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PC not detecting your Android mobile device in Windows solved

This tutorial resolves the issue I encountered with my Xiaomi Max for file transferring to and from Windows 10 PC. If you are encountering “USB device not recognized or working in windows 7, 8.1, 10” or “INF is invalid during

Posted in Software Reviews

My bad impression of Ulefone products

I have bought Uelfone Be 2 and 3 over the last one year, the look was fantastic (looks like iPhone), it is thin and light, features was good, BUT …. What prompted me to write this review is the horror

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Simple fix for hibernate issue in Windows

Unable to hibernate after migrating to Windows 10 or to a new HDD/SSD? The very likely reason is due to a lack of HDD space. The solution outlined here is applicable to Windows 7,8 and 10 but not Windows RT,

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Compress files into one zip file with password

To protect your files in case of privy eye esp if you are keeping your files in cloud base storage such as DropBox and Google Drive, it is best to protect your file with a strong password. In my case,

Posted in Miscellaneous Reviews

Automatically Hide Windows On-Screen Keyboard When Using External Bluetooth Keyboard

This guide is applicable to Windows 8 and Windows 10 tablets. It is very annoying that the virtual on-screen keyboard kept on popping up even when the Bluetooth keyboard was connected. To disable the on screen keyboard, at the Windows->Search

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How to unlock MTK-based China-made mobile phones anti-theft feature?

MTK stands for MediaTek, and MediaTek is a well-known chip manufacturing company based in Taiwan. They specialize in manufacturing the Central Processing Unit (CPU chips) for wireless telecommunications, HDTVs, DVD etc. MTK is the largest suppliers of CPU chips to

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Fixing the audio problem after Windows 10 update

If you find that Windows Media Player or VLC player stop working after latest Windows 10 update in Nov 2015, the following fix will likely to resolve your issue caused by a software bug by Microsoft: Right click on Sound

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Firefox is already running, but is not responding…

If you face the above problem and all the forums you googled does not help, try this. 1. Uninstall Firefox. 2. Go to the \Program Files folder (e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\), delete the entire Mozilla Firefox directory. 3. Reinstall the

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How not to treat a customer – Mistral vs Microsoft

Bought a Mistral MSH1 Electric Shower Heater several years back at SGD$99, its warranty info stated that the product warranty is one year and five years for the heating elements. I had one nagging problem a few months after the

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High capacity gold battery review

In short, don’t buy, they are not worth it as claim. There are many knock-offs OEM battery for Samsung Galaxy phones which claim that their batteries are better than the original in terms of the capacity (in this Note 3

Posted in Hardware Reviews

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