dotTech http://dottech.org Professional Technologians Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:49:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 How to add Opera Mail to desktop in Windows, Linux and Mac OS X [Tip] http://dottech.org/177526/how-to-add-opera-mail-to-desktop-in-windows-linux-and-mac-os-x-tip/ http://dottech.org/177526/how-to-add-opera-mail-to-desktop-in-windows-linux-and-mac-os-x-tip/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:10:56 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177526

Opera Mail was once a part of the Opera browser, but has been removed from it. Now Opera Mail is available as a desktop email client that you can add to Windows, Linux or Mac OS. With Opera Mail you can open your email from Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, etc.

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How to add the Windows 7 clock to XP/Vista [Tip] http://dottech.org/177596/how-to-add-the-windows-7-clock-to-xpvista-tip/ http://dottech.org/177596/how-to-add-the-windows-7-clock-to-xpvista-tip/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:10:53 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177596

The Windows 7 system tray clock includes customizable dates. However, Windows Vista and XP don’t include any options to add dates to the system tray clock. To add a Windows 7 system tray clock to Vista/XP with dates on it, check out TClock

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How to use random numbers in Excel spreadsheets [Tip] http://dottech.org/177290/how-to-use-random-numbers-in-excel-spreadsheets-tip/ http://dottech.org/177290/how-to-use-random-numbers-in-excel-spreadsheets-tip/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:10:49 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177290

If you need to add random numbers to an Excel spreadsheet you can always enter them manually. However, it might take a while to enter lots of random numbers. Instead, add random numbers with Excel’s RAND and RANDBETWEEN functions.

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How to use CEILING functions in Excel spreadsheets [Tip] http://dottech.org/177640/how-to-use-ceiling-functions-in-excel-spreadsheets-tip/ http://dottech.org/177640/how-to-use-ceiling-functions-in-excel-spreadsheets-tip/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:10:47 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177640

CEILING is an Excel 2010/13 function that you can add to spreadsheets to find ceiling values. The function shows you the ceiling value of a number based on a specific multiple. For example, the ceiling value of five based on a multiple of two would…

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How to unroot Oppo Find 5 Mini [Guide] http://dottech.org/177838/how-to-unroot-oppo-find-5-mini-guide/ http://dottech.org/177838/how-to-unroot-oppo-find-5-mini-guide/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:04:44 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177838

Have you already had the courage to root your Oppo Find 5 mini handset and now wish to return the handset back the way it was before you made any changes? You can do that by following this unrooting guide. Doing so will also restore your device’s…

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How to flash CWM Recovery in Oppo Find 5 Mini R827 [Guide] http://dottech.org/177842/how-to-flash-cwm-recovery-in-oppo-find-5-mini-r827-guide/ http://dottech.org/177842/how-to-flash-cwm-recovery-in-oppo-find-5-mini-r827-guide/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:04:34 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177842

Have you already followed our guide on how to root the Oppo Find 5 Mini device and are now looking to flash a custom recovery image before flashing a custom ROM? If so, we have the guide below that will teach you how to do that. The custom recovery …

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How to root Oppo Find 5 Mini R827 in Android 4.2.2 [Guide] http://dottech.org/177823/how-to-root-oppo-find-5-mini-r827-in-android-4-2-2-guide/ http://dottech.org/177823/how-to-root-oppo-find-5-mini-r827-in-android-4-2-2-guide/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:04:21 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177823

Oppo is the next smartphone OEM to jump onboard developing a mini version of its main flagship. Other smartphone manufacturers such as Samsung and HTC have done this successfully already. If you own the Find 5 mini handset and wish to break your…

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How to get scheduled weather alerts in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/177862/how-to-get-scheduled-weather-alerts-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/177862/how-to-get-scheduled-weather-alerts-in-android-tip/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:56:30 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177862

In Android, there are a whole bunch of weather apps and widgets that you can download and install. There’s AccuWeather, Go Weather, Yahoo Weather and so on. The thing is most of these apps do not give you alerts at a specified date or time. So …

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How to lock the dial pad in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/177821/how-to-lock-the-dial-pad-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/177821/how-to-lock-the-dial-pad-in-android-tip/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:56:20 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177821

There are times when you can’t really avoid sharing your phone to others. The thing is you can’t always guarantee that they won’t do something on your phone. For example, they can snoop on your private images and even make some prank calls…

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How to view Instagram photos in Twitter [Tip] http://dottech.org/177814/how-to-view-instagram-photos-in-twitter-tip/ http://dottech.org/177814/how-to-view-instagram-photos-in-twitter-tip/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:56:14 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177814

Twitter used to display Instagram photos directly on its feed but sadly, that feature no longer exists. So now, you need to click the link to the photo first before you can view it in a separate page or tab.

