Category Archives: How-to

Google Updates Maps to 5.7 with User Selected Caching – slightly misses the point

Google just announced a new version of Maps for their Android (2.1+) OS. In this new version they have released a highly anticipated feature in the labs section of the app. There is now the ability to cache maps to your handset so that you can view maps where you might not have signal. This […]

Formatting Previously Partitioned SD cards with non-windows partitions in Windows

When I used to play around with my T-Mobile G1 (HTC DREAM),  the amazing hackers at XDA Developers worked around the storage limitations of the G1 by moving the apps to the SD card. However, this required you to partition your SD card. One partition was Fat32 (which windows recognizes), and the other was EXT3. […]

Wedding Invitations Address Gathering Made Easy: Google Docs!

  I am writing this blog post to help many of my friends who are getting married soon and need help gathering the addresses and other details from their guests. This was not my idea but one of my close friend’s. However, he did not share this great idea with the world, and I figured […]

Set a Rotating Picture of the Earth as Your Wallpaper in KDE / Kubuntu

I saw this neat little write-up on how to set up an automatically updating live image of the earth as your wallpaper in Ubuntu. Since I  run Kubuntu, I wanted to share how to get this done in KDE . I am running 10.04 so all screen shots and instructions are based on that. I […]