A Brief History of Brown: Ubuntu Feature Timeline

A Brief History of Brown: Ubuntu Feature Timeline

Love it or hate it, Ubuntu has changed the way Linux is perceived by many. What was once a mysterious hacker OS is now on the desktop of many technophobic grandmothers, and part of that success in recent years is due to Ubuntu. Next month, we’ll have the newest long-term release, 10.04 Lucid Lynx. A […]

How to Install And Setup Ubuntu One In Kubuntu

How to Install And Setup Ubuntu One In Kubuntu

Last year MTE gave you a hands on review of the beta release of Ubuntu One, Canonical’s answer to the popular Dropbox file syncing service.¬†Ubuntu One allows users to have a local folder on their computers linked and synced with a folder on an Ubuntu One server. They can also share files with their other […]

Automatically Save Tweeted Links With Packrati.us

Automatically Save Tweeted Links With Packrati.us

The social aspect of the web is intertwining itself into everything new. Applications and programs are coming out daily to add a new social feel to old out-dated applications. Some combine two applications to make one super application. One such web based application is Packrati.us. The basic idea behind Packrati.us is to capture all of […]

Winners of TonidoPlug And WebSharePro

Winners of TonidoPlug And WebSharePro

Thanks to all those who have participated in the TonidoPlug and WebSharePro free giveaway. Here are the winners: Winners of TonidoPlug ($99) 1. Pubudu Kodikara 2. panthar Winners of WebSharePro ($14.99) 1. Jay 2. Jeremy Harrisonrison 3. sikku 4. ralphwilliams 5. Robert Schmandt 6. AndrewStifora 7. davidriggs 8. CY 9. Michael Schemer II All the […]

Smooth Gestures Adds Mouse Gestures To Your Google Chrome

Smooth Gestures Adds Mouse Gestures To Your Google Chrome

Update: This Google Chrome extension is no longer available in the Web store. When I am using Firefox, one of the extension that I can’t live without is FireGesture. I love how it allows me to switch between tabs, view source, go back history, go forward, undo close tabs and many more stuffs with minimal […]

How to Get Chrome’s Smart OmniBar in Firefox

How to Get Chrome’s Smart OmniBar in Firefox

As we all know, the Google Chrome is famous for its minimalist approach to laying out the interface. There is no menubar and statusbar and the tabs are located out of the window rather than inside the window. One of the important component that it has successfully discarded is the search bar. Instead, there is […]

How to Configure Gmail And Google Apps For Spicebird

How to Configure Gmail And Google Apps For Spicebird

Spicebird is one of my most favorite Email client as it can fulfill all my other important needs like blog, RSS, Calender etc. Here is a tutorial that will explain how to configure your Gmail and Google Apps mail account on Spicebird. Download and install Spicebird. After you start it for the first time, you […]

Beginner’s Guide to Git

Beginner’s Guide to Git

If you’re a Linux user, you’ve likely come across Git at some point, perhaps while trying to download a new program or looking into version control systems like CVS or Subversion. Git is the revision control system created by the Linux kernel’s famous Linus Torvalds due to a lack of satisfaction with existing solutions. The […]

How To Integrate Topsy Into Your WordPress Site

How To Integrate Topsy Into Your WordPress Site

The search engines that we are used to, like Google and Yahoo, rely on spiders crawling through web sites indexing the keywords they find.¬†Therefore, when someone is searching for a certain topic, like “technology,” these search engines will display whatever they found, ranked by popularity on the page. Topsy is different. It’s a people-powered search […]

XMind: A Cross-platform Mind-mapping Solution

XMind: A Cross-platform Mind-mapping Solution

The human mind can be a beautiful thing. Great human minds have constructed towering structures, synthesized cures for diseases, and created works of art that inspire millions with hope and compassion. But even the best of minds need a little help, and often times, the more a person has floating around in his/her mind, the […]

What is PubSubHubbub and How to Implement It In WordPress

What is PubSubHubbub and How to Implement It In WordPress

One of the most frequently asked question from content publishers (that means all bloggers, you and me alike) is “How to make sure that my feed subscribers can read my latest update the moment I publish it?” This nearly real-time technology is not really possible in the past, but with PubSubHubbub (yes, it kinda sounds […]

[Mac] Resize Images Automatically Using Automator

[Mac] Resize Images Automatically Using Automator

We’ve written about Automator multiple times here at Make Tech Easier not only because we think it is an easy and fun tool to work with, but also because we believe that it helps in saving a lot of time for the average computer user. Apple has spent a lot of time in making this […]

SlideScreen: A Beautiful Alternative to Android Home Screen

SlideScreen: A Beautiful Alternative to Android Home Screen

The default Android home screen is rather functional. You can fully customize it by placing various kind of widgets, shortcuts on the desktop, change the wallpapers and you can swipe to switch screen. Now, if you are looking for a more functional home screen, one that can allow a busy person like you to better […]