One of the good things about the Unity desktop is the appindicator feature that provides quick access to key parts of your application. For those who are using Ubuntu, but have replaced the Unity desktop with Gnome Shell, one of the frustration is that the appindicator does not work in Gnome Shell. Luckily, with a simple extension, you can now get those appindicator icons to work in Gnome Shell.
The leap from Windows 7 to Windows 8 introduced a handful of compatibility issues with software and drivers. Most of these issues can be fixed by using the Windows 8 compatibility mode. The Windows compatibility mode has seen few changes since its inception but is a more useful tool in Windows 8.
Peer discovery is an essential part of the BitTorrent protocol. It’s how its downloads happen so quickly: You connect to multiple people, and each of them upload a little piece of the file to you. This article explains how the whole BitTorrent DHT peer discovery process works.
Apple has been accused of losing the ability to be innovative. After the announcement during the Apple Keynoe at the WWDC, is the new iOS 7 innovative? Let us know what you think.
When you first install Ubuntu on your computer, you have the option to change the system language to your preferred language. However if you have set English as the default language and later wish to change to another system language, there is an easy way to do so in the System Settings. Here is how you can change the system language in Ubuntu.
When you change your handset, one of the most annoying tasks is to transfer contacts from your old phone to the new one. One way to transfer your contacts from iPhone to any other device would be to connect it to your computer, sync the contacts using iTunes and pray that the new device can sync with iTunes as well. Here are a few ways you can easily transfer contacts from iPhone to Android.
Managing multiple Twitter accounts can be tedious, especially if you want to maintain a consistent online presence in all of them. Fortunately, there is a Chrome extension called QuickTweet that allows you to quickly access multiple Twitter accounts with just a few clicks.
Bluetooth is a wireless standard for sending data over short distances between multiple electronics. Two or more devices connect to form personal area networks that can stretch as far as several meters. Here are ten practical and innovative ways to use Bluetooth to make your life easier.
It is easy to access Windows NTFS partition in Linux, but not the other way round. If you wish to access Linux Ext4 partition from Windows, here is one nitfy tool to help you out.
If you are taking screenshot of a web page, you will find that in most cases, it will only capture the visible part in the screen. Here is how you can capture screenshot of entire web page, directly in Windows.
Having too many tabs open can be a problematic issue at times. Not only does it become difficult to keep track of the sites you’re visiting, it can also slow your system down. With Sidewise, you can easily manage your Chrome browser tabs and place unused tabs into hibernation mode to help free up resources.
You probably have seen a threatening message from ransomware. So what is ransomware and how is it dangerous? This article explains it all.
There are plenty of Google Reader alternatives, but if you are looking for one that look just like Google Reader, CommaFeed is the one for you.
Network security is one of the main focus areas when creating or monitoring a network. The network administrators carry out random audits of network traffic by capturing the network data and analyzing the packets being transmitted from one host to another. In this article, we will discuss how to capture and analyze network traffic using the NetworkMiner tool.
Deleting a file from your computer may be the simplest thing to do, but do you know that the file still exists on your computer? Here are some tools that you can use to securely delete files in Windows.
The Unity Smart Scopes is a powerful search tool for the Unity Dash in Ubuntu. It was left out of Ubuntu 13.04 because of stability issue. If you are one of those who love to try bleeding edge stuff, here is how you can install Unity Smart Scopes in Ubuntu 13.04.
After some months of buying my own passive polarized display, I’ve realized that anyone new to this kind of hardware is probably going to have a hard time figuring it out. The learning curve isn’t incredibly steep, but there’s not much information on how to get passive 3D movies to play just how you want them.
While you are busy working on your computer, it can be a hassle for you to reply to a lot of SMS texts from your phone. With Gtext for Google Chrome, you can now send and receive SMS texts from the Gmail window.