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What is PubSubHubbub and How to Implement It In WordPress

What is PubSubHubbub and How to Implement It In WordPress

One of the most frequently asked question from content publishers (that means all bloggers, you and me alike) is “How to make sure that my feed subscribers can read my latest update the moment I publish it?” This nearly real-time technology is not really possible in the past, but with PubSubHubbub (yes, it kinda sounds […]

SlideScreen: A Beautiful Alternative to Android Home Screen

SlideScreen: A Beautiful Alternative to Android Home Screen

The default Android home screen is rather functional. You can fully customize it by placing various kind of widgets, shortcuts on the desktop, change the wallpapers and you can swipe to switch screen. Now, if you are looking for a more functional home screen, one that can allow a busy person like you to better […]

Snippet: Adding Post Thumbnail in WordPress 2.9

Snippet: Adding Post Thumbnail in WordPress 2.9

When surfing the Web, you can easily come across WordPress sites that associate an image thumbnail with each post. This is particularly obvious for those blog with magazine style layout. Before WordPress 2.9, the only way to do this is to insert a custom field with the URL of the image thumbnail in each post/page. […]

How to Prevent Windows From Restarting After An Automatic Update

How to Prevent Windows From Restarting After An Automatic Update

There is no doubt that Windows 7 is a much better operating system than Windows XP and Vista, but one thing never seems to change: You have to restart your computer every time it performs an update. Perhaps I am just too used to the way that Linux system can update itself without restarting, and […]

Monthly Roundup For February 2010

Monthly Roundup For February 2010

For those who have missed our posts for the month of February, 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 100 Free Software For Mac OS X […]

Cadmus Organizes Your Twitter Streams, Prevents You From Information Overload

Cadmus Organizes Your Twitter Streams, Prevents You From Information Overload

If you are a regular Tweeter and are following hundreds/thousands of people, chances are, your Twitter account is packed with plenty of tweets and you find yourselves having a hard time following each one of them. A good thing is, you are not alone in this. Most of us are suffering from this “information overloaded” […]

10 Useful Chrome Extensions For Efficient Tabs Management

10 Useful Chrome Extensions For Efficient Tabs Management

Tab is an useful functionality in all browsers, but when you have more than 20 tabs opened, you will know that it is not an easy task to manage them all. Most of the time will be spent searching for a particular tab then reading the content. If you are looking for ways to ease […]

Snippet: Add Facebook Chat to Empathy

Snippet: Add Facebook Chat to Empathy

If you are a regular Facebook Chat user, you will be happy to know that Facebook has recently launched the XMPP support which allows you to connect to FB Chat from (almost) any IM applications (only applies to those that support the XMPP protocol). For Ubuntu Karmic users who are using Empathy rather than Pidgin, […]

How to Add Custom Search Engines to Google Chrome

How to Add Custom Search Engines to Google Chrome

There are often times when we need to perform searches on a specific site other than Google. In Firefox, you can easily add custom search engine with to Add to Search bar extension. In Google Chrome, there are no such extensions at the moment, so we have to add our favorite search engines manually. Luckily […]

How to Get Mac’s QuickLook Function In Ubuntu

How to Get Mac’s QuickLook Function In Ubuntu

In Mac, the QuickLook feature allows you to preview your files without opening them. For Linux users, particularly for those with Gnome desktop, you can also get a similar QuickLook functionality in your desktop with Gloobus-Preview. Gloobus-Preview is an extension for the Gnome desktop designed to enable a full screen preview of any kind of […]