MTE Explains: How Search Engines Work

MTE Explains: How Search Engines Work

You’ve been using search engines for a long time now. You probably used one to find this article. But do you know how they work? This post will give you a basic understanding of how search engines work to find all the information you wouldn’t be able to find on your own.

Show Notification Counts on Pinned Tabs in Chrome

Show Notification Counts on Pinned Tabs in Chrome

Do you use pinned tabs in Chrome as a way to keep up with your email and/or social networking sites – like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? Wouldn’t it be great if you could display notification counts for messages and unread items on your pinned tabs? Here’s how you can do so.

Save Websites for Offline Viewing with WebCopy

Save Websites for Offline Viewing with WebCopy

There are some websites that we refer to regularly. Those websites could be handy to have offline in the event you can’t get on the Web, and WebCopy can make that happen. WebCopy allows you to not only save websites for offline viewing but allows you to customize how they download for optimal offline performance.

How to Create Custom Web App For Your Favorite Websites In Chrome

How to Create Custom Web App For Your Favorite Websites In Chrome

Chrome OS makes it easy to access your favorite websites, but there’s a catch. By default, your website of choice must have already submitted an app to the Chrome Web Store. This is a problem, as some major websites do not have an app available, such as Wikipedia. The good news is that creating custom web apps of your own isn’t that difficult.

Resize Window More Efficiently in Mac

Resize Window More Efficiently in Mac

When resizing application windows in Mac, there are a few tricks that you can do to make the resizing more efficient. 1. Move your cursor to the edge (side or top) of the window. You should see the cursor change into a double arrow. 2. Click the left mouse key together with any of the […]

Speed Up Mac OS X By Disabling Window Animations

Speed Up Mac OS X By Disabling Window Animations

If you are a Mac OS X user, you can speed up your Mac by simply disabling the window animations. 1. Open the terminal. 2. Type the following command: defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool false That’s it.

How To Encrypt Your Android Phone

How To Encrypt Your Android Phone

Android version 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) comes with the ability to encrypt your Android phone. While the process may be intimidating, it’s pretty straightforward. Here is how you can easily encrypt your Android phone.

How To Create Temporary Bookmarks In Firefox

How To Create Temporary Bookmarks In Firefox

If you don’t want note-taking apps for simply saving web pages, try this neat Firefox add-on called Temporary Bookmarks. This add-on allows you to bookmark webpages and clear them when you close the browser, or after a specified amount of time.

Auto Generate Passwords in Google Chrome

Auto Generate Passwords in Google Chrome

If you are creating a new account on a site, Google Chrome can automatically generate a new secure password for you and insert into the password field. 1. In Google Chrome, type “about:flags” in the omnibox. 2. Scroll down the list till you find the field “Enable password generation“. Click “Enable”. 3. Relaunch the Chrome […]