Cron is a daemon that executes scheduled commands for Linux. You can use Cron to schedule and automate jobs in Linux, saving you from having to do them manually.
While Google and Apple have been battling it out to decide who will grab the lion’s share of the smartphone market, Ubuntu and Firefox poised to enter the market and compete with the giants. Is there any more room for new players in the smartphone market?
To open apps in Android, the typical way is to go to the app drawer and select the app you want to run. This may not be an efficient method. Using gestures to quickly launch your favorite app is perhaps one of the better way to be productive.
You probably know which are the most used audio formats across the Web, but do you know the differences between them, or how are they produced? And have you ever thought on which format is more suitable for your needs?
Do you need a quick and easy way to mash up multiple RSS feeds into a single feed? There are various tools available for this task, but the best and easiest is ChimpFeedr. It’s a simple tool that combines the RSS feeds that you choose into a single feed.
Each day, Bing features a beautiful high-quality image on their homepage. Not only that, they also provide fun facts to go along with the image. If you are in love with the images, why not bring them to your own desktop?
You have probably realized that your Android phone doesn’t last long before the battery runs flat, but what can you do about it other keeping it constantly in charge? In this article, we will show you a way to find out more about the battery consumption rate and how you can better manage it to extend its life.
If you want to make your workflow even easier, you can consider having specific applications open up automatically into separate workspaces in GNOME, saving you from having to rearrange windows the old-fashioned way.
Secure boot of Windows 8 is a useful feature to prevent malicious software applications from loading during the system start-up process. It also prevented you from dual booting your PC. In this article, we will show you how to disable the secure boot in Windows 8.
If you’re a visual artist or someone who collects a lot of images, you may have a need for a custom web gallery on your website. Piwigo is a particularly nice, open-source photo gallery software that you can install on your website.
If you are running a WordPress site that needs to aggregate content from several sources, the fastest way to populate the content is to autopost via the RSS feeds to WordPress. Here is how you can get it done.
If you often use Alt+Tab to switch between applications in Windows 8, you may often wish that you could change it just a little. Here is a simple, yet useful tool that you can use to tweak the thumbnails, margins, icons, and more for Alt+Tab.
The Mac dock is the region on your Mac where you can have access to your entire computer. The following will take a closer look at what it’s capable of.
One of the way you can use to protect your online privacy is to make use of an Onion Routing connection. In this article, I will explain what onion routing is and how it can benefit you.
Most Linux users are familiar with the various desktop manager like KDE, GNOME, etc, but few understands the important component that makes each of these desktops possible – the venerable X-Window System. Let’s take a look at this important piece of software in more detail.
If you accidentally delete any file from your Dropbox account, do you know that there is a handy feature in Dropbox that allows you to view and recover the deleted files? If you made changes to any file or folder, you can restore them to an earlier version too. Here is how you can do so.
Have you ever needed to print out a Web page, but didn’t have a printer? Or maybe you have a printer, but you’re just looking to save your ink and paper? Whatever your situation, one of the best and easiest solutions to this problem is to simply save the Web page as a PDF file.
The dialer feature for Android is often simple and usable, but often leaves much to desire. In this article, we show you a variety of ways you can add additional features to the dialer and make it even more useful.