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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 […]
We have mentioned tools that allow you to schedule tasks in Ubuntu, but if you want to set a trigger and automate tasks based on the result of a prior action, then CuttleFish would be the one for you.
If you are a iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Phone user, you might be familiar with the WhatsApp application that allows you to chat and send free SMS with your friends. It is such a useful app, to the extend that it has completely replaced my default SMS app. WhatsApp is tied to your mobile […]
If you are an administrator/moderator of a Facebook page, you will know that previously there is no way to schedule post right within the Facebook page. To do so, you will have to resort to third party app or write your own code using the Facebook API. A good thing is, Facebook has recently introduced […]
In Ubuntu, if you are connected to the Internet, updating and upgrading the system is as easy as running the “apt-get update” and “apt-get upgrade” command. Better still, for those who prefer a GUI, you can also use the Update Manager to update your system with a simple click. Now, what if your Ubuntu computer […]
You have probably heard of the AppArmor while you are installing Ubuntu, but since it is not an application that shows up in the Application Menu and it doesn’t appear in any graphical form, most of you have probably no idea what it does and why it is essential for your system. In short, AppArmor […]
For those of you who are in love with Youtube and have spent countless hours everyday watching the videos, you can now watch it directly from your desktop without having to open the browser. Minitube is the only software you need and it works for Windows, Mac and Linux. One good thing about the Linux […]
Wunderlist is a great to do list app and task manager. It allows you to sync your tasks online and you can access it from various platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android and iPad. However, there seem to be one platform that is missing from the list, and that is our favorite Linux. Sure enough, […]
Microsoft has released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Release Preview for the public to test and play it out. Some of you will have played with it, and even use it in your daily production machine. We are keen to know how impressed (or unimpressed) you are with this new OS. Here’s the poll […]
We have covered several Android apps that allow you to sync your Android to your computer over wireless network. Most of them will turn your Android phone into a web server and you can then access it from your computer’s web browser. What if you want to browse the files and folders in your computer and move them over to your Android phone?
There are tons of ways to take screenshot in Linux. You can either use the “PrintScreen” button on your keyboard, or use the comprehensive and feature-rich Shutter to do the job. Alternatively, if you are looking for a screen capture tool that can sync your screenshots to the cloud, ScreenCloud could be the one for […]
In this week poll, the question is: Do You Support MTE Switching Back to the Native WordPress Comments System (From Disqus)? The reason behind this is because while Disqus is a great third-party commenting platform, it also comes with several drawbacks which makes it difficult for us to manage. Firstly, it doesn’t support author notification […]
LibreOffice may be the most popular open-source Office Suite around, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other good open source office suite that you can use. If you are looking for a simpler, yet equally powerful office suite for your Linux system, Calligra might be a good alternative to LibreOffice (or is it?) Let’s check […]
Google+ might not be as big as Facebook (for now), but it does has its fair share of users and being tightly integrated with Youtube, Hangout and many other Google products make it a really useful social network, whether it is for personal uses or for marketing your brand. As good as it gets, it […]
I am not a Comic fan, but sometimes I do read some comics to keep myself entertained. My usual way of reading comic is to go online to find the comic I want and read the strips, one at a time. The problem with this method is that with a slow Internet connection, the loading […]
The result for last week poll: Which Is Your Favorite Office Suite Application? is out. Here’s the breakdown: When it comes to Office Suite, LibreOffice is the clear people’s favorite with 50% of the vote and hold a comfortable lead over the second position. Microsoft’s Office is at a distant second place, despite it beings […]
Samba is a useful service found in most Unix and Linux system that allows you to share file and print services with another computer, particularly a Microsoft Windows client. In Ubuntu, while the Nautiilus File Manager comes with a series of connection protocols to access files from a remote server, it doesn’t turn the machine […]