Gimp users, rejoice! After 3.5 years of development, Gimp 2.8 has finally arrived. This version of Gimp brings a plethora of changes and improvement, making Gimp a even better image editing software than its previous version.
No one is perfect. Even the best writer can make typographical errors, not to mention the average bloggers like you and me. There are times when we typed too fast and mixed up the “a” and the “e” and also times when we get confused over the “is” and the “was“. For those who are […]
For long time WordPress fans, good news for you: WordPress 3.0 is coming. WP 3.0 is scheduled to release in May 2010, which is just round the corner. We have grabbed a beta version of it and gave it a test run. I must say, it is darn impressive. This latest release comes packed with […]
Yes, Make Tech Easier is now one year old. Happy Birthday! For those of you who have been with us and giving us your support all the while, we’d like to take the opportunity to say THANKS to all of you. MTE won’t be what it is today without all your support. You are awesome. […]
Are you seriously obsessed with your computer and have tons of computer tips and tricks up your sleeves? Are you always surfing the Web to look for cool useful software and eagerly share with your friends when you found one? If that is who you are, then you are the one we are looking for. […]
Google has not released the Linux version of Google Chrome, but that doesn’t mean you can’t test it on your Ubuntu. With the release of wine 1.1.4, you can easily get Chrome running in your Ubuntu in no time.
If you have a huge collection of music and would like to build a media streaming server to manage your collection, then Jinzora is the right one for you. Jinzora is a Web based media streaming and management system. It is supported in various platforms and it allows you to access your music collection from […]
Songbird is an open source media player that allows you to play music, watch video and surf the Web at the same time. Built with codes from Firefox and VLC, Songbird inherits the features of the two most powerful open source applications, thus making it one of the best desktop media player around The most […]
You may have installed countless add-on in Firefox to enhance your using experience, but if you want to get the most out of Firefox, you really have to hack your way into the about:config. The about:config page contains most (if not, all) of Firefox configuration options. It is so far the most effective, and the […]
Playing Windows games on Linux is not really a difficult task. Most gamers are reluctant to migrate to Linux because they have this misconception that Windows games cannot be played on Linux. How wrong they are. If you are one of those avid gamers that I mentioned above, here are 4 ways that you can […]
For those who prefer to watch videos and movies behind the computer screen rather than the television, Miro is definitely the best application for you. Miro is an open source application that turns your desktop into an Internet TV. You can subscribe to unlimited channels and have Miro download the videos for you. Be it […]
You might already have used WordPress for a long time and get the hang of it. Well, here are 4 hidden WordPress features for you to maximize your WordPress blog and get the most out of it.
Securing your WordPress blog is the most important thing that you must do after you have set it up on your server. There shouldn’t be any reason for you to leave your WordPress wide open for hackers to creep in and steal your information and/or destroy your data. Here are 11 ways that you can […]
When developing a project, you may want to keep a version control of all your files so that you can easily revert to an earlier page (or the previous revision) to fix any bugs or in the event that someone accidentally deleted your files. In Ubuntu, the easiest way to do version control is to […]
After running the update manager and installed a bunch of files, you find that your AMSN is no longer able to connect. If this is the case, then you are not alone. I have this issue after I finished updating my system. It seems that the updated version of Tcl/tk client is conflicting with AMSN […]
While Windows and Linux users can easily sync their desktop calendars to Google Calendar via GCal Daemon, there is no free and easy option to sync Mac Leopard iCal with Google Cal. All this is set to change as Calgoo, the online and desktop syncing application, become free. Once configured, Calgoo Connect will sync your […]
LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. It is the most widely used combination for setting up a Web Server. By far, the easiest way to install LAMP server is simply installing the Ubuntu Server Edition itself. However, many of us have installed the Ubuntu Desktop edition, only to find that we need to […]
When Portable Apps released their portable Firefox, it is meant to be used only on Windows. Now, with the release of Portable Firefox OSX, Mac users can also enjoy the benefit of bringing the Firefox everywhere they go, even on their iPod. Portable Firefox OSX is developed by FreeSMUG (Free Open Source Software Mac User […]