May 31, 2016

Back in Android 5.x Lollipop, Google released a new feature called “Ambient Display”—a tweak that shows notification information on the phone or tablet’s display when you pick it up or get a notification, without actually having to turn the display on.

How to Disable Ambient Display on Android Phone

May 30, 2016

Animated GIFs are everyone’s new favorite way of expressing themselves. They’ve become the moving equivalent of the emoticon, so it can be helpful to know how to create your own.

How to Create Animated GIFs on Any Platform

You’ve just closed an Office document and accidentally clicked Don’t Save. Or maybe Word crashed or your laptop lost power before you remembered to save what you were working on. We’ve all felt that pain, but all is not necessarily lost. By default, Office applications automatically save temporary backup copies of your documents as you work and there’s a good chance you can recover them.

Recover an Unsaved Microsoft Office File

May 23, 2016

Nexus OTA updates are a bit of an enigma—they come straight from Google, but they also depend on carrier approval before they can be sent to devices on certain networks. Getting the latest OTA update meant either waiting a few weeks, or manually flashing a full factory image, which can be a bit janky. Now, however, the process is more streamlined, so you can flash the latest update with one command, no waiting necessary.

How to Manually Upgrade Your Nexus Phone with ADB Sideload

May 20, 2016

Since the Doulci has been taken off its free services from the internet which was free to bypass iCloud activation on an iPhone or iPad. Today we have come across from one of ex doulci team member who says on twitter that

And another server is

Try you luck.

Edit your windows hosts file and add the following line at the end. If you don't know how to edit the Windows hosts file then read this how to guide 


Save and close your hosts file.

Now connect your iPhone or iPad with your PC, open iTunes and wait for the magic.

Best of luck.

How to Bypass iCloud Activation on an iPhone or iPad

May 19, 2016

When you install Windows 7 on a new system, you traditionally have to go through a long process of downloading years of updates and constantly rebooting. Not anymore: Microsoft now offers a “Windows 7 SP1 Convenience Rollup” that essentially functions as Windows 7 Service Pack 2. With a single download, you can install the hundreds of updates at once.

How to Update Windows 7 All at Once with Microsoft’s Convenience Rollup

If you access the Internet using an Ethernet connection, and you have a limited data plan, use this guide to set your connection as metered on Windows 10. In this Windows 10 guide, we'll walk you through the steps to set your wired network connection as metered by modifying the registry.

How to Setup an Ethernet connection as metered on Windows 10


If during the installation of Windows 10 Mobile build 14342 your phone gets stuck at the Windows logo screen, then use these workarounds to fix the issue.

How to fix a stuck Windows logo during the Windows 10 Mobile build 14342 install

May 6, 2016

This guide will walk you through the steps to install the Active Directory on Windows Server 2016.

Installing Active Directory on Windows Server 2016

May 5, 2016

Many people use Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to mask their identity, encrypt their communications, or browse the web from a different location. All those goals can fall apart if your real information is leaking through a security hole, which is more common than you’d think. Let’s look at how to identify and patch those leaks.

How to Check If Your VPN Is Leaking Your Personal Information

May 4, 2016

In this article we will show you how to install and use new Stellar Exchange Toolkit from Stellar Data Recovery Inc.

How to use Stellar Exchange Toolkit v 7.0 for Exchange Recovery

If you’re like most Windows users, you have lots of great little utilities that run when you start Windows. While this works great for most apps, there are some that would be nice to start even before a user logs in to the PC. To do this, you’ll need to run the app as a Windows service.

How to Run Any Program as a Background Service in Windows

The beauty of technology isn’t just doing more stuff–it’s doing stuff quickly. Whether you want to call a specific contact with one tap, keep your phone unlocked when you’re at home or work, launch the camera in a flash to quickly capture the perfect moment, or search for an app while in a rush, here are some of the best shortcuts built into Android that you’re probably not using.

The Best Android Shortcuts You Should Use

Oracle Database 12.1 flashback database operations were limited to the root container, hence affected all pluggable databases (PDBs) associated with the root container. Oracle Database 12.2 now supports flashback of a pluggable database, making flashback database relevant in the multitenant architecture again.

Flashback Pluggable Database (PDB) in Oracle Database 12c Release 2

May 3, 2016

This article will guide you through the steps to refresh pdb in oracle database 12c release 2. It is possible to refresh the contents of a remotely hot cloned PDB provided it is created as a refreshable PDB and has only ever been opened in read only mode. The read-only PDB can be used for reporting purposes, or as the source for other clones, to minimise the impact on a production system when multiple up-to-date clones are required on a regular basis. 

Refresh PDB in Oracle Database 12c Release 2

customize notifications on Windows 10

In this Windows 10 guide, we'll be looking to the different ways in which you can easily customize notifications to make them less annoying, including on specific apps, such as Mail & Calendar and Microsoft Edge. Also, we even show you how to stop displaying badge notifications on taskbar buttons as well as on the Action Center button.

How to customize notifications settings on Windows 10 to make them less annoying


Recently, a customer reported that DRS was not working to load balance the cluster. Under normal circumstances, a minor imbalance is nothing to be concerned about. This is because the main objective for DRS is not to balance the load perfectly across every host. Rather, DRS monitors the resource demand and works to ensure that every VM is getting the resources entitled. When DRS determines that a better host exists for the VM, it make a recommendation to move that VM.

Load Balancing vSphere Clusters with DRS

May 2, 2016

This article will guide you through the steps to relocate a PDB by moving it between two root containers with near zero-downtime. The process is similar to performing a remote clone of a PDB.

How To Relocate a PDB in Oracle Database 12c Release 2

May 1, 2016

This article will guide you through the steps to hot cloning a remote pdb or non-cdb in oracle database 12c release 2 (12.2).

Hot Clone a Remote PDB or Non-CDB in Oracle Database 12c Release 2

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