phone dialers, messaging, contacts, and picture galleries are some of the apps that we bother least about. We’re least bothered in the sense that we tend to stick to the default apps and never think to try something different. Take the phone dialer as an example; the app that comes preinstalled in the stock versions of Android is […]

How to Use Your Android Safely on the Street Using Iris


Just like air, water, and food, the smartphone has become a vital entity in our lives. We just can’t help but stay glued to its screen from dawn to dusk, or sometimes even till midnight. While commuting, having lunch, at a boring party or an entertaining night out with friends, we always fall back to our smartphones […]

How to Bookmark Apps and Tasks as Bubbles to Ease Multitasking on Android


Multitasking is an over-used word, especially when it comes to smartphones. We always say that we love to run multiple apps on our Android and work on them in parallel. But if you take notice, most of the time that we think we’re multitasking, it’s basically just two apps that we switch between while working. It’s only once in […]

How to Make Sure You Don’t Get Adware With the Software You Download


Whenever I write a software review for Windows, I always mention whether the installer is clean and if a direct download option is not available on a website. Well, that’s because the windows downloads are in a very despairing state these days. They install the software you wish for, but also give you a handful […]

How to Change APK File Names and Icons Quickly and Easily


A few days back I wrote an article on how Android users can clone an app on their phone and run two independent instances of that app. As the cloned app had the same APK name and icon, it became difficult for the user to launch the correct app when needed. Therefore, to make things smoother, […]

How to Force-Buffer and Auto-Pause YouTube Videos When You Switch Tabs


Keynote address or cricket match, you can watch anything on YouTube these days. Believe me when I say that I have not renewed my TV subscription for almost 2 months now. A high speed internet connection is all you need – and a casting device like Chromecast takes things to a whole different level. When it […]

How to Turn Any Screen into a Floating Window on Android


Carrying a large screen phone is cool and useful when you are taking photos, watching videos, or playing games. Phones with bigger screens are like a style statement these days and everyone loves to flaunt their screens wherever they go. However, all it takes is a grocery bag in one hand to kill the practicality of large […]

Easily Stream Media from Cloud Storage and Local Computers on Android


Mobile means access on the go. Be it data, files or media. But this ‘on the go’ part works well for stuff like documents and spreadsheets. Even Dropbox will soon let you create and manage office docs. That’s good, but when it comes to music and video, the story is slightly different, especially when you are […]

2 Video Resizers for Android that Actually Work


Moments are meant to be shared – be it photos or videos, they bring happiness without a price tag. I can bet, nothing brings a bigger smile to our parents far away from us than a video of their grandchild blowing out the candles of his/her first birthday cake. Online social networks like Facebook and YouTube have literally no limits […]