Hardware & Devices

Phones – We talk about most phones on the markets including iPhones, Samsung Galaxy series, HTC series Nokia Lumia series, Nexus phones, etc

How to backup iPhone contacts to Gmail/Google with iTunes

Its a good habit to keep a backup of your contacts at different locations like your computer or iCloud and your gmail account, yes your gmail can save your iPhone contacts. You dont want to create a Facebook status writing your friends to text you their number. Instead it would be way easier to back them up and then restore them when ever need. Follow these step you want to save a copy of your contact in your Gmail. It is always advisable to backup your contacts, calendars and other information to multiple resources like iCloud and iTunes. […]

How to play music through Siri on iPhone

Siri is one of the finest innovations that Apple has introduced. Before it was introduced with the iOS 6 update, most people weren’t even sure of having a ‘talking smart phone’, but when the impact of Siri was revealed, a lot of people realized that it made their lives much easier. Rather than using their hands to use their phones, Siri could be configured to respond to a person’s voice, allowing them to get stuff done without even using their fingers on the phone. Most importantly, Siri is more than just your average mobile phone voice assistant. Siri can get you [...]

How to jailbreak iPhone 4 using JailBreakMe

With the newest release of JailBreakMe 3.0 (known as Jailbreakme saffron) you will be able to jail break iOS 4.3 devices and older. If you want to jail break the newer iOS devices there are other ways which we will discuss soon. So getting back to our topic, jailbreaking with this free tool just requires a few simple steps to be followed and your device is jail broken with the use of your in-built mobile browser Safari. With the Jailbreakme 3.0 version you will only be able to break following iDevices 1. iPad 1G (iOS 4.3 through iOS 4.3.3) 2. iPad [...]

How to get turn by turn directions through Siri using Google maps

Did you know that Siri is not only one of the most effective digital assistants that you can get through your iPhone, but you can also use it for navigational purposes? There are very few phones that provide such accurate voice recognition systems as Siri, and the iPhone’s handy assistant can now also act as your digital co pilot as well. You can use it to get turn by turn directions wherever you go, and it can also get you to any location by just asking for it. Well, once you have reached the destination that you were going for, did [...]

How to backup & restore iPhone contacts to iCloud

Every once in a while it happens that your phone freezes or crashes and you fear losing all your important data on your phone including your photos, contacts, app and messages. For most of us our contacts are the most important thing and there is nothing worse than recreating your whole phonebook. Losing your memories with the pictures you took is a whole different story. A decade back when the phones were not so smart there was no way to do it but to ask all our contacts to text you with their name and so you can save them again. [...]

How to take screenshot in windows 8, tablet and windows mobile phone

Taking Screenshot on Windows 7 or earlier Until now, taking screenshots on a Windows operating systems included few steps like 1. Pressing Control + Print Screen. 2. Opening Paint or any similar photo editing/saving application. 3. Manually go in and save the screen shot in your desired format and location. Taking Screenshot on Windows 8 With the launch of Windows 8, taking screenshots on the visible windows page has been made easier. This is how you will do it : 1. Hold down the Windows key and press the PrtScn (Print Screen) button on your keyboard at the same time. 2. The screenshot is saved in your Pictures folder in [...]

how to shut down windows 8

How to shut down windows 8 pc is the most frequent question I am being asked by many of my friends and family members all the time. And as there is no Start menu and the Start button on the left corner of your windows 8 OS anymore and so is the “Shut Down” button.  So how would you shut your Windows down?  For this new operating system Sleep is the new shut down and leaving your computer in sleep mode is going to use very little power and you can get your PC back into Start mode really fast. But [...]

How to add parental controls on iphone or ipad

Tired of having your kids scrolling all over your applications, pictures, misusing camera and internet and messing up your documents? A lot of parents are! Children love to delve in to iPhones and iPads, and it is unlikely that your child will be any different. However, a lot of parents usually store important files, contacts and information on their Apple devices, so how do you prevent your kid from snooping around your phone or tablet and causing damage? Well, there’s a very simple solution for it, and that is to add parental controls on your iPhone or iPad! Here are the [...]

How to add additional email addresses to iMessage

Apple's iMessage is one of the most handy and useful features that people use with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Mac computers. It is similar to Blackberry’s BBM service, but since it is capable of being used on all of the different Apple devices, the scope is much larger. You can send messages and pictures and all kinds of media through iMessage, making it a very popular interface for Apple users around the globe. First introduced with iOS 5, iMessage quickly became a very popular figure. However, it requires users to associate their device with an account, which will be used [...]

Google Nexus 4 – tips and tricks

The Google Nexus 4 is the latest flagship handset from Google, manufactured by LG. The Nexus line is renowned for introducing the original Android operating system, without any skins on top, and it was widely expected that the latest Nexus 4 is likely to do good. With an unbeatable price tag of $300 from the Google Play Store as well as a slew of new features and hardware improvements, such as the introduction of the Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and 2 GB of RAM, the Nexus 4 packs a very strong punch when it comes to power and performance. SO, if [...]

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