How-to Posts, Guides, Tutorials on Guiding Tech

A list of useful how-to articles, descriptive guides and step by step computer tutorials. The topics include Windows, Mac, Android, Web Apps, Software and much more.

How To Schedule SMS, Email, Twitter and Facebook Updates On Android

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We’re bound to forget things. It can be our parent’s anniversary or the deadline to submit a project. Facebook surely helps us remember birthdays – but not much else. If you’re the forgetful kind or you tend to miss deadlines due to a heavy workload, your best bet is to schedule messages, especially emails, ahead of […]

How to Control Everything On Your PC or Mac With iPhone or Android

Unified Remote

Ok, I have to admit, that headline sounds like a click bait. You can’t control “everything” on your PC or Mac with iPhone or Android but you’d be surprised how damn close you can get. I was. I’ll admit that it was the closest I ever got to a tech orgasm. Granted, that says more […]

5 Amazing Searchr Features to Improve Search on iPhone

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Launchers mean something completely different on iOS than they do on Android. On Android, homescreen launchers let you launch apps, specific shortcuts, toggles etc. On iOS, launchers have been affiliated with apps like Launch Center Pro or Drafts. They aren’t a homescreen replacement; instead they provide specific options to get you somewhere faster and more easily than you […]

How To Steam Music Stored In Dropbox, Google Drive Directly To Your Android Phone

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A lot of flagship and budget phones these days come with limited internal storage and no way to expand it. I certainly face this problem with my Moto G. Sure, 16 GB is still good but when you have a couple of apps, games and ROM backups, that 16 GB fills up quick. My music […]

How To Create a Stylish Wallpaper With Grainy Texture In Photoshop

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Depending on your taste, finding the ideal wallpaper to personalize your computer or smartphone can either be the easiest task in the world or one of the toughest ordeals. That is, of course, unless you can make your own wallpaper using just Photoshop and a few minutes of your time. Naturally, there are countless styles […]

5 Features That Make Javelin Browser Better Than Chrome On Android

Javelin Browser

Before Chrome came along, Dolphin Browser was the choice of every power user. It had tabbed browsing, add ons, gestures and a lot more desktop like features. But with each update it kept getting bigger and bigger. A time came when it was too bloated for its own good. By that time Chrome had finally […]

Top 2 Windows 8 Apps For Finding And Deleting Duplicate Files

Duplicate Cleaner Free

When we’ve got a couple of terabyte hard drives laying around, it’s easy to lose track of data. It’s easy to create duplicate copies of your photo library or Photoshop files for backup but as time goes, not only does it complicate things when it’s actually time to look for them but also takes up space […]

How To Disable iOS Mail App And Switch To a Third Party Client

Mail App

If you’re an iPhone user then you’ve used the Apple’s Mail app at least once. While it’s not a bad app, it’s also not that great. Sure, it has the basics covered but if you want to do anything more than read and swipe your mail away, the Mail app won’t do you good. There […]

Top 10 Notepad++ Plugins For Writers And Coders

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If you’re starting out with web development, programming or just writing in general, you need a strong text editor in tow. A good text editor is one that helps you do things smartly and takes the burden of small tasks away from you, allowing you to focus on writing. Sublime Text is one such code editor […]

The Best Websites and Tools To Form A Daily Writing Habit

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So you want to write? That’s good. But, as writers would tell you, writing is not easy. There are many hurdles standing between you and the habit of writing. There’s the challenge of actually making time from your life, sitting down with your computer (or a mobile device) and typing out words. Ok, so you […]

How to Read Books And Documents On Your PS Vita Without Hacking It

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While most of us have a smartphone, it is widely considered that the best platform for reading books is either an e-reader or a tablet. However, not everyone has one. But if you happen to have a PS Vita (which we have covered in a few very interesting articles, like this one and this one), then you […]

How To Use WhatsApp On PC For Your Rooted Android Phone

WhatsApp PC

If you live in a country where everyone you know uses WhatsApp, you know how frustrating it gets sometimes. Not just the annoying groups from your high school days that your friends won’t let you exit and the ones you can only mute for 8 days, but also picking up your phone to reply when […]

How to Get the Most Out of the Camera on Moto E

Moto E Camera

Moto E is a Rs 6,999 phone but doesn’t really feel like one. A lot of the hardware can be compared to phones a category above. And unlike other cheap Android phones, it runs the latest version of stock Android KitKat and runs it amazingly well. One place where the E’s price point is made […]

How to Verify Chrome Extension Permissions and Keep a Watch

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Google has provided Chrome users with an easy way of checking out what extensions and apps they have installed are exactly allowed to do. In truth, Google Chrome wouldn’t be as much fun to use without the ton of extensions available out there. However, just like with every good thing, those extensions and apps can […]