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.
Most people think that they can use the same hard drive optimization techniques on a SSD, and achieve even better result. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Here are several SSD optimization techniques you should avoid at all costs.
Most instant messenger app requires Internet connection. LAN Messenger allows you to send instant messages over LAN, making it suitable for large house or workplace.
You may also have seen PDF files that come with form that you can fill in. In case you are wondering how you can create a PDF file with fillable form, here is one easy way you can do so, and it is free of charge.
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.
Have you ever spent hours trying to perfect your résumé in Microsoft Word, only to want to throw your computer out the window? Today I’m going to tell you about a better, and ultimately easier, way to design a professional résumé with LaTeX.
It is easy to stream media from portable devices to desktop, but not the other way round. Here is a simple way for you to stream media from desktop to PS3, Smartphone, Smart TV etc.
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 […]
If you use multiple computers at your workplace, you know how frustrating it is to share data across them. Either you have to use a removable drive or you have to set up a home or small office network connection between both computers and share files, documents, screenshots etc. After you have set up the […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
I’ve just watched a beautiful animation titled “The Secret of Kells”. I’m not going to spoil anything by telling you the story here, but I can tell you that the movie described how hard the process of writing a book was back in the middle age. It required top notch craftsmanship to write each and […]
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, […]
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 […]
One of the problems with email attachments and using a browser based email client is the amount of time it takes to upload all the attachments. If you are using a slow internet connection, you know how frustrating it can be to upload multiple attachments to a new email message. Sometimes, the connections may fail […]
There are times when you want to extract only the audio of a video file. Maybe you have dozens of music videos stored in your computer’s hard drive and you want to convert all of them to mp3 files. Then you may want to copy these mp3 files to your iPod or MP3 player so […]
If you have been following this MTE blog, you will know that we are great lovers of Dropbox. It is easily the best syncing and file storage software out there and we just can’t stop showing our love for it. Previously, we have show you how to make the most out of your Dropbox. This […]
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 […]