Different ways to take a screenshot in Mac OS X

If you are new to Macs or simply never needed to take a screenshot, don’t worry – it’s quite easy. There’s actually a couple of ways you can take a screenshot in Mac OS X (now simply called OS X), and certain methods might work better on a particular occasion. Read the rest of this entry »

Increase battery life on laptops running Windows 7

Recently, I got myself a new Asus laptop running Windows 7. While the trend is towards more mobile netbooks and tablets, laptops are still very much relevant due to their computing power, and it will continue to be so for some time to come.

While we enjoy their mobility and their compact design, laptops can leave you hanging when you need them the most. When the juice runs out and power outlets are nowhere to be seen, not a lot can be done. For that reason, we have to stretch that battery; here are 7 ways to increase the battery life of laptops running Windows 7.

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How to connect an external display to a laptop

Laptops are great for the mobility they give you, but if you are using one at home you might want to consider adding a second display to your setup. Additional display will give you more screen real estate, therefore increasing your productivity. If you’re doing any type of work such as graphic design, video editing, or even writing, it will be beneficial. So, how do you actually connect an external display to a laptop? Read the rest of this entry »

5 cool features of the Samsung Galaxy S4

While the new Samsung Galaxy S4 never fails to impress us with its smooth design, overwhelming power, and radical options, there are some features that remain mostly hidden, or at least less known to most users. In this post, I will show you 5 built-in features which should improve your Galaxy S4 experience. Read the rest of this entry »

5 HTC One features every owner should know

Although many owners of HTC One might think they know their devices down to every option and push of a button, there are some features supported by this device that are not commonly known. Today, we will show you 5 not so well known features that should make your HTC One a more efficient device.

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Smartphones In Our Lives

I use my mobile phone a lot these days, and that is mostly because it is – a smartphone. Whether I am on the road driving, or dozing off to sleep, or communicating with other people, or playing a game, or just surfing the web, I never imagined I’d be on my phone this much. But yet, that’s how it is now. Today, many smartphones are the equivalent of mini computers; so for people who could never be away from their PCs before this, the transition is logical.

In the past few days, I was approached by a graphics artist to co-produce an infographic that would show how “big” smartphones are on a global scale, in terms of usage. This is a cool looking infographic that illustrates the facets of such usage.

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