In this tutorial, we will show you how to activate the web server in Mountain Lion, as well as setting up PHP, MySQL and PhpMyAdmin. At the end of this tutorial, you will have a MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL, Php) server running on your Mac.
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Do you have an issue with the trackpad in Mac misbehaving while you were typing? If you are using an external mouse, here is a quick way to disable Mac trackpad when it detects a connected mouse.
One of the way to multitask is to pop out videos to new windows so you can watch them and work at the same time. In Firefox, this can be done with PopVideo.
Do you know that you can watch Youtube video in VLC, without having to go to the browser? Here is how it can be done.
While there are tons of tools and services that you use to create survey forms and conduct surveys, If you wish to have full control over your data, LimeSurvey is a good survey application that you can install on your own server and host your own surveys.
We have shown you how to Facebook comment system to your WordPress blog, but if you prefer to use Google Plus Comments instead, here are a few ways that you can integrate Google Plus Comments in WordPress.
The logging of recently opened documents is enabled by default in Ubuntu. Here is how you can disable recent documents logging in Ubuntu.
If you are looking for a quick way to clean up the right click context menu in Mac OS X, here is how you can do it
Precise Puppy is the latest release of Puppy Linux which is built on top of Ubuntu Precise binary. Let check out its performance and usability.
[Linux / Mac] While typing the command in the terminal, you can easily use the “Up” arrow to get it to show the last typed command. What if you want to search for a command that you typed last week? The solution is simple. Simply press the keyboard shortcut “Ctrl + R” and you can […]
VLC is a great media player that can play almost any media format. It also comes with a subtitle feature where you can load the subtitle file for the video file. The thing it doesn’t do is to find and download the subtitle automatically. Wouldn’t it be perfect if VLC can download the subtitle automatically?
If you are relying heavily on Google Maps on your Android phone to find your direction, you will be glad to know that you can save an area for offline use. This is useful as it allows you to plan ahead of your journey and prevent data usage while on the move. Saving the map […]
The default screen capture tool in Linux (particularly Ubuntu) is really minimal. If you are someone who need to take screen capture on a regular basis, I am sure you will appreciate the many features built into HotShots. It is really a lightweight and useful screen capture tool for Linux.
Now that Google Reader is gone, most of you have moved to Feedly and used it as the alternative to Google Reader. If you are a Google Chrome user, here are some extensions that you can use to improve your Feedly experience.
Shutting down the PC in Windows 8 is not really a straightforward matter. You have to move your mouse over to the lower-right corner and open up the Power settings before you can select the “Shut Down” option. Using the trick stated here, you can easily pin a “Shut Down” tile to the Start screen […]
If you have a highly confidential data that you need to share with your friends, how would you send the file across without compromising on its security? One way is to embed the message in an image and send the encrypted image over. This form of data encryption is known as Steganography. Here are 3 tools that allow you to do so in Linux.
[Android] When you install an app from Google Play on your Android phone, it will automatically add the app to your homescreen. If you prefer to keep your homescreen clean and not cluttered with all the apps, here is the way to prevent Google Play from auto-adding widgets to your Android homescreen. 1. Open Google […]
Twitter is experimenting to serve tailored ads to its users. Here is how you can opt out of Twitter tailored ads and prevent Twitter from tracking you.
For those command line lovers, you can easily display a calendar in the terminal with this command: cal This will work in both Linux and Mac OS X. The default “cal” command will show the calendar for the current month. If you want it to show other month, say January 2012, just type: cal 01 […]
If you are concerned about the security of your data on Dropbox’s server, and are fed up with the storage limitation, you may want to try out AeroFS. It sync your files across computer without storing them in the cloud and you can store as many files as your hard disk can hold.