Easily Change Splash Theme Without Going To The Command Line [Ubuntu]

Easily Change Splash Theme Without Going To The Command Line [Ubuntu]

The plymouth theme was introduced in Ubuntu Lucid to provide a better theming solution for the splash theme. With plymouth, one can use a high resolution image as the background and also get it to show animation. The only thing that will put off many newbies is that the theme can only be changed using […]

Linux Game Review: Sun Blast

Linux Game Review: Sun Blast

Remember those insane arcade games that kept you up all night, blasting away at ship after ship, leading up to a showdown with a massive star destroyer that relentlessly hurled various dangerous objects at you? More than likely, the game you remember offered a 2D top-down or side-scrolling view of space. But now take a […]

How to install Photoshop CS5 in Ubuntu Maverick 10.10

How to install Photoshop CS5 in Ubuntu Maverick 10.10

If you are running Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick and own a copy of the Photoshop CS 5 installer, you will find that you won’t be able to install it under wine. Photoshop CS5 on Ubuntu 10.4 works fine, but not 10.10. Here’s what I did to get it running on my Ubuntu Maverick machine. What you’ll […]

Two Must-Have Free Image Sharing iPhone Apps For Amateur Photographers

Two Must-Have Free Image Sharing iPhone Apps For Amateur Photographers

It’s true that professional photographers won’t replace their DSLR with cell phone anytime soon (or ever), but the quality of phone cameras today has become so much better than it used to be that we can’t just ignore them. Some even have the quality that put entry-level point and shoot camera into shame. Aside from […]

How To: Make Your Own Ringtones in GarageBand in Mac OS X

How To: Make Your Own Ringtones in GarageBand in Mac OS X

Phones today come with many options for ringtones, but pretty many of them are generally either boring, or something you wouldn’t really want to use as your ringtone.¬†While there are tons of apps and websites out there that let you download other generic ringtones or purchase songs to use as ringtones, these aren’t good options […]

How to Quickly Fast Forward YouTube Video With Your Keyboard [Quick Tips]

How to Quickly Fast Forward YouTube Video With Your Keyboard [Quick Tips]

While watching YouTube videos, you might come across some scenes that are stupidly boring and you just want to skip ahead to get to the next interesting scene. Other than the mouse, you can also use the keyboard to quickly fast forward (or rewind) the YouTube video. Let’s see how it can be done: Trick […]

How to Tether Your iPhone And Share Internet Connection With Other Devices

How to Tether Your iPhone And Share Internet Connection With Other Devices

Apple iPhone could be the most popular smart phone nowadays because of its sleek design, brand and unique features. However, it is not a perfect machine. The reason why Apple keeps on updating its version is the mere fact that over time, there are new features which are needed to be added. Fortunately, iPhone comes […]

Two Free Tools To Play (Almost) Any Kind Of Movie Files On Your iPhone

Two Free Tools To Play (Almost) Any Kind Of Movie Files On Your iPhone

As a mobile multimedia player, iPhone (including iPod Touch and iPad) is one of the best out there. The picture and sound quality is hard to rival. Unfortunately, iTunes – as the default multimedia player – limits the movie formats that it can play to only “.mp4” and “.m4v“. So there’s the file conversion ritual […]

Twimbow: Personalize Your Tweets With Colors

Twimbow: Personalize Your Tweets With Colors

Twimbow is a new web-based twitter client. Not the newest concept, I know. However, most of the other Twitter apps are geared toward the power user or business user. Twimbow is a little different. What makes Twimbow different is that it color codes your tweets and let you personalize it to your liking.