Locked Out While Upgrading Your Gmail Call Phone? Try This Fix

Locked Out While Upgrading Your Gmail Call Phone? Try This Fix

For those who are looking for a free/cheap ways to make international call, Google has recently released the Gmail Call Phone feature that you can use to make phone call to any numbers in the World in your Gmail. I believe that most of you will have already played with it, and some of you […]

How To Change the Blogger Favicon

How To Change the Blogger Favicon

Although WordPress is one of the more powerful blogging platforms, I have always been a fan of Google’s Blogger. After creating my personal tech blog, TechComet, on Blogger, I realised that my blog lacked a professional touch as its favicon was set to the default Blogger logo: the white and orange “B”. If you want […]

How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing

How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing

Previously we have discussed how to perform a country specific search using any search engine. This involves filtering search results from a specific country which can be useful in certain situations. We have also seen how to perform language specific search on the web. In this tutorial we are going to learn how to use […]

Review of Qimo: Linux for Kids

Review of Qimo: Linux for Kids

We’ve talked about Linux software for kids a few times here at MakeTechEasier, but so far we’ve never actually sat down to take a closer look at whole distributions intended for children. Many people are familiar with Edubuntu, the Ubuntu spinoff intended for school and other educational institutions, but you may not know much about […]

How to Jailbreak iOS 4.0.2 For iPhone 3G in Windows

How to Jailbreak iOS 4.0.2 For iPhone 3G in Windows

The release of Apple iPhone 4 left an impression that the second generation iPhones will be out of the scenes for good. But no, iPhone 3G is always as good as the day it has been released. It may not have the same functionality as the fourth generation, but still, you will not be left […]

How to Make Incremental Backups With Rsync

How to Make Incremental Backups With Rsync

Backing up your information is very important to you, or at least it should be. One of my college professors once told me, “It is not a question of if your hard drive will crash; it is when your hard drive will crash.” Rsync is a tool that allows you to keep two distinct directories […]

Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

I have been an avid Gmail user since the first day it launched. I like the way that it integrates my calendar, tasks, contacts all in one place and allows me to manage multiple email accounts simultaneously. I almost have no complaints about it, only until recently when I need to schedule a email to […]

Configuring Conky The (Very) Easy Way

Configuring Conky The (Very) Easy Way

Conky, the amazingly versatile and useful Linux desktop application, has a bit of a reputation. It’s clearly a great app, but getting it configured can be a serious pain. Changing anything about it has always required digging through a long text file and editing cryptic lines like ${offset 240}${time %a, } ${color }${time %e %B […]

How to Upload Photos to Facebook From Ubuntu

How to Upload Photos to Facebook From Ubuntu

Since the last article on downloading photos from facebook, I have received several requests to come up with an article on uploading photos to Facebook from Ubuntu. Well, there are plenty of Windows apps that allow the users to upload photos to Facebook, but when it comes to Linux Ubuntu, there are not really too […]

How to Combine Multiple Bookmarklets And Use It From Any Computer

How to Combine Multiple Bookmarklets And Use It From Any Computer

I love using browser bookmarklets for two reasons. First, they do not require any installation and you can easily save or backup them in case you are formatting your system. Second, browser bookmarklets work seamlessly with multiple browsers and there aren’t any compatibility issues as such. Another great thing about browser bookmarklets is that they […]

3 Useful Comic Viewer Apps for Android

3 Useful Comic Viewer Apps for Android

The advent of the digital age has drastically changed our methods of consuming media. Books and music have become digitised and in the same vein it is now possible to read entire comic books from a variety of electronic devices. I have been a fan of comics for a long time and as an Android […]

How to Download Facebook Photos Without Installing Any App

How to Download Facebook Photos Without Installing Any App

Uploading photos to your Facebook account is a one way traffic. You can easily get it up, but there is no way to get it down. If you have explored all the available options in Facebook, you will find that none of them allows you to download your photos (or photos with you tagged), other […]

Facebook Wants to Know Your Location! New Check-in Features Released

Facebook Wants to Know Your Location! New Check-in Features Released

First there were Foursquare, Gowalla. Then Google join in with Latitude and Places. Now Facebook also wants to have a part of the pie. Earlier today, Facebook has released the Facebook Places that allows you to check in your location from your mobile device. Ever gone to a show, only to find out afterward that […]