Category Archives: Hardware

How to factory reset your iPhone to erase all data and return to factory settings

If you’re planning parting company with your iPhone, for whatever reason, you’ll want to erase all the data on it and reset to factory settings. Luckily, the iPhone allows you to this very easily. Read on… Tutorial on factory resetting your iPhone to erase all data and return to its factory settings (otherwise known as […]

How to format your HTC Desire HD

The following steps show you how to hard reset or factory reset your HTC Desire HD This is pretty self explanatory. Remember that this will wipe the phone so make sure that you have backed up everything you want to keep first! Here goes: Turn off your phone. With the phone turned off, press and […]

How to format your Nokia 5800 mobile phone

When it’s time to upgrade to a new phone it’s important to delete the information on your old one to help keep your private information such as email addresses and contacts safe To format your phone and delete all the information in the memory there are two options. The first should work for most recent […]

How to view and disable HTC start-up processes

When you boot your HTC phone with Andriod operating system, it’s a fair bet that you’ll have a whole load of applications starting that you don’t need or want to run. There is, however, a very simple and quick application that allows you to disable start-up processes very easily. Simply download ‘Startup Auditor’ and install. […]

Take another look at the Amazon Kindle

If you’re anything like me you’ve probably always dismissed the idea of the Amazon Kindle before looking into it in any real detail. I have, however, looked into it in a bit more detail recently and am very impressed by the spec! The following might just sway you too: It’s got a high-contrast super-bright screen […]

HTC Desire HD crashing when making calls

If you’re one of the lucky ones with a new HTC Desire HD phone you may have noticed there is a rather annoying bug related to the proximity sensor. Basically, you make a call and the screen immediately turns off and becomes unresponsive It seems like the phone has crashed but it continues to stay […]

Setting up a computer from new

Buying a new computer isn’t a simple as they’d have you believe. Here are the steps I took to get the most recent laptop I bought ready to use