The beta version of the next Ubuntu release – 12.10 Quantal Quetzal – is now available for testing. There are several new and interesting features added and whether you like it or not, the Unity desktop is here to stay and it is getting better with each release. Let check it out.
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However, if you are using it as frequent as me, you will find that the 20GB of storage space get filled up very quickly. If you are looking to increase the virtual hard disk size, here is how you can do it.
At its 18th version, the Magix Movie Edit Pro software is now a mature, and more powerful movie editing tool than before. We have a chance to play around with the Movie Edit Pro 18 MX Plus and we are really impressed. The following is our review of the product and at the end, we are also going to give away 10 copies of Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus. Read on for more information.
Testing your websites on different version of IEs can be a difficult task since you are only allowed to install a single version of IE on your Windows. If you are using IE 9, you won’t be able to test on IE 7 or 8, and vice versa. IE Tab is an extension for Google Chrome that allows you to load a page using the IE rendering engine in a Chrome tab. With this extension, you can test out your sites in different version of IE without leaving Chrome.
Virtual machine is a good way to test out your applications without affecting the main host system. The disadvantage is that they are mostly desktop-bound and require you to allocate tens of gigabytes of space to it. If you are looking for a quick, small and portable virtual solution, Hopedot VOS could be the one you are looking for. And yes, we have free license keys to giveaway for this great software.
Dropbox has introduced a new 2-step verification to further enhance its security features. Here is how you can enable the 2-step verification in your Dropbox account.
If you are keen to use Ubuntu on your 2012 MacBook Air, here is the tutorial to install and dual boot Ubuntu on MacBook Air (5,2)
If you are using a custom keyboard on your new Mac, you will know that the Home/End button don’t work. The default method in Mac is to use “Cmd + left/right arrow”, but here is a quick fix to restore the Home/End button on your keyboard.
While there are many wallpaper changing app for Linux, most of them are similar, do their job (changing the wallpaper) well and don’t seem interesting enough to warrant a review here. Slidewall is yet another wallpaper changer that comes with support for live wallpaper. It is pretty cool, I must say. Check it out.
To protect your images from being stolen, the common practice is to embed a watermark onto it that shows your site’s URL. While this can be effective, it can be tedious too. Batch Marker is an image editing software that allows you to add watermarks to a batch of image files quickly and easily. And yes, we have a giveaway event for it.
Gmail doesn’t has a mail merge feature by default. Here is how you can easily create and send a mail merge in Gmail, using GDrive and Google Script.
The giveaway for this week is NovaPDF Professional. NovaPDF is a great software to convert your documents to PDF. It also comes with many advanced features not found in any other PDF creator. Read on for the giveaway details.
Firefox doesn’t come with a native translation tool, If you are a Firefox user, here are several extensions that you can use to easily translate foreign text to your own language.
Looking for a way to access and sync Google Drive to your Ubuntu desktop? Insync for Linux could be the one you are looking for.
There is no shortage of backup software for Windows and most of them are pretty effective and easy to use. Backup4All is another backup software for Windows that is useful for both beginner and advanced users. Check out its review and don’t forget to participate in the giveaway to win a copy.
Ubuntu doesn’t come with an easy way for you to add or remove a user to and from a group. Here are two methods that allow you to do so easily.
If you are looking for a desktop client that support various IM and telephony protocols like MSN, SIP, Facebook, Google Talk etc, then Jitsi is the one for you.
Our giveaway event for the week is UPrinting business card with free shipping. 5 sets of 250 die-cut business cards to be given away. Check it out now!
Linux doesn’t provide native support for the exFAT file system. If you want to mount your exFAT external hard drive, here is how you can do so in Ubuntu.
iTunes is a great music player, but when it is used to sync your iOS device, it is very limiting. While you can sync your document, photos, music, podcast etc from your computer to your device, you can’t sync your music back to your computer. This is where PhoneTrans Pro comes in. It allows you […]