The good thing is there’s a way for you…

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How to easily go to a Twitter page via omnibox in Chrome [Tip] http://dottech.org/177877/how-to-easily-go-to-a-twitter-page-via-omnibox-in-chrome-tip/ http://dottech.org/177877/how-to-easily-go-to-a-twitter-page-via-omnibox-in-chrome-tip/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:55:58 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177877

The omnibox is more than just a simple tool for searching and browsing the web. It can do a lot of things. You can use it to directly open tabs or even search for bookmarks without actually going to your bookmarks folder.

That’s not all. You can…

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How to customize Windows Aero themes [Tip] http://dottech.org/177722/how-to-customize-windows-aero-themes-tip/ http://dottech.org/177722/how-to-customize-windows-aero-themes-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:49:03 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177722

Windows Aero are those snazzy Windows Vista/7 themes that have glass transparency, reflection and blur effects. Windows does have a few options you can select to adjust the Windows Aero transparency, hue and saturation. However, DWMColorMod

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How to print anything as PDF in Windows 10 [Tip] http://dottech.org/177676/how-to-print-anything-as-pdf-in-windows-10-tip/ http://dottech.org/177676/how-to-print-anything-as-pdf-in-windows-10-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:46:50 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177676

While getting rid of the old stuff, Windows 10 is also adding many more new features.

One of the latest features found in Windows 10 build 10041 is the ability to print anything to a PDF file. That means you no longer need to install any third-party…

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How to use colors, fill effects and image backgrounds in Word documents [Tip] http://dottech.org/177430/how-to-use-colors-fill-effects-and-image-backgrounds-in-word-documents-tip/ http://dottech.org/177430/how-to-use-colors-fill-effects-and-image-backgrounds-in-word-documents-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:42:15 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177430

There are various ways you can add extra colors to Word 2010 documents. Perhaps the best way to add a little more eye candy to your documents is to alter the background colors. This is how you can alter the background colors in Word 2010 documents,…

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How to use image placeholders in Word documents [Tip] http://dottech.org/177301/how-to-use-image-placeholders-in-word-documents-tip/ http://dottech.org/177301/how-to-use-image-placeholders-in-word-documents-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:40:38 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177301

Images in Word documents can slow down page scrolling due to rendering of each picture. However, you can speed up page scrolling in documents with placeholders. Placeholders effectively remove images from a document leaving only their outline…

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How to install TWRP Recovery in Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 [Guide] http://dottech.org/177734/how-to-install-twrp-recovery-in-galaxy-s4-gt-i9505-guide/ http://dottech.org/177734/how-to-install-twrp-recovery-in-galaxy-s4-gt-i9505-guide/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:33:23 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177734

Assuming you’ve already gained the rooting privileges on your GT-I9505 smartphone, it’s now a great time to flash a custom recovery. There are two main custom recovery images most people love installing: TWRP recovery or ClockworkMod…

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How to install CWM Recovery in Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 [Guide] http://dottech.org/177719/how-to-install-cwm-recovery-in-galaxy-s4-gt-i9505-guide/ http://dottech.org/177719/how-to-install-cwm-recovery-in-galaxy-s4-gt-i9505-guide/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:29:57 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177719

Once you are done rooting your S4 GT-i9505 smartphone it’s time to make that useful by installing an unofficial recovery image such as ClockworkMod recovery. A custom recovery is very different to a stock recovery because it allows …

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How to root Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 in Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean [Guide] http://dottech.org/177710/how-to-root-galaxy-s4-gt-i9505-in-android-4-2-2-jelly-bean-guide/ http://dottech.org/177710/how-to-root-galaxy-s4-gt-i9505-in-android-4-2-2-jelly-bean-guide/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:29:52 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177710

Are you still one of the many proud owners of the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 variant and running Jelly Bean and not a newer OS like KitKat or Lollipop? Well if so we have the guide that’s going to give you root access so you can think about flashing…

