Searching by image

Searching by image

No doubt you’ve used Google Image Search: You go to images.google.com and type in a search phrase, such as “Tiananmen Square” and Google serves up matching images. But did you know you can do the reverse: feed an image to Google Image Search and it...
Solving the Password Dilemma

Solving the Password Dilemma

How crackable are your passwords? Do you, like hundreds of thousands of others, use ‘password’ or ‘12345678’ as your password? Or do you cunningly resort to using your daughter’s—or mother’s, sister’s, brother’s, father’s, partner’s, pet’s, favorite sports...
Sync, share, backup with Dropbox

Sync, share, backup with Dropbox

Sliced bread…the zipper…Velcro…the mouse wheel. Seemingly simple innovations which make life oh so much easier. Here’s another for that list: Dropbox. Dropbox takes all the pain—and most of the brain—out of sharing files. It lets you synchronize files across all your...
How to make hidden iPhone apps visible

How to make hidden iPhone apps visible

The iPhone and the iPad can house a fair number of apps across their multiple home screens. Given that you can create 11 pages of apps on the iPhone with each screen capable of displaying 16 apps,  you can showcase 176 individual apps in full iconic glory. Or, if you...