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Google Street View Mode is now available in Gear 360 2017 edition

Posted by in Blog, Featured, iPhone apps, TechyTricks, Tutorial

Yes! You are not in your dreams! The much awaited firmware upgrade has come! Google Street View Mode is now available in Gear 360 2017 edition. Steps: Open Gear 360 App on your phone Click on Settings Click on Firmware version Click Download Downloading will start : If Gear 360 is already connected, the downloaded files will be automatically copied to the device, else connect the device to start auto copying. Camera will restart after installation. On restart, Long Press menu for Connect to Android/iOS option, and then keep pressing…read more

Post photos directly from Gallery to Google maps in iOS

Posted by in Blog, Google, iPhone apps, TechyTricks, Tutorial

Posting photos directly to Google Maps from the gallery and that too at the most easiest way is what all the Google local guides prefer. “Android offers an easy share to google maps option, but not iOS” – This is a general statement that most of the iOS users make (including me at some point). But the truth is, there is an option which is actually inactive. We just need to activate it and here are the steps: 1) Select the photo and goto share options   2) Click on…read more


How to unlock Huawei E5573 ? The Free trick!

Posted by in Blog, praveesh, TechyTricks, Tutorial

I have been searching ways to unlock my Huawei E5573s-606 which was locked by a carrier who’s internet plan and service was worse. So I decided to unlock it, and started Googling on how to unlock. I could see lot of paid services for unlocking, but not any free ones and atlast after some deep googling, I explored a way to do it for free. Its so simple, just follow the below 4 steps. Step 1) Goto and signin with a Google account. After Signing in, you’ll be asked…read more


What exactly is JRE and JDK ?

Posted by in Featured, Java Tutorials, Tutorial

If you are a Java Developer, and someone asks you what exactly is JRE and JDK, How will you respond? There are lot of Java Students and Developers who still don’t know what exatly these are! [Yes! I know ;)] So let’s understand this basic stuff. JRE [ Java Runtime Environment ]: As the name suggests, it is an environment needed for running Java programs. It is an implementation of JVM [ Java Virtual Machine ] It includes Core libraries and other additional components to run applications and applets written…read more


Learn to code interactively, for Free!

Posted by in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Design, Educational, Featured, Freebies, Fun, Tutorial

Practice is the only way to Learn Coding effectively. To practice, you need to first setup the development environment by installing and configuring the necessary applications. This is where most of them face a lot of problems. CodeAcademy brings you an opportunity to Learn Coding without all these hassles. The courses in CodeAcademy are designed in such a way that one will find it very easy to Learn the technology from Scratch. All the courses are very interactive and Learning is Fun with CodeAcademy. Last but not the least, All…read more


Preparing for a Technical Interview? Have a look at this!

Posted by in Awareness, Blogging, Tech Interview Questions, Tutorial

Are you preparing for a technical Interview? Have a look at this site. Looks good.   Spring Framework Interview Questions JavaServer Faces (JSF) Interview Questions Hibernate Interview Questions Shale Framework Interview Questions iBatis Interview Questions Struts Interview Questions AJAX Interview Questions Webservices Interview Questions JDBC Interview Questions EJB Interview Questions JMS Interview Questions JSP Interview Questions Servlets Interview Questions Java OOPS Interview Questions Core Java Interview Questions Java Threads Interview Questions XML Interview Questions JavaEE Design Patterns Interview Questions webMethods Interview Questions Tibco Interview Questions SQL Interview Questions Database…read more


How to Build and Manage an Online Shopping site? Step-By-Step Tutorial

Posted by in Blog, Blogging, Featured, Shopping Coupons, Tutorial, Wordpress

Developing and managing an Online shopping website is usually considered to be complex because of the effort involved in developing a shopping cart, implementing special features like coupon codes , discounts etc and managing the online store with an admin login. To develop all such features, requires lot of time and effort. What if you have all these features already implemented + you can customize it as per your requirement + you can get most of the online shopping features for FREE! That’s what this article is about! So If…read more

WeChat : The Perfect Chat Application [It’s Free!]

Posted by in Android Apps, Blog, Blogging, Featured, Freebies, Fun, iPhone apps, Tutorial

WeChat is a Perfect + Awesome + FREE chat application with lots of  cool features. Its features include: Live Chat, Group Chat, Voice Chat, Video Call, Web WeChat, Emoticons, Moments, Chat History Backup, Shake, Drift Bottle, Look Around, Facebook connect and Group Chat QR Code. You must be thinking ‘what is this Shake, Drift Bottle and Look Around ?’  Right ? These are some special features of WeChat which makes it an Awesome Chat Application. Believe me! These features will make you say WOW! Excited to know more about these features?  Keep reading, we will explore…read more


Few Websites Not Loading On BSNL Broadband?

Posted by in Blog, Blogging, Facebook, Google, TechyTricks, Tutorial

Previously, my BSNL broadband used to work at awesome speed and load all websites. But recently, I faced Issues with certain websites. Even Facebook was not loading properly. I did a little research on this issue and came to know that BSNL shifted its servers to new ones, since then some websites don’t load fully. Here is the solution: First you need to find out the Modem configuration URL. Open any browser and goto Modem configuration URL.It will be given somewhere on the backside of the modem. The usual URLs…read more

How to Design a Birthday Greeting Card in Photoshop? [2]

Posted by in Blog, Blogging, Freebies, Photoshop, Photoshop for babies, Tutorial

This is the continuation of  How to Design a Birthday Greeting Card in Photoshop?  Click here to  read the first part. 12 ] Same effects for all the text will be boring. Lets move on to the next effect, ‘The Glow effect’. Double click on the text layer on which you want the effect: Select ‘Outer Glow’: Adjust the spread and size as shown in above pic and press OK. You have learned to add Glow effects too .   13 ] Insert extra items like baloons, cake etc. You…read more


How to Design a Birthday Greeting Card in Photoshop?

