Saturday, December 31, 2011

Download 4 Apps Like Siri for Android

Siri is a well-known virtual personal digital assistant only supports iPhone 4S. Android doesn't have any apps like siri by default.But there are some alternatives that acts something like Siri.  But some developers come up to show some Siri like apps for android. unlike the Google voice search app, these personal digital assistants , will answer to your queries, do texting for you and always ready to interact with you. In a few words, here's some apps like siri for android that more like Siri but not in perfection.

10 Reasons Not To Jailbreak Your iPhone 4/3GS to Install Siri

Siri is a new generation speech-recognition application that utilizes the best of artificial intelligence. Unlike other applications like google voice search, you can speak to Siri, and it can speak back to you. Unfortunately, Siri is only available on the iPhone 4S and Apple has no plans to add Siri to older iPhones. But within a few days after iPhone 4S has released, there were workarounds available to get siri on iPhone 4/3GS. Many users have to taken their phone to jailbreaking to add Siri, but it 'll not be a good idea if jailbreaking and workarounds not operate the way they should. published the top 10 reasons not to jailbreak iPhone to install siri.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Main Disadvantages of Aakash Tablet

The student friendly Aakash tab has been a talk among the blogs and social media for its cheaper price. Many readers asked about the limitations of aakash tab, the lowest priced tablet ever (Rs. 2500),. If you're planning to buy an aakash tab, keep these points in mind.

Play Videos While Downloading on Android

Definitely you want to preview the video before it's downloading to ensure that the video that you're being downloading is correct one and the quality is good. But most of the downloading sites such as mediafire or megaupload, doesn't allow you to preview the video or anything. It's also a waste of time to preview the file first then downloading, from sites like youtube. I have some solutions for you to play the videos while downloading from any site on your android phone . 

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Firefox 9 Features, Pros & Cons

The new version of Mozilla Firefox 9, is upon us. It's time to scribble down the features of the newest version of Firefox and some of its pros and cons. It's a fact that the Mozilla started emulating Google chrome at the design part as they tend to minimize the interface like other competitors Internet Explorer 9 and Opera 11.5. Some benchmarks shows the Firefox 9 competing and matching chrome with speed of execution of java script but some other tests indicates some trails.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Best 5 Download Managers for Windows 7 - List

Regardless of the operating system's we're using like android,windows, Macintosh, iOS, it's an all time requirement of an internet user to have a nice file download manager for PC as well as mobile phones and tablets.   The basic requirement of such a software is to pause or resume the downloads and manage them is a specific way. A download manager is not always required to be a download accelerator because the downloading speed always a function of your internet connection speed. But they can optimize the downloads and make sure that you're not wasting your bandwidth. 

This article lists the best download managers for Windows 7 OS.

Sunday, December 25, 2011

How to Open and Edit NTH Files

Nokia mobile phone user are very familiar with the file type with extension .nth.NTH file is a unique file type based on the Nokia series 40 OS. The letters NTH stand for Nokia theme. The theme files for Nokia mobile phones in the S-40 range are usually available to download in .nth format. 

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Best Facebook Alternative Apps For Android

One of the most popular applications in the android market is the Official Facebook app with over 100,000,000 plus downloads. This application helps you to connect to Facebook in one touch and sharing your photos from gallery direct to Facebook. But many of the reviews and user experiences shows that the official Facebook app for android is not the best!. Talking about my own experiences, it doesn't seems to be efficient in terms of speed and interface is confusing and laggy..

Friday, December 23, 2011

Top 6 Cheap Tablets Available In India

The revolution in android tablet PC market will be continued in 2012 as many Indian companies are competing to produce cheap tablets, and the Akash tablet has become a last fighter among them. Many Indian companies provided tablets less than RS. 3000 earlier and Akash and its follower Ubislate 7 are better options among them. We can say that Akash is the cheapest tablet computer ever.! Here's the list of best and cheap tablets available in India other than Aakash.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Akash Tab 2 Ubislate 7 Full Specifications

The commercial version of the economic tablet computer Akash 2 or Ubislate 7 is available to pre-book now. The ubislate 7 is expecting to be ready to deliver in the late January 2012. When it comes to the features and specifications of Akash 2, it gains upper hand over the student version of Akash tab in terms of both hardware and software. Even if you decide on not purchasing this student friendly tablet make sure that which ever tablet you go buy has access to social media applications. It is important to recognize that social media and advanced tablet technology can help students learn and grow in the tech world. 
Here's the full list of features and specifications of ubislate 7.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Pre-book Akash Tab 2 Ubislate 7 Online

The student version of the smartly priced akash tablet computer -  Akash 1 has now sold out. But you can now pre-book online  commercial version of Aakash tablet, known as Ubislate 7 which will be available on late January 2012. Just fill your name and required informations and you'll get a booking ID sent to your email address.. When the tab is ready to be delivered, you'll get a confirmation call and email from the support . Note that it'll take about one week for the tab to be delivered to you..The payments will be based on cash on delivery (COD) system.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

How to Use Google Cloud Print from Chrome

Google cloud print is a free Google service based on cloud computing theory to share your printer online for those you selected from the applications you use everyday. It can print your emails, documents of almost all formats  - pdf, doc, docx etc from any mobile phone or computer that connected to internet. The advantage is that you dont need any additional printer drivers or hardware to use this service. However google chrome browser can help you to easily use this service via a free extension called Print Using Google Cloud Print™. Here's a short guide to how to use this extension.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Format a Write Protected Transcend USB Pen drive

There are many methods to get recovered from write protected error from pen drives. To format a transcend write protected pen drive use the following utilities one by one and find yourself one that works for your pen drive.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Download Windows Live Essentials Offline Installer for For XP and Windows7

The Windows live essentials is a free software suite from Microsoft that includes a bunch of  useful programs including social communication, messaging and multimedia software's. When it comes to writing blog posts, there is a wonderful editor cum publisher called Windows Live Writer which simplifies blog publishing with almost all major blogging platforms.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Best Screenshot Extensions For Google Chrome

Here's some useful Google chrome extensions that will help you to take high quality HD like screenshot of web pages. These plugins are very easy to use and very useful especially for bloggers. All of them can save the image file as png and jpeg formats to maintain high quality.

