Bodega – A Great Alternative to Mac App Store

Bodega – A Great Alternative to Mac App Store

This goes under the category of “Things You Didn’t Even Know You Wanted.” It never even occurred to me that there might be alternatives out there to the Mac Store. It was just fulfilling a need. Up until a few years ago, we didn’t even have a Mac Store, and just having one seemed to […]

5 Must-Have Firefox Extensions For Blogging

5 Must-Have Firefox Extensions For Blogging

If you have been blogging for a long time, you would know the time and effort that goes into creating quality posts consistently. Blogging takes at least an hour of your time and all of your bright ideas. There are instances, however, that tasks related to blogging can slow you down and take up too […]

4 Photography Apps For Busy Photographers [Mac]

4 Photography Apps For Busy Photographers [Mac]

After a busy photo-shoot, the next thing to do is to organize your photos into their respective albums. Depending on your photo-editing skill, you might also want to do some touching up to the photos before you save them to the archive. If you are a Mac user, here are some photography apps, ranging from […]

SABnzbd – A Great Way to Download From Newsgroups

SABnzbd – A Great Way to Download From Newsgroups

Have you been wondering what this whole newsgroup fuss is about? Usenet is one of the oldest parts of the internet, and millions of people download vast amounts of content from it. There are often tricky aspects to doing so, however, with the need to download multipart files, recombine them, check them for errors and […]

The Importance of Partitioning Your Hard Drive

The Importance of Partitioning Your Hard Drive

You might have heard that many people are having issues recovering their data when some of the hard drive becomes corrupt. Having one partition is often more detrimental than you think. Your computer could benefit in multiple ways from a multi-partition system, perhaps more ways than you think. You can turn your computer into a […]

A Comprehensive Guide to iTunes U [iOS]

A Comprehensive Guide to iTunes U [iOS]

Learning at a prestigious college is an opportunity possible for very few. From Harvard to Stanford, the admission criteria for most of those colleges prevented many from attending. However, would you ever believe that you could learn from the professors of many of these colleges straight from your Mac and iOS device, as if you […]

Using NTP to Sync Your Clock on Linux

Using NTP to Sync Your Clock on Linux

There is one thing that irritates me the most with computers: the clock. When you think about it, we know how to connect to machines across seas, how to express our feelings to the whole world, and yet, for a long time, my computer’s clock was off by a few minutes. I’ll admit that it […]

Coco: Voice Messaging For iOS And Android

Coco: Voice Messaging For iOS And Android

A few months back I reviewed the Voxer app. It was an app that worked both on Android as well as iOS mobile devices to message with text, voice, and pictures. It didn’t appear to be an app that was created for iOS, but adapted for it. Yet, it seemed it was the only horse […]

How to Monitor Your Linux Performance With Sysstat

How to Monitor Your Linux Performance With Sysstat

Sysstat is a powerful logging and monitoring tool for Linux/Unix systems. It can be used to monitor system performance and troubleshoot problems. Though many distros have GUI based monitoring applications and API’s, sysstat is a go-to for power users and can log and track pretty much everything going on within your Linux box.

How to Easily Convert A Spreadsheet to HTML [Quick Tips]

How to Easily Convert A Spreadsheet to HTML [Quick Tips]

You probably have done a lot of work on Excel or other spreadsheet application and you want to convert all of them into HTML document so you can place it on the Web. What should you do? This may seems like a simple question with obvious answers, but plenty of people are still having difficulty […]

A User’s Guide To Facebook Ads

A User’s Guide To Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads are a great way to drive new fans to your Facebook business page.  As you build your fan base, those fans will connect to the page and become long term customers influencing their friends to become fans of your page or product creating an instant Word of Mouth Marketing strategy. When you go […]

How to Install Java Runtime In Ubuntu 12.04

How to Install Java Runtime In Ubuntu 12.04

If you have installed Ubuntu from scratch, most probably the java package is not installed by default. The java package is necessary to run any java-based app, including running java applets in the browser. While you may not use it it all the time, it is still handy to install it. When you need it, […]

6 Little Known iPad Secrets

6 Little Known iPad Secrets

There’s nothing more rewarding than finding out new tips or secrets on your favorite device. I’m on my second iPad since last summer, and I’m still finding new tips or tricks. Each time I find one it brings out a raised eyebrow and makes me realize how easy things would be had I known about […]