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Posted August 3, 2014 by

How Do I Move Message Threads to the Top of the Messages App on My Galaxy S5?

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If you text frequently, the number of threads inside your Messages app will rapidly increase. This makes finding the message threads of favorite or important contacts difficult. Luckily, on the Galaxy S5, you can choose specific threads to move to the top of the list so that you can see and access the ones you need as soon as you open the app. Continue reading to find out how.

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Category Android, Google

Posted July 30, 2014 by

How Do I Set a Timer to Turn Music Off on My iPhone, iPad, or iPod?

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If you usually listen to music to fall asleep faster, chances are you may leave your phone playing music all night and wake up with an empty phone battery. To avoid this problem, you can estimate the time you need to fall asleep, and then set up a timer that can stop the music when the countdown is over. This tutorial provides the steps necessary to set up a timer such as this on iOS, using nothing other than the stock software that comes with the system.

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Category Apple iPhone

Posted July 29, 2014 by

How Do I Change the Watch Face on LG G, Samsung Gear Live, or Motorola 360?

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Customization has been an integral part of Android since its inception. Giving users the ability to personalize almost every aspect of the system is a key attribute that helps Android stand out from its competitors. The new Android Wear platform is no exception. While the level of customization falls short of the original Android platform, the ability to change watch faces still is a plus. This tutorial will show you how to change the watch face on your new Android Wear watch.

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Category Android

Posted July 28, 2014 by

How Do I Move Android Apps from One Developer Account to Another?

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In the past, Google Play allowed developers from only a few countries to sell paid apps on the Play store. For developers in countries that were excluded, distributing paid apps under the account of a friend or company in supported countries was a common solution. However, as the Play store has expanded, more and more countries have been added to the list. For those whose country has been added, distributing apps or games under an account in another country is no longer necessary. This tutorial will show you how to move your existing apps from a foreign account to the new one that you actually own.

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Category Android, Google

Posted July 27, 2014 by

Facebook: Rearrange Uploaded Photos

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By default, Facebook sorts uploaded photos by name. As a result, whenever you share multiple photos on Facebook, your friends will just be able to see some of the first ones that you uploaded, while the rest can only be viewed when someone scrolls through the full list of pictures. In many cases, the first few photos are not the best of the whole set, and some of your favorites may be left unseen. Luckily, with Facebook’s drag-and-drop feature, you can rearrange the order of the photos so that the best are front and center.

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Category Facebook, Internet

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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Category Android

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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Category Android

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

SQL Server Box Selection

Category Database, SQL Server