3 Search Engines For Online Learning

3 Search Engines For Online Learning

With tons of online learning courses, it can be difficult finding the best one around. Here are 3 search engines that you can use to search for the courses you are most interested in and is the most value for money.

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How to Integrate Google Plus Comments to WordPress

How to Integrate Google Plus Comments to WordPress

We have shown you how to Facebook comment system to your WordPress blog, but if you prefer to use Google Plus Comments instead, here are a few ways that you can integrate Google Plus Comments in WordPress.

By Damien -
Make the Firefox Download Panel More Useful

Make the Firefox Download Panel More Useful

When Firefox introduced the Download Panel in Build 20, they didn’t include any customization options for it. While the Download Panel was a welcome addition to the browser, the add-on Download Panel Tweaks makes it more functional in Firefox.

By Melissa Popp -
How To Create Your Own RSS Feeds Server Using Sismics Reader

How To Create Your Own RSS Feeds Server Using Sismics Reader

While there are plenty of Google reader alternatives, most of them are web-based and few allow you to host your own RSS feeds server. Sismics Reader is a new open-source RSS feeds server which allows multiple users to connect to it and host their own RSS feeds.

By Usman Khurshid -
Why You Should Have Local Backups Of Your Cloud Backup

Why You Should Have Local Backups Of Your Cloud Backup

When it comes to cloud storage, one of the things you shouldn’t do is to place all your eggs in one basket. You should also take the precaution to backup the data to somewhere you can physically access. Allow me to explain why.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
Internet Speeds Inconsistent With Your Plan? Read This!

Internet Speeds Inconsistent With Your Plan? Read This!

Have you ever wondered why your Internet speed is always not as fast as your service provider said it would be? It never hurts to examine the most common causes of slower-than-advertised Internet speeds and determine whether one of these is happening to you so that you can determine how to remedy the situation.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
Use Bloody Vikings! to Quickly Create a Disposable Email in Firefox

Use Bloody Vikings! to Quickly Create a Disposable Email in Firefox

Disposable email addresses can be used to check out mailing lists, prevent spam and help avoid having to give out your real email address. Bloody Vikings! for Firefox enables you to create disposable email addresses quickly and efficiently within your browser.

By Melissa Popp -
Manage Gmail from a Dedicated Panel in Firefox

Manage Gmail from a Dedicated Panel in Firefox

We’re always looking for ways to better manage Gmail, whether it’s using Gmail offline or automatically backing up your Gmail attachments to the cloud. If you use Firefox, you can take advantage of Gmail panel to manage your e-mail account in a single panel.

By Melissa Popp -
Make “Most Recent” The Default Setting For Your Facebook News Feed

Make “Most Recent” The Default Setting For Your Facebook News Feed

If you are a regular Facebook user, you will know that Facebook always show “Top Stories” in your news feed. I am not sure how Facebook determine which news is considered “Top stories”, but all I know is that I am missing out all my friends’ update that Facebook don’t deem as “Top stories”. There […]

By Damien -
How to Integrate KeePass With Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu

How to Integrate KeePass With Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu

We have often said that you should use a complicated and unique password for each and every of your account. You can do so with the aid of KeePass desktop password manager. This article will show you how to integrate KeePass with Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu so you don’t have to remember any password again.

By Damien -
Back Up Your Gmail Attachments to Cloud Storage with Attachments.me

Back Up Your Gmail Attachments to Cloud Storage with Attachments.me

Gmail comes with 15GB of storage space free of charge, but while you might think that will last you forever, as soon as you start to receive attachments, this space is very quickly eaten into. By using Attachments.me you can automatically back up your Gmail attachments so you are protected in case emails are accidentally deleted, or you need to free up a little space.

By Mark Wilson -
How to Export Feedly Feeds to OPML

How to Export Feedly Feeds to OPML

Feedly is one of the best Google Reader alternative, and yet, one of the major concern with Feedly is that you cannot export your RSS feeds out of it. Well, that was in the past. Feedly has recently make available the option to export all your feeds to OPML file. Here is how you can […]

By Damien -
5 Practices That Can Enhance Your Mobile Privacy

5 Practices That Can Enhance Your Mobile Privacy

Mobile privacy is almost non-existent. Telecommunications providers know when we place a call, the number we dial, and how long the conversation lasts. If this makes you uncomfortable, here are 5 changes you can make to reduce how much your phone carrier knows about you.

