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MTE Explains: How Credit Card Numbers Work

MTE Explains: How Credit Card Numbers Work

If you own a credit card, you will know that it contains a string of 16 digits where you have to key in while making an online purchase. While these numbers look random, they do follow a pattern and it is pretty simple to generate a series of valid credit card numbers.

Floating Touch: Get iOS Assistive Touch For Android

Floating Touch: Get iOS Assistive Touch For Android

iOS comes with a Assistive Touch feature that you can use to access various sections of the phone/tablet. To get Assistive Touch for Android, you can use Floating Touch which brings a similar solution for Android phone, but with more customization options.

How to Setup a Web Server in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

How to Setup a Web Server in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

In this tutorial, we will show you how to activate the web server in Mountain Lion, as well as setting up PHP, MySQL and PhpMyAdmin. At the end of this tutorial, you will have a MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL, Php) server running on your Mac.

How to Get VLC to Download Subtitles Automatically

How to Get VLC to Download Subtitles Automatically

VLC is a great media player that can play almost any media format. It also comes with a subtitle feature where you can load the subtitle file for the video file. The thing it doesn’t do is to find and download the subtitle automatically. Wouldn’t it be perfect if VLC can download the subtitle automatically?

HotShots: A Lightweight and Useful Screen Capture Tool For Linux

HotShots: A Lightweight and Useful Screen Capture Tool For Linux

The default screen capture tool in Linux (particularly Ubuntu) is really minimal. If you are someone who need to take screen capture on a regular basis, I am sure you will appreciate the many features built into HotShots. It is really a lightweight and useful screen capture tool for Linux.