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How to Stop Viber from Automatically starting up during boot-up on MAC

If you installed Viber for PC or MAC , and upon start-up you have the application start itself up every time you turn your computer on even if you do not require it to go that way, then you might have a problem. Here is a list of what you should do if you want to disable the auto start-up of Viber on your Mac or PC.

It is very common on an Apple computer to check the Login items via the Users & Groups preferences to make sure that Viber is not there, and when you are sure that it is not there then there is something you should check more.

Should Android Worry About CyanogenMod’s Deal With Oppo?

In barely a week of being incorporated, it appears that CyanogenMod has found a partner. It is beginning in its quest to become the third largest operating system in the world, after Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS.

Steve Kondik, founder of CyanogenMod appeared in an Oppo N1 trailer, stating that he is attending the smartphone’s launch in Beijing on September 23, 2013 and hints of “exciting news ahead”.

After becoming a company, when it secured $7 million funding from Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures, it laid out a plan to become an official operating system and not just a custom Android software developer.The free and open source software has, reportedly, been installed on about eight million Android devices.

64-bit Smartphones: What it means to the Users?

Apple boasted the new iPhone 5S with its 64-bit A7 chip operating system during their much awaited event last week. For most of the consumers, this might sound new or totally strange to them. So, what does this new number mean to the users? Does it really matter? Or is it  just a hype perpetrated by Apple to instill excitement in the consumers mindset.

In the personal computing world, the term 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the type of central processing unit, operating system, driver, software program, etc. that utilizes that particular architecture.

Note 3 Will Cement Android’s Win Over iOS With 4.3 JellyBean

Analysts expect a continuous lead of Google’s Android over Apple’s iOS, with the inclusion of 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system in Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy Note 3.  We believe, with all the information circulating, you know by now that the Note 3 is slated to be released on September 4, 2013 at IFA show in Germany.    ANDROID 4.3 was launched  together with the release of Google’s Nexus 7 on July 24, 2013. The operating system Jelly Bean has gotten sweeter with it’s delightful updates. In the words of Candy Crush, that’s yummy and divine. Here are some highlights of the new version:

  • Open GL ES 3.0 for high performance graphics enjoyed in games, photo and effects
  • New and updated keyboard including dial pad autocomplete
  • Bluetooth smart ( low energy ) support
  • Bluetooth Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.3 support
  • Background Wi Fi locations connectivity can be used for location even when turned off
  • Customized multi user ability
  • Reworked camera UI that will support various camera apps
  • Behind the scenes enhancement geared toward developers where they can showcase fully their apps
  • Added support for five more languages

Apple To Launch 2 Variants, iPhone 5S and a Budget iPhone

Apple is cooking up to launch two new iPhone variants : iPhone 5S  and the rumored low-cost iPhone, possibly named the iPhone “5C”. This rumor is slated to be announced on September 10, 2013, just 6 days after Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be unveiled or barely 1 month after the Steve Jobs movie would be released in theaters.

We reported previously that fingeprint sensor is expected to be a major selling point for new iPhone device. In addition, the iPhone 5S is said to come with an A7 quad-core chip, Near Field Communication, a 13MP rear camera, up to 128 GB of internal storage and a longer battery life.

How to Create a Bootable Windows 8 Recovery Tool

How to create USB Recovery on Windows 8

Most of the new computers with Windows 8 or any Operating System do not come with any kind of recovery disk like they used to have. This disk is very useful in the event that your computer crashes otherwise known as system meltdown.

This is not uncommon these days. Computer vendors opt to discontinue issuing system/recovery disks that were once common in order to save money. In business, the more money you save, the bigger the income you generate. That may be wise for the business side but not good for consumer’s side.

Fortunately, it is easy to make a recovery disk even in a USB drive if you are using Windows 8 which makes this less of a problem. For starters, the Operating System includes two new features, Reset and Refresh, that can help overcome the kinds of problem that would normally require recovery media.