4 Free and Interactive Sites for Learning to Code


Teaching yourself how to program can seem daunting, and reading full textbooks on the matter is nothing short of exhausting. Instead, try out one of these four free websites for learning how to code. There are different lessons, tasks, and help documents at each website – so use all of them to get an even […]

How to Use Google Maps Offline and Share Location With a Contact on iOS


Google Maps is perhaps one of the most popular services out there with apps available on almost every device. However, since Apple implemented its own maps solution, Google Maps stopped being installed by default on iOS devices and became an optional install instead. Still, the Google Maps app remains the most capable maps application for […]

How Does the New Moto X Compare With the Nexus 4? A Detailed Guide


There are some folks that truly enjoy carrier and manufacturer customizations, a la Samsung’s TouchWiz for devices like the Galaxy S4. Others want a pure Android experience that forgoes manufacturer extras in favor of quick updates and a less cluttered, arguably faster experience. Right now if you are looking for a stock Android experience on […]

How to Fix an Android Phone or Tablet That Appears to be Bricked


So you decided to root (and flash) your Android handset or tablet, and now things don’t seem to be working right. Maybe it won’t start. Perhaps the phone keeps restarting or won’t boot into Android. It’s time to face the music..  your Android device is bricked. Or is it? In reality, Android is built with flexibility […]

How to Get Facebook Notifications Without Going to Facebook


Facebook is so insanely popular that it’s difficult not to find tweaks and tricks for using it. But most of them focus on your using Facebook at that time. Today, we’d rather focus on something different. How about getting the Facebook notifications without going to, or actually being on Facebook at that moment? We’ve found […]

How to Use MS Word 2013 as a Blogging Tool


Windows Live Writer is definitely one of the best tools when it comes to blogging using an offline tool. In my opinion it stands at the top of the list among others available in the market. However, I was trying to take a dive in few other options and I found out that MS Word […]

How to Get Back the Stock Android (AOSP) Browser Without Rooting


For the longest time, every Android device had at least one thing in common: the stock (or AOSP) browser. This has changed starting with newer Nexus devices, and even some non-Nexus devices now carry Chrome as the default browser. For some folks, that’s fine. For others, Chrome’s somewhat laggy scrolling performance and lack of Flash […]

How to Disable the Banner Ads on uTorrent


uTorrent is by far one of the best and most popular bittorrent clients. What makes it even better is its availability across platforms i.e. Windows, Mac, Linux and mobile devices like Android and iPhone. Well, we are not going to talk about its availability or its usage. You probably know all that. What you may […]

How to Edit iWork Documents in Browser on iCloud


In past entries, we have shown you the basics of Apple’s iWork applications like Numbers, Pages and even Keynote more recently, and shared with you some nice tips on all of them. There are definitely many advantages for iWork users, starting with the really low price of each of the suite’s apps ($20 for Mac […]

What is Google ADM and How to Use it to Locate Your Android


Blackberry has Blackberry Protect, Windows Phone has Find a Lost Phone, and iOS has the Find my iPhone app. What does Android offer when it comes to locating and/or remotely wiping your device? Up until now, zilch (talking about default options, not third-party apps), at least unless you were one of those lucky few that […]

3 Free Tools for A Complete Mac Maintenance


With the convenience and hassle-free nature of the iPad, iPhone and other mobile smart devices, it is easy to forget that a Mac (while also simple and convenient) requires service and periodic maintenance to function properly for a long period of time. Considering this, here we delve into some of the best Mac maintenance utilities […]

How to Customize or Disable LED Notifications on Your Android Phone


In theory, LED notifications are pretty awesome. They are designed to make life easier by letting you know at glance if you have missed important notifications on your device. In reality, not all notifications are created equally. You might want to run to your handset if you’ve been waiting for an important call or your […]

2 Tips to Make Text Stand Out On Your iWork Keynote Presentations


Contrary to documents or spreadsheets, when creating a presentation, text and images are equally important. However, sometime we tend to “underestimate” the text of our slideshows when all we need is to perform a couple of small changes to make it really stand out. Let’s take a look at a couple of tips that show […]

How to Set Up a Restricted Profile in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean


We’ve all heard horror stories about some family stuck with a $1,000+ bill because little Timmy went on a mobile shopping spree, picking up tons of premium apps and a boat load of in-app purchases along the way. You don’t want to be that family. I don’t either. That’s why Android 4.3’s restricted profile feature is […]