How to Launch Other Programs in Windows From Firefox

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You cannot deny the fact that your internet browser is almost always open when your computer is switched on. Now, consider an example that you need to launch a program quickly, let’s say Calculator, MS Paint or Notepad in the midst of your browsing activity. Ideally, you would navigate the start menu (or search in […]

How to Create a Shutdown Icon On Windows 8 Apps Screen

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In my opinion, Windows 8 was mainly build for tablet users. And, that is why I believe a routine task like shutdown took the backstage. We generally do not shut down our tablets, right? However, if you are using Windows 8 on a desktop or a laptop, you understand the pain of shutting it down […]

Google Hangouts for iOS: A Great (But Limited) New Communications App for Google Users

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Recently, Google announced Hangouts for iOS, a heavily rumored (and finally realized) iPhone and iPad application with a focus on unified messaging across different iOS devices, tablets and smartphones running Android software, as well as the web. Contrary to what other dedicated messaging apps like WhatsApp and iMessage offer, Google Hangouts positions itself as more […]

Top Free Sites to Read Manga and Comics Online

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Thanks to the web, manga and comics are becoming increasingly popular as unique forms of entertainment, garnering passionate fans all over the globe. For the uninitiated, manga is the equivalent of comics in Japan, except that contrary to the U.S., in Japan manga is read by just about everyone, including young and old people, with […]

How to Fix ‘Unfortunately CloudAgent Has Stopped’ Error on Galaxy Note 2

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I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (yes, that ‘gigantic’ phone!), and been having a good time playing with its features and using its stylus to the fullest. The phone works well except for a nagging error that had started showing up now and then, right from the first day of using the device. […]

Understanding Excel Pivot Table Reports, How to Create One and Some Tips

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When you maintain an Excel sheet, I am sure you do not feed in data just for the sake of storage. Most of the times you intend to analyze and organize that data, right? Now, MS Excel has got a beautiful feature called Pivot Table that lets you summarize large tables in the form of […]

iOS Calendar vs Calvetica: Does the Native iOS Calendar Need a Replacement?

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I don’t know about you, but for me, the calendar on my iPhone is one of the most important applications to help me get my daily workflow organized. I’m not a guy with a full schedule by any means though, it’s just that having a centralized app where I can view all my upcoming appointments […]

iOS Music App vs Track 8: Two Radically Different Music Players for iPhone Compared

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Music is, for a lot of users, perhaps one of the most important aspects of their smartphones. On the iPhone this is no exception, and in fact, the iPod aspect of the iPhone was the very first feature to be demoed by Steve Jobs when the iPhone was revealed in 2007. Since then, the native […]

How to Manage Family Safety Settings for Windows 8 Online

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If you are a parent, let us begin by mentioning that we’ve already covered the steps to enable parental controls on Windows 7 and Windows 8. It’s easy to set it up, and change the settings whenever you need to. But the latter requires you to do it on the same computer. What if you […]

Useful Tips and Some Basics About Notification Center On Mountain Lion

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Perhaps one of the smartest choices that Apple could have made with the latest version of OS X was to bring the much-lauded Notification Center feature to it from iOS. In OS X Mountain Lion, Notification Center works as a panel on the right side of the screen that displays multiple notifications for different services, […]

iCab vs Chrome for iOS: Can the Best Paid iOS Browser Compete Against Google’s Free Offering?

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Ever since Chrome was released for iOS devices, it has gained a lot of popularity and has been adopted by a huge number of iPhone, iPod and iPad owners who also use it on their desktop or laptop computers. This fast adoption though, has taken the spotlight away from other very capable web browsers out […]

How To Enable, Use and Make the Most of Dictation on OS X

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One of the least-known features in the most recent release of OS X, Mountain Lion, is without a doubt the newly-revamped dictation tool. Of course, nowadays there is an abundance of dictation apps for the iPhone and other smartphones, and even for the Mac there have always been a couple of solid third-party applications. Still, […]

YouTube and Jasmine: iPhone YouTube Apps Compared

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As you surely know, YouTube is by far the most popular video sharing website out there, with its popularity only increasing even more with the arrival of mobile devices like the iPhone and the iPad. Naturally, after Apple excised the native YouTube app from iOS, the healthy app ecosystem of the App Store started brimming […]

How to Integrate Dropbox With Yahoo Mail to Send Large Files as Attachments

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We have already seen how Google integrated Google Drive with Gmail and Microsoft integrated SkyDrive with Outlook Mail to help you send out attachments that have sizes beyond what email services can send by default (usually 25 MB). Yahoo Mail, though continues to be the biggest free email service, has always been somewhat of a […]