Chromebooks have been around for a few years, and it is starting to pick up momentum. The question is: can you get by with using Chromebook as your only computer?
What if you left your laptop at home and there is an urgent need to edit a video that you saved in Google Drive? Thankfully you can make use of WeVideo to edit the video directly in Google Drive.
A number of tools can be used to edit JSON files, but if you want to do so within Google Chrome, the following are files tools to help with the process.
Tracking your time and task can be a difficult job. While some may have no trouble keeping track of time in their heads, others may benefit from a more visual means of measuring progress. Progress Bar Timer is a Google Chrome extension that turns deadlines and quotas into convenient progress bars to help track time and goals.
Various web services can open Microsoft Office files with ease, but what about files created with LibreOffice? The good thing is, you can also read ODT document in your browser as well.
With Google Reader on its way out, it could be worth your while to consider transitioning to one of the free alternatives to Feedburner featured here.
Have you ever lost your computer? If so, you probably know how frightening of an experience it can be. Prey is here to help you find your lost computer or mobile device when it is lost.
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.
With more devices geared with a retina display, demand for higher-res wallpaper has also rocketed. Here are 5 great sources of high-res wallpapers that can complement your retina desktop.
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.
If you are not a fan of one of GNOME 3’s default fonts, for example the Cantarell font, it is possible to replace it. The following shows how to change the fonts in GNOME 3.
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.