In this week’s Android question roundup, we talk about privacy, Android 4.0, Windows 8 on an Android tablet and wireless picture transfer from Android to a PC. There is a lot of exciting stuff happening with the Android devices and OSes recently. Are you keeping up with what’s happening? Apple blocking the Samsung 10” tablet […]
While firewalls are not particular to the Windows operating system, many Windows users feel the utter need to use a firewall. However, they don’t know enough about how it works to tell what it’s doing for them. If you’re wondering what makes a firewall tick and how it’s protecting your computer, this article is for […]
If you are a iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Phone user, you might be familiar with the WhatsApp application that allows you to chat and send free SMS with your friends. It is such a useful app, to the extend that it has completely replaced my default SMS app. WhatsApp is tied to your mobile […]
If you are an administrator/moderator of a Facebook page, you will know that previously there is no way to schedule post right within the Facebook page. To do so, you will have to resort to third party app or write your own code using the Facebook API. A good thing is, Facebook has recently introduced […]
There are plenty of graphical solution for dealing with archives (or zipped files) in Linux, but none of them beats the command line for the speed and versatility. The only bad thing about it is that there are so many different types of archives, each with its own specific syntax and properties and it can […]
If you are someone who runs a newsletter, whether for business or pleasure, you know that one of your goals is to make that newsletter the easiest to read for as many of your subscribers as possible. You also know that you might be dealing with subscribers who read their email from many devices that […]
Welcome to another segment of Ask a Windows Expert, where we dissect our readers’ questions that arrive at our inbox and publish concise answers every week on this site! If there’s anything that bothers you or arouses your curiosity, and you’d like to ask a question about it, let us know and send it to […]
I’m all about apps that make my life easier. I always find little apps that can help me increase my productivity, but every once in a while, I will hit the jackpot and find a gem among the stones, like I’ve just done today with the Dunno app.
In Ubuntu, if you are connected to the Internet, updating and upgrading the system is as easy as running the “apt-get update” and “apt-get upgrade” command. Better still, for those who prefer a GUI, you can also use the Update Manager to update your system with a simple click. Now, what if your Ubuntu computer […]
Android and Apple never seem like two companies you’d expect much collaboration from. However, during the Google I/O conference, a new emulator that allows Mac users to use Android apps on their laptops was launched. This emulator, known as Bluestacks, allows you to run Android apps on your Mac computer, much the way like you […]
Kindle Fire may not be able to compete with some of the bigger tablets but it still has a lot to offer. It’s a great eReader that can be read at night without bothering anyone near you, maintains access to your email, documents, and allows you to download video, music, and games for on the […]
When it comes to security, most people will think of installing anti-virus software (particularly for Windows OS). However, most people are not aware that anti-virus software does not help when you are not taking the necessary precautions.
You have probably heard of the AppArmor while you are installing Ubuntu, but since it is not an application that shows up in the Application Menu and it doesn’t appear in any graphical form, most of you have probably no idea what it does and why it is essential for your system. In short, AppArmor […]
The more business that is being doing via Internet, the more it’s being done internationally. Being able to conduct business via email, text, and social networks means people are reaching out to people in other countries that might be speaking a different language. While we used to use books and translators to help translate, these […]
iOS 6 is expected to be available in the fall, but Make Tech Easier will take a look at what the software has in store for the users. The first piece of iOS 6 that we will look at today is Siri. The software presented at WWDC now has many improvements in where it is […]
If you’re a frequent e-book reader, chances are you have some kind of software installed in your computer to conveniently read these files. With FireFox’s ePub Reader extension, you can now do away with the bulky software and open epub files from within the browser.
Website owners rejoice! Google finally has an official Android application for Google Analytics. While some of the other applications out there work well, the official Google app works better. When you are not near a computer, you can now easily get your stats fix by logging in to see how well your new landing page […]
Although Windows RT isn’t available for PC models, we have the luxury of speculating whether you should get a device with either operating system because Windows 8 Professional is going to come pre-installed in one of Microsoft’s Surface tablets. We’ve gotten a few more details on how the two OS versions work. Now, we’re going […]