Posted by in Blog, Blogging, Freebies, Fun, Photoshop, Photoshop for babies, Tutorial

Tutorial for beginners This article will teach you how to design an amazing Birthday card [like the one below] in Photoshop.   1 ] Start Photoshop and follow these steps one by one carefully. Its easy.   2 ] Goto File > New   3 ] Select Preset: International Paper , Size: A4, Resolution: 300pixels/inch and press OK as shown in the pic below:   4 ] Go to Image > Image Rotation > 90 CW to Rotate the A4 sheet as shown:   5 ] Now we need a…read more


How To Set Up a Facebook Pop-Up Likebox in WordPress?

Posted by in Blog, Blogging, Facebook, praveesh, TechyTricks, Tutorial, Wordpress

This tutorial will help you to setup a Facebook Pop-up LikeBox for your WordPress Blog. For this you need to Install the Plugin Facebook Page Promoter Lightbox. Lets see how to.   1 ] Download “Facebook Page Promoter Lightbox” Plugin. Click here to Download   2 ] Go to Plugins > Add New, Upload the Plugin and Install it.     3 ] Next step is to find out the Facebook page ID of your fan-page. For that, Go to your Facebook Page, Copy your page name:   4 ]…read more

How to Design a Facebook Cover Photo?

Posted by in Blogging, Facebook, Photoshop, Photoshop for babies, praveesh, Tutorial

This tutorial is designed for beginners who doesn’t know how to use Photoshop. Its easy to design a good Facebook cover image if you have Photoshop installed in your system. Click here to Have a look at some of the Cover photos which I designed. Don’t know how to work with Photoshop? No worries, I’ll guide you 🙂 1 ] Start Photoshop   2 ] Goto File > New   3 ] Set the  Width to 851 and Height to 315 and click OK.   4 ] If you want…read more

Googling Tips & Tricks

Posted by in Blog, Blogging, Educational, Google, TechyTricks, Tutorial

“Google” has replaced the term “Search” and moreover the “Web”. More than 90% of the people use Google to findout what they need on the web. Even though its easier to search anything in Google, Sometimes it takes time to findout the exact stuff we are looking for. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you to make your Googling easier. Discover and try these cool tricks. Time: time India [type time, followed by the name of your city or country. Similarly for the following ones ] Weather: weather Bangalore Calculator: just type…read more

Download PDF guides for FREE

Posted by in Blogging, Facebook, Freebies, Google, Photoshop, TechyTricks, Tutorial, Twitter, Wordpress

“MakeUseOf” is a booming daily blog that features cool websites, computer tips, and downloads that make you more productive. The aim of MakeUseOf is to guide you through the web and tell you about hot websites that you have never heard of, best software programs, and all kinds of “how to” tips for Windows, Mac and Linux computer users. MakeUseOf Guide Download center has over 65 useful PDF guides that can be downloaded for free. You just have to Subscribe with your emailID, and you will get the password as…read more

Facebook introduces ‘Close Friends’ : You and Your Best friends Only

Posted by in Blog, Blogging, Facebook, Tutorial

Now you can get the updates of your close friends separately, Best friends you want to see more of on Facebook. Introducing Facebook Lists. What are Lists? A quick, optional way to organise friends so you can control what you see in your News Feed and post updates to specific people. Facebook won’t tell your friends if you add them to these three new lists: Close friends: Your best friends, who should show up more in News Feed. Acquaintances: Friends who should show up less in News Feed. Restricted: Friends who…read more

How to Save a Webpage as PDF?

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You can save a Webpage as PDF, so that it becomes easy to handle. Which browser are you using? 1 ] Google Chrome? Goto: Add the extension to your Chrome. Restart the browser, load any webpage and click on the Save as Webpage icon which looks like: 2 ] Mozilla Firefox? Goto: Add the add-on to your Firefox. Restart the browser, load any webpage and click on the Save as Webpage icon which looks like this:  

How to Display Blog/Site Author Information in Search Results?

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Hey Bloggers, Do you want your information to be displayed along with your search results like this ? Steps: 1 ] Place a link to your Google+ Profile using the following code. [Place it anywhere in the <body>, preferably in the Footer] <a href=”[profile_url]?rel=author”>Google+</a> Replace the [profile_url] with your Google+ Profile link. See how I did mine: <a href=””>Google+</a> 2 ]  Goto Click ‘Edit Profile‘ Click ‘Contributor To‘  > Click ‘Add Custom Link‘ , add your site link and Save. 3 ] Once done, Notify Google that you have your…read more

How to implement a Live Support Chat in your blog/website for Free?

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Its very easy to implement a Live Support Chat in your blog/website. See the Chat window at the bottom of this page. Yes, you too can implement a similar one. Thanks to Olark. How to? 1 ] Goto Olark and Register with your email ID.   2 ] Once you finish Registration, Goto   3 ] In the help page, you will find instruction to configure your code [look on the right sidebar of the help page as shown in pic below] If you are using WordPress / Joomla / any such Content Management…read more