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CallingAllGeeks

August 2011

Antirun: Protect your PC from Virus Infected Removable Media Devices

Most of the times it is the USB and flash drives that are the main carriers of viruses in PCs, we normally plug them in our PCs without first scanning them for malicious programs and viruses. But today I will be reviewing an application that will very much solve this problem of virus influx via USB Devices. Here is a brief run down of the application. What is Antirun? Antirun [...]

Jailbreak iOS 5 beta 6 and iOS 4.3.5 with Redsn0w [Tethered]

Apple released the latest beta of iOS 5 and iOS 4.3.5 recently. Both of them turned out to be jailbreak friendly, but the procedure involved pointing Redsn0w to the last firmware to get the jailbreak done. iOS 5 beta 6 can be jailbroken using the same method, however, it's a tethered jailbreak. The same goes with iOS 4.3.5, point to the iOS 4.3.4 ipsw and get your device jailbroken. Luckily, [...]

How-to Make Your Android Phone look like WP7

So you're a big fan of the new Metro UI of Windows Phone 7 and you desperately want it on your Android device. Of course you'd be tempted to try the Metro UI, because it's exceptionally beautiful and simplistic to use, but you can only enjoy it on a WP7 phone. However, it's not impossible to get the similar look of WP7 on your loyal Android phone with the help of some [...]

URL Droplet: Upload Files Directly to Dropbox from Web

Dropbox has revolutionized the way we save our files. Before Dropbox, majority of people used to carry USBs and external hard disks to save files, especially if they work on multiple computers. But now, all the files can be synced directly to your Dropbox, so that you can access them from any computer you use. But there are times when you are using a computer and you don’t have permissions [...]

Samsung Galaxy S II will Meet Uncle Sam Very Soon

People in the United States have waited really long for this day, the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S II. The Android powered super smart-phone was never announced in the United States, but was available in it's home country Korea and few other place including India. However, the phone never met with Uncle Sam and all the countrymen and women were sad. You don't have to be anymore, as Samsung [...]

Motorola Announces Pro+: Specifications and Features

Yet another + from Google Motorola. Don't you think Google is just stretching the Google+ too long. After Google bought Motorola Mobility, two phones were announced  - Motorola Defy+ and now Motorola Pro+. But that doesn't matter really because the specifications and features of the phones are still as great as they ever were. Motorola always announces cool and nice phone and it's no exception this time. This is yet another [...]

Samsung Announces 3 New Phones in Wave Series

Another announcement of multiple phones from Samsung. Very recently, they announced four phones in their Galaxy series to suit their new name-scheme and now they have announced three new phones in the Wave series. The phones are - Samsung S8600 Wave 3, Samsung Wave M S7250 and Samsung Wave Y S5380. This trio was announced yesterday and I am sure it would be a successful trio when all of them [...]

VoiceKeys Brings Speech-to-Text to iOS devices [Cydia]

Voice Recognition is a feature that hasn't been perfected yet, but every smartphone manufacturer is trying to improve it every day. Google's voice recognition is pretty wonderful and quite accurate if you're not a heavy breather and speak fluent English. Recently, there was this Apple Patent that was all about the text-to-speech and speech-to-text capabilities and Voice related developments for iOS and iOS devices. There isn't any real such feature [...]

4 Ways How iPad can Help Students Perform Better in Schools

It is by no doubt a fact that consumer electronics and gadgets like PCs and Tablet devices have also revolutionized the education systems in Schools, colleges and universities. Now students don’t have to carry bundle of books with them, rather a single gadget is good enough to carry all of their course and stuff. In the recent times we have seen that Apple’s highly popular tablet iPad has increasingly become [...]

Say Cheese to Click Pictures with This Camera App [Android]

Recently we reviewed a one of a kind camera app for iOS devices known as ShutterVox, which clicked photos when you shouted Cheese, Snap etc. If you were sad that you couldn't do the same with your Android device you would be wrong. A new camera app is now available for Android phones that does the same things. However, the Android version adds some extra features too, such as a Stealth [...]