7 Technology Myths That Cost You Money

7 Technology Myths That Cost You Money

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.

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9 Ways to Make Better Use of Gmail Filters

9 Ways to Make Better Use of Gmail Filters

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.

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What to Expect From Ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta

What to Expect From Ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta

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.

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How to Create QR Code in Google Drive

How to Create QR Code in Google Drive

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

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How to Install Viber in Linux (Ubuntu)

How to Install Viber in Linux (Ubuntu)

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.

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How to Mount Amazon S3 in Ubuntu

How to Mount Amazon S3 in Ubuntu

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.

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Keyboard Shortcuts to Minimize and Hide Applications in Mac

Keyboard Shortcuts to Minimize and Hide Applications in Mac

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.

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How to Easily Enable Real-time Collaboration on Your Site

How to Easily Enable Real-time Collaboration on Your Site

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.

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Recoll: Advanced Search Tool For Linux

Recoll: Advanced Search Tool For Linux

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.

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How to Format External Hard Disk to exFAT Filesystem in Ubuntu

How to Format External Hard Disk to exFAT Filesystem in Ubuntu

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.

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How to Quickly Close Multiple Tabs in Browser

How to Quickly Close Multiple Tabs in Browser

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.

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How to Install Encfs and Encrypt Files in Mac OS X

How to Install Encfs and Encrypt Files in Mac OS X

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.

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Elementary OS: An Elegant and Functional Linux Distro

Elementary OS: An Elegant and Functional Linux Distro

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.

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Make Use of “+” Aliasing in Outlook.com

Make Use of “+” Aliasing in Outlook.com

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!

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How to Clear Spotify Cache

How to Clear Spotify Cache

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.

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The Differences Between MBR and GPT

The Differences Between MBR and GPT

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.

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How to Disable Apport in Ubuntu

How to Disable Apport in Ubuntu

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

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How to Send Encrypted Emails in Thunderbird

How to Send Encrypted Emails in Thunderbird

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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Create a MultiBoot Linux USB Drive With YUMI

Create a MultiBoot Linux USB Drive With YUMI

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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How to Install Third Party Software in Ubuntu Software Center

How to Install Third Party Software in Ubuntu Software Center

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.

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How to Remove Notification Center in Mac

How to Remove Notification Center in Mac

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.

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Check and Repair Your Filesystem With fsck [Linux]

Check and Repair Your Filesystem With fsck [Linux]

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.

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How to Show Notifications in the Lockscreen in Android

How to Show Notifications in the Lockscreen in Android

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.

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How to Enable TRIM For SSD in Ubuntu

How to Enable TRIM For SSD in Ubuntu

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.

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