DuckDuckGo: A Search Engine With A Twist

DuckDuckGo: A Search Engine With A Twist

Search engines come. Search engines go. Remember Cuil? And when was the last time you used Lycos? While Google, Bing, and Yahoo! are arguably the leaders in search, there are literally dozens of search engines out there. Many of those engines track your search history and, based on that history, put you in what’s been […]

How to Migrate Images from Facebook To Google Plus

How to Migrate Images from Facebook To Google Plus

Google+ (or Google Plus) is the hot new thing in social networking. Everyone and their little sister have been clamouring for invites to set up their account in this new playground. Unfortunately, users are having to start from scratch without any of their connections, posts or other media cultivated from other social media sites. For […]

How to Use Mail Rules to Manage Your Incoming Emails [Mac]

How to Use Mail Rules to Manage Your Incoming Emails [Mac]

Have you been in a situation where you always receive emails that you don’t want to receive? Even with the help of a good spam filter – you know, the kind that filters out the messages for natural male enhancement or claiming that you have won the Spanish National Lottery, there are still many other […]

Living with Fedora – A Debian/Ubuntu User’s Take on Fedora 15

Living with Fedora – A Debian/Ubuntu User’s Take on Fedora 15

I’ve been a die-hard Debian fan for about 10 years, and I’ve written several articles on the subject. That said, most of our Linux-savvy readers are Ubuntu users, so that’s been my main desktop OS for as long as I’ve been a MakeTechEasier writer. Ubuntu has always been fine, and generally got the job done […]

Can an iPad Take the Place of a Computer?

Can an iPad Take the Place of a Computer?

Since buying an iPad 2, one of the questions I’m asked most frequently is if it can completely take the place of a computer. I’m not surprised people are asking that, as it’s the same thing I was asking before I bought it. As a writer, I’m literally on my computer from the time I […]

StartMenuXP Restores Your Start Menu to XP Style [Windows]

StartMenuXP Restores Your Start Menu to XP Style [Windows]

If you have installed lots of applications in Windows 7, you will find that your Start menu is cluttered, messy and finding the applications you need is no longer a quick and simple task. What makes it worst is that the more applications you have, the slower the Start menu loads. A task that needs […]

Search Sidebar Lets You Search Everywhere On Google

Search Sidebar Lets You Search Everywhere On Google

If you want to do a search, the usual choice is to go to Google.com and type in your search. What if you want to search in Facebook, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, or even your own Gmail or Google Docs account? You have to go the respective sites to do the search. Very troublesome, isn’t it? How […]

Using iTunes Genius on Mac, iPhone, and iPad

Using iTunes Genius on Mac, iPhone, and iPad

Some music and app fans enjoy the Genius function in iTunes, and some don’t. It’s gone through very limited changes since Apple added the function to iTunes in 2008. However, as devices have been added to the iTunes repertoire, they’ve arrived with iTunes and Genius, meaning everything that has iTunes also has the Genius capability.

Find And Create Online Courses Easily With Udemy

Find And Create Online Courses Easily With Udemy

Have you ever wanted to take up a course, but can’t find the time to do so? What about the opposite – you wanted to create your own course, but you don’t have the marketing and financial resources to attract people to join? With Udemy, you will have no more excuses not to sign up […]

Why You Need An All-In-One Utility App Like Superbox

Why You Need An All-In-One Utility App Like Superbox

Android phones are really personalized to each user. What applications you have greatly depends on your walk of life. Some people like games and others are business oriented. There are certain apps however that transcend your lifestyle. Superbox packages ten of these into one application. Not all of the Android phones come with some of […]

Topicmarks: Extract Facts from Lengthy Documents and Obtain Their Summaries

Topicmarks: Extract Facts from Lengthy Documents and Obtain Their Summaries

Mostly, lengthy texts include numerous details that do not particularly interest you. Reading these texts in their entirety to reach their crux is indeed a time-consuming process. This is precisely why while preparing for their exams, many students prefer referring to their notes instead of their textbooks; the notes include important points, facts, and summaries […]

Manage Your Finances (Simply) in Linux with wxBanker

Manage Your Finances (Simply) in Linux with wxBanker

Money. It’s something that most of us don’t have enough of. And what we have, we want to hold on to and keep track of. For many people, an old fashioned spreadsheet is perfect for their needs. The rest of us need a little something more. Not with the features, of say, ,KyMyMoney or GNUCash […]

How to Prepare Your Mac For OS X Lion

How to Prepare Your Mac For OS X Lion

Apples newest operating system, OS X Lion is expected to come some time in July. Just to tantalize us, Apple has not released a specific date, and that means that you should be ready to go at any time if you want to be the first one in your social circle to have the new […]