If you’re wondering what to do with an old computer, check out these fourteen ways to make good use of your old coomputer before you throw it away.
Since young, I’ve developed an affectionate nostalgia for old school computing. Imagining how digital artists of the early ’90s laboriously crafted character-by-character ASCII text art, as well as ANSI, blows my mind! Today I’m going to blow your mind as well by showing you how to turn your boring lines of text into exciting ASCII text art.
Facebook is continually changing, and so are you and your needs for that matter. Relationships and friends change, as do interests, so the way you personally use Facebook is going to continue to change. The following is a revisit at the privacy settings in Facebook and what you can do to keep your account safe for the way you are currently using it.
When some people see the word “refurbished” placed in the title of a PC, their immediate reaction is to avoid the item like the plague, not knowing all the differences between a refurbished and new PC. Refurbished PC is not as bad as you think, and with a little attention, it could save you money too.
Do you use a monitor for your Mac network connections? Even though some people may feel that it’s not important, a network monitor can really come in handy – especially a free one like Private Eye.
As we welcome in a new year that many are saying will finally be “the year of the Linux desktop,” we want to take a look at some of the up-and-coming Linux distros for 2013. Read on to learn about some newer distros that we expect to continue rising in popularity, maybe even to the level of stardom, over the year.
Cloud storage is great for accessing files from multiple computers, but having to download them every time can be time consuming and tedious. RollApp File Opener for Firefox lets you open and edit any file in your cloud storage from within the browser, without having to install any other application.
Are there times or situations when you find it hard to control your Mac? Wouldn’t it be easier if you could control your Mac, such as opening iTunes, just by clapping your hands? Well luckily you can with iClapper.
Linux users who are using Red Hat-based distro will be familiar with the YUM repositories. Here are some basics of the Yum repositories that you should know.
We know you’ve got at least a little bit of geek in you because you’re reading our tech blog. How about turning back the clock and learning how far we’ve come with technology? Here are 7 wonderful (and free!) documentaries we’ve personally selected on the history of computing. They’re all available to download and/or watch online.
To tweak your Mac OSX, you often have to go deep into the System Preferences or through the terminal. With Mountain Tweaks, you now have all your tweaks available in a single place, and activating them is only a few clicks away.
Twitter allows you to save up to 25 saved searches to your account, but you may have a hard time finding the “remove saved search” option. It’s not difficult to do, it’s just kind of hidden away where many users may not look. Here’s what to do.
In Part 1 of this series, we showed you how to use your command line to access Facebook and Twitter. Google offers many different services, several of which are available from your terminal. Today you’ll learn how to manage your Google services from the command line.
A basic SSH server is vulnerable to brute force attack. Fail2Ban can detect malicious attack on your server and block the IP accordingly. Here is how you can configure Fail2Ban to protect your SSH server in Ubuntu.
KeyRocket is a Windows application that teaches you shortcuts. KeyRocket learns how you work and will show you keyboard shortcuts for actions that you perform regularly with your mouse. Once you’ve learned a shortcut, KeyRocket will stop recommendations for that actions. Check it out.
There are plenty of git site that you can use to store your projects, but if you prefer to setup and host your own git server, here is how you can do so.
Start Screen is a new feature introduced in Microsoft Office 2013. Like Windows 8, many people are used to the old layout and prefer to disable the Start Screen by default. Here are several ways to disable the start screen in Microsoft Office 2013.
In our elation over walking out the door with a new computer or device, we’re often talked into buying an extended warranty just in case the product breaks. What’s your opinon?