IDriveSync: A Cheaper Alternative Of Dropbox

IDriveSync: A Cheaper Alternative Of Dropbox

With the evolution of cloud based file hosting services, more and more users are attracted to online file back up services which allows you to store files on the cloud. This is because a 260 GB hard disk is not enough anymore. You need more and more space and most importantly, you want to access […]

Locked Out While Upgrading Your Gmail Call Phone? Try This Fix

Locked Out While Upgrading Your Gmail Call Phone? Try This Fix

For those who are looking for a free/cheap ways to make international call, Google has recently released the Gmail Call Phone feature that you can use to make phone call to any numbers in the World in your Gmail. I believe that most of you will have already played with it, and some of you […]

How To Change the Blogger Favicon

How To Change the Blogger Favicon

Although WordPress is one of the more powerful blogging platforms, I have always been a fan of Google’s Blogger. After creating my personal tech blog, TechComet, on Blogger, I realised that my blog lacked a professional touch as its favicon was set to the default Blogger logo: the white and orange “B”. If you want […]

How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing

How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing

Previously we have discussed how to perform a country specific search using any search engine. This involves filtering search results from a specific country which can be useful in certain situations. We have also seen how to perform language specific search on the web. In this tutorial we are going to learn how to use […]

Review of Qimo: Linux for Kids

Review of Qimo: Linux for Kids

We’ve talked about Linux software for kids a few times here at MakeTechEasier, but so far we’ve never actually sat down to take a closer look at whole distributions intended for children. Many people are familiar with Edubuntu, the Ubuntu spinoff intended for school and other educational institutions, but you may not know much about […]

How to Jailbreak iOS 4.0.2 For iPhone 3G in Windows

How to Jailbreak iOS 4.0.2 For iPhone 3G in Windows

The release of Apple iPhone 4 left an impression that the second generation iPhones will be out of the scenes for good. But no, iPhone 3G is always as good as the day it has been released. It may not have the same functionality as the fourth generation, but still, you will not be left […]

How to Make Incremental Backups With Rsync

How to Make Incremental Backups With Rsync

Backing up your information is very important to you, or at least it should be. One of my college professors once told me, “It is not a question of if your hard drive will crash; it is when your hard drive will crash.” Rsync is a tool that allows you to keep two distinct directories […]

Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

I have been an avid Gmail user since the first day it launched. I like the way that it integrates my calendar, tasks, contacts all in one place and allows me to manage multiple email accounts simultaneously. I almost have no complaints about it, only until recently when I need to schedule a email to […]

Configuring Conky The (Very) Easy Way

Configuring Conky The (Very) Easy Way

Conky, the amazingly versatile and useful Linux desktop application, has a bit of a reputation. It’s clearly a great app, but getting it configured can be a serious pain. Changing anything about it has always required digging through a long text file and editing cryptic lines like ${offset 240}${time %a, } ${color }${time %e %B […]