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TechTip: How to reopen your last closed tabs in your browser on your computer

We’ve all been there. We have a few tabs open and are trying to close one but the cursor rebels and ends up closing another tab. With so many tabs open in your browser, you obviously don’t remember which one you closed. Then begins the search for that tab by…

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TechTip: How to hide unwanted apps from your home screen on iOS with jailbreaking your device

A lot of us own iDevices. And though we give Android and manufacturers of Android devices a hard time for bloatware (selling us devices with a lot of useless apps preinstalled), iOS too is guilty of the same. Though not completely useless, Apple does bundle its devices with apps like…

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TechTip: How to supercharge your screenshots (on all platforms)

We’ve all been there. For work or otherwise, we’ve needed to take a screenshot of something on our computer screen or mobile screen and send some part of it to someone. Usually, on Windows, we’d take a screenshot (Fn + PrintScr, on most computers), open Paint, paste it, select the…

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The best apps/software to get night mode on all your computing devices

On an average weekday, we use some computing device or another for at least 12 hours of the day. Considering that we sleep for 8 hours a day, we are exposed to screens for three fourths of a day! That’s a lot of blue light to absorb (all screens emit…

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Why you should use Night Mode on your computing devices?

Apple recently released the iOS 9.3 beta. And though it doesn’t have too many groundbreaking features, one feature that is making waves is the ‘Night Shift’ mode that changes the color of the screen of your iOS device to put less stress on your eyes and helps to sleep better…

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#InTheNews: Fitness tracking on a budget is in! Xiaomi sells 10 million Mi Bands in 9 months

Xiaomi, that Chinese manufacturer whose products look like those of all those other Chinese manufacturers but are known and desired because they are even cheaper than those other Chinese manufacturers’ and whose dirt-cheap flash sales (Rs. 1 for a Mi Band, for example) are notorious for making you wait a…

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The top 5 things that Apple will do in 2016 (based on heard rumors)

4 inch iPhones to rule the world! Call it the iPhone 6c or 7c, say that it’ll be launched in March or September, but the rumors about Apple re-launching a 4 inch iPhone refuse to die. And, I think, it does make sense from Apple’s perspective. With every phone today…

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#InTheNews: WhatsApp to include video calling and multiple chat tabs. Skype and Hangouts sweating in the corner.

If it were in WhatsApp’s hands, they’d want you to use just their service for every type of communication that you use your phone for. At least, based on the latest rumor, that is what they are trying to do. After taking over the world with their messaging service and…

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#TechTip: How to quickly free up space on your iOS device

A lot of us use iOS devices these days. Between them being beautifully designed, secure and working great, there are not many reasons to not use them. They are pretty costly though, especially in India. So, most of us end up buying the entry-level 16 GB versions of our shiny…

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#InTheNews: This Christmas, being fit is in. Fitbit’s iOS app tops Apple’s charts

At TechTastic, I love wearables; especially the ones that try and make you care about your fitness. And with the mobile phones’ industry hitting a plateau, both in terms of technology and innovation, wearables are the next big thing. And, it seems that a lot of people want to prove…

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#TechTip: Improve your iOS device’s performance in 2 button presses

A lot of us own iOS devices these days and why wouldn’t we? They are incredibly well designed, easy to use, have the biggest collection of apps in the world, have top of the line specs and set trends in the industry with their technologies (3D Touch this year, TouchID…

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