If you are using mobile Firefox in your Android devices, here is one neat trick that you can use to quickly access your browsing history.
If you need an app that allows you to quickly access your favorite apps and doesn’t drain battery and memory resources, Slide Launcher is the one for you.
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If you have installed Linux Mint (or the Cinnamon Desktop) and found that the two-finger scrolling on touchpad is not working, here is how you enable it.
If you are always following technology news, your bookmarks menu must be flooded with dozens of links to various websites where you for the latest topics.
If you are using Firefox on a tablet, you may want to switch it to run in Desktop mode by default so websites will always load the desktop version.
Gmail allows you to filter and automate the organization of your incoming emails. Here are 5 Google scripts that you can use to further automate your Gmail.
If you upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and find the date time indicator missing in the menu bar, here’s the fix.
If there is a need for you to send email from the command line, say to report the progress (or failure) of a backup process, you can easily do so in Linux. Check it out here.
If you are one of those “old” Mac users who are not eligible for free iWork, here is a simple trick to grab the latest iWork for free.
Technology myths are everywhere. On occasions, it costs you money and make you poorer. Let’s take a look at some of the technology myths that cost you money.
Gmail filters is a good way for you to organize your inbox without you doing the manual work. Here are a few ways that you can make good use of Gmail fliters.
If you entered a wrong URL in Chrome’s omnibar, it will continue to show up in the suggestion, which can be rather annoying. Here is a quick way to delete a URL from the Chrome omnibar.
If you are planning to back up files to Dropbox from the terminal, Dropbox Uploader is the best solution for you.
Need a QR code? Here is one quick way to generate a QR code with a URL.
If you are always searching Google Images with a set of filter, here is how you can customize Google Images Search Result to always show the result you want.
Instead of manually download and install Google fonts on your system, you can now make use of TypeCatcher to easily install Google Fonts in Ubuntu.
It’s the time of the year again where Canonical is going to launch a new version of its popular Ubuntu distro. You may be wondering if the upcoming release, Saucy Salamander 13.10, is a worthy upgrade, or one that you can skip altogether. Let’s check out ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta and see what’s new and if it is worth upgrading.
There are tons of ways to create QR code. If you are a Google Drive user, here is one quick way to create R code in Google Document
If you are one of those who are curious about how malware works, there is a Linux distro that comes with all the necessary tools for you to analyze malware.
You probably have used Viber on your mobile phone to make free phone call. It had recently released a desktop version which allows you to make free phone call from the desktop. Here is how you can install Viber in Linux.
In Ubuntu, you can easily access Amazon S3 via the various software, such as S3Fox or Dragon Disk. However, in a server situation, you won’t have the luxury of using a desktop software. In this tutorial, we will show you how you can mount Amazon S3 in Ubuntu, be it desktop or server.
For Mac users, if you have plenty of applications running, you might find that your desktop is cluttered with all sort of application windows. Here are several keyboard shortcuts that you can use to quickly de-clutter your desktop.
If you are a webmaster, you might be thinking of how you can make your website more interactive, or even allowing your visitors to collaborate with one another. TogetherJS allows you to easily add a real-time collaboration feature to your site with minimal technical/coding skill.
Searching your files can be an easy, or difficult task, depending on how you organize your files and documents. Recoll is a text search tool for Unix and Linux and can find keywords inside documents as well as file names. This make it a perfect tool for you to search and retrieve your files and documents quickly, whenever you need it.
If you are using multiple OSes and wish to transfer files from one computer to another via an external hard disk, you will want to format the hard disk to exFAT format since it is widely supported by most OS and doesn’t come with the 4GB per file restriction. Here is how you can format it to exFAT filesystem in Ubuntu.
There are times when you opened too many tabs in your browser and it is causing the whole system to slow down. A quick and easy way to fix this is to close as many unused tabs as possible to minimize the memory usage. However, it can be a chores if you have tons of opened tabs. Luckily, most browsers come with a way for you to quickly close multiple tabs with a single click.
Encfs is particularly useful for encrypting files that you want to store in the cloud. Using encfs in Linux and Windows is pretty straightforward as there are installers for both platforms. However, for Mac OS X, installing encfs is not as easy as it should be. Here is how you can install and use encfs in Mac OS X.
Once in a while, we do come across a Linux distro that is really unique and come with some special features that make it different from the rest. Elementary OS is one of them. On the first glance, you might think that it is just another clone of Mac OS X, but after you have used it, you will find that it is more than just skin deep. Let’s check it out.
In Gmail, you can append a “+” to the username and you will be able to create an email alias quickly and easily. The good news is that Outlook.com has also allowed the use of “+” in your email address. Check it out!
For simple file management, the default file manager will suffice. But if you are looking for a more powerful file management tool, you got to try Krusader.
If you are running low on hard disk space, you can clear Spotify cache to free up some space. Here is how you can do so in Windows, Mac and Linux.
Have you ever wanted to find out more information about your Linux system, but are not sure where you can obtain those information? With ScreenFetch, you will be able to view such system information in terminal.
You probably are wondering, what are the differences between MBR and GPT and is there any benefit using one over the other? We wil clear your doubt in this article.
If you are wondering how fast your Internet connection really is, here is a way to test your Internet connection speed with a simple command.
You don’t have to add a song to the iTunes library to sync it to your iPhone. Here is how you can transfer music to iPhone without adding it to iTunes library.
You probably have seen the error message: “Sorry, Ubuntu 13.04 Has Experienced An Internal Error” countless times. They are annoying, aren’t they? Here is how you can disable apport in Ubuntu
To protect your privacy and prevent others from viewing your emails, it is best to encrypt them so only the intended recipients can view them. Here is how you can send encrypted emails in Thunderbird.
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Most USB creators only allow you to install one distro per USB disk. What if you want to create a multiboot Linux USB drive? YUMI is nifty app that allows you to install multiple Linux distros in one USB drive.
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Ubuntu Software Center is a great place for you to find and install applications. The only limitation is that it only contain applications that are in its repository. If you want to install third party applications via the Ubuntu Software Center, here is how you can do so.
Some people will find the notification center in Mac useful while many others will find it useless. If you belong to the latter, here is an easy way to remove the notification center and reclaim back the small icon space in the system tray occupied by the Notification center icon.
When your computer crashes, there is a chance that your filesystem will get corrupted or damage in the process. It is advisable to do a filesystem check regularly to make sure that it is running properly and free of error. In Linux, there is this powerful command “fsck” that you can use to check and repair your filesystem.
The dock in Mac can get messy very fast if you minimize a lot of windows at the same time. Here is a simple trick to quickly reduce dock clutter.
Most of the Live USB creator tool are for Linux. If you are a Windows user, you can make use of Universal USB Installer to quickly download the distro and create a Live USB with it.
While Android doesn’t show notification on the lockscreen by default, that doesn’t mean you can’t add the feature in. NiLS Notification Lock Screen is a useful Android app that can show notifications in the lockscreen and allows you to take necessary actions in it, without unlocking the phone.
You don’t usually anything when you type a password in the terminal. Here is how you can get it to show password asterisk while typing password.
Windows 8 comes with an Optimize Drive feature that can send TRIM command to SSD. What about Ubuntu? How can you enable TRIM for SSD in Ubuntu? Here’s how.
Most people think that you can only run a lightweight Linux distro on USB drive. Porteus is a full-featured Linux distro that you well optimized to be installed on USB drive and other removable storage device.