How to Enable TRIM For SSD in Ubuntu

How to Enable TRIM For SSD in Ubuntu

Windows 8 comes with an Optimize Drive feature that can send TRIM command to SSD. What about Ubuntu? How can you enable TRIM for SSD in Ubuntu? Here’s how.

5 Tips to Improve Netflix Playback On Your PC

5 Tips to Improve Netflix Playback On Your PC

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services around. Depending on how you watch Netflix on your PC, you may have performance issues. This guide will give you some tips on how to optimize Netflix playback on your PC.

How to Stream Media to Your Xbox 360 or PS3

How to Stream Media to Your Xbox 360 or PS3

Video game consoles, particularly the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, are increasingly becoming more than just gaming devices. They have become complete entertainment systems. You can now watch Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other streaming video content. You can purchase and listen to music, and with the new Xbox 360 dashboard update coming this fall, you […]

How to Create Flames in Gimp

How to Create Flames in Gimp

For whatever reason, flames are neat looking. I’ll leave it to psychologists to explain exactly why that is. All I know is that things on fire usually look cooler than things not on fire. To me, that also includes my wallpaper. As regular readers may know, I like to create my own abstract wallpapers and […]

Snippet: How to Print Files Remotely Using Dropbox

Snippet: How to Print Files Remotely Using Dropbox

HP and other manufacturers are gearing up to release a set of new printers that will allow the user to remotely print document. If you are using Dropbox you can have this same functionality now. Amit Agarwal at Digital Inspiration has written a simple VBS script that allows files uploaded to Dropbox to automatically print. […]

How To Automatically Download TV Episodes From The Net With TED

How To Automatically Download TV Episodes From The Net With TED

The Internet might be the greatest thing that could ever happened in every couch potato’s life. All the TV shows that they’ve ever want – and more – are just a few clicks away. But even if you use 24 hours of your life everyday without taking any break, it would take more than your […]

How to Convert Your Photo Library to Video

How to Convert Your Photo Library to Video

Whenever I am back from a family trip, the first thing I do is connect my Digital camera to the computer and copy all the photos to my hard drive. But the one problem which I regularly face regarding these photos is when the rest of the family members request to see the same on […]

How to Add Physics to Google Sketchup

How to Add Physics to Google Sketchup

Have you ever wanted to design your own catapult? How about a toy robot, or maybe a more complex machine you’ve been layout out in your head? If so, you might already be familiar with Google Sketchup. It’s a simple to use 3D modeling program for Windows and Mac that has been popular for years, […]

How to Schedule Photo Uploads To Your Flickr Account

How to Schedule Photo Uploads To Your Flickr Account

Flickr has been my favorite photo sharing website for years. This is because Flickr is so easy to navigate and I always find the best images for my articles and projects at Flickr. Flickr is also a great place for photo sharing, you can create photo sets and upload photos to your Flickr account for […]

Snippet: How to Hide Menu Bar and Status Bar in VirtualBox

Snippet: How to Hide Menu Bar and Status Bar in VirtualBox

For regular users of Virtualbox, you will notice that whenever you run your VM, there will be the menu bar and status bar that prevent you from running at the maximum resolution (other than seamless mode). This can be a frustrating thing, especially when you are running your VM on a netbook, where every inches […]