Browsing articles tagged with " Tips & Tricks"

How to clean iPhone/iPad/iPod backup files

Last week I was cleaning up my system and I checked the disk usage. I found that my user folder is taking hell of space and I was sure that I am not saving big/much files in Desktop/Document or other user-folders. So I tried to find the disk  usage using Disk Inventory X for Mac and found that iPhone/iPad/iPod touch backup files are taking around 46GB. That’s too much and I don’t need old backup [...]


Your Facebook account hacked? Here’s how to fix it

Facebook virus’ and account hacking are very common now. So do you think you account is hacked or virus infected? Do the following steps Change your Facebook password (Go to account settings and change the password: Use some complex password (minimum 8letters, include small and capital cases, digits and special characters. Do not use your name or date of birth etc.) Remove unwanted applications. Applications can access your data based on the permissions you [...]


How to run Turbo C IDE on Windows 7


Turbo C 3.0 is an IDE for creating C/C++ programs which runs on MS Dos (Microsoft Disk Operating System). Up to Windows XP, Turbo C 3.0 IDE runs without any problem but it is not compatible on Windows Vista or Windows 7. Many users(Especially Students ) use Turbo C IDE for writing C/C++ programs. So today I am going to explain how you can run Turbo C++ IDE on Windows Vista or Windows 7. Method [...]


The Google Docs Viewer launch support for 12 new file types


Google Docs allows us to quickly view documents online without leaving your browser. You can also upload and share these files in Google Docs, so that anyone can view the content using their browser. Now the Google Docs Viewer launch support for 12 new file types. Microsoft Excel (.XLS and .XLSX) Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 (.PPTX) Apple Pages (.PAGES) Adobe Illustrator (.AI) Adobe Photoshop (.PSD) Autodesk AutoCad (.DXF) Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG) PostScript (.EPS, .PS) [...]


Enable desktop notifications in Chrome for Gmail, Chat & Calendar

Enable Chat & Mail Notifications for Gmail Gmail desktop notifications let you know when you have a new email or Chat message. When you enable these notifications, you’ll see a pop-up when new messages arrive so that even if you’re not looking at your Gmail, you’ll still know when someone wants to talk to you. For now, these notifications are available only if you use Google Chrome as your browser. Chat notifications are enabled by [...]


Are you a Facebook user? Know and update your privacy settings


Facebook, MySpace and several other social-networking sites have been sending data to advertising companies that could be used to find consumers’ names and other personal details, despite promises they don’t share such information without consent. Goto: Account ->Privacy Settings The first section is Connecting on Facebook. There you can control basic information your friends will use to find you on Facebook. Click on View Settings. Your name, profile picture, gender and networks are visible [...]


Broadcast your PowerPoint presentation over the Internet

You can broadcast your Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 presentation over the Internet to anyone, anywhere, over the Web. You send a link to your audience, and then everyone you invited watches a synchronized view of your slide show in their browser. The Broadcast Slide Show feature requires a network service to host the slide show. You can use PowerPoint Broadcast Service which is provided by Microsoft(and it is free ) or a broadcast service provided by [...]


Grant access to your Gmail account

You can delegate access to your Gmail to another person so they can read, send, and delete messages on your behalf. For example, you can grant your friend or parents to access your gmail account, so they can read and send mails on your behalf. You won’t be able to give anyone permission to change your account password or settings, or chat on your behalf.  Here’s how: Click the Settings link, and select the Accounts [...]


How to Tune up Your Windows : Part 1 – Tune Windows Startup in 5min

When you install a software, it may set startup services(service which starts when you start your operating system) or the application itself starts during system startup. All these startup services and startup programs decrease the system performance. Some programs/service like antivirus, firewall etc. are essential but other services/programs like messengers, tray icons etc. can be disabled. The system startup time can be increased by disabling the unwanted services and startup programs. Many software are available [...]


Easily backup your files with MS SyncToy

Why you need a tool to backup your files? We can copy files by copying and pasting, but how difficult it is when you have to synchronize many folders/files. For example:- I have to backup my photos. softwares and documents from my laptop to my external hard disk regularly. I download updated softwares from many sources, photos from my camera and also many files and documents from mobile and mails to my laptop’s backup and [...]



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