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Saturday, 11 February 2017

[How To] Delete Junk Photos From WhatsApp Automatically

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This article is one of the most needful article about How to delete junk/useless photos from WhatsApp automatically. WhatsApp is the largest instant messenger app at the present time. Most of our device storage space is occupied by the photos/videos downloaded from WhatsApp. We all have friends and relatives who diligently send us quotes, memes they've received from their network. Most of the people thinks that this is their national duty to wake up people with these Good morning and inspirational quotes photos 😆. Most of us find it useless and junk media and give our time to delete them by selecting and checking it out manually one by one. This was the most simple simple solution that is used by us to get rid of these type of junk photos. To ease this task, Siftr, an Indian startup found by ex-Adobe employees, has launched a smart and intelligent Android App that can help you to get rid of these junk photos from WhatsApp automatically. This app is named as Magic Cleaner.


How To Delete Junk Photos From WhatsApp Automatically

This method is very easy to follow where all your junk pictures are scanned and deleted automatically by this app. So,Follow the steps below.

Step 1: Download and install Magic Cleaner app from Google Play Store.

Siftr Magic Cleaner Play Store


Step 2: Once the App is installed open the app and allow all the permissions to scan your images in your phone.

Magic Cleaner Home


Step 3: Click on Show me the magic. Then, a doctor will appear click on him to scan your phone for junk images.

Magic Cleaner Search Results


Read More: All You Need To Know About Google's Instant Messaging App Allo

Step 4: Once the scan is done,you can see all the junk images and you can deselect if you need any images listed.

Magic Cleaner Delete Photos


Step 5: It also shows how much memory these junk images occupied and now delete all the junk from your phone by a single click.

This is the most easy and suitable way to delete junk WhatsApp photos from your Android phone. Now, when you know that How to delete junk photos from WhatsApp automatically. Share this post with your friends and relatives and yes don't forget to share your views and comments below.

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Sunday, 25 December 2016

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu Options in Windows

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Have you ever been in a situation when you wanted to see an additional option on the right click to do whatever you want? Like you want to open Notepad just by right clicking and selecting Notepad option or Showing and Hiding files just by right clicking on it.  Then, here is a simple registry hack that will make you do it for you.

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu Options in Windows


I'll show you two demonstrations. In the first one, I'll show you How to add a new option in the Right Click Context Menu and in the second one, How to add new options in the Right Click Context Menu of files.

Let's start with the first one.

Demo 1: How to add a new option in the Right Click Context Menu


Step 1: Click on Start Menu and open Run application.

                                        OR

Just press Window + R keys to open Run application.

Run

Run



Step 2: Write "regedit" and press Enter.

Step 3: Expand HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT and browse down to the following key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows



Step 4: Right click on shell and click on New > Key.

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows



Step 5: Give the new key the name that you want to show up on the desktop context menu. In our example, we're using "Notepad".

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows





Step 6: Right click on Notepad and click on New > Key. Enter the key name "command" (without quotes and in small letters).

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows



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Step 7: There will be a (Default) key with type "REG_SZ". Double click on it and write Notepad.exe in the value data field as shown in the screenshot.

Think this "value data" as a command that will get executed in the Command Prompt. Writing Notepad.exe in the Command Prompt opens up Notepad, that's why we have written Notepad.exe in the "value data". 

Now, what if you want to open Paint program from the command prompt, what will you write? Paint.exe? Nooooooo. You will have to write there mspaint.exe because Paint program is defined as "mspaint.exe" program in windows/system32 folder and what if you want to open any third party program? Then, you have to put the full path of that executable file(.exe) in the "value data" field.

Click Ok.


[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows



And we are done. Right click on the desktop or inside any directory, you'll see Notepad option there. Just click and it'll open Notepad for you.

Right click Notepad



And now we come to the second one.

Demo 2: How to add new options in the Right Click Context Menu of files



Step 1 and Step 2 are similar as above.


Step 3: Expand HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT and browse down to the following key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell


Step 4: Follow the same steps as above to add new options. In our case, we've added two new options Show and Hide. Create a new Key inside both of the options as "command" (same as we created on Demo 1).

