About Sharninder

Sharninder is a programmer, blogger and a geek making a living writing software to change the world. His tech blog, Geeky Ninja, is where he shares his wisdom, for free !

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How To Take Secure Remote Backups Using SSH

How To Take Secure Remote Backups Using SSH

A couple of weeks back Damien posted an excellent tutorial on securing your internet connection using SSH. In his post, he explains what SSH is as well as the SSH Tunneling method that he uses to secure the internet traffic. Today, I’ll be taking you through another tutorial that involves using SSH to take backups […]

Pinta – Image Editing Alternative to The GIMP

Pinta – Image Editing Alternative to The GIMP

The GIMP has been a poster child for the open source movement ever since it came out. It has been compared to Photoshop and has often been spoken of as the only worthy open source contender in the graphics editor category. While that statement may or may not be true, it is definitely a rival to photoshop […]

5 Online Code Editors to Help You Code On The Go

5 Online Code Editors to Help You Code On The Go

Flame wars over one’s choice of editor are a regular occurrence on almost all the tech mailing lists that I subscribe to. In fact, in my opinion, the amount of time and energy that is spent on debating this topic can be easily spent on researching the feature set of a perfect editor that would […]

5 Easy Ways to Schedule Your Tweets

5 Easy Ways to Schedule Your Tweets

Twitter has taken over the Internet by storm. In the last year and half, Twitter has become one of those companies that even the mainstream media keeps track of. Not even a single day passes by without a mention of Twitter either in the news or in newspapers. Twitter is the darling and a poster […]

[Mac] Resize Images Automatically Using Automator

[Mac] Resize Images Automatically Using Automator

We’ve written about Automator multiple times here at Make Tech Easier not only because we think it is an easy and fun tool to work with, but also because we believe that it helps in saving a lot of time for the average computer user. Apple has spent a lot of time in making this […]

Setup a PHP/MySQL Environment on Windows The Easy Way

Setup a PHP/MySQL Environment on Windows The Easy Way

PHP is probably the single most popular scripting language on the Internet. Thousands of high profile websites including the likes of Facebook, Yahoo and WordPress.com are built using PHP. When used with MySQL, the PHP/MySQL combo is also an extremely popular stack for designing database enabled websites. One of the best things about the PHP/MySQL […]

Improve Your Efficiency With Mac 10.6 Services

Improve Your Efficiency With Mac 10.6 Services

Before Snow Leopard, OS X 10.6, was released, how many of you actually remember using the services menu for anything ? I don’t. Services is a little used but extremely useful feature of Mac OS X that has been around since a long time but only recently with the release of 10.6 became useful enough […]

How to Delete your Social Networking Accounts

How to Delete your Social Networking Accounts

Social networks have taken the Internet by storm. Almost everyone these days has an account on Facebook or is obsessed with Twitter (or both). And while bloggers like us love social networks, not everyone can keep up with all services they sign up with. Take me for example, I used to be an avid Orkut […]

Cross Platform Screencasting with Screenr

Cross Platform Screencasting with Screenr

As a tech blogger, I often have to take screenshots or make screencasts of software that I’m reviewing. Now, screenshots are easy and most operating systems have built-in methods of doing so and then there are excellent freeware applications also to edit images. If nothing else, a simple “Print Screen” works almost always. But, screencasts […]

Make Your WordPress Blog iPhone Compatible Using WPtouch

Make Your WordPress Blog iPhone Compatible Using WPtouch

I’m sure most of you would agree with me that the iPhone is the world’s most popular smartphone. Even if you don’t agree with that statement per se, you’d definitely agree that it is the world’s most popular smartphone for accessing the Internet. There was a time when web pages had to be written specially […]