Where does the offline article content saved in Pocket Chrome App for Windows?

As most of the readers aware i was a heavy user of Pocket – A Read it Later App. I have installed the App across devices and sometimes use a script to send the links to pocket account. This weekend i was wondering how the Windows Offline Pocket Chrome App was working and i posted…

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My New Residence – Villivakkam to Annanagar

I have been residing with my family for more than 20 years in Villivakkam. This is the one of most comfortable location for lot of the amenities like sufficient water,rail or bus transport, shops, supermarkets,veg markets etc. Infact there are places/shops which is very unique and made most of the people nearby AnnaNagar, Kilpauk,Ayanavaram to…

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Search and Remove a Text from a PDF using iTextsharp

In this Post we are going to look at how we can search a specific text and visually remove them using iTextSharp library. Steps Involved : 1.Identify the Position of the Text in the PDF 2.Remove the Text by applying a White Patch in the specified location. Searching Text and getting the positions : 1.Define…

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How to fix “Unable to List Firewire Devices” error in Mac OSX

Are you trying to use any Firewire compatible device and ended up with this error “Unable to List Firewire Devices” in Mac Devices ?. Here some brief explanation which could help you to resolve this issue. About Firewire : Apple first introduced the Firewire technology (IEEE 1394) to transfer data at higher speed. And most…

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Fixing iPhone 4 Rear Camera / LED Flash Issue

This is one of the hot topic in the google related to iPhone LED and Camera issue. This seems to be very common for most of the iPhone models 4,4s,5,5s. There are lot of reasons for Camera/LED not working – Software related settings – Hardware failure – Dust and Water Damage – Third Party Apps…

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Windows 8 Product Key – Recover Lost Key and Re-use

Recently, in My Dell Laptop, Windows OS crashed and I am seeing a lot of abnormal behaviors. This includes the flowing issues 1.Takes Long time to boot and get into Login screen 2.Unable to change the Networking settings as it throws COM surrogate error. 3.Unable to Install Hypervisor even though this laptop supports this feature…

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Exploring IOS BookmarksDB – Exporting Reading List from Jailbreak iPhone

IOS Safari, maintains the Bookmarks, Reading List archives and other sync informationn in a sqlite DB. If you can able to get that Bookmarks.db file, you can explore the data which it uses. Bookmarks : select * from bookmarks where hidden_ancestor_count=0 ReadingList : select * from bookmarks where hidden_ancestor_count=1 select title,url,external_uuid from bookmarks where hidden_ancestor_count=1…

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Killing Frozen Stopping Windows Update Service

Windows Update is one of the Services running in Windows OS which enables the detection, download, and installation of updates for Windows and other programs. Recently i installed windows 8 and initiated the Windows Update. But is prompted to download Windows Self Update which is necessary before Checking for updates. It automatically tried to Stop…

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Deploying App Archive to Jailbroken iOS Device from XCode

In this post we are going to look at how to deploy an App developed in Xcode using self-signed certificate to iOS Device. There are some Apps in Cydia which can also be used to Deploy the Apps to your JB device wirelessly. But this method will be useful without those tools. Steps : Build…

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Disable unwanted daemons/services to Speedup older IOS devices

Users from Linux/Unix background are well aware of this word daemon. These are similar to the windows service. The services which you want to start can be placed in the LaunchDaemons folder. Once the system is booted the OS runs these services in the background in the order defined. These background services are one of…

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