Cyanogenmod 0.5.8 For HTC Dream And Sapphire Released

There is some great news for all HTC Dream G! and Sapphire owners who love to put Custom ROMs on their rooted devices. The most stable Android 2.1 Eclair version of Cyanogenmod 0.5.8 is finally released and now you can have your G1’s and Sapphire running Eclair 2.1 without any issues.

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Record And Edit Skype Video Calls

Skype is a great platform for PC-to-PC or PC-to-Phone calling, with the former being totally free while the latter charging very minimal rates. Depending on your network connection, calls with Skype are generally very pleasing, and with the option to have video conferencing, Skype becomes a really impressive communication suite. With such features comes the potential for great add-ons as well, and Vodburner is exactly that: an add-on for Skype that allows you to record video calls. Read More

How To: Update Nexus One From FRF50 To FRF72

There was recently a new update for Nexus One running Android 2.2 Froyo. The update was a minor one and just weighed 1.8 MB and there were rumors that this update was only meant for internal Google employees. We are still not sure of what exactly this 1.8 MB update did to Nexus One other than changing “Build number” from FRF50 to FRF72. Read More

Soundation – Free Web-based Music Creator

For the music lovers out there who are into synthesizing and creating music. or those who like to play and experiment with instruments, Soundation would be a pleasant experience. It is a free, flash-based web service that presents you with ‘a powerful sequencer with 11 real-time effects, 3 synthesizers, a drum machine and a fully integrated sound shop.’ Read More

Prevent Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) With Regular Breaks

For those users whose work routine involves a lot of typing and keyboard related tasks, RSI can be a huge problem. Not only your wrists will fail in longevity, it would also adversely affect efficiency. Sure, there are anti-RSI keyboards abundantly available, but the best measure to prevent the strain from happening is to be moderate in your usage. For this purpose, breaks and regular intervals can really do the magic. Read More

CintaNotes Can Sync Notes In Real-Time via Dropbox

There are plenty of desktop note taking apps to choose from but the lack of syncing support in them is a major setback for many. NoteSync bought syncing of notes via Google Docs but the application is developed on Adobe Air and is not portable. Today we came across a notes management app called CintaNotes, which has somehow stayed out of AddictiveTips radar for a long time. Read More

Remove Splashy Screens And Forced Intro Movies From Games

Most games show intro movies and splashy screen on start which is not a huge deal since they can be skipped by hitting either Esc or Spacebar key. There are, however, some games where advertisement, splashy screens, and intro movies cannot be skipped because the developers chose to force these stuffs down the player’s throat. Read More

Samsung Galaxy 3 And 5 Specs And Price

It seems as if Samsung and Motorola have dedicated their cell phone production to Android. Samsung has recently announced a couple of Android powered deveces: Galaxy 3 and Galaxy 5. Both appear to be low-to-mid-end phones targeted at those looking for entry-level Android phones. Read on for the specs of each. Read More

Opinion On Android 3.0 Gingerbread

We have seen a lot of hype in Android market after release of Android 2.2 Froyo. Users came out with all kinds of speculations, rumors, Mods, hacks, customized ROMS etc, but as the time passes, it is all seemingly getting a bit stale. So what is new to talk about? Well, we can always start the same old rumor and speculative procedure for the Android 3.0 Gingerbread, which is hoped to be released in Q4 this year. Although our above speculation might not tally with what Google says about “One Android Build per year”; but recent developments and news has made us think differently from Android creators. Read More

How To: Install Flash 10.1 On Android 2.1 Eclair Devices

It has been a widely believed myth amongst most Android users that only Android 2.2 Froyo or later versions are capable of handling Flash 10.1 but now as the story unfolds, it appears that you can in fact install Flash 10.1 onto your Android 2.1 Eclair powered handsets as well, and that too wishout any complicated procedure. So if you've got an Android device running Eclair and want to enjoy Flash 10.1 on it, we've got the complete installation instructions for you. Just read on after the jump for details. Read More

