Its very easy to change the colour combination of command prompt . Just right click on the title bar and select Properties as shown below .

Generally if you want to copy the text from command prompt to a file you will have to right click >Mark >copy >paste .

There is a simple way of achieving the same result using a command parameter .

"Ping" ia s versatile tool (command) used by System/Network Admins to find the reachability of a remote host (Computer or a Network Device)

Syntax : ping <hostname/IP address>

You can easily schedule your tweets using future tweets , Below are the easy steps .

Whenever you are online and want to calculate something quickly , you dont have to open calculator app on your computer or mobile device .

Just enter the values in google search field and you will get the result instantly .

This is a nice little time saver ! 

Google books lets you buy and read books on a web browser or an android / iOs device using Google Books App .

Whats special about this platform is that you can upload books that you did not buy from Google store or books and documents that you have created and read them on the go .

The screenshot below show the option with which you can upload books and documents .

There are plenty of shortcuts to navigate thru Windows 8 quickly and efficiently ,Here are a few shortcuts that are absolute gems while using Windows 8 .

1) What is Nexus 5 ?

A) Its a smartphone released by Google in collaboration with LG .

If you are an avid gamer you will know that most earlier games (Some even now) have something called as "God Mode" where you get the power to use all the options like full ammo (shooting games) or full fuel (racing games) .Enabling "GodMode" in windows 8 gives you links to all of the control panel and configuration settings.Here is a trick that is so simple and yet has cool effect to it .

In a unique and a totally out of the box initiative , Google has taken up the project of launching Internet beaming balloons that will hover in stratosphere and provide connectivity to the "not so reachable" areas of the world .

Taking Screen shots (Snapshot of the active screen) in Windows 7 was considered tedious wherin you had to paste it in a picture editor like MS Paint and save it to your desired location 

Knowing the below shortcuts will not only make your life easy but also will save a lot of time while working .

Quickly capture what’s on your mind and recall it easily wherever you are. Create a checklist, enter a voice note or snap a photo and annotate it. Everything you add is instantly available on all your devices – desktop and mobile.

If you are worried about your privacy while browsing using a shared computer or at the internet cafe then InPrivate browsing is a perfect way to prevent traces of your browsing history from being saved by the browser .

Windows 8 lock screen is a full-screen image that appears when you boot your PC, lock it (WINKEY + L), or resume from sleep.It also contains certain updates like Date,Time ,Unread Mail count etc.

Windows 8 lock screen is a full-screen image that appears when you boot your PC, lock it (WINKEY + L), or resume from sleep.It also contains certain updates like Date,Time ,Unread Mail count etc.

Google launched a new experiment called "100000 Stars" that gives you a closer glimpse of the stars that are near to Earth. Some are seeing it as just a way to kill time but others are of the opinion that this could pave way for a more serious study on stars and also a way to get our kids interested in astronomy.

At times you would want to hide a perticular drive (partition) in your Harddisk , in order to keep the data safe from preying eyes .

Here is a simple trick to hide the drive partition of your choice .

At times you would need to analyze a set of numbers and find values that are greater than a given value (or a threshold), There is a simple procedure for doing the same.

A Sparkline is a small chart inside the cell of a worksheet used to provide an approximate visual representation of the data .

Sparklines are an easy way to do a quick analysis when you have huge data .

It is also very useful during presentations to show a trend of the captured data.


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