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The User Guide to Customize XFCE Desktop

The User Guide to Customize XFCE Desktop

XFCE is a great desktop manager that is both lightweight and customizable. If you are tired of Gnome or KDE and are planning to switch to XFCE, this tutorial will show you how to customize the XFCE desktop.

How to Easily Hide A File/Folder In Mac

How to Easily Hide A File/Folder In Mac

In Linux, you can hide a file by adding a “.” to the beginning of the filename. In Mac, you can use the chflags command to hide files or folders.

How to Add a Delete Option to the Context Menu in Mac

How to Add a Delete Option to the Context Menu in Mac

If you are a Mac user, you will know that it doesn’t allows you to permanently delete files from the context menu. Wouldn’t it be great if you can add a “Delete” option in the context menu so you can quickly and easily delete the file/folder?

How to Send a Private Message in Google Plus

How to Send a Private Message in Google Plus

Like Facebook, Google Plus allows you to send a private message to another person. The only problem is that this feature is not publicized and a lot of people are not aware of this capability. Here is how you can send a private message in Google Plus.

Add Hovering Controls to Your Android Phone

Add Hovering Controls to Your Android Phone

Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a hovering control feature that allows you to answer the call without touching the screen. What about the rest of us? Here is a good alternative for you to achieve the same effect without breaking your phone.

Access Google Music From Rhythmbox

Access Google Music From Rhythmbox

Google doesn’t provide a Linux desktop client for Google Music. If you are a Linux and Rhythmbox user, here is how you can access Google Music in Rhythmbox.

Create Animated Gifs From YouTube Videos

Create Animated Gifs From YouTube Videos

MakeGIF Video Capture allows you to easily turn YouTube video into animated GIF. There is no technical knowledge required. All you need to do is to play the video, click Capture, follow by Generate and you will be able to download the animated GIF.

The Complete Guide to Run Android 4.3 in VirtualBox

The Complete Guide to Run Android 4.3 in VirtualBox

If you are keen to get your hands on the latest Android 4.3, but your phone’s manufacturer/carrier is not ready to push the update to your phone yet, you can try it out on your desktop, by running Android 4.3 in a virtual machine.