When the news that the NSA are keeping records of your phone calls and web data transfers broke out, people start to worry if they are really safe online and some of them switched to Tor to protect their privacy online. The question is, is Tor really safe? Does it really protect you from the NSA’s clutches?
While there are tons of ways to schedule your Ubuntu to shutdown at a specified time, nothing beat the simplicity of EasyShutdown. And if you need more options, there is the ComplexShutdown as well. Check out how you can easily schedule your Ubuntu to shut down at a specific time.
There are tons of Google Reader alternatives, but if you prefer to read RSS feeds on desktop, this list of Mac apps will be useful to you.
While there are plenty of tools that allow you to schedule your Ubuntu to shutdown at a specified time, here is an inbuilt command that you can use to automate the shutdown of your computer. It will save you the effort of installing third party software too. Open a terminal and type: sudo shutdown -h […]
One of the common issues with Windows 8 is that app notifications keep appearing after you have seen them. You may restart your PC and see the same notifications you did when you logged off. Using the Local Group Policy Editor, you can clear these app notifications when you log off your computer.
Computers have revolutionized seemingly everything. Telling someone you created music used to mean that you knew how to play an instrument or two, but now people can create tunes just by pushing keys on their keyboard. If you want to learn or perform music the old-fashioned way, here are a number of ways you can use Google Chrome to help.
The usual way to shut down your Mac OS X is to move your mouse to the Apple icon (at the top left corner), click on it and select the Shutdown option. You will be shown a confirmation dialog and only when you click the “Shut Down” button, then will the machine shut down. What […]
Microsoft rolled out its Office 2013 product, bringing numerous updates and new features, but they forgot to include a basic, yet useful function: tabs. For those who want to add tabs to Microsoft Office, Office Tabs is one great solution that you should try out.
Windows Aero became a popular interface for PC users with the release of Windows Vista in 2007, but only a portion of it still remain in Windows 8. For users who want to utilize Aero features in Windows 8 and are not sure how to do so, here are the methods you can use to enjoy Aero features.
If you are a Ubuntu as well as Google Keep user, here is a quick and easy way to add Google Keep to the Unity Launcher. This trick only works in Google Chrome. 1. Open Google Chrome and install the Google Keep app. 2. Launch the Google Keep app. It should show up in a […]
Holiline Reminder is a useful freeware app for Windows that allows users to set up reminders and remember important life events from a simple and easy to use interface.
Shutter is a tiny yet powerful utility that enable users to automate the shutdown processes on their Windows PC. Shutter takes the automation a step further by providing you with a multitude of automation options and resultant tasks to choose from.
Add-ons make customizing Firefox a near limitless endeavor, but what if you want to customize your add-ons? Wait for it – there’s an add-on for that. Puzzle Piece allows you to customize the addon bar in Firefox. It takes the default Firefox addon bar and shrinks it into a small little panel that can display the same content without the waste.
If you have dual boot Linux and Windows, you will notice that GRUB 2 will replace your current bootloader as the default bootloader. This article shows you how to configure the boot menu of Windows 8 and return it as the default bootloader. This is useful if you prefer something a little more familiar.
Smartphones have become many people’s favorite accessory. There’s no arguing their usefulness. We carry them on us at all times, but what about children? Do you think kids (under 12) should carry a smartphone?
The progress bar is supposed to make your life better by informing you how much more time it requires to finish the job. However, most of the time, it is inaccurate and it could show 99% for the last 5 minutes. We understand your frustration, which is why I’m going to explain exactly why these things happen.
The good thing about the Windows 8’s Modern interface is that you can pin your favorite apps to the Start screen. However, if you pinned too many apps to the screen, navigating them can be a chore. On a tablet, you can move around in the Start screen by swiping left/right. On the desktop, you […]
YOURLS is a useful web service that helps Internet users access frequently visited URLs from a single page. This enable the user to quickly find and open the desired URL without having to navigate through a bunch of bookmark menus.