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.
Is the Google search engine still the same after all these years? Are the search results provided by Google still relevant?
While there are tons of tools and services that you use to create survey forms and conduct surveys, If you wish to have full control over your data, LimeSurvey is a good survey application that you can install on your own server and host your own surveys.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Now that Google Reader is gone, most of you have moved to Feedly and used it as the alternative to Google Reader. If you are a Google Chrome user, here are some extensions that you can use to improve your Feedly experience.
Google Reader is officially gone. You probably have switched to another RSS reader or quitted following RSS feeds. Let us know in the poll below – without Google Reader, which alternative service are you using?
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.
Twitter is experimenting to serve tailored ads to its users. Here is how you can opt out of Twitter tailored ads and prevent Twitter from tracking you.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
With the death of Google Reader now all but assured, it is time to move on, Rolio looks to grab your attention and become your new RSS friend.
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 […]
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.
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.
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?
Google Reader is closing down pretty soon. If you are still searching for a new home for your feeds and you prefer a self-hosted solution, then Tiny Tiny RSS is the best choice for you.
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?
When the news that the NSA are keeping records of your phone calls and web data transfers broke out, people start to worry if they are really safe online and some of them switched to Tor to protect their privacy online. The question is, is Tor really safe? Does it really protect you from the NSA’s clutches?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Screensiz.es is a very useful website that contains a huge database of screen sizes for different Smartphones, tablets and monitors that are currently available in the market. This type of service is typically useful for web developers who are designing responsive apps that will work across various screen sizes.
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.
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.
Fargo is a web-based note taking application which allows you to synchronize your notes with Dropbox. You can also share your notes with a public URL.
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.
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.
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.
There are plenty of Google Reader alternatives, but if you are looking for one that look just like Google Reader, CommaFeed is the one for you.
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.
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.
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?
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.
WebversusWeb is a very useful online tool that gives you detailed information about your competition when it comes to search engine optimization.
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.
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!
MultiPlx is a very useful RSS reader that allows users to read their favourite websites in a simple and clean interface.
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.
QR codes are becoming increasingly popular these days. In this article, we will show you how you can quickly create QR codes directly from your browser’s context menu.
Do you loathe creating passwords because you cannot remember them right after you created it? However, most people don’t realize that it is actually very easy to crack passwords. Here we will unveil the various password cracking methods used by hackers and how you can protect yourself.
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.
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.
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.