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Google Search Tips and Tricks

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Google search tips and tricks.When we say about Internet the first name come to our mind is the name Google. Last year there were trillions of searches are made by peoples around the world. There are some ways for making your Google searches more fun and effective. Here are some tips for your Google search.


         By using this you can easily find the definition of a word.

word * word

            For finding the combination of words.

                                                                   With *
Without *


            If you want to search only within a site.

File type:

            Easily get the results of the file types we wants like PDF,PPT,DOC etc.

Add Plus Sign

         Shows result of exact word you search. I.e. no plurals are in search results. For example if we search for feeling it shows result only the word related to feeling instead of word feelings.


         Shows only pages that have the title you search.

“Set of words”

       To find the words in exact order you search.


       You can find the movies that run in theatres nearby you entering the city's name or zip code.

 Set a timer

       Yes you can set a timer in Google. If you want to take break while browsing, you can set timer in Google and when the time runs out Google will beep.

Flip Google

        Flip or spin the Google page by searching “do a barrel roll".

Tilt Google

       Tilt the Google page by searching tilt or askew.

Zerg Rush

         Search for zerg rush and shows page that are eaten by O’s

Sort the results by Author

         You can search only for the popular books by an author or search for songs only by an artist.

 Two type of results

         Simultaneously get two results by making a single search.

Search with *

      If you forget a song and knows only some part of it, search with the asterisks *, the Google will complete the search by adding missing words to it.


       By adding hyphen to the search you can exclude a word from search or its more useful when you want to search a word with several meanings.

With Hyphen
Without Hyphen


         Find all the pages that contain your searched url.

Ip address

         Search for ip address,shows your public IP address.


          By adding vs to the search you get the compared results in a table format.


        To get the cached copy of a website those are online or not. For example type "cache: site name" without quotes on the browser url field or search bar of browser.

See all Google Doodles

      Without entering any search and hit I am feeling lucky, you can see all the doodles that created by Google for special days.


        Shows only result that related to your search.

                                                         More you know pls share via comments.  

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Top 5 Video Editing Apps for Android

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Best video editing apps for android in 2015. Visuals convey more concepts than sounds. Also adding some flavors to videos like Fx, Themes etc... make it tasty (visual treats) to your viewers. I am not discussing any professional stuff here and no need to have any previous experience in video editing. If you are a creative or non-creative person doesn't matters here. You can edit videos, create photo videos using your pics and give it as birthday videos to your loved ones and more with minimal efforts by help of these editing apps for your smartphones. Thanks for coming such apps to android that we no longer depends on PC for all our video editing works. Here are some of the top video editing apps for android.

Viva Video (Free/Paid)

Explore your creativity with no boundaries via Viva. It’s a very powerful video editing app for android, packs with lot of editing features like trim videos, add special effects (Thunder, Lightening etc..) and music in background etc... with ease. Simple user interface makes you to edit your favorite videos like professional. 


  • Trim and rotate your videos. 
  • You can fine tune your videos before editing. 
  • Add your own voice and music as background to the videos. 
  • Merge your clips with stylish templates and add text to it. 
  • Create picture in picture videos with animated funny stickers. 
  • Preview and download lot of themes, video effects and styles. 
  • Make photo videos with your pics. 
  • Set different effects to your clip through time frames. 
  • Beauty filters for polishing your Selfies. 
  • Share your creativity with whatsapp, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram etc....

Interesting fact is that you can download and use lot of editing features even in its free version of this app. But a limit is you can edit videos only up to 5 min length and watermark is their while editing via free version. If you like this app goes for Pro and lifts these limits. 

Video Show (Free/Paid)

Create awesome video using photos and videos with minimal efforts. It’s handy and you can use all its editing features for free with no watermark in output videos. App has a lot of features to customize your clips without having any knowledge in video editing.


  • You can directly add music from your phone or preloaded music from the app to set as background music to your videos. 
  • Add funny stickers and effects to your videos. 
  • Create your videos with transition and filters. 
  • Rotate individual photos while creating photo movies. 
  • Trim and convert your clips to mp3. 
  • Set duration of the background music. 
  • Select time duration for making photo videos.

You can't add more than one sticker in a single time frame and free version is supported with non-intrusive ads (Buy Pro for removing ads). Compared to Viva app effects, themes are less and saving videos to your mobile is little tricky. If video doesn't save to your phone after the editing, select file explorer (eg: ES File Explorer) app to save video to your phone by selecting folders to save when sharing of videos.

