Qubes OS is composed of light-weight virtual machines, isolated from the admin system, with each one dedicated to a special task, such as working, Internet browsing, personal activities, etc. The security comes from this virtualization process: each virtual machine comes with its own web browser, file system, etc., making sure that the different parts of your life are separated from each other, and therefore unreachable in case of breach.
Of all the things we get asked about by users transitioning from Windows to Linux, fonts come up as among the most frequently confusing aspects. While installing fonts in Ubuntu (or any Linux) is not difficult, it is quite different from Windows. For those who just want to get it over with once and for […]
Microsoft has released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Release Preview for the public to test and play it out. Some of you will have played with it, and even use it in your daily production machine. We are keen to know how impressed (or unimpressed) you are with this new OS. Here’s the poll […]
Hello there and welcome back to another segment of Ask a Windows Expert, where MTE’s readers freely ask any question they want about Windows and its operating hardware and a resident expert puts the question under a microscope until an answer pops out of it. We’re literally working around the clock to make sure every […]
Who wouldn’t want to publish their very own newspaper? There are many benefits from running your own online newspaper. Think about it. You could establish some real authority in your area of expertise. You can really help a lot of people learn way more than they would have otherwise. Plus, you could drive traffic to […]
We have covered several Android apps that allow you to sync your Android to your computer over wireless network. Most of them will turn your Android phone into a web server and you can then access it from your computer’s web browser. What if you want to browse the files and folders in your computer and move them over to your Android phone?
There are tons of ways to take screenshot in Linux. You can either use the “PrintScreen” button on your keyboard, or use the comprehensive and feature-rich Shutter to do the job. Alternatively, if you are looking for a screen capture tool that can sync your screenshots to the cloud, ScreenCloud could be the one for […]
Many people don’t know how to track statistics for their website and feel overwhelmed when they first log into Google Analytics. There’s a lot of information to see so if you’re not familiar with it, you’ll probably not know what’s important to look at or track regularly. This can vary depending on what type of […]
One of the best changes made in Windows 8’s desktop platform is its task manager. With the new task manager, you can easily diagnose problems and close applications that don’t respond with much more fluency than you have had with the old one that’s stuck around since the Cambrian era. This new and improved window […]
Rooting your Android device in essence will give you free reign to do almost any kind of customizing you would like to do. There are some pros and cons you may want to weigh before jumping into rooting your Android.
It’s never been more fun to be a photographer, and that counts for if you’re a professional or an amateur. The advent of home computers, and even more apps, makes digitally altering photos not just fun, but easy as well. One of my favorite photo-altering apps is ColorSplash Pro for Mac. My photography student daughter […]
If you read a lot of content on the Internet, chances are you also see a lot of ads, pop-ups, and other distracting elements that go along with a website. You might start out to read an article but never finish it because you were diverted into clicking another link or buying things online. Google […]
Being a technology blogger, part of my job is to download software, install and review them. Over time, my Mac seems to be the system to be what suffers from this overindulgence of software/apps. However, despite all of this downloading, I have found a way to keep my system in tip-top shape. This solution is […]
A lot of webmasters are adamant about their website’s color quality and arrangement. However, finding the right colors for your website is not always easy; it is a cumbersome process of trial and error. In some cases, the main colors of your website may not match certain objects and elements. What if you could somehow harmonize […]
Are you tired of WinRAR or Winzip pestering you to register? Well, 7-zip is a great completely free alternative that is just as powerful as either of these compression applications.
We’ve already written a review of Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and also thrown in a word on the Release Preview. Microsoft just debuted its “Surface” tablet (not to be confused with the Surface table) and it seems like there are some points I should get across regarding this new device. The material is to be […]
In this week’s Android Q&A, we talk about the alternative app market GetJar, contact management, Wi-Fi hot spots and erasing your download history.
If you have noticed, sometimes after you have updated your system, the Ubuntu Update Manager will still show a message saying that “The Package information was last updated X days ago. Press the ‘check’ button below to check for new software updates.“. This was interesting as clicking on the Check button did nothing but the same message was displayed again. After researching a bit, I found out that there were “sources” other than Canonical (Ubuntu’s official sources) which I had added over the time from private PPAs were old and was meant for earlier version of Ubuntu or they were simply broken.