How to Create a Windows 8 USB Boot Disk [Quick Tips]

How to Create a Windows 8 USB Boot Disk [Quick Tips]

So you have downloaded the Windows 8 Developer Preview and wanted to give it a test in your machine. If you are planning to do a clean install, the fastest way is to burn the ISO file into a DVD and boot from it. However, as DVD ROM drive is getting obsolete, more and more […]

6 Must Have iPhone Apps for Foodies

6 Must Have iPhone Apps for Foodies

As a foodie, I know how important it is to find the best places to eat in your city. However, It is a harder feat than you may think to find these places. Some of the best locations to eat in your city are sometimes relatively unknown, unlike the big box fast food places in […]

Give Your Intel Or PPC Mac A New Lease Of Life

Give Your Intel Or PPC Mac A New Lease Of Life

PowerPC Macs have been discontinued by Apple but they’re still capable of basic computing tasks such as word processing, emailing and web browsing, the latter particularly true if not surfing with the resource-heavy Adobe Flash. Most of the tips covered here will be applicable to Intel Macs too – after all, the first couple of […]

More Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts

More Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts

A while back, we listed 8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts. That turned out to be one of our most popular articles, and still generates user response and feedback. This time we’ve found a few more gems, as well as some handy tips and tricks for having the coolest shell prompt on the proverbial block.

Useful Apps For Traveling With an iPad

Useful Apps For Traveling With an iPad

Part of the allure of an iPad is its portability. It does so much, yet is so much smaller and easier to cart around than a laptop. This makes it an obvious choice for travel. While there are great apps for using it to plan your next getaway or business trip, there are also things […]

Customize Your Browser Start Page With Start.io

Customize Your Browser Start Page With Start.io

What is a start page to you? Is it just a place where your browser takes you when you open it? Well, why not make it a place to store your favorite sites on the web? Make it a place that benefits you using Start.io. Your starting page can be a very useful tool if […]

How to Customize Android Lockscreen For Maximum Productivity

How to Customize Android Lockscreen For Maximum Productivity

The lockscreen is one of the most left out item in Android phone. When you turn on your phone, you will usually swipe the slider across (or down) the lockscreen and go directly to your Home screen, often not giving the lockscreen a second look. However, do you know that by adding some modification to […]

7 Useful Chrome About Pages You Didn’t Know Exist

7 Useful Chrome About Pages You Didn’t Know Exist

Back in 2008, Damien wrote an article going through various Firefox about page tricks. Well, Chrome has similar functions behind the scenes, whereby accessing various about pages lets you turn on and off features that you might not otherwise have access to. They can also provide a window into information that might be useful in […]

How to Batch Convert Documents at the Command Line

How to Batch Convert Documents at the Command Line

There comes a time when you need to convert one or more files to another format. Say, for example, you have a bunch of .rtf files that you want to turn into OpenDocument files. Chances are you don’t need to do that too often, but when the time comes, opening each file in a word […]