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Syncing Notes in Android: From OS X 10.8

Syncing Notes in Android: From OS X 10.8

Aug 24, 2016

Syncing notes in android is an easy thing to do. With mountain lion, you can be sure that you are able to sync contact, calendar, notes, and such to the desktop. It is true that syncing the contact, calendar, and files to the desktop from your android phone is easy. You can use Google to store that kind of information you need to the desktop. However, it is a bit different when it comes to notes. There are several apps that you can use though, like stock notes. However, many people find the issues of that application. That is why they need the thing with no issue that will suit you best.

Syncing Notes in Android: the Steps

First thing first, in syncing notes in android, you will have to choose the system preference. Right after that, you can choose calendars, contacts, and mail. If you have not set up your Gmail account to your android, then you should do it first. After that, you should look at the tab. There, you can see the applications that can be synced to your Google account. You can find notes as one of those applications that are listed there. You should tick it on if it happens to be unchecked. It is that simple. Those are the syncing notes in android steps you have to take.

Syncing Notes in Android: the Benefits

When it comes to syncing notes in android benefits, you can find that this thing will be useful if you are a writer, song writer, or the profession that requires you to note your idea most of the time right when it pops up in your head. By syncing notes in android to desktop, you can be more organized.

Do not worry; when you use those steps, you can be sure that there is no such app that is used. It means that you do not have to download, install, and even purchase the certain app. Those are the basic things you need to know in syncing notes in android.

5 eBook Reader Apps for Android Tablets

5 eBook Reader Apps for Android Tablets

Jul 19, 2016

While most people use their Android Devices for gaming and fun-filled activities, there is a group of android users (like me) who want more out of their gadgets than mere entertainment. These People are always on a constant hunt for knowledge and text to feed to their brains which would otherwise be thinking about the next big thing mankind is about to achieve or might be reflecting on the words of great men.

eBook Reader Apps for Android Tablets

These people find pleasure in reading and the amount of satisfaction they get from it is immense. This passion when combined with the latest technology gave rise to eBooks or electronic books and hence the electronic book readers. As technology advanced, eBook technology gained popularity and migrated to several platforms including the mobile-phones. The popularity has been growing ever since giving rise to countless eBook readers.

Here are the top 5 eBook readers that I would recommend to my audience:

  • Google Books

Although I mostly save the best for the last, this time we will be doing the opposite. With more than 3 million titles, Google Books is the ultimate source of satisfaction for knowledge hungry people.

Filled with free books from across the world spread over countless genres and sub-genres, Google Books provide a very simple yet elegant user interface. The best part about this app is the availability of some books which are very rare to find. If you are one avid reader, you can’t afford to miss this one.

  • Moon+ Reader Pro/Free

This is one of the eBook readers which is on the rise in the Play Store these days because of its ability to open a large number of formats and a sleek user interface.

This feature rich android tablet app boasts of TTS module, multi-point touch support, highlight, handwriting, dual page mode, auto-scroll, night mode and the list goes on. Although the free version of the app is also available, but it is not as impressive as the paid one. With a price tag of just around $5, this eBook reader surely does stand out of the crowd.

  • Cool Reader

This is one of the lightest and the fastest eBook reader available in the Play Store. The app supports all major eBook formats and provides the features that are provided by premium/paid eBook readers (including most of the features provided by the Moon+ Reader Pro mentioned above). Although the quality of the experience is a bit lower when compared to the paid apps, I would still recommend it if you are not in a mood to spend a few bucks on these apps. For me, this is one of the best free tablet app you should have on your device.

  • Kindle

Amazon has tried to bring the sweetness of eBook reading experience of the Kindle on the Android devices with this application. Whether you are a seasonal reader, a regular newspaper reader or a hardcore novel fan, Kindle has something in store for everyone. Boasting of countless free titles and hand-picked premium reads, this application is surely a reader’s delight. One feature that I personally find very useful is the built-in dictionary feature which allows you to look up the meaning of new words instantly. Even if Kindle provides all these, the inability of Amazon to make all the titles available worldwide haunts this application.

  • Kobo

Kobo has been reader’s favorite from a long time for 2 specific reasons.

1)      Library including more than a million and a half free titles.

2)     The interactive and statistical user interface which helps user to keep a check on their reading habits.

