If you are a Mac OS X user, you can speed up your Mac by simply disabling the window animations. 1. Open the terminal. 2. Type the following command: defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool false That’s it.
Are you looking for an easy way to make your Mac’s battery last longer when there’s no outlet around? If so, a free and open-source application like gfxCardStatus lets you see exactly which apps are affecting your battery life by using power-hungry graphics.
here are times when you have to open different applications while browsing. In Firefox, you can use the Easy Access add-on to open applications without leaving Firefox.
If you’re a regular Chrome user, chances are you know your way around the program by using your keyboard, but there are dozens of other helpful keyboard shortcuts for Chrome that you might not know about. Here are more keyboard shortcuts for Chrome.
Android version 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) comes with the ability to encrypt your Android phone. While the process may be intimidating, it’s pretty straightforward. Here is how you can easily encrypt your Android phone.
If you don’t want note-taking apps for simply saving web pages, try this neat Firefox add-on called Temporary Bookmarks. This add-on allows you to bookmark webpages and clear them when you close the browser, or after a specified amount of time.
If you have got yourself the Chrombook Pixel and find that Chrome OS really isn’t the right match for you, you may be happy to know that it’s both possible and easy to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook Pixel.
When it comes to using, developing and promoting software online, the numerous licenses that accompany them can be confusing for even the most adept computer user. Can Open source and proprietary license work well together or are they destined to drive developers and users even further apart?
If you are creating a new account on a site, Google Chrome can automatically generate a new secure password for you and insert into the password field. 1. In Google Chrome, type “about:flags” in the omnibox. 2. Scroll down the list till you find the field “Enable password generation“. Click “Enable”. 3. Relaunch the Chrome […]
Other than entering URL and perform a search, you can make use of the Omnibox (aka the address bar) to perform a quick Mathematics calculation. Simply type your sum, like “9 + 5 = ” and the result will show up immediately in the drop down.
While there are tons of ways for you to transfer files on the Web, if you just want a single file transfer without having to go through the fuss of creating an account, JustBeamIt is one such choice.
No matter how strong your password is or how many security measures you take, there is still a chance of getting your account compromised. Facebook recently introduced a new feature known as the Trusted Contacts that will help users recover their account data. Here is how you can activate it.
You’ve probably seen the words “DoS” and “DDoS” pop up. In case you’ve been wondering what they are and how they affect you, we’ll delve into that and also mention a little bit on the the possibilities of protecting yourself from such an attack.
Seemingly everyone watches YouTube, and few people know how YouTube partners make money behind the scenes, this article will show the process.
Do you have a lot of Login Items on your Mac that are slowing down your startup time? Learn how to fix this issue with DelayedLauncher.
If you use Google Chrome often, chances are you probably have a few (or many) extensions installed and visible on the add-on bar. As an avid Chrome user with most of my work dependent on extensions, I found a quicker way to troubleshoot possible extension issues by enabling and disabling Chrome extensions and apps with literally one click.
Do you remember back when you had to know how words were spelled? Here is a selection of dictionary tools for Google Chrome.
Autokey is great for text-substitution, but its scripting feature can make your Linux desktop even more powerful and useful.