Sharninder

Sharninder is a programmer, blogger and a geek making a living writing software to change the world. His tech blog, Geeky Ninja, is where he shares his wisdom, for free !

Cross Platform Screencasting with Screenr

Cross Platform Screencasting with Screenr

As a tech blogger, I often have to take screenshots or make screencasts of software that I’m reviewing. Now, screenshots are easy and most operating systems have built-in methods of doing so and then there are excellent freeware applications also to edit images. If nothing else, a simple “Print Screen” works almost always. But, screencasts […]

Make Your WordPress Blog iPhone Compatible Using WPtouch

Make Your WordPress Blog iPhone Compatible Using WPtouch

I’m sure most of you would agree with me that the iPhone is the world’s most popular smartphone. Even if you don’t agree with that statement per se, you’d definitely agree that it is the world’s most popular smartphone for accessing the Internet. There was a time when web pages had to be written specially […]

Mac: Load Flash only when you want to with Clicktoflash

Mac: Load Flash only when you want to with Clicktoflash

Adobe’s Flash technology is pretty much THE standard when it comes to delivering video over the Internet. A number of high profile sites like YouTube, hulu and metacafe use flash to display content to their users and the flash plugin is quickly becoming a must have for every computer user. Flash is not being used […]

How to Install and Test WordPress on Your Mac

How to Install and Test WordPress on Your Mac

WordPress is without a doubt the most popular blogging platform around. Not only is it a good piece of software but what makes it the best tool for the job is the awesome community that is associated with development of not only the WordPress core software, but also the various themes and plugins. For all […]

Unlock Hidden Mac OS X Settings With Secrets

Unlock Hidden Mac OS X Settings With Secrets

Mac OS X is a wonderful operating system with one of the best and easiest to use graphical interface among mainstream operating systems. It is amazing to see how much thought the designers of the OS have put into each element of the interface striving all the while to make it easier for the user […]

How to create a WiFi Hotspot using Mac OS X

How to create a WiFi Hotspot using Mac OS X

WiFi is pretty ubiquitous these days, with devices that support WiFi and places that offer Internet over WiFi as a service, mushrooming everywhere. At least that’s what I used to think till about last month when I found myself in a hotel with no WiFi and just one Ethernet port that I was expected to share […]

How to Pause a Process on OS X

How to Pause a Process on OS X

So, you’ve just bought a shiny new Apple machine ? It is the fastest machine in the lineup with the max RAM you could afford. And even that doesn’t stop OS X from throwing that annoying beach ball icon at you right when you’re at your most productive phase of the day? If the answer […]

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7

If statistics are anything to go by, Internet Explorer is the biggest and the most popular browser on the Internet. Of course, all of us geeks here know that statistics are not always correct … or fun. But, well, the truth is that IE owns anywhere between 60-70 percent of the browser market and despite […]

How to Upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 Without Losing All Your Settings

How to Upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 Without Losing All Your Settings

Windows 7 is the latest incarnation of the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems. It is also the latest darling of the blogosphere and is being widely regarded as the only true successor to Windows XP. While Microsoft did release Vista after Windows XP, it was a disaster and most people, including yours truly, resisted […]

How to Remote Control Your Windows PC Using Twitter

How to Remote Control Your Windows PC Using Twitter

Twitter is a cultural phenomenon these days. In the few short years of it’s existence, it has gone from becoming just the latest social kid on the block, to the service which most of us see/read even before our daily newspaper. Different people use twitter for different purposes. Some use it to share interesting links […]

How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Vista

How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Vista

I like to call myself a reluctant Windows user, at best. Microsoft Windows is something I use only when I have to and even then I make sure I don’t touch Internet Explorer even with a 10 ft pole. Needless to say, whenever I login to my Windows desktop, every couple of weeks, I usually […]

How to Remove DRM from iTunes Music

How to Remove DRM from iTunes Music

iTunes is the world’s biggest online music store. It is probably also the world’s biggest distributor of DRM infested music. Even though, in the past few months, Apple has taken steps to rectify the problem, the chances of you purchasing DRM laced music from iTunes are still high. So, what is the problem, you say? […]

How to Upgrade Ubuntu Without Rebooting with Ksplice

How to Upgrade Ubuntu Without Rebooting with Ksplice

Don’t you hate it when you’re in the middle of something important and the operating system keeps bugging you to reboot your computer, just because an important security update was installed ? I hate it and I’m sure the guys behind Ksplice hated it too. They hated it so much that they decided to do […]

How To Compress A Video File with Virtualdub

How To Compress A Video File with Virtualdub

Anyone who has played around with any kind of video knows how huge uncompressed video files can be. The huge size of video files is what has led to the proliferation of video compression algorithms like DivX, Xvid, MP4 etc, but how exactly do you compress an uncompressed video to one of these formats, to […]

How To Enable 3D Acceleration In VirtualBox

How To Enable 3D Acceleration In VirtualBox

Virtualbox is an excellent application to have if you’re looking to try out new operating systems and/or are generally interested in virtualisation for the many benefits it offers. Make Tech Easier has extensively covered VirtualBox a couple of times earlier and we are great fans of this cross platform, open source application. One thing which VirtualBox […]

How to Make Free Ringtones for iPhone Using iTunes

How to Make Free Ringtones for iPhone Using iTunes

The iPhone is an awesome smartphone and I’ve been in love with it ever since I got it. The iTunes app store is just one of the many benefits of using the iPhone and it is amazing to see and use all the innovative applications being developed by third party developers. However, if you talk […]

Gmail Notifier For Ubuntu 9.04

Gmail Notifier For Ubuntu 9.04

Ubuntu 9.04 is the latest major release of Ubuntu. Among it’s many improvements, it brings with it a very cool new notification system to notify the user of events happening on the system using a nice transparent popup window in one corner of the screen. The notification system has been designed to be non intrusive […]

How To Convert A DMG File To ISO

How To Convert A DMG File To ISO

The ISO file format is pretty much entranched in the PC world as THE format to use for CD/DVD disk images. The advantages of this format are plenty – It is a standard open format and tools to work with it are readily available for all operating systems, Windows, Unix/Linux and OS X. While Mac […]