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CallingAllGeeks

March 2011

How to Edit Hosts File in Mac OS X using the Terminal

Your mac has a hosts file which contains a list of IP and domain addresses. Whenever a URL is accessed on the Mac using the browser or other apps, the system first checks for entries in the hosts file and fetches the IP address if found. So one can edit Mac's hosts file to block specific domains like those sending ads or malware. It can be used to block unsafe [...]

Explanation behind Enabling GPS on iPad/iPod Touch While Tethering from iPhone

Lately, a lot of sites have been reporting about some kind of hidden GPS functionality in Wi-fi iPad which is enabled by iPhone Tethering. I would like to hereby state that this isn't a hidden iPad 2 feature but works just the same on iPod Touch or other iOS devices without GPS. Kyle Carmitchel was apparently the person who first discovered this feature on the Wi-fi only iPad 2 leaving [...]

Photoshop Express for iOS Device Improved: Multi-Tasking

Adobe has recently updated their ever useful Photoshop Express app for iOS devices adding iOS 4 multi-tasking support alongwith a full fledge Retina Display support. Alongwith these marked improvements, Adobe is also focusing its attention on a latest Camera pack that will be an in-app purchase thing. This latest Camera pack priced at $3.99 add multitude of new features including Auto review, Reduce noise and Self timer. The Self timer [...]

How to Jailbreak iOS 4.3 on iPhone with PwnageTool [Tethered] [Mac]

We previously shared a tutorial for Windows users on how to Jailbreak iOS 4.3 Final using Sn0wBreeze. This time we got instructions on how to perform the same tethered jailbreak using PwnageTool on your Mac. In case you haven’t upgraded to iOS 4.3 yet, make sure you read the previous post Should I Upgrade my iPhone to iOS 4.3? Since this is a tethered jailbreak you will have to boot [...]

Nokia C7 Features, Specifications and Price

Nokia C7 is a Symbian^3 based Smartphone and it is expecting to hit the T-Mobile in the first week of April 2011. Nokia unveiled this Smartphone in September 2010 and now it is ready to hit the retail market. It is a Smartphone having 3.4 inches large capacitive touch screen with 360 x 640 px resolution. 680 MHz ARM 11 processor makes it a high performance mobile. If we talk [...]

Unlock iPhone 4 for iOS 4.3/4.2.1 with Gevey SIM Interposer

Here is the good news atleast for the time being for all those people who own a locked iPhone 4 with iOS version 4.3/4.2.1 on 2.10.04/3.10.01 baseband. The Gevey team has announced an unofficial way of unlocking your iPhone 4. According to the team, the phone is unlocked by forcing the activation of the baseband using the emergency dialer, and this applies upto the version of 4.3. This is done [...]

Prntscr: Edit Your Images Anywhere Online

We know that Photshop is the best way of photo editing and literally it is more than a photo editor due to availability of a number of its extensions. But Photoshop or any other Windows based image editor can’t be with us every where and some time our PC is not with us. In this condition online photo editor can fulfill our most of photo editing requirements and I really [...]

Google Introduces New Chat Feature in Google Docs

Google Docs is coming up with new features very often and I am very exited to share a very useful new feature in Google Doc. Google rolled out a new advanced chat feature in Google Docs which will allow you to chat with multiple people simultaneously. You can invite people to chat just by adding thier email address like @[email protected] People can also edit the document simultaneously. You can easily resolve [...]

3 Terminal Tricks to Tweak the Dock in Mac OS X

We have been playing with the terminal in Mac OS X, an awful lot lately. This time we have got some wonderful tricks for the Dock on your Mac. Seriously, who knew simple commands could do so much, right? Some more Interesting Terminal Tweaks for Mac: How to Show Hidden Files and Folders on Mac Mac Tip: Terminal Tweaks to Change Default Screenshot Format, Location & Name Before we proceed [...]

Neat Bookmarks: Launch Bookmarks From Address Bar in Google Chrome

Bookmarklets are small snippets of code which when executed perform a certain task in the web browser. Everyday browsing gets very easy when bookmarklets are used. In order to increase the productivity provided from the bookmarklets, a Google Chrome extension which goes by the name of Neat Bookmarks is available. This plugin enables launching Google Chrome bookmarks straight from the address bar. Upon installing Neat Bookmarks, a small icon is [...]