Turn your android phone into a Seismograph

There's an android application called seismo make use of your android phone's accelerometer sensor. This cool app senses almost all little shake or motion of the phone and can work as a seismograph or Richter scale to measure earthquakes. The app can also be used to test the sensitivity of your phone's accelerometer. While running this app it records even very minute shake of the phone and produce a chart. It can monitor vibrations in 3 axis of movement.

Friday, December 9, 2011

6 Tips to Improve HTC Sensation Battery Life

As the name indicates, it's a sensational android mobile phone with dual core 1.2 GHz Scorpion processor, can beat even the Samsung Galaxy SII in terms of processing power  and display resolution. The handset got a large super LCD display which is ideal for watching HD videos. But, when it comes to battery life, these plus points are  become somewhat reduces the battery life as it only last for a day with 1520 mAh Li-ion battery. although the battery life depends on the usage characteristics, we can boost the battery life by keeping some important points as in the case of any android phone. Here's the best tips to make your HTC sensation alive even after 7 PM.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Reduce Image Size to 50KB or Less

In India, Certain websites including Government websites wont allow you to upload images greater than 50KB or 75KB in size while filling their application forms. But pictures taken from digital camera or scanner is usually 100 times greater than this size around 5MB to 7MB. Also thse big image size will cause problems when you want to attach images to emails, uploading to social networking websites like Facebook, Google Plus etc. It'll take lot of time and data to upload such pictures.

Download Android Stock Ringtones

Android mobile phones comes with some good ringtones . I extracted the stock android ringtones from my Samsung galaxy ace s5830 so that you can use them in your non android phone. All these files are in .ogg format, you can play them in your computer using vlc mediaplayer or something else.

Add Custom Notification Ringtones To Android

Android provides the option to add custom phone ringtone and alarm tones by default. but you may find difficulty in setting your own notification ringtone in android. Airdroid app comes once again not only helps you to add custom notification ringtone, also you can copy all ringtone files on your computer from android phone so that you can use them on another mobile phones.  It's very simple and straight forward process and you don't need to download any other apps. 

Monday, December 5, 2011

How To Extract apk Files From Android Phone

Sometimes you need to send your installed android apps or games to your friends. but unless you have the installation apk file, you wont be able to send them directly. One way to overcome this problem is to extract apk from the installed apps and send it via bluetooth or some other ways. Here, I'll share two methods which  are found easier to extract apk files from android apps which are downloaded from android market. 

Free SMS Worldwide Android App - JaxtrSMS

Here's a text messaging solution for you that can cut down your Sms bills. Jaxtrsms is a unique mobile texting application that can send free sms from your mobile app to all mobile phones worldwide. This app can send messages to all your address book whether they have the app or not. The application is available on all major mobile platforms like android, iphone, java, Symbian, etc.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Control Your Android Phone From PC Using AirDroid

When it comes to control your android device from your PC, Airdroid android application comes to help you. I just experienced this awesome free application and what more to say, its cool application. The main advantage of Airdroid is that it uses WiFi connectivity of your android phone to completely take control of your device from PC. You can read messages, hear music that stored on phone on computer, view contacts, check call details, check phone status, transfer files from memory card to pc at higher speeds, moreover its your phone inside the pc.

Top 10 Free Antispyware Programs

We use computers and internet day  bay day, as a tech blogger I am forced to talk about spyware's. Spyware is a piece of software that gathers and reports information about a computer user without his knowledge and show ads that not really the user wants. malwares are also part of spyware, more broadly spyware is a family of related malware products. 

Saturday, December 3, 2011

How to Reduce Google Chrome Memory Usage

Google chrome and Mozilla Firefox are the most popular web browsers today. One Common complaint about these browsers is that they eats a lot of memory (RAM) while viewing web pages. It slows down your pc if the websites are large or you've more opened tabs. Conditions are even worse if you're using an old pc which has less resources. In this post, here's few tips to reduce memory usage of google chrome browser. Few of them will also applicable to firefox.

Update Galaxy ace with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread DDKQ6 Firmware Via Kies

Did you experience some bugs from your smasung galaxy ace smartphone, after upgrading its firmware to gingerbread 2.3.4 DDKQ5.? Then it's time to fix some of the known bugs including the home screen lag with the new official firmware update of galaxy ace S5830. After this upgrade, the android version remains the same gingerbread 2.3.4 and the following has changed.

