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How to download and run Android Emulator via Command Line on Windows

How to download and run Android Emulator via Command Line on Windows

The Android SDK includes a mobile device emulator which allows us to run android virtual device on our computer. In this article, I will show you how to create and run an android virtual device on Windows using command line. We will use the latest system image for our virtual device by using Android SDK. So let's get started! Follow the steps listed below:

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How to download and install BlueStacks App Player on Windows

How to download and install BlueStacks App Player on Windows

BlueStacks App Player is a desktop gadget which lets you run android applications on your PC (Windows/Mac). It is basically an android emulator which can be run on your desktop allowing you to access and run android applications on full-screen (including games). Here, I will show you how to install BlueStacks App Player on Windows.

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Unlock hidden themes in Windows 7

Unlock hidden themes in Windows 7

If you have got bored of using the same available themes of Windows 7 again and again then here is a trick to unlock some cool themes. Do you know that Windows 7 has some themes that are hidden from us? Actually Windows has some themes that are specific to regions like United States, Australia, UK, Canada and South Africa. But these themes are not available to us and we can only use the default themes that are there in the Personalization section. However there is a way to unlock these themes and add them to your collection of default ones. Here are the steps that tell you how to do so -

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12 must use keyboard shortcuts for Windows

12 must use keyboard shortcuts for Windows

Many a times working on computers becomes a bit cumbersome when you have to use your mouse or touchpad for doing every single thing. Here’s a list of some cool keyboard shortcuts that can make your life much easier. So fiddle with the keys and enjoy!

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How to recover deleted files using Recuva?

How to recover deleted files using Recuva?

Have you removed important documents from your trash or formatted a partition without backing up your data? Don't worry, it is still possible to recover such deleted files. Recuva is a free, easy to use and powerful tool for this. 

Before we begin here are some important tips:

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  • Do not create or store new files on the hard disk or partition as it can overwrite on your deleted data!
  • Always recover data to another medium: another partition, another hard drive (internal or external), USB drive, ZIP disk, etc.
  • The sooner you make data recovery the more likely are the chances of restoring your complete data.
  • Recuva works only if you are an administrator of your program. To run the program as an administrator, right click on the program and choose Run as Administrator.

TinyWeb - Smallest web server for Windows

TinyWeb - Smallest web server for Windows

I was searching for the smallest web server for Windows which has acceptable features and can be used in production environment. Well TinyWeb by RitLabs is an incredibly small web-server for Windows with its executable file of only 67.2KB! And despite such small size, its very fast and efficient.

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Install new Ubuntu Font family on Windows

Install new Ubuntu Font family on Windows

The new Ubuntu font family is really cool and I thought why not install it on Windows and use it in Photoshop, MS Word and Chrome. The new Ubuntu font family is known as Libre font released and licensed under the Ubuntu Font Licence. Ubuntu font was released for the new Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat". 

Ubuntu font truely deserves five out of five. I have made a small photoshop image using the new Ubuntu font family. It looks neat and I think I'm going to use this new font extensively. 

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Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7

Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Corporation has finally announced nine new Windows 7 handsets. These handsets will be distributed by more than 60 leading mobile operators in around 30 countries worldwide. It is due to be launched on October 21, 2010 in select European and Asian markets. Windows Phone 7 is basically a mobile operating system which is considered Microsoft’s successor to their Windows Mobile platform. The hardware manufacturers (in association with Microsoft) are Dell, HTC, HP, LG, Samsung, Toshiba and Qualcomm, while mobile network operators include AT&T, Orange, SFR, Vodaphone and few others.

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Internet Explorer 9 - What is new?

Microsoft-Internet Explorer 9 - What's New

Microsoft Corporation is all set to launch the latest version of Internet Explorer - IE9. It is currently available in Beta version for public. IE9 has much more to offer than all the previous versions of Internet Explorer. The new web browser launched is compatible with Windows 7 or Windows Vista SP2. However Windows XP is not supported.

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How to UNINSTALL .APK files on ANDROID Windows SDK EMULATOR-

Android APK

To Uninstall a .apk file is a lot easier than installing it. Open your Android SDK emulator and follow these instruction to Uninstall the application installed on your Android emulator. Let us suppose that we have already installed a Sudoku application, as given in installation tutorial, and we want to uninstall it. It can be done in the following methods:-

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How to INSTALL .APK files on ANDROID Windows SDK EMULATOR

Android APK

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to install any given Android application in Android emulator using [dot]APK ".apkfiles.

[Update] Steps For Windows7 (API v 2.2, v2.3)

Follow the instructions with SCREENSHOTS of the Android emulator. All you need is just the Android SDK platform with JDK or JRE (software development kit, with emulator) and .apk files. There is no need to install Eclipse or Netbeans SDK, to work with APK files [wiki]. An .apk file extension denotes an Android Package (APK) file. This file format, a variant of the JAR format, is used for the distribution and installation of bundled components onto the Android mobile device platform.

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Create a Windows 7 or Windows Vista gadget

Windows 7

Windows 7 & Vista provide a set of very useful and handy desktop applications known as gadgets. You must be using them. Gadgets are lightweight HTML and script-based applications which can be used to provide some information or functionality to the user such as today's date and time. Wanna develop your own gadget for Windows 7 or Windows Vista? Lets start!

On the very basic level a gadget consists of mainly two files -

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