VidTrim (Free/Paid)

App let you to quickly shorten a bit of video to trim unwanted bits to get it to a particular length. Features are not limited to trimming as well as converting them to mp3, organize them and more.


  • Features You can create new clips and keep the original. 
  • Re-size, compress and convert videos (eg: .mov) to MP4. 
  • Merge videos files and save images from videos. 
  • Add music sound tracks and apply cool effects like Blur, Sharpen, Vignette etc... to your videos using transcode. 
  • Share edited clips via YouTube. Instagram etc.... 
  • Convert your video clips to mp3 files.
Free version of the app comes with ads and not supports for 1080p video effects re-size and watermark while applying effects to your clips. You can drop all these limitations in its premium version.

Reverse Movie FX (Free/In-App Purchase)

Reverse your life's memorable moments with Reverse Movie Fx. You can use this app for simply convert your favorite video to playback them in reverse order. Make fun with reversing videos like reverse your dancing steps, do some magic like make real papers from its torned pieces etc... App is only support for trim video and makes it play in reverse.


  • You can play backward a particular part of video using trim option. 
  • Add music to the converting video. 
  • Merge both reverse and original or original and reverse videos in order. 
  • Option for converting to play clips in only reverses. 
  • Share your videos with Facebook, Instagram etc...
Conversion may become slow if you go for higher resolution and free version comes with ads. Also you can instantly reverse video that you captured via your phone's built-in camera or select videos from gallery to playback in reverse.

Video Trimmer (Free/Paid)

Trim your videos and ultimately compress them to more than 80% of the original size without compromising any quality in video playback. Also without selecting trim option you can pick videos from gallery and converting or compress them to save your phones space.


  • Trim your videos by setting start and end points. 
  • Convert your videos with resolution ranging from 320p720p. 
  • You can set the video quality from high to low. 
  • Set custom quality to your clips.

Also the app helps you to reduce your higher resolution video to a lower resolution without dropping any video quality and produce them in small file size.

Want to make live wallpapers from your favorite videos without knowing any programming codes then this app will definitely works for you. Make fun with creating personalized video wallpaper from your captured videos via mobile or select videos from your gallery to set it as live wallpaper to your phone. Also you can select a particular part of a clip and make it as live wallpaper.


  • Mute audio in live wallpaper. 
  • Crop videos to keep them in an aspect ratio. 
  • Play with audio in live wallpapers.
But cropping and setting audio in live wallpapers supports only in Premium version. Not all features of generic live wallpapers like response to your touches, motions etc... are not expected while creating video wallpapers using this app. Usually free version is supported with ads.


Are you making fun with any other video editing apps for android that I don't missed here?... Then feel free to add it here as comments.

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Best Scanner Apps for Android

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Best PDF Scanner Apps for Android

Best Document scanner apps for android. What you have to do if you want to scan a document or a PDF for mailing it urgently when a conditional scanner is not within reach. In such situations with the help of these scanner apps turn your phones built-in camera to scan documents and convert it as PDF or photos. These apps let you to capture your docs as images with your camera and digitize it in your mobile. Later you can save it as PDF after editing and share your scanned files via Email, Cloud Storage Service etc... Before scanning your sensitive documents with these apps try to read out their privacy towards handling your scanned documents. Here are some of the top scanner apps out there.

Droid Scan (Free/Paid)

You get full control over Brightness, Contrast and color settings while scanning with this app. Droid Scan captures and quickly process your scanned documents later you can save it as evernote. Also easy formatting and re-formatting in app helps to make your paperless work looks better.


  • Auto perspective adjustment and enhancement. 
  • Quickly crop documents and turn receipts into Evernote. 
  • Supports Architectural and Engineering papers size. 
  • Save your scanned documents into multiple resolutions. 
  • Combine page scans and save it as PDF. 
  • Turn your small receipts into a full page PDF file.
Automatic recognition of documents like A4 size papers, Business Card etc… Also supports for sharing files with cloud storage services like Drop Box, BOX…

Document Scanner (Free/Paid)

App works flawlessly and gives you a better scanning experience for keeping tracks of receipts and submits with expenses. Integration with Drop box makes for really good document archival solution.


  • Enhance black or white documents as clear and sharp. Fine tune your captured images with advanced camera image adjuster. 
  • Rotate, Crop, Upload and Edit existing images. 
  • Options for compression and re-size pages. 
  • Insert Images to the scanned docs from the gallery.
Also the features limited in its trial version. For getting better experience with the app you have to go for Pro.

A friendly scanner app which has no selfishness for converting scanned images into PDFs. App has nice user interface and allows you to manipulate documents to your needs. Also it’s very simple to compile multiple pages.