RedSn0w 0.9.5 JailBreak For iOS 4 Released For Windows

Finally some great news for iPhone and iPod touch users relying on Windows OS for jailbreaking iPhone 3G/ 3GS and iPod Touch 2G running iOS 4. RedSn0w 0.9.5 has been officially released by Dev Team and now you can easily jailbreak iOS 4 on your iPhone 3G/3GS and iPod Touch 2G using Windows OS. Prior to this release, there was no way you could use Windows OS to jailbreak your iPhone 3G/3GS and iPod Touch 2G with iOS 4 . According to iphwn wiki, this non-Mac RedsnOw 0.9.5 release is still a beta and doesn’t provide “hacktivation” to iDevices. Update: You can now Jailbreak iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G iOS 4 on Windows. Follow the step-by-step guides given here. Update: There is a new version of Redsn0w 0.9.5 released by dev team for Windows and Mac. In this update, dev team has categorically emphasized the fact that this Redsn0w version is specifically for jailbreaking iOS 4 on iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G. Apart from this, there are some new interesting additions in this version,  you can now choose to enable/disable multi-tasking, home wallpaper and an option to enable battery percentage. It is also now confirmed that Redsn0w 0.9.5 Beta for Windows will only jailbreak iOS 4 on iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G.

Record Audio & Sound From Various Sources [Windows]

When I first found Hanso Recorder, my reaction was of jubilation – yes, I can easily get those oh-so-wanted soundtracks out of the games that I am addicted to. But it does much more than that. Hanso Recorder is a feature-rich, high-usage audio program that can perform almost all sound tasks with ease; converting CDs, Tapes, DVDs, Live performances, TV, Internet radio, Games, and any other sound source into audio files that can be played on various audio players. Furthermore, it can do text-to-speech conversions with natural voices. Read More

Music Converter Converts Audio Between Popular Formats

Music converters are plenty, and many good ones that are free as well, so here the competition comes down to ease of use balanced with feature requirement. There are many popular converters that support a huge format range but let’s face it: most of the times, an average user doesn’t need any of those except the most popular ones. A plethora of settings might also boggle down the average Joe. Hence simplicity also takes the prize. Read More

Send Attachment To Gmail And Other Webmail From Desktop

Sending file directly to Mail recipient option is integrated in Windows Explorer context menu, which has been both lauded & criticized, mainly because it brings ease to attach files but also happens to not open default email account every time. Let me elaborate, you can always attach a file to Outlook email client but what about attaching a file directly to GMail from Windows Explorer? Affixa provides seamless way to attach files with any email, be is webmail or a desktop email client. It replaces Windows Explorer context menu Mail recipient integration, provides attachments drop box, supports drop.io for large attachments files, replace mailto links, and a lot more. Read More

Replicate Any Window And Keep It In Focus [Windows]

There must’ve been a time when you’d have been absorbed in watching some interesting movie on your computer, at the same time aware that you have other important tasks to perform as well. It may have made you wish to have a way where you can do both at the same time. Or perhaps you may have a slow download or long installation going on, that you may want to keep a tab on, but the constant back and forth movement between windows is just not worth the effort. What do you do? One solution might be to use the thumbnail preview feature that Windows 7 provides, but in all honestly, the thumbnails are, as the name implies, thumbnails, and hence, too small to be of any real use. Another might be to go looking for an alternative solution that would help you get out of the fix. Well, we have the solution. Read More

Log Time Spent On Tasks With Time Management Software

Time is money, and while working, the time you spend on each task defines how efficient you are. However, one does need the right tools to measure their efficiency, so that you can actually evaluate your performance and improve where the need may be. Or you may be a professional working on hourly basis, and would prefer to keep track of the time spent on a particular activity in order to ensure that your billing remains accurate. This is where HourGuard Timesheet Recorder comes useful. Read More