5 Ways To Reduce Comment Spam On WordPress Blogs

5 Ways To Reduce Comment Spam On WordPress Blogs

If you have a self-hosted WordPress blog which is quite popular, the most annoying thing is fighting WordPress comment spam on a regular basis. Every time you login to WordPress dashboard, you see a whole lot of spam comments waiting to be deleted. Either you have to delete them manually or let them die in […]

Restore the Show Desktop Icon In Windows 7

Restore the Show Desktop Icon In Windows 7

Windows XP came with the Show Desktop icon, a component that many users got used to. It helped as a make easy tool for accessing the desktop while working on some other open window. On clicking on the icon, the window got minimized and the desktop appeared for easy access to the user. However, Microsoft […]

Snippet: Troubleshooting Empathy “Network Error” Issue In Ubuntu

Snippet: Troubleshooting Empathy “Network Error” Issue In Ubuntu

If you are using Empathy, there will be situations where you will see a “Network Error” message and you can’t log in to your favorite IM network. The fix for this is simple: 1. Close your Empathy. 2. In the terminal, type: killall telepathy-butterfly 3. Restart your Empathy. It should work now. Snippet is a […]

A Brief History of Brown: Ubuntu Feature Timeline

A Brief History of Brown: Ubuntu Feature Timeline

Love it or hate it, Ubuntu has changed the way Linux is perceived by many. What was once a mysterious hacker OS is now on the desktop of many technophobic grandmothers, and part of that success in recent years is due to Ubuntu. Next month, we’ll have the newest long-term release, 10.04 Lucid Lynx. A […]

How to Install And Setup Ubuntu One In Kubuntu

How to Install And Setup Ubuntu One In Kubuntu

Last year MTE gave you a hands on review of the beta release of Ubuntu One, Canonical’s answer to the popular Dropbox file syncing service.¬†Ubuntu One allows users to have a local folder on their computers linked and synced with a folder on an Ubuntu One server. They can also share files with their other […]

Automatically Save Tweeted Links With Packrati.us

Automatically Save Tweeted Links With Packrati.us

The social aspect of the web is intertwining itself into everything new. Applications and programs are coming out daily to add a new social feel to old out-dated applications. Some combine two applications to make one super application. One such web based application is Packrati.us. The basic idea behind Packrati.us is to capture all of […]

Winners of TonidoPlug And WebSharePro

Winners of TonidoPlug And WebSharePro

Thanks to all those who have participated in the TonidoPlug and WebSharePro free giveaway. Here are the winners: Winners of TonidoPlug ($99) 1. Pubudu Kodikara 2. panthar Winners of WebSharePro ($14.99) 1. Jay 2. Jeremy Harrisonrison 3. sikku 4. ralphwilliams 5. Robert Schmandt 6. AndrewStifora 7. davidriggs 8. CY 9. Michael Schemer II All the […]

Smooth Gestures Adds Mouse Gestures To Your Google Chrome

Smooth Gestures Adds Mouse Gestures To Your Google Chrome

Update: This Google Chrome extension is no longer available in the Web store. When I am using Firefox, one of the extension that I can’t live without is FireGesture. I love how it allows me to switch between tabs, view source, go back history, go forward, undo close tabs and many more stuffs with minimal […]

How to Get Chrome’s Smart OmniBar in Firefox

How to Get Chrome’s Smart OmniBar in Firefox

As we all know, the Google Chrome is famous for its minimalist approach to laying out the interface. There is no menubar and statusbar and the tabs are located out of the window rather than inside the window. One of the important component that it has successfully discarded is the search bar. Instead, there is […]

How to Configure Gmail And Google Apps For Spicebird

How to Configure Gmail And Google Apps For Spicebird

Spicebird is one of my most favorite Email client as it can fulfill all my other important needs like blog, RSS, Calender etc. Here is a tutorial that will explain how to configure your Gmail and Google Apps mail account on Spicebird. Download and install Spicebird. After you start it for the first time, you […]