Not everyone likes to talk about death, but sadly it’s inevitable. Because of this, Google has decided to give its users total control over their data, should their account become “inactive.” This is done via their new Inactive Account Manager, which can be used to plan your “digital afterlife.”
Use the patched NotifyOSD to customize the notification bubble for Ubuntu 13.04
Most spelling and grammar checkers in word processors spot obvious writing errors, but not the less obvious ones. Slick Write is a web service that analyzes writing errors as well as performs the usual spelling and grammar check.
Are you sick and tired of your roommate or simply anyone at your home using your computer? How about turning your webcam into a surveillance camera and control the recording from your smartphone? We will show you how.
Wouldn’t it be great if you can embed a survey form in email so the recipients would never have to leave the email to fill out the form? The rate of completion would be significantly higher. We will show you how to do so with Google Forms.
if you are still using an old laptop, you might be better off disabling all the windows effects and animations in Ubuntu 13.04 so as to improve the performance of the system.
In Firefox, you can press the “/” key in your keyboard (when your cursor is not in any input field) to quickly activate the Quick Search bar. Alternatively, you can go to “Preferences -> Advanced -> General and tick the box “Search for text when I start typing”. This will allow you to search for […]
Google Now is a new concept from Google that’s about getting the right information at the right time. You can bring the Google Now look and feel to your new tab page in Chrome with a new unofficial extension in the Chrome Web Store.
You may also have seen PDF files that come with form that you can fill in. In case you are wondering how you can create a PDF file with fillable form, here is one easy way you can do so, and it is free of charge.
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Which do you think will win the drop test? the Galaxy S4 or the iPhone 5?
If you’re thinking about purchasing a 3D monitor, this article will answer many of the more popular questions about them.
Open a terminal and type the following command: sudo apt-get install fonts-cantarell lmodern ttf-aenigma ttf-georgewilliams ttf-bitstream-vera ttf-sjfonts ttf-tuffy tv-fonts ubuntustudio-font-meta This will install hundreds of different fonts in Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro). Full article
In your browser’s URL bar, simply type in the following mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org and it will open a Compose Email window (from your default email client) with the recipent field filled in. Refer to the full article for more configuration options.
By default, when you are composing an email in Gmail, it will popup a compose window at the right bottom corner of the window. A quick trick is to press “Shift” while clicking the Compose button. This will open a bigger Compose area in its own window.
Open the Google Search app in Android and tap the “Mic” icon. Next, tap the Menu button and select “Search with camera”. Take an image of the barcode/qr code and it will take you to the URL embedded in the barcode/qr code.
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to perform website searches from your Mac’s desktop? With Phlo, you can now search any website with ease.
If you’re looking for a built-in tool to convert files in Google Drive, then try DriveConverter, a web app and Chrome extension specially built for Google Drive. It offers more flexible conversion features for documents, images and music files.