Thursday, January 14, 2016

Use Emoji Keyboard on MAC OS X

1. On text document, click on where the emoji will appear.

2. Press 'command' + 'control' + 'space bar' key.

3. On 'Characters' palette, click on 'Character Viewer' icon located on the top right.

4. Click on Emoji on left hand panel > Click on desire sub-category > Click on desire emoji

5. To close, click on 'x' located on top left.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Enable Chinese Pinyin Input on MAC OS X

1. Click on Apple icon > System Preferences... > Language & Region

2. Click '+' under Preferred languages:

3. Highlight '简体中文 - Chinese, Simplified' > Add

4. Choose 'Use English' on 'Would you like to use Chinese (Simplified) as your primary language?'

5. Select 'Pinyin - Simplified' > Add Input Source

6. Click Keyboard Preferences...

7. Check 'Show Input menu in menu bar'

To enable keyboard shortcut to switch between input:

8. Click Keyboard Preferences... > Shortcuts > Input Sources

9. Check 'Select the previous input source' > Double click on the current pre-defined shortcuts

10. Hold the 'Command' key + 'N' key > The shortcut key had changed to 'Command'+'N'

Monday, October 26, 2015

DiskPart on Windows 10

DiskPart - Text-mode command interpreter use to manage objects (disks, partitions, or volumes) by using scripts or direct input from a command prompt.

1. Open Command Prompt. Enter diskpart

2. To display list of disks:
DISKPART> list disk

  Disk ###  Status         Size     Free     Dyn  Gpt
  --------  -------------  -------  -------  ---  ---
  Disk 0    Online          298 GB      0 B
  Disk 1    Online         7800 MB      0 B

3. Selects the specified disk:
DISKPART> select disk 1

  Disk 1 is now the selected disk.

4. To displays partitions of specified disk:
DISKPART> list part

  Partition ###  Type              Size     Offset
  -------------  ----------------  -------  -------
  Partition 1    Primary           7799 MB    32 KB

5. To remove partition/s on specified disk:

   DiskPart succeeded in cleaning the disk.

6. To create 4GB primary partition:
DISKPART> create part primary size=4096

  DiskPart succeeded in creating the specified partition.

7. To mark current partition as active:
DISKPART> active

  DiskPart marked the current partition as active.

8. To quick format current partition as FAT file system:
DISKPART> format fs=fat quick

  100 percent completed

  DiskPart successfully formatted the volume.

9. To assigns a drive letter to current volume:
DISKPART> assign

DiskPart successfully assigned the drive letter or mount point.


Friday, October 23, 2015

Create Windows 10 Bootable USB Drive Using Media Creation Tool

1. Download 64-bit Media Creation Tool

2. Run MediaCreationToolx64.exe

3. Choose Create installation media for another PC > Next

4. Select language, architecture, and edition:
   Language: English (United States)
   Edition: Windows 10 Pro
   Architecture: 64-bit (x64)
   Click Next

5. Choose which media to use: USB flash drive. Click Next

6. Removable drives: D: (No Label). Click Next

7. Click Finish


Monday, August 17, 2015

Upgrade MI 3W Firmware (MIUI V6.6.3.0.KXDMICF)

1. Settings > About Phone > System updates > Update

2. Updating

3. Restart

4. Settings > About Phone > MIUI Version: MIUI | Stable