Sync Music Playlist To HTC Droid, Incredible, Desire, EVO 4G & More Android Phones

With so many Android Phones sold recently, it is surprising that there is no easy guide to sync music with them. In this guide we will be using Media Monkey to sync music playlist with HTC Desire (because I don’t own any other Android phone at the moment). This method can however be used for HTC Incredible, HTC EVO 4G, HTC Hero, HTC Wildfire, HTC Legend, Motorola Droid, Samsung Galaxy, Nexus One, and almost every other Android-based phones. Read More

Remove Hidden Metadata & Elements From Word Document

Almost every document includes information such as; Hidden text, Object info, Personal Information (identifying information: author name), and other invisible info stored as metadata. To get rid of it, Word 2010 includes a Document Inspector feature which lets user inspect for these concealed elements and to remove them at once. It primarily stands for inspecting & removing; Personnel Information, Comments, Annotations, Meta info, XML data, Hidden text, and more such informations. Read More

Access 2010: Export Database Table To Excel 2010

Carrying out different operations in Access is not that easy, as RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) requires specific syntax & constraints to be followed. Thus, exporting an Access database table to Excel spreadsheet undoubtedly opens more options for performing different operations over data. Access 2010 lets user export database table promptly to Excel spreadsheet for analyzing database with feature & functionality that Excel contains. Read More

How To Take Screenshots Of Android Device

With the Apple iPhone, taking screenshots of the device was as simple as pressing the power and home buttons together, and the current screen got saved under Camera Roll. With Android, no such option is available. While there are third-party apps that make this task possible, there is the native ability as well that allows you to use a component of the Android SDK to capture screenshots of your device. Read More

Root Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 With LeshaK’s Kernel

As promised, I am back with a complete, step-by-step guide to rooting Samsung’s Galaxy Spica/Lite/Portal i5700 Android handset, using LeshaK’s Kernel Spica v.LK2.02. Not only is this root easy without any complex commands, but also it brings nicety such as full root, su+Superuser, support for ext2, ext3 and ext4 SD card partitions, recovery mode, etc. Read More

Merge OneNote 2010 Notebooks

OneNote 2010 offers an easy way to merge two notebook sections, you don’t have to copy content from one notebook to another, it shows all the notebooks letting user pick a notebook to merge content with. To instantly merge notebooks, open the notebook you need to merge and right-click on its tab and select Merge into Another Section. Read More

What Is ADB And How To Install It With Android SDK

When it comes to Android modding, most novice users are confused or left wondering by reference over reference to a certain “adb”. This is specially true when you are looking up something on modding your device, or root it in particular. ADB is the wonder toy of Android and everyone seems to love it, so lets have a look at understanding what it is and why you need it, and how you can get it. Read More

The Big Picture Image Gallery Downloader

Today is a good news for all the Boston Globe’s Big Picture fans out there. There is now a tool that lets you download all images hosted on the Big Picture servers to your PC in no time.

The Big Picture series by Boston Globe is one of the finest examples of photojournalism on the Internet. The Photos summarizes major world events with brief caption added to each photo. New photo series are added on daily basis!

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WinHide.SB: Hide Unwanted Program Windows

Imagine you are working on your system with so many program windows open at the same time, and for one moment you need to use another program. Now what will happen is your whole desktop will be cluttered with program windows. Not only will it take extra time to load, your desktop will also look like a mess! Read More

Access Skydive WebDav Address Quickly

The Cloud computing phenomenon has reached a milestone as Microsoft Live service users are being facilitated through SkyDrive. It provides 25 GB of space letting users shift precious data on to cloud. To make transferring data easier, Skydrive users are on a look out to map it as network drive for instant transfer of data back & forth. We have previously covered mapping a SkyDrive as network drive by using Office 2010 app but it poses a question of having Office installed on your system. SkyDriveSimpleViewer stands a chance here. Read More

Sync Facebook Friends Pictures with Outlook Contacts

Wouldn’t it be great if you can link Facebook friend’s DP (display picture) with Outlook Contacts? OutSync provides you just that with dead-easy interface. It is an open source tool to sync Facebook friends' display picture promptly with matched Outlook contacts. Adding more, it also allows you to filter down the contact list to be synced with Outlook Contacts. Read More

PenyuLocker: Quick Folder Protection For Windows

Windows 7 comes with a build-in encryption tool called Bitlocker which can encrypt and password protect your entire drive, but what if you want to quickly prevent access to a specific folder without having to encrypt it’s data (which is a slow and tiresome process). Read More

Gruml: Google Reader On Your Desktop [Mac]

The first website that most webmasters visit is Google Reader to check the latest news. Browser crash and slow loading are some of many problems users face from time to time. What better way than to manage all the Google RSS feeds from the desktop?  Gruml is a desktop version of the immensely popular Google Reader. At the moment it is only available for Mac. Read More

LaTeX Lab: Use Google Docs As LaTeX Editor

Google Docs has long been used by scientists, students & academia for sharing documents. For over 4 years now, people have been arguing whether Google Docs should support LaTeX which it didn't before? The wait is finally over. You can now create LaTeX documents using Google Docs. Read More

Monitor System Events In Real Time With Event Reader

For users who are keen on system security, or for network administrators, event logs are of critical importance. They allow them to keep a tab on system events, see the responsible user and monitor what goes on. However, real-time monitoring is a bliss that is often not present, and especially with Windows platform, this is something sourly missed. Read More

OneNote 2010: Quickly Zoom In/Out the Notebook Section

Just like other note taking applications, OneNote supports multiple View modes that let you easily adjust the content on the screen. If you frequently switch between large and small display monitors, then you may require changing the view modes to get the full preview of the notebook page. Consider a situation where you need to switch between two display monitors with different resolutions; when you switch from high resolution display monitor to smaller one, then you need to adjust the OneNote notebook's view mode to adjust the content containers. OneNote offers two quick zoom levels including 75 % and 100%, along with Zoom Level drop-down menu to manually change the zoom level of the current notebook's page. However, if you don't want to manually set the zoom level via Zoom drop-drop menu, you can use the Ctrl+Mouse Wheel to zoom in/out the page.  Before you change the zoom level using the mouse, just click anywhere on the notebook page, and then move the mouse wheel in an upward direction while holding the Ctrl key on the keyboard to zoom-out the page. Similarly, you can move the mouse wheel in a downward direction while holding Ctrl key to zoom-in the page content. Read More