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 & 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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Problems with my WhatsApp – What do I do?

Whatsapp is one of the most popular instant messaging tools that is used in the world today. With over a hundred million downloads done each on the Apple App Store as well as the Google Play Store, the popularity commanded by this instant messaging app cannot be denounced. At present, it holds a humongous user base and caters to an approximate half of the smart phone user base. So, if there are any problems, here are a few frequently asked questions in order to make your WhatsApp usage much easier: WhatsApp Messenger I can’t install WhatsApp- What do I [...]

Plants vs Zombies 2 released in Australia and New Zealand

The App Stores of Australia and New Zealand has already received the sequel to one of the most popular mobile games in the world at present; Plants vs Zombies 2. Even though EA, the publisher of the Plants vs Zombies franchise had stated that the game wouldn’t be able to make its deadline, which was set at July 18th, it seems that the game has already begun to appear in the App Stores around the globe. However, for people who are getting excited, it would be wise to hold on to their horses for now, since it is likely that the [...]

Tips & Tricks For iPhone Photography

In a world where DSLRs and EVILs and point and shoots are very common, there is no shortage of choice when it comes to selecting a good camera. However, imagine lugging around a DSLR around your neck every day. It will surely tire you down. Hence, a DSLR is only useful for taking planned pictures. But ever so often, it happens that the photographer inside you comes to life and you are treated with an amazing shot. But, without a camera, you can’t capture that shot. That is why the term ‘iPhone Photography’ is becoming increasingly popular, with a number of [...]

New Auto Pause Feature Updated in Pandora App

The amount of competition within the music streaming industry is rapidly increasing, and what with companies such as Apple and Twitter also hoping to introduce themselves in to this highly lucrative business, it seems as if every single music streaming service within the market is trying to up the ante by introducing new features and a much more improved navigation interface. Now, with an increasing amount of focus being placed on music streaming apps (since the mobile app industry is easily the largest), numerous different mobile streaming services have introduced new features. For instance, Apple just introduced a new beta version [...]