  • Scan your documents and select multiple images at a time. 
  • Protect your scanned files with PIN. 
  • You can change the colors of your pages and crop, rotate before add to docs. 
  • Supports Cloud storage service like Google docs, Drop box etc...
You can sync your scanned documents with the app by taking an account in and later you can reach the file from elsewhere. As the apps comes in free version so give it try if you like to enjoy the basic features of a scanner app.

Simply Scan (Free/Paid)

App provides great functionality and user interface for scanning letters, receipts and documents. Also Simply Scan lets you to convert previously captured images to PDF files


  • Export your scanned files in multiple formats like PDF, Photo and ZIP file. 
  • Image effects give your files a replica look like physical scanner files. 
  • Supports cloud storage services and multiple PDF settings.
You can create multiple documents and change your pdf quality or size in PRO. Also there are watermarks in scanned documents if you are in trial version of the app.

Good looking Interface with great performance and amazing instant effects. You can organize everything, starting business card to shopping receipts. Also it annotates the PDF within the app.


  • Better OCR and full control over scanning resolution with enhancement. 
  • Protect your confidential files with password. 
  • You can manually adjust scanned or imported images. 
  • Batch Scan mode for multi-page scanning. 
  • Auto detection of edges and option for re-sizing images. 
  • Synchronize your scanned files to Google Drive and Drop box

Add notes and annotations while converting your scanned files to PDF. Also the app recognize amount from your receipts which helps to calculate expenditures. But free version only supports to scans up to 10 pages and annotation to 5 per month.

Handy Scanner (Free/Paid)

It’s very useful and a handy app which gives very clear scan of your docs. Also you can rid stacks of business cards and probably even receipts. App provides high quality scanned files with high performance.


  • Good page border Recognition. 
  • Automatic documents bound detection. 
  • Filters for enhance the readability of your scanned files. 
  • Take several shots in a row. 
  • Make multi-page documents.
For getting better result you have to make your camera focused. Also you only get low and medium quality outputs and there were watermarks in free version of the app.

Mobile DOC Scanner 3 (Free/Paid) 

Mobile Doc automatically detects boundaries, correct distortion and adjusts the brightness to create readable documents with high speed.


  • Auto detection of edges and perspective correction. 
  • Convert your scanned files into PDF and zip it. 
  • Enhance your files with good quality. 
  • Supports cloud storage services like Google Drive, Drop box.
But the free version comes with AD support and scans only 4 pages in batch mode. Also your scanned files get watermarks in its trial version.

Tiny Scan (Free/Paid)

So easy and convenient to use for sending paper works. Tiny Scan is smart, quick, comfort and simple user interface for generating high quality results from existing photos or a new one.


  • Supports phone and tablets for scanning documents, photos, receipts etc... Set pass code to your documents. 
  • You can set page size for PDF. 
  • Scan your files in colors, grey scale or black and white. 
  • Auto focus with 5 levels of contrast for crisp monochrome texts.
For squeezing their full features out you have to go for Pro. Otherwise scans limited to 3-4 pages and you can't enjoy other existing features.

Quick PDF Scanner (Free/In-App Purchase)

Excellent app to have great for all things in scanning. Quick PDF gives clear image and crop your scanned documents with various dimensions in several shapes and sizes.


  • Make mult-page documents with batch scanning. 
  • You get full customization over scanned files. 
  • Import BMP, GIF, PNG, WEBP and JPEG images formats for conversion. 
  • Merging your documents and delete, copy, add, move pages for conversion. 
  • Create cover page to your scanned documents for view them in thumbnails. 
  • Supports cloud storage services like Google Drive, BOX etc...

Lots of other features packed within the app to meet your needs and this can be unlock only in its Pro version.

Scan Bot - PDF Document Scanner (Free/In-App Purchase)

Scan your documents with this app to get a premium quality output. Take the best snapshots of scanned copies of your paper bills, pay slips and other stuff with better file management.


  • Automatic doc detection and nice editing features. Scan QR code like contact, phone, hot-spots etc... 
  • Enhance your scanned files with color mode. 
  • Make Multi-page documents. 
  • Supports Cloud storage services.

For text recognition you have to upgrade the app to Pro and many features are waiting in its premium version.


Genius Scan (Free/Paid)

Its one of my personal favorite app. You can scan your documents with your phone camera and save it as a PDF, JPEG with multiple pages. App will definitely give a real papar scanning experience. Additional features can unlocked in paid version. 


