In this week wrap-up, we reviewed Qimo – the Linux distro for kids. If you have kids at home, do not miss out this excellent distro. We also covered how you can use Conky Wizard to easily configure Conky (we all know how difficult it can be to get it working right?) and how you can jailbreak your iPhone 3G to iOS 4.0.2 and upload photos to Facebook from Ubuntu.
Last but not least, if you have accidentally locked up your Gmail Call Phone while upgrading your account, we also have a simple and effective trick to unlock your account.
- Review of Qimo: Linux for Kids
- Configuring Conky The (Very) Easy Way
- How to Jailbreak iOS 4.0.2 For iPhone 3G in Windows
- How to Upload Photos to Facebook From Ubuntu
The rest of the articles
- How to Compress Your Images Without Affecting the Quality
- How to Connect Your iDevice to Your Mac’s Internet Connection Without a Wifi Router
- Safe Returner: An Impressive Post-Infection Malware Removal Tool
- Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail
- How to Make Incremental Backups With Rsync
- How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing
- How To Change the Blogger Favicon
- Locked Out While Upgrading Your Gmail Call Phone? Try This Fix
- IDriveSync: A Cheaper Alternative Of Dropbox
News for the week
- Attackers exploit DLL vulnerability in Office and other applications
Hackers are always looking for ways to crack into your computer and recently they have succeeded in exploiting the DLL vulnerability in Microsoft Office and several applications.
- Windows Live Sync to be named Windows Live Mesh
Are you always confused at the differences between Windows Live Sync and Live Mesh? There are two different services, but very few people really understand the differences. Now, the two services are brought together and renamed as Windows Live Mesh.
- Google launches Gmail Call Phone. You can call USA or Canada numbers for free
For those who need to make phone call (or oversea call) frequently, it is time to joy. The big G has launched a new feature in Gmail that allows you to call your friends/partners at a very cheap rate.
- Wally 2.4 Adds deviantArt, Vladstudio And Google Image Sources
We have covered Wally previously and we feel that it is one of the best wallpaper changer app out there. We are also glad that it has added support for deviantArt, Vladstudio And Google Image
- Google Adds Push Support to iPhone App
There has been no real support for Gmail push notification in iPhone unless you connect it via the Microsoft Exchange. A good thing is, this is no longer necessary as Google releases the push support for iPhone. The push notification supports Google Calendar too.
Other useful How-to articles
- How to Customize Shortcut Keys for Any Linux Application
- Securely delete files with secure-delete
- The 12 Best Ways To Customize Your Facebook Pages
- Group Programs into Mac-type Stacks
- Kill non-responsive apps in Ubuntu using a keyboard shortcut
- How to Cut and Paste Files in the OS X Finder
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