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How to install CWM Recovery in Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915P [Guide] http://dottech.org/177574/how-to-install-cwm-6-recovery-in-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-sm-n915p-guide/ http://dottech.org/177574/how-to-install-cwm-6-recovery-in-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-sm-n915p-guide/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:29:32 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177574

So you own the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and have recently learnt about the wonderful world of rooting. Assuming you’ve done that already, it’s time to flash a custom recovery image so you can access that recovery to officially …

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How to install CWM 6 Recovery in Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915K [Guide] http://dottech.org/177572/how-to-install-cwm-6-recovery-in-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-sm-n915k-guide/ http://dottech.org/177572/how-to-install-cwm-6-recovery-in-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-sm-n915k-guide/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:29:25 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177572

Are you preferring to flash the world’s most popular custom recovery image over the TWRP recovery? If so the CWM recovery is the right choice for you. You must have one of the two recovery systems before you can start flashing custom ROMs.…

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How to flash CWM Recovery on Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915G [Guide] http://dottech.org/177570/how-to-install-cwm-6-recovery-on-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-sm-n915g-guide/ http://dottech.org/177570/how-to-install-cwm-6-recovery-on-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-sm-n915g-guide/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:18:22 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177570

Are you tech savvy and already have the internal hard ware unchained with root access? Do you want to be able to load some custom ROMs on your device now? Well, by following the guide below you can easily do that thanks to the help from ClockworkMod…

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How to flash ClockworkMod Recovery on Galaxy Note Edge SM-N9150 [Guide] http://dottech.org/177567/how-to-install-cwm-6-recovery-on-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-sm-n9150-guide/ http://dottech.org/177567/how-to-install-cwm-6-recovery-on-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-sm-n9150-guide/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:18:20 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177567

Do you need to satisfy your urge to flash a custom ROM and deck our your Note Edge with different themes and ideas to make it look completely unique and different from your friends? Well, that’s a terrific idea, but first you must install…

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How to check if the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a ‘BendGate’ problem [Tip] http://dottech.org/177539/how-to-check-if-the-samsung-galaxy-s6-edge-has-a-bendgate-problem-tip/ http://dottech.org/177539/how-to-check-if-the-samsung-galaxy-s6-edge-has-a-bendgate-problem-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:18:11 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177539

Since Apple is still the smartphone company leading the way with one singular phone being the most popular in the world you probably have heard about the ‘BendGate’ issues surrounding the iPhone 6 last year. The iPhone 6 is still…

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How to install CWM Recovery on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-N915F [Guide] http://dottech.org/177487/how-to-install-cwm-recovery-on-galaxy-s6-edge-sm-n915f-guide/ http://dottech.org/177487/how-to-install-cwm-recovery-on-galaxy-s6-edge-sm-n915f-guide/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:18:09 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177487

The official ClockworkMod 6 Recovery is available to download for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones which are due to come out next month. CWM is the largest custom recovery image in the world and is only one of two custom recoveries to dominate…

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How to turn Instagram photos into a beautiful photo board [Tip] http://dottech.org/177680/how-to-turn-instagram-photos-into-a-beautiful-photo-board-tip/ http://dottech.org/177680/how-to-turn-instagram-photos-into-a-beautiful-photo-board-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:03:12 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177680

A photo board is basically a board that features a collection of photos. If you feel like you’re creative enough, you can even choose to create your own photo board. You can later hang it to your wall as a decoration.

Since we’re now in a digital…

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How to view Gmail in a panel view in Chrome [Tip] http://dottech.org/177686/how-to-view-gmail-in-a-panel-view-in-chrome-tip/ http://dottech.org/177686/how-to-view-gmail-in-a-panel-view-in-chrome-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:02:34 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177686

What’s a panel view? It’s basically when you get to add a separate panel on your Chrome browser that specifically displays your Gmail inbox. If you can’t still figure it out, you can refer to the image below. So if you want to have your own…

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How to use the space bar to pause YouTube videos [Tip] http://dottech.org/177682/how-to-use-the-space-bar-to-pause-youtube-videos-tip/ http://dottech.org/177682/how-to-use-the-space-bar-to-pause-youtube-videos-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:02:26 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177682

