10 Useful Tips to Using FriendFeed

10 Useful Tips to Using FriendFeed

FriendFeed is increasingly becoming a popular social media tool for being a social aggregator with community features. It was one of the first to use the “Like” functionality that more and more web sites (e.g. Facebook, Digg, Seesmic, etc.) are adopting. Additionally, FriendFeed has built a social community that allows you to quickly find an answer to any kind of question that you ask, or get to know other people who share similar interests. New users are usually overwhelmed by the social media site, and are not sure what to do or where to begin. Here are ten useful tips to enjoying all that FriendFeed has to offer.

2 Useful SSH Tricks to Improve Your System Security

2 Useful SSH Tricks to Improve Your System Security

A few days ago, Tavis wrote a great article on How to use SSH X-forwarding to Run Remote Apps. X forwarding is indeed a very handy feature of SSH, so I thought it would be a good time to expand on some of the other great uses for this excellent piece of software (and some […]

Clean Up Your Windows Mobile Easily With CleanRAM

Clean Up Your Windows Mobile Easily With CleanRAM

Constant day to day use of a Windows Mobile device can lead to a slowdown in performance even on the highest spec devices with memory and by extension processor time continually allocated to applications that are to all intents and purposes closed. Poor application programming is usually the cause of these apps retaining system resources […]

Automatically Rate Songs in Your iTunes – Mac Only

Automatically Rate Songs in Your iTunes – Mac Only

In my personal opinion as both Mac and Windows users, iTunes is the best music player I’ve come across. The simple yet intuitive interface alone is enough to make me ditch other players out there. And there are many other powerful features which hides behind the simplicity of the appearance. One of the iTunes features […]

10 Awesome Features of Krunner in KDE 4

10 Awesome Features of Krunner in KDE 4

Many KDE 3 users depended on Krun, a simple yet effective application used to execute commands. Executed simply by pressing “Alt-F2″, it was much easier to start applications using it, rather than navigating through a launch menu or opening a terminal window. The only catch with Krun was that you had to know the exact name […]

ShoZu – Social Network Updating Made Easy

ShoZu – Social Network Updating Made Easy

There are plenty of sites and programs out there that will let you upload your pictures or videos to one or two of your social media sites, but people like choice. Would 50 supported sites plus email and FTP uploading be enough? That should let you share enough stuff to make even your Kindergarten teacher […]

Top Three Web RSS Readers to Manage Your RSS Feeds

Top Three Web RSS Readers to Manage Your RSS Feeds

The Internet is quickly becoming many people’s one-stop shop for getting information. There are tons of newspapers, magazines, podcasts, blogs, etc. talking about something that will be of interest to a group of people.These publications usually offer RSS feeds that make it easy for their readers to continue viewing their content outside of their site. […]

How to Install Software from a Tarball in Linux

How to Install Software from a Tarball in Linux

Most of the time, installing software in Linux is a breeze. Package management utilities like Apt, Portage, and Yum have made software installation in Linux even easier than it is in Windows (in my opinion at least). If you know what you want, you simply tell your package manager that you want it, and it’ll […]

A Quick Look At Microsoft Security Essentials Free Antivirus Software

A Quick Look At Microsoft Security Essentials Free Antivirus Software

Microsoft has recently announced that they will be releasing a free anti-virus software for their Windows platform. The free software, named Windows Security Essentials (previously codenamed “Morro”) would be available by the end of 2009 at the latest, but for those enthusiasts who can’t wait for the official release, the beta version is already available […]

Speed Up Your Web Search With Inquisitor

Speed Up Your Web Search With Inquisitor

Most, if not, all browsers come with a search bar at the top right hand corner of the window. To perform a search, you simply type in your search term and press Enter. The browser will automatically load the search engine result page with your search term. As easy as that. Now, the question is: […]