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 Hack Your PS Vita (Firmware 3.18 or Below) and Install TN-V To Play PSP ISOs (Game Backups)

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If you have a PS Vita and had a PSP before, then you might be wondering why some of the PSP games you have are simply not available on the PSN Vita store. In fact, there are tons of Vita owners out there that would like to play those games on their Vitas and fully […]

GT Explains: What Are Extensions In iOS 8? (And How To Enable Them)

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With iOS 8, Apple is opening previously closed doors. Developers can now get their hands on functionality that was previously limited to the OS. Extensions are just one of the ways Apple is doing it (widgets and iCloud Drive are the other two). What exactly are extensions? If you’ve used Chrome or Firefox on your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Quickly and Easily Encrypt Data On Android

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Our phones are our lives. We use it to talk to people close to us, write about our personal lives, sign important documents, and even use it to take not-so-suitable for work selfies. All important data should be protected and encrypted. Now there’s an Android app to do this easily and effectively. What Is Secrecy? […]

How to Control Android Remotely Using TeamViewer QuickSupport

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Remote assistance is a great way for you to aid others with their day-to-day tech problems. It’s way better than directing someone over the phone. Because of the visual assistance, the user at the other end can learn what’s going on easily. Considering my area of expertise, I am the go-to guy in my family […]

Halftone 2 Review: Simple and Intuitive Comic Book Creation For iPad

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  Who of us haven’t enjoyed comics at some point of our lives? In fact, I remain a big fan of a few series that I constantly read. However, I’ve always considered creating them difficult and have admired the people who create them if only because of the sheer amount of work and talent it […]

How To Sync Ebook Read Positions Between Devices

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The last decade has been kind to us. Households went from one desktop that used to sit in the living room to multiple laptops/tablets/cell phones. These days, it’s not odd to find 3–4 devices to one name. All that access to technology is great but it brings up a big issue of syncing data. Today […]

How to Know if Your Windows PC Can Run a Game

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Knowing whether your PC can actually run a game before going out and buying said game (or getting it from an online store, like Origin) is absolutely essential. I mean, you wouldn’t want to spend money on something you can’t use, would you? Well, there is a solution that can assure this won’t happen. Of course, […]