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How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone and Vice Versa

Posted by on May 16, 2012

How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone and Vice Versa

iOS and Android are dominating the smartphone segment as of now and both have their own unique features. When it comes to phone and calling, contacts are the most important aspect and both these OS have their own way of managing contacts. Android uses the Gmail account to sync the contacts, while Apple uses iCloud(…)

How to Run Android ICS (4.0) from Windows

Posted by on May 7, 2012

How to Run Android ICS (4.0) from Windows

Android Ice Cream Sandwich or 4.0 is the latest version of Android and was released back in October 2011 along with the Google branded phone Galaxy Nexus from Samsung. Android 4.0 has many improvements and features along with a new UI and launcher. As mentioned previously the adoption rate for ICS by manufacturers have been(…)

Enable Offline Access for Google Drive

Posted by on May 5, 2012

Enable Offline Access for Google Drive

Google Drive is the latest entrant to cloud storage services and was launched last week with 5GB free space for all users. The service is similar to other cloud storage services like Dropbox or Skydrive. But one important difference is that all the files in the drive are online by default and if you open(…)

[How to] Use Google Web Fonts on Windows

Posted by on February 11, 2012

[How to] Use Google Web Fonts on Windows

Google had debuted the web fonts back in 2010 and now it contains hundreds of web fonts which are more fancy and attractive than the traditional fonts. We had covered on how to use web fonts on websites using the font face feature. When using Google Web fonts, you can simply embed them using an(…)

[How-To] Take a Full Back up of Android ICS without Root or Unlock

Posted by on January 10, 2012

[How-To] Take a Full Back up of Android ICS without Root or Unlock

Google had released the latest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), along with Google Galaxy Nexus phone back in October 2011. The ICS comes with lots of new features, UI and a completely new look. We have already covered many features of ICS on this blog. We will now share a tutorial on how(…)

Yahoo Mail Secure Two-Step Verification Logins

Posted by on December 6, 2013

Yahoo Mail Secure Two-Step Verification Logins

Back in February 2011, Google has enabled the option for two step verification to protect your account and we had covered in detail how to enable it. Now, Yahoo also has announced the support for 2-step verification, which adds an extra layer of security to your Yahoo Account by requiring you to have access to(…)

Enable USB and Wi-Fi Tethering on Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Posted by on December 22, 2011

Enable USB and Wi-Fi Tethering on Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Tethering means sharing the Internet connection of an Internet-capable mobile or a tablet with other devices. This sharing can be offered over a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, or through an USB cable. Android got ability to tether connection with Froyo (2.2). With the release of latest version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich, this feature is available(…)

Enable or Disable Android Beam on Ice Cream Sandwich

Posted by on December 13, 2011

Enable or Disable Android Beam on Ice Cream Sandwich

Android Beam is a new feature in NFC enabled phones running on Android Ice Cream Sandwich and we have already covered this feature on this blog. Android Beam allows you to transfer contacts, web pages, YouTube videos, directions, and apps just by touching two NFC-enabled Android phones back to back. You can enable or disable(…)

How to Limit and Track Data Usage in Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Posted by on December 11, 2011

How to Limit and Track Data Usage in Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Even though we have high speed internet connection available for mobiles using the 3G and 4G technology, they aren’t cheap like the wired broadband connection. So it does make sense to track the data usage on your mobile phones as it might incur huge amount due to multiple background processes running like emails, social networking(…)

How to Set up Face Unlock on Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Posted by on December 10, 2011

How to Set up Face Unlock on Android Ice Cream Sandwich

When Google released the Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) along with Galaxy Nexus, one of the most important feature was the availability of Facial unlock in Android. Facial Unlock software allows users to unlock their phone using facial recognition and this feature needs to be configured on the device before using it. Obviously this is(…)