Accessing The Built In Screen Capture Utilities In Mac

Accessing The Built In Screen Capture Utilities In Mac

After reading my recent article about screen-capture utilities for Windows, my friend asked my recommendation of the similar tool(s) in Mac and where can he download it/them. As unbelievable as it might sound, there are many Mac users who do not know that, unlike Windows, Mac OS X comes with built in screen capture utilities. […]

Convert PDF Files To Word For Free Online

Convert PDF Files To Word For Free Online

The PDF file format is quickly becoming the de-facto format for sharing information on the web. The good thing about PDF files is that the format allows the creator of the document, the ability to retain the original formatting even when the document is being viewed on different operating systems or different viewers. The only […]

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

I recently wrote about a great software utility that opened up a world of information about your motherboard, CPU, and RAM. Well, I have another great utility to tell you about, only this time it’s all about your graphics card. Though manufactured by different companies, GPU-Z from TechPowerUp does look a lot like the aforementioned […]

Making The Linux Command Line A Little Friendlier

Making The Linux Command Line A Little Friendlier

One thing that gets debated over and over in Linux is the need for the command line. Many say that you should never need to access a command prompt to get things done, others are of the opinion that the power of the Linux shell is one of the things that makes Linux so great. […]

Mindmeister: Easily Create And Share Your Mindmap Online

Mindmeister: Easily Create And Share Your Mindmap Online

Mindmapping is a great way to present your ideas/brainstorming in an easy to follow manner. Previously, we has discussed how the free desktop mindmapping software – FreeMind can make this task much easier. Today, we are going to discuss another excellent mindmapping software that you can access to as long as you have an Internet […]

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

If knowledge is power, then CPU-Z from CPUID will make you feel like a superhero. This handy little tool was featured in the MakeTechEasier 101 best free computer software downloads list. CPU-Z is a Windows only tool that gathers information on some of the main hardware components of your computer. The information that it collects […]

Extract Files From Rar, Zip Archives online

Extract Files From Rar, Zip Archives online

A couple of days back, while I was searching for some nice wallpapers for my desktop, I came across this neat collection bundled in a rar archive. The collection had all sorts of nice wallpapers for different sized desktops and was exactly what I wanted. The only problem was that the file was about 100 MB […]

Manage Your MP3s In Mac with Tagr

Manage Your MP3s In Mac with Tagr

Collecting music in this era has become much easier. People don’t have a big room with wall shelves full with cassettes and discs anymore. Instead, almost everything has been converted to digital file and is tucked inside a digital storage. Saving real storage space, searching time and eliminating the pile of dust. On the other […]

Auto-Unlock Keyring Manager In Ubuntu Intrepid

Auto-Unlock Keyring Manager In Ubuntu Intrepid

If you have set your Ubuntu machine to auto-login everytime you start your computer, you will find that as soon as you reach your desktop, the keyring manager will automatically pop up and ask you for the password to unlock itself and retrieve the key to connect to the wireless connection. The keyring manager is […]

Clean Up And Regain Your Disk Space With Bleachbit

Clean Up And Regain Your Disk Space With Bleachbit

If you are wondering why your hard disk space is getting lesser and lesser and yet you did not install that many applications on your system, most probably you are wasting your disk space on the cache and temporary files. BleachBit is a software for Linux that scans your computer and deletes unnecessary files to […]

How To Be Part Of A Supercomputer With BOINC

How To Be Part Of A Supercomputer With BOINC

Companies like Google are well known for their approach to computing power: using lots of little computers to do the job of a supercomputer. It’s cheap, fault-tolerant, and if done right, almost infinitely expandable. Well if that works with computers networked directly to each other, why not over the Internet? BOINC (or the Berkeley Open […]

How To Convert PDF Files to Word

How To Convert PDF Files to Word

PDF files are easy to view and simple to read, however they can be a pain to edit (even if you do have the editor). This is where the app we’ll discuss in this article comes in –Some PDF. With this desktop app (compatible with Windows XP/Vista) you’ll be able to take any PDF document […]

Kill Problem Applications Like a Ninja

Kill Problem Applications Like a Ninja

Linux fans who run Windows (for any number of reasons) can finally rejoice, xkill has essentially been cloned and is available as a free download . This Windows copycat of the popular xkill utility is aptly named – Kill. Kill allows you to end the process behind an application simply by clicking on the application […]

How To Connect To Your WordPress Account Via Secure FTP

How To Connect To Your WordPress Account Via Secure FTP

If you own a self-hosted WordPress account, chances are you are using FTP to transfer all your files online. Here’s the problem: connecting and transferring files via FTP is not secured. All your login credential (including username and password) and data are transmitted over the network in plain text. Any hacker who is sniffing your […]

How To Edit Your Screensaver Settings In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Edit Your Screensaver Settings In Ubuntu Intrepid

If you have attempted to tamper with your screensaver in Ubuntu, you will know that other than selecting the screensaver, there is nothing you can do about it. The default Gnome-Screensaver in your system does not allow you to change any of the screensaver’s setting. If you are looking to make the ball rotate slower, […]

MacHeist – One Cool Place For Mac Users To Visit

MacHeist – One Cool Place For Mac Users To Visit

In my recent article about Fresh, I mentioned a a little about a site where Mac users could get several good paid-softwares for free. The site is MacHeist, and I think it deserves a stand alone coverage. So, here it goes. I know the site from a friend in a mailing list, around the time […]

How to be Your Own Linux Tech Support

How to be Your Own Linux Tech Support

When I first began using Linux, I was fortunate that I had a few friends around who knew it well, and were able to answer my questions and provide support. Not everyone is so lucky. Fortunately, these days there are a multitude of ways you can get the info you need without calling up Cousin […]

How To Instantly Save Every Images On A Web Page

How To Instantly Save Every Images On A Web Page

We’ve all experienced the time consuming right-click wonder as we scroll down the small browser pop-up that appears when we want to save an image. Depending on what you may be working on or what you’re trying to do, it isn’t always the most feasible option to save images one by one. This is exactly […]

The Ultimate Guide To Manage Your Audio/Video Files In Linux

The Ultimate Guide To Manage Your Audio/Video Files In Linux

Have you ever come across a situation where you wanted to convert a video from one format to another in your Linux machine and you have absolutely no idea how to do it? What about playing DVD on Ubuntu or rip your favorite VCD to mpeg file? Below, I have come up with a great […]