Safe mode is present in every Windows version since Windows 95, but getting it to work in Windows 8 is not as easy as it should be. Here is how you can add the option to start in safe mode to the boot menu when you turn on your computer. Let’s see how!
Certain functions on the Android devices need a Wi-Fi connection to operate and having a bad WiFi connection can really spolit the whole user experience. Try out the following apps to improve your WiFi connection and user experience
With recessionary clouds looming large on the economies across the world, people these days are in need of saving money. We have found several such apps for iOS that can assist you with money saving and management.
How many times have you come across an audio file on your Music player with the name like “01.mp3” and there is no other details like the artist, album info, etc. Multiply that by the number of songs you have in your library and you know you are in for a headache. Today, I will show how you can easily manage your song’s name, structure and tags in the way you want it.
Did you ever wish you can bring a portable charger with you, or charge two devices at once? Here are some gadgets that can do a little extra and make life just a little more convenient for you.
Dropbox has introduced a new 2-step verification to further enhance its security features. Here is how you can enable the 2-step verification in your Dropbox account.
If you happened to be an Atari brat while you were growing up, you can now relieve your 8-bit glory days on your Linux machine. Stella is an Atari 2600 emulator that works on Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and even more obscure systems like IRIX. It provides a very accurate emulation of the classic gaming system, and plays nearly every game ever released for it.
For many parents, the most distressing time is often the time when their kids are using the computer. They have no idea what their kids are doing online and whether they are picking up bad habits from the Web. Thankfully, Windows has a built-in parental control tool that allows the parents to control what their children can and cannot access.
Colorstrokes is a simple-to-use image editing software (for Mac) that lets you play with colors in every possible way. You can recolor images, create unique color splash photos, bring color to black and white snaps and of course, carry out selective color effect.
Do you think your data is safe when stored in cloud-based services like Dropbox? To be on the safe side, you need to take matters into your own hands for extra protection. BoxProtect is a free encryption service for Mac that can be used to encrypt your cloud storage data.
GeoGebra may be a useful tool for solving maths equation, but when it comes to more powerful functions and complicated maths, you should give Sage a try. We’ve all heard of Matlab or Magma, but Sage offers an open source alternative to those two, and is, to my opinion, simpler to use.
Are you constantly looking for ways to navigate and circumvent issues you are having with Windows 8? Here is a list of tweaks you can perform either on the Metro or desktop interface of Windows 8.
If you are keen to use Ubuntu on your 2012 MacBook Air, here is the tutorial to install and dual boot Ubuntu on MacBook Air (5,2)
Viewing PDFs in iOS just got a little easier with the new app PDF Cabinet. It’s hard to find an app that will do what you want with storing, annotating, and organizing PDFs, but PDF Cabinet can do them all.
The Metro UI in Windows 8 is supposed to make the navigation better and easier, but when you can’t resize the tiles and the interface, you know this is going to be a frustrating experience. Luckily, there is a way to resize the tiles and it is pretty easy to do it. Here are the steps.
The Internet is no doubt one of the greatest technological innovations in history. It allows you to do research, entertain yourself, and communicate with others in other parts of the world. However, the problem is that the Internet is just too useful at times. Since the Web is fraught with information and activities, you can easily find yourself distracted. What if there is a way you can improve your productivity on the Web without having to rely on shear willpower alone?
Problems with your Android phone will slow down the phone, or cause it not to work. Here are some steps to maintain your Android and keep it in tip-top shape and running as fast as it possibly can.
When it comes to writing, it is great to always create the draft in plain text. The problem lies when you need to transform those plain-text words into something nicely-formatted and readable. Fortunately, Linux provides two programs that allow you to draft in plain text, then convert to other, more graphical formats.