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How to Backup Your Gmail in Mac

How to Backup Your Gmail in Mac

We love Gmail, and we keep our faith in Google that they will do their best to keep their servers up and running at all time. But still, that doesn’t mean we should place our absolute trust in their reliability. What if one day, their servers went bonkers and all your emails are lost overnight? […]

4 Great Alternatives to Gnome Panel Menu Bar

4 Great Alternatives to Gnome Panel Menu Bar

One good thing about Linux system is that you can change almost every single aspect of the system. Dislike the dull wallpaper? Change it. Not happy with the default splash screen? Change it. Getting bored of the default panel menu (the place where you access Applications, Places and System)? You can change it as well. […]

Snippet: How to Hide Menu Bar and Status Bar in VirtualBox

Snippet: How to Hide Menu Bar and Status Bar in VirtualBox

For regular users of Virtualbox, you will notice that whenever you run your VM, there will be the menu bar and status bar that prevent you from running at the maximum resolution (other than seamless mode). This can be a frustrating thing, especially when you are running your VM on a netbook, where every inches […]

Weekly Roundup (May 30th – June 5th, 2010)

Weekly Roundup (May 30th – June 5th, 2010)

For those who have missed our daily publication, here is the roundup for last week. Terminate Stubborn Programs With Process Assassin 6 Ways to Reclaim Your Privacy When Using Google Products How To Make the Most of Dropbox – Part II Turn Your Ubuntu Lucid to Mac OS X Beginner’s Guide To Watching HTML5 Video […]

How to Clone Your Live WordPress Blog to a Local Server

How to Clone Your Live WordPress Blog to a Local Server

Bloggers, have you ever been in the situation where you want to make changes to your site (such as changing of theme, installing new plugins etc), but afraid that it will break your site? A lot of time, we wish to implement some changes and see how it looks like on the live site, without […]

Monthly Roundup for May 2010

Monthly Roundup for May 2010

For those who have missed our posts for the month of May, here is the roundup of the articles written by our diligent team of authors. If you have any story ideas, suggestions or feedback, do not hesitate to feedback to us at the Suggestions column. Damien – http://maketecheasier.com How to Easily Customize NotifyOSD in […]

TunesRemote: Remote Control iTunes With Your Android Phone

TunesRemote: Remote Control iTunes With Your Android Phone

There are plenty of apps that allow you to remote control your iTunes from other computers, iPhone or even iPod Touch, but when it comes to Android, the choice is limited (as of now). TunesRemote is one of the few that give you the ability to control your iTunes from your Android phone. While it […]

Turn Your Ubuntu Lucid to Mac OS X

Turn Your Ubuntu Lucid to Mac OS X

We have previously done so with Ubuntu Hardy and Intrepid. Now, we are back again, this time with Ubuntu Lucid. Being a long term release, Ubuntu Lucid comes with plenty of design changes that make all our previous Ubuntu to Mac OS X tutorial obsolete. Nevertheless, with a modified Mac4Lin theme and the maturity of […]

Weekly Roundup (May 23th – May 29th, 2010)

Weekly Roundup (May 23th – May 29th, 2010)

For those who have missed our daily publication, here is the roundup for last week. 7 Ways to Protect Your Gmail Account From Getting Hacked How to Manage Removable Devices in KDE How to Manage Your Online Identity with Specto How to Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts in Mac and Linux 4 Tools to Unscramble Your […]