Capture a screenshot on an iPad

There are times when you may want to capture what is currently being shown on your iPad's screen. That’s easy to do on an iPad. Simply press the Home button and then the Sleep/Wake button simultaneously. When you hear a click, the screenshot has been taken. You can then go to the photos gallery to […]

Turn off Flash in your Browser on Android

The big difference between Android and the iOS is the fact that, on an Android device, you can play Flash videos. There are times however when this seeming advantage can be a disadvantage as Flash (such as Flash ads) can slow down your browsing experience or even crash your browser. There is a solution. You […]

Hide Windows Desktop Gadgets Quickly

If you are using Windows Gadgets (or those small mini-applications that are embedded on your desktop that show interesting things like the latest news, weather updates, or sports scores), you may sometimes wish you can just quickly hide them to declutter your workspace. In Windows 7, you can do just that. Simply right-click on the […]

Unsend Emails Sent Using Gmail

Have you ever sent an email and then immediately regretted sending it? If you are using Gmail as your mail client, you can undo a sent email with an interesting but buried option in Gmail settings. To enable this feature, go to Mail Settings in Gmail (upper right corner, under the gear icon). Navigate to […]

Remove the Image Background in Bing

Do you prefer Bing over Google but like Google's sparse but fast loading page better? With this tip you can get the best of both worlds. As users of Bing know, when you visit the home page of Bing, a page with a featured photo as the background is displayed by default, which increases the […]

Split Keyboard on an iPad

Did you know that on iOS5 on the iPad, you can actually split the keyboard into two? This can be useful for typing with your thumbs if you are holding the iPad with both hands. To do so, press and hold the keyboard icon on the on-screen keyboard. An option will appear, allowing you to […]

Set which Desktop Applications will Open on Mac OSX Lion

The Mac introduced the concept of using multiple "Desktops" (previously called "Spaces") using Lion's Mission Control application. Using Mission Control, you can specify which desktop applications will automatically open in which desktops by default. To set your preferences, select and right-click (or ctrl+click or two-finger click) on an application in the Dock, then select the […]