How to monitor your mobile data usage on an Android phone

A lot of us use the monthly data packs on our android phones to stay connected to Internet be it via 2G, 3G or LTE networks. At times we end up using data which is beyond our monthly data plan and hence end up paying a lot of additional amount towards that data usage.

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How to save Google map for offline use on Android

Like most of the other Google products, Google maps has also become and integral part of our life. I really wonder sometimes that how it would had been traveling without Google maps, especially in a new city or while on trips to places which are unknown to us.  Having said that there are still situations when in spite of having Google maps available on our mobile device we can not make use of it due to poor network coverage or no data connection.

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Here is the best way to take screenshots on your Windows machine

We all need to take screenshots on our windows machine and most of us end up using the ‘Prt Sc’ key on our windows machine, but that the options just copies the screenshot to clipboard and you still need to open another application such as ‘mspaint’ to paste that screenshot and then save that file for further use.

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How to save any web page as a PDF file

How do you usually save web pages? Do you also use the very famous (Ctrl + S) shortcut to save any web page for future use. That definitely saves the web page but not in a very desirable format, it saves a lot of other unnecessary files along with the original web page. The better way is to save the web page in PDF format and doing that is as easy as using the shortcut (Ctrl + S). Follow the steps below to save any page in PDF format.

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Boost your PC’s speed using a pen drive

At times our system gets really slow as it has become old and you really do not want to spend money on upgrading it. Well, you can still boost its speed or enhance its performance by using a simple USB (commonly known as a pendrive). All you need is a USB drive of any capacity to boost up your system’s speed by a good margin. Follow the steps below to boost your system.

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Google search tips and tricks series – 4

Continuing with the series on Google search tips and tricks here are few more useful tips and how to use them.
Compare the food items for their contents:
You can compare two food items for their contents such as calories, vitamins, proteins etc. All you have to do is a Google search like “milk vs curd” for comparing the contents of milk and cure. The screenshot below shows how a customized result is shown.

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How to use Whatsapp on your PC

Recently Whatsapp launched an official web app by which you can now use your Whatsapp on your PC, you can read and reply to messages from your PC. In this how to guide I’ll be taking you through the steps to be followed to start using Whatsapp on your PC.

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Google search tips and tricks series – 3

Continuing the series on Google search tips and tricks, here are few more Google search tips and tricks which come very handy all the time.
Get English equivalent to any larger numerical value:
If some numerical value is too large for you to convert it to its English equivalent, just put that in Google search like this “1234567890 to English”. Google will provide you with the exact English equivalent of it. Please refer the screenshot below.

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Prevent any url from appearing in address bar suggestions without deleting the entire browsing history

As soon as we start typing something into the address bar of our browser it starts doing auto fill of the section and also gives us suggestions based on our browsing history. Now days almost all modern browsers provide us  with this auto fill feature. At times we do not want certain urls to appear either in auto fill and even in suggestions due to different personal reasons.

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Google search tips and tricks series – 2

Continuing my series on Google search tips and tricks here are a few more tips that come very useful while doing a specific search on Google.

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