e-Why, What & How

Your guide to Web & mobile tools, products, apps & services, & how to use ’em.

How to use all the new messages features in iOS 10

Instant messaging is a very competitive space. With the rise of WhatsApp, its acquisition by Facebook, increasing demands for security & encryption, & previous powerhouses like MSN Messenger & ICQ disappearing into obscurity, Apple’s answer is iMessage.


9 hidden features in Gmail for Android you should be using

Gmail is the go-to email service for many Android (CA/UK) users. The Gmail app is installed on almost every device — it’s fast, easy to use, & on the whole, it makes email about as painless as it’s ever going to be. But with a hidden feature here or a settings tweak there, it’s possible to get even more out of the app.


How to fix a corrupted Windows 10 installation

One of the most severe problems afflicting Windows 10 users: system corruption. Corruption manifests in a variety of ways, ranging from random blue or black screens of death to driver errors. If you’ve tried everything else, you might want to experiment with three tools that come pre-installed with Windows.


10 awesome Google Hangouts tricks you should definitely check out

Google Hangouts is doing well, in spite of its slow start & continued jostle with the likes of Skype, WhatsApp, & Facebook’s Messenger. It even has a nice Web app now. What’s more interesting is that it has several useful hidden features that promise to make chatting & video calling smoother & more fun for you. We’ll show you what you can do with them.


How to re-engage your email subscribers

For a while, many marketers feared that email marketing was dying a slow death — the way of direct post mail, which has declined since the invention of email. Social media has changed the way we use email, too. But email marketing is still incredibly useful & helps you reach email subscribers who want to purchase products or services from your organization.


5 apps to make creative Facebook cover photos & profile pictures

Since it is the biggest social network in the world, Facebook has become your point of introduction to people on the Internet. No matter what you chose for your photo privacy settings on Facebook, the profile pic and cover are visible to everyone. Naturally, your profile picture and your cover photo matter a great deal.


How to install Google Chrome extensions in Opera browser

It’s the year 2016. Google Chrome is the most popular browser now, but it’s not the best. In fact, recently, Opera is making a case for you to switch to it. There’s one small problem though: extensions. But what if you could install Chrome extensions in Opera? It’s pretty easy, so here’s a quick guide.


6 tools to tweak the Windows 10 ‘Start’ menu

When Microsoft released Windows 10 last summer, 1 of the biggest headlines was the return of the Start Menu. It was designed to meld the most-loved features of Windows 7’s Start Menu with the new live tiles of Windows 8.


Why WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption is a big deal

WhatsApp, one of the most popular alternatives to text-messaging in the world, recently announced that they would be enabling end-to-end encryption in their service (this follows their previous announcement that they’d be partnering with Open Whisper Systems to improve the security of the app). The timing of this announcement is especially notable, as the battle between Apple and the FBI over passwords and encryption is still ongoing. But what does this mean for you? Here’s what you need to know about WhatsApp encryption.