GT Explains: What is Alphabet, the Company That Now Owns Google?


Google’s Larry Page announced very recently that the company underwent major structural and hierarchical changes. The biggest, most important aspect is that Google is now owned by a brand new company: Alphabet. So what does this mean for the entire company? Is Google shrinking or under totally new management? Are Google services becoming Alphabet services? Don’t […]

How to Uninstall Modern System Apps in Windows 10


After the increasing demand of Android and iOS on tablets, Microsoft introduced Windows 8 as a combo of desktop, laptop and tablet operating systems. With Windows 10, Microsoft learned that most users are not comfortable in sharing the desktop/tablet experience and threw in a lot of customization options. However, there was still no way a PC […]

How to Import Tracks and Playlists from Rdio and Spotify to Apple Music

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Apple recently announced that it now had 11 million subscribers to Apple Music. That’s a lot of users! Especially because it’s barely been a month since release. Of course, it’s yet to be seen how many people stick it out after the 3-month free trial expires. Still, a lot of users are switching from competing […]

How to Record Your Screen on Windows 10 with Built-In Screen Recorder

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Windows 10 comes with a screen recording tool built-in. It’s another one of those things that Microsoft isn’t really advertising or promoting. It’s pretty well hidden. Officially, it’s a Game DVR, for recording gameplay. But it records video from the window you point it to, along with the sound, so that means you can use […]

How to Delay and Block Mandatory Software Updates in Windows 10

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Windows 10 has mandatory updates. Because, and I’m not being sarcastic, updates are good for your computer. Most of them are important security updates and with new exploits in the wild every week, prompt updates are more important than ever. And this time, Windows is being smart about it. It will automatically download the updates […]

The Best Free Ways to Convert PDF to PowerPoint Which Actually Work


I always prefer mailing a PDF file than a Word doc or a presentation. They are self-contained and one need not worry about MS Word highlighting your typos on a document. With Office 2013, Microsoft introduced native support for PDF documents. Previously we had to use apps like Paperless Printer and PDF Writers to convert a […]

How to Play Solitaire in Windows 10 Without Paying or Watching Video Ads


When Windows 10 came out, the internet was abuzz with stories of how Microsoft was now showing unskippable video ads after each session of Solitaire. And the only way to get rid of them was a $1.49/month or $9.99/year subscription. As you’d expect, office workers in the entire North American subcontinent revolted. Their favorite past […]

Overview of the Edge Browser on Windows 10

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Microsoft Edge is the default browser in Windows 10. And unlike Internet Explorer, it’s not all bad. It’s really basic, doesn’t have extensions and it’s not for pro users. But for casual users, it’s probably good enough. Plus, if you work in an office environment, you might be forced to use Edge. Edge is a […]

Angry Birds vs Angry Birds 2: What’s New in the Official Sequel

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There have been more than a few expansions to the Angry Birds franchise ever since it first launched on the iPhone in 2009, but never an official sequel until now. Angry Birds 2 is out for iOS and Android and delivers smooth graphics and performance, but more importantly, all new gameplay. Angry Birds 2 features […]

How to Set Google or Any Other Service as Search Engine for the Taskbar in Windows 10


With all the other goodies Windows 10 brings to your PC, there’s one particular thing I am not comfortable with, and that is Bing search. The feature to use Cortana and search for things directly from the search box in the task bar. Cortana is cool, but still needs a lot of work. It wants you […]

The Moto G 2015 Review: Better, Brighter and Bolder


Each year, phone manufacturers release their newer versions of existing models. Apple had only the iPhone to worry about, till they decided to go big and launched a ‘Plus’ sized phone as well. Other brands like Samsung have so many models, sometimes they may forget the magic number themselves. Motorola has 3 main models, the […]

Top 4 Features of Edge Browser and How to Use Them

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One of the biggest highlights of Windows 10 has been the new browser. It’s called Edge. Yes, after close to 2 decades, Microsoft is glad to say goodbye to the old IE (of course, it’s still in there, hidden in Windows 10, mostly for enterprise people). The new browser comes with a whole new UI, […]

2 Apps to Quickly and Continuously Take Photos on Android


How many times has it happened to you that you have a perfect moment you wish to capture on your camera, but by the time you get to your camera app on the phone, it’s already very late? Happened to me a lot of times and it’s really frustrating.  Just because our phone was too […]

How to Enable, Hide and Disable Cortana in Windows 10

How to Disable, Hide and Enable Cortana

Cortana, oh Cortana. She’s pretty awesome. You can ask her to search for things on the internet, ask her questions that she will reply to, set reminders and more. She will do stuff that Google Now does as well. Give you contextual information – about when your flight is leaving or remind you to pick […]