Poetic Slimline Case for iPad mini (Retina) Review: Cheap, Cheerful and Robust

Poetic Slimline Case for iPad mini

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Read our affiliate disclosure here. When I got the first generation iPad mini close to two years ago, I just picked up a third party cover from the local shop. It was red, my iPad was Space Grey. It looked cool. But it didn’t have a back cover and […]

How to Reduce the Size of Your Blu-ray and Other MP4 Videos by Over 50%

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If you’re a fan of motion pictures, your collection is probably quite large. A lot of people around the globe have still not moved on to the streaming world. They choose to store, play, and own their media locally instead. If you’ve got a 2-3 TB hard drive, HD media ripped and organized using something like […]

How to Fix Common Titanium Backup Errors while Restoring Apps

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After flashing a new ROM on your Android smartphone, the easiest way to restore all the apps and settings is using Titanium backup. With root access, the app can not only take the backup of all the apps installed on your device, but can also backup the associated data with the apps. Be it just […]

How to Change the Default Application to Open Files on Your Mac

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Whenever you double click on any file on your Mac within the Finder, the operating system will by default find the most suitable app to open it and reveal its contents. Most of the time everything will work without issues, but there are other times when your Mac will either not use the ideal app […]

4 Ways to Download Awesome Material Design Wallpapers on Your Android Phone

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As of Dec 2014, a month after its release, Android Lollipop still runs on less than 0.01% of its install base. That’s kind of sad. It’s not all that bad though. While Lollipop is visually pleasing, the underlying principles of the new design standard called Material Design are quite backwards compatible. So while you might not be […]

Warning: Stop Buying iOS Apps That Claim to Lock Other Apps

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No iPhone or iPad app available on the App Store is capable of locking other apps. This is a system level limitation in iOS. Unlike Android, where apps can access core data like file system and system level data, no such thing on iOS is possible. Every app on iOS runs in its own environment, […]

How to Easily Record a Screencast and Share it as a GIF Online

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Sharing looping, moving pictures online. To be honest, GIF isn’t the best format for this sort of thing. I’m sure you’re aware by now – GIFs are what you see on those Top 10 Things You Must Feel If You’re A Human kind of posts. You’ll also know that GIFs are usually blurry, pixelated and […]

Evernote Scannable vs CamScanner: Going Paperless with Ease on iOS

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Evernote is the latest app to join the scanner app party. And it’s a good one to have. Evernote has supported photos in notes for a long time. It even supports physical scanners that upload digitally scanned copies to your Evernote account, where you can search through them. Another good thing about Evernote is that […]

How to Add Custom Codec to MX Player to Support DTS and AC3 Audio

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If you ask me, MX Player is the best video player on Android. With tons of features packed in the app, it is a must-have on any Android device. But recently, it hit a snag and drew flak from the users. Everything was going smooth until the last few updates of the player rolled out. Suddenly, after the […]

How to Root and Unroot Your Redmi Note 4G

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If you can cope with the massive 5.5” display, the Redmi Note is one hell of a device. At just INR 9,999 it’s a real steal. We’ve already done a comprehensive review of it, do check it out. Now about the device, when you unbox it, it’s like Bruce Banner. It has immense power, but […]

3 Powerful Clipboard Utilities for Mac for Better Productivity

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Copy and paste is essential to life. Either copying text from Wikipedia and pasting it in your research paper or copying lines of text from Office documents and merging them in a different document. If you work with text, copy and paste is a part of your daily routine, and sometimes, your life hangs in […]

How to Fix Your iPhone When it Doesn’t Charge Anymore

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A few weeks ago, I awoke and picked up my iPhone 5 to check my email after unplugging it. Imagine my surprise when I noticed the phone was completely turned off. At first I thought I might have accidentally switched it off at night, but on further inspection I realized the battery was just completely […]

5 Amazing Things You Probably Didn’t Know MIUI 5 Can Do

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With Xiaomi devices getting popular due to unbeatable budget pricing and tons of features, MIUI is also gaining considerable recognition. However, for many Android users the MIUI interface might be confusing. To ease things up, we have already written an article on 15 features that make MIUI awesome. After using my Redmi Note 4G for a few […]

How to Create a Button in Excel or Word to Apply Multiple Formatting

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Formatting a document definitely increases its readability and visibility. I am sure you highlight pieces of text by applying different types of formatting. Now, let me ask you a question. How often do you need to apply bold, italics, and underline formatting (all at once) to text in your Word, PowerPoint, or Excel document? If […]