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows



Step 5: There will be a (Default) key with type "REG_SZ". Double click on it and write attrib +h "%1" in the value data field.

As I said earlier, that we can write any command that we can execute in the Command Prompt. So, I have written attrib command here, that helps us to change attributes of a file or folder. In attrib +h "%1" command, +h option hides a file/folder and "%1" is the parameter that is bound to the name of the file right clicked, means the file on which it'll perform the action.
Now, click Ok button and we're done with "Hide" option.
Same thing can be done for "Show" option, we just have to replace the +h option with -h


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[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows

[How To] Customize Right Click Menu in Windows




Now, test it by right clicking on any file it should work perfectly. Check the gif below to see the things working.

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Saturday, 12 November 2016

[News] Facebook Bug Declares Millions of Users Dead, Including Zuckerberg!

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Last night, Facebook declared everyone dead, including the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg, in a massive memorial 'remembering' profile glitch.

Well, that's awkward.

Despite being very much alive, Facebook users, when logged on to their accounts on Friday afternoon, found their accounts turned to a "memorialized account," strongly suggesting that they are dead to everyone who visits their profile.

A statement on Mark Zuckerberg's profile read:

"We hope people who love Mark will find comfort in the things others share to remember and celebrate his life."


Mark Zuckerberg Profile



When the message appeared, thousands of users shaken by the incident complained on Twitter about their premature digital deaths, offering their proof-of-life so that their concerned relatives could calm themselves down.

This weird glitch was first spotted by Business Insider when several of its employees saw the message at the top of their Facebook profiles on Friday.

When reached out to Facebook for an explanation, a Facebook spokesperson has provided the following statement:

"For a brief period today, a message meant for memorialized profiles was mistakenly posted to other accounts. This was a terrible error that we have now fixed. We are very sorry that this happened and we worked as quickly as possible to fix it."

It now appears everyone on Facebook is back to life and things have calmed down.

Facebook introduced the memorial feature in 2015 after a number of high-profile cases where families wanted to access their loved ones' social accounts.

The users can opt to have their account completely delete after their death or turn into a memorial page so that their Facebook friends and families can leave messages and share memories on their profile.

So, Are you alive right now?  Let us know in the comments below.
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Saturday, 24 September 2016

All You Need To Know About Google's Instant Messaging App Allo

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What is Google Allo?


Google actually described Allo as a messaging app for Android and iPhone users. But it does a lot more than just allow you to send messages to other people. It's a smart messaging app in that it has the power of Google built-in and can apparently learn over time. It provides some more features that makes it unique Instant Messenger like subscriptions(daily news, daily poem etc.), different types of games, puzzles, riddles, action (setting timer, alarm etc.), answers of questios asked it, weather report, Near by events, sports, news, translation etc.

Google Allo


And that’s where Google’s new app- 'Google Allo' comes in. It has all the oldies in the block sitting at the edge of their seats, because its new and user friendly features will give them all a run for their money.
While WhatsApp dominates the world of Android and iOS messaging alike, and has a user-base of a population of a few large countries combined, Allo might just be on its way to steal its spotlight. Although WhatsApp, with Facebook Messenger and iMessage hot on its heels offers a plethora of highly advanced features that is definitely making life easier for the smartphone user community, Allo does one better and introduces a bunch of  'smart abilities', where it can pretty much act as your personal virtual assistant, that will give it its edge.
Although WhatsApp loyalists may speak out against the new app, which is the second part to Google’s new messaging plan with Duo, and remain fiercely loyal to the Facebook-acquired app, here’s a comparison between the two bringing light to the possibility that Google Allo may soon be 'trumping' (all puns intended), WhatsApp.

The Google Assistant


The reason why this app is like having your own personal assistant is because it is one, albeit virtual of course. Although Whatsapp has unique features of sending across a location, file, picture, audio recording and so on- these are all saved files that are being shared via the app, which makes communication so much closer. However, where Allo differs is that you could be wondering about the travel time to a certain place, or the best available flights to a certain destination or discounts on hotels and all you have to do is type in @google followed your question or order. Next thing you know, it will be providing you with all the details, accompanied by a series of pictures wherever available.


