How to Get MIUI-like Status Bar Network Speed Indicator on Android and iOS


I have been a follower of MIUI ROMs since the initial days while it was still in beta. I must say, it has come out to be one of the best things that happened to Android. Not many people knew about it when it was available as a custom ROM and most users were unsure […]

Top 3 Material Design Inspired Live Wallpaper Apps for Android

Android Live Wallpaper

I still have vivid memories from when I saw the live wallpaper demo in Android 2.1. This was early 2010 and Nexus One had just come out. You can do that? The nerd in me screamed. There were all kinds of live wallpapers, and still are, for that matter. Waterfalls, flowers growing, clouds moving, nature […]

How to Mirror a Windows Phone Screen on a Windows Computer


One of the new features in Windows Phones in the Windows 8.1 update is the Project My Screen option in the settings menu. Using this option, you can easily project your phone to a Windows computer using a USB cable and see everything that happens on the screen directly on the computer. Let’s see how […]

How to Root Redmi 2 and Install Custom CWM Recovery


Redmi 2, the latest budget smartphone from Xioami, might be a tough contender for other budget phones in the market. Still unsure of where it stands, we have yet to come out with a full review. But we sure have rooted the phone. If you’ve got one and would love to root it, we have […]

6 Use Cases for Apple Watch that I’m Excited About

Apple Watch

There’s a multitude of Apple Watch articles out there. Everything from focusing way too much on the $10,000 anomaly that is the Apple Watch Edition, to obsessing over the fashion element, to discussing the range of bands and their combination, to articles that question the mere existence of such a device. Today, I thought I’d […]

Windows 10 Upgrade: Free or Not Free? Some Questions Answered

Windows 10

Ever since Microsoft put up the slide that said Windows 10 upgrade is going to be free for the first year, all hell broke loose. Free? Did I just read that on a Microsoft slide? Is the apocalypse real? Naturally, we all have a lot of questions about just how this is going to work. […]

How to Make a Silhouette Image with Photoshop

Create Silhouette Photoshop

Silhouette pictures can come pretty handy for different occasions. For example, you can use them to create a very elegant and minimal greeting card, to give some unique style to any page on your website or to add some personality to your Facebook profile, among many other uses. In this entry, you will learn how […]

6 Reasons to Use Snapchat Even Though You’re Not a Teen


If you’re under the impression that Snapchat is only for teenagers, or that it’s just for millennials, you’re not completely wrong. Snapchat became popular because it solved the problems teens had when trying to communicate with their friends freely on the internet. And when you think about it, that’s the problem all of us have, even if […]

How to Share Files Instantly between Windows Phone and Android or iOS


Sharing files using Bluetooth looks so old school nowadays, especially when the files that are shared are no longer just a few MBs. Thanks to decreasing space complexity, even an HD music video is about a quarter of a GB. And you don’t need an expert to tell you that Bluetooth is not an ideal […]

Dukto is the Best AirDroid and Pushbullet Alternative


We’re still not living in the cloud. Internet connections, at least where I live, are still not so stable or generous that I’d be willing to give up on local storage and syncing completely. So I still need to manually send all kinds of files between my Android phone and PC. I’ve tried many wireless […]

How to Add Travel Times to Your iPhone and iPad Calendar Events


If you tend to have tons of appointments and meetings that take most of your day, then your iPhone or iPad Calendar app must be one of the apps you spend time on the most. Here is a trick to make it a lot easier for you to see not only your event, but also how […]

The Complete Guide to Personalizing the Icon View in OS X Yosemite


One of the aspects that stands out about Macs is how customizable they can be, allowing for copious amounts of tailoring and personalization. Among the different aspects of OS X Yosemite that you can customize, the Icon View is perhaps the most important one since it allows you to tweak how every file, folder and disk (as […]

2 Apps to Lock Other Apps Using Touch ID on Jailbroken iPhones


While talking about the iAppLock sometime ago, I promised to come up with an app for the iPhone 5s and above that enables you to use Touch ID to lock individual apps. I know I’m a bit late with making good on that promise and I apologize, but the whole time I was waiting for a […]

How to Schedule Instagram Posts on iPhone and Android with TakeOff


If you’re a social media manager, there are tools like Buffer and Hootsuite to make your life easier. You can schedule a week’s worth of posts in advance and they’ll go out to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and even LinkedIn without any issue. One name that’s always absent from this list is Instagram. From all the […]

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