Turn Chrome into a Fully Loaded YouTube Music Player with Streamus


Few days ago we discussed two Android apps using which you can directly stream the audio bit of YouTube videos on your Android device. The apps discard the videos and only stream the audio files from the server, thus saving the bandwidth if it’s just the music the user is interested in. But why should […]

The Best Android Xposed Framework Modules (GravityBox and Others)

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Previously we talked about what Xposed Framework is and how you can install Modules to enhance your Android phone’s functionality. Well, today we are going to recommend you the best Modules you should try and cover all the amazing changes you can make with it. It’s mainly about GravityBox and the things it is capable […]

Reeder vs Unread: Two Great iOS News Readers Compared


News reader clients are nothing new to the iOS ecosystem. In fact, we reviewed a couple of them here and here as well. To find good ones though, is a different matter, which is why this time we’ll take a better look at a promising new one, called Unread (iPhone/iPod only, $2.99), while at the […]

15 Super Cool Iron Man (and Robert Downey Jr. ) Wallpapers


Honestly, before Robert Downey Jr. made Iron Man the household name that it is today, I never really liked this super hero. Blame Cartoon Network. The animated series was just so boring and monotonous that I would always flip the channel. But now things have changed, thanks to the movie series and the superb performances […]

What To Do After Windows XP Support Ends On April 8

Windows XP Dying

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP, its 12 year old OS, on April 8, 2014. After which, there will be no technical assistance provided, and the automatic updates that protect your PC will stop as well.   According to the latest stats, Windows XP still has a 28.98% market share. That’s a lot of computers […]

How to Auto-Convert Images to PNG in Mac With Folder Actions


If you follow our site and you have a Mac, you must have read our different posts about Automator and all the different things that it can enable your Mac to do. And among the different aspects of Automator that we discussed before were Folder Actions. Note: While Folder Actions are a part of what […]

Top 6 Add-ons For Using the Firefox Sidebar Like a Pro

Firefox Masthead

Firefox is one of the most popular browsers out there and its sidebar feature is one of the most underrated. If you are blessed with a workstation with a large screen, the sidebar can come in really handy. There are many cool uses for it. Here are some of the best add-ons to make use […]

[Fix] YouTube for Android: Connection to Server Lost, Touch to Retry


After I updated my Xperia Z to the latest Android Jelly Bean version last month, I frequently started getting an error message on the YouTube app. As shown in the screenshot below, the error message read, “Connection to server lost. Touch to retry”.  Even though I was sure that I was connected to the internet, […]

How to Use Automator in Mac to Eject and Delete DMG Files Automatically


One of the aspects where Macs differ from Windows PCs the most is when it comes to installing applications. On Macs, you need mount a disk image and then unmount it and delete once the installation is finished, which can be a bit of a hassle, especially if you have to test many apps in […]

Top 7 Chrome Packaged Apps You Should Install

Chrome Masthead

We have talked about how there are more and more extensions for Google Chrome popping up that let you do real work in your favorite browser. Many of which do tasks that previously required a dedicated app. Much of these advancements are thanks to the active development in web technologies. As advanced as they are, […]

2 Android Apps to Help You Drive Safe


Do you get tempted to check your phone when it rings while you are driving? Well, we all do. And we usually give in, even though it’s quite risky and also punishable by law (in many countries). The best way to resist this temptation is by keeping the phone in silent mode when you’re driving. […]

Swiftkey Note For iOS: Take Notes Using Android-Like Swiftkey Keyboard


Already available for a while on Android devices, the Swiftkey keyboard software has finally made its way to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It is not available system-wide of course, since Apple does not yet allow for custom keyboards, but thanks to Swiftkey Note, we now can experience all the advantages of this innovative […]

GT Explains: What Is Xposed Framework For Android And How To Use It To Easily Customize Your Android

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We here at Guiding Tech are big fans of Android’s openness and all the amazing things it allows us to do. Adding custom ROMs to automation to adding experimental features. But to be able to do any of that, you had to leave the comfort and stability of stock Android and swim into uncharted waters. As […]

3 Fastest Ways To Add Movies and Videos To iPad

Wifi Transfer

iPad has a really great battery life. On an average you can probably go through 4 movies before your iPad gives out. With the beautiful Retina display on the new iPad Air and iPad Mini, watching HD movies on your iPad is an amazing experience. But most of the HD movies we have are either […]