LibreOffice – The Likely Future of OpenOffice

LibreOffice – The Likely Future of OpenOffice

For those of you who don’t follow tech news, here’s a brief summary: OpenOffice, supported by Sun, has long been known as a excellent free alternative to MS Office. When Oracle bought Sun, many feared that Oracle’s control might not necessarily be a good thing for the project. Some members of the OpenOffice team decided […]

WingPanel: A Super Sexy Space-Saving Top Panel

WingPanel: A Super Sexy Space-Saving Top Panel

For those who are tired of the top Gnome panel taking up the full length of the screen, you can now try out Wing Panel to free out the extra space. Wing Panel is a panel (created by the Elementary team) designed to show only the indicator-applets and session applet. It is a small panel […]

How to Setup HDMI Digital Playback in Linux

How to Setup HDMI Digital Playback in Linux

Like many people, I have an HDTV in my house that supports HDMI input devices, such as Blu-ray players. I also like to watch streaming content over the Internet, downloaded videos, and listen to music all from my TV and home theater system. Unfortunately, I do not have a Boxee box or a Roku box. […]

VirtualBox 4.0 Review: What to Expect From This Major Release

VirtualBox 4.0 Review: What to Expect From This Major Release

Out of the many virtualization software, VirtualBox is my personal favorite. It is lightweight, run fast and support a great deal of OSes (including Mac Snow Leopard). The latest release of VirtualBox 4.0 brings even more changes to the already useful software. This is a major release and it added plenty of new features as […]

How To Configure IMAP and Sync iPhone Notes To Your Email

How To Configure IMAP and Sync iPhone Notes To Your Email

One thing I like most about my iPhone is that I can take notes wherever I go. As a writer, it is very important for me to take notes from time to time as ideas don”t come easy. However, prior to the release of iOS 4.0, it was very inconvenient for me to retrieve my […]

What Is Your Favorite Browser? [Poll]

What Is Your Favorite Browser? [Poll]

The poll two week ago was “Do you wish to see Delicious shut down?” and the results were out. 51% of you don’t use the Delicious bookmarking service and it doesn’t matter if it close down or not. 42% of you have hoped that Delicious DO NOT get shut down. A mere 7% wish to […]

How to Delete Duplicates in iTunes (And Not Just By Name!)

How to Delete Duplicates in iTunes (And Not Just By Name!)

One of iTunes’ greatest features is its ability to quickly and easily track down duplicates hiding in your library. Duplicates can be a big problem in that they not only use up extra hard drive space that is essentially wasted, but they also make your iTunes library messy, which many users don’t appreciate. With a […]

Make Tech Easier Got A New Facelift

Make Tech Easier Got A New Facelift

It is a brand new year and we have given Make Tech Easier a complete makeover. Our site now has a completely different look and we have also added several useful features. 1. Speed The main emphasis of this new design was to improve the page load time. Using the Genesis framework (affiliate link), cache […]

How to Import KeePassX Password to LastPass (And Vice-versa)

How to Import KeePassX Password to LastPass (And Vice-versa)

KeePass (KeepassX for Linux) has always been my favorite password manager. It works in all platforms, including portable USB drive and can generate secure passwords and store them securely. One thing that it doesn’t support is a browser plugin that can detect the site you are visiting and auto-fill the login field for you. For […]

How to Keep Your Digital Life Synchronized – Automatically!

How to Keep Your Digital Life Synchronized – Automatically!

This is a guest post from Anders Vinther (Easy-Email.net) These days, most people use a variety of electronic devices every day – computers, smartphones, iPads – you name it. I think the only person left who only uses one computer is my mum. We all know how difficult it is to keep your information up […]

How to Batch Process Files in Gimp

How to Batch Process Files in Gimp

We have gone through plenty of tutorials for GIMP, including creating arrows, drawing flames, create abstract wallpapers, etc. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to make use of the batch process feature in GIMP to batch handle your images. Usually after a photoshoot session, you will have tons of photos to […]

Six Best Chrome Webapps For Your Daily Use

Six Best Chrome Webapps For Your Daily Use

Google recently launched the Chrome Web Store which stocks Chrome “webapps” as well as Chrome themes and extensions. These free and paid webapps allow you to extend the functionality of your Chrome browser by installing small third party programs within your browser. we have outlined the method of installing and uninstalling these webapps as well […]

3 Quick And Easy Ways to Convert A Webpage to PDF in Android

3 Quick And Easy Ways to Convert A Webpage to PDF in Android

Browsing a website on your Android phone is easy. You just have to connect to a WIFI/3G network, launch your browser app and start browsing. When you chance upon an interesting webpage that you want to read later, you can either add it to bookmarks or save it with Read It Later app (like Instapaper). […]

Ubuntu Remixes: 4 Of The Best Alternatives to Ubuntu

Ubuntu Remixes: 4 Of The Best Alternatives to Ubuntu

Our recent article entitled Ubuntu As Intended drew in a fair amount of discussion about the base software and configuration in the default Ubuntu install. Some readers pointed out a few alternatives that aim to take the standard Ubuntu desktop and give it more polish than the original. Some of these projects just include a […]

Transform Gedit Into A Web Developer IDE

Transform Gedit Into A Web Developer IDE

gedit is the default text-editor in Gnome based distro. To many, it may seems like a normal text-editor with no special functions (just like notepad in Windows), but for those regular users, they will swear by it and marvel at how powerful and versatile it can be. With its plugins system, it can easily transform […]

The Kno Textbook Tablet Preview

The Kno Textbook Tablet Preview

Almost every new tablet that has emerged in the iPad-dominated market has essentially been a direct competitor to the iPad, offering little, if any, basic usability advantages. It is for that reason that the Kno tablet stands out from the crowd. This tablet is being marketed to schools that are tired of dealing with the […]