Feature Posts on Guiding Tech

Features on Guiding Tech are the posts that showcase a special trick, guide, list.. anything that deserves a special mention. This page lists all those posts. Check them out.

The Complete Guide to Using Android to Survive in a New Country

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Whether you are traveling to a new country for a temporary stay or moving in permanently, the first few days (or weeks) are the most challenging. Changing climate, new language, unknown streets… there’s just so much to watch out for. However, if you carry an Android phone, you can ease up things for yourself by installing some […]

How to Play Nintendo DS Games On Your iPhone or iPad Without Jailbreaking It

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For iOS gaming fans, entries from major game developers (like Nintendo or Sony for example) still remain elusive, and any app that allows game emulation in the App Store is always quickly removed by Apple. This time though, the clever developers at InfiniDev have created NDS4iOS, an iOS app that can be installed right from […]

What is EXIF Data of an Image and the Best Online Tools to Find It

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If you are a photography beginner, you might not know what EXIF is. But when you get deeper into this field, EXIF knowledge becomes a must. You might think photography is an art but with state of the art modern hardware it’s just as much about the specs and numbers. Admiration of photos is highly […]

6 Killer Kindle Paperwhite Features You Should Be Using

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Many ebook reader enthusiasts label Kindle as a “consumer” product. I would know, I was one of them. Two years ago, when you looked at Kindle, what you saw was a tightly controlled closed ecosystem tied with hardware that wasn’t much better than the competition. Now though, things are different. Kindle offers best in class […]

4 Features That Make MX Player The Best Video Player for Android

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While reviewing KMPLayer for Android, which was launched just a month back, I realized that I compared it to MX Player frequently. That resulted in me taking a fresh look at MX Player, one of my favorite video player apps. I compared it with other players in the market and concluded that it brings in some useful […]

Top 10 Ways To Legally Download Free Music Online

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Ah, legally downloaded music. Ever since Napster, that phrase has a stigma attached to it that should actually belong to illegally downloaded music. If you lived through the mid 2000s, you know how downloading music illegally was the cool thing to do, especially among the teen geeks. The excitement of evading paywalls and using loopholes […]

The Best Markdown Writing Apps For Mac

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We’ve already told you about Markdown, a syntax that’s easy to write and read, and made for the web. If you are a web writer, Markdown can only make your life easier as it allows you to write in the plain text which you can later convert to HTML. And if you own a Mac, you […]

5 Cool Things You Didn’t Know Google Drive Could Do

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You might think of Google Drive (which Google Docs is a part of) as just an online place to store your documents and spreadsheets, but it’s a lot more than that. Google wants it to dethrone Dropbox. And at the pace at which it’s been receiving updates, I wouldn’t be surprised if it races ahead of […]

10 Places To Visit in Google Street View For A Breathtaking Experience

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Google Street View is one of the most interesting services of Google Maps. It allows you to take virtual tour of lots of great places on this planet. By this way, you can visit places you normally wouldn’t get to (or places you plan on going at some point), and that too from the comfort of your […]

8 Things To Do After Buying Nokia X to Make it Better

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So you got yourself a Nokia X, wonderful. As we found out in our review, while it might not be for everyone, it does have a place in the world. Spend some time reading this article and you’ll save a lot of time and confusion while using this device. 1. Learn How To Use It […]

3 Cool Sites To Play Retro Games Like Super Mario On Your Browser

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If you have been a gamer for a very long time then, perhaps, you were around when the first consoles were released. And there might be a possibility that you even miss some of those great old games and wish that you could play them even now. If that has been the case, we have […]

Nokia X Review: The OK, The Bad and The Ugly

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It’s here. A Nokia phone running Android. Before you go ahead and declare it the best will-they-won’t-they ending since Ross and Rachel’s in Friends, how about a reality check? Yes, it’s a Nokia phone… but a low-end one. Yes, it’s running Android… but it’s a one and a half year old version with no Google […]

3 Best Ways to Read Articles from Web On Your Kindle

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These days, we are constantly glued to screens — be it on our cell phones or desktop computers.  Sitting in front of these illuminated color displays for long hours takes a toll on our eyes. And no, that’s not an assumption. There’s even a name for that condition. In this digital era, how can one give […]

Top 3 Free Mac Apps for Working With MKV Movie Files

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For Mac users, perhaps one of the most bothersome issues of using it is that some important pieces of software are not always as widely available as they are on Windows machines. A great example that comes to mind is trying to find the right set of tools needed to work with MKV movie files […]