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Boost Your PC Speed by Using SSD

In short you can explain an SSD (Solid State Drive) as modern HDD (Hard Disk Drive). What's the difference then? Maybe the functions are almost same but there are some big differences between the two. Go through the post to clear the concept . . .

What's an SSD A solid state drive or SSD is a storage device that uses non volatile flash memory along with necessary controller and chipset to store the data. It's somewhat like RAM, but unlike RAM it can store data for a long period of time. 
An SSD drive is considered to be more durable and stable in that sense - There is no moving parts i.e. platters, spindle, R/W head etc. which are available in traditional HDD.  

Advantages of SSD over HDD If you use SSD as your primary boot device instead of HDD then you may get the following advantages -  Faster performanceLower power consumptionBetter vibration resistanceLower heat No noiseIn short we can say, SSD is more durable and stable than traditional HDD. 

After installing SSD, you will…

Working with Photoshop Pattern Maker

Pattern maker is really a smart tool to create pattern from an image or drawing. In this post, I'm gonna tell you about Photoshop Pattern Maker. After completing this lesson, you will be able to create beautiful and eye-catching patterns from simple drawing or image!



Creating Patterns from Image

You can create pattern from any image. I'm gonna show you an illustration - 





I will use the above image to create a pattern. I'm gonna open this image through Photoshop CS6. 


Filter > Pattern Maker . . .






Now look at the image below - 





As soon as you choose Pattern Maker, you will get this window. Look at the area I've selected as my pattern area. 

You can choose any area to create a pattern. 


Select your area > Hit on the Generate button > You will get a patter > Hit Generate again to create a different pattern > You will be able to create 20 different patterns.


You can also change the values of the options as marked by a rectangle in the image above. Changing the default…

Add your Signature to Gmail Messages

Many of you might be familiar with the Auto Signature feature of Gmail. But you need to add this manually and it requires to be turned on by the user himself. Let's see how to add this . . . 


About Gmail Signature
When we write a letter to someone, we normally sign at the end of that letter. In case of email messages, signing is not that important. 

But in case of official email messages, we usually mention our name, designation and organization. 

But you don't need to do this manually every time. If you type few words (what may be included as signature) in the signature option and enable it, Gmail will do the rest automatically.




Add your Signature

Sign in to your Gmail ID.Hit on the Settings Gear from the top right corner and choose Settings.Now make sure you're in the General tab.There are lots of options under General. Scroll down and find the option - Signature.By default, No Signature option might be selected. You've to select the next radio button to enable it.Now type…

Hide Spelling & Grammar Errors in MS Word

When we type something wrong (typo) in MS Word, either in terms of grammar or spelling, the Spelling & Grammar Checker automatically detects the errors. And then we see a red underline for spelling error and blue underline for grammar error. And that's pretty useful and essential for preparing a correct document.

But sometimes, this automatic error detection marks may cause your headache. Maybe you're preparing something which is correct but not supported by traditional spelling and grammar rules. In that time, those error marks (red and blue underlines) look odd. Let's hide them! 

Applies to: Office 2007Office 2010Office 2013Office 2016
Hide Spelling & Grammar Errors . . . Open up an MS Word document from your PC.Hit on the File button from upper left corner & select Options.Now choose Proofing option from the left pane.Scroll down to the bottom and find the Exceptions for section.If you wanna hide the errors for all new documents in the future then choose, All New…