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Although Apple finally removed the 16GB storage tier for all iPhone models this year, there are a great many number of iPhone users who use the 16GB iPhone. If you are an iPhone user like me who ended up buying the 16GB model to save a little money, then you might be a doing balancing act of deleting the unused apps, backing up your photos, deleting messages, photo and video from your WhatsApp etc, right? While there are some obvious things to do to free up space, there are also some hidden tricks by which you can gain GBs of storage space. Before we jump on to this nice trick let us check out the obvious and smart things that free up space on your …

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With most phone manufacturers trying to pack in more specs and features to their mobile phone, adding protection from natural elements has become a norm. We see many phones today that give protection from dust, humidity and water. IP rating, short for Ingress Protection rating is an international standard that shows you the level of ingress protection, that is the unwanted introduction of dust, water, foreign bodies, contaminants, etc. into a device that might malfunction if introduced to these ingresses.

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If you are signed into multiple Google account for Gmail using Chrome, chances are that you might have encountered the dreaded Bad Request Error 400 error. The error is so frustrating and vague that most users are left clueless on how to fix it. Most importantly, many of us do not have the time to fix the issue when we have to send that all important email. There are a number of forum posts on the Internet in which users mentioned that they have moved to Firefox or other browsers just because of this problem. Its a shame that both the browser and the email are from the provider and they are yet to fix it even though users have had issue for about an year! But …

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All of us use Gmail. It has become an integral part of our web life. Most of us also use Gmail as our corporate email using the Google Apps for Business . I personally use 6 different Gmail accounts. With so much dependency in Gmail it is only natural that we have a tab for Gmail always opened in our browsers. But have you ever noticed the amount of memory that single Gmail tab takes? Well here is what happens to my Gmail tab. It is around 243 MB for that single Gmail account. And with each account additional Gmail tab a similar amount of memory get used up. There are times when my whole system become slow with these multiple Gmail accounts running in the background. Gmail Offline is a …

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There are many users who cannot download an apk file on their android devices due to a network issue or that the files are too big (though Google Play limits app sizes to 50 MB). It would have been really help full if we could download the apk files on our computer and then transfer it to our devices. Although this is nearly impossible for iOS users, android users have many ways to do it. The easiest way is thru a Chrome extension called APK Downloader 1.4.2. The other is an application called Real APK Leecher. Only free apps are available for download and the apps downloaded will remain in your My app list. Both these method requires the JID and device Id of your …

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If you are a person who can take complicated software with ease, then Total Commander Ultima Prime is a tool for you. Total Commander Ultima Prime or TC UP is a file manager with features similar to that of a Boeing 747 cockpit. But do not let the complication deter you from using it. It can also be simple enough like a remote controlled toy aircraft controls, which just needs some training. TC UP is a enhanced version of the popular Windows commander Total Commander. Total Commander itself is a powerful tool with like Two file windows side by side Multiple language and Unicode support Enhanced search function Compare files (now with editor) / synchronize directories Quick View panel with bitmap display ZIP, ARJ, LZH, RAR, UC2, TAR, GZ, …

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Although Google Drive lets you download any Google Doc or Google Viewer files with your shared users, it is not very obvious like the Dropbox’s download button. You often have to instruct users to go to the File menu and then click Download As to download the file. This is very frustrating when you email or IM the Google Drive file link. The most common response from a user with whom you have shared a download file link is an email from Google Drive asking the you to change the sharing settings. It would have been useful if Google Drive included a “Download” button next to the “Comments” and “Share” button. Until then you would have be content with this little force download URL hack. …

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With the world as we know is coming to an end on 21th December 2012, the developer of Notepad++ has come up with the End of World Edition. Lets just hope this will not be the last version of Notepad++. The developer has also asked its users to  report bugs or regressions BEFORE the 21th December 2012. 🙂 One of the important fix in this release is that the file deleted from Notepad++ will now be send to the Recycle Bin  instead of deleted the file from disk completely. The version 6.2.3 contains some fixes and few new features/changed behaviours: Fix find “\r\n” bug in RegExpr mode. Change “Delete file” command to “Move to Recycle Bin”. Add Remove empty lines feature. Change document default value from …

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Windows Hibernate is one of the truly useful feature that helps us get back to work after powering on a computer, as fast as possible. But one of the downside of hibernate is that it can take up some huge amount of space on your hard disk. By default this is 75% of the RAM that you have installed in your computer. So if you have 3Gb of RAM then you could be having a hiberfil.sys file that is around 2.2 Gb. The computer uses the hiberfil.sys file to store a copy of the system memory on the hard disk when the hybrid sleep setting is turned on.

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Hiren’s BootCD, one of the most useful tools used by many computer technicians and system administrators has released its latest version, 15.2. This is a much awaited release of HBCD as the last release was almost a year back in 10 December 2011. A number of new features have been added and many updated. You can view the complete list here . Please make sure that you download Hiren’s BootCD from links that point to www.hirensbootcd.org domain only. I have seen many sites offering license keys for it. HBCD is a free software and does not require a license key.

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