Minecraft Tips and Tricks for Newbies

Minecraft Tips and Tricks for Newbies

If you haven’t actually played Minecraft by now, you’ve probably at least heard the buzz about it. Perhaps the astonishing sales numbers, or the guy who built a working CPU with game blocks, or the attack on their servers from angry script kiddies. If you haven’t tried it, imagine this: if the entire world was […]

7 Ways to Beautify Your KDE 4 Desktop

7 Ways to Beautify Your KDE 4 Desktop

Part of the big hype over the release of KDE 4 was its new and improved eye candy, mostly due to the Plasma workspace. Those who liked the changes, loved the new KDE from the beginning. Those who did not are still complaining about it. But like any good desktop environment, you are by no […]

A Quick Look At Ubuntu One For Windows Public Beta

A Quick Look At Ubuntu One For Windows Public Beta

Canonical’s own cloud storage service – Ubuntu One has been quite mature in its own Ubuntu platform. The previous news was that a version of Ubuntu One for Windows is coming soon and could bring the cloud service up a notch. Well, that day has arrived. Ubuntu One for Windows is now in beta and […]

Step by Step Guide To Install Windows XP Mode In Windows 7

Step by Step Guide To Install Windows XP Mode In Windows 7

Windows 7 came with a very interesting feature called Windows XP mode. This feature allows you to setup a Windows XP virtual machine inside Windows 7 and execute any Windows XP’s program from it. If you are an advanced user, for sure you know about VirtualBox, which has been covered plenty of times in Make […]

Comprehensive Guide to Set Up And Use Find My iPhone

Comprehensive Guide to Set Up And Use Find My iPhone

What are you going to do if you misplace or lose your iPhone? Probably file a report saying you lost your iPhone, or tell your family and friends to help you find it.  In short, you are helpless and you started waiting that somebody would return your lost iPhone to your doorstep. But you know […]

Create Your Own Private Social Communities With Frid.ge

Create Your Own Private Social Communities With Frid.ge

How many of you use social sites? Do you find yourself using Twitter or Facebook for more private communication? There are other options out there. Frid.ge is a private social site offering a lot of what you are used to without the prying eyes of everyone who have friended or followed you everywhere else on […]

How to View Your Website Mobile Theme On Your Desktop Browser

How to View Your Website Mobile Theme On Your Desktop Browser

With tons of plugins and turnkey solutions out there, any webmaster can easily flip the switch and activate the mobile theme for their website. The problem is, how can the webmaster check out how his/her site look like on a mobile device, if he/she does not own a smartphone? Fret not, with a little trickery, […]

Netfront Life Screen: A Beautiful Home Replacement App For Android

Netfront Life Screen: A Beautiful Home Replacement App For Android

There is no lack of home screen replacement apps for Android. From Home++ for the older days, the revolutionary Slidescreen to the widely popular ADW and LauncherPro, there will sure be one that suits your needs. NetFront Life Screen is yet another home screen replacement app, and yes, it is beautiful and elegant. NetFront Life […]

How to Customize Your WordPress Administration Area

How to Customize Your WordPress Administration Area

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems out there. Thousands of bloggers use WordPress to power their blogs, websites, forums and other online publications. The best thing regarding WordPress is it’s rich inventory of useful plugins – there are different types of plugins available for customizing your requirements. Do you know that […]

How to Unsubscribe From Mailing Lists With Ease

How to Unsubscribe From Mailing Lists With Ease

Everyone has done it one time or another. You subscribed to too many email newsletters and got overloaded. I have an email address that was so overpopulated with junk, spam and newsletters I just gave up on it. Instead of getting deeper and deeper into newsletter hell, you can use Unsubscribe.com to help reclaim your […]

A Long Overdue Look at XFCE

A Long Overdue Look at XFCE

Here at MakeTechEasier, we’ve covered Linux desktop issues of all kinds, and we’ve examined desktop environments both well known (Gnome and KDE) as well as somewhat obscure (Window Maker, LXDE). For some reasons, we’ve never taken a close look at the very popular XFCE desktop environment. It’s nearly as feature-rich as Gnome, but with a […]

Banshee: Is It Good Enough To Be The Default Music Player For Ubuntu?

Banshee: Is It Good Enough To Be The Default Music Player For Ubuntu?

In the upcoming version of Ubuntu (11.04 Natty Narwhal), Banshee will be replacing Rhythmbox as the default music player. A quick look at our archive and we were surprised that we have not covered Banshee before. It is always better late than never. In this article, we are going to take a closer look at […]

4 More Linux Games to Distract You From Work

4 More Linux Games to Distract You From Work

As Linux gains more popularity, the number of major commercial game vendors supporting Linux has not increased, but independent developers are certainly taking notice. Here are four more Linux games that are sure to distract you from real work. Be sure to play them only when your boss is not looking. Enjoy!

How To Create A System Repair Disc in Windows 7

How To Create A System Repair Disc in Windows 7

I don’t know when you are going to have your next computer disaster but I’m sure you are going to have one. You can be sure that eventually you are going to suffer from one of the following issues: An electrical failure A virus infection A fault in your operating system A faulty driver Any […]