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 […]

3 Easy Ways To Check The Health Of Your Hard Disk In Windows 7

3 Easy Ways To Check The Health Of Your Hard Disk In Windows 7

Hard disk failure happens for several reasons – a power failure, virus infection, a bad installation, and many other things that can lead to strange behaviours. In this post we will show you how you can diagnose and solve your hard disk problems with the default tools in WIndows 7. Note: The order is not […]

Use BridgeURL To Shorten Multiple Links In One Shot

Use BridgeURL To Shorten Multiple Links In One Shot

With the emergence of micro blogging websites like Twitter, Facebook, MySpace etc – an entire army of URL shortening services have evolved. You have used some of the popular URL shortening services e.g Bit.ly,  Tinyurl.com, Goo.gl and so on. All of these services allow you to shorten a long link, so that you can use […]

How to Run Android OS On Your iPhone 2G/3G

How to Run Android OS On Your iPhone 2G/3G

It seems ironic that you will make your iPhone run on Android OS. However, for those who are bored or have nothing to do with their obsolete iPhone models, this guide may be a bit useful just to satisfy one’s curious mind. Just like your computer, you can make a dual-boot iPhone, i.e. making it […]

Flipboard: A Must-have Social Magazine App For iPad

Flipboard: A Must-have Social Magazine App For iPad

When Flipboard first released for the iPad, it appeared to be the ultimate solution to turn iPad into an interactive newspaper. Unfortunately, upon further use, it just did not have the content integration to make it a viable solution. That was in the past. After numerous updates, it has improved by leaps and bounds and […]

ShowDocument Lets You Hold Web Meetings With Ease

ShowDocument Lets You Hold Web Meetings With Ease

Thanks to the web, the other parts of the world are becoming more accessible for everything from sharing your family pictures, to having employees scattered all over the globe. One of the challenges of having a remote workforce is – how the heck can you organize even the most basic meeting? When collaborating with multiple […]

How to Draw Arrows in Gimp

How to Draw Arrows in Gimp

Photoshop users who have switched to GIMP will notice that some of the PS features are not readily available in Gimp. Drawing arrows is one of them. As a tech blogger who have to edit plenty of screenshots everyday, there are times where I need to draw arrows on the images to illustrate the point. […]

How to Install and Use Dropbox in Kubuntu

How to Install and Use Dropbox in Kubuntu

We have gone through how you can upgrade your Dropbox to version 1.0 in Ubuntu, but that method won’t work for Kubuntu (which is running KDE). The frontend for Ubuntu included with Dropbox currently has Gnome dependencies, namely Nautilus. If you are using Kubuntu or any other KDE-based distribution, you probably do not want Nautilus […]