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updated July 30, 2014
Posted July 26, 2014 by

How Do I Exclude Notifications from Specific Apps on Android Wear?

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By default, all notifications on your Android phone will be sent to your watch. While seeing and interacting with your apps’ notifications from your wrist can be convenient, many types of notifications are completely unnecessary and could be a disruption. Luckily, you can manually create a custom list of apps that you want to display notifications only on the phone but not on the watch. This tutorial shows you how to do that on any Android Wear watch, including the LG G, Samsung Gear Live, and Motorola 360.

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Posted July 25, 2014 by

Facebook: Save or Bookmark Links, Places, Music, or Events

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When you browse through the Facebook News Feed, you may find many helpful and informative posts, but you may not have the time to read them all at once. In such situations, you can save or bookmark the posts that interest you using the Save feature in Facebook and view them later. Since all of your favorite posts can be accessed in a single click, the feature will save you a lot of time.

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Posted July 24, 2014 by

How Do I Debug Apps on the Android Wear Emulator?

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During the app development process, debugging helps developers quickly track and eliminate problems or bugs in their apps. Without app debugging, production apps may contain bugs that make them malfunction. While the emulators of most platforms have the Debugging option enabled by default, Android Wear’s does not. Fortunately, enabling debugging on this emulator is easy. Continue reading to find out how.

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Posted July 22, 2014 by

View and Edit Two Files Side By Side in SQL Server and Notepad++

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Notepad++ is the editor that programmers prefer most because it is fast and lightweight. It is also bundled with tons of features and smart plugins. Notepad++ can be downloaded for free and is available on Windows as well as other operating systems. There are various tips and tricks that you can use to increase your productivity with Notepad++. One of the coolest tricks is viewing and editing two files side by side.

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Posted July 21, 2014 by

Select Text Columns or Boxes Vertically in Notepad++ and SQL Server 2012

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In any source code, we frequently need to select a piece of text vertically (column mode). This is not possible with typical editors such as Notepad or Wordpad. Vertically selecting text columns or boxes is one of the coolest tricks everyone should know in order to save time and increase productivity. This tutorial explains how with both Notepad++ and SQL Server 2012.

Vertically Select Text Columns or Boxes in Notepad++

1. First, place your cursor at the position from where you wish to start your selection.

2. Press and hold the SHIFT + ALT keys, and move down using the DOWN arrow on the keyboard (while still holding SHIFT + ALT).

3. To move to the left side, press and hold the SHIFT + ALT keys while pressing the LEFT arrow on the keyboard.

Vertical Text Column or Box Selection in Notepad++

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Vertical Text Column or Box Selection in SQL Server 2012

1. First, place your cursor at the position from where you wish to start your selection.

2. Press and hold the SHIFT + ALT keys, and move down using the DOWN arrow on the keyboard (while still holding SHIFT + ALT).

3. To move to the left side, press and hold the SHIFT + ALT keys while pressing the LEFT arrow on the keyboard.

Vertical Text or Box Selection in SQL Server 2012

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Posted July 20, 2014 by

How Do I Connect an Android Wear Emulator to a Real Phone?

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Even though developing wearable apps on a real device is recommended, buying every possible device with different screen shapes for testing purposes would be quite costly. For this reason, testing an app on an emulator is a good idea. The emulator works similarly to a real watch, and it is possible to pair the emulator with a real phone. Continue reading to find out how.

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