TIPS

  • Tips & Tricks: 11 ways to make the best use of your old phone 4 days ago

    I have changed 5 phones in 8 years. And it was only once that I sold off my old phone when upgrading to a new one. In rest of the cases, I kept the old phones in my drawer as back-up devices hoping that they would come to use in...
  • Safety guard: 6 rules on how to avoid online shopping fraud March 23, 2015

    As online shopping in India and around the world is growing exponentially, the threats that online shoppers face are also increasing. It is always better to err on the side of caution. This helpful infographic guides you on how to keep your money safe while shopping online. ...
  • Uber cab rape: Delhi Police moves Supreme Court against witnesses recall March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court's order allowing the accused driver of Uber cab rape case to recall and examine 13 prosecution witnesses including the victim. The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu by Attorney...
  • Tips & Tricks: 18 things that you should have in your car and why March 19, 2015

    You car is like a third home to you (that is if you consider your workplace as a second home) and a home needs necessities extending beyond what it usually has. Some in this list of 18 could be things that you already have in your car, whereas a few...
  • Free WhatsApp voice calling: How to get it on your phone in 2 easy steps March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: The voice calling feature that WhatsApp had been teasing and testing for some time now is finally going mainstream. The WhatsApp voice calling feature is enabled in the latest build of the WhatsApp Messenger that is now available for download for Android devices on Google Play (version 2.11.561)....
  • Tips & Tricks: 5 things to do right after powering on your new Windows laptop for the first time March 11, 2015

    Now that you have eagerly unpacked the box and powered on your shiny new Windows laptop, we would want you to pause, fire up the default Web browser and read this. While there are tons of things that you should be doing with a new laptop and the recommendations would also...
  • Tips & Tricks: 13 simple ways to protect your smartphone this Holi March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Holi is almost here and while all of us are busy preparing for H-day from what to wear, which colours to use and where to party, we often overlook the indispensable mobile phone, than can easily turn dispensable after a Holi mishap. If the phone you own is...
  • Tips that can boost your chances on Valentine's Day? February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: How would you feel if your cellphone rings at the table or there's a long pause when the cheque comes during your Valentine's Day date -- make sure you try avoiding certain situations when you take your loved one out. Good etiquette commands one's undivided attention to another person...
  • Facebook Place Tips: Facebook adds 'tips' about places in potential Yelp challenge January 30, 2015

    San Francisco Facebook on Thursday launched a new feature that automatically provides tips about places where members of the social network might be, potentially challenging review websites like Yelp. "Place tips will show you fun, useful and relevant info about the place you're at," Facebook product manager Mike LeBeau said of...
  • Classy vs Creepy: How to ask out a Delhi girl January 19, 2015

    What was once believed to be rocket science combined with esoteric mystical knowledge has now been revealed. Straight from the horse's mouth, here, are tips on how to approach a Delhi girl when you want to ask her out.Remember guys, Be intelligent, classy, polite and funny, don't call anyone 'maal',...
  • US man gets tip of $2084 tip for delivering a pizza January 18, 2015

    Ann Arbor: Now that's a special delivery! A group of real estate agents meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan, surprised a man by giving him a $2,084 tip for delivering one pizza on Thursday. The man, identified only as Rob, was stunned and said on video, "All I did was deliver...
  • Sleep well, eat healthy, go natural: Feel-good skin care tips you won't like to miss January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: If you've resolved to take care of your skin in 2015, adapt some easy-to-follow tips for achieving wonders. Sangeeta Velaskar, vice president and head (Medical Services and Research and Development) at Kaya Skin Clinic, lays emphasis on proper sleep and drinking water regularly to stay fit and glowing, read...
  • Drink water, avoid fruit juices, exercise regularly: Follow Preity Zinta's tips to stay healthy January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: At 39, Preity Zinta is fit and glowing. She says it's easy to be healthy as long as one checks portions of food, drinks water and controls carbohydrate intake. The actress took to Twitter to share that it was last year that she sat up and took notice of the...
  • Is losing weight your New Year's resolution? These simple and easy tips can help you January 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Looking to shape up in the New Year? Check your diet, pick exercises wisely and more. Fitness expert Tracy Anderson shares how to stay in shape, reports people.com. * Be honest with yourself about the body you want: Have a real conversation about where you're at with your health. You...
  • 5 simple ways to make your email safer in case of a hack attack December 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers and email addresses. One way hackers can sneak into a company is...
  • From tear-free onion chopping to easy peeling and juicing: Simple everyday microwave hacks December 15, 2014

