Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Google Drive unable to connect error caused by e-Rewards Notify application

If you are a e-Rewards member, you may have received an email at some point inviting you to install e-Rewards Notify desktop application. If you ever wonder it is OK to install it, then the short answer is “No, don’t install it”. The invitation email describes e-Rewards Notify as a desktop application which delivers survey invitations straight to your desktop, but if you read the detailed information about the application on e-Rewards web site, you […]

Why I ditched my Kindle Fire HDX tablet

Since I gave away my Google Nexus 10 to my son, I have been shopping around to get a new tablet for myself. Then during Valentine’s day, Amazon had a really attractive deal on Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (64 GB WiFi version), which price was marked down to $299 from the original $479. I never had Kindle Fire product before and the price was too good to pass, so I purchased one before the one-day […]

12 Amazon features that will make you love Amazon more

I came across an article on Business Insider titled “12 Amazon features you probably didn’t know existed“. Indeed, after reading the article, I realize that I didn’t know about half of the listed features, though I have been using Amazon Prime for quite some time. These newly “discovered” Amazon features just make me love Amazon more. How about you?

[Deal] Packtpub gives away free ebooks every day

Want to develop new IT and programming skills but short on budget? Packtpub comes to the rescue! Starting today until March 5th, 2015, Packtpub will give away one free eBook every day, that is 18 free eBooks in total. Each free eBook only be available for 24 hours, so hurry up and don’t miss any of the essential free eBooks. You can check and claim your free eBook at Packtpub’s web site at Note: you will […]

Get free 2 GB of Google Drive bonus storage by completing Google security checkup

When it comes to the free cloud storage, Google Drive is the most generous one. You get free 15 GB of Google Drive, no referral or any other trick needed. Google Drive storage is shared by GMail and Google+ Photos, but you should know that photos smaller than 2048×2048 will not count against your storage, and Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides do not use your storage either, so if you can keep your photos within the limit […]

Bing Rewards members get 100 GB of OneDrive free storage for two years

If you are a Bing Rewards member, then you can get 100 GB of OneDrive free storage for two years, and the best part is you don’t need to use any credit to redeem this reward. Just log into your Bind Rewards account, then on the Dashboard click “100 GB free” link and then follow the instructions to claim your reward. If you are not a Bind Rewards member yet, then you can join it for […]

Microsoft Outlook for Android app not impressive

Microsoft recently released their own Outlook for Android app (version 1.0.2) which works with Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, (including Hotmail, MSN), Gmail, Yahoo Mail, and iCloud. Before this new official email app, I have been using app (it seems this app has been removed from Google Play store and is replaced by the new app aforementioned) on my HTC One to manage my email account, and honestly it is old-style email app and I […]