Weekly Wrap-up: Nokia Phone Will Soon Be Running Windows Phone 7 OS Edition

This week, we show you how to batch process your images with Phatch, gain extra storage space on your Android phone, get notified of Gmail update on Linux desktop, speed up your Mac for free, disable PDF viewer on Google Chrome, and many more…

5 Most Popular Articles Of The Week

1. Go Launcher Ex: An Impressive Home Replacement App For Android

2. How to Theme Up Lubuntu

3. How to Speed Up Your Mac For Free!

4. 9 Useful Twitter Tools To Do More Than Just Tweeting

5. How To Fix Network Problems Using Command Line Tools In Windows 7

News of the week

1. Nokia and Microsoft announce partnership to build a new global mobile ecosystem and the first Nokia’s Windows Phone 7 concept already revealed

2. Google wants to be in-charge of your wedding. New wedding templates now available in Google Docs, Google Sites and Picnik

3. Google adds extra security to Gmail, now comes with 2-step verification.

4. Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate, said to be the fastest browser created by Microsoft.

5. Myriad Announces ‘Alien Dalvik’, Enables Android Apps to Run on Non-Android Phones

6. Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta, now including “Do Not Track” capabilities

7. Mozilla to release Firefox 4, 5 ,6 and 7 in year 2011

8. iPad FaceTime now possible with hack

9. Digg Bans RSS Submissions

10. Not surprising – yet another popular site hacked. This time is eHarmony

11. Facebook is rolling out the revamped messaging system to all users

Other useful How-to articles

1. How To Boot a Linux ISO Without Using A Boot CD

2. How To Move your Files to Relevant Folders with Ease

3. How to Easily Install Carrier-Blocked Apps from the Android Market Without Rooting the Phone

4. How To Set Up a Cross-Platform To-Do List with Google Tasks

5. How to get the most from the new Facebook pages

Software of the week

1. SoundCloud – Record, upload, share your personally created music.

2. Xleaner – Clean up your file directories in Windows.

3. MacDropAny – allows Mac users to sync any folder on their computer through Dropbox

4. Npackd – an application store/package manager/marketplace for applications. Only for Windows.

5. Minimalist for Google Calendar – Chrome extension. Customize Google Calendar user interface.

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

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