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7 Places to Never Take Internet Privacy for Granted

7 Places to Never Take Internet Privacy for Granted

We’re very comfortable with our own Internet usage at work or at home that it’s easy to adopt those same rules on a public network. The following is a list of places to be sure to not take your Internet privacy for granted, as there is possible danger lurking and waiting.

By Laura Tucker -
Should We Be Concerned with the NSA and Our Privacy? [Poll]

Should We Be Concerned with the NSA and Our Privacy? [Poll]

If you follow the news, the headlines are telling us we should be concerned about NSA and our privacy on cell phones and the Internet. But is this something that is going to affect us? Should we also be concerned with the NSA and our privacy?

By Laura Tucker -
Access SSH Server From the Browser With FireSSH

Access SSH Server From the Browser With FireSSH

When it comes to SSH, it always involves the terminal or a SSH client (like Putty for Windows). This tends to scare people off. What if you can access SSH server from the browser, and with a user-friendly interface? Will that be more attractive to you?

By Damien -
5 Chrome Web Apps For Practicing Musicians

5 Chrome Web Apps For Practicing Musicians

Computers have revolutionized seemingly everything. Telling someone you created music used to mean that you knew how to play an instrument or two, but now people can create tunes just by pushing keys on their keyboard. If you want to learn or perform music the old-fashioned way, here are a number of ways you can use Google Chrome to help.

By Bertel King, Jr. -
Easily Customize the Addon Bar In Firefox With Puzzle Piece

Easily Customize the Addon Bar In Firefox With Puzzle Piece

Add-ons make customizing Firefox a near limitless endeavor, but what if you want to customize your add-ons? Wait for it – there’s an add-on for that. Puzzle Piece allows you to customize the addon bar in Firefox. It takes the default Firefox addon bar and shrinks it into a small little panel that can display the same content without the waste.

By Bertel King, Jr. -
Yourls: Get a Webpage That Contains Your Most Frequented URLs

Yourls: Get a Webpage That Contains Your Most Frequented URLs

YOURLS is a useful web service that helps Internet users access frequently visited URLs from a single page. This enable the user to quickly find and open the desired URL without having to navigate through a bunch of bookmark menus.

By Hammad -
How to Enable Two-Step Verification for LinkedIn

How to Enable Two-Step Verification for LinkedIn

LinkedIn has recently introduced two-step verification to protect users’ privacy and data. If you are having trouble enabling it for your account, follow these simple steps.

By Hammad -
ScissorsFly: A Useful Online Web Clipping Tool

ScissorsFly: A Useful Online Web Clipping Tool

ScissorsFly is a useful service that allows users to save web clippings from any webpage. Users can save images, text, portions of web pages and their ScissorsFly account. The web clippings can then be printed or shared via Email, Twitter or LinkedIn. Users can even browse the clippings shared by other ScissorsFly users and save their clippings.

By Hammad -
Get A More Useful New Tab Page For Chrome With Humble New Tab

Get A More Useful New Tab Page For Chrome With Humble New Tab

Google Chrome makes it easy to access recently visited websites and a wide range of apps on the new tab page, but managing bookmarks can be a bit of a chore. Humble New Tab replaces the new tab page with your bookmarks and other content. Oh, and for those that care, it’s open source.

By Bertel King, Jr. -
MTE Explains: How BitTorrent DHT Peer Discovery Works

MTE Explains: How BitTorrent DHT Peer Discovery Works

Peer discovery is an essential part of the BitTorrent protocol. It’s how its downloads happen so quickly: You connect to multiple people, and each of them upload a little piece of the file to you. This article explains how the whole BitTorrent DHT peer discovery process works.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
How To Access Multiple Twitter Accounts With One Click In Chrome

How To Access Multiple Twitter Accounts With One Click In Chrome

Managing multiple Twitter accounts can be tedious, especially if you want to maintain a consistent online presence in all of them. Fortunately, there is a Chrome extension called QuickTweet that allows you to quickly access multiple Twitter accounts with just a few clicks.

