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5 Chrome Web Apps For Practicing Musicians

5 Chrome Web Apps For Practicing Musicians

Computers have revolutionized seemingly everything. Telling someone you created music used to mean that you knew how to play an instrument or two, but now people can create tunes just by pushing keys on their keyboard. If you want to learn or perform music the old-fashioned way, here are a number of ways you can use Google Chrome to help.

Easily Customize the Addon Bar In Firefox With Puzzle Piece

Easily Customize the Addon Bar In Firefox With Puzzle Piece

Add-ons make customizing Firefox a near limitless endeavor, but what if you want to customize your add-ons? Wait for it – there’s an add-on for that. Puzzle Piece allows you to customize the addon bar in Firefox. It takes the default Firefox addon bar and shrinks it into a small little panel that can display the same content without the waste.

Share URL From One Browser to Another On Android

Share URL From One Browser to Another On Android

Flashify is an Android app that allows you to take a URL that won’t load flash inside one browser and share it with another. The benefit of this app is that even if you don’t have a browser installed that can run flash, it’s still the fastest way to get links from one browser to another.

A Brief History And Guide To Linux’s Touch Experience

A Brief History And Guide To Linux’s Touch Experience

The Linux community has been divided in recent years over how desktop environments should be used and designed. The open source community released several new user interfaces that were geared towards touch screens years before the recent touch-oriented release of Windows 8, but there is no hardware to support it.

MTE Explains: What Is Google AdSense, and Who Profits From It?

MTE Explains: What Is Google AdSense, and Who Profits From It?

As you’ve browsed the web, you’ve undoubtedly noticed ads strung up along the sides of webpages. These ads drive much of the wealth that powers the Internet and sometimes even fund complete websites. Many of these ads are driven by a single program, Google AdSense. Let’s take a look at what is Adsense and how you can make money from it.

MTE Explains: Why Is Updating an Android Such a Mess?

MTE Explains: Why Is Updating an Android Such a Mess?

Windows users can update their operating system to the latest version as long as they can afford the upgrade and their hardware can support it. Android users, however, face a drastically different situation. Many Android devices, especially the budget models, never see a single update. The majority only get one major update. Why is updating an Android such a mess?