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A list of useful how-to articles, descriptive guides and step by step computer tutorials. The topics include Windows, Mac, Android, Web Apps, Software and much more.

How to Map OneDrive as a Network Drive on Windows

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These days, we are flooded with many online cloud file hosting services that we can use to save our files. But after Microsoft came up with the 100s of free GBs in promotions like Bing Rewards, I opted to go with it. The brand value of Microsoft that comes with OneDrive was an added advantage. Every […]

3 Cool Tips to Make the Most Out of Dictation on Mac

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As a user of both an iPhone and an iPad, I’ve experienced the way Siri shows how advanced mobile devices can be (and really fun too, as our editor-in-chief recently tweeted). As useful as Siri is, I’m still hoping (along with many Mac users) it will make its appearance in OS X. But even if Siri […]

How to Get All Kinds of Event Notifications on iOS with Hooks

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If you’re the kind of person who wants to be notified of everything that’s going on ever, boy do we have an app for you. We’ve told you about apps like IFTTT, using which you can create recipes and get push notifications for all sorts of web stuff. There’s also Pushbullet. But Hooks is better than both […]

How to Make Awesome Video Messages with Replay for iOS

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Creating a good video message is one of the hardest things to do, especially on mobile. Yes, you can whip open the camera app and start recording while you babble on, then just send the video to your friends. But what are we? Animals? No. We have standards when it comes to things like these. […]

How to Manually (and Offline) Update to Any Specific PS Vita Firmware Using QCMA

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If you have your PS Vita hacked in order to run custom emulators (we explain how to hack yours in this entry and how to install emulators in this one), then you know that you cannot update your Vita’s firmware to the latest one. If you do, the update will break your hack and all […]

How to Create a Custom ISO of Windows 10

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Recently Microsoft released a new build of Windows 10 (build 10041) with many new features and stability improvements. For all those early adopters and also those who want to switch to it in near future, today I show you how to create a custom ISO of Windows 10. This process will automate some steps of […]

How to Use Folder Lock on Windows to Lock and Secure Files

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We have covered a lot of apps for Android and iOS that can lock your Apps, save photos in a vault and even encrypt the entire memory. But that’s just for your smartphone. If we need something to secure the mere 8 to 16 gigs of memory on our phones, there might be a lot of things you […]

How to Get the Most Out of CyanogenMod’s Privacy Guard Feature

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Android has a permissions problem. In iOS you can choose which apps can access your location, which apps can send you notifications, and so on. On Android, there’s no nitpicking like this. You’re either all in, or you’re not cool at all, bro. In a version of Android 4.3, Google snuck in a tool called […]

How to Automatically Download Subtitles for Movies and TV Shows on Android

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Ever since I got the OnePlus One with 64 GB internal storage, I’ve had the itch to fill it up. I’ve added some my favorite movies and TV shows and still it’s far from being full. Phablets with sizeable internal or external storage are great for consuming media. No matter if you’re catching an overnight […]

How to Post Images and Videos from Two Instagram Accounts on Android

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Instagram is the cool new kid. Millennials are moving away from Facebook, but they’re still pretty stoked with Instagram. It’s a visual medium and, of course, #brands want to get in on the action. It’s only natural. But the cool kid that Instagram is, it’s being totally chill about the whole thing. Instagram’s like, whatever […]

How to Create an Interactive Slideshow or Storybook Using Keynote

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Sometimes when facing a project, we tend to think of specific go-to software to take care of it. Most of the time, that piece of software is complex and intimidating, making such projects seem difficult to accomplish. Take an interactive slideshow or storybook for example. When planning to create one, you might think of advanced graphical […]

How to Unlock Windows Phone and Turn on Developer Option

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It’s been a few weeks since I started exploring Windows phone. But coming from an iOS and Android background, I am really not impressed with the kind of apps I get on Windows Store. For example, the YouTube app is just an IE shortcut that opens up the website in the browser. When I researched, […]

How to Back Up Games and Saves from Your Hacked PS Vita

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For many PS Vita users, limited Vita memory card storage is definitely an issue mainly due to the high cost of memory cards, which are proprietary from Sony and can cost many times what conventional SD cards cost. Because of this, many Vita gamers are forced to continuously delete and download games from the PlayStation […]

How to Root OnePlus One Running KitKat (Unlock Bootloader and Install Custom Recovery)

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The OnePlus One is a pretty awesome phone. Especially after the Nexus 6 turned out to be an overpriced monster. And now, it’s also relatively easy to acquire. There’s an open sale every week and invites are easier to get. I like to say that OnePlus One is the new Nexus. It’s a mid-range phone with […]

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