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Monitor Your Website Uptime With Monitive + Giveaway (Contest Closed)

Monitor Your Website Uptime With Monitive + Giveaway (Contest Closed)

If you are running an online business, I am sure the last thing you want to see is your website go down and not accessible on the Web. Monitive is a web service that monitor your website uptime and inform you immediately when your site went down. We are glad to have a giveaway contest for this service. Read on for more detail.

How to Replace Web Page Ads with Useful Widgets

How to Replace Web Page Ads with Useful Widgets

Are you someone who can’t live without some type of ad blocking extension for your Web browser? Have you ever thought about simply replacing those ads with cool widgets, instead of completely hiding them? If you haven’t thought of it, maybe Adlesse will change your mind.

4 Ways to Host Your Website on Dropbox

4 Ways to Host Your Website on Dropbox

You may have known that Dropbox can host your static webpages and make them available to the world, but you may not know how to do it. Here are 4 easy ways that allow you to host your website on Dropbox and make it publicly available.

How to Send Messages from Gmail to Evernote

How to Send Messages from Gmail to Evernote

Evernote is one of the most popular notetaking services that is available on almost every platform. If you are a Gmail user as well, here is a simple and easy way to transfer messages from Gmail to Evernote.

Alternative Ways to Read Ebooks Other Than The Kindle

Alternative Ways to Read Ebooks Other Than The Kindle

While Kindle is the most popular e-reader currently on the market, that doesn’t mean you have to stick to it. There are no shortage of options to solve your reading needs, you just need to know where to find them. Here are some of the alternative ways to read ebooks other than on the Kindle.

5 Alternatives to Google Analytics

5 Alternatives to Google Analytics

For those who are using Google Analytics to track your website visitors, if you are looking for alternative tools so you can complement or step away from Google Analytics, here are five great Google Analytics alternatives that you may want to consider using.

7 Places to Find Creative Commons Images Online

7 Places to Find Creative Commons Images Online

If you’re a journalist, blogger, or any other type of written content producer, you have likely found yourself hunting for images to use in your publications. In this article, I’m going to introduce you to 7 websites where you can specifically find public domain and Creative Commons images that are free to use.

Use IFTTT to Automate Your Internet Life

Use IFTTT to Automate Your Internet Life

Did you notice that you are doing the same things everyday? Once you are done with the emails and news, you still have to check out Instagram or the documents received in Dropbox. Wouldn’t it be good to have the Internet work for us rather than the other way round? IFTTT is the one for you.

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.

How to Make Your Own Torrent

How to Make Your Own Torrent

If you have a large file you want to distribute to several people – say, a documentary you shot, or your band’s discography – creating a torrent is the way to go. If you make your own torrent, it will speed up the download time for each consumer of your content, provided you and others continue to seed it (remind your friends to be good seeders).

The Differences Between POP3 and IMAP [MTE Explains]

The Differences Between POP3 and IMAP [MTE Explains]

If you are using a desktop mail client to manage emails for all your email addresses, you will have come across the option to use either POP3 or IMAP. What exactly are they? And how can they affect the whole emailing experience? Read on to find out more.

Run Your Own Pastebin with Stikked

Run Your Own Pastebin with Stikked

If you’re a developer of any sort, you’ve probably heard of Pastebin.com. Stikked is an open source pastebin-like product that you can host it on your own web server and it is probably one of the best out there.

7 Fascinating Computer History Documentaries

7 Fascinating Computer History Documentaries

We know you’ve got at least a little bit of geek in you because you’re reading our tech blog. How about turning back the clock and learning how far we’ve come with technology? Here are 7 wonderful (and free!) documentaries we’ve personally selected on the history of computing. They’re all available to download and/or watch online.