  • Baseband version - S5830DDKQ6
  • Kernel version -
  • Build number - GINGERBREAD.DDKQ6

There is no visual changes in the above update, but I felt that the overall touch response is increased a bit. Better battery life one major advantage. But after this update, you might have some connectivity problem like I mentioned in the previous post. Anyway I didn't found anything wrong with update other than this. You can update it via kies. Follow the procedures below:

Fix Obtaining IP Address Android WiFi Problem

Recently, I've upgraded my android phone Samsung galaxy ace to new firmware. But after doing this, there are problems arised related to WiFi. Before the firmware upgrade to android 2.3.5, there was no difficulty in connecting WiFi to my mobile as it automatically connects when I switch on WiFi. But the upgrade cuases to show "Obtaining IP Address"  on the WiFi settings page and it never connects.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Google Chrome 17 Offline Standalone Installer Download

This post gives you an option to download the latest version of most popular browser google chrome in its standalone offline installer format which is not available directly from google. It is slightly difficult to up to date with google chrome as google releases their Dev/beta versions of the browser very frequently. unfortunately there is no efficient methods to update chrome easily under the hood. So the best way to update google chrome is to download the google chrome full setup or offline installer rather than trying the google's two step process.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

LCD Stuck Pixel Fixer - Google Chrome Plugin

Today I found a useful plugin for google chrome which will fix the stuck pixels on your LCD screen without much effort. A stuck pixels are small dots on your screen which will not change its colour even though it should. Rubbing screen to fix this problem might harm your display sometimes, but this software method is 100% secure. Please note that all the stuck pixels cant be repaired using this software/addon.

Skype Giving away Free 75 Minute Credits

Recently, I got an email from Skype informed me that they are giving a 75 minutes free credits to me. All I have to do is enter a voucher code that comes along with that mail on their website. I did exactly what they said and they delivered my order just now.. Now I can call mobile or land line worldwide using skype for 75 minutes. Anyway it was a nice gift. Do anyone have such emails? Please report.!

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Best 5 Avi Players for Android

Android mobile platform has wider flexibility of supprting new apps everyday such as video players, games, utilities etc. Today I'm going to share some very good android video player apps that can play avi files smooth and perfect. But most of these will play not only avi files but also other formats like .mkv, mp4, 3gp etc without any problem. 

Copy Selected Text to Clipboard Automatically - Firefox Addon

If you're a frequent internet user and you work with text based stuff, then this firefox extension may be useful for you. AutoCopy copies the text into clipboard upon selecting the text and you don't have to right click and select copy to select the text. this Firefox addon neither slowdown your system or eat much memory. I found this one handy when you want to prepare articles from various websites so that you need frequent copy&paste operation. 

After copy the text, you can middle click to paste on text boxes on that website, search bar, or Google etc.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

How to Tether Galaxy Ace GT S5830 as a WiFi hotspot

Android OS for smartphones brings you the feature of sharing your phone's network connection to other WiFi enabled devices. This is called mobile tethering since one 3g data connection on your phone bring all your friends a faster internet in the class i their laptop or smartphone. Here's how to setup galaxy ace as wifi hotspot since the factory version of android 2.2 supports tethering. (Mobile AP)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Download Angry Birds Offline For PC

Have you heared about the HIT iPhone game angry birds for google chrome. But there's a .exe version too which can be run on your windows PC. This simple theme game is very attractive and addictive. However the touch interface gives more fun than the pc version, it should be a gift for those who dont have an android or iPhone. Follow the below link to download angry birds offline standalone version for your computer.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Boost Sound, Bass on Galaxy Ace - DSP manager

Cyanogenmod is a free distribution pack for android 2.3.x built by android community to extend the capabilities of your android phone. This has apps to SD native support and will support adobe flash player for ARM V6 devices. Here's a DSP manger from Cyanogenmod for samsung galaxy ace that can slightly increase the sound of the speaker and enhances the bass. It has dynamic range compression option and equalizer.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Download fonts for Samsung Galaxy phones - Fontomizer

Do you ever want to change your Samsung galaxy's fonts. There are many fonts specially mede for galaxy series phones are available through fontomizer. It's an application that supply font packages for Samsung galaxy devices such as Galxy ace,Galaxy Tab, POP, FIT, S, SII etc. The fontomizer application can be downloaded from android market. No root access is required to install these fonts.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Best Browser for Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Your android phone is definitely a good alternative to your pc in case of web browsing. But in case of india, 3G services and 3G data cards are very costly. So GPRS/EDGE network is your choice for sure. But, your android phone didn't ship with the best web browser. In other word's google hasn't included a good all round stock browser for your phone. It sucks in page loading and download management. It's better to install some good fast web browser apps on your android. Here's the list of best web browsers around.for android 2.3 gingerbread.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Download Fruit Ninja For PC, Chrome

Fruit ninja is a hit game on iPhone and ipad but is also available in android and computer versions. The game is to Slice the fruit as it's thrown onto the screen without missing it. Also you should not slice the hamsters. The game looks simple but it's smoothness and sound effects are making the game outstanding to kill time.

Fruit ninja on mobile devices is still better but this is an ok app for google chrome. It can be freely downloaded from Chrome webstore here.

Download Fruit ninja for pc, windows xp and windows7 here

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Solution to No Weather Location Available on Android

After I upgraded my android phone (galaxy ace) to gingerbread version, stock News and Weather app could not find my location even if there were GPS is on. Many users facing this problem as they find an error message "No Weather Location Available". After messing up with the settings I found a solution to the problem. I share it here so that it will help a few people.

How to speed up Samsung Galaxy Ace android phone

Using galaxy ace android phone is a pleasure to all because of its lovable user interface and smoothness. But when your galaxy is flooded with apps, high end games , things become laggy. The fact is that many apps left a background process for its working. This consumes a fair amount of RAM. Here's some tips that i often use to save RAM usage thereby speeding up the device.  These tips are applicable to almost all android phones other than galaxy ace. 

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Steps to use galaxy ace android as a modem to connect internet to pc

In these days gprs tarriff plans are very cheap to use as well as you can use it on the go. If you haven't any wireless usb broadband like netsetter or netconnect , then use your phone as a modem so you can browse the web easily on your pc. You only requires your android phone, data cable etc. Also if you've 3G data plan you can browse at amazing speeds!