While most of the features are like any other eBook reader discussed above, its social sharing feature is one that caught my attention. The social options of the app allow you to share the book you are currently reading with your friends, see their activity on their timeline and recommend books to people in your friend list. The sleek interface provided by the app (the 2nd reason) can be fine tuned to suit your taste up to a great extent.

Reading is a habit that everyone should develop (even if it’s a couple of pages daily). It not only helps us to feed thoughts to our brain but also refreshes our mind like no other can do. Technology nowadays is changing rapidly and we never know when the reading part will be out of the scene (Newspaper has been replaced by TV already up to a good extent). While it is still in, why not loosen up a bit?

Wave Launcher for Android App Review

Wave launcher is something we have overlooked slightly, their Android Market listing explains it better than we ever could:

“Wave Launcher is the ultimate add-on launcher available for Android! With a single swipe you can launch up to 120(!) of your favorite apps, shortcuts and recently-used apps regardless of which app is currently running. Wave Launcher is accessible anytime, anywhere!” An interesting proposition so say the least, so how does it work? Well, perhaps not like you might expect. It isn’t a launcher in the sense of LauncherPro or ADW – it is an add on for any launcher. We tested it on the default launcher of the Samsung Galaxy S – Touchwhiz.

Initially you will need to add your apps to the app using the configuration tool. This is really easy to do and works pretty well. There are then many other settings to configure the app exactly as you would like it. The main settings you may want to change are where you need to start the swipe from to bring up the ‘wave’ and how big the area is for initialising the ‘wave’. The default area spans the whole bottom of the screen which works well enough but if the area is too big, then any buttons (especially on the keyboard) at the bottom of the screen will not work because they are covered by the gesture area for Wave launcher. On the flip-side, if it is too small then it becomes hard to Wave launcher to recognise your gesture most of the time.

This is the most frustrating thing about the application – it would be great if the area for gestures would simply shift up with the rest of the screen when the keyboard pops up, but this doesn’t seem to be an option. The application is really smooth and didn’t cause any crashes whilst testing but the above mentioned problems really stop it from being a ‘must have’ app. There is currently no free version to try, so purchase with caution. Whilst it may not be perfect yet, definitely an app to watch.

Benefits of Tablets Devices in Education

Benefits of Tablets Devices in Education

Mar 21, 2016

Integrating technology with education is just one of the many ways of benchmarking the level of advancement the education sector has reached.  Nevertheless, it remains to be an important indicator.  Suffice it is to say, technology has helped the sector do things that used to be impossible.

The internet and manifolds of digitised information served to bridge the gap between many far-off places, countries or students.  Now, more forms of education are fitted to suit the technological platforms – the MOOCs and educational apps.

Apparently, these “platformed education” is made available in students’ hands – thanks to Tablets Devices.

The Tablet

In material and functional terms, Tablets Devices are a cross between those bulky but multitasking PCs and those geeky but powerful handheld gadgets.  In the subsequent years, its hardware and software components have undergone various brush-ups.  Furthermore, it became increasingly affordable for wider market niches, which empowered the information and technological capabilities of today’s learners.

The Sector

The evolution didn’t solely work for the tablet device; the same progression happens to occur for platforms like the social media and applications, or apps.  The capability to bring together various people from across the globe of the social media networks has paved the way to bringing a definitive kind of groups – this time, they were learners and educators.

These groups, backed by what is called MOOCs (stands for Massive Online Open Courses), started their learning gig via the Internet and the available mediums (the PC and/or laptops).  The increasing fame of various Tablets Devices, be it iOS or Android-backed, to students has made the forward step natural.

The MOOCs was eventually overhauled to take centre stage in the tablet.  Apart from MOOCs, educational applications which used to be available for the PC- and Smartphone-users, became accessible to Tablet-users.

The Benefits

All the hard work spent in overhauling the “platformed education” into Tablets Devices were intended for one primary purpose – to further education and make it accessible.  Interestingly, this purpose wasn’t met by simply raising the accessibility of education; the meeting of its main purpose manifested across differing angles, such that these benefits surfaced:

  • Students are empowered to learn anywhere – provided that they’re within Wi-Fi zones.
  • Educators can monitor their students’ progress in real time.
  • Students can “design” their learning through various available educational apps.
  • Educators can detect errors via forums and could use forums to correct not just one student but the rest of the student populace.
  • Students can integrate apps and their MOOC subjects with their schedules and synch it with their digitised calendars and alarms.
  • Educators can bring into the picture invaluable learning tools – videos, readings and even quizzes – as well as, evaluation tools for feedback.
  • Students can vary learning mediums (from apps to MOOCs, vice versa) as they choose to fit it with their needs and time.

