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Posted June 23, 2015 by

How Do I Extend My iPhone’s Battery Life?


If the charge on your iPhone’s battery is running out too quickly, follow the steps in this tutorial to get a few extra hours for your phone without using any third-party apps.

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Posted June 19, 2015 by

How Do I Make a Call from My Apple Watch?

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Making and answering phone calls right from your wrist is one of the coolest uses of the Apple Watch. It is especially helpful when both of your hands are busy. Here is how to use this feature.

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Posted June 18, 2015 by

Apple Watch: Switch Between 12-hour and 24-hour Clock Mode

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By default, digital watch faces on the Apple Watch will display time in 12-Hour mode. It may take a while to get used to this display mode if you are accustomed to a 24-Hour clock. Luckily, switching between the two modes is easy.

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Posted June 16, 2015 by

How Do I Set and Clear Default Apps on Android?

Set and Clear Default Apps on Android

Depending on your Android device, you could possibly have different applications that perform the same function. In some situations, you may find that you want to execute a certain command automatically using a specific application (e.g., opening the message application). There will also be times when you want to choose a specific app for opening a program or file. You can set default applications on your Android phone that will automatically be used when you open or perform certain commands or gestures. You can clear these default apps by going to Settings. Here are the instructions for setting and clearing default applications on your Android device. Read on.

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Posted June 15, 2015 by

How Do I Set an SD Card as the Default Media Storage on My Firefox OS Device?

Use SD Card as Storage for Media Files on Firefox OS

By default, the internal memory of your Firefox OS device is used for storing your multimedia files. All photos and videos taken on your cell phone will be automatically saved on your device’s internal ROM. This may not seem like a problem at first, but later on, you will find yourself running out of valuable phone storage space. You can insert an SD card and manually transfer these files to the newly inserted external memory card. However, the process can be tedious and time-consuming, depending on the number of multi-media files and the transfer speeds. If this is an issue for you, then we have a solution. You can actually configure your phone to use an external SD card as the default storage location for your media files. Keep reading to find out how.

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Posted June 14, 2015 by

Sargable Queries in SQL Server with Examples


The most interesting part of my job is performance tuning and optimization in T-SQL. The heart of performance tuning in an SQL server is proper and usable indexing on tables through the use of Sargable queries.

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Posted June 12, 2015 by

How Do I Instantly Translate Images of Text Using an iPhone?

Real-Time Translation on iPhone

Have you ever tried going through the owner’s manual for a device only to find that it is in another language? Now, how are you supposed to understand it? Imagine dining at a restaurant abroad and the waiter, who does not speak English, hands you a menu written in the local language. If you ever find yourself in situations that require a translator, then this article will help you. Using your iPhone’s camera, you can instantly translate text, even when it is printed in an image. The translation is done in real-time. You just have to hover your phone over the foreign language and the screen will instantly show the translated version of it. If you are curious about how to do it, read on.

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Posted June 10, 2015 by

How Do I Adjust and Control Screen Brightness on My Firefox OS Device?

Adjust Brightness on Firefox OS

The screen of almost all devices (Android, iOS, Firefox OS, and other touch-screen gadgets) uses up a huge chunk of the battery’s power. Generally, the larger and brighter the screen is, the more battery life it consumes. A brighter screen allows you to use the phone easily, even under high ambient lighting conditions such as when you are outdoors during the day. However, in darker places or at night time, you can set your device’s screen brightness to a lower setting which conserves battery life and reduces eye strain. If you want to adjust the screen brightness on your Firefox OS device, keep reading.

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Posted June 9, 2015 by

Apple Watch: Change the Default Replies in the Message App

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Since the Apple Watch is quite small, using a keyboard for replying to text messages would be awkward. To solve this problem, Apple provides two methods to send messages from your watch: predefined messages and voice-dictation. While voice-dictation is helpful for sending long messages, predefined messages can be handy when the message you want to send is short and general. Furthermore, it works in environments where voice-dictation is not possible (e.g., in a meeting). Here is how to create your own replies.

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Posted June 8, 2015 by

How Do I Restrict Access to Control Center From My iPhone Lock Screen?

Restrict Access to Control Center on iPhone Lock Screen

Control Center on iOS is a very handy feature that allows you to have easier access to some settings and applications on your iPhone. With Control Center, you can enable features such as Flight Mode, Wi-Fi radio, Bluetooth radio, Do Not Disturb mode and the screen orientation. You can also control music and volume levels on it. Some applications such as the Flashlight, Timer, Calculator and the Camera can be easily accessed through Control Center. Though Apple has restricted access to the iPhone outside the range of permitted applications, the fact that anybody can access Control Center even on the lock screen may raise concerns about security for some users. If you are one who wants to have Control Center removed from the iPhone lock screen, then this article is for you.

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