  • Scan documents and save it as PDF or JPEG.  
  • Smart page detection, perspective correction, Image post processing. 
  • Documents processed in phones

Its efficiently scans or capture images with you stock camera and enhance your photos to save it as PDFs. Also you can use this app to take shots of your photos and Genius scan boost it amazingly with good quality later in which you can share it with Whatsapp, Facebook etc without losing any beauty of your pics.

           Did you think that the above list is not complete? Is any other apps I forget to mention? Then feel free to drop it as comments. 

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Best Camera Apps for Android

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Best Camera Apps for Android

Best free and paid 15 photo editing apps for android in 2015. Smartphones improves its eyes resolution on every new birth they take. But the android stock camera has many limitations for enhancing the pics that you take with it. So, we have to depend on other camera apps for giving an extra beauty touches to the memorable moments of life that you caught through your smartphone's eye. Here are some of the top photography apps out there that you can use to polish your images.

Photo Suite 4 (Free/In-App Purchase)

Powerful app for editing and messing around with your pics. PhotoSuite works with layers to combine pictures and create work-of Art College.


  • Boost your images with text based graphics, filters and free drawings. 
  • Supports image compression formats like JPEG, PNG, .GS etc... 
  • Easily handles different parts of your images with filters and effects like Invert, Diffuse and Crystallize etc... 
  • Enhance your photos with fine tune crop, colors etc... 
  • Real time filters for highlight shadow pixelation, sharpen and transformations via layer or select dragging.
  • Add Cool Liquify effects to your Images and beautify your images by layer editing.

Also plug-ins are available for remotely connecting your Sony's mobile camera with Photo Suite from a distance.

An astonishing app that can instantly make almost every photo looks better than before without depending on any complex settings. Perfectly Clear also have high intelligence towards auto correction of images and gives a new lease of life to your pics.


  • Transforms and enhance your images within seconds. 
  • Auto correction includes Face Slimming, Red eye, Eye Circle, Skin Smoothing etc... 
  • Supports lollipop and give you a full resolution high speed burst HDR shots of fast-moving subjects. 
  • You can directly browse with phone gallery and pick the images that capture with your stock camera for re polishing.
Also you can get access to your Amazon cloud drive with Perfectly Clear for editing your pics and save it directly to the cloud.

Photo Studio (Free/Paid)

Loaded with varieties of editing features and an excellent app for enhancing your images color, contrast, line etc... Friendly user interface with lot of things to use and always come out in good.


  • Create free form collages. Combines multiple photos into amazing looking frames with 100s of templates in classic and art categories. 
  • Download and apply free set of beautiful digital frames like Valentines, Holiday, Christmas and summer effects. 
  • Enhancement tools and supports base transform operations. 
  • Offers new oil painting filters, Blend tool, Paint editor, lens boost etc.
More features can lock out through Pro. Also get 50 free stickers and 1000+ stickers that come in categories romance, animals, food and more.

Clone Camera (Free/In-App Purchase)

Clone yourself. Make exact copies of you in a photo and giggle with it. With this you can definitely do up some fun and original shots very easily.


  • Support high-resolution images for cloning. 
  • Comes with lot of filters. 
  • Self timers for taking photos in a row. 
  • Share with your friends and make fun with it.
But you can select only up to 4 images for making a clone of yourself within the photo.

Pics Play Photo Editor (Free/Paid)

It's a full-featured editing app for touching and re-polishing your life's memorable moments. App allows you to customize the impact of all the effects and do fine adjustments with tools like curves.


  • Wide choice of filters and effects. 
  • Built-in in Fx that are adjustable to complete control with curves. 
  • Option for comparing the original pic to the edited version. 
  • Straighten, Crop and Rotate your images. 
  • You can control opacity of filters. Supports 3 types of Blur effects - linear, radial and oval. 
  • Decorate your photos, save it to various resolutions and share in Instagram, Facebook etc.
But you can taste only the basic features of the app in its free version. For squeezing the full editing features you have to go for Pics Play Pro. Also the app is little costlier compared to other photo editing apps.

Camera 360 Ultimate (Free)

Make your pics flawless with camera 360. App provides beautiful effects, amazing picture quality and gives a wonderful paint of space and life.


  • Free cloud album and exclusive filters. 
  • Photo editing tools and free camera modes. 
  • Face recognition and thinning, Skin smoothing etc..
  • Easy sharing with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
With beautiful and elegant design, app brings you the most splendid photographic experience for you. 

Snap Camera HDR (Free/Paid)

Capture image and record video with a single click. It lets you take a picture at dark and very light area. Also app has a sleek and simple interface gives you a full freedom in photography.


