You may know that you need to set a file permissions of “777” to make it writeable, but do know the meaning of “777” and where it comes from? Read on to find out about the file permissions of Unix system and the origin of “777”.
XBMC is one of the best media center software around and one of its ability is to access and stream media from all sorts of different devices. Let’s suppose you have pictures on your Windows PC, Music in iTunes on a Mac, some ripped DVD’s on your Linux file server, etc. Here’s how to connect your XBMC box to them all.
Internet Explorer is now available in Windows 8. Here are 3 reasons why you should reconsider using it.
If you are transiting from iMovie to Final Cut Prox X, here is a quick guide to help you make the transition easier and faster.
If you think the app locker for Android can help to secure your phone, check out these exploits first before making your conclusion.
Gmail for Android might be the best email app, but it is lacking some features found in the web app. Now you can restore these missing features with 4 addons.
Ubuntu used to be the best distro for new Linux distro, but it seems that Linux Mint has taken over that role. Here’s why.
Learn how to add Pinterest pins to your desktop background with the Mac app, Desktop Pins. Your wallpaper will never be boring again.
Setting up a SIP server in your system allows you to easily communicate with other users in the network. If you are looking to setup your own SIP server in Windows, here is the complete guide.
If you have used the Linux command line before, you’ve no doubt used “grep” to search for strings of text. There’s a better way to do so, and it’s called Ack.
Navigating around in iOS device is a very easy thing, unless you choose to make it difficult. Continuing our series of the beginner guide to iOS, we will show you how to navigate around in your iOS devices.
Mozilla has come out with their own version of mobile OS, also known as Firefox OS. Here is how you can run Firefox OS in your browser.
How do you free up space on your Mac’s hard drive? There are plenty of Mac apps available to clean your hard drive, but most are advanced and the majority are not free. Here is a simple way that you quickly scan your hard drive and delete unnecessary cache files in one click. Check it out!
You may have decided to buy a Surface RT, but before you do, you might want to find out what you can and can’t do on the Windows RT desktop, so you won’t regret it later.
If you are not able to install guest additions in Ubuntu 12.10 guest in Virtualbox, here’s the fix.
If you want to test out ChromeOS before you decide if you want to get the Chromebook, here is how you can test ChromeOS in Ubuntu.
Have you ever thought of turning your photos stream into interesting music videos to share with your family and friends? It used to be a complicated task involving expensive software and plenty of time. but in iOS, you can now do it easily and effortlessly. Here is how you can turn your photos into music videos in iOS.
Preview in Mac may be around for a long time, but there are still plenty of features that are not known to many. If you are a Mac user, here are 7 Previews secrets you need to know.