Getting to Know Textile

Getting to Know Textile

At some point, you’re probably going to do some work on the web — whether you plan to or not. That work could be writing a blog post or article, adding a page to a web site, or regularly writing for a site like Make Tech Easier. No matter what you do, knowing some HTML […]

4 Options to Create a Safe Personal Cloud

4 Options to Create a Safe Personal Cloud

No matter where you turn, people seem to be talking about the cloud. And while cloud computing does have its attractions and advantages, there are still a few concerns about it. Like what? Well, your data is in someone else’s hands. And what happens if a service you’re using closes up shop, denies you access […]

5 Alternative Android Music Players To Listen To Your Tunes

5 Alternative Android Music Players To Listen To Your Tunes

Android devices from different manufacturers all have their own default Android music players. However, as I have learnt the default app does not always provide all the features I need and in some cases they do not read all my music files. Hence, I have tried a number of alternative apps which I will outline […]

How to Play MP3s From The Linux Command Line

How to Play MP3s From The Linux Command Line

At first, this may sound pointless. After all, aren’t there dozens of perfectly good GUI music apps out there? Haven’t we all found something we like, or at least don’t hate? Perhaps that’s true, but how much happier would you be if your music app of choice used a whole lot less resources? Or what […]

PeerMe: Advanced Group Messaging

PeerMe: Advanced Group Messaging

Emailing between two people is a convenient form of communication. You both have to lookout for each other’s messages in your inbox and everything remains organized. But when more than 2 people are involved, emails get forwarded, mass-replied, and your inbox gets filled with too many mails titled RE:SUBJECT. Needless to say, that is not […]

FeedSquares Lets You Read Your RSS Feed In A Visually Pleasing Way

FeedSquares Lets You Read Your RSS Feed In A Visually Pleasing Way

If you are a Google Reader user, you will know that its interface is dull, and kind of…boring. FeedSquares aims to supercharge your Google Reader experience by providing a visually pleasing interface for you to read your RSS feeds. FeedSquares is a Google Chrome extension that shows your Google Reader feeds in a beautiful feed […]

Some OS X Lion Issues & How To Fix Them

Some OS X Lion Issues & How To Fix Them

Apple’s latest big cat is a great deal for Mac owners, introducing some much needed changes, exciting features and increased eye candy too. However, like any operating system, OS X Lion has its quirks and there’s a few design choices which may irk longtime Mac OS users. Read on below for a selection of these […]

MinuteIO: An Extremely Convenient Web Tool to Record Meeting Minutes

MinuteIO: An Extremely Convenient Web Tool to Record Meeting Minutes

At meetings, there are usually many speakers who have different agendas to cover. It is easy to get bored in meetings and lose track of some of the things that are said. While this is fine for regular meeting attendees, for people responsible for recording the meeting’s minutes, this is a major problem. They need […]