How to Differentiate A Phishing Facebook Mail

How to Differentiate A Phishing Facebook Mail

I have recently received a phishing mail with the sender address from “facebookmail.com”. The phishing mail looks exactly the same as the real notification email from Facebook, and if not careful, I would have clicked the link and give away my facebook login name and password. Here’s a screenshot of the original vs the phishing […]

How to Block Programs In Windows 7 Without Using AppLocker

How to Block Programs In Windows 7 Without Using AppLocker

While Applocker is a useful feature that allows you to block specific programs in Windows, it comes with one caveat – it is only available in Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise edition. Those who are using Home or Starter edition will not be able to use this app. In that post, we will show you […]

15+ Useful AppIndicator Applets For Ubuntu

15+ Useful AppIndicator Applets For Ubuntu

Appindicator was first introduced in Ubuntu karmic as a replacement for the Gnome panel applet. It is a small applet to display information from various applications consistently in the panel. It can also be used as a access point to access (and control) the application without having to open the application. if you are running […]

Create Simple Static Websites With Orbs

Create Simple Static Websites With Orbs

If you want to create a website with a lot of articles, there are many blogging platforms (such as Blogger and WordPress) which will help you do so. However, sometimes you may just wish to create a static web site that displays a set of information. These types of web sites can be for personal […]

How To Change Your TweetDeck Password [Quick Tips]

How To Change Your TweetDeck Password [Quick Tips]

On the first read, you may be wondering “how difficult can it be to change a password? Can’t I just go to my account and change the password?” Well, that may be the case for any other account, but when it comes to TweetDeck, you are out of luck. If you are a TweetDeck user […]

LibreOffice – The Likely Future of OpenOffice

LibreOffice – The Likely Future of OpenOffice

For those of you who don’t follow tech news, here’s a brief summary: OpenOffice, supported by Sun, has long been known as a excellent free alternative to MS Office. When Oracle bought Sun, many feared that Oracle’s control might not necessarily be a good thing for the project. Some members of the OpenOffice team decided […]

WingPanel: A Super Sexy Space-Saving Top Panel

WingPanel: A Super Sexy Space-Saving Top Panel

For those who are tired of the top Gnome panel taking up the full length of the screen, you can now try out Wing Panel to free out the extra space. Wing Panel is a panel (created by the Elementary team) designed to show only the indicator-applets and session applet. It is a small panel […]

How to Setup HDMI Digital Playback in Linux

How to Setup HDMI Digital Playback in Linux

Like many people, I have an HDTV in my house that supports HDMI input devices, such as Blu-ray players. I also like to watch streaming content over the Internet, downloaded videos, and listen to music all from my TV and home theater system. Unfortunately, I do not have a Boxee box or a Roku box. […]

VirtualBox 4.0 Review: What to Expect From This Major Release

VirtualBox 4.0 Review: What to Expect From This Major Release

Out of the many virtualization software, VirtualBox is my personal favorite. It is lightweight, run fast and support a great deal of OSes (including Mac Snow Leopard). The latest release of VirtualBox 4.0 brings even more changes to the already useful software. This is a major release and it added plenty of new features as […]

How To Configure IMAP and Sync iPhone Notes To Your Email

How To Configure IMAP and Sync iPhone Notes To Your Email

One thing I like most about my iPhone is that I can take notes wherever I go. As a writer, it is very important for me to take notes from time to time as ideas don”t come easy. However, prior to the release of iOS 4.0, it was very inconvenient for me to retrieve my […]

What Is Your Favorite Browser? [Poll]

What Is Your Favorite Browser? [Poll]

The poll two week ago was “Do you wish to see Delicious shut down?” and the results were out. 51% of you don’t use the Delicious bookmarking service and it doesn’t matter if it close down or not. 42% of you have hoped that Delicious DO NOT get shut down. A mere 7% wish to […]

How to Delete Duplicates in iTunes (And Not Just By Name!)

How to Delete Duplicates in iTunes (And Not Just By Name!)

One of iTunes’ greatest features is its ability to quickly and easily track down duplicates hiding in your library. Duplicates can be a big problem in that they not only use up extra hard drive space that is essentially wasted, but they also make your iTunes library messy, which many users don’t appreciate. With a […]

Make Tech Easier Got A New Facelift

Make Tech Easier Got A New Facelift

It is a brand new year and we have given Make Tech Easier a complete makeover. Our site now has a completely different look and we have also added several useful features. 1. Speed The main emphasis of this new design was to improve the page load time. Using the Genesis framework (affiliate link), cache […]

How to Import KeePassX Password to LastPass (And Vice-versa)

How to Import KeePassX Password to LastPass (And Vice-versa)

KeePass (KeepassX for Linux) has always been my favorite password manager. It works in all platforms, including portable USB drive and can generate secure passwords and store them securely. One thing that it doesn’t support is a browser plugin that can detect the site you are visiting and auto-fill the login field for you. For […]

How to Keep Your Digital Life Synchronized – Automatically!

How to Keep Your Digital Life Synchronized – Automatically!

This is a guest post from Anders Vinther (Easy-Email.net) These days, most people use a variety of electronic devices every day – computers, smartphones, iPads – you name it. I think the only person left who only uses one computer is my mum. We all know how difficult it is to keep your information up […]