Documents to Go is Free Office Suite for Android

Documents to Go for Android

Any average Android smart phone user has to deal with many different types of files on any given day. For example, I have to open Adobe Acrobat PDF files, Microsoft Word DOCX files, Microsoft Excel XLSX files and other Office documents. For all of these documents, you can either install many different apps to open all different file types, or you can use the Documents to Go office suite that can open, edit and save many different types of documents for you. Documents to Go Continue reading

Add APK Installer to Windows File Explorer Context Menu

APK Installer Context Menu

If you want to install apps in your Android smart phone, then you can either use the Google Play store or side load the APK files directly into your device. Typically, you have to download the APK files, copy them over to Android device and then install them. Imagine if you could just double-click on APK files in your Windows PC to install them in your Android smart phone? This is actually possible, if you add the APK Installer to your Windows Continue reading

How to Reboot Android into Recovery Mode

Reboot into Recovery in Android

Windows PC users know that when there is some problem in Windows, they can use the boot into Windows recovery mode and fix some the things. The popular smart phone operating system Android also offers a special mode called recovery mode (or just recovery) for some special functions like wiping the cache partition, wiping the user-data, factory reset, applying an update etc. Just like in any other operating system, you can boot into this recovery mode in a multiple number of ways. Continue reading

Chrome Alternatives for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Chrome Alternatives for Android ICS

So it finally happened – Google has announced that they are no longer going to release updates to the Chrome browser for Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0). The Chrome browser version 42.0 shall be the final version available to all the Android Ice Cream Sandwich users. The reasons given on the Chromium blog include the diminishing number of Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) devices and that it requires extra effort and time to build and test the Chrome browser specifically for Continue reading

How to Install APK Files in Android Through ADB

ADB Install APK in Android

The most common and the easiest way of installing apps in an Android device is through Google Play store. But sometimes we have to install apps from their APK files directly. For example, my bank offers mobile banking services using their Android app which is not available on Google Play store but can be downloaded as an APK file from the bank’s web site. Usually installing an app from the APK file involves many steps – download it on your PC, Continue reading

Remove Disinfection Tools with DelFix

DelFix

After your PC becomes infected with some malware, first you try to take care of it by following various online resources but when you find out it’s hard to remove, then you ask the help of the professionals. Throughout the ordeal of malware removal from your Windows PC, you have to use a plethora of tools both for detection and the removal of the malware. Some of these tools are designed by reputed security firms while other tools are created by malware Continue reading

Disable Automatic Media Playing in Mozilla Firefox

Firefox Automatic Play Media

Web sites use different ways of embedding media content in their web pages. They can use the popular Flash player to put video or audio content in their pages. They can also use the newer HTML5 <video> and <audio> tags to put the media content in the pages. But some of the sites have direct file links to the video and audio files that start playing in the in-built Firefox media player if you click on them. For example, if Continue reading

Type Mathematical Equations in Firefox with FireMath

FireMath for Firefox

When participating online on various web sites or forums where people discuss about mathematics, physics or engineering problems, we have to post our mathematical problems by typing the equations. Usually we use various special character tools like the Character Map in Windows to insert the mathematical symbols and make the equations look a little legible. But why bother with all that hard work when you can use the MathML in the Firefox browser? Firefox supports MathML for a long time and Continue reading

How to Disable NFC in Android Smartphones

Disable NFC in Android

NFC (Near Field Communications) is a relatively newer technology that allows one Android device to connect and exchange data with another device close to it. For the data exchange to occur, both of the devices must have NFC enabled and their NFC transceivers should be in very close vicinity. Typically, you have to put the screen of one device on that of another for the NFC to work. NFC can be used to share pictures, musi, contacts and other files easily between two Continue reading

iMeme : Create Your Own Memes for Social Networks

iMeme

Meme is an idea, behavior, style or thought that is passed from one person to another within a cultural society. Taking an example from the successful sitcom Seinfeld, people see Elaine’s boss Mr Pitt eating his Snickers bar with the help of a knife and a fork. Soon the idea spreads and many people in the city starts eating Snickers this way. In this case, eating of Snickers with knife and fork becomes a meme. Now in the internet age, people try Continue reading