6 Tips & Tricks for a Better Experience on iTunes 12

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For all the flak iTunes draws (some of it deservedly), it’s still a pretty good media player. The playlist view is one of the best I’ve seen, the Album view looks beautiful, and not to mention, on a Mac, iTunes is actually fast. If you recently updated to iTunes 12, you might have noticed that Apple […]

How To Get iCloud Drive’s File and Folder Sync Functionality on Pre-Yosemite Mac

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I used to think that every Mac owner updated to the latest version of the OS as soon as it was released. I mean, how could they not? All those new features and functionalities, and in Yosemite’s case, a whole new UI. But then I met web designers and developers. People who would much rather have the […]

How To Look Up Fonts on Websites on Desktop and iOS

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When I looked at the first draft of the design for our new Ultimate Guides and Ebooks section, the first thing I wondered was “what’s that header font?”. It’s sleek and modern, yet has a newspaper-esque serif feel to it (spoiler: it was Raleway). Now, I could have asked the designer what font it was […]

How to Easily Take Ownership of Any File or Folder on Windows

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If you have to work in a shared system environment you might be aware of the fact that taking ownership of a file or a folder on Windows can be a complicated chore. Even the seemingly simple task of adding URLs to a Windows Host file requires the user to become an owner of the file […]

How To Control Spotify and Pandora’s Web Player Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Chrome

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When I was researching for the Keyboard Shortcuts guide for our new Ultimate Guides and Ebooks section, my love for keyboard shortcuts grew tenfold. Instead of listing hundreds of shortcuts for an app, we decided to focus on the 10-12 most important shortcuts that users can actually remember and use. If you’re a fan of […]

How To Convert Currency using Safari on iOS in Real Time

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As I’ve said time and again, I suck at math but the universe still won’t get rid of it for me. Alas, I have to enlist the help of apps and services. I use expense managers to show me the reality of the situation and visual calculators to make math seem a bit easier. A big […]

Evernote vs Notability: Which Note Taking App is for You?

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If you’re a student or are interested in a note taking app for any reason, I’m sure you’ve run into Evernote and Notability. Evernote for sure, since it’s the most obvious recommendation for all things ever. Notability on the other hand is known for getting specific things right. It’s only available on Apple devices as […]

5 New iOS 8 Mail App Features You Probably Didn’t Know About

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There are lots of great email clients for the iPhone. Some want to turn your email into a task based management system while some want to treat it as a file cabinet. It’s clear that there’s no one way to do email. You need to figure out what works best for yourself. And that can […]

Simpler Contacts for Android Review: A Great Alternative Contact Manager and Dialer App

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Even though Android L is limited to about 0.1 to 0.2% of available Android devices so far, the Material Design apps are becoming popular. Thanks to the amazing developer community, a user can install third party apps to get the amazing experience of Material Design on some basic apps like Calendar and Messages without even […]

How to Get Shortcuts to Google Services and Chrome Apps in Chrome Toolbar

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If you’re an avid Google services user, you might be aware of the Google bar. It’s the common toolbar at the top of Google services like Gmail and Calendar that houses options and notifications. Additionally, it comes with a Google services launcher. An icon that in itself looks like a grid of icons. You also might be […]

How to Use WhatsApp from your Computer Using Airdroid

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I’m not sure if you’re aware, but on an average, a person dedicates approximately 195 minutes to his WhatsApp per week, with over 400 messages sent and 500 messages received! You can now calculate the number of times you would have to pull out the phone from your pocket, look at the incoming message and then […]

3 Apps to Quickly Delete Photos and Free Up Space on iPhone

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iOS 8 finally allowed third party apps to delete photos. For the last 7 years, this was something only the Photos app could do. This new functionality has allowed many new apps to solve a big part of the photo management problem. Because let’s face it, we take a lot of photos. And most of […]

How to Transfer Photos from PC to iPhone Camera Roll without iTunes and Cables

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So before I dive into the topic, let me tell you a brief history about why it was important for me to transfer my photos to the camera roll on the iPhone. My parents came over to our place last weekend and the entire family went for a weekend trip. As usual, we took plenty […]

11 Great PopClip Extensions to Help Increase Your Productivity

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If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, you’re familiar with the bubble that pops up when you select some text. Here you find contextual options like copy, paste, define, and highlight. If you’re a heavy user, you can get pretty fond of this interaction. Just having contextual options pop up over the selected text without […]