if you are still using an old laptop, you might be better off disabling all the windows effects and animations in Ubuntu 13.04 so as to improve the performance of the system.
In Firefox, you can press the “/” key in your keyboard (when your cursor is not in any input field) to quickly activate the Quick Search bar. Alternatively, you can go to “Preferences -> Advanced -> General and tick the box “Search for text when I start typing”. This will allow you to search for […]
Google Now is a new concept from Google that’s about getting the right information at the right time. You can bring the Google Now look and feel to your new tab page in Chrome with a new unofficial extension in the Chrome Web Store.
You may also have seen PDF files that come with form that you can fill in. In case you are wondering how you can create a PDF file with fillable form, here is one easy way you can do so, and it is free of charge.
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Which do you think will win the drop test? the Galaxy S4 or the iPhone 5?
If you’re thinking about purchasing a 3D monitor, this article will answer many of the more popular questions about them.
Open a terminal and type the following command: sudo apt-get install fonts-cantarell lmodern ttf-aenigma ttf-georgewilliams ttf-bitstream-vera ttf-sjfonts ttf-tuffy tv-fonts ubuntustudio-font-meta This will install hundreds of different fonts in Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro). Full article
In your browser’s URL bar, simply type in the following mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org and it will open a Compose Email window (from your default email client) with the recipent field filled in. Refer to the full article for more configuration options.
By default, when you are composing an email in Gmail, it will popup a compose window at the right bottom corner of the window. A quick trick is to press “Shift” while clicking the Compose button. This will open a bigger Compose area in its own window.
Open the Google Search app in Android and tap the “Mic” icon. Next, tap the Menu button and select “Search with camera”. Take an image of the barcode/qr code and it will take you to the URL embedded in the barcode/qr code.
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to perform website searches from your Mac’s desktop? With Phlo, you can now search any website with ease.
If you’re looking for a built-in tool to convert files in Google Drive, then try DriveConverter, a web app and Chrome extension specially built for Google Drive. It offers more flexible conversion features for documents, images and music files.
Google Drive offers a lot of features for users, but some of the basics have always been missing, such as password protection. Here is how you can password protect a spreadsheet in Google Drive.
Do you have a website that you frequently visit on your Android phone? You can pin your favorite sites to the home screen along with your other apps.
Be it a laptop or a mobile device, you always want the battery to last as long as possible without it dying on you. If you are running Linux on your laptop, you can make use of the TLP module to manage your computer’s power usage in the background.
With more and more Internet Service Providers capping bandwidth for subscribers, these users have to find ways to monitor network usage to avoid slow service and high fees. Windows 8 has a built-in tool to show network usage statistics as well as ways to limit your usage to help keep on top of it before your ISP caps you.
With Google Reader on its way out, it could be worth your while to consider transitioning to one of the free alternatives to Feedburner featured here.