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 […]

Holiday Gift Guide for the Techno Geeks [iPad]

Holiday Gift Guide for the Techno Geeks [iPad]

If you’re wondering what to get your favorite techo geek for the holidays this year, look no further than than The Daily Gadget Guide. It can provide some great one-stop shopping, eliminating the hassles. It has products from the ultra-cheap to the fantastically expensive, and looks great to boot. The Daily explains this gift guide […]

Thanksgiving Giveaway: WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Thanksgiving Giveaway: WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

After the BDlot Thanksgiving giveaway, we have yet another giveaway event for you: WinX DVD Ripper Platinum WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is a product by Digiarty Software Center and is a Windows-based DVD ripper software capable of ripping both DVD disc and DVD ISO image to mainstream videos, such as rip DVD to AVI, DVD […]

Gnome Pie Is A Slick Application Launcher For Gnome [Linux]

Gnome Pie Is A Slick Application Launcher For Gnome [Linux]

There are thousand and one ways to launch application in Linux. You can use the Application menu, via the dock, use a app launcher like Synapse or Gnome Do or simply press “Alt + F2″ and type the name of the application. Gnome Pie is yet another application launcher that allows you to quickly launch […]