Ubuntu Remixes: 4 Of The Best Alternatives to Ubuntu

Ubuntu Remixes: 4 Of The Best Alternatives to Ubuntu

Our recent article entitled Ubuntu As Intended drew in a fair amount of discussion about the base software and configuration in the default Ubuntu install. Some readers pointed out a few alternatives that aim to take the standard Ubuntu desktop and give it more polish than the original. Some of these projects just include a […]

Transform Gedit Into A Web Developer IDE

Transform Gedit Into A Web Developer IDE

gedit is the default text-editor in Gnome based distro. To many, it may seems like a normal text-editor with no special functions (just like notepad in Windows), but for those regular users, they will swear by it and marvel at how powerful and versatile it can be. With its plugins system, it can easily transform […]

The Kno Textbook Tablet Preview

The Kno Textbook Tablet Preview

Almost every new tablet that has emerged in the iPad-dominated market has essentially been a direct competitor to the iPad, offering little, if any, basic usability advantages. It is for that reason that the Kno tablet stands out from the crowd. This tablet is being marketed to schools that are tired of dealing with the […]

3 Easy Ways To Check The Health Of Your Hard Disk In Windows 7

3 Easy Ways To Check The Health Of Your Hard Disk In Windows 7

Hard disk failure happens for several reasons – a power failure, virus infection, a bad installation, and many other things that can lead to strange behaviours. In this post we will show you how you can diagnose and solve your hard disk problems with the default tools in WIndows 7. Note: The order is not […]

Use BridgeURL To Shorten Multiple Links In One Shot

Use BridgeURL To Shorten Multiple Links In One Shot

With the emergence of micro blogging websites like Twitter, Facebook, MySpace etc – an entire army of URL shortening services have evolved. You have used some of the popular URL shortening services e.g Bit.ly,  Tinyurl.com, Goo.gl and so on. All of these services allow you to shorten a long link, so that you can use […]

How to Run Android OS On Your iPhone 2G/3G

How to Run Android OS On Your iPhone 2G/3G

It seems ironic that you will make your iPhone run on Android OS. However, for those who are bored or have nothing to do with their obsolete iPhone models, this guide may be a bit useful just to satisfy one’s curious mind. Just like your computer, you can make a dual-boot iPhone, i.e. making it […]

Flipboard: A Must-have Social Magazine App For iPad

Flipboard: A Must-have Social Magazine App For iPad

When Flipboard first released for the iPad, it appeared to be the ultimate solution to turn iPad into an interactive newspaper. Unfortunately, upon further use, it just did not have the content integration to make it a viable solution. That was in the past. After numerous updates, it has improved by leaps and bounds and […]

ShowDocument Lets You Hold Web Meetings With Ease

ShowDocument Lets You Hold Web Meetings With Ease

Thanks to the web, the other parts of the world are becoming more accessible for everything from sharing your family pictures, to having employees scattered all over the globe. One of the challenges of having a remote workforce is – how the heck can you organize even the most basic meeting? When collaborating with multiple […]

How to Draw Arrows in Gimp

How to Draw Arrows in Gimp

Photoshop users who have switched to GIMP will notice that some of the PS features are not readily available in Gimp. Drawing arrows is one of them. As a tech blogger who have to edit plenty of screenshots everyday, there are times where I need to draw arrows on the images to illustrate the point. […]