Windows 8 is just around the corner, and many people are still rather wary of the new Metro UI that Microsoft intends to introduce. Today, I’m not going to try to convince you to use Windows 8. In fact, this article will just be about some Metro apps you might find enticing. Let’s have a […]
We have mentioned tools that allow you to schedule tasks in Ubuntu, but if you want to set a trigger and automate tasks based on the result of a prior action, then CuttleFish would be the one for you.
Before Apple Mobile iOS 6’s new Passbook app even arrives on the market in a few months, Lemon.com Wallet app is poised to grab the market before Apple even gets a crack at them. It does more than Passbook will, but also has its struggles due to not being a native iOS app. Is it […]
We all have a busy schedule. What if you need go to a store to buy something a little more on the rare side and you have a very busy week? If you have an Android device, you can now shop for the items you need without physically appearing at the store. Here are a […]
Our browsers have somehow replaced the daily newspaper, and it’s often what we use to access information that we want to know at the start of the day. With Feedly for FireFox, your go-to sites can now be viewed in a stylish, magazine-like format for your reading pleasure.
While Google Chrome has numerous applications, managing them can be a tedious process. Some of them appear on the right side of the address bar while other can only be accessed from the extension library. What if you could manage all of your apps at one single place? This is where the Google Chrome Extension Manager steps in.
The final beta is out for Mountain Lion, and that means the full public version is coming pretty soon. It is time again for Apple users to start preparing their system for the new release. With the various features that are in Mountain Lion, there are a couple of things you need to know before […]
Real Time Strategy (RTS) game lovers may remember a game called Age Of Empires (AOE). The much awarded and loved game has inspired many other historical RTS games such as Rise Of Nations, Age Of Mythology etc. However, these games were Windows specific and Linux users always felt a void in the field of historical, […]
In this week’s Android question roundup, we talk about privacy, Android 4.0, Windows 8 on an Android tablet and wireless picture transfer from Android to a PC. There is a lot of exciting stuff happening with the Android devices and OSes recently. Are you keeping up with what’s happening? Apple blocking the Samsung 10” tablet […]
While firewalls are not particular to the Windows operating system, many Windows users feel the utter need to use a firewall. However, they don’t know enough about how it works to tell what it’s doing for them. If you’re wondering what makes a firewall tick and how it’s protecting your computer, this article is for […]
If you are a iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Phone user, you might be familiar with the WhatsApp application that allows you to chat and send free SMS with your friends. It is such a useful app, to the extend that it has completely replaced my default SMS app. WhatsApp is tied to your mobile […]
If you are an administrator/moderator of a Facebook page, you will know that previously there is no way to schedule post right within the Facebook page. To do so, you will have to resort to third party app or write your own code using the Facebook API. A good thing is, Facebook has recently introduced […]
There are plenty of graphical solution for dealing with archives (or zipped files) in Linux, but none of them beats the command line for the speed and versatility. The only bad thing about it is that there are so many different types of archives, each with its own specific syntax and properties and it can […]
If you are someone who runs a newsletter, whether for business or pleasure, you know that one of your goals is to make that newsletter the easiest to read for as many of your subscribers as possible. You also know that you might be dealing with subscribers who read their email from many devices that […]
Welcome to another segment of Ask a Windows Expert, where we dissect our readers’ questions that arrive at our inbox and publish concise answers every week on this site! If there’s anything that bothers you or arouses your curiosity, and you’d like to ask a question about it, let us know and send it to […]
I’m all about apps that make my life easier. I always find little apps that can help me increase my productivity, but every once in a while, I will hit the jackpot and find a gem among the stones, like I’ve just done today with the Dunno app.
In Ubuntu, if you are connected to the Internet, updating and upgrading the system is as easy as running the “apt-get update” and “apt-get upgrade” command. Better still, for those who prefer a GUI, you can also use the Update Manager to update your system with a simple click. Now, what if your Ubuntu computer […]
Android and Apple never seem like two companies you’d expect much collaboration from. However, during the Google I/O conference, a new emulator that allows Mac users to use Android apps on their laptops was launched. This emulator, known as Bluestacks, allows you to run Android apps on your Mac computer, much the way like you […]