Monday, October 3, 2011

How to convert pdf to epub using calibre

Calibre is a free and open source E-book library management software. This software is created by some ebook users for ebook users. This popular application can be used to convert ebooks from one format to other, sync with ebook reader devices etc. Here's the simple steps required to convert a basic pdf file to an ebook which can be used in ipad or tablet.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

How To Connect BSNL WiFi to Mobile

Many latest mobiles like Samsung galaxy have wifi with hotspot technology which allows you to connect  broadband internet on your phone and also share data connection among other devices having wifi. Many of us uses BSNL data-one broadband internet in homes so some configuration settings  are required to successfully connect to your phone. Make sure that your Wifi modem is turned on and connected to internet.

Avoid Screen Turn OFF While Playing NFS Shift - Android

After updating the my Samsung galaxy ace android to gingerbread 2.3.4, my installed NFS shift app stoppped working. But there is another version of NFS shift that is 100% working on android 2.3.4 which is available to download here. But during the game, the screen gets locked often. I thing there might be any problem with porting of this app. anyway the solution is to download Screen on from android market.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Disable Unlock By Pressing Home Key - Galaxy Ace

I know the title of this post is a bit confusing but I should add some more words to explain what I mean. The intention of this trick may or may not be useful but anyway I accidentally found this on galaxy ace android phone which may also work on other phones. 

Friday, September 16, 2011

Nodofollow Plugin For Google Chrome

The most interesting thing about Mozilla Firefox among the web browsers is the availability of wide range of plugins that suits your needs. Nodofollow is such a plugin for firefox that helps you to find whether a link on a website is do-follow or not. Usually links with a "nofollow" tag would not give any SEO benefits for the site.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Chrome downloads index file instead of opening websites - Fix

As the popularity of Google chrome browser increases day by day, many internet users now migrating to chrome browser because it is simple, fast and safe. The problem I'm going to share you is a strange one. When you opens up some websites like yahoo answers, or ebay, no page is displayed but a file named "index" or "download" with no extension sizes a few kb will be downloaded. When you opens some certain other websites, it'll show only gibberish text. If this is your problem, then I have a solution for you(only one..).

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

How To install Samsung Kies On PC

Samsung Kies is a free software suite from Samsung for its smartphone users to synchronize, transfer data, music, contacts as well as upgrading firmware of the device. Normally this application can be found on the CD that comes along with the device. However, some users may find difficulty in installing Kies for the first time. So here is a complete step by step instructions to install  Samsung kies on your computer from the CD or downloading from internet.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Simple Steps To Install ADB With Android SDK

One of the major advantages of android phones is it allows to customize the overall characteristic of the device. For example, if you need to push unmovable applications from phone memory to SD card, it can be done by a simple adb command(without root). Then obviously you ask what is adb? ADB stands for Android Debug Bridge. In other words it's a part of the software development kit (SDK) which is used for customization and development of android OS. ADB allows you to interact with your phones file system through a terminal based interface like command prompt. Since android is based on the Linux platform, ADB can be used to perform advanced operations using a command prompt window.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Google Chrome 15 Full Offline Installer Download

With this google chrome browser beta update, it stays top on the worlds fastest browser upgraded the development channel (dev channel) of the google chrome web browser for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. the dev channel has been updated to 15.0.874.0 for Windows, and Chrome Frame; 15.0.874.1 for Linux; 15.0.874.3 for Mac as per the google chrome releases official blog.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Build Wireless Network Without Using a Broadband Router

Did you know that you can build your own office or home computer wireless network in just a few easy steps and save yourself some bucks? This type of wireless network is also called an ad-hoc, and in this step-by-step guide, you’ll learn exactly how to build it.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

How To Delete Access Denied Files And Folders

Have you ever encounter problems while deleting some files or folders that left out by some applications or viruses. When you try to delete the directory or file, it'll say "Cannot delete file; Access is denied". In these situations some software's like Unlocker will help you out. It can be used either in xp, vista or windows7.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Malayalam Support On Android 2.3.4 - Galaxy

It's very happy to see that the gingerbread update for galaxy ace users in india supports local languages like Malayalam in stock browser. On factory version of galaxy ace android froyo Malayalam was not supported at all. Anyway it's nice update and Malayalam websites like are viewable without any fond issues.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Update Galaxy Ace to Gingerbread Via KIES

The official android 2.3.4 gingerbread is out for Samsung galaxy ace. This firmware upgrade includes OTA feature (update over the air) so that if a new update is released for this phone you can upgrade within the phone by itself. The overall user interface has been improved in this update. If you've a galaxy ace, update via KIES software which is very easy to do. 

Samsung Galaxy Ace Official Gingerbread update - Noticeable Changes

Finally, the official android gingerbread update for Samsung galaxy ace smartphone released for India. I have updated my galaxy to android 2.3.4 using KIES software. Here are some noticeable changes that I've found in a quick look.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Tips To Free Up Phone Memory On Android

Many android phones doesn't have lots of internal memory storage, normally in the range of 150 to 200 MB on mid range android phone like galaxy ace. But some apps and games like NFS shift and real football only allows you to install on internal memory. As the no. of installed apps increases, obviously phones having inadequate amounts of internal storage gets full. Now even your messages will be rejected due to this problem But here's some tips to free up a few MB on your android's internal storage.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Easy Way To Copy Text From Flash

There are many flash programs that run on website which do not allow you to copy text from them. Many website/flash designers disable the option for selecting text from the flash content.  But fortunately there are many ways to copy the text from flash. Follow the instructions given below to easily copy some text from an image or flash web content.

