Manage Online Accounts with Mitro Password Manager

Mitro Password Manager

Mitro Password Manager is a browser extension available for Firefox, Chrome and Safari web browsers. It lets you create and manage your online accounts easily. It also allows you to login automatically to to the various websites for which you have stored the passwords and other credentials. With an intent of taking over the user share of other popular password managers, it gives options to import password databases from other password managers like Lastpass, Keepass, Roboform and Passpack. It can even export Continue reading

Save Printer Ink, Toner and Paper Costs with GreenPrint World

GreenPrint World

One of the tricks that printer companies use is that they offer cheaper multi-function printers (the printers that can print, scan and copy in the same unit), but when you go for buying their ink cartridges or toner cartridges then charge you with exorbitant prices. For example, black and color ink cartridges replacements for the Canon printer that I have, cost almost the same price as the printer itself. Because of so high prices of the inks, toners and the printing paper, everyone Continue reading

How to Enable Media Source Extensions in Firefox

Firefox Media Source Extensions

HTML5 brought forward many new things when it was first release a few years ago. The most talked about feature of HTML5 is its ability of playing videos and audio streams without having to require any third party plugins like Adobe Flash Player. While Firefox already supports many different features of HTML5, there are many new things are are being rolled out with each new version of this great web browser. In the latest release of Firefox – version 31, they Continue reading

How to Quickly Update Google Play Store to the Latest Version

Manually Update Google Play Store

Recently, some Android security researchers have found a vulnerability called “Fake ID Bug” in Android operating system that affects all Android versions from 2.2 Froyo to 4.4 KitKat. This vulnerability exists in the digital certificate verification mechanism of Android using which any app can pretend to be a digital certified valid app. This can be used by apps for masquerading as valid apps from well known companies. For example, a malicious app can pretend to be the Adobe Flash Player app using Continue reading

Always Zoom Allows Zooming on All Web Pages in Firefox for Android

Always Zoom Add-on for Firefox in Android

Recently while browsing on Firefox on my Android smartphone, I have come across many websites that prevent viewers from zooming in. Why the website developers choose to do this, is beyond my understanding. They forget how difficult it becomes to read the contents of a web page for the people with weaker eyesight. Sometimes you cannot even zoom the images, no matter how hard you try to pinch zoom on the smartphone touchscreen. But now you can zoom on all the mobile webpages Continue reading

Dumpster is Recycle Bin Alternative for Android

Dumpster for Android

After having used Windows for many years we get the general impression that even if delete something from the hard disk, it is not going anywhere and we can always restore it from the Recycle Bin. Unfortunately, no such feature is available in Android. So if you delete a picture, document or any other file from your Android smartphone, it is gone forever. Sure there are file recovery tools that can help you recover deleted files but there is no guarantee of any kind. If Continue reading

Use Strong Passwords in Firefox with Secure Password Generator

Secure Password Generator for Firefox

One of the main reasons why online accounts like emails, facebook, twitter, etc., are hacked is because people choose weak and easy to guess passwords. According to a security research firm, many people are actually using their date of birth or pet names as their passwords. Such passwords are not only easy to guess, but also fall easy victim for dictionary based hacking attacks. In order to stay safe and secure online, you have to start using stronger passwords as your first line of defense Continue reading

Improve Vocabulary with A Word A Day App for Android

A Word A Day

I remember when my elder sister used to buy those “learn new word everyday” calendars to improve her English vocabulary. These calendars had only one day shown at a time and displayed a new word, its definition and usage for each and every day. The general idea was to start your day with a new word and improve the English vocabulary. If you made sincere efforts, you could learn 365 new words in a year. Well, now the days of wall calendars and wrist Continue reading

How to Enable Developer Options in Android KitKat

Android KitKat Logo

Many people do not know but Android KitKat (or any other version of Android) has advanced options called Developers options well hidden from the view of common user. These options can be made visible by performing a special maneuver in Android. You may wonder why they decided to hide these options in the first place? The reason is simple – these options are very advanced and should be used only by Android apps developers and highly advanced users. These developers options, once made visible, Continue reading

How to Change Mobile Number in WhatsApp for Android

Change Mobile Number in WhatsApp

More and more people are using WhatsApp everyday to connect with their friends and colleagues and share pictures, videos and text messages with them. This is why WhatsApp is more often comes pre-installed in many of the Android based smartphones. WhatsApp uses your mobile phone’s phone number to create a unique account for you so that you can have only one account at a time. But what if you decide to change the mobile number or buy a new SIM card later? Continue reading