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9 Tech Hacks that can be Learned in 10 Minutes

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1. Searching Meaning

Are you tired of searching meaning of unknown words while you are reading anything in web? and you have to every time google that word on your browser.

Then try this, Just add Google Dictionary add-on to your Chrome Browser and its Done.

For searching meaning: You just need to double click on the word and it will show meaning at top of the word as like the below screenshot.


Google Dictionary Screenshot with Example

2. Download Youtube Videos

You wanna download youtube video in just a hit enter that will give you direct download link. For that you just have to replace ‘https://www.‘ with ss and press enter, it will redirect to a page to download the video.

For example: Open any video in youtube which you would like to download, and remove ‘https://www. in URL. Lets say I want to download the video which have this link of youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtslNVG-DZs  ,Now what I need to do just remove the https://www. from the URL and replace with ss that would looks like ssyoutube.com/watch?v=EtslNVG-DZs and hit enter. Amazing, its done!

3. Edit Texts in Images like PRO

Project Naptha is a Browser extension that allows you to

  • Select
  • Copy
  • Modify
  • Translate

This just one chrome extension will help you to easily select, copy, modify and translate the text which is shackled to images, found in comics, document scans, photographs, posters, charts, diagrams, screenshots and memes.

4. Whatsapp Text Formatting

Again Easy but effective and very useful tips for the Whatsapp User’s

You can now write bold, italic and strikethrough text in WhatsApp. Really true! Here its goes.

For bold: enclose your text in * as: *HI* gives you result : HI

For Italics: enclose in _ as _hi_ = hi

For Strikethrough: enclose in ~ as : ~NO~ = NO

5. IP camera HD

Smartphones are also a deluxe IP camera.
Fast Wi-Fi, IP57, 5MPx, 3G messaging, Autofocus, Zoom, easy configuration, GPS, led lights, storage on device or cloud, backup battery, microphone, speaker ; these features you can find on very expensive surveillance are default or better on smartphones, and even a low end smartphone with a broken screen can do it.

Install an app searching for “IP Camera” on your app store.
We don’t have any specific recommendation, as they change frequently, pick and try what you feel the best.
Don’t be afraid to tip the developer by paying the “pro” version or donating.
A phone can stay online all day, and then provide a timelapse or a motion alarm.
It can phone directly you or the police.
Play loud sound to scare intruders, or you can even tap in the speaker and speak yourself.

6. Find the Secret .gov Files.

For this, you’ll need to use Google search operators. Just paste into the Google line the following: site:.gov “top secret”
and you will find thousands of pages in Google.

7 . Fast annotated cropped screenshots For Linux OS

On Linux, with compiz window system:

Enable Annotate, now you can draw directly on the screen
Make a keyboard shortcut to make screenshot of an area.
Now you can highlight, draw text, select the area, make a screenshot and share/save it within seconds, without opening anything.

8. Watch movies online for free.

For watching any movie online, you can use the following method:

  • Google the movies name. For example: “Fast and Furious 7
  • Scroll down to the pagination
  • open the page 10, than 20th, than 30th, until you’ll see this message: In response to multiple complaints we received under the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we have removed 3 results from this page. If you wish, you may read the DMCA complaints that caused the removals at Lumen:   Complaint,   Complaint,  Complaint.”
  • Click on any “Complaint” link
  • Find the name of movie, For example: Ctrl+F “fast furious”
  • Find the line “Allegedly Infringing URLs” and choose any website that published the movie online

9. Fast Skeeping Youtube Videos

Want to skip video on Youtube while watching it, You can directly skip video without using mouse or keyboard’s arrow keys. Then how could we do this? You have to just press any of the number keys (not from the num-pad, but from the top row of below the function keys) from 0 to 9 skip the part of video.

For example: If you press ‘3’, you’ll skip 30% into the videos or if you press ‘0’ (Zero), you’ll get to the beginning of video.

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