Share Sensitive Information Online With CloudSafe

Share Sensitive Information Online With CloudSafe

The internet helps you quickly share important information with your contacts. However you have to be careful about the internet channels you use to transmit sensitive information. Today’s hackers and malware are very advanced and can possibly intercept the files you share with your friends over IM or other applications. Of course the safest option […]

4 Steps to Master Consistency On Twitter – With Buffer [Review]

4 Steps to Master Consistency On Twitter – With Buffer [Review]

This is a guest post by Leo Widrich. Being determined and focused in what we are doing online is what makes you different to what I like to call “casual users”. Especially on Twitter it is getting more and more important to create a consistency of great content to build trust and interest amongst your […]

DexOS – The Tiny Toy OS That Runs Like a Game Console

DexOS – The Tiny Toy OS That Runs Like a Game Console

Most of the time at MTE, we focus on tutorials, reviews, and other practical applications of modern technology. Occasionally, however, some neat new toy pops up that we’ve just got to share. Such is DexOS, and if you’ve got an affinity for custom operating systems or new ways of computing, you might enjoy tinkering with […]

InstantFox Makes Searches From The Address Bar A Breeze [Firefox]

InstantFox Makes Searches From The Address Bar A Breeze [Firefox]

Ever since Google launches instant search, there have been plenty of addons and extensions that attempt to emulate the behavior either in the search bar or address bar. Some of these extensions not only successfully created the “instant” effects, some have even added more features to make it better. InstantFox is one such extension. InstanFox […]

M.A.R.S. – A Ridiculous Shooter, Indie Game Showcase

M.A.R.S. – A Ridiculous Shooter, Indie Game Showcase

At MakeTechEasier, we  have reviewed quite a handful of cross-platform indie games. The latest to catch our attention is M.A.R.S. – a ridiculous shooter (their words, not mine). Like some of the other favorites we have highlighted, M.A.R.S. is a 2D retro-style arcade game with some modern features like online multiplayer matches. The weird thing about […]

How to Choose a Suitable Hosting Company

How to Choose a Suitable Hosting Company

This is a guest post by David Murton. The usability of your site largely depends on the quality of your hosting company, as well as the services included in your web hosting package. If you choose a high-bandwidth dedicated hosting package to serve a tiny blog, you’ll probably be paying for services you don’t need. […]

Folder Menu: A Simple, Yet Useful Way To Improve Your Productivity

Folder Menu: A Simple, Yet Useful Way To Improve Your Productivity

There are plenty of ways to increase your productivity and having a quick access to various shortcuts in definitely one of the most discussed way. Folder Menu is a AutoHotKey script that allows you to quickly jump to your favorite app/folder with a single mouse click. It is a small, yet powerful and highly customizable […]

Daily Tech Deals (21st Mar 2011)

Daily Tech Deals (21st Mar 2011)

Are you looking to buy your next tech toys, computers, laptops, accessories or any other tech stuffs? Are you spending all your time and efforts comparing different sites just to find out the best deal in town? Look no further, we have scoured the web to locate the best tech deals for you. Computers & […]

How to Easily Resize Window In Gnome [Quick Tips]

How to Easily Resize Window In Gnome [Quick Tips]

How do you usually resize a window? Move your mouse pointer to the corner of the window and click to resize it, simple, right? Well, if you are using Gnome (Linux), resizing an application window can be a hit or miss affair. In some applications (such as Nautilus), the corners width are huge and you […]

Deck.ly – Longer Tweets With Less Hassle

Deck.ly – Longer Tweets With Less Hassle

Depending who you ask, the 140 character limit imposed on Twitter is a good thing. If you are a blogger you can put the title of your post up with a link. If you are a copywriter you like the challenge of saying everything you have to say in one tweet. It helps you hone […]

ISO Workshop: Extract, Backup, Convert, and Burn ISO files

ISO Workshop: Extract, Backup, Convert, and Burn ISO files

ISO is a popular format for disc image files. These files act like an actual CD/DVD when mounted through a virtual drive program. People new to the ISO format often have trouble working with the files. This is mostly because the programs meant to handle ISO files are too complicated for the average computer user. […]

10 Things You Need To Know About Internet Explorer 9

10 Things You Need To Know About Internet Explorer 9

After lot of fanfare, Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) was finally released. It is touted as the best browser by Microsoft and comes with support for the latest technology in town. Well, that may sound a bit exaggerating, but IE9 did indeed come with several impressive features. In case you are wondering whether you should upgrade […]

7 Useful Windows Desktop Gadgets

7 Useful Windows Desktop Gadgets

One of the most interesting features of Windows 7 is the ability to add “gadgets” to your desktop. These are small apps that help display information and allow you to interact with your computer without launching other programmes. In this article I will outline how these gadgets can be installed, used and will also highlight […]

Deja Dup Makes Backup A Simple Task [Linux]

Deja Dup Makes Backup A Simple Task [Linux]

There are plenty of backup options in Linux. We have covered a few here, namely, back in time, AptOnCD, and Rsync. Deja Dup Backup is yet another backup tool, except that it turns the whole complicated backup process into kid stuff.

Fedora 15 vs Ubuntu Natty Narwhal – The Battle for Your Next Desktop

Fedora 15 vs Ubuntu Natty Narwhal – The Battle for Your Next Desktop

With the changes coming to the desktops of some major Linux distributions, it looks like we’re beginning to see some welcome differentiation between how each distro presents itself to users. Fedora and Ubuntu are of course well known as some of the most popular and user-friendly Linux systems, and while they have many similarities, their […]