How to Bypass the “Seen” on Facebook using Firefox or Chrome

How to Bypass the “Seen” on Facebook using Firefox or Chrome

If you’re reading this, then maybe you’re one of those people who do not like Facebook’s “seen” functionality in their chat system. The “seen” feature allows users to know if their friends have read their sent message along with a read-time receipt (or timestamp). More

Proof that the iPhone 5S will have a fingerprint scanner

Proof that the iPhone 5S will have a fingerprint scanner

Now let me keep this short. There is a folder in the iOS 7 Beta 4 developer content called the BiometricsUIKit.axbundle. Now what does that mean? It simply means, the next Apple phone, the iPhone 5S as it is expected to be called, will feature a fingerprint scanner. That’s all. More

Sparkup: The Magical Book Reader For Kids

Sparkup: The Magical Book Reader For Kids

Two weeks ago, Josh (at Sparkup) reached out to me about this magical new toy called the Sparkup Book Reader. He was generous enough to ship me a review unit and I have been playing with the gadget for a couple of days. I think it is the perfect gadget for kids aged 4-9 and I wish I had something back in my day.  More

5 Cool Applications of Geofencing

5 Cool Applications of Geofencing

Your cell phone starts beeping. You just received a text message. The message says that your child has left school and gives you a link to track his or her current location. More

Reading and Writing Excel (.xls) files using Java

Reading and Writing Excel (.xls) files using Java

Java is a powerful programming language with an array of features. “Write once, run anywhere” is truly a testament to the JVM (Java Virtual Machine) which allows Java code to function cross platform. Without getting into the details, today, we are going to use Java to read and write Excel (.xls) files More

2013 MacBook Air Review

2013 MacBook Air Review

The World Wide Developers’ Conference (WWDC) is an annual event staged by Apple which allows them to speak directly to their community of developers. Without loyal developers there would be no apps, so Apple has to make them happy! More