Tag Archives: How-to

What are Private Name Server and How to Add them

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Last month, our website crossed 10k pageviews/daily. Now, this is too much traffic for a blog hosted on shared hosting. Right? So I started looking for a better hosting plan. And luckily this black Friday, I got a sweet 80% OFF deal on Hostgator and finally upgraded to their VPS hosting. Now …

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How to Use HFS+ Format on Windows

saving files from HFS explorer

HFS is default file system for MAC and iOS device. This means if you are only going to use your external hard drive on MAC, then it’s best to format your drive to HFS+. However, if you later decide to use that on Windows, it won’t work. But don’t worry, there …

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How to Use NTFS Drive on MAC – 3 Ways

how to use NTFS on MAC

NTFS (short of new technology file system) is a default file system for Windows. It was first introduced in Windows NT and over the years it has only got better. It supports all the modern features like encryption, journaling (reduce data loss), file permission, compression etc etc. Since Windows is still …

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9 Ways To Play YouTube Videos in the Background Android

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YouTube do not support background playback. For instance, if you exit you YouTube app or lock your smartphone, the video will stop as well. This is because YouTube makes money from the Video Ads. More video are played more money they make. And if they start supporting background playback, then there will be …

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How to Get rid of System Update Notification on Android

Android 5.1 system updates available

So I just bought a Nexus 6. And hey, since it’s a nexus device I rooted it the next day itself. Everything went smoothly for few days and then I got this notification — ‘Android 5.0.1 System Update Available' Who will not update? Now even though updates are always welcome, …

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Record Audio Coming Out of Your PC Without Stereo Mix

Record Audio Coming Out of Your PC with audacity

Say you want to record the sound coming out of your computer like — a skype call, music from online streaming service or let just say you want to extract a dialogue from an old movie.  For this, you will need to record the system audio i.e. the sound coming out of your …

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How to Play old Retro Games (like Mario) on Android

play super mario on Android

Do you want to relive your childhood memory? Do you want to play your favorite retro games (like Super Mario, Contra, Pokemon etc) on your Android phone or tablet? Well, the good news is– you can But why would anyone play those old 8-bit games, when the newer ones are way …

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Use Your Android as Surveillance Camera

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Do you know, you can use your Android as a surveillance camera. How? Your phone’s camera will capture the footage and then send it your computer using some software. I know it sound geeky but trust me. it’s a lot easier than it sound. All you need to do is …

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Compress Videos for YouTube Without Lossing Quality

compress videos for YouTube-- handbrake

Say, you want to quickly upload a video on YouTube, but the file’s size is too big or you have a video format (like .mkv) that your media player can’t play or let just say, for any other reason, you want to compress a video without cutting corners on quality. …

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