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Ubuntu Unity: New Desktop Environment For Your Ubuntu Netbook

Ubuntu Unity: New Desktop Environment For Your Ubuntu Netbook

Are you loving your current Ubuntu Netbook Edition (UNE) user interface? Well, that’s going to change in the next iteration of UNE, also known as 10.10 Maverick Meerkat. Ubuntu founder has recently unveiled a new lightweight desktop environment called Unity. This new desktop environment is designed to consume lesser resources and make lesser use of […]

Snippet: Remove IE As The Default Web Browser in Windows 7

Snippet: Remove IE As The Default Web Browser in Windows 7

Most, if not all, browsers provide you with the option to set it as the default web application in your system. The problem is, even though you have set Firefox or Google Chrome as your default, Windows 7 will still open some of the links in Internet Explorer. To completely remove IE as the “internal […]

How to Use Word 2010 As An Offline Blog Editor

How to Use Word 2010 As An Offline Blog Editor

Most Windows users and bloggers will agree that Windows Live Writer is one of the best blogging editor around. However, unknown to many, Microsoft Office Word (since version 2007) also comes with blog editing feature that you can quickly setup without having to install any extra software. With the release of Microsoft Office 2010 in […]

Weekly Roundup (May 3rd – May 8th, 2010)

Weekly Roundup (May 3rd – May 8th, 2010)

For those who have missed our daily publication, here is the roundup for last week. Exaile – The First Linux Media Player I Don’t Hate 5 Things You Didn’t Know VLC Could Do Lubuntu Review: A Lightweight Ubuntu Variant 10 Useful Google Chrome Extensions to Help You Stay Focus And Be More Efficent 6 Easy […]

Get 5 Of The Best Indie Games At Any Price You Want

Get 5 Of The Best Indie Games At Any Price You Want

World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru HD and Penumbra Overture are 5 of the highest rated indies game around and they usually cost a premium for you to own and play. Well, not anymore (at least until this Tuesday). These 5 games are now for you to own at a price of … whatever sum […]

Hot Tech Deals (May 8th)

Hot Tech Deals (May 8th)

Are you looking to buy your next tech toys, computers, laptops, accessories or any other tech stuffs? Are you spending all your time and efforts comparing different sites just to find out the best deal in town? Look no further, we have scoured the web to locate the best tech deals for you. Hot Deal […]

How to Create a Share Folder in Dropbox

How to Create a Share Folder in Dropbox

If you have not used, tried or even heard of Dropbox, probably you are still living in the stone age. Dropbox is one of the best (if not, the best) online file storage solution for all platforms, including your iPhone and Android phone. You can easily and quickly sync your desktop files to the cloud […]

6 Easy Ways to Spy on Your Competitor Sites in Google Chrome

6 Easy Ways to Spy on Your Competitor Sites in Google Chrome

Being a business owner, it is very common to spy on your competitors, see what they are up to so you can take proper actions to prevent them from snatching your market shares. This applies for websites and online business as well. You have to constantly check out your competitors’ site to see if they […]

Lubuntu Review: A Lightweight Ubuntu Variant

Lubuntu Review: A Lightweight Ubuntu Variant

Other than the default Ubuntu that we all know of, there are also the Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Edubuntu, Mythbuntu etc that run different desktop environment and serve different purpose. And yes, there is a new buntu addition to the family. Let’s welcome: Lubuntu. Lubuntu is a Ubuntu variant built using the LXDE desktop, which […]

How to Restore Grub 2 As The Main Bootloader

How to Restore Grub 2 As The Main Bootloader

For those who are having a dual (triple or quad) boot system in your computer, chances are, your bootloader might break when you update one OS to a newer version. If you are using Ubuntu (with the new Grub 2 bootloader) and you installed Windows. The Windows bootloader will erase your Grub 2 and you […]