Bertel is a tech blogger and independent novelist who puts perhaps a tad too much trust in Google. He’s loved Android since the moment he got his eager hands on his first device -- if not sooner -- and has understood the Chromebook Pixel from day one.You can follow his work at bertelking.com.
Sometimes all you need is a text editor for jotting down a few quick notes, but what about those times you need to get serious writing done? No, we are not talking about Google Docs, we are referring to something even better.
Twitter does not have a built in export option, but if you are concerned about all the information you have poured into Twitter over the years, twDocs is an online service that will quickly and easily export your Twitter feed into whatever format your heart desires.
The web browser has become the most used application on most of our computers, and sometimes it is can be a real inconvenience to switch to another application just to take notes. Here are some of the great text editors you can use right in Google Chrome.
If you want to make your workflow even easier, you can consider having specific applications open up automatically into separate workspaces in GNOME, saving you from having to rearrange windows the old-fashioned way.
Most Linux distributions currently default to using the Ext4 file system, but the future for many of them lies with the B-tree file system, better known as Btrfs. Learn all about Btrfs and why is it better than Ext4 file system.
A stated goal of the GNOME project is to make finding and accessing our files easier than ever before. In this article, you will find a hands-on look at the current state of searching for data on the GNOME 3.6 desktop.
As technology continues to get smaller and increasingly mobile, many of us are stuck with CD and DVD collections that are growing less compatible with our new lifestyles. Here’s a guide to knock the dust off your stack of DVDs and CDs and turn them into a digital music library.
In part 1 of this series, I provided a list of open source alternatives useful for home office use, such as office suites and finance managers. As for part 2, what follows is just a taste of the many Linux applications available for editing, viewing, and streaming multimedia.
While Kindle is the most popular e-reader currently on the market, that doesn’t mean you have to stick to it. There are no shortage of options to solve your reading needs, you just need to know where to find them. Here are some of the alternative ways to read ebooks other than on the Kindle.
If the availability of Windows apps is what stop you from switching to Linux, here is a large list of open source Linux alternatives apps that could make your transition to Linux easier than you thought possible.
Some users use their text editor extensively for scripting, coding, editing while others use it simply just for note-taking. If you belong to the latter group and are looking for a lightweight text editor, Leafpad is the one for you. [Linux only]
The most controversial changes in GNOME 3.6 is the Nautilus file manager, now rebranded as Files. The interface has been stripped down to present you with as few buttons as necessary. Here is a comprehensive look around the newly-redesigned file manager, showing how to manage files in GNOME 3.6.