Google is a favorite among free software lovers because of their tendency to “don’t be evil.” This guide will show you how to hook up the programs on your Ubuntu desktop to the variety of Google web apps, for the nice, Linux-y experience we’re all looking for.
Love listening to music? Then I am sure you have spent plenty of time scouring the web for tracks that enthral you. While there are plenty of music discovery apps, most of them use a playlist suggestion algorithm and they don’t work well all the time. Serendip is one that uses suggestions from real people, people who shared the same musical taste, to find music that truly matches with what we love to hear.
It is common to have problems on your computer, but if you install a hefty application for every problem you have, very soon, your computer will have tons of applications that not only take up plenty of storage space, but also plenty of useless features that you never going to use. It’s hard to find something small and sleek, do the thing that it supposes to do and do it well. You got 10 of them below.
Sharing the Internet connection on your Mac is particularly useful when you are travelling and there is only a corded connection. You can easily setup a Wifi network and share the Internet with your coworker.
Ubuntu usually boots and run quite speedily, but that doesn’t mean you can’t push its performance further. Here are 4 useful ways you can speed up your Ubuntu
iTunes may be the default music player in Mac, but it may not be the best. Here are 5 great alternatives that you can use to replace iTunes in Mac.
Most of us have a tolerance of seeing and accepting ads within the apps, but when the ads become too intrusive and annoying, you know it is time to use counter measures to remove them from your system. Here is some of the ways you can use to remove them.
Zsh is a very powerful shell that is more popular than the commonly used Bash. It is highly interactive and flexible enough to customize it to your needs. It also comes with a powerful auto-completion functionality, along with recursive searches and a corrector included. For all that, some consider Zsh as an extended Bourne Shell.
Testing your websites on different version of IEs can be a difficult task since you are only allowed to install a single version of IE on your Windows. If you are using IE 9, you won’t be able to test on IE 7 or 8, and vice versa. IE Tab is an extension for Google Chrome that allows you to load a page using the IE rendering engine in a Chrome tab. With this extension, you can test out your sites in different version of IE without leaving Chrome.
Linux has been around for more than 20 years and serves happily in both desktop and server roles. But it didn’t show up overnight. Linux is the result of the collaboration of lots of people over the years.
There are a number of apps for iOS that can help monitor hurricanes. They go further than the regular weather apps do. While many of them cost a dollar or two or more, there are also three apps that are free that do everything you need or want them to, eliminating the need to spend anything on them.
Learn how to control the Spotify music player on Mac with a small desktop accessory called Bowtie. This app stays within quick reach and helps to save time.
Virtual machine is a good way to test out your applications without affecting the main host system. The disadvantage is that they are mostly desktop-bound and require you to allocate tens of gigabytes of space to it. If you are looking for a quick, small and portable virtual solution, Hopedot VOS could be the one you are looking for. And yes, we have free license keys to giveaway for this great software.
YouTube is great for business, social media marketing, creating tutorials, and entertainment but it does lack some features that would take it from ordinary to extraordinary. Here are some great extensions for Google Chrome that will enhance your viewing experience making YouTube all you ever wanted it to be!
By default, when we talk about a shell in Linux, most people think of Bash. It is true that it is the most wide spread and arguably one of the simplest shell to begin with, but there are also plenty of other shells out there yearning for your attention. Today, we shall go through another very famous shell: the Korn Shell (“ksh” for the intimates).
Many users love Windows 7. In fact, they might love it so much that they are ready to ignore some of its shortcomings and annoyances. What if I tell you that you can have all of Windows 7’s positive features while getting rid of some of its annoyances? It’s possible to get rid of some of the most annoying things in Windows 7 with a few simple fixes. Here’s how:
One of the most frustrating moments that a person can experience is the untimely appearance of the spinning rainbow wheel. If you’re getting taunted by that rotating circle of colors, then it might be time to start taking action against it. We’ve got a few commands you can take into Terminal to combat that colorful bringer of death.
It can be a learning process for sure to figure out the way around an iPad’s touchscreen, from gestures to simply selecting something on a touchscreen. The following is a listing of the gestures, as well as the different tapping and selecting methods for the iPad.