How to check and disable email forward for Yahoo account


I am writing this simple guide because one of my friends’ Yahoo account might be hacked and forwarding emails without him being aware. This guide will show you how to access the email forward settings in your Yahoo mail account. Log into Click here to log onto your Yahoo email account. In the top right corner, click on the gear icon. Then click on Settings. Select Accounts (on the left...

How to extend your laptop’s battery life


If you have a laptop, I am sure you face this all the time. You need to extend your battery life so you can squeeze a report out or finish a paper.   There are no plugs around and you didn’t bring your cable.  At the same time your battery is dying.  So how can you extend your battery life for your laptop? These few simple tricks which work well for my laptop to extend my battery for hours. ...

Transfer Pictures from iPhone to PC Wirelessly


Recently, we had trouble transferring photos from my wife’s iPhone 4S to the computer. Window 7 cannot recognize the phone when we plugged in. We tried updating iTunes, changing the cable and nothing seemed to work. These are the common fixes on Google and I am running out of ideas. The phone is getting full and my wife needs to clear her phone but wanted to keep her pictures and videos. A few...

IT Guide: Use less Internet bandwidth for iPhones and iPads


I wrote two guides on how to use less Internet bandwidth for Windows machine and Android devices.  I am learning to use less bandwidth as being in Uganda, Internet is very expensive (1 GB = $15 USD!).  My wife uses an iPhone 4 and we have a wifi iPad 2 at home.  I will admit I am not an expert with iOS devices.  But this guide should give you a good start on how to limit your iOS devices from...

IT Guide: Use less Internet bandwidth for Windows 7


Compare to Canada and Singapore, Uganda’s Internet is expensive. We don’t have unlimited data. In order to reduce our cost, I started to configue my computer to use as little bandwidth as possible. There are obvious things I can do such as not watch videos or download big files online. I also configured my Windows 7 laptop to not use more data than I need. Here’s what I have...

IT Guide: Use less Internet bandwidth for Android Phones and Tablets


In order to limit our bandwidth usage in Uganda (and save a few bucks), I started to configue my Android phone, Samsung Galaxy S2, to use as little bandwidth as possible. I mod my phone with SlimRoms, so this means that my steps to access certain settings might be different on your Android devvice. I don’t have a Android tablet but you can use the similar configuration to reduce Internet...

IT Guide: General strategies to reduce Internet bandwidth usage


I wrote a few guides on how to reduce Internet bandwidth usage for specific devices. They are: iOS devices (iPad and iPhone) Android devices (phone and tablet) Windows 7 What I like to add is there are general strategies that can help you use even less bandwidth. You can apply them to regardless of the device (Windows, iOS, Android) you are using. Do keep in mind that by using one or few of these...

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