Month: January 2014

Using Android File Transfer on Mac OS

Having issues with Android File Transfer (AFT) on your Mac OS device or are you getting error messages whenever you connect your Android device to the Macbook or iMac? Worry no more as the solution is quite simple.

Before you can use AFT on your Mac, ensure that you have uninstalled Samsung Kies before you proceed. Dragging and dropping the application in the trash won’t uninstall it. You need to use the installer to successfully uninstall the application. (See image below)

Kies Uninstaller

Kies Uninstaller

Once done with uninstalling of the Samsung Kies, simply install AFT and connect your Android device. You should be able to access files and folders on your device.

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Physical (USB) or Cloud (Virtual) Storage?

USB flash drive is a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface. USB flash drives are typically removable and rewritable, and physically much smaller than an optical disc. Other types of physical drives includes tape drives, optical media drives and external hard disks.

Cloud Storage is a model of networked enterprise storage where data is stored in virtualized pools of storage which are generally hosted by third parties. Cloud storage services may be accessed through a web service application programming interface (API) or by applications that utilize the API, such as cloud desktop storage, a cloud storage gateway or Web-based content management systems. (more…)

Quick fix for issues with Non Responsive Windows 8 Keyboard

Windows 8 is a platform we detest. Why complicate matters for newbies and oldies?  

One of the numerous issues Windows 8 users are facing is the non responsive keyboard after restarting their laptops. 

It’s frustrating but you can fix the problem yourself. Simply follow  the guide below:

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Access Your Google Drive Document While Offline

Internet outages and long plane rides shouldn’t prevent you from working in Google Drive. Set up offline access so that the next time you’re offline you’ll still be able to view Google documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and drawings, shuffle folders around, and edit files stored in your Google Drive folder.

Set up offline access

Follow these steps to enable offline access on your computer. Keep in mind that offline access is available only when you’re using Chrome or a Chrome OS device. (more…)

Reduce Mobile Data by 50% WithThe New Google Chrome Mobile App

 

Google Chrome

Are you on an internet plan with a data cap or do you exhaust your mobile data before its due date. That should be a thing of the past with the recent update from Google for its Chrome Browser app which promises to helps users reduce the amount of mobile data used in surfing the web on your mobile devices. (more…)

Samsung Galaxy Gear. Miss or Hit

Samsung Galaxy Gear

The Samsung Galaxy Gear is an Android-based smartwatch produced by Samsung Electronics. Unveiled during a Samsung Unpacked event in Berlin on September 4, 2013, the device serves as a companion for all Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets which run Android 4.3; on launch, this included the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition. (more…)