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  • Nokia Maps Mobile Web App for iPhone & Android Phones

    Nokia’s mobile mapping gained traction when they made it available for free on all Nokia Symbian handsets. To take on Google Maps they even released an offline version of maps app that can prefetch map data and allow navigation without an internet connection. Google recently updated Maps app on Android to introduce a labs feature…

  • How to Convert Wikipedia Articles to Pdf and Order Hardcopy Online

    Without doubt Wikipedia is the largest and most popular online information resource with more than 15 million articles and counting. The first resource we check or wish we always had access during information blank out is Wikipedia. The community around this non-profit foundation is very dynamic as a result we might see articles popping up immediately after…

  • Change Google Plus Bar Color Using Chrome Extensions

    Not many of us are happy with Google tweaking color of their toolbar that runs above all major offerings with links to recently launched Google Plus network. While this Google Plus bar itself is useful especially with notifications from Google+ that always stays on top the black color plays the spoil sport. But don’t worry…

  • Beautify Ubuntu GRUB Loader User Interface Using BURG Themes

    If you have dual booted any Linux distro with windows or Mac OS X you surely will have come across the GRUB boot loader. It’s the GRUB loader that helps select which OS to boot into with an interface during booting time. But the default interface is minimalistic in nature and there is nothing much…

  • How to Enable Google Scribe in WordPress Comment Input Box

    The Google Scribe (Labs) feature makes texting a lot  easy and enjoyable by providing text completion service. You can enable Scribe on all pages by installing Google Scribe extension for Google Chrome browser. But if you want to enable Scribe feature in your WordPress blog comments input box alone you can use Google Scribe WordPress plugin. That way you…

  • Hidden System Files in Windows 8 Hints “Microsoft Windows Store” for Apps

    The rumors surrounding a possible Microsoft app store hitting Windows 8 has been floating around. But all the rumors till date has been  exposed and proven wrong which was nothing but fake screenshots believed to generated using a chinese app. Now again the presence of app store in Windows 8 is being speculated but this time with…

  • How to Root Motorola Xoom Tablet

    The Motorola Xoom tablet running Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS has been rooted successfully. With this you can have third-party apps loaded on your Xoom tablet. The custom recovery cannot be used now as the SD Card slot is locked now. Also an unlocked bootloader for Motorola Xoom is available for download. If you want to root…

  • Change Android Marketplace & Gingerbread Keyboard Theme to Blue Color

    If Apple’s iOS is to White color then Google’s Android is to Green. Whether or not you like the parrot green color which is very prominent on their latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread flavour you ought to have that theme if Android Marketplace is to be accessed for apps. Too desperate to have a change eh?…

  • Check Office 2010 Activation Status and License Type

    The Office 2010 package you are using on computer comes activated based on the distribution channel used to buy. The most common being product key available for retail edition Office 2010. But there are other types of distribution channels called MAK (Multiple Activation Key) or KMS (Key Management Service). In order to check if these…

  • Registry Hack Enables Windows 8 M1 Webcam, Modern Reader, Ribbon & Task UI

    If you thought that the very first leak of Windows 8 Build 7850 Milestone 1 was just a pre mature version with nothing much to offer then its time to rethink. Now Neowin is reporting that many of the rumoured features are already present in  this early build. This leaked version sports a Modern Reader, TaskUI, Ribbon UI and…