How to Use BitTorrent Sync to Sync Files Between iPhone and Mac/Windows


Up until now, we have relied mostly on third party services for all our file-syncing needs. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive are all excellent choices for syncing files across devices, but they come with a couple of downsides. To start, they all have limited storage and you have to pay if you want more. […]

2 Ways to Upload Files to Google Docs (or Drive) By Email


Google Docs is not only a great place to work on all your word processing needs, but you can also use Google Drive to save and backup your files. Unfortunately, though, it doesn’t allow you to upload files via email attachments. It used to at one point when Google Docs users had a secret email […]

How to Easily Remove Bloatware from Your Android Device

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You buy that brand new smartphone or tablet that advertises X amount of storage space only to find it really only has about one-third of that space remaining. The problem? While a little bit of room is naturally lost to formatting and system files, bloatware can also take up extra space on your device. What […]

3 Tips to Organize Events in Your iPhoto Library


One of the nicest aspects of OS X, is that it uses self-contained applications to keep your media organized without you having to worry about it. iTunes and the iWork suite of apps are great examples of this, as is iPhoto, Apple’s photo management app. However, in most cases we tend to have countless photos […]

3 QuickTime Tips to Easily Perform Advanced Video Editing Tasks


If you have a Mac, chances are you are familiar with QuickTime, Apple’s excellent video player that comes pre-installed on OS X. However, what you might not know, is that beneath that video player lies one of the easiest to use video editors that, while extremely limited in variety, does what little it can do […]

How to Create a GIF From a Video Easily


GIF refers to an image in the Graphics Interchange Format. Images are compiled to make a video-like file with frames loading every so often to convey an animation. Many popular videos are turned into GIFs and sometimes go wildly viral due to that. But how do you make these video GIFs? We’ve looked at structuring […]

Windows 8 Lacking the Apps You Desire? Here’s How to Add Android Apps to Your Device


With every passing day, the number of apps found through the Windows Store continues to grow. That said, when it comes to certain games, social and productivity apps, you’ll find that you often have to settle for 3rd party versions or clones at this stage. Microsoft is dedicated to attracting big name developers to Windows […]

How to Track Expenses and Budget From Phone Using a Published Google Docs Form


Keeping track of expenses and sticking to a budget can be a tedious ordeal. We usually collect receipts and sit down with hundreds before going through them. Maybe you’ve gotten tired of it and eventually quit keeping them. This isn’t a good practice but is normally what results from the physical hassle and confusion of […]

4 Useful Printing, Editing and Formatting Tips for iWork Numbers


A few entries back, we discussed the very basics of iWork numbers for people used to MS Excel, as well as a few tips to master some aspects of this nice Apple productivity application. This time, let’s delve deeper into some specific functions of Numbers (like printing, editing and formatting) to learn how to take […]

How to Boot into Android Safe Mode to Troubleshoot Your Device


When smartphones first started to gain popularity, they had more in common with standard cellular phones and PDAs than anything else. In recent years, smartphones have evolved considerably, adding the power of multi-core processors, GBs of RAM and tons of high performance apps that almost make them more like tiny PCs – and like in […]

GT Explains: What is an FTP Server and How Do I Set It Up?


FTP is defined as File Transfer Protocol and is a method of moving or viewing files from one place to another. If you’re running an FTP server, you can dish out files to users in a remote location who can then access the files under a certain username and password combo. Once the configurations have […]

4 Finder Tips to Improve How You View Files on Your Mac


One of the great aspects of Mac OS X is definitely its simplicity. However, because of this we tend to overlook how flexible and advanced the system can be. A great example of this aspect is the Finder, the Mac’s default manager for all sorts of files, disks, applications and network-related elements. Usually we take […]

Top 3 Free Alternatives to Windows Media Center in Windows 8


Recently, we showed our readers how to get DVD playback on Windows 8, but what if you’ve just noticed that your brand new copy of Windows 8 no longer includes the Media Center either? While Media Center was primarily used by folks that utilized their computers as a living room media PC, it was still a […]

How to Make Your Android Phone Look and Feel like Ubuntu Touch


While Android and iOS get the most recognition and attention, there are plenty of other mobile OSes out there. Some of them are reasonably well known, like Blackberry and Windows Phone, while others are new or only serve a limited market. One of these lesser-known, newer OSes is Ubuntu (mobile). You might have already heard […]