If you are looking to use your own custom color, either for font color or background, in LibreOffice, you will find that there are no visible options for you to define a custom color. Here is how you can add a new custom color to the LibreOffice’s color palette.
The “sources.list” in Ubuntu is an important file that contains all your software repository information. What if, on a fresh install of Ubuntu, you discover that your “sources.list” is empty? Or you need to change the whole repository to one that is specific to your country? Here is how you can generate a new sources list file easily without being a Ubuntu expert.
Which of the following gadgets is the most precious to you and is the most disastrous to lose?
Wise Care 365 Pro is a useful system cleaner and speed optimization tool for your Windows PC. It allows you to stabilize, secure and speed up your Windows PC with just one click! Find out how you can claim your free copy. Only 200 coies are available.
To tweak your Mac OSX, you often have to go deep into the System Preferences or through the terminal. With Mountain Tweaks, you now have all your tweaks available in a single place, and activating them is only a few clicks away.
A basic SSH server is vulnerable to brute force attack. Fail2Ban can detect malicious attack on your server and block the IP accordingly. Here is how you can configure Fail2Ban to protect your SSH server in Ubuntu.
There are many ways to set up a reminder. If you are using Ubuntu, you can make use of indicator-remindor to easily add and receive reminders on your desktop.
Are you looking for ways to improve your battery life in Android phone? Here is one method that can auto-toggle your Internet connection when the screen is OFF so it won’t drain your battery unnecessarily.
If you are a Linux user and own an Android 4.0+ device (such as Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus etc), you will know that you can’t just plug in your device and have it detected by the PC. Here is how you can get your Android device to connect with Ubuntu.
If you are getting the missing kernel headers error while compiling your packages, here is how you can install the kernel headers for your latest kernel.
Evernote has a desktop syncing client for almost every OS, except for Linux. If you are using for a Linux desktop client for Evernote, Everpad is the one to go.
Are you looking for an easier way to backup, restore and synchronize your files and folders in Windows? Handy Backup is a simple, yet useful backup application for Windows and yes, we have a giveaway for it. Read on for more detail.
There are no lack of to-do list apps for Linux, and with a powerful tool like Evernote or Wunderlist, one might wonder if there is any more room for new task management app. Nitro is relatively new to the “to-do” list scene, but its beautiful interface and the ease of use did turn some heads and attracted some attentions. Let check it out!
A broken link is a killer for any website and it should be eliminated at all cost. The bad thing is, it is easily said than done. If you are running a website with more than a thousand articles and every post contains at least 3 links, how are you able to find out which particular link is no longer working?
We often feel that the Gmail for Android app is not as good as the desktop Gmail, but if you dig deep enough, you will find plenty of hidden features that can make it as good as the desktop version. And here are 3 hidden features of Gmail for Android that you ought to know.
There are plenty of ways that you can integrate Google Calendar in Ubuntu, but this is the easiest that I have come across so far. Here is how you can add events to google Calendar from the system tray.
If you think the app locker for Android can help to secure your phone, check out these exploits first before making your conclusion.
Ubuntu used to be the best distro for new Linux distro, but it seems that Linux Mint has taken over that role. Here’s why.
Mozilla has come out with their own version of mobile OS, also known as Firefox OS. Here is how you can run Firefox OS in your browser.
If you are not able to install guest additions in Ubuntu 12.10 guest in Virtualbox, here’s the fix.
If you want to test out ChromeOS before you decide if you want to get the Chromebook, here is how you can test ChromeOS in Ubuntu.
Adjusting the screen brightness in Ubuntu is easy, but to fully customize is not. Let’s see how you can easily configure the screen brightness in Ubuntu.
Firefox 17 comes with a new Social API feature that can integrate your Facebook into the browser sidebar. Here is how you can activate the feature and integate Facebook messenger to Firefox.
“Hybrid Suspend” in Ubuntu allows you to first suspend your computer and if it is not restored after a while, will go into hibernation by itself. This is an effective way to save battery power and electricity bills. Here is how you can enable Hybrid suspend in Ubuntu
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The custom field dropdown list in WordPress only show up to 30 values. If you need it to show more than 30 custom fields in the list, here is the fix.
Tenorshare Data Recovery Pro is a great software for restoring deleted files, regardless a Windows, Mac or Linux filesystem. Read on for the review and giveaway detail.
