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Posted January 14, 2015 by

OnePlus One: How to Switch from Dalvik Runtime to ART

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The Dalvik runtime has been used in previous versions of Android, but the Android runtime (ART), which is used on Android Lollipop, is quicker and smoother. You do not have to wait for Lollipop to be released for your OnePlus One to start using the ART runtime on your device.

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Posted January 13, 2015 by

How Do I Add a Contextual Menu to My Apple Watch App?

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Apple Watch apps can provide a contextual menu for the current screen when necessary. Learn how to add it to your app in this tutorial.

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Posted January 11, 2015 by

Hide Files and Folders in Windows Using Command Prompt

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Today, privacy is a hot topic. The technique of hiding files and folders comes in handy when you are using a computer which is used by more than one person. This article will show you a techie way to hide files and folders in Windows 7 using command line.

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Posted January 11, 2015 by

How Do I Create a Complex Layout for Apple Watch Apps?

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Since the screen size of the Apple Watch is small, objects like labels, images, or sliders inside an app are placed below each other. While this limitation means you cannot place objects at the exact location that you want, it is still possible to create a complex layout for your Watch app. Read on to find out how.

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Posted January 10, 2015 by

How Do I Automatically Switch Off the Internet Connection Whenever the Screen Turns Off on My Samsung Phone

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Having an internet connection on a smartphone is great, whenever you need one. It can be annoying, however, if you find your battery drained because you forgot to disable your Wi-Fi. Even worse, you could be paying for mobile data charges while you are asleep because you did not turn off your phone’s data connection. Fortunately, there is a solution to this predicament. By enabling the Smart Network feature of your device, you can set your Samsung Galaxy phone to turn off Wi-Fi and mobile data automatically every time your phone’s screen turns off. Here’s how to utilize this feature.
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Posted January 9, 2015 by

How to Use Chrome Incognito Mode

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Google has come under much criticism for using your personal data for advertising and tracking.  In a gesture addressed toward their many critics, Google has added a private browsing feature to Chrome called incognito mode that can help you opt out of tracking. It works, but only for a very short duration.  Web pages can still track you when you use it.  However, since it erases cookies when you close the Incognito Mode window, advertisers and data brokers cannot track you long enough to target advertising to you or sell your data to data brokers.  

With incognito mode, Google states: “You don’t leave browsing history and cookies on your computer, but you can still see your existing history, bookmarks, passwords, Autofill data, and other Chrome settings.”

This is not entirely true.

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Posted January 8, 2015 by

How Do I Maximize the Battery Life of My iPhone or iPad

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An iPhone or iPad’s battery life will not last forever. It will only hold a finite number of charge cycles. Once the charge cycles are depleted, your battery is due for replacement. Since your device’s battery is estimated to only last until its last charging cycle, maximizing the use of your phone’s battery will prevent unnecessary depletion of its juice. There are many ways to maximize the battery life of your iPhone or iPad. If you want to find out how you can maximize your device’s battery life, read through the whole article.

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Posted January 7, 2015 by

How Do I Develop Apps for the Apple Watch?

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The upcoming Apple Watch is the new promised land for developers. Learn how to set up a project for developing apps for it here.

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Posted January 6, 2015 by

How Do I Hide the Contents of New Messages on My iPhone’s Lock Screen?

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By default, when you have a new text message, the Messages app displays a notification containing a preview of the message on the lock screen. While this feature can be useful when you want to take a quick look at a message without unlocking the phone, it could potentially reveal its content to others. For privacy reasons, you may want to keep the preview of the messages from appearing on the lock screen and read them in the app only. Fortunately, there is a way to do exactly that without using any third-party apps. Read on to find out how.

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Posted January 5, 2015 by

How Do I Manage Tasks and Events Using S Planner on My Samsung Galaxy Phone?

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You will soon realize that, as you grow older, responsibilities and tasks grow with you. If you are in a stage of life where there are just too many things that you need to remember and ribbons on your fingers no longer help, then it may be time that you use a planner. You could buy one in an office supplies store. However, if you are a “techy” person who thinks that having a physical planner is an inconvenience, then Samsung has something for you. You can easily keep track of important dates and events by using the S Planner that comes pre-installed on your Samsung Galaxy device. To learn more about the S Planner, read on.

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