How to Connect Nexus 7 (And Other Android 4.0+ Devices) to Ubuntu

How to Connect Nexus 7 (And Other Android 4.0+ Devices) to Ubuntu

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.

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Everpad: The Best Evernote Client For Linux

Everpad: The Best Evernote Client For Linux

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.

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Nitro: A Beautiful Task Management App For Linux

Nitro: A Beautiful Task Management App For Linux

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!

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Check For Broken Link In Your Website From Linux Desktop

Check For Broken Link In Your Website From Linux Desktop

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?

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3 Hidden Features Of Gmail For Android That You Ought to Know

3 Hidden Features Of Gmail For Android That You Ought to Know

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.

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How to Run Firefox OS In Your Browser

How to Run Firefox OS In Your Browser

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.

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How to Test ChromeOS in Ubuntu

How to Test ChromeOS in Ubuntu

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.

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How to Enable Hybrid Suspend in Ubuntu [Quick Tips]

How to Enable Hybrid Suspend in Ubuntu [Quick Tips]

“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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How to Install the MDM Display Manager in Ubuntu

How to Install the MDM Display Manager in Ubuntu

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.

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MTE Birthday Giveaway: 1AVCenter (Update: Contest Ended)

MTE Birthday Giveaway: 1AVCenter (Update: Contest Ended)

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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Folx: A Worthy Download And Torrent Manager For Mac

Folx: A Worthy Download And Torrent Manager For Mac

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.

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Accessing The “Show Desktop” Icon In Ubuntu 12.10

Accessing The “Show Desktop” Icon In Ubuntu 12.10

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.

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Tiny Core Linux: A Barebone Linux Distro That Boots Very Fast

Tiny Core Linux: A Barebone Linux Distro That Boots Very Fast

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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How to Add Two Factor Authentication to LastPass

How to Add Two Factor Authentication to LastPass

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.

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How to Download Folder(s) From Your Dropbox In Android [Quick Tips]

How to Download Folder(s) From Your Dropbox In Android [Quick Tips]

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.

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Stream Your Media to TV Easily With Wireless Media Stick

Stream Your Media to TV Easily With Wireless Media Stick

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?

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SysRestore Pro Review + Giveaway (Contest Ended)

SysRestore Pro Review + Giveaway (Contest Ended)

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.

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How to Increase Virtual Hard Disk Size in Virtualbox

How to Increase Virtual Hard Disk Size in Virtualbox

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.

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Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Review + Free Giveaway (Contest Closed)

Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Review + Free Giveaway (Contest Closed)

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.

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How to View Websites With IE Mode In Google Chrome

How to View Websites With IE Mode In Google Chrome

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.

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HopeDot VOS: Portable Virtual OS For Windows + Giveaway

HopeDot VOS: Portable Virtual OS For Windows + Giveaway

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.

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How to Enable 2-Step Verification in Dropbox

How to Enable 2-Step Verification in Dropbox

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.

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How to Remap The Home/End Buttons In Mac

How to Remap The Home/End Buttons In Mac

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.

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How to Set A Live Wallpaper In Ubuntu With Slidewall

How to Set A Live Wallpaper In Ubuntu With Slidewall

While there are many wallpaper changing app for Linux, most of them are similar, do their job (changing the wallpaper) well and don’t seem interesting enough to warrant a review here. Slidewall is yet another wallpaper changer that comes with support for live wallpaper. It is pretty cool, I must say. Check it out.

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Giveaway Of The Week: Batch Marker Photo Watermarking Software (Contest Closed)

Giveaway Of The Week: Batch Marker Photo Watermarking Software (Contest Closed)

To protect your images from being stolen, the common practice is to embed a watermark onto it that shows your site’s URL. While this can be effective, it can be tedious too. Batch Marker is an image editing software that allows you to add watermarks to a batch of image files quickly and easily. And yes, we have a giveaway event for it.

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Free Giveaway: NovaPDF Professional [Windows]

Free Giveaway: NovaPDF Professional [Windows]

The giveaway for this week is NovaPDF Professional. NovaPDF is a great software to convert your documents to PDF. It also comes with many advanced features not found in any other PDF creator. Read on for the giveaway details.

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