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From Silent Ringtone To QuickDial: 5 More iPhone Tips & Features

iPhone and iPad

From Silent Ringtone To QuickDial: 5 More iPhone Tips & Features

For the price tag of an iPhone, you should probably want to know every little feature and tip you possibly can to get the most out of it. If all you’re doing is making phone calls and using a handful of apps, you’re probably not getting your money’s worth. While the iPhone could be regarded as a minicomputer, the following set of tips and features focus on the phone part of the iPhone.

22-12-2012
From Silent Ringtone To QuickDial: 5 More iPhone Tips & Features
Make Windows Display Useful Information Even When You’re Not Using It

Windows

Make Windows Display Useful Information Even When You’re Not Using It

One of the things that we’ve always covered well here at MakeUseOf is screensavers. It seems like there’s no shortage of really cool ways to make use of your computer when you’re not using it and it’s idle. Even if you don’t want to give up your CPU time to some outside cause, there’s an endless choice of great free screensavers that’ll have people turning their heads to check out your screen every time your computer goes idle.

21-12-2012
Make Windows Display Useful Information Even When You’re Not Using It
Write More Good: 7 Free Online Tools To Ensure You Use Proper English

Internet

Write More Good: 7 Free Online Tools To Ensure You Use Proper English

Improper use of English is one of my pet peeves. I’m not a full-blown “grammar nazi” (a colloquialism for someone very strict with grammar) but it does irk me. An exception can be made for those who don’t use English natively, but blatant disregard for the rules of language can be seen all over the Internet – and it can be quite annoying. Language is meant to convey ideas through a common medium that obeys a set of rules.

21-12-2012
Write More Good: 7 Free Online Tools To Ensure You Use Proper English
8 Ways To Email Large Attachments

Internet

8 Ways To Email Large Attachments

Email was never made for large file attachments. Many email servers won’t even accept emails with attachments over 10 MB in size. To send large files via email, you’ll need to upload your email attachments to a file storage and sharing service. The email recipient will receive a link they can click to download the email attachment, allowing you to send gigabytes of attachments without clogging up inboxes and running into size limits.

21-12-2012
8 Ways To Email Large Attachments
Say Open Sesame And View More Than 80+ File Types With Free Opener [Windows]

Windows

Say Open Sesame And View More Than 80+ File Types With Free Opener [Windows]

Which is the very first file viewer or editor you go for after a fresh install? Some asked our wider community the same question – What is the best universal file viewer? A few worthies were mentioned. I found Universal Viewer to be a bit limiting especially when it comes to media files and even PDF. That made me turn to the one ‘criticized’ in the query itself – Free Opener.

21-12-2012
Say Open Sesame And View More Than 80+ File Types With Free Opener [Windows]
Buying The Right Case For The PC You’re Building: What You Should Know

Technology Explained

Buying The Right Case For The PC You’re Building: What You Should Know

Putting together a computer is a special experience that every geek needs to do at some point in their career. Underloved and overlooked, the decision of which case to choose is such a fundamentally important choice that I absolutely cannot stress enough that a good one will last you 10 years or more. Today therefore, we present a mini-guide to choosing exactly the right case.

21-12-2012
Buying The Right Case For The PC You’re Building: What You Should Know
Improve Your Android Wi-Fi Experience With These Handy Android Apps

Android

Improve Your Android Wi-Fi Experience With These Handy Android Apps

Public wireless networks are becoming more and more prevalent within towns and cities, providing an excellent alternative to running up a large data usage bill on 3G or 4G. Often public Wi-Fi is “free”, perhaps afforded to customers of a particular shopping chain or Telecoms Company, or anywhere else where a transaction might have already been made. Managing Wi-Fi on an Android tablet is largely straightforward, particularly on the most recent versions.

21-12-2012
Improve Your Android Wi-Fi Experience With These Handy Android Apps
3 Underrated Wii U Features [Opinion]

Gaming

3 Underrated Wii U Features [Opinion]

Nintendo’s new console is now available across the globe and gamers are weighing in. Most impressions are based of game selection, graphics and the new controller. Gamers, like everyone else, prefer to pay less and get more. It can be hard to justify the new console when approaching it from the perspective of graphics and games. Most Wii U games are a port, which means they can be played on hardware that’s less expensive.

21-12-2012
3 Underrated Wii U Features [Opinion]
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