Digital photography has quickly become a widely pursued hobby over the last few years. This has in turn brought new technologies to the SLR cameras. Modern digital SLR cameras come loaded with a plethora of advanced features such as adjusting the lighting, depth of field, focal length, shutter speed, and aperture settings. Of course, to […]
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Search engines come. Search engines go. Remember Cuil? And when was the last time you used Lycos? While Google, Bing, and Yahoo! are arguably the leaders in search, there are literally dozens of search engines out there. Many of those engines track your search history and, based on that history, put you in what’s been […]
If you want to do a search, the usual choice is to go to Google.com and type in your search. What if you want to search in Facebook, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, or even your own Gmail or Google Docs account? You have to go the respective sites to do the search. Very troublesome, isn’t it? How […]
In traffic jams and numerous other situations, the radio helps us pass our time. Offering us a variety of shows with creative radio jockeys, radio channels hold our attention and do not let us get bored. While listening to these radio shows, the interesting content they offer, the sound effects that keep things spicy, and […]
Have you ever wanted to take up a course, but can’t find the time to do so? What about the opposite – you wanted to create your own course, but you don’t have the marketing and financial resources to attract people to join? With Udemy, you will have no more excuses not to sign up […]
Mostly, lengthy texts include numerous details that do not particularly interest you. Reading these texts in their entirety to reach their crux is indeed a time-consuming process. This is precisely why while preparing for their exams, many students prefer referring to their notes instead of their textbooks; the notes include important points, facts, and summaries […]
Normally when you visit a website and find words you are interested, you execute a web search and quickly research these words. These words are mostly people, places, or institutions mentioned on a webpage. Often, the same words are found interesting by other people who have visited the website. Each visitor executes his own web […]
Keeping track of where you’ve been on the web can be a challenge. Thankfully there are sites and applications out there that help you bookmark your favorite spots. Weloxy is a site to help you organize your internet travel well. Here at Make Tech Easier, we have discussed several options to save your favorite internet […]
A short while back, I wrote about securing your Hotmail account. Today I’ll discuss about ways to secure your Facebook account. There are several points to consider when accessing your Facebook account. Let’s discuss them one by one.
Spending too much time on the internet can have a negative impact on your daily routine, studies and pending work. If you are addicted to any website like Facebook or Twitter etc, it will cause you to lose focus on your studies, assignments or office work as well. If you are looking for a way […]
Gmail’s offering is one of the best available. Its simplicity coupled with its minimal interface make it a favorite amongst geeks and newbies alike. However, users need not feel constrained by Gmail’s simplistic interface as they can easily enable enhanced features provided by Google through “Google Labs” or from third-party sources through “Gadgets“. In this […]
Have you been delaying creating mobile app for your website because you have not enough budget? Or as a smart mobile device user, are you frustrated that your favorite website doesn’t come with a mobile app that you can read and access the content every time, anytime? That is about to change with AppYet. With […]
Rapidshare is one of the most popular file hosting website on the internet. Many people use it to share files, download files and much more. But the only problem with Rapidshare and other file hosting services is that if you don’t have a premium account, you have to wait for 45-60 seconds before downloading a […]
If you are running a website with fairly high traffic, one of the things that you will want to do is to migrate your images/videos out of your server and serve them from a Content Delivery Network (CDN). The greatest benefit of a CDN is that it can serve your web content from the location […]
Dropbox is indeed a great application. It gives you a free 2GB of storage space to store your files and allows you to access to them and sync them between different computers, regardless you are running Windows, Mac, Linux or any other smart mobile device. However, as good as it gets, there is one major […]
Editing pictures can be difficult and time consuming many times, especially when you are a blogger. This is because when you take screenshots for any of your article and if they are large in size, the page load time will increase which can affect the reputation of your website. There are many software, like Adobe […]
Browsing the web with a VPN connection is great for those who want to surf anonymously and don’t want any web service to track you or are living in a country that engages in Internet censorship or monitoring of content. If you want to access content that are only available for US residents (like Google […]
Earlier this year we described how to secure your Gmail account with 2-step verification. Facebook has recently launched a similar security feature called Login Approvals and in this article I will describe how to enable it.
New social media sites are always popping up. Many ride on the coat tails of popular sites by pretty much copying them. So how do you know what social media sites are the newest coolest thing? Honestly, there isn’t a way to tell. There are indicators like subscriber growth and if investors are giving them […]
Microsoft Office and Exchange has always been the backbone for many corporate and business enterprises. With the launch of Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft is bringing their desktop/server based system to the cloud, enabling professionals to access their emails, important documents, contacts, and calendar from almost anywhere and any device.