Ubuntu as Intended. My Experience Of Using the ‘Default’ Ubuntu

Ubuntu as Intended. My Experience Of Using the ‘Default’ Ubuntu

Like many so-called “power users”, the first thing I do after installing Linux is customize it. I set it to my preferred desktop settings, applications and configuration because I know what I like, and I normally go to great lengths to get it just right. Recently, after setting up a new Ubuntu Maverick install for […]

Synapse: A Useful Zeitgeist-based Application Launcher

Synapse: A Useful Zeitgeist-based Application Launcher

If you have used Gnome-Do in Linux, you will find some resemblance in Synapse. The user-interface is the same – activate the launcher, type the search term, press Enter to execute. The only difference is that Synapse makes use of the Zeitgeist engine to display your search result. An appropriate description would be: Synapse is […]

Humble Indie Bundle 2 Is Back

Humble Indie Bundle 2 Is Back

Remember the Humble Indie Bundle where you can play any price you want for 5 great indie games? Well, it have returned again, with more exciting games. Humble Indie Bundle 2 now comes with Braid, Cortex Command, Machinarium, Osmos and Revenge of the Titan. For those who have not heard of the Humble Indie Bundle, […]

Configuring Places, Bookmarks, and Locations in KDE

Configuring Places, Bookmarks, and Locations in KDE

Part of the free software experience is having the freedom to setup your workspace the way you want it. KDE, the popular free software compilation for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, offers a plethora of configuration and customization options. Among those options are a number of methods for accessing files quickly and easily.

How to Hactivate Your iPhone with Subscriber Artificial Module (SAM)

How to Hactivate Your iPhone with Subscriber Artificial Module (SAM)

What does hactivate mean? Perhaps many of the iPhone users do not know what hactivation means. Others may think of it as jailbreak. But no, hactivation is not jailbreaking. To hactivate is to open or unlock your iPhone for other mobile operators or carriers. For example, you bought your iPhone from O2, it follows that […]

What’s Your Favorite Instant Messaging Application? [Poll]

What’s Your Favorite Instant Messaging Application? [Poll]

The poll last week was “How Much Are You Willing to Pay For a Mobile Application?” and the results were out. 33% of you are willing to pay for apps that cost under $1. 31% of you said that you only download free apps. 15% of you are willing to pay up to $2.99 and […]

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

Most of us tend to overlook this, but it is very important to control the resource usage of your applications. When an application misbehaved, it can cause other programs to work erratically. If your system runs out of CPU or memory, the programs has to stop until those resources become available. Since the first version […]

Zazzle Custom iPad Case Review

Zazzle Custom iPad Case Review

There are seemingly infinite possible ways to protect your iPad while on the go. Whether you like the Apple style case or a standard sleeve, they’ve both got one thing in common: they’re pretty boring! This is where Zazzle.com comes in.  Zazzle.com gives its users the ability to create custom version of almost anything! From t-shirts to […]