Having Pidgin SSL Certificate Error? Here’s The Fix

Having Pidgin SSL Certificate Error? Here’s The Fix

Update: The latest version of Pidgin (2.7.7) has fixed this issue. For Windows users, uninstall your current version, download and install the latest version. For Ubuntu users, add the following PPA and update your system: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pidgin-developers/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade If you are using Pidgin to connect to your MSN […]

4 Free Tools to Sync Your iTunes Music to Android

4 Free Tools to Sync Your iTunes Music to Android

If you are a iPod, iPhone, iPad or whatever iDevice user, you will have no problem syncing your device with iTunes (in fact, this is the only way you can get music onto the device). But if you own an Android phone and use iTunes to purchase, store and organize your music/video, you will find […]

Your Inbox Needs Help, Use OtherInbox

Your Inbox Needs Help, Use OtherInbox

Many of us let our email inbox go. We sign up for newsletters and keep the boxes checked allowing companies and their affiliates to send us anything they’d like. This makes a mountain of email that we dread sifting through. What if you could have help? There is an application out there that will go […]

How to Display The Weather Condition As Wallpaper [Linux]

How to Display The Weather Condition As Wallpaper [Linux]

There are many ways to find out the weather condition in your city. You can go to weather.com, use weather widget or even set it on your desktop with conky. Here is yet another way that you can obtain weather information quickly: display the weather condition as a wallpaper in your desktop. WeatherPaper is a […]

How to Play The Sims 3 in Linux

How to Play The Sims 3 in Linux

Wine has come a long way in the last few years, making it fairly simple to install many popular Windows games on Linux. Cedega and PlayOnLinux have made it even easier by providing GUI assistance and management of your games. One game series, however, has proven to be consistently difficult to get working, and that’s […]

How to Hide Yourself From Selected Friends In Facebook Chat

How to Hide Yourself From Selected Friends In Facebook Chat

Facebook is “the craze” these days. From kids to moms, everyone is using it to reconnect with old friends, family members and find new people on the web. Some people use it to promote their business, others use it for fun and entertainment. Chatting with Facebook friends is again another addiction seen among most users. […]

Easy Samba Sharing Setup with KDE

Easy Samba Sharing Setup with KDE

Recently, I decided that instead of copying video files from one computer to another when I wanted to watch something on my TV, I would setup my network to stream the videos. I had previously tried NFS and UPnP, both without very impressive results. Therefore, I decided to try Samba, even though my perception of […]

How to Protect Your Online Presence From Firesheep

How to Protect Your Online Presence From Firesheep

In case you are not aware, Firesheep is a new Firefox extension that allows anyone to become a hacker instantly. With it installed, anyone can sniff in an open unsecured network the cookies of other computers. With these cookies, the hacker can get into the other party’s accounts (be it Facebook, Twitter or any other […]

How To Customize Your Mac’s Menu Bar Using XMenu

How To Customize Your Mac’s Menu Bar Using XMenu

DEVONtechnologies has become a household name for many Mac users, and for good reason. They’ve been responsible some fantastic software for Macs, including DEVONthink and DEVONnote, which are paid apps, but are extremely popular. More importantly though, DEVON also has also made a handful of really great open source software as well. These include apps that give you the ability to […]

SocialCompare: Products Comparison With A Social Twist

SocialCompare: Products Comparison With A Social Twist

We do comparison everyday, every time. When the new Galaxy Tab is launched, we want to know how it stacks up to iPad. When the new version of Ubuntu is released, we want to know how much it has improved over its previous releases. It is no longer a question of how to do comparison, […]

How to Export Your iPhone SMS As CSV To Your Mac

How to Export Your iPhone SMS As CSV To Your Mac

Usually, we use iTunes to back up all the SMS from our iPhones. If you have jailbroken your iPhone, there is another option of exporting all the SMS in CSV format (comma-separated values). You can even import the said file to your other mobile devices should you stop using your iPhone. All the SMS or […]

8 Alternative PDF Readers For Your Consideration [Linux]

8 Alternative PDF Readers For Your Consideration [Linux]

Linux users, regardless which distro you are using, it bound to come with a default PDF reader that you can use to read PDF files. In Ubuntu, that software is Evince. In most instances, Evince works well for me. It can remember the page where I last stopped and allows me to print without any […]

Busy Docs Syncs Local Documents With Google Docs

Busy Docs Syncs Local Documents With Google Docs

A lot of municipalities and companies both big and small are migrating to Google for email and document management. There are lots of pros and cons for migrating to the cloud. What no one seems to really talk about is the effort it takes to move all of the documents. Busy Docs is a service […]

After the Deadline Spell Checks Your Content in WordPress

After the Deadline Spell Checks Your Content in WordPress

No one is perfect. Even the best writer can make typographical errors, not to mention the average bloggers like you and me. There are times when we typed too fast and mixed up the “a” and the “e” and also times when we get confused over the “is” and the “was“. For those who are […]

RockMelt: A Browser For Social Media Addicts

RockMelt: A Browser For Social Media Addicts

If you are the type of person who can’t live without internet, wake up every morning and check your Facebook account before having coffee, always tweet a new update every 15 minutes and have a large circle of friends on social media websites – you are going to love RockMelt. RockMelt is a new web […]

Can’t Play Full-screen YouTube Video In Ubuntu Maverick 10.10? Try This Fix!

Can’t Play Full-screen YouTube Video In Ubuntu Maverick 10.10? Try This Fix!

If you installed Ubuntu Maverick on a old computer with Intel graphics chipset, you will find that you won’t be able to watch YouTube video in full screen, regardless which browser you are using. Apparently, the problem lies with the embedded Flash player conflicts with the hardware acceleration. For those who are having this problem, […]

Easy Organization with KDE’s Plasma Shelf Widget

Easy Organization with KDE’s Plasma Shelf Widget

Balancing work, home, school, or any other component of your life can be hectic. Many people use computers with the intention to simplify their lives, but that does not always happen. One of the biggest obstacles to effective use of computers is file and application organization. File managers, docks, panels, task bars, and other similar […]