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

How to Delete WhatsApp Account in Android

Delete WhatsApp Account

WhatsApp is a very popular instant messenger subscription service for smartphones that allows you to send text messages, pictures and videos to all of your contacts. Although many new similar apps like Kik have come into the messenger service scene, but WhatsApp is still the most used and talked about service, especially for the Android smartphone users. WhatsApp uses your mobile number to identify you on the smartphone, so you can have only one WhatsApp account on one smartphone. If you have Continue reading

ESET Augmented Reality App : Snap Your Pictures with ESET Android

ESET Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is a live view of the real world seen through a screen (such as your computer screen) whose elements have been augmented or enhanced using the computer generated graphics based on the input such as video or audio. For example, through the use of augmented reality you can see a ghost or bunny standing next to you in your computer screen while it is really not there. The leading security developers ESET has also launched their new augmented reality app that shows a three dimensional ESET android Continue reading

How to Disable Anti-malware Download Check Service in Firefox

Firefox Anti-malware Download Check Service

With the new version 31.0 of Firefox, the popular browser has added a new feature to security arsenal – now it will check all the downloaded files against Google Safe Browsing file reputation service to determine whether they are malicious or harmless. In order to do so, it calculates a SHA256 hash of all the downloaded files before completing the download, sends the checksum to Google Safe Browsing servers. If it gets a reply that the hash belongs to a Continue reading

Check Spelling, Style & Grammar in Firefox with LanguageToolFx

LanguageToolFx

A while ago I participated in an online story writing contest. The participants had to write a small 500 words story but everything had to be done in only 30 minutes on the contest’s website. I tried my best to write a fascinating story and checked for all the spellings using in-built spell checker of Firefox, before submitting it. But when they displayed the results, I was taken aback by the number of grammar mistakes that appeared in my story and Continue reading

Playback GIF Animations in Windows with 7GIF

7GIF GIF Animation Viewer

We have earlier discussed about how you can make GIF animations easily using the free Movie to Gif software. But once you have created the GIF animation files, the next obvious question that faces you is how you can view or play these animations. Although some of the popular image viewer programs like IrfanView can show you the GIF animations, but they do not offer as much control over the animations as the free 7GIF software does. The 7GIF program lets Continue reading

Extract DMG Files in Windows with DMG Extractor

DMG Extractor

DMG files are the Apple disk image files which are often used to install programs in the Mac OS. But sometimes these files are also used to compress the contents into a single file. But these DMG files can be opened only on Mac OS. Being Mac OS specific files, these are not generally supported in Windows even by some of the popular third party programs. This can become a problem if you are using a Windows PC and someone sends Continue reading

Convert Multiple Tabs into a List with One Tab for Firefox

One Tab for Firefox

When the multiple tab feature was first introduced by Firefox, everyone got into the habit of opening many many tabs at the same time in Firefox. Now the habit has perhaps turned into addiction and people tend to keep opening multiple tabs to the extent that the system becomes unstable. There seems to be no alternative to this behavior in the near future, but you can use the free One Tab extension for Firefox that can curb the problem of opening too Continue reading

IsMyHdOK Checks Performance of HDD, SSD and USB Disks

IsMyHdOK

If you bought your Windows PC more than three years ago, then the signs of aging would have started to make their appearances known. One of the many signs of your PC getting old is the slow response of the hard disk – it takes longer time to open a music, document or video file; when you play a video file, it stops in the middle, the hard disk activity is unusually high and so on. One way to know Continue reading