How To Update MS Office with OneNote

OneNoteis a note making software from Microsoft office and is very useful when you want to scribble some tips or thoughts in your computer. Also this software allows you to copy text from a picture that you scanned or photographed.  The software is already in the microsoft office suite but it will not install on typical or complete installations. So sometimes you want to install or update ms office with onenote.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Backup Firefox Bookmarks and History Automatically - Addon

Firefox has a decent bookmarks backup system which enables you to save your bookmarks as a JSON file so that you can recapture your saved links even if the pc were wiped out. But what we can do if we forget to backup? Here, a useful addon will save your time so that you dont want o care about the bookmarks.
BackupFox is a useful Firefox extension that automatically as well as regularly backs up your bookmarks and/or history when they are modified. You can use this simple tool to save copy of your important browser settings and surfed links data in your personal files in the hard disk.

In the Backupfox options, you need to specify a file path which will hold the backed up data. The saved data will be in .json format. The backup delay specifyis the wait period for the system to make an automatic backup after an item has changed. Checkout the screenshot.

Note: This addon is not yet available for firefox 4

Monday, August 15, 2011

Avoid Message Memory Full Problem On Android Galaxy Ace

Samsung could do  better with internal memory size of galaxy ace as it is not sufficient to install applications or games like Need For Speed Shift which is around 40MB in size. After installing these kind of applications there should be some problem with the message memory. If youre low on phone memory, a message will pop up in the notification bar telling you that the phone internel memory is full. 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Remove Picasa Web Albums From Android Gallery

Android phones have the capability of not only  showing what you have inside the memory card but also from your google picasa web albums, even your profile pictures google and facebook profile. This is done through sync feature of web accounts which is a very nice feature of android OS. You can synchronize much more accounts than google or facebook by navigating into Settings > Accounts and Sync in your android phone.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

How To Connect Samsung Galaxy Ace To PC

The Samsung galaxy series smart phones are become very popular these days as Samsung launches some best android devices such as galaxy ace, fit, pop or mini and the new galaxy s II. All your phone with pc right away but if you're using windows xp, things may get tricky. A software called samsung kies is used to manage your phone on PC (like PC studio). The main problem when you're installing kies is the lack of two pre installed softwares none other than dotnetfx 4 and Windows Imaging Component (WIC). 

Monday, August 1, 2011

Firefox Addon to Convert Text Links To Clickable links

Sometimes we may have to goto links which are not clickable, found on websites and emails. Only way to open that url is to copy and paste the address completely into your browser address bar. But some people get irritated when there are lots of links to go in same way. 
There is a solution, a firefox addon called Linkification is available to convert normal text links to clickable links. All you have to do is just install this addon from here.

After installing the addon, restart your firefox browser. To covert text into link, just double click on the item.
Note: This addon is not available for firefox 4.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Fix Missing DVD Drive In Windows 7

Sometimes you may experience missing dvd drive in your windows 7 even if it is listed in the BIOS. The solution belongs to some registry tweaks. To bring dvd drive back to windows explorer, do the following:

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Load Needed Dlls For Kernel - Solve Error In XP

The Windows XP kernel requires some necessary dll files for stable operation. but sometimes, these files may get currupt or inaccessible by viruses or other conflicting programs. As a result, you may experience your computer restart unexpectedly while using internet or etc.. Next time when you tries to boot, an error message will show up telling you that "Windows Could Not Boot. Load Needed Dll's For Kernel".

Friday, July 15, 2011

Disable Adobe Reader Auto Update

Do you think it's fair to initiate a program update without asking a word to you. Adobe acrobat PDF reader does. Most of the adobe reader versions has a very annoying function of updating the software without notifying you. The update size may around 10MB so that it will squeeze the speed, if you have a slow internet connection for a while.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

How To Disable NOD32 Startup Scan

Eset NOD32 is one of the best antivirusprograms I've used. Eset smart security provides complete protection among threats while you browse, chat or transferring files from pen drives or cd. By default nod32 will check your system memory and programs for viruses. But some times this may take a long time to complete. Unfortunately you cant stop the scan once it has started but can be disabled so that it wont wake up next time.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Fix KMPlayer Fullscreen Problem - Picture Going Dark

KMPlayer is one of the best media player's that can play most of the audio and video formats like mkv, avi, 3gp, flv, rmvb etc.. But some users complaining about its fullscreen feature as the picture going dark while they switch to full screen.( The player can switch to full screen (normal) mode by clicking button near to close button (maximize). apart from other media players, this one is little bit different on its user interface and method of running.

How to Email Large Files in Gmail, Yahoo

We all know that there are limits in sending large files using popular email services like Gmail, Yahoo, etc These limits are real problem to users when the want email big files. In gmail you can send and receive messages up to 25 megabytes (MB) in size.Yahoo mail (ymail) also stand on this limit. Beyond this file size you should try free file sharing sites to overcome this problem.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Edit Saved Passwords in Firefox 4

The ability to save username and passwords and auto fill them  on the login time makes Firefox a much comfortable browser even other browsers like Internet Explorer and Google chrome has the same features. Yes, Firefox doing it almost perfect. You can disable this feature from Tools > Options and clicking security tab and uncheck the 'Remember password for sites'. Checkout the screen shot.. hope you're updated to firefox 4

Friday, July 1, 2011

How to Take Pictures Using Web Camera Without any Softwares

Well after installing the web camera drivers, you may want to install a web cam suite application to take pictures. But if you don't want to download or install such things, to simply check your web cam, you can take a snap from my windows explorer itself, means you don't need to install any software suits to take a shot (except web cam drivers). 

