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Emmanuel Banks has been a writer with Make Tech Easier since August 2011. Emmanuel loves anything related to technology and social media. When Emmanuel isn't working, he enjoys traveling and trying out the latest tech gadget.

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Play Your Music Wirelessly With The Blackberry Music Gateway

Play Your Music Wirelessly With The Blackberry Music Gateway

If you haven’t learned already, the more wireless things are, the better. Cords are becoming a thing of the past. RIM understands this, and this is the reason behind their release of the Blackberry Music Gateway. The Music Gateway takes the cords out of having to play music from your device to speakers.

Ultimate Guide to Mountain Lion Dictation and Voice

Ultimate Guide to Mountain Lion Dictation and Voice

There are several new features in Mountain Lion and one of the more useful, but often overlooked is the voice and dictation features. Today, we will take the time to look at what both features include, how to effectively use Dictation, and how to find amazing value in voice.

How to Protect Your iPhone From Being Stolen

How to Protect Your iPhone From Being Stolen

Losing your iPhone is more than just losing the hardware, it also means that all your data are lost, and potentially accessed by hacker that use them with bad intention. While it is difficult to prevent you from losing your own phone, there are ways that you can use to make the retrieval process much easier, or make accessing the data an impossible task.

Sleipnir 3: Web Browser Tabbing at Its Best [Mac]

Sleipnir 3: Web Browser Tabbing at Its Best [Mac]

For most individuals, adding a new web browser onto their systems is a process they’d rather ignore. Most of us have strong relationships with our web browsers because we have spent great amount of time to customize it to suit our needs. So what makes Sleipnir 3 different? The web browser’s beautiful interface, fast performance, […]

How To Get Your System Ready for Mountain Lion

How To Get Your System Ready for Mountain Lion

The final beta is out for Mountain Lion, and that means the full public version is coming pretty soon. It is time again for Apple users to start preparing their system for the new release. With the various features that are in Mountain Lion, there are a couple of things you need to know before […]

How to Use Android Apps On Mac: A Bluestacks Overview

How to Use Android Apps On Mac: A Bluestacks Overview

Android and Apple never seem like two companies you’d expect much collaboration from. However, during the Google I/O conference, a new emulator that allows Mac users to use Android apps on their laptops was launched. This emulator, known as Bluestacks, allows you to run Android apps on your Mac computer, much the way like you […]

iOS 6 101: How to Get Siri Working For You

iOS 6 101: How to Get Siri Working For You

iOS 6 is expected to be available in the fall, but Make Tech Easier will take a look at what the software has in store for the users. The first piece of iOS 6 that we will look at today is Siri. The software presented at WWDC now has many improvements in where it is […]

MTE Review And Giveaway: PhotoSweeper For Mac

MTE Review And Giveaway: PhotoSweeper For Mac

I try to think that I’m good at organizing my photos on my Mac. However, I know that this isn’t true. From the contents of my digital camera to what is synced to my computer from my iPhone, it seems that all of my photos seem to sprout from somewhere when searching around my Mac. […]

Magican: A System Monitor App That Is Actually Worth Using [Mac]

Magican: A System Monitor App That Is Actually Worth Using [Mac]

Being a technology blogger, part of my job is to download software, install and review them. Over time, my Mac seems to be the system to be what suffers from this overindulgence of software/apps. However, despite all of this downloading, I have found a way to keep my system in tip-top shape. This solution is […]

Mac 101: How to Print on Your Mac

Mac 101: How to Print on Your Mac

It is almost certain that you will need to print on your Mac sooner or later. While it may seems like an easy task, many users fail to see what is possible with printing on Mac. From adjustments to colour to being able to change page orientation, many Mac users don’t know enough about this […]

ClipMenu: A Useful Clipboard Manager For Mac

ClipMenu: A Useful Clipboard Manager For Mac

While working on your Mac, you are bound to use the copy and paste feature to copy and move things around. In most cases, every time you copy a link/text/document, it only works for one instance of the “paste”. You can’t “paste” several times for each “copy”. ClipMenu is a small, lightweight and useful clipboard […]

Useful Tips And Tricks For Utilizing Mission Control In Mac

Useful Tips And Tricks For Utilizing Mission Control In Mac

On an average day, I can find myself making use of at least eight applications. From emailing to iMessaging coworkers, almost every application in my dock gets used. Even during an article creation, I will make use of at least four. I would make use of one application for emailing/references, another application for getting sources, […]

Summary Of WWDC 2012: The Future Is Now!

Summary Of WWDC 2012: The Future Is Now!

For all the Apple fans out there, I am sure you have waiting long for the WWDC event to see what big announcements are being made and which products are being launched. For those who have missed the keynote, here is the summary of the update and great features you are going to see in […]

Mastering Spotlight For Mac

Mastering Spotlight For Mac

If you have used your Mac for quite some time, chances are your files and stuff are all over the places and you have difficulties finding and getting to them quickly when you need it. Luckily there is the Spotlight tool that keeps your sanity in check. Looking for that old document you wrote a […]

How To Be A Rocking Blogger With These Apps [Mac]

How To Be A Rocking Blogger With These Apps [Mac]

For casual blogger, writing a post on your blog is easy. You just have to fire up the browser and start typing on your blog’s text editor. However, if you are a full time blogger, especially in the technology field, you will know that writing posts involve more than just writing. You will need to […]

Complete Guide to Newsstands For iOS

Complete Guide to Newsstands For iOS

I never was an individual who enjoyed subscriptions. The main reason behind this is because when I did carry a subscription to a popular magazine, half of the issues I received weren’t of great interest to me. However, due to the fact I paid a whole year’s subscription in advance, I at least skimmed through. I always wondered what would be a great alternative to having physical, paper subscriptions that ended up half the time in the recycling bin. I found this alternative with Newsstands for iOS. This is the native Apple application that takes magazine and newspaper subscriptions into the digital realm. How does it stack up? Let’s take a look and find out.