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How to Share Files Securely with OneSwarm

How to Share Files Securely with OneSwarm

There have been a few attempts over the years at making a safe and secure way to swap files or interact online. Projects like Tor and Freenet have give us some of what we’re looking for, but often have drawbacks such as low speed or complex installation. OneSwarm takes a different approach. Essentially, it’s a […]

Get Your Homepage Organized With 43marks

Get Your Homepage Organized With 43marks

A few weeks ago I was re-listening to an audiobook by Seth Godin called “Purple Cow”. One part talked a little bit about a person who randomly sent the people at Google an email if the word count got too high on the main search page. These emails help them keep the search page exactly […]

6 Useful Web Apps To Help You Job Hunt

6 Useful Web Apps To Help You Job Hunt

Job hunting these days is a battle. With fewer jobs available in certain industries, one needs to be efficient, streamlined and spot on in their quest for employment. Below are some things I personally use or have used to keep abreast of possible opportunities. Even if you are happy in your current career or company, […]

Google Wave – Round 2

Google Wave – Round 2

We here at MakeTechEasier got a lot of positive feedback on our coverage of Google Wave, along with quite a few requests for additional information. So here, by reader request, is the second installment of Wave. Today we’ll be covering some of the more advanced and detailed features that didn’t fit into the original post. […]

5 Tips for Google Spreadsheets

5 Tips for Google Spreadsheets

I see posts on business oriented sites almost daily shelling out tips for every inch of the Microsoft Office Suite. An equal number of sites talk about Gmail, giving tips and ways to be more productive while using it. What about Google Docs? Docs can do some equally fancy stuff too. Slowly but surely Google […]

20 Fun and Interesting Mashup Sites

20 Fun and Interesting Mashup Sites

Many creative sites are using two or more sites to create new services. These services have been dubbed “mashups”. Some of these mashups use services such as Google Maps, Twitter, Last.fm, but can be any two web applications to create something new. Sites often release their API or even their source code to build upon. […]

Google Wave – The Future of Email?

Google Wave – The Future of Email?

Google’s not afraid to reinvent the wheel, as long as they think they can make a better wheel. So far, in my opinion at least, they’re usually successful. That being said, when I first heard about Google Wave, the new browser based communications system, I was skeptical. I like my emails, IMs, message boards and […]

3banana: A User-friendly Note-taking Application

3banana: A User-friendly Note-taking Application

Banana is never a synonym to technology, but 3banana Inc. somehow manages to merge them together by creating an useful web-based note-taking application and call it 3banana (yes, without the ‘s’). For those who have tried and used popular note-taking apps like Evernote or Reqall, you’ll be surprised at how simple 3banana is, without losing […]