In-message searches


You could be making dinner plans or raving about the hot new song to people on WhatsApp – each time you wish to share and exchange information - you have to close WhatsApp (or run it in the background, if it suits your fancy) and get to a food/music app to copy the concerned links/files to send in the chat. With Google Allo, you can just type @google and ask about prospective restaurants or the particular song in the middle of the chat and it will provide you with the links to both in the chat- so it can be viewed and shared with your contact at your discretion. So it’s saving the user the trouble of temporarily closing the chat to find the relevant data, providing it on screen for both instead.

Automatic Responses


The app can provide automatic responses to messages on behalf of the user. It does this through a software that contains machine-learning technology, which gets better at picking up the user’s most frequently used responses with increased usage of the app. For instance if someone sends you a 'How are you?', the app will offer you the automatic response of 'Good, how about you' that you can send across. It may seem impersonal at first but it builds up with greater use and is definitely convenient for those who are on the run and are too busy to type out a response.


Picture Recognition


Google has incorporated 'photo recognition' in this app, making it possible for it to recognize a received picture and suggest an automatic response. For example, if someone sends you a picture of a sunset, it will suggest 'beautiful' or 'wow' as a response, depending on your maximum usage of either, from which you can choose the more applicable one and send it across.

Picture Recognition

Selective end to end encryption (Incognito mode)


While both WhatsApp and Allo offer end to end encryption for chats, the latter allows for 'selective end to end encryption', which means that you can select the contact you want to chat with in incognito mode, through its 'Incognito Chat' option. Along with this, the chat history will disappear after you have finished the talk, depending on the expiration period you have set. In case, you have switched off your expiration period, the chats won't disappear.

Google Allo Incognito mode

Text formatting and more advanced features


Google Allo allows you to format your text and send across larger and smaller font sizes of text messages, allowing you to increase or decrease the text size by sliding the send button up and down respectively, a feature that WhatsApp does not allow. It also has a wider array of sticker-collection and even allows the user to scribble on pictures before sending it across.

Google Allo - Text formatting and more advanced features


It’s got the Google brand tagline


Of course, WhatsApp has been acquired by Facebook, but Google Allo is a pure Google creation. The intention behind not incorporating features like direct calling or video calls is to redirect users to other Google apps like Duo and Hangouts. It has the power of the sworn-by 'google search' both inside and outside a chat-box and also makes communication easier and much more secure for the user.
Although WhatsApp is the current undisputed leader of the virtual-chat communications platform, there is a possibility that Google Allo will soon take the lead. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below!



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Saturday, 2 July 2016

Google Introduced "My Activity" Page That Shows All The Things You Do Online

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Google My Activity


As we know Google always comes with something new. This time Google has introduced a page called My Activity that shows the activity you do online. Actually, it shows the activities that are collected when your browse through Google or its services. Google’s new My Activity page also shows all the search performed using various devices since it is linked to your Google account.

Google had also shared what type of information it saves which includes searches and other things you do on Google products and services, like search and Maps. It even saves your connection information that includes location, language and whether you use a browser or an app. It also keeps information regarding ads that you respond to by clicking the ad itself or purchasing something on the advertiser’s site. It also records your IP address.

Apart from all this Google also keep records of all your chrome browsing history, Websites and apps you use and the data they share with Google. Your activity on websites and in apps that use any Google service. Google said “When Web & App Activity is on and you check the box next to Include Chrome browsing history and activity from websites and apps that use Google services,”

Users can now control what’s being saved by Google, and can manage them according to their wishes. They can delete their past searches and browsing activity etc. Google said: “You’re in control of what’s saved, and you can delete your past searches and browsing activity or turn off Web & App Activity at any time.

Google My Activity
Google - My Activity


My Activity is a really a great tool for anyone with a Google account. However, the important point to be noted here is when you use all these free apps and services of Google, you are actually giving up your personal data to do it.

So, check your activity page now.

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