Friday, June 24, 2011

How To Locate Firefox Cache Folder

Firefox uses cache as its online playground on the hard disk where it stores the browsing information of a session. A session includes from startup till when you quit Firefox. the caching of web page elements speed up the process of page loading next time when you load the same page. The browser is configured to remove cache on exit by default. (Tools > Options > Privacy tab).

Adjust Audio Shift in Videos Using VLC and MPC

Many of us are busy in downloading movies and videos from web in different formats such as avi, mp4, flv, mkv etc.. But these converted formats has a problem. The audio video sync may not be correct in all videos. In many videos, sound track may be lead over video track.But this problem is identified by media player coders, and they attached an option to fix the desynchronization of video. All you have to do is play your media file in VLC media player or Media Player Classic (MPC) and identify shift direction. Then you will be able to adjust the audio shift.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Facebook Like Box Not Showing Faces Error - Solution

uAdding a Facebook Like box  to your blog sidebar is a good way to promote your Fan page as well as blog. Also your blog will shared across the world easily when a user Likes your page. In this post I'll give you a description on how to add a Facebook like box to your blogger blog and solution top one common error - Not showing any of my followers faces.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Make Old Add-ons Work with Firefox 4

 The Latest available Firefox 4 has some quite changes from all the previous releases. Mozilla removed the status bar from the bottom itself to would be to make a chrome look to Firefox. however the icons you installed on the status bar is still available on the Addon bar which can be activated by View>Toolbars>Add-on bar or by pressing CTRL+ / on the keyboard. 

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Google Chrome 14.0.794.0 Dev Update - Download Offline Installer

Google announced its chrome browser has been updated to its much awaited version chrome 14. The search engine god confirmed that the chrome Dev Channel (developer's channel) has updated to version 14.0.794.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame platforms.

The google chrome 14 lists some security fixes but also a few known issues. Also there is  Fix for failing navigation with chrome://newtab showing. According to comments in the google chrome releases blog, some users complain that Keyboard forward/back keys don't work either. Also in my experience, it didn't work.

Note: Chrome 14 Dev is an unstable release, not suitable for professional work. we have to wait for a stable release. 

You can download the latest offline version of google chrome here

Friday, June 17, 2011

Resume Mediafire Downloads Using Remove Cookie Addon

Millions of files including movies are downloaded daily from mediafire, one of the better and leading free file hosting site. Usually mediafire gives resume function to its downloads as the maximum file size allowed is 200 MB for free user. However sometimes the resume will only last for a few minutes, and the download will not resume if you sent request to resume downloads. But this problem can easily be solved. things you'll need is:

Thursday, June 16, 2011

How To Speed Up Tata Photon Plus Internet

Tata tel-services are one of the leading wireless internet providers in india. tata photon plus is their wireless internet service that offers you speed upto 3.1 Mbps and available on major cities in India. The tata photon+ is actually an upgraded version of photon whiz, which offered 150kbps speed. Tata Photon Plus uses EVDO Rev.0 technology (3G).

Preview Files While Downloading with IDM

 IDM - Internet download Manager software is one of the best download managers that  uses dynamic file segmentation and safe multipart downloading technology to accelerate file downloading. Often if we download large files like movies, we want to check that the file which is downloading is correct. But IDM users have no option to preview movies or songs while downloading except rar preview. But this can be achieved by a simple trick. You only have to follow these steps.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Download Earth Alerts - Free Disaster Watching Program

Earth alerts is a free weather alerting program from south wind technologies. This disaster-watching program allow us to watch information related to violent weather and natural disasters in near real time, alerts you about natural earth disasters that about to come near your location.
T^his software is very useful to get alerts about earth quakes, tsunamis,  floods, thunder storms by collecting online information that available.All you have to need is a standard PC or laptop and a broadband internet connection. Then download Earth alerts..

Note:Earth alert requires .NET Framework 3.5

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Google Chrome 13 Full Offline Installer Download

The chrome browser which equipped with minimal design and sophisticated java technology has updated dev channel to 13.0.782.11 stable for Windows, Mac, and Chrome Frame. This update contains several user interface changes and stability fixes for some flash and gmail issues. But many users complaining that blogger wasn't worked correctly till chrome 12 but running cool on chrome 13.Whatever google says, this is a better update in opinion of many chrome users.

This version of Google chrome allows download any image by pressing Ctrl+ O and make sure that there is no crash. the following link will let you download chrome 13 standalone full installer so that you can install the software by a single click. Which means you need not download any installers and download the software separately. This allows you to use the downloaded installer copy  in several computers that you has.

Tips to avoid Firesheep attacks on wireless networks

Fire sheep is free firefox extension that demonstrates the HTTP session attack. First we have to understand that all firefox users are not hackers. But some people misuse the firesheep extension to hijack HTTP unprotected sessions. This addon can hack all HTTP websites including social networking sites such as facebook, orkut etc. The fact is that most of the websites are equip their login screen as encripted https:\ but the upcoming pages are only unencripted http:\ . So the chances of session hijkack after login is more.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

How To Disable Wallpaper Change in Windows 7

In windows7 the desktop wall paper can be set against any change. Often people in an organization wants to put a wallpaper which is fixed and cannot be changed by any other user on that computer. The windows Group policy editor setting could be useful for this. This trick allows you to prevent wall  paper change done by different users and keep one fixed fore ever or as far as you want.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

How to Add Items to the Send To Menu in Windows7

A "Send To" menu that got when right clicking a file in windows explorer allows you to copy or send the specified file to another location including USB pen drive, CD-RW/DVD-RW, or to a third-party application. 
This article will give an idea of how to add an option in send to menu in windows7. 

