About Bertel King, Jr.

Bertel is a tech blogger and independent novelist who puts perhaps a tad too much trust in Google. He’s loved Android since the moment he got his eager hands on his first device -- if not sooner -- and has understood the Chromebook Pixel from day one.You can follow his work at bertelking.com.

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5 Seamless GNOME Shell Extensions

5 Seamless GNOME Shell Extensions

The GNOME shell introduced user interface changes that altered the way many Linux users now manage windows. Here are five GNOME shell extensions that seamlessly expand on the functionality of GNOME 3 without ignoring its new design conventions.

Searching the GNOME 3.6 Desktop

Searching the GNOME 3.6 Desktop

A stated goal of the GNOME project is to make finding and accessing our files easier than ever before. In this article, you will find a hands-on look at the current state of searching for data on the GNOME 3.6 desktop.

How to Turn Your DVD/CD Library Into a Digital Library

How to Turn Your DVD/CD Library Into a Digital Library

As technology continues to get smaller and increasingly mobile, many of us are stuck with CD and DVD collections that are growing less compatible with our new lifestyles. Here’s a guide to knock the dust off your stack of DVDs and CDs and turn them into a digital music library.

Linux Alternatives to Popular Windows Apps [Part 2]

Linux Alternatives to Popular Windows Apps [Part 2]

In part 1 of this series, I provided a list of open source alternatives useful for home office use, such as office suites and finance managers. As for part 2, what follows is just a taste of the many Linux applications available for editing, viewing, and streaming multimedia.

Alternative Ways to Read Ebooks Other Than The Kindle

Alternative Ways to Read Ebooks Other Than The Kindle

While Kindle is the most popular e-reader currently on the market, that doesn’t mean you have to stick to it. There are no shortage of options to solve your reading needs, you just need to know where to find them. Here are some of the alternative ways to read ebooks other than on the Kindle.