Sphere: Quickly Create and Share Location Panoramas on iOS

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One of the nicest aspects of the iPhone’s camera (and every other smartphone’s for that matter) is that it is there with you whenever you need it. Because of this, we have seen the iPhone’s camera improve substantially with every iteration, and as a result, the amount and variety of camera apps available on the […]

How to Make the Most of Reminders On Your Mac

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In past entries, we have shown you a few interesting options for managing your tasks on your iPhone or other iOS device. However, the Mac has its own application to do that, called Reminders which, depending on your usage, can be a tremendously capable application. So if you use Reminders on your Mac regularly, read […]

How To Send and Receive Bitmessage Email From a Web Client

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We recently posted a guide to using Bitmessage as a Windows or Mac application to send secure, anonymous text to any other Bitmessage address. While simple text can be sent with that method, Bitmessage.ch is an online email client that utilizes the same anonymous address, but can be used from any browser to send formatted […]

2 Driver Update Programs For Windows That Actually Work

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Drivers are needed for hardware and software to communicate. If you’ve installed new hardware recently, but your computer hasn’t “found” it, it’s likely due to a missing driver. Maybe you already have a driver but it’s causing system lockups, blue screen errors, and other performance issues. To save yourself from possible loss of work, and […]

How to Create Custom Mac Touchpad Gestures With Better Touch Tools

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There are certain utilities that make you wonder after you’ve first used them that how you could have lived without them for so long. In past entries we have discussed a few of them, like Clip Menu or DeskConnect for example. This time we take a look at another one of these indispensable tools if […]

SlideStory: Create Gorgeous Half-Minute Slideshow Movies On Your iPhone

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Slideshows are always a great way to present projects and ideas. In fact, with applications like Keynote (of which we wrote in this entry and this one) you are able to create the best slideshows with relative ease. There are many other uses for slideshows though, and with SlideStory for iPhone, the app’s developers bring […]

4 Interesting Productivity Tips for Preview on Mac

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If you have a Mac and work with images every now and then, then surely you’ve heard of the most popular image editing applications, like Photoshop and such. However, if there is a tool that can surprise you with its image editing/management capabilities on the Mac, it is Preview. In fact, we have written about […]

How to Send Secure Peer-to-Peer Messages via Bitmessage

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Security is a concern nowadays, with story after story of seized message histories or intercepted conversations. It’s important to have a reliable and secure method of communication when you want to avoid such encounters. Reducing a chat client to one that doesn’t require a server is the ideal method of transmission. Without a server, it’s […]

How to Enable and Use Handwriting Text in Gmail and Google Docs

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If writing text on a mobile keyboard is difficult for you, maybe writing with your finger is a plausible alternative. Google has a tool that can be used to enter text in Gmail, Google Docs, and their mobile site with nothing but your finger (through your handwriting that is). After enabling the feature on a […]

iOS 7: How to Block Specific Websites and Group Shared Links On Safari

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With iOS 7 Apple added a lot of new features to all of its applications. The curious thing however, is that most of these are might not be too well known, but they can significantly improve how you use your iOS device. Let’s take a look at a couple of really cool, but little-known features […]

3 Missing Features On OS X Mavericks and How To Get Them Back

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With OS X Mavericks Apple added several new features to the Mac, both large and small. But if you were a long-time user of any of the previous versions of OS X, then you might have noticed that some features or functionalities were lost in the upgrade. However, this might not be the case for every […]

How to Email a Document Directly from Microsoft Word

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We recently showed you how to customize ribbons on MS Office tools and add new tabs and groups to them. Today, we are going to make an addition to that ribbon by adding an email command. Before going in to the details let us discuss a scenario. You are working on a document and when […]

How To Host a Website From Your Home Computer

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One of the prerequisites for starting a website is knowing where to host the files and what it will cost for a domain name. Of course, there are many ways to go about it. You could choose from plenty of free hosts (like wordpress.com or blogspot.com) or go for a self-hosted one. Self-hosted means more […]

How to Change Auto-Check Time Interval for Send Receive Mails in Outlook

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How frequently do you log in to your email account and check for new emails? For me it’s like every 5 minutes (right, I definitely plan to go and buy the ‘The Email Addict’s Guide to Life’ book after I am done with this post). And, since I use MS Outlook as my desktop email […]