    Your microwave can do a lot more than just reheat the leftover next morning. Here are some simple tricks that can help you increase the value and usage of your microwave. From tear-free onion chopping to easy peeling and juicing, this infographic has some tricks you can use to lessen...
  • Cab rape: Accused driver sent to three-day police custody, Uber taxi service banned in Delhi December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Shiv Kumar Yadav, the taxi driver who worked with international cab service Uber, was on Monday produced before a Delhi court in connection with the rape of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital. Metropolitan Magistrate Ambika Singh sent 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav in police custody till December 11...
  • Celebrity nude photos leak: Key questions and answers about your files stored online September 3, 2014

    New York: The theft of nude photographs from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet. On Tuesday, Apple acknowledged the security breakdown and blamed it on intruders who were...
  • 7 mustknow tips to help you create better, stronger passwords August 6, 2014

    New York: This week's news that a Russian crime ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations makes now a good time to review ways to protect yourself online. The hacking misdeeds were described in a New York Times story based on the findings of Hold Security, a Milwaukee...
  • Tips and tricks: How to make the best of your Apple iPad May 6, 2014

    Are you an iPad user? Here are some tips and tricks that can help you save your time, organise content, and manage online accounts in a better way. ...
  • Tech tips: Passwords alone can't keep you secure, add a second layer of protection to your online accounts April 24, 2014

    New York: If the Heartbleed security threat teaches us anything, it's that passwords don't offer total protection. Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway. Even without this latest discovery,...
  • Want to be taken seriously on Twitter? Here are 8 tips for you April 21, 2014

    Would you ever bother to entertain a salesperson, who reaches your doorstep in stained jammies, unkempt hair, and fails to even articulate the features of what he has on offer? You might, but I believe, most of us won't. It is instinctive that we tend to pay more attention to...
  • WhatsApp now lets Android users hide their 'last seen at' timestamp. Here's how February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp, that is now being acquired by Facebook, has included a muchrequested feature the ability to hide the 'last seen at' timestamp. This feature was so longer available only on WhatsApp for iPhone and was a much desired by many on other platforms who...
  • Woman gives three Illinois waitresses $5,000 each February 4, 2014

    Illinois: Three waitresses at an Illinois restaurant say they could only stare in disbelief when a woman over the weekend handed them each a $5,000 check. The owner of the Boone County Family Restaurant in Caledonia, Matt Nebiu, said business was slow Saturday when the customer handed checks to 25yearold Amy...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with QTip for drama series January 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actorproducer Leonardo DiCaprio will work with rapper QTip for a hip hop drama series. The scripted TV show is loosely based on the Grammywinning artist's early days and will capture his experiences with hip hop group 'A Tribe Called Quest' and with The 'Native Tongues' collective that 'A Tribe...
  • Google Tips: From Android to YouTube, Google's handy tutorials for its services December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Most of us straightaway get to the Google search engine and look for solutions whenever we encounter problems related to Google's services including Gmail, Maps, Chrome, and YouTube. We visit various websites and keep hunting them until we get the best solution to our problems. But to facilitate your...
  • Shah Rukh's 5 valuable tips to men for a romantic life December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan, who is considered Bollywood's undisputed king of romance, had some valuable tips on romance to share on his recent visit to the capital. Shah Rukh has featured in a string of romantic films like 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Dil To Pagal Hai', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'...
  • How to protect your email, social networking and other online accounts December 5, 2013

    New York: Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies. Some services including Twitter have responded by disabling the affected passwords. But there are several things you can...
  • Not on Twitter? Here's a guide on how to start tweeting, following, retweeting... November 7, 2013

    New York: With Twitter in the news because of a public stock offering, you might be deciding it's finally time to start tweeting. But what exactly is Twitter, a tweet and the etiquette for using the popular communication tool? Here are the basics. Keep in mind that the company's service isn't expected...
  • Upgrading to iOS 7 or buying a new iPhone? 5 tips to make the best of it September 19, 2013

    Cupertino: Apple's new iPhones and iOS 7 operating system for mobile devices are packed with new features, although not of all them are readily apparent. I've had a chance to learn a few tricks in the week I spent with both the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S, which come...