XAMPP: Easily Install A Web Server In Your Windows

XAMPP: Easily Install A Web Server In Your Windows

Whether you’re someone running a corporate server, a hobbyist who wants to make a simple web presence, or a freelancer trying to make a website to market yourself, you shouldn’t overlook the advantages Apache Friends’ XAMPP package has to offer. This application has everything you need to get your site started without a messy installation […]

ZeroPC: Manage All Your Social Accounts In One Place

ZeroPC: Manage All Your Social Accounts In One Place

In the past, whenever we review an online desktop app, we always come to a conclusion: “What’s the point?” If you are already using a computer to go online, most probably you already have a desktop. What’s the point of using a web-based desktop or operating system? And to surf with a browser inside a […]

Using FTP on Your iPad

Using FTP on Your iPad

Because I try to do as much computer work on my iPad as possible, one of the apps I was eager to find was something that could handle FTP tasks, mainly with transfers to my website. I’ve struggled to find FTP solutions even on my Mac, as they never seem to work easily enough for […]

How to Give Any KDE Desktop An Ubuntu Makeover

How to Give Any KDE Desktop An Ubuntu Makeover

Although some might consider it blasphemous, the default KDE desktop is not a style everyone automatically likes. If it were, KDE-Look.org would not be filled with desktop themes, window manager themes, and more. KDE is all about customization, and the ability to make it look however you want is part of that. I have spoken […]

How to Keep Control of Your Cellular Data [iPhone, AT&T]

How to Keep Control of Your Cellular Data [iPhone, AT&T]

Cellular data has been a big topic in the tech world recently. Sprint recently cancelled unlimited data for hotspots, net books, and tablets. There is news that a new cellular service is offering $19 unlimited everything plan, but with a huge catch. All of this coupled with AT&T cancelling unlimited data last year to users […]

Help Us Design A New Logo And Win A Kindle Fire!

Help Us Design A New Logo And Win A Kindle Fire!

I must admit, our logo sucks. Since the launch of this site in 2007, there has been no proper logo for Make Tech Easier. It was fine in the past when this site is small and we only have few visitors. Times have changed. We have seen substantial growth in traffic and readership over the […]

5 Useful Tools to Summarize Articles Online

5 Useful Tools to Summarize Articles Online

When I was in my final year at university, each lecture was accompanied by lengthy journal articles. Each article was at least 40-50 pages long and not every page contains important information. Even if you decide to skim the article, it might take some time to finish. The case is not just with students but […]

How to Use Linux Mint Gnome Shell Extensions (MGSE) In Ubuntu

How to Use Linux Mint Gnome Shell Extensions (MGSE) In Ubuntu

In our review of Linux Mint 12, we were impressed with the implementation of the Mint Gnome Shell Extensions (MGSE) and how it make the user-interface easy to use again. Now, if you are using Ubuntu and you don’t want to go through the hassle of installing Linux Mint from scratch, here’s how you can […]

Emulating SNES, NES and N64 Games In Mac OS X

Emulating SNES, NES and N64 Games In Mac OS X

After years of being maligned, Mac users now often have access to the latest and greatest games sooner rather than later and as Apple’s market share continues to increase, this trend is surely bound to only increase – it’s a great time to be a Mac gamer! Still, sometimes it’s fun to look back and […]

Linux Mint 12 “Lisa” Review

Linux Mint 12 “Lisa” Review

Linux Mint has always been known as the great alternative to Ubuntu. In fact, after Ubuntu implemented the Unity desktop, many people switched ship and flocked to Linux Mint as their next “easy-to-use and user-friendly” distro. According to DistroWatch, Linux Mint has even overtaken Ubuntu as the most popular distro. Well, that was Linux Mint […]