Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Here’s how to turn on LED Flash for Alerts on iPhone for incoming notifications. Enabling it takes just a few taps and once you have, all incoming alerts will be met with a flashing LED on the back of your iPhone. If you leave your iPhone face-down on a table, the flashing LED will certainly catch your attention and it will continue to flash whether your iPhone is in silent mode or not.

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Spotlight Suggestions not working for you in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite? Here’s how to enable it in unsupported countries on your iPhone, iPad or Mac. More details can be found right here.

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Want to mark unread iPhone and iPad Messages as read in one go and in an easy way? Here’s how you can do just that!

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Here’s how you can receive incoming phone calls on iPhone speakerphone by default. More details on the tip can be found right here.

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Here’s how you can speed up OS X Yosemite running on your older Mac. Complete details and what you need to follow can be found right here.

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OS X keeps a detailed log of every file you ever downloaded on your Mac. Most likely a lot of Mac users may not have known this till now, and while this does not really compromise on your security per se, but if you’re not particular about who uses your Mac, you do have a privacy concern at hand. Luckily, this record can be deleted.

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If you use any operating system for any real length of time, then you start to put together your own list of neat little tricks that make your life easier, or let you do your work to a higher standard. Some people call this being a ‘power user,’ but no matter what you call yourself, we suspect that we’ve got some Mac OS X tips that you probably don’t know. In fact, some probably even qualify for the ‘secret’ tag, such is our confidence that they’re underused.

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Microsoft brought Windows 8.1 to the masses just recently, after putting it through a decently long beta period, and it seems that all the feedback that Windows 8 generated (negative one in particular) got the Redmond giant listening. Windows 8.1 boasts a slew of improvements over its predecessor that are quite minor when looked at from afar, but offer solutions for the most annoying quirks that Windows 8 had on offer. The altogether lack of a Start button (only the button, and not menu, of course), improved Modern UI apps, better customization and configuration control are just the tips of the iceberg, which indicate that things might be headed in the right direction.

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The latest beta of iOS 5 was just released, and as we’ve reported before, it includes improvements all across the board. Now, according to a prominent developer in the jailbreak scene, it’s easy to send tweets directly from the system’s home screen. This was revealed by qwertyoruiop, a 14-year-old developer most known for creating iOS […]

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Imagine there’s an amazing iTunes song, movie or iPhone app you’re desperate to get your hands on, but it’s not available in your country’s iTunes Store. If you’re an avid iTunes user, you’ve probably figured out by now you can create accounts at iTunes Stores from other countries. The only problem with that is it’s fairly time-consuming to switch between different iTunes accounts. That was hard until now: meet iTunes Account Switcher, a simple mac application that runs on your menu bar and, as the name implies, lets you switch between multiple iTunes accounts on the fly.

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With so many people not-so-keen on the new Facebook Photo Viewer, it’s perhaps no surprise that there’s a now a way around it. Following two tips to get the old Facebook Photo Viewer is surely a must-have for any frequent Facebook stalker.

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How to use Macros in Word 2007

By | December 18th, 2008

A Macro is a series of commands which is recorded and stored as a single task so that it can be reused when required. When writing documents, there are certain tasks which are repetitive in nature such as author’s contact info etcetera, using a macro for such tasks can save you time.

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