By default, Send To menu contains items such as Desktop, Documents and removable devices. We can display more folders under user profile to Send To menu in windows7. To do this press shift when you right click on an icon. So the corresponding item will be included in the list.I think this is the simplest way of adding an item in Send To.

Windows7 control panel applets in single window

We know that control panel is an important place to manage and control all activities carried out by the operating system. We can tweak different settings using control panel applets. Unlike former windows versions like XP, windows7 control panel have a slight difference. Here we see the applets in small and large icons and as categories. However it is difficult to find a specific applet from this kind of user interface for a beginner.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

3 Tricks to Run Turbo C++ Fullscreen In Windows 7

When you try to run turbo c++ IDE on latest version of windows like Windows7 or Vista, you may get the error message that 'The system does not support full screen mode. Choose close to terminate the application.'
The problem is that turbo C is very old DOS program. It's better to move on to an up to date compiler like visual c++ Express which is free and you certainly would have a better experience.

Anyway if you are up with turbo c++ and used to it, I have 3 tricks to run it full screen on windows7 and vista. The tricks can be simply classified based on which works on all versions of windows7 and one which only works under Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional, and Windows 7 Ultimate.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Download Google Chrome 12 Offline Installer

Google chrome, the free web browser which comes with minimal design with sophisticated java technology to load web pages faster than any other browser. A few days ago, google released the google chrome 12 beta version to overtake a firefox 4 update. The beta version of chrome 12 is available to download. The download link I provided here will bring you the latest chrome beta standalone offline download.

Features Chrome 12  (12.0.742.30 Beta ) :

  • New feature of Tab Multi-Select – The ability to select multiple tabs, using the ctrl key, and you may put actions on it at ones like reload all at ones.
  • Improved bookmark animations for MAC
Not so many features but remember it's beta now, Chrome 12.

How to Speed Up Reliance Netconnect Data Card

We have lots of 3g data cards available in India with unlimited usage at little higher price but reliance netconnect and BSNL 3g would be a fair choice in terms of speed and coverage. Broadband plans with wire or wireless connections may have one drawback, lack of bandwidth cut down the available speed. It may due to operators decision to avoid overloading the servers.

Firefox sound recorder addon

Here's a useful firefox addon that allows you to record voice without opening another sound recording software. You can record your voice within the we browser itself. This experimental plugin has been preliminarily reviewed by Mozilla.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

What is Intel Sandy Bridge Processor

Intel has announced their second generation of  its iCore processors which are also codenamed as Sandy Bridge. Earlier, if you your computer doesn't have a dedicated graphics processor(means a graphics card, AGP) you could not play heavy duty games. But this is now possible with this new processors designed to handle high definition graphics and heavy textured multimedia games.

Moreover, if you wish to beam your HD content right on to your TV wirelessly, you could do that too. The Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) feature of the processors add full HD 1080p and content protection.

With the quick sync video technology, videos can be converted from one format to another in less than 20 seconds. Normally this would take approximately 4 minutes or even more.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Save web pages as PDF - Firefox addon

Do you ever wanted to save web pages as PDF files? Everyone does. Unfortunately there is no inbuilt options for that to export as PDF in web browsers like IE,chrome or firefox. But this awesome firefox addon from makes it possible to store the web page in more compact and portable form, infact save as PDF.

However for full access to all their features, you need a license, but the basic mode is free to use. Just download the Firefox extension, install and restart browser.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Download K510i PC suite For Windows7

The sony ericsson K series mobiles are much popular as they include some fine classic phones like K510i. Nowadays the pc suite come along with mobile phone is only compatible to Windows Xp and lower version. So there are many problems in connecting phone to PC and using phone networking wizard there by using mobile internet on PC.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

New Firefox 4 Features List

Among web browsers market, mozilla fireox has it's own space that remains unbeaten even by chrome or Internet explorer. The reason why mozilla stays on top is that they frequently fixes the bugs and annoyances through new betas and versions. Now firefox 4 in town. Mozilla says there's lot more for  you to get surprised. Here's the Top features list that has included in this edition of firefox.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Best 3G Data cards In India

 By the arrival of 3G mobile services in india, almost all 3G licensed mobile operators starting to avail their usb 3g data cards to customers. However the initial 3g tariff is high, the operators are now competing each other to market their 3g benefits to users by portable internet feature.
If you're planning to buy a 3g data card, here's Five options to you for using 3G internet in india.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

VLC rebuilding font cache stuck - Solution

 This post gives you solution to vlc media player rebuilding font cache message stuck when tries to play any kind of media file.

Occasionally when starting a media file on VLC media player, a dialog box saying rebuilding font cache accompanied by "Please wait while your font cache is rebuilt  This should take less than a few minutes"  would occur. This will happen every time when you first play VLC Player with any file/stream after its installation.VLC rebuilds fonts cache to show subtitles for files which are shown at bottom of screen while playing.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Find and remove duplicate images using dupeguru freeware

Dupliacte images can take a lot of space on your computer hard drive, but it's not easy to locate manually by using normal windows explorer. A software tool may useful to detect, comapre and remove the duplicate pictures copied to your computer. Here's a freeware tool to remove duplicate images from computer.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Imagemagick Command-line for windows

Imagemagick is a free and open source bitmap tool to create, edit and compose bitmap images from many formats from command-line or via programming interfaces gui. All image processing like cropping, resizing  and combining can be done. The application requires visual C++ 2010 redistributable package(x86/x64) to run on windows. It is currently available to unix, MAC OS X, iphone and windows. Download Imagemagick for windows

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Avoid starting delay while using MS word 2003 and 2007 together

If you have multiple versions of Microsoft office installed on the same computer, you may experience a starting delay while executing ms word 2007. This is because the ms word auto register itself on the computer before starting. this process may annoying if you are busy doing things and must be avoided.

