How To Take Notes Directly From Notification Center In iOS 8


When widgets for iOS 8 were announced in WWDC 2014, I, like many, jumped up in the air and gave myself a high five. But then the Apple-ness of this decision dawned on me. I knew too little about this potentially powerful feature. It was best not to jump to high-five worthy conclusions. Now, with iOS […]

How to Manage Android Startup Items with BootManager


Just like Windows or any other operating system, Android too has to load some files and apps as soon as the phone boots up for smooth functioning. However, with the more apps you install and use on your device, the more likely your boot time will be affected and your free RAM percentage will take […]

How To Rebuild Spotlight Index in OS X To Solve Mac’s Storage Hogging Issue

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Spotlight Search is one of the best things about OS X and with Yosemite it got even better. It can do calculations, conversions and even look up movie information for you. But it’s best used to find and launch obscure files and folders instead of looking for them on your system. Spotlight is also very […]

Top 2 Hyperlapse Alternatives for Android Users


Time lapse photography has been around for some time now, but making it requires a lot of effort. If you are using a normal DSLR camera, it would take a tripod along with hours of work. And that’s not all, you will have to process these frames on your computer using editing software to get a perfect […]

How To Enable Handoff and AirDrop on Older Macs That Are Not Supported


With the simultaneous release of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple delivered some of the coolest features it’s had in a while: Handoff and AirDrop. With these, if you have both an iOS device and a Mac, you can have them communicate with each other more than ever before. For example, this allows you […]

How to Auto-Unlock Your Android When at Home or in Car


Keeping a secure lock on our smartphones and tablets is a necessary evil. While no one wants unauthorized intrusions on their gadgets, unlocking a device every time you want to do something can be a real challenge. According to a study it’s found that on average, a normal smartphone user unlocks his device as much as 110 […]

How To Get Song Lyrics in Notification Center in iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite


The Notification Center’s Today view is the new Dashboard. It started with iOS 7 and made its way over to Yosemite. We’ve told you what widgets in iOS 8 are and how they work. It’s the same story on Yosemite. Dashboard widgets on OS X used to be (and for some, still are) a way […]

How to Save Android Game Data Files to External SD Card (Root Required)


When buying an Android device, if we are getting an external SD card mount facility to hold 32 or more gigs of data, we don’t even look at the internal storage. Well why would you? You can save all your music and videos onto your external SD card and save the internal SD card space […]

GT Explains: What Is Encryption In Android And How To Enable It

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From malware apps to the NSA to Google itself, it seems like everyone wants to get your private data. And that doesn’t even include someone just getting physical access to your phone. Security experts usually say that given the current snooping technologies there’s not much you can do to hide your data from people who […]

How To Make Your Rooted Android 4.0+ Phone Look Like Android Lollipop

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So Android L 5.0 is officially called Lollipop. That’s not the name I would have picked but then again, I don’t work for Google. Thankfully, there’s a lot to look forward to in Lollipop. Including a whole new design language, much faster performance, and the promise of smooth scrolling (finally). But this is Android. Lollipop […]

How To Make And Receive Calls And SMS From Mac Via iPhone

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It’s amazing how a couple of years ago all of us condemned phone calls and SMS. The internet was going to be the future of communication. IM and Skype calls would reign forevermore. But just like everything else on the internet, we grossly overestimated its ability. Also, technology is cyclic. In 2005, I hated getting […]

Top 7 Tips and Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Safari 8.0 In OS X Yosemite


Chrome is the best desktop browser out there, there’s no denying that. The amount of features, extensions, and now Chrome apps certainly make it a must-have. But in my experience I’ve found Chrome to be both a memory and a battery hog. Safari is surely light on the features, and while it has some great productivity extensions, […]

5 Ways to Tone Down OS X Yosemite’s Bright and Flamboyant Looks

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By now you know Yosemite has a whole new look. It looks great on a Retina display, and looks OK on a non-Retina one. Much like iOS 7, Yosemite’s redesign is bright, white and lively. But thankfully, this time Apple did not go as far as iOS 7. You’ll still find shadows, contrast and the […]

How to Get the New Gmail 5.0 Material Design on Android Kitkat

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One of the things I love about iOS is its updates. Unlike Android, when Apple has one, it’s across all of its most recent devices. For the not so lucky Android users, it can be months of wait. Most of the time, they have to just live with the older versions. But what’s good is, […]