If you have heard of Linux Mint, you will be pleased to know that the latest release (Linux Mint 14) comes with a new login manager – MDM Display Manager, that is both beautiful and customizable. Here is how you can get it on your Ubuntu.
iTunes is the necessity for any iOS device. If you want to export your files in your iOS device to your desktop without going through iTunes, iStonsoft iPod to Computer Transfer is the one for you. Read on for the review and the giveaway detail.
SecretLayer is a software that utilizes the Steganography concept and hide your confidential files/messages in an image so no one, apart from you and the intended recipent, know the existence of the message. Read more for the review and giveaway detail.
The powerful 1AVCenter is a audio video center for Windows that allows you to record, broadcast, and make remote surveillance of any source of video and audio of your PC. This is the first of our MTE birthday giveaway. Read on for more detail.
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Do you love the live wallpaper in Android? Now you can get the live wallpaper on Ubuntu desktop as well.
There are plenty of download manager and bit-torrent client for Windows and Linux, but what about Mac? If you are looking for a download and torrent manager, Folx could be the one for you.
Ubuntu 12.10 comes with a few ways for you to quickly access your desktop, but they are not very visible to the users. Here is a run down of the several ways you can use to access the Show Desktop icon in Ubuntu.
Sometimes, when you install a new Linux distro in your PC and you didn’t set the boot flag correctly, you will often end up with a unbootable machine with a “File not found: Grub Rescue” boot error message. This happened to me while I were installing the Ubuntu 12.10. Here’s how you can fix it.
Linux is good for almost everything. If you are running a small project that doesn’t require a full Linux distro, Tiny Core Linux is one small barebone Linux distro that boots very fast and comes with options for you to customize it to suit your needs.
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If you are using LastPass, you will know that your LastPass account is only as strong as your master password. Here is how you can enable two-factor authentication for your LastPass account to enhance its security.
Regardless which email client you use, the process of checking and reading your emails is the same. You read one email, either reply, delete or marked as unread and proceed to the next email. What if you can now turn your emails into a big to-do list and change the usual way to deal with your emails?
If you are in local network with no Internet access, or you just want to quickly send a file over to another computer without having it to go to the web and back, NitroShare is one good file sharing app you can use on the local network and it works well with Windows, Mac and Linux.
If you are a Dropbox and Android user like I do, you will probably install the Dropbox app on your Android and have access to your files wherever you go. While the Dropbox allows you to export your file to the SD card, it doesn’t give you the capability to download a single (or multiple) folder to your mobile device. If you are looking for the solution, here’s the fix.
When it comes to media storage, most people save all their media files (photo, audio and video) in their computers. This makes it very convenient for you to enjoy your music or video directly on your computer. However, if you want to enjoy your Blu-ray video on your HDTV, how can you get the video from your computer to the TV quickly and without much hassle?
Windows comes with a system restore feature that allows you to create restore point and restore to it in the event that your system crashed. If you are looking for a simpler and more useful system restore tool, SysRestore Pro is one tool that you can use and we have 10 copies to giveaway. Read on for the full review and the giveaway detail.
However, if you are using it as frequent as me, you will find that the 20GB of storage space get filled up very quickly. If you are looking to increase the virtual hard disk size, here is how you can do it.
At its 18th version, the Magix Movie Edit Pro software is now a mature, and more powerful movie editing tool than before. We have a chance to play around with the Movie Edit Pro 18 MX Plus and we are really impressed. The following is our review of the product and at the end, we are also going to give away 10 copies of Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus. Read on for more information.
Testing your websites on different version of IEs can be a difficult task since you are only allowed to install a single version of IE on your Windows. If you are using IE 9, you won’t be able to test on IE 7 or 8, and vice versa. IE Tab is an extension for Google Chrome that allows you to load a page using the IE rendering engine in a Chrome tab. With this extension, you can test out your sites in different version of IE without leaving Chrome.
Virtual machine is a good way to test out your applications without affecting the main host system. The disadvantage is that they are mostly desktop-bound and require you to allocate tens of gigabytes of space to it. If you are looking for a quick, small and portable virtual solution, Hopedot VOS could be the one you are looking for. And yes, we have free license keys to giveaway for this great software.
Dropbox has introduced a new 2-step verification to further enhance its security features. Here is how you can enable the 2-step verification in your Dropbox account.
If you are using a custom keyboard on your new Mac, you will know that the Home/End button don’t work. The default method in Mac is to use “Cmd + left/right arrow”, but here is a quick fix to restore the Home/End button on your keyboard.