How to Free Up Drive Space By Removing Shadow Copies [Windows]

How to Free Up Drive Space By Removing Shadow Copies [Windows]

Have you ever noticed that something other than your files seems to be eating away at your drive space? If you’re an uber-nerd like myself, you may have indeed selected all your folders in explorer, viewed their properties and wondered why the total is lower than the total space in use on the drive. Time […]

Using Your iPhone to Get Your Spook On [Halloween]

Using Your iPhone to Get Your Spook On [Halloween]

If you’re one of those types that gets into being scared, or just like to scare others, your iPhone can help you out in this pursuit. There are free apps available that do everything from providing scary noises to helping you find paranormal activity in your home. It’s time to get your spook on!

Top iOS 5 Features

Top iOS 5 Features

iOS 5 has been out for four days now. So it’s the perfect time to give our impressions on some of the features now that they are out of the box. By far, iOS 5 is the best iOS yet. The focus this time around wasn’t to just please customers by solving their grievances of […]

Redhanded Catches Unauthorized Access to Your Android Phone

Redhanded Catches Unauthorized Access to Your Android Phone

How does it feel to have someone access your phone when you are not around? Worst still, you have no record of the person who meddles with your phone. redHanded is one such app for Android that allows you to capture a snapshot of the intruder and catch them red-handed. redHanded works only with Android […]

Getting Started with Amazon EC2

Getting Started with Amazon EC2

When Amazon first launched their Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) in 2006, many people were a bit surprised. Those of us who’d always just thought of Amazon as a retailer were skeptical that they’d have much to offer. In the 5 years since then, Amazon has proven that they’re serious about this business and in making […]

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 […]