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MouseAway: Keep Your Mouse Cursor Out Of The Way

MouseAway: Keep Your Mouse Cursor Out Of The Way

MouseAway is a small application that detects the location of your mouse pointer and keyboard cursor and move the mouse away them if they are too close. In most situation, when you use the mouse to change the keyboard cursor location, the mouse pointer always end up in the same position as the keyboard cursor […]

Upgrading to Virtualbox 2.1 In Ubuntu Intrepid

Upgrading to Virtualbox 2.1 In Ubuntu Intrepid

Virtualbox released their latest version 2.1 last week. If you have not upgraded your existing copy of Virtualbox, I would advise you to do it now. There are several new features in Virtualbox 2.1. Support for 64-bit guests on 32-bit host operating systems – If you have a 64-bit processor, you can now install/run a […]

Create and Edit Your Notes Easily With Sidenote

Create and Edit Your Notes Easily With Sidenote

[Mac only] If you dread opening up TextEdit everytime you want to make a note and are looking for a note taking app that is unobstructive, responsive and multi-functional, Sidenote is the best choice for you. Sidenote is a note application that resides on the side of your desktop. It is a drawer app that […]

How To Backup Gmail In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Backup Gmail In Ubuntu Intrepid

It is a misconception to think that all the emails in your Gmail account are safe and will be there forever. In the events that Gmail is down, or for some reasons, you were banned by Google, you won’t be able to access all your emails and all of them will be gone forever. To […]

SUMO Paint: An Online Clone Of Adobe Photoshop

SUMO Paint: An Online Clone Of Adobe Photoshop

Even though Adobe Photoshop is the standard for creating professional image, not everyone can afford or want to pay the high pay for it. If you are looking for a free online alternative to Photoshop, then SUMO Paint is the best that you can get.

How To Set Up The Analogy Screensaver As Wallpaper In Windows

How To Set Up The Analogy Screensaver As Wallpaper In Windows

There are plenty of screensavers for Windows out there, but the best that I have come across is the Analogy screensaver. Analogy is a beautifully crafted Clock that uses simple typography and visual spatial effect to present the time. It is a simple yet elegant way of presenting everyday object. This is what Jesson Yip, […]

10 Firefox Extensions For Better Tab Management

10 Firefox Extensions For Better Tab Management

The tab is easily one of the most used feature in Firefox. It gives you the convenience of browsing different sites in one single window and save you the trouble of too many windows cluttering your desktop. If you are like me, who like to open many tabs at the same time, here are 10 […]

How To Backup Your Ubuntu System With Remastersys

How To Backup Your Ubuntu System With Remastersys

After countless hours of configuring, tweaking, installing new applications onto your Ubuntu system, the last thing that you want to do is to reformat and start everything all over again. Remastersys is here to save you all this trouble. Remastersys is a simple and easy to use application that allows you to easily clone and […]

Maximize Your Terminal Usage with Terminator

Maximize Your Terminal Usage with Terminator

Terminator is a simple program that allows you to load multiple terminals and arrange them in grid. It is useful when you need to access to various terminals at the same time. Some of the feature in Terminator includes: Arrange terminals in grid multiple tabs drag and drop reordering of terminal keyboard shortcuts config file […]

TuneUp Cleans Up Your iTunes Collection

TuneUp Cleans Up Your iTunes Collection

TuneUp is an application that integrates with iTunes to fill up your music collection’s metadata, album info and album arts. If you have a huge music collection and have been lazy in maintaining them over the years, now is a good chance for you to get them clean up once and for all.