You can bypass the auto registration of ms office by adding a DWORD key into windows registry. This makes word 2007 to start faster.

To bypass the auto registration:
  1. Start registry editor by clicking start, click Run, type regedit and press enter
  2. Locate and select the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options
  3. Point to New on the Edit menu, and then click DWORD Value
  4. Enter name as NoReReg and hit enter. 
  5. Right-click NoReReg, and then click Modify. 
  6. Enter 1 in the value data box.
  7. Exit Registry editor

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Best 4 Web Hosting Providers In India

Web hosting is the base of all websites and blogs found on internet globe.Simply a web hosting is the home of website where all user requested files, medias and other information is stored with relation to an existing website. In India there are several companies providing website hosting services including dedicated hosting.There are many web hosting providers in india such as rediff, yahoo, Zdnet you can choose any one of them by reviewing their hosting plans from web site. To find the best web hosting within India to host your site or blog, you need to list down the following factors like

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Script to make keyboard lights dancing

On a typical keyboard, there are three led's for number lock, caps and scroll lock respectively. This is a trick to dance your PC keyboard lights in a regular manner using a simple piece of code. This is a visual basic script with extension ( .vbs ) All you have to do is open notepad, copy the following script into it and save it with file name extension .vbs

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Firefox addon to login multiple Facebook accounts - Multifox

For many reasons peoples need to create multiple accounts in Facebook, Gmail, orkut etc. But what would you do if you want to login to your two or more facebook accounts simultaneously in your favorite browser like firefox. Sure, you need to logout from one account first and need to login to other one. This is because all browsers like mozilla stores cookies in thier databank while you login to an account in a web page.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Download Google Chrome 11 Offline Installer Latest

 The internet giant google released their laest version of chrome browser 11 beta. Google chrome is the only web browser application that combines fast start-up, fast page loading and speed search which allows you to search from the address bar itself.

Unlike other browser software's one problem with chrome browser is that the standalone offline version is not  available from google default to download. So if you want to install crome in many computers, you need to connect internet to each and download manually. If you want install chrome you need to download ChromeSetup.exe (small file, around 500KB). Once you run this setup it downloads the necessary files.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

8 Simple 3D modeling freeware tools for beginners

3d modeling is the process of creating mathematical representation of any three-dimensional surface of object which is done via special 3D modelling softwares. 3D visualization, photo renderings are very very popular among animation fields. For beginners like students, there should be some 3d modeling softwares to study simply and efficently. So here's a collection of easy-to-use yet powerful free tools to create your own 3D models.
Download for Windows XP/7/Linux

1.  K-3D
K-3D is a free-as-in-freedom 3D modeling and animation software. It combines flexible plugins with a visualization pipeline architecture, making K-3D a versatile and powerful tool for artists.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Clean RAM without software

This simple XP trick will allow you to free up ram as much you desired, by just double clicking a file. Free up RAM by killing unnecessary programs will speed up your pc. To do this trick:

Update Node32 Offline - Easy method

There are many home users don't update their anivirus software only because they dont have an internet connection in home. its better to have a computer without antivirus than using outdated antivirus ! Yes updating virus signature database of your security software is necessary to protect your computer against new threats.

Save memory when firefox is minimized

 This is a mozilla firefox tip to save computer memory (RAM) when the internet browser is minimized. This allows windows to allocate more memory to other applications and games running on your system. This preference setting allows windows to swap out memory from a minimized Mozilla application. 

To do this:
  • Open mozilla browser in windows OS
  • On the address bar type about:config
  • In the filter field type config.trim_on_minimize
  • There may be a default value False  which prevent Windows from trimming the working set 
  • Double click the key to toggle.
  • Restart firefox
This tip is useful if your computer have insufficient memory to load all programs together. Please note that this trick may cause delays when restoring the firefox window after long time.

Play Vista Chess Titans In XP

The Windows version vista includes an amazing chess game called chess Titans and is and included in Windows Vista and Windows 7 Home Premium, Business/Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions. The Vista chess game is fully 3D animated and theme choices are available for the chess pieces and board.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Slow Hibernation of Windows XP - FIX

We all use windows hibernation often to save time.In computer related forums, there are so many threads related to slow down of windows hibernation. Recently my own system, hibernation of windows XP slowed down all of a sudden. It takes about 5 minutes to complete hibernation. But I've found the best solution. For your case try the following tips:

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Uninstall Software and Registry Keys Using Revo Uninstaller

Even if we have a built in uninstall manager in windows, It's better to have an uninstaller utility like Revo uninstaller utility make removal of installed software's a bit easy. Where the built-in and sluggish Windows Add or Remove Programs option fails, This free software will help you to done the job easily giving a list of user configurable uninstall option with varity of range of Views.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Unhide Files in Virus Infected Pendrive Using Command Prompt

Majority of computer users nowadays uses USB flash memory's like pendrives for transferring data, movies, games documents and more.. The only disadvantage of using this kind of memory is that most of these Flash disk's have write protection or virus protection in it.

Monday, January 17, 2011

How to remove Password Lock from Memory card

This is most common issues that locked mobile phone memory card due to password lock. In most cases such SD cards will be be unusable without unlocking the card. To prevent your card from this issue, do not place password protection for memory card unnecessarily.

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