How to Integrate Google Reader and Google+

How to Integrate Google Reader and Google+

Like many of you, I use a lot of Google products. It’s hard not to – they’re usually useful and free. To date, nearly everything Google has released has been a game-changer in its field. Earth, Maps, Gmail, Android, and countless other tools have each raised the bar for what we expect out of software, […]

Google Catalog App Made Shopping On the Internet Much Easier

Google Catalog App Made Shopping On the Internet Much Easier

Have you noticed that you aren’t receiving as many catalogs in the mail these days? Most likely it isn’t because the stores are going green. Instead, look to the Internet as the likely culprit. Shoppers are less likely to open a paper catalog when they can do the same shopping on the Internet at any […]

500px: The Ultimate Website for Photography Enthusiasts

500px: The Ultimate Website for Photography Enthusiasts

In recent years, there have been numerous websites launched targeted at photography enthusiasts. While many of these sites lets photographers upload and share their photographers, they still leave out features that would completely satisfy photography enthusiasts. From a lack of customization options to a lack of interaction with other site members, such sites come with […]

Use Apptivate To Increase Your Productivity

Use Apptivate To Increase Your Productivity

Keyboard-driven launching applications such as Quicksilver and Alfred are a powerful and super-fast way to launch applications, search for files and even execute complex commands, but depending on your needs, it may be more effective to utilise a series of Hotkeys for performing some of these tasks. There’s a few ways to go about this, […]

How to Store a Pages Document As a PDF in iBooks [iPad]

How to Store a Pages Document As a PDF in iBooks [iPad]

It’s something that seems like it should be easy, but it isn’t. Working in Pages on an iPad, if you create a document you want to use later, the logical progression of thought is to save it as a .PDF and store it in iBooks. However, getting it there isn’t an easy process. It actually […]

More Google Chrome Omnibox Tips and Tricks

More Google Chrome Omnibox Tips and Tricks

Shortly after Google Chrome launched, we came out with a guide outlining a few of its features and some useful tips and tricks. Now almost 3 years later, Chrome has grabbed a sizeable portion of the browser market share and has become the default browser for many users. During its growth, Chrome has matured greatly […]

5 Ways To Make Good Use Of Google Forms

5 Ways To Make Good Use Of Google Forms

Google Documents is a very popular application for many web workers. You can create a document in the cloud and access it from anywhere as long as there is Internet access. Many applications like Google Docs for Android also allow you to access your Docs account from anywhere you are. One of the options within […]

How To Fix a Mac That is Stuck Asleep

How To Fix a Mac That is Stuck Asleep

Putting your Mac to sleep is an effective way to manage your power consumption without having to do a lot of turning off and on again, and for most Macs, this process goes off without a hitch. Some users who have installed the Lion OS have been reporting problems with the system waking up after […]

Why You Should Bite The Bullet And Signup For Spotify

Why You Should Bite The Bullet And Signup For Spotify

I find it surprising that no-one has yet stepped up to the plate to post a review of the magic that is Spotify here on MakeTechEasier. This application has truly revolutionized the way that I consume music, and I only see things getting better. For anyone who has been living under a rock, Spotify is […]

Three Great Mindmapping Tools for the Linux Desktop

Three Great Mindmapping Tools for the Linux Desktop

Sometimes, you run into a problem that you just can’t work through with mental brute force alone. Brainstorming with others works, but that’s not always an option. One popular and effective way of beating a problem or releasing your creativity is mindmapping. While you can go old school and use pen and paper, there is […]

How to Change Your Apple ID and Password

How to Change Your Apple ID and Password

Is your Apple ID tied to an email address that you don’t really use anymore? Is it getting harder to remember it when you want to sign into your iTunes, or your other Mac services? If, like a growing number of users, you signed up for your Apple ID using a student mailbox from your […]

6 More of the Coolest Chrome Web Apps

6 More of the Coolest Chrome Web Apps

Almost a year ago, we shared a few of the more fun and useful web applications for Google Chrome. Since then, several great new apps have been added to the Web Store, and a few of them really stand out. Sure, many of them are little more than links to a existing web app, and […]

CageApp: A Convenient Way to Share Your Designs and Gather Feedback

CageApp: A Convenient Way to Share Your Designs and Gather Feedback

Graphics designers spend long lengths of time working on their designs. But the work is finalized only after the client’s feedback has been gathered and taken into account, often numerous times. Getting this feedback is quite easy if you can meet with the client. But in case he and you are not in the same […]

5 Excellent Tools To Take Screenshots in Windows

5 Excellent Tools To Take Screenshots in Windows

While writing reviews of websites and software, I often have to use images to reference what I am talking about and to help me better explain things. A simple screenshot of an arrow pointing to a tiny button saves me the trouble of writing a detailed explanation of where the button is located. Having realized […]

VMware Fusion: Run Windows Seamlessly On Your Mac

VMware Fusion: Run Windows Seamlessly On Your Mac

Following Apple’s switch from PowerPC to Intel processors as the engines to power their computers, the horizons of Mac users were thus widened to enable booting into a fully native copy of Windows, with all respective drivers and settings taken care of via Boot Camp. All of a sudden the potential market share for Apple’s […]

10 Ways to Recycle Old Macs, iPhones, iPads, and iPods

10 Ways to Recycle Old Macs, iPhones, iPads, and iPods

We live in such a throwaway society, that it’s easier to discard used items rather than figure out what else to do with them. However, there’s also a big green push out there to recycle items, making it better for the planet in the long run. With your old Apple items, whether it be Macs, […]