Invisible Browsing With IBVPN + Free Giveaway

Invisible Browsing With IBVPN + Free Giveaway

Update: The contest is now closed. Connecting to the Web via VPN is one of the best way to surf the web anonymously and access to content that are not available (such as Hulu, Pandora) in your country. Hotspot Shield is one of the popular VPN around. It is free and is compatible with Windows […]

Quick Review Of Firefox Beta For Android

Quick Review Of Firefox Beta For Android

There is no lack of browsers in the Android market, but still, the release of Firefox beta for Android is worth all the attention. The beta version of Firefox for Android brings much changes and improvement to its pre-alpha build. Plenty of new features such as sync, addons, awesome screen and the improved user-interface are […]

Midori – The Little Browser that Just Might Surprise You

Midori – The Little Browser that Just Might Surprise You

You know all the web browsers, right? At least, all the REAL browsers. There’s Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, and of course Internet Explorer. It’s not likely any more little guys could join a game with players like that, right? If you were to try Midori, the WebKit-based GTK web browser for Linux and Windows, you […]

Beautify Your Gnome Desktop With Elegant Gnome Pack [Linux]

Beautify Your Gnome Desktop With Elegant Gnome Pack [Linux]

Linux users who are using the Gnome desktop and love the dark theme, you got to try the Elegant Gnome Pack – said to be the most complete dark theme for Gnome desktop. Don’t take my word for it. Check out the screenshots below and decide for yourselves. Desktop with Cairo Dock (Click to enlarge)

4 Tools to Edit The Context Menu in Windows

4 Tools to Edit The Context Menu in Windows

The context menu is the small window that popup when you right click your mouse. When you right click your mouse on a file/folder, the context menu will show a list of useful options for you to choose. The bad thing is, it is usually not configurable by default. For example, while keeping Firefox as […]

Google Chrome For Linux Now Comes With About:Labs Features [News]

Google Chrome For Linux Now Comes With About:Labs Features [News]

For Linux users who have been using the dev build of Google Chrome, you can now head over to the “about:labs” page and enjoy some Labs feature. The “about:labs” page has been around for the Linux build for quite some time, but unlike the Windows version, nothing was available. In the latest update of Google […]

How to Selectively Disable UAC Prompt For Certain Applications

How to Selectively Disable UAC Prompt For Certain Applications

Compared to Windows Vista, Windows 7 comes with a less annoying UAC (User Account Control) and also a mean to control how and when you want it to appear. However it is not perfect yet. There are several instances where it will show a prompt when you start an application, and that can be annoying […]

How to Configure Language Settings in KDE

How to Configure Language Settings in KDE

KDE Software Compilation is managed and developed by people who live all over the world, and users from all over the world contribute by providing translations, regional settings, and keyboard layouts for various languages. Because of this, there is a good chance that you can configure KDE to work with your language. All of the […]

Customizing Glide OS [Part 2]

Customizing Glide OS [Part 2]

In our earlier article, we discussed how you can set up an online operating system using Glide OS. Glide OS 4.0 is a free cloud computing solution, which offers a wide range of web based applications under one umbrella.  Glide provides cross platform compatibility for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris and a wide range […]

GetGlue: A Multi Platform Recommendation Service

GetGlue: A Multi Platform Recommendation Service

Sharing is one of the things that makes life more interesting. What’s so fun about having favorite things if you can’t share them with your friends and family? The joy is in telling people we love about things that enrich our lives: a good book that you’ve just read, a beautiful song that you’ve just […]

5 Great Safari Extensions

5 Great Safari Extensions

One of the biggest enhancements in Safari 5 was the addition of extensions. Many browsers already had the capability, but never Safari. With an API for open development, tons of cool extensions have cropped up that can make your browsing experience far richer, and way more efficient. From social networking to sports, here are 5 Safari […]

DragonDisk: A Free Amazon S3 Desktop Client For Linux And Windows

DragonDisk: A Free Amazon S3 Desktop Client For Linux And Windows

Amazon S3 is an useful web service that provides unlimited storage at a very cheap rate. It is a good place for people to backup their files to and also for webmasters to offload their images/scripts to reduce their server load. In Windows and Mac, there are several applications that allow you to access Amazon […]

5 Useful Ways To Utilize Your 25GB Skydrive Account

5 Useful Ways To Utilize Your 25GB Skydrive Account

Over the past few years, more and more companies are offering web-based versions of their software. In the same manner, more options for storage in the clouds are available. Here at Make Tech Easier, we have given you several ways to back up, sync and store things. Microsoft’s Skydrive is another such option. A couple […]

Winners of PixelApp’s Magic Collage

Winners of PixelApp’s Magic Collage

Thanks for all your participation. The PixelApp’s Magic Collage contest had come to an end. Here are the 10 winners: Robert Ocheltree Goh Wee Loon @uncleshinn Andrew Stifora @AndrewStifora Stephen Balousek @sbalousek bebery santos Jennifer Gandarias @jgandarias72 keri Toby Cyr Hovsep Avedissian @ha014 myimmortalize @myimmortalize Congratulation! You will be notified of your winning shortly.

How to Install and Run Silverlight in Linux

How to Install and Run Silverlight in Linux

Love it or hate it, we all know Flash, but Microsoft’s equivalent, Silverlight, is a bit less well known. With Silverlight you can stream video and create animations, in fact you can even use it to create Windows sidebar widgets. However, in what may come as a bit of a shock, Microsoft Silverlight doesn’t play […]

Dropbox Android App Review

Dropbox Android App Review

In my previous Dropbox article, I highlighted that Dropbox had released apps for the Android, iOS and Blackberry platforms. These enabled Dropbox users to access their data while on the move. However, the apps, especially the Android one, was very much in its infancy and there were a lot of basic functions that it lacked. […]