Start and resume torrent downloads across dual boot systems (Windows / Linux)

I have divided my time almost equally between Windows and Linux (Ubuntu, specifically) the last few months, for coding and development purposes. Sharing data between the two OSes is something that was a priority for me, as I did not want to maintain separate copies of all my files and documents. My torrent downloads are […]

Fix AOSP/ CM9 / CM10 signal issues on Galaxy Nexus / Nexus S / Galaxy S

Cyanogenmod is the most popular aftermarket firmware for Android phones. Stock ROMs are the default firmware on devices, which usually have a skin and lots of modifications to the AOSP Android by manufacturers. Cyanogenmod removes all that manufacturer bloat and brings pure Android (which is on Nexus devices only by default) to many devices. The […]

Whatsapp alternative Messaging app Hike launches rewards

Messaging app Hike has launched a useful feature called Rewards. It provides talktime in return for inviting your friends on Hike. Hike is available on all major platforms – iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Symbian and Blackberry. Do not worry, this is not one of those “Visit this link for free talktime” scams you often find […]

Clean up Ubuntu to increase free hard drive space

After a 2 year hiatus, I started using Ubuntu recently. Of course, being on a laptop means that disk space was limited, so I started with a 25 GB partition. Soon after installing Ubuntu, I regretted that decision, because after the base install+apps+work and media files, I had a serious space crunch. Resizing the partition […]