3 Native Tools to Help You Troubleshoot Your Problems In Windows 7

3 Native Tools to Help You Troubleshoot Your Problems In Windows 7

Having problems with your Windows 7? It will be a surprise if you don’t have a problem. How many times, for example, a problem with your network settings has stopped your internet connection? It’s something so common that we have already memorized the system restoration steps by heart, or worst still, reinstall the whole OS. […]

How to Reinstall Windows 7 Without Formatting the Hard Drive

How to Reinstall Windows 7 Without Formatting the Hard Drive

It is very common for WIndows OS to become sluggishly after some time, but when it reaches the point where you can’t get anything to run properly, you know that it is time to do a re-installation. For my Windows 7 machine, after countless installation/uninstallation of various applications (all for testing purpose), it starts to […]

How to Restore the Status Bar in Firefox 4

How to Restore the Status Bar in Firefox 4

For those who are using Firefox 4 beta 7, you will notice that the status bar is now gone. In the past, whenever you hover your mouse over a link, the URL will be displayed in the status bar. With the removal of the status bar, the URL is now displayed in the address bar, […]

2ClickUpdate Maintains And Clean Up Ubuntu With A Single Click

2ClickUpdate Maintains And Clean Up Ubuntu With A Single Click

We have previously came up with 8 ways to clean up your Ubuntu machine, but 2ClickUpdate manages to reduce all the steps to just a single click. If you are looking for a quick and easy way to update, maintain and clean up your *buntu machine, you have just found it. By itself, the update […]

8 Things You Need to Know Before Modding Your Android Phone

8 Things You Need to Know Before Modding Your Android Phone

If you have gotten an Android phone and plan to be only a casual user, this article might not be suitable for you. If however, after using your Android phone and you are tempted to mod your phone to achieve better performance, it is best to learn about some of the technical stuffs before you […]

Easily Print to PDF, Postscript And SVG Files From Any Application [Ubuntu]

Easily Print to PDF, Postscript And SVG Files From Any Application [Ubuntu]

There are plenty of extensions you can install that allow you to create PDF file for any webpage you come across. Well, if you are using Linux (particularly Ubuntu), this PDF creation feature is already inbuilt in your system and you can use it without installing any other extensions/applications. In Ubuntu, regardless which browsers or […]

What Is Your Favorite SmartPhone? [Poll]

What Is Your Favorite SmartPhone? [Poll]

Last week, we asked all of you “what’s your favorite PDF reader in Linux” and surprisingly Okular/KPDF came out top with 41 votes (31.3%). Either most of you are running KDE as your desktop manager or you install Okular (with a bunch of KDE files) in your Gnome desktop (or any other desktop manager). The […]

How to Block Unwanted Contacts In Google Chat [Quick Fix]

How to Block Unwanted Contacts In Google Chat [Quick Fix]

If you are using Gmail, you will find that it has this habit of adding your email respondents to your contact list. To make it even worst, it even automatically add those contacts to your Google Talk account, making it very cluttered and messy. I am not sure about you, but 99% of the time, […]

Yola – Build a Website, No Experience Needed

Yola – Build a Website, No Experience Needed

Having a website is a must for the majority of businesses, It is also becoming more important for individuals. Whether you freelance, are job hunting or just want a place to express yourself, there is a lot of choices out there. Yola gives you your space on the web. There are both free and paid […]

Chrome Toolbox Places Useful Features At Your Fingertips

Chrome Toolbox Places Useful Features At Your Fingertips

Have you ever encountered the situation where you have plenty of tabs open in your browser and one of them is blasting out loud advertisement video? Yes, I know, it is very irritating, especially when you don’t know which tab contains the annoying video and you have to flick through all the tabs to locate […]

Having Pidgin SSL Certificate Error? Here’s The Fix

Having Pidgin SSL Certificate Error? Here’s The Fix

Update: The latest version of Pidgin (2.7.7) has fixed this issue. For Windows users, uninstall your current version, download and install the latest version. For Ubuntu users, add the following PPA and update your system: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pidgin-developers/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade If you are using Pidgin to connect to your MSN […]

4 Free Tools to Sync Your iTunes Music to Android

4 Free Tools to Sync Your iTunes Music to Android

If you are a iPod, iPhone, iPad or whatever iDevice user, you will have no problem syncing your device with iTunes (in fact, this is the only way you can get music onto the device). But if you own an Android phone and use iTunes to purchase, store and organize your music/video, you will find […]

Your Inbox Needs Help, Use OtherInbox

Your Inbox Needs Help, Use OtherInbox

Many of us let our email inbox go. We sign up for newsletters and keep the boxes checked allowing companies and their affiliates to send us anything they’d like. This makes a mountain of email that we dread sifting through. What if you could have help? There is an application out there that will go […]

How to Display The Weather Condition As Wallpaper [Linux]

How to Display The Weather Condition As Wallpaper [Linux]

There are many ways to find out the weather condition in your city. You can go to weather.com, use weather widget or even set it on your desktop with conky. Here is yet another way that you can obtain weather information quickly: display the weather condition as a wallpaper in your desktop. WeatherPaper is a […]

How to Play The Sims 3 in Linux

How to Play The Sims 3 in Linux

Wine has come a long way in the last few years, making it fairly simple to install many popular Windows games on Linux. Cedega and PlayOnLinux have made it even easier by providing GUI assistance and management of your games. One game series, however, has proven to be consistently difficult to get working, and that’s […]

How to Hide Yourself From Selected Friends In Facebook Chat

How to Hide Yourself From Selected Friends In Facebook Chat

Facebook is “the craze” these days. From kids to moms, everyone is using it to reconnect with old friends, family members and find new people on the web. Some people use it to promote their business, others use it for fun and entertainment. Chatting with Facebook friends is again another addiction seen among most users. […]