  • Capture beautiful pics along with a host of secret effects and superb layout. 
  • Super easy panoramas with fast and useful editing tools. 
  • Auto torch mode for low light video recording. 
  • Supports Stable shot, Fast picture mode, Self Timer, Anti-banding etc... 
  • Photo Editor for adding Color effects, Histogram modification, Vignette etc...
Also you can use the advanced video settings to record video in resolutions that not allowed by other cameras.

InstaPlace (Free/Paid)

App that easy to use, showcase your experience and places. Instaplace let you to send e-cards from where you live or especially you are vacationing at.


  • Capture your staying place with different skins. 
  • Beautify your pictures with elegant editing features. 
  • Edit and share your pics with Instagram, Facebook, Twitter etc...
You have to Turn-on your GPS for sharing location and using this app. If you are a traveler and loves to share your staying place with some added beauty then this is the app for you

Fast Burst Camera (Free/Paid)

If you felt any shutter lag in your android stock camera then this app will definitely works for you. Fast Burst Camera pushes your smartphones shutter lag and you can take up to a 30 photos per second. But for low-end devices it was limit to 5-10 photos/second.


  • Take photos of moving things or people. Create animated GIFs, Collages and add filters, frames etc... 
  • Capture the best shots of your favorite sports. 
  • Supports flash, zoom and focus.
Sometimes flash may not support in some devices and chances of dropping image resolution due to high shuttering speed.

Color Splash Effect (Free/Paid)

Best app for coloring an image and powerful effects that can dramatic but simple to produce stunning results. Splash your shots with elegant designed editing tools.


  • Great zoom panel for taking extra accuracy in the edit. 
  • Photo Editor Tools supports editing of full resolution images. 
  • Add frames, borders and special overly light effects. 
  • Draw, add text and vignette filters to the photos.
Pro gives you more option, effects of course to great prices and explore their endless editing possibilities. 

A Better Camera (Free/In-App Purchase)

Take your shots with professional quality. App helps to produce you crisp and high detailed pictures with simple instructions.


  • Supports panoramic up to 360° to 100 MPix. 
  • Night mode and video recording plus time-lapse. 
  • Capture images in detailed even at low-light conditions. 
  • Take panoramic photos any scenery. 
Key feature of the app was the Burst and Expo-bracketing which is used by professional cameras to make captured images livelier.

HDR Fx Photo Editor (Free/In-App Purchase)

If you just want to play around with colur effects and be different then pick this app. Also give HDR touches to your pics with their simple user interface.


  • Re-size full resolution photos. 
  • Supports Bokeh and HDR effects. 
  • Make photos dramatic with lectures and vignette filters. 
  • Sharpen and Blur tools for your Images.
With HDR Fx you can apply curve adjustments to your photos.

Vignette (Free/Paid)

Easily creates photos with great customization of filters and frames. Also slick and quick interface gives great results if you experiment for a while.


  • Very good and useable features are available. 
  • Supports Time lapse and Self-timer. 
  • Touch to focus with steady-shot modes. 
  • Packed with a bundle of cool camera styles. 
  • Stamp date and time to pictures with adjustable size, color and formatYou can capture photos at full resolution with effects.
Also remote shutter are there for Bluetooth, Wired headsets or Sony Ericsson Live View. But the app provides support in English.

Real Bokeh (Paid)

Great *bokeh with an option to choose several designs along with an array of colors. Also you can draw beautiful bokeh and light effects to your photos.

*Bokeh: Way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light.


  • You can choose the color and size of the bokeh. 
  • Vary the opacity of overlays and leaks. 
  • Save images at full resolution with beautiful bokeh shapes and light leak effects. 
  • Draw multiple bokehs with a finger touch.
But the problem is that the app available only in paid version. So, we can't go for a trial before purchasing the app.

Handy Photo (Paid)

Transforms dull dreary photos into something very special with a little work. Handy Photo allows you to quickly dial in Sharpening, Shadow, Contrast and Tint. You can't simply adjust these correctly without a 1:1 view of the image but this app provides that.


  • Remove unwanted things (even smaller objects) completely from a photo. 
  • Selective editing and Edge detection. 
  • Move Me option for better objects extraction and moving. 
  • Apply awesome textures like Abstract, Clouds, Cloth etc...
Also the app allows straightening crooked horizon lines in photos without sacrificing their original size and more.

Above discussed are some of the best camera apps that does not allows your stock camera to steal the beauty of the captured shots from your life's most memorable moments. Is any other apps that you would like to add with above friends?... Then drop it here as comments.

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