How to Optimize KDE Desktop Effects

How to Optimize KDE Desktop Effects

Since its official inclusion in KDE, the Desktop Effects component of KWin has received mixed reviews. Many of the negative reviews point to performance problems, some of which are the result of the dramatically diverse offering of Linux drivers available for graphics cards. Not all graphics cards are equal, but one would expect them to […]

The Ultimate iPhone Buyer’s Guide

The Ultimate iPhone Buyer’s Guide

The iPhone 4S was announced last week at a special invitation Apple event. This announcement made some individuals immediately make plans to go for an upgrade. However, new customers and those stuck in contracts are given a new dilemma, which iPhone should they upgrade to. The current situation has made the iPhone an affordable option […]

Use MarsEdit To Create And Manage Blog Content [Mac]

Use MarsEdit To Create And Manage Blog Content [Mac]

The explosion of Internet users seen in recent years has resulted in a proliferation of blogs, both personal and professional, all catering to a myriad of tastes and topics. Whether you’re a professional online journalist, a dedicated blogger with a loyal following, or simply enjoy keeping a personal Tumblr blog to share your thoughts, you’ve […]

The Native Facebook App For iPad – Is It Worth The Wait?

The Native Facebook App For iPad – Is It Worth The Wait?

iPad users have been waiting quite awhile for a native Facebook app. It seemed strange that iPhone had it, but the larger-screened mobile device was left out in the cold. It’s not that there weren’t ways around it, but they weren’t the best of solutions. There were several other beautiful apps out there, but none […]

3 Chrome Extensions To Help You Write Better

3 Chrome Extensions To Help You Write Better

With a show of hands, how many people think they suck at writing? Everyone is insecure about what they write. The truth of it is, you learn as you go. Sure, you can go to school and learn the proper way to write, but it’s like math. Once you know the basics, you will rely […]

How to Remove Appmenu (Global Menu) In Ubuntu Oneiric

How to Remove Appmenu (Global Menu) In Ubuntu Oneiric

The appmenu (also known as the global menu) in Ubuntu Oneiric can be both a useful and annoying feature. When it is in action, it reduces the screen space required to render the menu bar. If you are using a computer with small screen, this is very useful for you. On the other hand, if […]

How to Integrate Google Calendar to Thunderbird

How to Integrate Google Calendar to Thunderbird

The latest version of Ubuntu has removed Evolution and replaced it with Thunderbird. For those who are first time using Thunderbird, you will discover that, unlike Evolution, Thunderbird doesn’t come with a Calendar/Task feature. You are not able to add any events/tasks, not to mention the integration of Google Calendar. However, the good thing about […]

A Simple User Guide For Ubuntu Oneiric

A Simple User Guide For Ubuntu Oneiric

Ubuntu Oneiric, while added much improvements to its Unity desktop, also brought lot of changes that make it more confusing and difficult to use. Users who have come from previous version of Ubuntu will find that some of their favourite applications are missing and replaced with another application that is either more resource intensive or […]

5 iPad Apps for Saving and Viewing PowerPoint Presentations

5 iPad Apps for Saving and Viewing PowerPoint Presentations

When you receive a powerpoint presentation in your Mail app in iPad, the only option is to either open it with a third-party app or print it. There’s no options for saving it for future reference. I was recently thrust into this situation when my high school-aged daughter’s photography teacher sent me notes for a […]

Exploring the World With an iPhone

Exploring the World With an iPhone

Travel is an activity that we can enjoy year-round. However, from retirees to people observing their gap year, an extended vacation is a great way for many individuals to find out more about themselves. The ability to be exposed to various situations can allow you to see how large the world is. The iPhone is […]

How to Stream Media to Your Xbox 360 or PS3

How to Stream Media to Your Xbox 360 or PS3

Video game consoles, particularly the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, are increasingly becoming more than just gaming devices. They have become complete entertainment systems. You can now watch Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other streaming video content. You can purchase and listen to music, and with the new Xbox 360 dashboard update coming this fall, you […]

A Brief Look At iOS 5

A Brief Look At iOS 5

iOS 5 will be released on 12th October but the final pre-release developer preview known as the Golden Master has already been made available to those in Apple’s developer program and this is almost certain to be exactly the same as the version made available on launch day. I installed the Golden Master on an […]

Evri: A Useful App For News Junkies [iPad]

Evri: A Useful App For News Junkies [iPad]

News junkies are always on the search for the latest news. There are many apps that will keep them abreast of the biggest news stories of the day, but Evri seems to do it better, easier, and simpler than the others. It manges this by not trying to do too many things. It’s a news […]