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Installing Ruby on Rails Environment on Ubuntu

Installing Ruby on Rails Environment on Ubuntu

I have recently joined a bootcamp for Ruby on Rails and thought it might be a good idea to share what I believe to be a decent startup guide on how you should setup your server. By ...

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Well I finally installed Windows 8.1, and although I finally got used to not having the Start button around, I'm not really going to complain about its return. So the first problem ...

Old Skype on Windows 8

Old Skype on Windows 8

Since the launch of Windows 8, I have been nothing but annoyed at the fact that you need to use the Metro Skype version that requires a full screen to use. It's a chat application, ...

HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

It seems that someone has finally been able to get the HP TouchPad camera working and it's about time! Although it has its bugs and glitches, a camera is a camera and I'm sure we c ...

Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Many HP TouchPad or even Android owners these days are not able to watch Facebook Videos on their tablet or device. I have no real clue what's causing it, but I do know a simple so ...

Find My iPhone/iPod

Find My iPhone/iPod

Ever misplaced your iPod or iPhone and couldn't figure out where it was? Well you wont have to worry about that anymore, not with the app developed by Apple themselves called "Find ...

Disqus Comment Count Error

Disqus Comment Count Error

Well the great thing about starting up a new website, with a new template and such is the amount of bugs you encounter during its development. Obviously not everything will just go ...

SmartWidget – Android App

Not sure which apps you want to use for your main screen? Why not let SmartWidget do the thinking for you. SmartWidget is a new app developed by XDADeveloper's user RM9. After adding the widget onto your home screen, SmartWidget will begin monitoring your usage on all apps that you use. Once it has determined that, it will add shortcuts to those 4 apps onto your home screen, so you can easily access them. A ...

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Music Beta by Google

Well now that I'm living in the States, I seem to have the ability to sign up for all sorts of Beta programs such as Music Beta by Google. Upload your personal music collection to listen anywhere, keep everything in sync, and forget the hassle of cables and files. The thing about Music Beta by Google is that it is currently in an 'invite only' stage. I only had to wait for about a week before I received my ...

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Skype with Video for HTC Thunderbolt and other devices

Well it looks like the guys down in DroidLife have released a copy of Skype with Video for phones that did not get it with the recent Skype update. So far the list of phones that do work with this version of Skype are: Samsung Galaxy S2 HTC Thunderbolt on 2.3 HTC Evo 3D HTC Sensation Nexus S HTC Flyer HTC EVO 4G According to DroidLife, their devices are running on Android 2.3 and seems to be working fine. I ...

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Must get App – Viber!

Well, I never thought I'd see the day when I would find an application that could beat WhatsApp, but here I am. Introducing Viber. Viber is an application for iPhone¬ģ¬†and Android‚ĄĘ phones that lets you make free phone calls and send text messages to anyone who also has the application installed. So far I've been using the app to communicate with friends down in Malaysia and New Zealand and the quality is ama ...

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Android Market – Market needs Background Data to be enabled

Recently I came across an issue on my Android Market. When I went to the application, it had given me the following message: Market needs Background Data to be enabled. After doing a little bit of research, I had figured out that the issue was caused by one of the power saving features on my phone. When power saver is activated, your phone switches off certain features on it - one of them is the elusive bac ...

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Monitor Data Usage on Smart Phones

Want to keep track of your phones usage? Well look no further! I have found a couple of applications that will go a long way and save you a lot of money in the future by letting you keep track on your phones usage. First up, we have Stats for Android phones. With Stats you keep track of various usage informations about your Android phone, separated into calls, text messages and data (Network and Wifi). As s ...

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Share Android Apps Easily – MyAppSharer

Ever found it a hassle to share your Android apps with your friends a hassle? Well, not anymore! Introducing MyAppSharer - your one stop shop to share apps that you have downloaded already to your friends via Bluetooth, Email, Dropbox, SMS or QR Code. You can either send your friends a link to download the app, or send them the APK file directly. This app solves issues like sending applications to your frie ...

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WhatsApp Messenger – Free SMS Service!

With more and more users using the new smartphone ranges available, it is only a matter of time before SMS becomes a thing of the past and gives way to the internet based messaging systems. One of the best applications I have used so far would be WhatsApp messenger. This application uses your data connection on your smartphone to send messages between you and other users who have the same app on their phone ...

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New Android Market – Download APK!

Well if you have, or have not heard; Google has released the new Android Market! Now it comes complete with Apps, Books and even movie rentals. It will be rolled out in the next few weeks, however if you are one of the impatient ones like myself, feel free to download the APK file and install it manually! For more news on the changes made, read about it on one of the Android Developers blog here. To downloa ...

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Skype with Video for HTC Thunderbolt

As most of you HTC Thunderbolt owners know, the Skype for Android doesn't give you the option to do video calling yet like it does for the other handsets - which really leaves the front camera being a completely pointless feature at the moment. But fear not! There has been a leak for Skype with Video for HTC Thunderbolt specifically. So for all you HTC Thunderbolt owners, feel free to download and install t ...

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