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Sunday, 14 December 2014

How To Exit The Blind Mode Of Sony Xperia Smartphones

The blind mode of Sony Xperia Smartphones is designed to aid blind users navigate through the various functions of the phone and swipe it freely and easily while been directed by a voice prompt. 

The blind mode is certainly a novel innovation by Sony Corporation to help blind phone users use the phone effortlessly just like every other able bodied individual would do.

However, the problem that many people encounter in using the phone is the problem of exiting the blind mode especially for non-blind users. This can be a very difficult process to achieve especially for people who are unfamiliar with how the Smartphone works.

This is how you can exit the blind mode of Sony Xperia once it has been activated turning on the Talkback icon on the accessibility link located in the settings menu.

Firstly, Just go to the accessibility link in the settings menu and use two fingers to scroll preferable the thumb and the index finger to scroll through the phone and get to the Talkback link. 

Secondly, Tap this link twice and a prompt is displayed indicating that it is turned on. Double click on this link and double click the OK button that is displayed and the blind mode would be exited.

You must note that when the phone is in the blind mode you must tap every icon twice for it to be active or to navigate into another link or menu. You must also use two fingers that are separated by a few centimeters apart(preferably the thumb and the middle finger) to scroll through a link, otherwise the phone will not respond.

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Remedies For Your Freezing Computer Browsers

There are times when you computer just begins to malfunction even without any visible software or hardware damage visible or known to you as the user. Computer freezing can be a frustrating experience especially when it comes at a time you really need to do something important in your system. 

There are several reasons that could lead to your computer freezing and getting heated up unnecessarily even when it is well ventilated and you are using very few windows at a time.

Some of the problems that may lead to your freezing computer are—virus infection, poor ventilation, power problems, using multiple windows at the same time, malware infection, out of date drivers and incompatible browsers.

                    How To Remedy The Freezing Of Your Computer Browser

Before you take your computer to technical personnel, it is right that you take the following steps in remedying or stopping the freezing of your browsers:-

1. Run a system recovery process---You can do this by typing in system recovery on the control panel pane and following the process prompts. This process can take several minutes and a reboot is usually required to complete the process.

2. Delete some installed software---Some software and programs that you do not use should be uninstalled to free some dick space

3. Run a hard dick defragmentation---This is done by typing in the word defragment in th control panel pane and following the system prompts. This process reduces the dick space and frees up space to improve the efficiency of your system.

4. Most importantly, change your power plan to the recommended power plan of your system manufacturer. This can boost the efficiency of your computer greatly and improve system performance

5. Install and Run an Anti virus program such as malwarebytes to clean up your system of malware, Trojan, spyware or virus. You can find several antivirus programs online.

6. Install and update your software drivers online and regularly install operating system and browser updates to the latest available version

7. When all these fail, then you can do a complete system formatting. This will reset your computer by deleting every installed program in the system. Make sure that you do a system back up before you format your computer so that you do not lose any vital document or program. Only certified technical personnel should format your system. Never do it yourself if you are not a technical professional!

Use Lightshot To Capture Your Images

Lightshot is a software that is used to capture images or take a screen shot of a particular document on your computer. It is very easy to use and does not involve any herculean tasks or special computer knowledge to use. The software has several features such as copy, save and paste that confers efficiency and ease of use a s a veritable application to capture selected areas of your document or image.

You can download lightshot from this link and it is very compatible with computer operating systems such as Windows and Mac. It supports several image formats such as png, bmp and jpg. Lightshot uses imgur server to host uploaded screen shots and you can easily uninstall this software any time you so desire.

This screen capture software is particular useful in social media networking, students, researchers and business executives who are engaged in sending data or information to colleagues , teachers, bosses or subordinates. 

Students in developing countries such as Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Brazil, Indonesia and several other countries where the educational infrastructure is still been developed can use this software to enhance their education research work and communicate with their lecturers when assignments  or project work is to be carried out.