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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.

How to Delete Saved Searches on Twitter

How to Delete Saved Searches on Twitter

Twitter allows you to save up to 25 saved searches to your account, but you may have a hard time finding the “remove saved search” option. It’s not difficult to do, it’s just kind of hidden away where many users may not look. Here’s what to do.