WhatsAPP introduces “Backup to Google Drive” feature

Now you can backup your WhatsAPP chat to Google drive. The new feature will be roled out in next few months, or you can get it immidiately by downloading the APK from the website (http://whatsapp.com/android). You can change the settings frequency or do manual backup by visiting Menu->Settings->Chats and Calls->Chat Backup.  

How do I disable the video autoplay in Facebook?

Facebook recently has started autoplaying videos. If you feel it annoying or if you have limited data and it ruins all your data you can stop autoplaying videos. For Facebook.com in desktop browser: Go to your options drop-down menu in the top right. Click “Settings” Select the “Videos” link on the left. Turn the “Auto-Play

Use Gogole Docs to Convert Image to Text(OCR) Including Indian Languages

Just upload an image or PDF to Google Drive to recognise embedded text in that! New OCR feature in Google drive works even for Indian language; including Hindi and Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Marathi, Gujarati and Bengali. This is how it works: Upload the image to Google Drive by dragging and dropping it to Drive or clicking on upload. Right click

Bangalore Police use APP to track crime in realtime

Bangalore Police in India have developed an app based on Google Maps that collects crime data in real time. The app has been deployed across 13 police stations in the South-East areas of the city.   “We can directly open it, feed the information and update it. So at any point of time, I am

Code – collaborate online with Koding – Earn upto 16GB now!

Koding (previously known as “Kodingen”) is an online development environment owned by Koding, Inc. which allows software developers to program and collaborate online in a web browser without the needs of downloading the software development kits. The platform supports multiple programming languages, including Python, Java, Perl, Node.js, Ruby, C, C++, PHP, and Go Teamwork is a collaborative IDE for Koding. You can share your code, invite friends and code together. Please

Google Spreadsheet as Database: Pulling content from Shared sheet with Query language

Often we come across requirements where content in the back-end to be edited by admin or a team and in the front-end user should be able to use filter or option to view the data particularly he is looking for. Developing the front end for this may be easy. But make the content editable, by

Fixing “An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later” – WordPress Error after recent update

I have been receiving the error “An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later” after updating wordpress to version 3.8. Found that many users are seeing same error after the update. I made sure there is no plugin which is causing the error and upload size limit is well within the file size. Although

How to Remove Back Cover of Sony Xperia Phones?

Many have found it difficult to remove back cover of Sony Xperia phones.  Some phones have option to remove the back panel in the bottom of the phone and sone in the side. Here is how you remove the back cover to change sim/remove battery and insert MicroSD cards.       To get more

Links diverting to “dreamsadnetwork”? Here is How to Remove “Extended Protection” Chrome Extension

If your Chrome browser is diverting you to URLs like “https://static.dreamsadnetwork.com/error/404.html?url=<LINKURL>” when you click links in some websites like facebook? That means you have some adware or unwanted extensions installed in your computer. Here is the way to resolve this issue: Go to Chrome menu->tools->extensions. See if you find any extension that is not added

Google Search Focuses Indian Search Market with ‘Re-Union’ Ad

Google Search was in news today after release of Google India Ad titled “Google Search: Reunion”. The video shows how human passion and hope can overcome time and borders. In this story, young woman in India reunites her grandfather with his childhood friend (who is now in Pakistan) following six decades of separation since the