The user-friendly design of the Tablets Devices should be accounted for its increasing relevance inside and outside the classroom.  And with the continuing evolution of Tablets Devices, students and educators have good reason to stay tuned.

Best Android Apps – 7 Must-Install Apps for Android Users

Best Android Apps – 7 Must-Install Apps for Android Users

Mar 11, 2016

Thanks to the open source nature of Android, you can access millions of apps from the Google Play Store (formerly known as Android Market). Because of the customization features available on Android, many people are purchasing Android phones. However, since so many apps are available in Google Play Store, finding suitable apps for your phone can be a daunting task. So, to make your work easy, here are some of the must-install Apps for Android Users.

Best android apps

  1. Dolphin Browser

Having a good and easy to use browser can greatly enhance your internet browsing experience. It takes around 8 seconds to load heavy web pages. It allows you to quickly access your favorite websites by using customized gestures. You can access all your Google bookmarks through it.

  1. Evernote

Evernote is one of the best ways to make notes quickly on your Android. Through it, you can also capture website clippings. You can add photos to your notes. Whenever you find something noteworthy, you can simply start Evernote app and make note of it. The notes that you make on your Evernote can be accessed on computer or other device that has Evernote installed on it.

  1. Dropbox

Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud services that can be accessed across various platforms like Android, Windows, and Linux. You can store all your important files on the online storage folder of Dropbox. The files you add on Dropbox can be accessed through any device installed with Dropbox.

  1. IMO Chat

IMO Chat is a multi-protocol chatting app that offers intuitive interface to login into your various IM accounts. It allows you to access widely used IM services like AIM, Jabber, Gtalk, Yahoo, MSN, and Skype. You do not need to register on IMO chat to access your multiple IM services. You can also send files and voice IMs to your contacts.

  1. LastFM

This is an awesome app for music lovers. It allows you to search music and events of your favorite artists. It helps in creating a perfect playlist of songs from a particular artist or genre. It has got an enormous database through which you can learn more about your favorite artists.

  1. TweetDeck

It is one of the best social networking apps that lets you easily update status and view notifications. It not only allows you to use Twitter but also lets you easily access your other social profiles on sites like Facebook, FourSquare and Buzz. It makes it possible to use various social networking services under one roof.

  1. Amazon Kindle

If you love reading ebooks or magazines, you should install the Amazon Kindle app on your Android device. Kindle gives you access to thousands of ebooks for free. It has got an inbuilt dictionary. For better reading experience, you can choose a customized font size, increase the brightness of the display, and make some other setting changes.

Tips to Convert Windows 7 to Android

Tips to Convert Windows 7 to Android

Feb 2, 2016

The Tips I’m going to discuss here will fully convert your Windows to Android by some simple clicks only. Till now we have discussed many apps and themes about Android but what about our PC’s. they too need a change and not the mere changes of themes. This installation will cover all the areas of windows including boot , personalization , icons , widgets ,task bar , task menu , and many more. If you are bored with the older looks and want to be in a manner of Android than follow this…After the complete installation your windows will look like this.

So How was the look..exited to get it installed…Follow these small steps to have it customized for you but before that note one thing..

Important note: Please make a backup file of your windows or a complete recovery option and also switch off all user account control. It is necessary because if you uninstall these type of setup all the files and not reversible ,for that you might need a backup but as far concerning me I have installed it and also uninstalled it and didn’t faced any problem so far but than too plz follow the above steps as a precaution.

The only thing you need to do is download the setup files given below for both 32 bit and 64 bit and run them.

During the installation the setup may also require some thing to do and not to do as for cutom or standard setting but the tip I would like to recommend to you is for the theme pack. I preffered not to install that to save my internet data. If you wish to have it you may just go ON without going for an uncheck for themes and wallpaper.

And just after the installation is completed and you are done with reboot. Now you are ready to have a new look as if your starting windows will now become starting Android and all your start menu and other features will now work like an Android phone.