Tips and Tricks

Block Application From Using Internet Using Firewall App Blocker

Sometimes we need certain applications not to access internet because doing so will download unwanted updates will cause headaches. Especially if you’re using pirated versions of windows software’s such as Microsoft office or Adobe Photoshop, when you connect to internet, it will cause them stop working as it will automatically verify the license online.… Read the rest

How to Use Rupee Symbol in Your Laptop Keyboard

Few years ago Government of India has published the official symbol for Indian currency – The Indian Rupee sign. Afterwards most of the computer makers added the symbol on the keyboards of their products in India. However if you want to add the symbol in your writings, you’ve to perform little more things.… Read the rest

How to Remap Buttons of Your Android Device

Do you ever think of re-assigning the default hardware buttons of your android phone so that you can use a better customized function for a button?. With a rooted android device, it is possible to remap the buttons using ButtonRemapper android app. This app is a simple tool that works on all android devices except Samsung Galaxy S variants and partially works on Droid 2 and Huawei U8110 ( Only few buttons can be remapped).… Read the rest

How to Know if Your Windows 8 is Genuine and Activated

When you buy a new laptop or desktop, most of them today comes with a pre-installed genuine copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8. Genuine Windows means you’ve already paid the price for the operating system while buying that computer. Activation of windows is the process of verifying the product key associated with the copy is genuine or not.… Read the rest

How to Set a Specific Contact to Silent Mode in Android

Do you ever wanted to have only specific contacts to be silenced leaving others in normal mode?. Sometimes you need set the contact ringing volume to silent or vibration. In android you can set different ringtones for each of your contacts, but usually no option to silence a specific call. Thus we’ve to look for a third-party app that lets you accomplish this.… Read the rest

How to Download Facebook Videos to Your Android Phone

When it comes to watching videos on Facebook on your smartphone, it becomes very convenient to download videos rather than loading the video and watching. the advantage of downloading videos that posted on Facebook is that you never need to login to Facebook next time to search for that video and buffer once more.… Read the rest

How to Unlock STC Data Card [Using Alcatel Modem]

Alcatel is a company that manufactures Smartphones, 2G, 3G and 4G modems, WiFi modems and other products in telecommunication field. Many companies like STC, CTC are using their modems to provide wireless internet.  STC (Saudi Telecom Company) sells a product like idea netsetter or Tata photon which is a 2G & 3G data card that let you connect your computer to internet using the STC mobile data services.… Read the rest

Android App to Use Volume Rocker as Camera Button

Most of the android smartphones today in the market are equipped with a physical button to take picture while you press on it. In the idle state it will start your camera app. But there are some device which doesn’t have such a physical camera capture button like my Samsung Galaxy Ace.… Read the rest

Unlock Your Android Phone If You Forgot Lock Pattern and Gmail Password

Android phones are most used smartphone OS till time around the world. older days, password protection is the only security option for mobile phones to avoid unwanted access and use. As the mobile phones become smartphones, touch input is not odd anymore. The advantage of touchscreens is utilized by android to provide another security option to devices called pattern lock.… Read the rest