Instead of using the mouse, you can rely on keyboard shortcuts to control the way how you watch your YouTube videos. For example, you can press “J” or “L” respectively if you want to skip to the next or previous scene. That’s not all.…

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How to read tweets in a minimalist view in Twitter [Tip] http://dottech.org/177701/how-to-read-tweets-in-a-minimalist-view-in-twitter-tip/ http://dottech.org/177701/how-to-read-tweets-in-a-minimalist-view-in-twitter-tip/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:02:15 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177701

If you go to your Twitter stream, you can view your tweets in Twitter’s default feed design and layout. If you go to individual user profiles, the tweets will be shown on top of a white background. Now, what if that’s not enough to appease your…

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How to pin a setting to Start Menu in Windows 10 [Tip] http://dottech.org/177447/how-to-pin-a-setting-to-start-menu-in-windows-10-tip/ http://dottech.org/177447/how-to-pin-a-setting-to-start-menu-in-windows-10-tip/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:32:37 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177447

Finally, the long wait was over. Last week, Microsoft released a new build for Windows 10 Technical Preview with many interesting new features. This release bumped Windows 10 TP to build 1041 from build 9926. In the new build, one feature some…

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How to install ClockworkMod Recovery in Galaxy S6 Edge SM-N915S [Tip] http://dottech.org/177480/how-to-install-clockworkmod-recovery-in-galaxy-s6-edge-sm-n915s-tip/ http://dottech.org/177480/how-to-install-clockworkmod-recovery-in-galaxy-s6-edge-sm-n915s-tip/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:30:21 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177480

The Sammy S6 Edge is a new smartphone set to come out next month and replace last years Note Edge with one extra edge down the side of the display. If you have already opened up the system internals with root access and would like to install a custom…

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How to root Galaxy S6 SM-G920T T-Mobile in Android 5.0 Lollipop [Guide] http://dottech.org/177475/how-to-root-galaxy-s6-sm-g920t-t-mobile-in-android-5-0-lollipop-guide/ http://dottech.org/177475/how-to-root-galaxy-s6-sm-g920t-t-mobile-in-android-5-0-lollipop-guide/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:29:27 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177475

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is the new smartphone everyone in the Sammy business is counting on lifting them out of the current funk they are in after last year’s S5 flopped. The great news is that if you liked the S5 you will undoubtedly love the…

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How to download Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge stock wallpapers [Tip] http://dottech.org/177470/how-to-download-galaxy-s6-and-s6-edge-stock-wallpapers-tip/ http://dottech.org/177470/how-to-download-galaxy-s6-and-s6-edge-stock-wallpapers-tip/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:28:30 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177470

Samsung’s flagship handset had a disaster year last year during 2014, but they are looking to turn it all around this year with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge. That will all start with the exterior design since last year’s …

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How to text the Apple Logo in a message from iOS keyboard in iPhone/iPad [Tip] http://dottech.org/177464/how-to-text-the-apple-logo-in-a-message-from-ios-keyboard-in-iphoneipad-tip/ http://dottech.org/177464/how-to-text-the-apple-logo-in-a-message-from-ios-keyboard-in-iphoneipad-tip/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:26:43 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177464

If you are using an Apple iPhone or iPad and aren’t texting messages by the year 2015, I highly recommend you give it a go. Using any instant messenger or text message as communication can come with it’s own set of issues, though. …

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How to connect Android Wear to iPhone and control music playback [Tip] http://dottech.org/177455/how-to-connect-android-wear-to-iphone-and-control-music-playback-tip/ http://dottech.org/177455/how-to-connect-android-wear-to-iphone-and-control-music-playback-tip/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:21:10 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177455

We are now barreling down the road to nearly a decade since the birth of the iPhone. In more recent times, we’ve seen wearable technology taking over some of the hype since the world of smartphones is becoming stagnant without any other…

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How to display Flickr photos in every new tab in Chrome [Tip] http://dottech.org/177594/how-to-display-flickr-photos-in-every-new-tab-in-chrome-tip/ http://dottech.org/177594/how-to-display-flickr-photos-in-every-new-tab-in-chrome-tip/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:15:02 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=177594

Flickr is a community where users can upload all kinds of high-quality photographs. If you go to Flickr, you can find all sorts of photos. There are photos of nature, food, skyscrapers, animals and a whole lot more. You can even get some photos…

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