Weekly Wrap-up: Facebook Sells User Content to Advertisers Edition

This week, we show you how to fix common problems in Internet Explorer 8, add more memory to your PC, ways to install applications on Android without the market, encode WebM video in Linux, turn your iPad to alarm clock, make your iPhone apps compatible with iPad and many more…

5 Most Popular Articles Of The Week

1. How to Supercharge Your Shell with Bashish [Linux]

2. Browsers War: The Search For The Best Android Browser

3. Quick Tip: Adding Unread Count to GMail Favicon

4. Quick Tip: How to Replace Your OpenOffice With LibreOffice In Ubuntu

5. 5 Important Measures To Gear Up Your Windows 7 Security

Poll of the week

Do You Feel Safe Storing Your Files/Information Online?

News of the week

1. Facebook unveiled Sponsored Stories, sells user content to Advertisers. (more details)

2. New Gmail labs feature: Show unread count in favicon

3. Google Cloud Printing finally launched. Now available for Gmail for mobile and mobile document.

4. Google Starts Censoring BitTorrent, Rapidshare and more

5. Google Offers goes live, starts to integrate in Google Maps and Places.

6. Kongregate makes triumphant return to Android Market after a few tweaks

7. Facebook makes two security improvement: site-wide HTTPS and Authentication with your friend pictures.

8. Google announced Android 3.0 Honeycomb and a showcase site with screenshots.

9. LibreOffice 3.0 stable release is finally out, now available to download for all platforms.

10. Google releases Chrome extension to keep you out of ad tracking cookies.

11. SourceForge attacked. 2 millions accounts suspended.

12. Desktop notifications arrived for Gmail and chat

Other useful How-to articles

1. How to Add Google Calendar Events via Google Talk IM (Google Voice Required)

2. How to Use Google Cloud Print from the Desktop

3. How To Pin Documents to the Windows 7 Taskbar

4. How To Jailbreak Your New Apple TV with Seas0nPass (and Install XBMC Too!)

Software of the week

1. Runkeeper Pro -Runkeeper Pro is now free forever. Grab it in the market/app store now.

2. iSendr – On demand, peer-to-peer file sharing, no cloud required..

3. BlueGriffon – A new WYSIWYG content editor that supports HTML5 and CSS3

4. BootXChanger – Customizes Your Mac OS X Boot Screen.

5. Theme It – theme app store for jailbroken iPhone.

That’s all for the wrap-up for this week. If you have any tips, tricks or any topics you think we should include, feel free to email us at tips [at] maketecheasier.com