As a former enthusiast of PDA-style devices such as the Nokia N810 and PalmPilot, moving to the iPhone was a revelation for its slick, seamless UI and vast choice of apps, though I did miss having a physical QWERTY keyboard. However, like most new iPhone users, I was soon surprised to find the on screen […]
It used to be very easy to install custom themes in Gnome 2, but if you have upgraded to Gnome Shell, particularly in Ubuntu Oneiric, you will find that there are not much customization options available for you. While Gnome Shell supports theming, there doesn’t seem to be an option for you to switch to […]
The developer of the FLV to MP3 Converter has informed us that they are offering a time limited giveaway of their popular software: FLV to MP3 Converter. If you are not aware, the FLV format is the most commonly used video format in the web. The FLV format is very popular and used by YouTube, […]
Nothing is more maddening than wanting to charge your iPhone or iPad and misplacing the dock charing cable, or even worse, having it not work well because the cable is starting to fray. While it seems easy to replace, as USB to dock cords are readily available both in stores and online, not every cord […]
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In Linux, it was called “workspaces”. In Mac, it was called “Spaces”. Even with different names, they were referring to the same thing – virtual desktop. And Windows doesn’t come with any by default. Few years back, we have covered several software that can create virtual desktop for your Windows, and nSpaces is yet another […]
Lets face it, the Android address book leaves a lot to be desired. And for many, your inbox and contact list is your livelihood. You spend a lot of time in your email program, be it in the office or on the move. Gmail seems to be the go-to email web app for those who […]
If you run a website, you’ve almost certainly heard of Google analytics. Many of you probably use it quite happily, but some of you might have wondered what other website statistic services exist. I’ve been using Statcounter for a few years now, and continue to do so quite happily. Their website can be found here.
Dropbox is more than simply a convenient way to share, store, and sync files. Thanks to some clever individuals in the development community, you can do much more with Dropbox. One of the more interesting and useful third-party applications for Dropbox is DropPages. It turns Dropbox into a simple web server, letting you publish static […]
In my previous article of the Android Widget Series, I gave a few examples of clock widgets that help keep you on time. In this weeks article, I will give examples of a few different “agenda” widgets. These widgets either place calendars, to do lists, or a variety of other organisational tools on your home […]
When you upgrade your Snow Leopard to Lion, you were probably expecting to find an experience that was better, not worse. Gestures that made your computing experience more seamless and not more fragmented. Apparently, this is not the case for some of you. There were a lot of hardware issue and software incompatibility. It get […]
In case you are not aware, Microsoft has released the first developer preview of their Windows 8 for the public to test out. If you do not have the chance to test it out, follow us to see what new features are there and what to expect in the upcoming Windows 8.
If you get caught away from your television set on Sunday, but still want to be able to catch up with the NFL football games, there are a handful of apps you’ll want to consider to keep you up to date. While not every fan has the ability to watch the games live on their […]
So you have downloaded the Windows 8 Developer Preview and wanted to give it a test in your machine. If you are planning to do a clean install, the fastest way is to burn the ISO file into a DVD and boot from it. However, as DVD ROM drive is getting obsolete, more and more […]
As a foodie, I know how important it is to find the best places to eat in your city. However, It is a harder feat than you may think to find these places. Some of the best locations to eat in your city are sometimes relatively unknown, unlike the big box fast food places in […]
Most of the apps in the Android market only do one thing and do it well. Few of them can combine plenty of features together and do them extremely well. ZDbox is an exception. It comes with plenty of features in one app and allows you to easily maintain your Android phone and keep it […]
PowerPC Macs have been discontinued by Apple but they’re still capable of basic computing tasks such as word processing, emailing and web browsing, the latter particularly true if not surfing with the resource-heavy Adobe Flash. Most of the tips covered here will be applicable to Intel Macs too – after all, the first couple of […]
A while back, we listed 8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts. That turned out to be one of our most popular articles, and still generates user response and feedback. This time we’ve found a few more gems, as well as some handy tips and tricks for having the coolest shell prompt on the proverbial block.