Recoll: Advanced Search Tool For Linux

Recoll: Advanced Search Tool For Linux

Searching your files can be an easy, or difficult task, depending on how you organize your files and documents. Recoll is a text search tool for Unix and Linux and can find keywords inside documents as well as file names. This make it a perfect tool for you to search and retrieve your files and documents quickly, whenever you need it.

How to Format External Hard Disk to exFAT Filesystem in Ubuntu

How to Format External Hard Disk to exFAT Filesystem in Ubuntu

If you are using multiple OSes and wish to transfer files from one computer to another via an external hard disk, you will want to format the hard disk to exFAT format since it is widely supported by most OS and doesn’t come with the 4GB per file restriction. Here is how you can format it to exFAT filesystem in Ubuntu.

How Do You Handle Mobile Phone Contracts? [Poll]

How Do You Handle Mobile Phone Contracts? [Poll]

No one wants to be tied into a contract or agreement for any length of time, especially when it’s for a mobile phone. It can set up a real quandary over whether you should stay with your current phone or break the contract to get the new one. How do you handle mobile phone contracts to avoid that situation?

How to Quickly Close Multiple Tabs in Browser

How to Quickly Close Multiple Tabs in Browser

There are times when you opened too many tabs in your browser and it is causing the whole system to slow down. A quick and easy way to fix this is to close as many unused tabs as possible to minimize the memory usage. However, it can be a chores if you have tons of opened tabs. Luckily, most browsers come with a way for you to quickly close multiple tabs with a single click.

How to Install Encfs and Encrypt Files in Mac OS X

How to Install Encfs and Encrypt Files in Mac OS X

Encfs is particularly useful for encrypting files that you want to store in the cloud. Using encfs in Linux and Windows is pretty straightforward as there are installers for both platforms. However, for Mac OS X, installing encfs is not as easy as it should be. Here is how you can install and use encfs in Mac OS X.

Grab Tilt-Shift Photos on Android with Awesome Miniature

Grab Tilt-Shift Photos on Android with Awesome Miniature

One of the more unique image photo types is called “tilt-shift” and is used to create images that come out looking almost like tiny models, and it is generally thought of as being used with small and medium-format cameras. If you have an Android device, then there is an app that can simulate the style when shooting pictures.

Elementary OS: An Elegant and Functional Linux Distro

Elementary OS: An Elegant and Functional Linux Distro

Once in a while, we do come across a Linux distro that is really unique and come with some special features that make it different from the rest. Elementary OS is one of them. On the first glance, you might think that it is just another clone of Mac OS X, but after you have used it, you will find that it is more than just skin deep. Let’s check it out.

How to Find Lost Emails in Gmail

How to Find Lost Emails in Gmail

Every once in a while, you just can’t seem to find the email you’re looking for. For most users, the emails are lost because they’re deleted or filtered into a Spam or Trash folder. We’ll show you how to find lost emails in Gmail.

Make Use of “+” Aliasing in Outlook.com

Make Use of “+” Aliasing in Outlook.com

In Gmail, you can append a “+” to the username and you will be able to create an email alias quickly and easily. The good news is that Outlook.com has also allowed the use of “+” in your email address. Check it out!

Why You Need A Third-Party Uninstaller

Why You Need A Third-Party Uninstaller

Windows comes with its own uninstaller, but it is mostly useless in removing all the files. To prevent this problem from happening, you need an uninstaller that looks through every crack and crevice of your computer for signs of life that the program doesn’t let Windows Installer see. Third-party uninstallers are exceedingly good at doing this.