How to Increase Money, Score and Game Speed on Rooted Android Devices


Indeed cheating in games is a bad habit, but sometimes it might be the only option left. Let’s take Need for Speed: Most Wanted as an example which I purchased from the play store a few months back while researching for the article top 5 Android racing games. The game went on smoothly for a […]

How to Backup and Restore Data on Windows Phone 8


The progress of internet and related technologies has brought along one awesome thing: easy and effortless data backup. Well, you could still lose all your data on a bad day but that would have caused partly by your carelessness. I mean, there are so many ways to backup your data these days. If you still […]

How to Directly Upload Linked Files from Chrome and Firefox to Dropbox


In my university the lecturers publish all the class notes on an online portal which we can download on personal devices for using later. The problem was that I had to download these documents to all the devices using the portal which was very time taking. As a solution I started using portable Dropbox app. […]

A Guide to Using Office Hub on Windows Phone 8


Being able to access your documents anytime and anywhere isn’t a novelty these days for most of us; it’s a necessity. The incredible growth in popularity of cloud backup services and smartphones are a clear indication of the fact that people need to (and love to) stay connected at all times. It also helps you […]

Keep Windows Defender Updated Even After Disabling Windows 8 Automatic Updates


Although there are many well known free antivirus solutions like Avast and AVG, Microsoft Security Essentials aka Windows Defender in Windows 8 has gained a lot of popularity lately. With a decent malware detection and removal rate, Windows Defender is now trusted by many home based Windows users. However, one difference between the third-party antivirus […]

How to Enable and Use Voice Commands on Windows Phone 8


Speech recognition engines (or voice command enabled services), I believe, are still in the process of evolving and being fine-tuned. They have complex algorithms and learning theories associated with them. However, their growth has been tremendous and most of us have had a chance to use them in the form of some web service or […]

How to Completely Remove and Uninstall Java From Windows PC


In the past we have talked about some online services that use the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) to run the server side application on the client side. While talking about them, I might have told you to allow JRE to run on the page. But if I would have been talking about the same services […]

Using Siri to Create Time-Based and Location-Based Reminders

Siri and Reminders

Siri is by far one of the most innovative things to come out of Cupertino in the past few years. It debuted with the iPhone 4S a while back. It has had its problems but still it has earned quite a following since then due to the unique personality that it shows, but mostly thanks […]

How to Copy and Paste Text on Windows Phone 8


Copy and paste is something that we need quite often and cannot do without. There are so many instances and minor occasions when we perform this activity without even realizing. Take for example, copying a contact from an address book and sharing with someone, saving a piece of message from an email or copying an […]

Understanding, Using and Managing Calendar on Windows Phone 8


Life is just too busy to remember all the important dates, events and tasks in hand, isn’t it? And, that is why I feel that calendars and to-do lists have a very important role to play in our lives. However, I also feel they are useless unless they are always in your pocket or an […]

How To Passcode-Lock and Configure Siri On Your iPhone

Siri Setup

In past articles we have already covered a few basics about Siri and some tips that can help you work much better with it. This time, we take a look at a few essential settings of Apple’s digital assistant and at how to make it more private and secure. Configuring Siri First, let’s start by […]

How to Add and Remove Programs from Windows 8 Startup


Adding applications to Windows startup is a necessary evil. It can be useful when we have to run certain applications automatically (like a web server or some mailing and messenger clients). But as these startup applications initiate simultaneously when Windows starts, the computer can become completely unresponsive when there are too many apps in the […]

How to Customize Windows Phone 8 Start Screen


Few days back we talked about customizing Windows Phone 8 lock screen which included details on how to enable password/lock on the phone, how to choose the pieces of information you wish to see there and more. Well, today we are set to discover the customization options for Start Screen on such devices. The Windows […]

Understanding and Using Internet Explorer 10 for Mobile on Windows Phone 8


Internet Explorer 10 for mobile isn’t just another browser that can open web pages. It is better, simpler, cleaner and has many new interesting features when compared to the previous versions. Most importantly, it shares the core engine with its desktop cousin, Internet Explorer for Windows 8. And that means, support for HTML 5 is […]