By Kim Barloso -
Better Manage Chrome Browser Tabs By Hibernating Unused Tabs

Better Manage Chrome Browser Tabs By Hibernating Unused Tabs

Having too many tabs open can be a problematic issue at times. Not only does it become difficult to keep track of the sites you’re visiting, it can also slow your system down. With Sidewise, you can easily manage your Chrome browser tabs and place unused tabs into hibernation mode to help free up resources.

By Mark Wilson -
Easily Sync Android SMS with Gmail Using Gtext for Chrome

Easily Sync Android SMS with Gmail Using Gtext for Chrome

While you are busy working on your computer, it can be a hassle for you to reply to a lot of SMS texts from your phone. With Gtext for Google Chrome, you can now send and receive SMS texts from the Gmail window.

By Hammad -
How to Configure The Tabbed Inbox In Gmail

How to Configure The Tabbed Inbox In Gmail

Google has recently introduced the new tabbed inbox in Gmail which will auto-sort your emails into various tabs and help you to be more productive. This new tabbed inbox interface is not activated by default. This article will show you how you can activate and configure the tabbed inbox in Gmail.

By Damien -
Do You Control What Your Kids Do on the Internet? [Poll]

Do You Control What Your Kids Do on the Internet? [Poll]

The Internet can sometimes be a frightening experience for adults, and that makes parents wonder if they should allow their kids’ to have access. Everyone has an opinion on this matter, and Make Tech Easier wants yours. Do you control what your kids do on the Internet?

By Laura Tucker -
Add a Recycle Bin in Chrome and Easily Retrieve Closed Tabs

Add a Recycle Bin in Chrome and Easily Retrieve Closed Tabs

We frequently have multiple tabs open – researching posts and keeping potential ideas at hand. For all of this I utilize multiple extensions to control everything. It is a juggling act that is always on the verge of going out of control! One way to keep it in control is to add Recycle Bin in Chrome.

By Alan Buckingham -
Animated GIF Maker: A Simple Tool To Create GIF Online

Animated GIF Maker: A Simple Tool To Create GIF Online

Animated GIF Maker is a very handy online utility that helps users create GIF files with few simple clicks. All you need to do is select the size of the GIF image you want to create, select the transition speed and upload the pictures.

By Hammad -
What Are Packaged Apps And How Can They Affect You?

What Are Packaged Apps And How Can They Affect You?

Google is introducing so-called “packaged apps,” applications that run natively inside of Google Chrome. How will this affect your computing experience? Will this be the next step to total cloud computing? Let’s find out!

By Bertel King, Jr. -
Google Drive vs. MS Office Web Apps

Google Drive vs. MS Office Web Apps

Google Drive vs Office Web apps: You probably have heard of both of them. We’re going to put them head-to-head and see which one takes home the trophy.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
The Web Browsers Comparison Guide: Which One is the Best Browser For You?

The Web Browsers Comparison Guide: Which One is the Best Browser For You?

The web browser is the most used piece of software on most of our computers, and there are quite a few of them vying for our attention. In this web browsers comparison guide, we will show you the features of the various popular browsers and which one is the best for you.

By Bertel King, Jr. -
What You Don’t Know About Third-Party Cookies Can Hurt You

What You Don’t Know About Third-Party Cookies Can Hurt You

Cookies are a major part of what makes websites work. However, there are certain aspects about them that could be used maliciously, particularly in the case of third-party cookies. We will dive into the differences between first- and third-party cookies and examine how they act maliciously on some websites.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
How To Edit Photos In Google Plus

How To Edit Photos In Google Plus

Google Plus was recently updated with a new interface and a good number of added features. This includes Creative Kit, a built-in image editor that allows a user to edit photos in Google Plus right within the app. The following instructions illustrate how this is done.

By Kim Barloso -