Laura Tucker

Laura splits her time between being a movie and television reviewer as well as a tech writer. Along with writing and editing at MTE, she is the site admin of realityshack.com , and the chief editor of applemagazine.com.

New iPhones and iPads: New Release Dates and New Patents

New iPhones and iPads: New Release Dates and New Patents

It certainly isn’t a coincidence then that dates for the next iPhone and iPad appeared in a new rumor shortly after Samsung amped up the hype for their newest phone. With news that Apple’s stock has hit the lowest price in over a year, the additional news of the latest Apple patent might not be coincidental either.

Zuckerberg and Gates: We Need More Programmers

Zuckerberg and Gates: We Need More Programmers

If you look around you, you see computers and mobile devices all around. It’s hard to believe then that there’s a drought going on, yet that’s what a new video is telling us. Two of the most famous names in the computer industry, Zuckerberg and Gates, are highlighted in a video touting the coolness factor of being a computer programmer.

Samsung Knox: Will It Kill the iPhone?

Samsung Knox: Will It Kill the iPhone?

Are your pockets filled up with too many devices? Is it getting difficult to carry around your work phone, your personal phone, as well as an iPod? You’re not alone. That’s what Samsung are betting on by releasing Samsung Knox. Will it replace your iPhone? Let’s check it out.

Smartwatch: The Next Big Thing?

Smartwatch: The Next Big Thing?

Now that we have filled our lives with with smartphones and tablets, the mobile industry isn’t satisfied. They want to keep selling us devices. The next device to follow is the smartwatch. Timepieces aren’t just for telling time anymore.

Is There Room for Ubuntu and Firefox in Smartphone Market?

Is There Room for Ubuntu and Firefox in Smartphone Market?

While Google and Apple have been battling it out to decide who will grab the lion’s share of the smartphone market, Ubuntu and Firefox poised to enter the market and compete with the giants. Is there any more room for new players in the smartphone market?

How to Auto Post RSS Feeds to WordPress

How to Auto Post RSS Feeds to WordPress

If you are running a WordPress site that needs to aggregate content from several sources, the fastest way to populate the content is to autopost via the RSS feeds to WordPress. Here is how you can get it done.

How to Make Your Tablet as Powerful as a Desktop

How to Make Your Tablet as Powerful as a Desktop

Steve Jobs once theorized that the tablet computer would at some point overtake the desktop and laptop market. And that moment seems to be now. In this article, we discuss how you can make your tablet as powerful as the laptop and probably replace it forever.

Improve Your WordPress Security With This Checklist + Download

Improve Your WordPress Security With This Checklist + Download

WordPress is probably the most popular CMS for new websites, and it is also one of the most highly targeted platform by hackers. If you are not sure of your WordPress security, make use of this checklist to audit and improve your site so it won’t be the next target to be attacked by hackers.

Daily Shutdown – Is It Necessary for Your Computer and Devices?

Daily Shutdown – Is It Necessary for Your Computer and Devices?

Today we’re looking at the age-old debate on shutting your computer down daily, or for that matter a device such as a mobile phone or tablet. Is it necessary? Are you hurting anything if you leave it on 24/7? Are you helping anything if you perform a daily shutdown every night and go through the process of turning everything back on the next day?

Is Piracy A Necessary Evil?

Is Piracy A Necessary Evil?

Are you looking for a new app or a new album download but don’t want to pay for it? Pirating that app or music is a really attractive solution, saving anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred, but is it ethical? We asked the staff here at Make Tech Easier to chip in and tell us how they feel about the ethics of pirating apps, music, and other media. Let us know your comments too.

MTE Explains: The Difference Between HTTP and HTTPS

MTE Explains: The Difference Between HTTP and HTTPS

You probably have seen both HTTP and HTTPS appearing in the url and are wondering what they are. In this article, we explain the differences between HTTP and HTTPS and what you should look out for in a supposedly secure site.

The Beginning Guide to iOS: Mobile Safari (Part 5)

The Beginning Guide to iOS: Mobile Safari (Part 5)

While you can install third party browser in iOS, you can’t set them as the default. Since you are stuck with the mobile Safari, why not learn how to make better use of it? In this article, we will show you how.